This Morning in Metals: Aluminum Association reiterates support for Section 232 aluminum tariff exemptions

This morning in metals news, the Aluminum Association sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer restating its support for exemptions to the Section 232 tariffs on imported aluminum, ground preparation has begun for a new electric vehicle battery cell production facility in Lordstown, Ohio, and the E.U. has disbursed a loan of €75…

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This morning in metals news, the Aluminum Association sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer restating its support for exemptions to the Section 232 tariffs on imported aluminum, ground preparation has begun for a new electric vehicle battery cell production facility in Lordstown, Ohio, and the E.U. has disbursed a loan of €75...

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This Morning in Metals: Copper prices rise to eight-week high

This morning in metals news, copper prices have made gains, some General Motors parts plants will resume production this week and the Pilbara Ports Authority reported port data for April. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one eas…

This morning in metals news, copper prices have made gains, some General Motors parts plants will resume production this week and the Pilbara Ports Authority reported port data for April. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! Copper prices make gains Copper prices rose to...

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This Morning in Metals: Ford, General Motors target May 18 for phased restart

This morning in metals news, General Motors aims to begin a phased restart of production at its North American facilities May 18, Ford said its parts distribution centers will resume full operations May 11 and Fiat Chrysler reported a first-quarter net loss of €1.7 billion. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one…

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This morning in metals news, General Motors aims to begin a phased restart of production at its North American facilities May 18, Ford said its parts distribution centers will resume full operations May 11 and Fiat Chrysler reported a first-quarter net loss of €1.7 billion. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one...

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Automotive MMI: Sales slump as automakers mull production restart plans

The Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell 1.3% this month. U.S. auto sales General Motors reported first-quarter deliveries of 618,335 vehicles, a decline of 7% compared with Q1 2020. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! “In this uncertain and challenging time, GM and our strong…

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The Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell 1.3% this month. U.S. auto sales General Motors reported first-quarter deliveries of 618,335 vehicles, a decline of 7% compared with Q1 2020. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! “In this uncertain and challenging time, GM and our strong...

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Automotive MMI: Sales slump as coronavirus outbreak spurs production shutdowns

The Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) dropped 7% this month. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! U.S. auto sales First-quarter U.S. sales for Ford fell 12.5%, down to 516,330 units. Ford truck sales fell 5.4%, while car sales dropped 11.0%. Despite the drop-off in truck…

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The Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) dropped 7% this month. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! U.S. auto sales First-quarter U.S. sales for Ford fell 12.5%, down to 516,330 units. Ford truck sales fell 5.4%, while car sales dropped 11.0%. Despite the drop-off in truck...

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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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Week in Review: Coronavirus impacts; precious metals plunge; ‘negative oil’

Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and some of the metals coverage here on MetalMiner, including: the coronavirus outbreak’s impact on share prices and commodities prices; a look back at Norsk Hydro’s 2019; precious metals prices’ plunge; Moody’s releases a coronavirus heat map; and “negative…

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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 coverage here on MetalMiner, including: the coronavirus outbreak’s impact on share prices and commodities prices; a look back at Norsk Hydro’s 2019; precious metals prices’ plunge; Moody’s releases a coronavirus heat map; and “negative...

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Detroit automakers to suspend production amid coronavirus concerns

With many around the country (and world) currently self-quarantining per recommendations by health organizations or by government mandate, there may not be as many cars on the road as there usually are (there is certainly far less red on rush-hour traf…

With many around the country (and world) currently self-quarantining per recommendations by health organizations or by government mandate, there may not be as many cars on the road as there usually are (there is certainly far less red on rush-hour traffic maps these days). Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use...

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This Morning in Metals: U.S. steel imports plunge in February

This morning in metals news, the U.S.’s steel import levels were down by nearly half in February, Norsk Hydro’s Albras aluminum plant in Brazil recently experienced a power failure and General Motors recently revealed new developments in its overall electric vehicle (EV) strategy. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform?…

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This morning in metals news, the U.S.’s steel import levels were down by nearly half in February, Norsk Hydro’s Albras aluminum plant in Brazil recently experienced a power failure and General Motors recently revealed new developments in its overall electric vehicle (EV) strategy. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform?...

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This Morning in Metals: U.S. steel capacity utilization rate hits 82.1%

This morning in metals news, the U.S. steel sector’s capacity utilization checked in at 82.1% for the year to date, General Motors is working to transform its international operations, and copper prices have shown some upward momentum so far this month. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about…

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This morning in metals news, the U.S. steel sector’s capacity utilization checked in at 82.1% for the year to date, General Motors is working to transform its international operations, and copper prices have shown some upward momentum so far this month. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about...

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