Copper Supply Grows, Putting More Pressure on Prices

A growing copper supply is not exactly what copper producers wanted to hear, as a new mine with a 100-year life span has been announced. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. Prices have been depressed all year, with worries about deteriorating…

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A growing copper supply is not exactly what copper producers wanted to hear, as a new mine with a 100-year life span has been announced. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. Prices have been depressed all year, with worries about deteriorating...

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This Morning in Metals: Rio Tinto’s 3Q Iron Ore Production Rises 6%

This morning in metals news, Rio Tinto released its third-quarter production figures, India has proposed an anti-dumping duty on flat-rolled steel from China and other countries, and copper prices dropped after a strike was averted at Chile’s Antofagasta. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s…

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This morning in metals news, Rio Tinto released its third-quarter production figures, India has proposed an anti-dumping duty on flat-rolled steel from China and other countries, and copper prices dropped after a strike was averted at Chile’s Antofagasta. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s...

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This Morning in Metals: U.S., China Work Toward Partial Trade Deal

This morning in metals news, the U.S. and China are working toward a partial trade deal, the largest copper mine in Ecuador has curbed operations amid protests and China’s copper imports hit an eight-month high. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center….

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This morning in metals news, the U.S. and China are working toward a partial trade deal, the largest copper mine in Ecuador has curbed operations amid protests and China’s copper imports hit an eight-month high. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center....

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This Morning in Metals: U.S. Steel Announces New CFO, Corporate Model

This morning in metals news, it was a busy week for U.S. Steel, copper hit a two-week high and miner Rio Tinto signed its first portside iron ore contract in Chinese currency. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. U.S. Steel Looks…

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This morning in metals news, it was a busy week for U.S. Steel, copper hit a two-week high and miner Rio Tinto signed its first portside iron ore contract in Chinese currency. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. U.S. Steel Looks...

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This Morning in Metals: China Reportedly Pushes for Partial Trade Deal with U.S.

This morning in metals news, China could be pushing for a partial trade deal with the U.S., the Trump administration criticized the Louisiana governor over his characterization of the reasons for Bayou Steel Group’s closure and copper ticked up Wednesday. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs…

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This morning in metals news, China could be pushing for a partial trade deal with the U.S., the Trump administration criticized the Louisiana governor over his characterization of the reasons for Bayou Steel Group’s closure and copper ticked up Wednesday. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs...

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This Morning in Metals: U.S. Steel Industry’s Capacity Utilization Falls to 80.4%

This morning in metals news, the U.S. steel industry’s capacity utilization rate fell to 80.4%, those in the copper market could use satellites to keep tabs on production stoppages and the General Motors strike continues into its fourth week. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via…

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This morning in metals news, the U.S. steel industry’s capacity utilization rate fell to 80.4%, those in the copper market could use satellites to keep tabs on production stoppages and the General Motors strike continues into its fourth week. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via...

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Copper MMI: Copper Not Impacted by U.S.’s Retaliatory E.U. Tariffs — at Least for Now

The Copper Monthly Metals Index (MMI) held its value at 71, with around two-thirds of the metal prices in the basket staying essentially flat. Several Chinese prices registered increases of around 2%, but the gains were not enough to move the index upward. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of…

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The Copper Monthly Metals Index (MMI) held its value at 71, with around two-thirds of the metal prices in the basket staying essentially flat. Several Chinese prices registered increases of around 2%, but the gains were not enough to move the index upward. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of...

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SUV Demand Raises Questions about Impact of EVs on Environmental Targets

An interesting article in the Financial Times this week struck a chord with us at MetalMiner where we often debate how we see metals and manufacturing will go. As such, we often try to shoot holes in oft touted but poorly researched “trends” found in the popular media or espoused by politicians. Keep up to…

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An interesting article in the Financial Times this week struck a chord with us at MetalMiner where we often debate how we see metals and manufacturing will go. As such, we often try to shoot holes in oft touted but poorly researched “trends” found in the popular media or espoused by politicians. Keep up to...

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This Morning in Metals: WTO Panel Rules in U.S.’s Favor, Opening Door to $7.5B in Tariffs on E.U. Goods

This morning in metals news, the WTO ruled in favor of the U.S. in its ongoing battle with the E.U. over Airbus subsidies, striking workers at General Motors rejected the automaker’s latest offer, a Louisiana steel group has gone bankrupt and copper prices are slumping. Keep up to date on everything going on in the…

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This morning in metals news, the WTO ruled in favor of the U.S. in its ongoing battle with the E.U. over Airbus subsidies, striking workers at General Motors rejected the automaker’s latest offer, a Louisiana steel group has gone bankrupt and copper prices are slumping. Keep up to date on everything going on in the...

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Copper Prices Forecast to Weaken Further Amid Gloomy Chinese Demand Picture

I have often thought the moniker of Dr. Copper to be something of a misnomer for the red metal. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. The argument goes copper’s core roles in numerous industries – power generation and transmission, consumer electronics,…

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I have often thought the moniker of Dr. Copper to be something of a misnomer for the red metal. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. The argument goes copper’s core roles in numerous industries – power generation and transmission, consumer electronics,...

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