European steel producers clamor for early adoption of carbon border tax

Brussels must feel a little like the Dutch boy with his finger in the dike when it comes to emissions. No sooner do you create a solution to one problem – costing carbon dioxide emissions – than you create another – putting your domestic industries at a global disadvantage. The Financial Times reported on calls…

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Brussels must feel a little like the Dutch boy with his finger in the dike when it comes to emissions. No sooner do you create a solution to one problem – costing carbon dioxide emissions – than you create another – putting your domestic industries at a global disadvantage. The Financial Times reported on calls...

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Week in Review: Aluminum smelter labor deal; copper prices; pandemic challenges for brewers

Before the weekend, let’s take a look at the week that was and the metals storylines here on MetalMiner, including an aluminum smelter labor deal, copper prices, environmental policy developments and more: Find more insight on MetalMiner’s LinkedIn. Week of April 19-23 (aluminum labor deal, copper prices and more) Stuart Burns on copper price movements…

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Before the weekend, let’s take a look at the week that was and the metals storylines here on MetalMiner, including an aluminum smelter labor deal, copper prices, environmental policy developments and more: Find more insight on MetalMiner’s LinkedIn. Week of April 19-23 (aluminum labor deal, copper prices and more) Stuart Burns on copper price movements...

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This Morning in Metals: ‘Clean Sheet Project’ targets production of recyclable automotive sheet metals

This morning in metals news: a $2 million project seeks to develop ways to more cost-effectively produce lightweight automotive sheet metals; meanwhile, U.S. Steel joined the global nonprofit ResponsibleSteel™; and the copper price has picked back up over the last week. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers a wealth of knowledge and tips to help…

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This morning in metals news: a $2 million project seeks to develop ways to more cost-effectively produce lightweight automotive sheet metals; meanwhile, U.S. Steel joined the global nonprofit ResponsibleSteel™; and the copper price has picked back up over the last week. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers a wealth of knowledge and tips to help...

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On Earth Day, a look at environmental targets and what needs to happen next

Today is Earth Day, whatever that means for you. For once, though, the politicians are not adding to greenhouse gas emissions by flying around the world first class or, worse, in private jets to talk shop. Rather, they are gathering virtually. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and more….

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Today is Earth Day, whatever that means for you. For once, though, the politicians are not adding to greenhouse gas emissions by flying around the world first class or, worse, in private jets to talk shop. Rather, they are gathering virtually. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and more....

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This Morning in Metals: Cleveland-Cliffs reports soaring Q1 steelmaking revenues

This morning in metals news: Cleveland-Cliffs reported Q1 steelmaking revenues of $3.9 billion; meanwhile, Novelis added ASI certification for seven more European aluminum manufacturing sites; and, lastly, Tata Steel is suing Liberty Steel over what it says are unpaid debts. With volatile steel markets, knowing which strategy to execute and when can make all the difference…

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This morning in metals news: Cleveland-Cliffs reported Q1 steelmaking revenues of $3.9 billion; meanwhile, Novelis added ASI certification for seven more European aluminum manufacturing sites; and, lastly, Tata Steel is suing Liberty Steel over what it says are unpaid debts. With volatile steel markets, knowing which strategy to execute and when can make all the difference...

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UK environmental policy sees emissions target move up by 15 years

Unfortunately for all those who passionately support efforts by people like David Attenborough to force the world to confront climate change – regardless of where you stand on the issue on what is admittedly quite a wide platform – recent reports suggest we are now in the land of political signaling in environmental policy rather…

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Unfortunately for all those who passionately support efforts by people like David Attenborough to force the world to confront climate change – regardless of where you stand on the issue on what is admittedly quite a wide platform – recent reports suggest we are now in the land of political signaling in environmental policy rather...

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This Morning in Metals: General Motors debuts new electric vehicle model

This morning in metals news: General Motors debuted its 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ electric vehicle; the House Judiciary Committee advanced a bill that seeks to open OPEC up to lawsuits for price collusion; and Texas is set to add a significant amount of util…

This morning in metals news: General Motors debuted its 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ electric vehicle; the House Judiciary Committee advanced a bill that seeks to open OPEC up to lawsuits for price collusion; and Texas is set to add a significant amount of utility-scale solar power. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers a wealth of knowledge...

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Facebook, Indian firm CleanMax reach deal on 32 MW wind power project

Social network Facebook recently announced an agreement with a Mumbai-based clean energy firm CleanMax for a 32 MW wind power project in India’s southern province of Karnataka. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers a wealth of knowledge and tips to help buyers stay on top of metals markets and buying strategies. Facebook to purchase energy…

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Social network Facebook recently announced an agreement with a Mumbai-based clean energy firm CleanMax for a 32 MW wind power project in India’s southern province of Karnataka. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers a wealth of knowledge and tips to help buyers stay on top of metals markets and buying strategies. Facebook to purchase energy...

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Tata Steel Europe to introduce surcharge on HRC, CRC sales contracts

Tata Steel Europe (TSE) plans to enact a carbon surcharge on all new flat–rolled product contracts from July 1, a spokesman for the group said. The planned surcharge scheme stipulates for now a €12 ($14.30) per metric ton of hot and cold rolled coil from TSE’s plants at Port Talbot (Tata Steel UK) and IJmuiden…

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Tata Steel Europe (TSE) plans to enact a carbon surcharge on all new flat–rolled product contracts from July 1, a spokesman for the group said. The planned surcharge scheme stipulates for now a €12 ($14.30) per metric ton of hot and cold rolled coil from TSE’s plants at Port Talbot (Tata Steel UK) and IJmuiden...

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This Morning in Metals: Century Aluminum, USW reach five-year labor deal at Hawesville smelter

This morning in metals news: Century Aluminum and the United Steelworkers union reached a five-year labor agreement at the Hawesville smelter; meanwhile, Ford reported its Q1 sales results in Europe; and, lastly, miner Anglo American said it will now s…

This morning in metals news: Century Aluminum and the United Steelworkers union reached a five-year labor agreement at the Hawesville smelter; meanwhile, Ford reported its Q1 sales results in Europe; and, lastly, miner Anglo American said it will now source 100% renewable energy at its South American operations. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers a...

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