This Morning in Metals: Department of Commerce touts ‘enhanced’ steel import monitoring system

This morning in metals news: the Department of Commerce on Friday announced the rollout of an updated Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) system; Rio Tinto’s chief executive will step down; and, lastly, China’s steel exports are facing a growing number of anti-dumping probes. Do you know the five best practices of sourcing metals including…

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This morning in metals news: the Department of Commerce on Friday announced the rollout of an updated Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) system; Rio Tinto’s chief executive will step down; and, lastly, China’s steel exports are facing a growing number of anti-dumping probes. Do you know the five best practices of sourcing metals including...

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Indian aluminum sector knocked off course by pandemic

The Indian aluminum sector, which once stood firmly on the path of growth, today finds itself buffeted by the winds of uncertainty because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Industry leaders have suggested many measures to the India government to put the sector…

The Indian aluminum sector, which once stood firmly on the path of growth, today finds itself buffeted by the winds of uncertainty because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Industry leaders have suggested many measures to the India government to put the sector back on track. Are you under pressure to generate aluminum cost savings? Make sure...

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Despite pandemic’s impact on production, Indian steel exports rise

India’s steel production contracted since the arrival of COVID-19. However, exports surprisingly notched a new high in the April-July 2020 period. Steels exports more than doubled in these months to hit their highest level in six years, reported news agency Reuters. Are you prepared for your annual steel contract negotiations? Be sure to check out…

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India’s steel production contracted since the arrival of COVID-19. However, exports surprisingly notched a new high in the April-July 2020 period. Steels exports more than doubled in these months to hit their highest level in six years, reported news agency Reuters. Are you prepared for your annual steel contract negotiations? Be sure to check out...

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This Morning in Metals: SHFE copper heads for fifth consecutive monthly rise

This morning in metals news: copper on the SHFE is headed for its fifth straight month of price increases; a Swedish joint venture is ramping up its efforts toward producing fossil-fuel-free steel; and Mexico is instituting a new export pre-approval pr…

This morning in metals news: copper on the SHFE is headed for its fifth straight month of price increases; a Swedish joint venture is ramping up its efforts toward producing fossil-fuel-free steel; and Mexico is instituting a new export pre-approval process to avoid reimposition of steel tariffs by U.S. President Donald Trump. Do you know...

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This Morning in Metals: Rio Tinto revises copper guidance downward amid Kennecott delays

This morning in metals news: miner Rio Tinto revised its 2020 refined copper output guidance; Tokyo Steel resumed exports to China for the first time in a decade; and the future is uncertain for Liberty Steel’s Georgetown steel mill. Stay up to date on MetalMiner with weekly, monthly, or quarterly updates — without the sales…

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This morning in metals news: miner Rio Tinto revised its 2020 refined copper output guidance; Tokyo Steel resumed exports to China for the first time in a decade; and the future is uncertain for Liberty Steel’s Georgetown steel mill. Stay up to date on MetalMiner with weekly, monthly, or quarterly updates — without the sales...

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This Morning in Metals: Canadian P1020 aluminum exports to U.S. fall in July

This morning in metals news: the Aluminum Association of Canada reported the country’s aluminum exports to the U.S. have declined; Great Lakes region steel production is down this year; and the International Tin Association commented on Yunnan province’s tin stockpiling initiative. Canadian aluminum exports to the U.S. decline Canada’s aluminum exports to the U.S. are…

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This morning in metals news: the Aluminum Association of Canada reported the country’s aluminum exports to the U.S. have declined; Great Lakes region steel production is down this year; and the International Tin Association commented on Yunnan province’s tin stockpiling initiative. Canadian aluminum exports to the U.S. decline Canada’s aluminum exports to the U.S. are...

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Indian sponge iron manufacturers ask government to restrict iron ore pellet exports

Indian sponge iron manufacturers are looking to the government to limit exports of iron ore pellets.
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Indian sponge iron manufacturers are looking to the government to limit exports of iron ore pellets.

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Even a pandemic can’t slow the deterioration of U.S.-E.U. trade relations

While small beer compared to the U.S.’s trade war with China, the growing dispute between Washington and Brussels over subsidies by aircraft makers is likely to develop into an escalating series of tit-for-tat measures this year. That’s particularly true if President Donald Trump feels he needs some headline-grabbing opportunities ahead of the presidential elections Nov….

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While small beer compared to the U.S.’s trade war with China, the growing dispute between Washington and Brussels over subsidies by aircraft makers is likely to develop into an escalating series of tit-for-tat measures this year. That’s particularly true if President Donald Trump feels he needs some headline-grabbing opportunities ahead of the presidential elections Nov....

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Week in Review: U.S. hits wind power records; China’s semi-finished aluminum exports drop; Tesla makes cobalt deal

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: Request a 30-minute demo of the MetalMiner Insights platform now. The central U.S. set wind power generation records this spring. Maria Rosa Gobitz delved into developments in stainless steel, nickel…

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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: Request a 30-minute demo of the MetalMiner Insights platform now. The central U.S. set wind power generation records this spring. Maria Rosa Gobitz delved into developments in stainless steel, nickel...

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This Morning in Metals: Vale announces plan to resume operations at Voisey’s Bay mine

This morning in metals news: Vale has announced a plan to resume operations at the Voisey’s Bay mine in Canada; U.S. imports of blooms, billets and slabs have surged in recent months; and Hindalco plans to sell a majority of its output outside of India this year. Vale plans to resume operations at Voisey’s Bay…

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This morning in metals news: Vale has announced a plan to resume operations at the Voisey’s Bay mine in Canada; U.S. imports of blooms, billets and slabs have surged in recent months; and Hindalco plans to sell a majority of its output outside of India this year. Vale plans to resume operations at Voisey’s Bay...

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