U.S. ups the ante in Boeing-Airbus subsidy saga

Airbus and Boeing — or, more reasonably, Brussels and Washington — are still at it, haggling over subsidies both sides have received over the decades. The action and counteractions, originally started by the U.S. to stem what it saw as a rising European rival to Boeing’s dominance, has been rumbling on for 16 years. Both…

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Airbus and Boeing — or, more reasonably, Brussels and Washington — are still at it, haggling over subsidies both sides have received over the decades. The action and counteractions, originally started by the U.S. to stem what it saw as a rising European rival to Boeing’s dominance, has been rumbling on for 16 years. Both...

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This Morning in Metals: Ford’s China sales rise by greatest amount since 2016

This morning in metals news: Ford’s China sales posted their largest year-over-year increase in Q3 since 2016; overall automotive sales in China gained 12.8% year over year; and Liberty Steel Group announced it has made an offer to acquire German firm Thyssenkrupp’s steel business. Does your company have an aluminum buying strategy based on current…

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This morning in metals news: Ford’s China sales posted their largest year-over-year increase in Q3 since 2016; overall automotive sales in China gained 12.8% year over year; and Liberty Steel Group announced it has made an offer to acquire German firm Thyssenkrupp’s steel business. Does your company have an aluminum buying strategy based on current...

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This Morning in Metals: October 2020 MMI report is out

This morning in metals news: the October Monthly Metals Index (MMI) report is out; the E.U. is reportedly considering imposing carbon border fees; and Alcoa released its third-quarter financial earnings. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates …

This morning in metals news: the October Monthly Metals Index (MMI) report is out; the E.U. is reportedly considering imposing carbon border fees; and Alcoa released its third-quarter financial earnings. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates our 12-month view and provides buying organizations with a complete understanding of the fundamental factors driving prices and a...

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This Morning in Metals: August 2020 steel shipments fall 22.9%

This morning in metals news: August 2020 steel shipments by U.S. steel mills fell 22.9% year over year; Norsk Hydro announced the termination of a memorandum of understanding; and, finally, the copper price made mid-week gains. The MetalMiner 2021 Annu…

This morning in metals news: August 2020 steel shipments by U.S. steel mills fell 22.9% year over year; Norsk Hydro announced the termination of a memorandum of understanding; and, finally, the copper price made mid-week gains. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates our 12-month view and provides buying organizations with a complete understanding of the...

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Week in Review: Auto sales; potential Section 232 aluminum exemptions; oil struggles

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, including coverage of: U.S. auto sales; potential Section 232 aluminum exemptions for the U.A.E. and Bahrain; oil majors’ struggles; and more. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates our 12-month view…

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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, including coverage of: U.S. auto sales; potential Section 232 aluminum exemptions for the U.A.E. and Bahrain; oil majors’ struggles; and more. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates our 12-month view...

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This Morning in Metals: Job openings unchanged in August

This morning in metals news: the number of U.S. job openings showed little movement in August, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported; U.S. Steel’s Keetac mine remains closed; and winter heating bills are likely to be a little higher than last year’s, per the Energy Information Administration. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates our 12-month…

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This morning in metals news: the number of U.S. job openings showed little movement in August, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported; U.S. Steel’s Keetac mine remains closed; and winter heating bills are likely to be a little higher than last year’s, per the Energy Information Administration. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates our 12-month...

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This Morning in Metals: Brazil’s iron ore exports surge

This morning in metals news: Brazil’s iron ore exports are on the rise; Outokumpu last week announced the initiation of a turnaround plans for its long products business area; and, finally, the world’s first marine superchargers will use recycled aluminum from Norsk Hydro. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis…

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This morning in metals news: Brazil’s iron ore exports are on the rise; Outokumpu last week announced the initiation of a turnaround plans for its long products business area; and, finally, the world’s first marine superchargers will use recycled aluminum from Norsk Hydro. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis...

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Automotive MMI: Despite low inventory, Q3 2020 automotive sales show improvement

The Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) gained 2.2% for this month’s index value, as Q3 2020 automotive sales showcased some basis for optimism. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates our 12-month view and provides buying organizations with a complete understanding of the fundamental factors driving prices and a detailed forecast that can be used when…

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The Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) gained 2.2% for this month’s index value, as Q3 2020 automotive sales showcased some basis for optimism. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates our 12-month view and provides buying organizations with a complete understanding of the fundamental factors driving prices and a detailed forecast that can be used when...

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Week in Review: Cleveland-Cliffs’ acquisition; primary aluminum production; Hurricane Laura hits oil output

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, including: Cleveland-Cliffs’ acquisition of ArcelorMittal USA; a breakdown of the British automotive manufacturing sector’s struggles; the PSA–Fiat Chrysler merger; primary aluminum production; the U.S. steel capacity utilization rate; and Hurricane…

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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, including: Cleveland-Cliffs’ acquisition of ArcelorMittal USA; a breakdown of the British automotive manufacturing sector’s struggles; the PSA–Fiat Chrysler merger; primary aluminum production; the U.S. steel capacity utilization rate; and Hurricane...

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This Morning in Metals: Hurricane Laura hits Gulf crude oil production

This morning in metals news: Hurricane Laura had the largest effect on Gulf of Mexico crude oil production of any hurricane since 2008, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA); U.S. imports of standard pipe and tin plate from Thailand …

This morning in metals news: Hurricane Laura had the largest effect on Gulf of Mexico crude oil production of any hurricane since 2008, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA); U.S. imports of standard pipe and tin plate from Thailand and China, respectively, surged from May-July; and tech companies could call the site of the...

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