This Morning in Metals: Year-to-date U.S. steel production down 2.7%

This morning in metals news, U.S. steel production during the year to date is down 2.7%, a rise in demand for niche steel products could benefit Chinese steel mills and iron ore shipments from Australia’s Frances Creek mine are set to resume. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire…

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This morning in metals news, U.S. steel production during the year to date is down 2.7%, a rise in demand for niche steel products could benefit Chinese steel mills and iron ore shipments from Australia’s Frances Creek mine are set to resume. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire...

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This Morning in Metals: Antofagasta’s Los Pelambres expansion remains on hold

This morning in metals news, Antofagasta’s expansion of its Los Pelambres mine remains on care and maintenance during the coronavirus outbreak, copper prices gained to start the week, and Anglo American released an update on its operations during the pandemic. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner…

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This morning in metals news, Antofagasta’s expansion of its Los Pelambres mine remains on care and maintenance during the coronavirus outbreak, copper prices gained to start the week, and Anglo American released an update on its operations during the pandemic. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner...

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Construction MMI: February construction spending up 6% year over year

The Construction Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell 8.0% this month. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! U.S. construction spending U.S. construction spending in April reached a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,366.7 billion, down 1.3% from the January total, the U.S. Census Bureau reported in…

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The Construction Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell 8.0% this month. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! U.S. construction spending U.S. construction spending in April reached a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,366.7 billion, down 1.3% from the January total, the U.S. Census Bureau reported in...

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Week in Review: Oil prices plunge; auto sales slump in Q1; steel output up in February

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 coverage of: oil prices, Section 232 steel tariffs, the gold market, PMI numbers, steel production and more. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform?…

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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 coverage of: oil prices, Section 232 steel tariffs, the gold market, PMI numbers, steel production and more. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform?...

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This Morning in Metals: Steel rebar imports from Turkey jump 451%

This morning in metals news, U.S. imports of steel rebar from Turkey surged during the first quarter of this year, the coronavirus outbreak is impacting the stainless steel market and investors are bullish about the long-term prospects of Brazilian miner Vale. – Get metal buying strategies and price alerts for 10 industrial metals. Request an…

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This morning in metals news, U.S. imports of steel rebar from Turkey surged during the first quarter of this year, the coronavirus outbreak is impacting the stainless steel market and investors are bullish about the long-term prospects of Brazilian miner Vale. – Get metal buying strategies and price alerts for 10 industrial metals. Request an...

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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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South Africa’s 21-day lockdown disrupts chrome sector, delays stainless surcharge update

Sporadic reports of mine closures and special working arrangements have gathered momentum during March and into April, in some cases sparking fears of ore supply shortages. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! Few places have had quite the profound impact that closures in South…

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Sporadic reports of mine closures and special working arrangements have gathered momentum during March and into April, in some cases sparking fears of ore supply shortages. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! Few places have had quite the profound impact that closures in South...

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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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Global crude steel production rises 2.8% in February

Despite the coronavirus outbreak’s widespread humanitarian and economic impact, steel production continued to chug along in February. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! According to the World Steel Association, global crude steel production reached 143.3 million tons in February, up 2.8% compared with February…

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Despite the coronavirus outbreak’s widespread humanitarian and economic impact, steel production continued to chug along in February. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! According to the World Steel Association, global crude steel production reached 143.3 million tons in February, up 2.8% compared with February...

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This Morning in Metals: U.S. steel capacity utilization rate hits 80.7%

This morning in metals news, the U.S. steel capacity utilization rate reached 80.7% for the year through March 28, steel industry workers in the Great Lakes region tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and copper clawed back some gains T…

This morning in metals news, the U.S. steel capacity utilization rate reached 80.7% for the year through March 28, steel industry workers in the Great Lakes region tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and copper clawed back some gains Tuesday. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about...

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