This Morning in Metals: USMCA Labor Council convenes for first time

This morning in metals news: as laid out in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the USMCA Labor Council convened for the first time; meanwhile, the Energy Information Administration reported on potential electricity disruptions this summ…

This morning in metals news: as laid out in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the USMCA Labor Council convened for the first time; meanwhile, the Energy Information Administration reported on potential electricity disruptions this summer; and, lastly, Rio Tinto declared force majeure at one of its operations. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers a wealth...

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Copper buyers call force majeure amid China’s efforts to control coronavirus outbreak

It probably had to happen at some stage. As we wrote recently, it isn’t the coronavirus epidemic as much as the response to it that is causing a collapse in supply chains. Generate hard savings on your metal buys year-round; trial MetalMiner’s monthly outlook report The decision to shut down roads and quarantine cities across…

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It probably had to happen at some stage. As we wrote recently, it isn’t the coronavirus epidemic as much as the response to it that is causing a collapse in supply chains. Generate hard savings on your metal buys year-round; trial MetalMiner’s monthly outlook report The decision to shut down roads and quarantine cities across...

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Rio Tinto Declares Force Majeure After Tropical Cyclone Veronica

Miner Rio Tinto declared force majeure on some contracts after Tropical Cyclone Veronica battered the western Australian coast last week. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook “Rio Tinto’s iron ore operations in the Pilbara, Western Australia, are progressively resuming following the passing of Tropical Cyclone Veronica,” the company…

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Miner Rio Tinto declared force majeure on some contracts after Tropical Cyclone Veronica battered the western Australian coast last week. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook “Rio Tinto’s iron ore operations in the Pilbara, Western Australia, are progressively resuming following the passing of Tropical Cyclone Veronica,” the company...

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