46,000 GM Autoworkers Begin Nationwide Strike

Thousands of General Motors workers have gone on strike, marking the first nationwide strike at GM since 2007. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! A four-year labor…

Thousands of General Motors workers have gone on strike, marking the first nationwide strike at GM since 2007. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! A four-year labor deal between GM and the United Automobile Workers (UAW) union expired over the weekend, with the parties...

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Hot Off the Press — MetalMiner’s 2020 Annual Metal Outlook!

Have you set your 2020 metals budget? Make sure your purchasing strategy is sound with MetalMiner’s 2020 Annual Metals Outlook! Click on the image below to get your complimentary sample of the 2020 Annual Metals Outlook. The full report is only available to corporate subscribers. However, the free sample report includes access to: Executive summary…

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Have you set your 2020 metals budget? Make sure your purchasing strategy is sound with MetalMiner’s 2020 Annual Metals Outlook! Click on the image below to get your complimentary sample of the 2020 Annual Metals Outlook. The full report is only available to corporate subscribers. However, the free sample report includes access to: Executive summary...

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Week in Review: Nickel Ore Export Ban, U.S. Auto Sales and MetalMiner Insights

Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and some of the metals storylines here on MetalMiner: Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook Alcoa reached a tentative four-year labor deal with the United Steelworkers union. Indonesia announced it intends to…

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Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and some of the metals storylines here on MetalMiner: Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook Alcoa reached a tentative four-year labor deal with the United Steelworkers union. Indonesia announced it intends to...

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Automotive MMI: Record-Setting August for Some Automakers as Sales Surge

The Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell one point this month for a September MMI reading of 85. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook U.S. Auto Sales General Motors continues to report on a quarterly basis; in July, the automaker reported its second-quarter deliveries were down 1.5% on a…

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The Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell one point this month for a September MMI reading of 85. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook U.S. Auto Sales General Motors continues to report on a quarterly basis; in July, the automaker reported its second-quarter deliveries were down 1.5% on a...

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Is the Global Automotive Manufacturing Downturn Cyclical or the New Normal?

Automotive markets just about everywhere are in decline this year. The question is: to what extent is this a cyclical downturn as opposed to a structural shift? Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook The Financial Times article reported Indian passenger vehicle sales fell 31% last month from the…

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Automotive markets just about everywhere are in decline this year. The question is: to what extent is this a cyclical downturn as opposed to a structural shift? Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook The Financial Times article reported Indian passenger vehicle sales fell 31% last month from the...

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Indian Steel Companies Worry About Demand as Auto Sales Fall

Since April this year, the Indian automobile sector has been seeing signs of a slowdown in sales. This has led to job cuts and expressions of concern from some major domestic steel producers. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook The slump in the sales of four- and two-wheelers…

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Since April this year, the Indian automobile sector has been seeing signs of a slowdown in sales. This has led to job cuts and expressions of concern from some major domestic steel producers. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook The slump in the sales of four- and two-wheelers...

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Automotive MMI: U.S. Sales Slide in July as Transaction Prices Rise

The Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell one point this month for an August reading of 86. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook U.S. Auto Sales Nissan reported July sales in the U.S. of 98,880 units, down 9.1% on a year-over-year basis. Honda’s sales ticked up 1.9% to 141,296…

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The Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell one point this month for an August reading of 86. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook U.S. Auto Sales Nissan reported July sales in the U.S. of 98,880 units, down 9.1% on a year-over-year basis. Honda’s sales ticked up 1.9% to 141,296...

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Week in Review: Trump Announces New Tariffs, Steel Imports Fall and Iron Ore Retraces

Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and some of the metals storylines here on MetalMiner: Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook U.S. steel imports are down 13% through the first half of the year. Norsk Hydro announced it will…

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Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and some of the metals storylines here on MetalMiner: Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook U.S. steel imports are down 13% through the first half of the year. Norsk Hydro announced it will...

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Western Carmakers are Struggling in China

Automotive executives running carmaking joint ventures in China must be asking themselves regarding the current performance situation: is it a downturn in the lower end of the car market or backlash against trade war? Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook The Financial Times reported Ford’s plants in China…

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Automotive executives running carmaking joint ventures in China must be asking themselves regarding the current performance situation: is it a downturn in the lower end of the car market or backlash against trade war? Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook The Financial Times reported Ford’s plants in China...

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Norsk Hydro to Supply Aluminum for Audi’s First Fully Electric Model

Oslo-based Norsk Hydro has entered into an agreement with Audi to supply aluminum for the battery housing of the automaker’s first fully electric model. The aluminum, Hydro says, is “processed and manufactured along the entire value chain in an environmentally conscious manner and under socially acceptable working conditions,” conditions which have been confirmed by the…

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Oslo-based Norsk Hydro has entered into an agreement with Audi to supply aluminum for the battery housing of the automaker’s first fully electric model. The aluminum, Hydro says, is “processed and manufactured along the entire value chain in an environmentally conscious manner and under socially acceptable working conditions,” conditions which have been confirmed by the...

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