This Morning in Metals: US industrial production up 0.9% in January

This morning in metals news: US industrial production picked up in January; global aluminum output also rose in January; and, lastly, General Motors reported a milestone in the construction of a new battery cell manufacturing plant in northeast Ohio. U…

This morning in metals news: US industrial production picked up in January; global aluminum output also rose in January; and, lastly, General Motors reported a milestone in the construction of a new battery cell manufacturing plant in northeast Ohio. US industrial production rises US industrial production rose by 0.9% in January, the Federal Reserve reported....

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This Morning in Metals: February 2021 Monthly Metal Outlook is out

This morning in metals news: the February 2021 MetalMiner Monthly Metal Outlook (MMO) report is out; the US steel sector’s capacity utilization rate reached 76.1%; and US industrial production rose in December. February 2021 Monthly Metal Outlook report available The February 20201 MetalMiner Monthly Metal Outlook (MMO) is now available. Readers will find news, analysis…

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This morning in metals news: the February 2021 MetalMiner Monthly Metal Outlook (MMO) report is out; the US steel sector’s capacity utilization rate reached 76.1%; and US industrial production rose in December. February 2021 Monthly Metal Outlook report available The February 20201 MetalMiner Monthly Metal Outlook (MMO) is now available. Readers will find news, analysis...

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Fed: October 2020 industrial production rises 1.1%

The Federal Reserve reported October 2020 industrial production rose 1.1%. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and more. October 2020 industrial production rises Per the Fed, October 2020 industrial production rose but remained 5.6% lower than the pre-pandemic level in February. However, the Fed also noted the industrial production…

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The Federal Reserve reported October 2020 industrial production rose 1.1%. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and more. October 2020 industrial production rises Per the Fed, October 2020 industrial production rose but remained 5.6% lower than the pre-pandemic level in February. However, the Fed also noted the industrial production...

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Federal Reserve: September 2020 industrial production slides 0.6%

The Federal Reserve reported September 2020 industrial production slipped 0.6% in September. While not a precipitous drop, the September drop broke a streak of four straight months of gains. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and more. September 2020 industrial production still below pre-pandemic levels According to the Fed,…

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The Federal Reserve reported September 2020 industrial production slipped 0.6% in September. While not a precipitous drop, the September drop broke a streak of four straight months of gains. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and more. September 2020 industrial production still below pre-pandemic levels According to the Fed,...

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This Morning in Metals: Global alumina production rises in August

This morning in metals news: global alumina production rose 2.7% year over year in August; China’s industrial profits fell through the first eight months of the year; and nickel prices have taken a dive over the last month. Check if your service center is providing you with price transparency for your aluminum spend.  Global alumina…

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This morning in metals news: global alumina production rose 2.7% year over year in August; China’s industrial profits fell through the first eight months of the year; and nickel prices have taken a dive over the last month. Check if your service center is providing you with price transparency for your aluminum spend.  Global alumina...

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This Morning in Metals: U.S. industrial production rises 0.4% in August

This morning in metals news: U.S. industrial production picked up in August; Nucor recently released its third-quarter guidance; and the Energy Information Administration broke down the impact of OPEC+’s output reductions. Want MetalMiner directly in your inbox? Sign up for weekly, monthly or quarterly updates. U.S. industrial production up 0.4% U.S. industrial production rose 0.4%…

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This morning in metals news: U.S. industrial production picked up in August; Nucor recently released its third-quarter guidance; and the Energy Information Administration broke down the impact of OPEC+’s output reductions. Want MetalMiner directly in your inbox? Sign up for weekly, monthly or quarterly updates. U.S. industrial production up 0.4% U.S. industrial production rose 0.4%...

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Week in Review: Stainless steel demand; industrial production; copper prices

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. In the U.S., some sectors are showing signs of recovery, even as several regions in the country continue to battle a rise in positive COVID-19 cases. For example, U.S. steel…

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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. In the U.S., some sectors are showing signs of recovery, even as several regions in the country continue to battle a rise in positive COVID-19 cases. For example, U.S. steel...

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Fed: U.S. industrial production rises 1.4% in May as automakers restart production

While positive coronavirus cases are on the rise in several parts of the country, industrial production bounced back in May after posting the largest monthly drop in the history of the Federal Reserve’s industrial production index in April. Despite the slight recovery in May — as automotive manufacturers resumed production May 18 on the heels…

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While positive coronavirus cases are on the rise in several parts of the country, industrial production bounced back in May after posting the largest monthly drop in the history of the Federal Reserve’s industrial production index in April. Despite the slight recovery in May — as automotive manufacturers resumed production May 18 on the heels...

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Week in Review: Stainless steel prices; Novelis-Aleris developments; SAIL looks to export markets

Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and the metals storylines here on MetalMiner: MetalMiner’s Stuart Burns on the latest developments in Novelis‘ acquisition of Aleris and the fate of the Lewisport mill. Stainless steel prices have showed some signs of upward momentum in China. Burns…

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Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and the metals storylines here on MetalMiner: MetalMiner’s Stuart Burns on the latest developments in Novelis‘ acquisition of Aleris and the fate of the Lewisport mill. Stainless steel prices have showed some signs of upward momentum in China. Burns...

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Fed’s industrial production index posts largest drop in 101-year history

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on economic activity around the world. That impact was particularly noticeable on the U.S. industrial sector last month. According to the Federal Reserve, the industrial production index fell 11.2%, pushed by factory closures across multiple sectors in the U.S. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in…

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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on economic activity around the world. That impact was particularly noticeable on the U.S. industrial sector last month. According to the Federal Reserve, the industrial production index fell 11.2%, pushed by factory closures across multiple sectors in the U.S. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in...

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