European steel producers clamor for early adoption of carbon border tax

Brussels must feel a little like the Dutch boy with his finger in the dike when it comes to emissions. No sooner do you create a solution to one problem – costing carbon dioxide emissions – than you create another – putting your domestic industries at a global disadvantage. The Financial Times reported on calls…

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Brussels must feel a little like the Dutch boy with his finger in the dike when it comes to emissions. No sooner do you create a solution to one problem – costing carbon dioxide emissions – than you create another – putting your domestic industries at a global disadvantage. The Financial Times reported on calls...

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On Earth Day, a look at environmental targets and what needs to happen next

Today is Earth Day, whatever that means for you. For once, though, the politicians are not adding to greenhouse gas emissions by flying around the world first class or, worse, in private jets to talk shop. Rather, they are gathering virtually. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and more….

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Today is Earth Day, whatever that means for you. For once, though, the politicians are not adding to greenhouse gas emissions by flying around the world first class or, worse, in private jets to talk shop. Rather, they are gathering virtually. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and more....

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UK environmental policy sees emissions target move up by 15 years

Unfortunately for all those who passionately support efforts by people like David Attenborough to force the world to confront climate change – regardless of where you stand on the issue on what is admittedly quite a wide platform – recent reports suggest we are now in the land of political signaling in environmental policy rather…

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Unfortunately for all those who passionately support efforts by people like David Attenborough to force the world to confront climate change – regardless of where you stand on the issue on what is admittedly quite a wide platform – recent reports suggest we are now in the land of political signaling in environmental policy rather...

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This Morning in Metals: Industry groups urge Biden to keep steel tariffs

This morning in metals news: several industry groups urged President-elect Joe Biden to continue existing steel tariffs and quotas; Germany’s OGE and Thyssenkrupp and Norwegian energy company Equinor are collaborating to mitigate emissions; and Norsk Hydro and Nuvosil are working on aluminum and silicon recycling technology. Industry groups urge Biden to keep steel tariffs President…

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This morning in metals news: several industry groups urged President-elect Joe Biden to continue existing steel tariffs and quotas; Germany’s OGE and Thyssenkrupp and Norwegian energy company Equinor are collaborating to mitigate emissions; and Norsk Hydro and Nuvosil are working on aluminum and silicon recycling technology. Industry groups urge Biden to keep steel tariffs President...

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Europe’s truck makers to ditch diesel engines as part of 2040 pledge

Recognizing the direction of flow and going with it is certainly a good survival tactic, particularly with respect to diesel engines. So the move by European truck makers to tackle the challenge of a continent-wide commitment to decarburization should be seen as a refreshing attempt to mold the narrative and future landscape rather than refusing…

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Recognizing the direction of flow and going with it is certainly a good survival tactic, particularly with respect to diesel engines. So the move by European truck makers to tackle the challenge of a continent-wide commitment to decarburization should be seen as a refreshing attempt to mold the narrative and future landscape rather than refusing...

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What does China’s environment pledge mean for its massive steel sector?

According to the Financial Times, China’s President Xi Jinping surprised the global community by announcing last month a hugely ambitious plan to improve China’s environment and make the country carbon-neutral by 2060. In addition, he said the country’s emissions would peak before 2030. But does this really mean anything? If it does, what impact will…

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According to the Financial Times, China’s President Xi Jinping surprised the global community by announcing last month a hugely ambitious plan to improve China’s environment and make the country carbon-neutral by 2060. In addition, he said the country’s emissions would peak before 2030. But does this really mean anything? If it does, what impact will...

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This Morning in Metals: Copper price bounces back

This morning in metals news: the copper price bounced back Tuesday after a down Monday session; ArcelorMittal issued a statement on the European Commission’s policy proposals aimed at reducing emissions; and U.S. oil exports have fallen in each month since February. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates our 12-month view and provides buying organizations with…

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This morning in metals news: the copper price bounced back Tuesday after a down Monday session; ArcelorMittal issued a statement on the European Commission’s policy proposals aimed at reducing emissions; and U.S. oil exports have fallen in each month since February. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates our 12-month view and provides buying organizations with...

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This Morning in Metals: China’s Henan to hike fees for high-polluting steel producers

This morning in metals news: the Chinese province of Henan will raise its fees for steel and cement producers that do not meet low-emissions targets; BMO says the copper concentrate market will tighten this year; and the Oyu Tolgoi project took another step forward this past week. China to hike fees for polluting steel plants…

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This morning in metals news: the Chinese province of Henan will raise its fees for steel and cement producers that do not meet low-emissions targets; BMO says the copper concentrate market will tighten this year; and the Oyu Tolgoi project took another step forward this past week. China to hike fees for polluting steel plants...

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This Morning in Metals: Aluminum Extruders Council demands end to aluminum import tariffs

This morning in metals news, the Aluminum Extruders Council has released a statement calling for the U.S. to rescind its aluminum import tariffs, U.S. raw steel production came in at a capacity utilization rate of 53.3% for the week ending June 6 and T…

This morning in metals news, the Aluminum Extruders Council has released a statement calling for the U.S. to rescind its aluminum import tariffs, U.S. raw steel production came in at a capacity utilization rate of 53.3% for the week ending June 6 and Thyssenkrupp plans to partners with RWE on technology aimed at curbing emissions...

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India’s auto sector reaches crucial point amid government’s emissions goals

India’s automobile sector is at a crossroads. Metal prices fluctuate. Key is knowing when and how much to buy with MetalMiner Outlook. Request a free trial. The country has embarked on a clean energy drive following its commitment to the Paris agreement in 2015 and has now dedicated itself to reduce its emissions by 2030….

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India’s automobile sector is at a crossroads. Metal prices fluctuate. Key is knowing when and how much to buy with MetalMiner Outlook. Request a free trial. The country has embarked on a clean energy drive following its commitment to the Paris agreement in 2015 and has now dedicated itself to reduce its emissions by 2030....

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