Week in Review: Stainless steel boosts nickel; aluminum production rises; commodity ETFs gain momentum

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 stainless steel consumption’s impact on nickel prices, surging aluminum prices and much more: Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a specific metals topic. Explore the upcoming webinars and…

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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 stainless steel consumption’s impact on nickel prices, surging aluminum prices and much more: Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a specific metals topic. Explore the upcoming webinars and...

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This Morning in Metals: U.S. Steel expects Q3 to be ‘quarter of records’

This morning in metals news: U.S. Steel released its third-quarter guidance yesterday; U.S. petroleum exports just edged out imports in the first half of the year; and, lastly, unemployment rates fell in 15 U.S. states in August. You want more MetalMiner on your terms. Sign up for weekly email updates here. U.S. Steel releases Q3…

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This morning in metals news: U.S. Steel released its third-quarter guidance yesterday; U.S. petroleum exports just edged out imports in the first half of the year; and, lastly, unemployment rates fell in 15 U.S. states in August. You want more MetalMiner on your terms. Sign up for weekly email updates here. U.S. Steel releases Q3...

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This Morning in Metals: US import prices decline by 0.4% in August

This morning in metals news: U.S. import prices declined by 0.4% in August; the Energy Information Administration surveyed the disruption to electricity customers as a result of Hurricane Ida; and, lastly, the European Steel Association commented on the European Union’s proposed Green Deal. Stay up to date on MetalMiner with weekly updates – without the…

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This morning in metals news: U.S. import prices declined by 0.4% in August; the Energy Information Administration surveyed the disruption to electricity customers as a result of Hurricane Ida; and, lastly, the European Steel Association commented on the European Union’s proposed Green Deal. Stay up to date on MetalMiner with weekly updates – without the...

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This Morning in Metals: New orders for manufactured goods rise in July

This morning in metals news: new orders for manufactured goods posted an increase in July from the previous month; meanwhile, U.S. productivity rose by 2.1% in Q2 2021; and, lastly, the U.S. goods and services trade deficit fell from June to July. Want…

This morning in metals news: new orders for manufactured goods posted an increase in July from the previous month; meanwhile, U.S. productivity rose by 2.1% in Q2 2021; and, lastly, the U.S. goods and services trade deficit fell from June to July. Want MetalMiner directly in your inbox? Sign up for weekly updates now. New...

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US steel imports rise in July, paced by blooms, billets and slabs

U.S. steel imports totaled 2.7 million metric tons in July, the Census Bureau reported this week. The total marked an increase from 2.6 million metric tons in June. Are you under pressure to generate steel cost savings? Make sure you are following thes…

U.S. steel imports totaled 2.7 million metric tons in July, the Census Bureau reported this week. The total marked an increase from 2.6 million metric tons in June. Are you under pressure to generate steel cost savings? Make sure you are following these five best practices. US steel imports paced by blooms, billets and slabs...

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Global aluminum production picks up in July

Global aluminum production totaled 5.75 million tons in July, the International Aluminum Institute (IAI) reported this month. The monthly total marked an increase from 5.57 million tons in June. Are you prepared for your annual aluminum contract negotiations? Be sure to check out our five best practices.  China aluminum production rises in July China, the…

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Global aluminum production totaled 5.75 million tons in July, the International Aluminum Institute (IAI) reported this month. The monthly total marked an increase from 5.57 million tons in June. Are you prepared for your annual aluminum contract negotiations? Be sure to check out our five best practices.  China aluminum production rises in July China, the...

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This Morning in Metals: US steel imports up 17.4% this year

This morning in metals news: U.S. steel imports are up by 17.4% in the year to date, the American Iron and Steel Institute reported; meanwhile, Toyota Motor is imposing its biggest price hike on steel materials in over a decade, according to Nikkei Asi…

This morning in metals news: U.S. steel imports are up by 17.4% in the year to date, the American Iron and Steel Institute reported; meanwhile, Toyota Motor is imposing its biggest price hike on steel materials in over a decade, according to Nikkei Asia; and, lastly, the WTI crude oil price has ticked up this...

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This Morning in Metals: Norsk Hydro to expand capacity at Sjunnen extrusion plant

This morning in metals news: Norsk Hydro plans to expand capacity at its Sjunnen aluminum extrusion plant; the Pilbara Ports Authority reported a decline in throughput in July; and, lastly, the United States International Trade Commission conducted a f…

This morning in metals news: Norsk Hydro plans to expand capacity at its Sjunnen aluminum extrusion plant; the Pilbara Ports Authority reported a decline in throughput in July; and, lastly, the United States International Trade Commission conducted a five-year sunset review on existing duty orders for carbon and alloy steel standard, line and pressure pipe...

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This Morning in Metals: US import prices up 0.3% in July

This morning in metals news: the pace of the rise of U.S. import prices slowed in July compared with the previous month; meanwhile, Nucor completed the acquisition of an insulated metal panels business; and, lastly, U.S. steel prices continue to move u…

This morning in metals news: the pace of the rise of U.S. import prices slowed in July compared with the previous month; meanwhile, Nucor completed the acquisition of an insulated metal panels business; and, lastly, U.S. steel prices continue to move upward. Want an occasional email from MetalMiner that highlights new content with NO sales...

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This Morning in Metals: Rio Tinto commits $2.4B in funding for Serbia lithium project

This morning in metals news: miner Rio Tinto said it had committed funding of $2.4 billion toward the Jadar lithium-borates project in Serbia; meanwhile, the U.S. international trade in goods deficit rose in June; and, finally, the United States Intern…

This morning in metals news: miner Rio Tinto said it had committed funding of $2.4 billion toward the Jadar lithium-borates project in Serbia; meanwhile, the U.S. international trade in goods deficit rose in June; and, finally, the United States International Trade Commission determined imports of metal lockers from China materially injure U.S. industry. Want MetalMiner...

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