Stainless MMI: Strike continues at ATI; nickel price plunges then stabilizes

The Stainless Monthly Metals Index (MMI) dropped by 10.4% for this month’s reading, as the ATI strike continues into its third week. Do you know the five best practices of sourcing metals, including stainless steel? ATI strike continues The United Steelworkers union’s strike at nine Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) facilities continues into its third week…

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The Stainless Monthly Metals Index (MMI) dropped by 10.4% for this month’s reading, as the ATI strike continues into its third week. Do you know the five best practices of sourcing metals, including stainless steel? ATI strike continues The United Steelworkers union’s strike at nine Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) facilities continues into its third week...

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Stainless MMI: Top producer South Africa proposes chrome export tax

The Stainless Monthly Metals Index (MMI) increased by 5.3% for this month’s index value, as this month we touch on Chinese stainless production, South Africa’s proposed chrome export tax and more. Upcoming negotiation on your stainless steel buy? Make sure you know how your service centers will negotiate with you.  Chinese stainless steel market The…

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The Stainless Monthly Metals Index (MMI) increased by 5.3% for this month’s index value, as this month we touch on Chinese stainless production, South Africa’s proposed chrome export tax and more. Upcoming negotiation on your stainless steel buy? Make sure you know how your service centers will negotiate with you.  Chinese stainless steel market The...

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Week in Review: Pressure on steel; falling oil prices; housing starts plunge

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: steel prices; container traffic trends; housing starts; oil prices; E.U. anti-dumping duties on stainless steel; and much more. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in…

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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: steel prices; container traffic trends; housing starts; oil prices; E.U. anti-dumping duties on stainless steel; and much more. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in...

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Stainless MMI: South Africa’s 21-day lockdown shakes up ferrochrome markets

The Stainless Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell 6.0% this month. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! South Africa’s 21-day lockdown throws wrench stainless surcharge fixing As MetalMiner’s Stuart Burns explained last month, South Africa’s 21-day lockdown in response to the coronavirus pandemic has had…

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The Stainless Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell 6.0% this month. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! South Africa’s 21-day lockdown throws wrench stainless surcharge fixing As MetalMiner’s Stuart Burns explained last month, South Africa’s 21-day lockdown in response to the coronavirus pandemic has had...

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Glencore Q1 Copper Production Falls 7%, Cobalt Rises 56%

Miner Glencore reported its Q1 2019 production figures this week, showing own-sourced copper production dipped 7% year over year, while cobalt production surged 56% year over year. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook Glencore’s copper production totaled 320.7 kt in Q1 2019, while cobalt production reached 10.9 kt. According…

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Miner Glencore reported its Q1 2019 production figures this week, showing own-sourced copper production dipped 7% year over year, while cobalt production surged 56% year over year. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook Glencore’s copper production totaled 320.7 kt in Q1 2019, while cobalt production reached 10.9 kt. According...

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