Renewables/GOES MMI: Despite renewables growth, coal and oil bounced back in 2021, IEA warns

The Renewable Monthly Metals Index (MMI) ticked up slightly for this month’s value. (Editor’s note: This report also includes the MMI for grain-oriented electrical steel, or GOES.) Cut-to-length adders. Width and gauge adders. Coatings. Feel confident in knowing what you should be paying for metal with MetalMiner should-cost models. Renewables make progress, but coal, oil…

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The Renewable Monthly Metals Index (MMI) ticked up slightly for this month’s value. (Editor’s note: This report also includes the MMI for grain-oriented electrical steel, or GOES.) Cut-to-length adders. Width and gauge adders. Coatings. Feel confident in knowing what you should be paying for metal with MetalMiner should-cost models. Renewables make progress, but coal, oil...

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This Morning in Metals: Natural gas prices to remain elevated this winter

This morning in metals news: the Energy Information Administration forecasts natural gas prices will remain elevated this winter; meanwhile, Rio Tinto said it is working on new technology for the production of low-carbon steel; and, lastly, miner BHP a…

This morning in metals news: the Energy Information Administration forecasts natural gas prices will remain elevated this winter; meanwhile, Rio Tinto said it is working on new technology for the production of low-carbon steel; and, lastly, miner BHP and South Korean steelmaker POSCO signed a memorandum of understanding to explore the reduction of greenhouse gas...

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Week in Review: Energy crisis in China, India; auto sales; copper demand doubts

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: Want an occasional email from MetalMiner that highlights new content with NO sales ploys? Join that list here. Week of Oct. 4-8 Stuart Burns on the energy crisis in China….

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Report: Southeast Asia needs $2T in sustainable infrastructure investments

Investing $2 trillion over the next decade in sustainable infrastructure can greatly reduce Southeast Asia’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report from Bain & Company, Microsoft and Singapore’s Temasek Holdings. We’re offering timely emails with exclusive analyst commentary and some best practice advice. Sign up here. Southeast Asia infrastructure needs The report, titled…

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Investing $2 trillion over the next decade in sustainable infrastructure can greatly reduce Southeast Asia’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report from Bain & Company, Microsoft and Singapore’s Temasek Holdings. We’re offering timely emails with exclusive analyst commentary and some best practice advice. Sign up here. Southeast Asia infrastructure needs The report, titled...

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China raises rare earth production quotas to record levels as prices surge

China has previously been cast in a sinister role with respect to restricting the production and export of critical rare earth metals, usually salts, used to produce a host of products. Those products include magnets for consumers electronics and elect…

China has previously been cast in a sinister role with respect to restricting the production and export of critical rare earth metals, usually salts, used to produce a host of products. Those products include magnets for consumers electronics and electric cars, defense equipment and advanced ceramics. But while the country deliberately created a near monopoly...

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Week in Review: China’s property market and steel prices; Alcoa to restart aluminum smelter; Ford to collaborate on battery supply chain

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: Cut-to-length adders. Width and gauge adders. Coatings. Feel confident in knowing what you should be paying for metal with MetalMiner should-cost models. Week of Sept. 20-24 (China’s property market and…

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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: Cut-to-length adders. Width and gauge adders. Coatings. Feel confident in knowing what you should be paying for metal with MetalMiner should-cost models. Week of Sept. 20-24 (China’s property market and...

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Renewables/GOES MMI: LG Energy Solution inks six-year supply deal for cobalt, nickel

The Renewables Monthly Metals Index (MMI) held flat for this month’s reading. (Editor’s note: This report also includes the MMI for grain-oriented electrical steel, or GOES.) Get social with us. Follow MetalMiner on LinkedIn. LG Energy Solution signs cobalt, nickel access deal Last month, LG Energy Solution announced it had signed an agreement that will give…

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The Renewables Monthly Metals Index (MMI) held flat for this month’s reading. (Editor’s note: This report also includes the MMI for grain-oriented electrical steel, or GOES.) Get social with us. Follow MetalMiner on LinkedIn. LG Energy Solution signs cobalt, nickel access deal Last month, LG Energy Solution announced it had signed an agreement that will give...

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This Morning in Metals: US import prices decline by 0.4% in August

This morning in metals news: U.S. import prices declined by 0.4% in August; the Energy Information Administration surveyed the disruption to electricity customers as a result of Hurricane Ida; and, lastly, the European Steel Association commented on the European Union’s proposed Green Deal. Stay up to date on MetalMiner with weekly updates – without the…

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This morning in metals news: U.S. import prices declined by 0.4% in August; the Energy Information Administration surveyed the disruption to electricity customers as a result of Hurricane Ida; and, lastly, the European Steel Association commented on the European Union’s proposed Green Deal. Stay up to date on MetalMiner with weekly updates – without the...

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Surging battery metals demand squeezes supply, Sibanye-Stillwater says

While much of the world still depends on fossil fuels, demand for battery metals is surging. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers a wealth of knowledge and tips to help buyers stay on top of metals markets and buying strategies. Battery metal de…

While much of the world still depends on fossil fuels, demand for battery metals is surging. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers a wealth of knowledge and tips to help buyers stay on top of metals markets and buying strategies. Battery metal demand on the rise South African platinum and palladium producer Sibanye-Stillwater said increasing...

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This Morning in Metals: SSAB touts world’s first ‘fossil-free’ steel

This morning in metals news: Sweden’s SSAB has hailed the delivery this week of its first shipment of fossil-free steel; copper prices have been sliding; and, lastly, electricity demand soared last week. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers a wealth of knowledge and tips to help buyers stay on top of metals markets and buying…

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This morning in metals news: Sweden’s SSAB has hailed the delivery this week of its first shipment of fossil-free steel; copper prices have been sliding; and, lastly, electricity demand soared last week. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers a wealth of knowledge and tips to help buyers stay on top of metals markets and buying...

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