This Morning in Metals: Biden releases details of $2T American Jobs Plan

This morning in metals news: President Joe Biden unveiled details of the $2 trillion investment toward the American Jobs Plan; meanwhile, J.D. Power and LMC Automotive recently released their automotive sales forecast for March; and, lastly, Ford yeste…

This morning in metals news: President Joe Biden unveiled details of the $2 trillion investment toward the American Jobs Plan; meanwhile, J.D. Power and LMC Automotive recently released their automotive sales forecast for March; and, lastly, Ford yesterday announced its first-ever integrated sustainability and financial report. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers a wealth of...

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Automotive MMI: US auto sales strong in February despite inclement weather

The Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose by 7.1% this month, as US auto sales were strong in February. You want more MetalMiner on your terms. Sign up for weekly email updates here. US auto sales Ford Motor Co. reported its February US retail aut…

The Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose by 7.1% this month, as US auto sales were strong in February. You want more MetalMiner on your terms. Sign up for weekly email updates here. US auto sales Ford Motor Co. reported its February US retail auto sales reached 163,520 vehicles, down 1.8% year over year. Ford...

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This Morning in Metals: Miner Vale reaches $7B settlement over Brumadinho disaster

This morning in metals news: Brazilian miner Vale reached a $7 billion settlement with the state of Minas Gerais two years after a fatal dam collapse; the US goods and services deficit decreased in December; and Ford Motor Co. announced an increase in its planned investment in electric and autonomous vehicles. Vale reaches $7B settlement Approximately…

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This morning in metals news: Brazilian miner Vale reached a $7 billion settlement with the state of Minas Gerais two years after a fatal dam collapse; the US goods and services deficit decreased in December; and Ford Motor Co. announced an increase in its planned investment in electric and autonomous vehicles. Vale reaches $7B settlement Approximately...

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This Morning in Metals: Changan Ford to manufacture Mach-E in China for local customers

This morning in metals news: Ford Motor Co. announced Changan Ford will manufacture the new all-electric Mach-E SUV in China for local customers; the U.S.’s monthly deficit declined from November to December; and U.S. steel imports fell by 21% last year. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and more….

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This morning in metals news: Ford Motor Co. announced Changan Ford will manufacture the new all-electric Mach-E SUV in China for local customers; the U.S.’s monthly deficit declined from November to December; and U.S. steel imports fell by 21% last year. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and more....

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This Morning in Metals: Ford’s China sales rise by greatest amount since 2016

This morning in metals news: Ford’s China sales posted their largest year-over-year increase in Q3 since 2016; overall automotive sales in China gained 12.8% year over year; and Liberty Steel Group announced it has made an offer to acquire German firm Thyssenkrupp’s steel business. Does your company have an aluminum buying strategy based on current…

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This morning in metals news: Ford’s China sales posted their largest year-over-year increase in Q3 since 2016; overall automotive sales in China gained 12.8% year over year; and Liberty Steel Group announced it has made an offer to acquire German firm Thyssenkrupp’s steel business. Does your company have an aluminum buying strategy based on current...

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This Morning in Metals: Trump signs executive order to boost mining industry

This morning in metals news: President Donald Trump signed an executive order declaring a national emergency for the mining industry; Vale this week announced the suspension of one of its iron ore operations; and the site of an old steel plant in Chicago is getting a new look. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free,…

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This morning in metals news: President Donald Trump signed an executive order declaring a national emergency for the mining industry; Vale this week announced the suspension of one of its iron ore operations; and the site of an old steel plant in Chicago is getting a new look. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free,...

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Automotive MMI: Ford CEO to retire; GM to add EV charging stations

In this month’s Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) report: Ford CEO Jim Hackett will retire, the company announced this week; General Motors has plans to add more than 2,700 electric vehicle charging stations across the U.S.; and U.S. sales continue to show signs of recovery, but July sales remained down compared with a year ago….

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In this month’s Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) report: Ford CEO Jim Hackett will retire, the company announced this week; General Motors has plans to add more than 2,700 electric vehicle charging stations across the U.S.; and U.S. sales continue to show signs of recovery, but July sales remained down compared with a year ago....

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This Morning in Metals: MetalMiner releases July Monthly Metal Buying Outlook

This morning in metals news, MetalMiner has released its July Monthly Metal Buying Outlook, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill and Ford Motor Co.’s second-quarter sales were down 33.3%. July Metal Monthly Buying Outlook is out We’re already halfway through what has been a volatile 2020, during which MetalMiner has…

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This morning in metals news, MetalMiner has released its July Monthly Metal Buying Outlook, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill and Ford Motor Co.’s second-quarter sales were down 33.3%. July Metal Monthly Buying Outlook is out We’re already halfway through what has been a volatile 2020, during which MetalMiner has...

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This Morning in Metals: Ford employees could get chance to continue working remotely

This morning in metals news, thousands of Ford Motor Co. employees who have been working remotely as a result of the coronavirus pandemic might be allowed to continued doing so during the remainder of the year, Chinese coal imports dropped in May and C…

This morning in metals news, thousands of Ford Motor Co. employees who have been working remotely as a result of the coronavirus pandemic might be allowed to continued doing so during the remainder of the year, Chinese coal imports dropped in May and Chinese steel rebar prices lost some ground on oversupply concerns. Working from...

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This Morning in Metals: Ford delays planned restart of North American plants

This morning in metals news, Ford Motor Co. announced it would delay the planned restart of its North American operations, General Motors reported first-quarter sales and Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) cited Section 232 tariffs in its decision to shutter its Midland, Pennsylvania operations. Improve metal purchase timing and mitigate price risk — trial MetalMiner’s monthly…

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This morning in metals news, Ford Motor Co. announced it would delay the planned restart of its North American operations, General Motors reported first-quarter sales and Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) cited Section 232 tariffs in its decision to shutter its Midland, Pennsylvania operations. Improve metal purchase timing and mitigate price risk — trial MetalMiner’s monthly...

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