This Morning in Metals: Steel capacity utilization rises; Hydro inks energy deal; aluminum prices skyrocket

This morning in metals news: the U.S. steel capacity utilization rate rose to 85.3% for the week ending Sept. 11; Norsk Hydro signed an energy deal; and, lastly, aluminum prices have continued to skyrocket. Stop obsessing about the actual forecasted aluminum price. It’s more important to spot the trend. See why. Steel capacity utilization rises…

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This morning in metals news: the U.S. steel capacity utilization rate rose to 85.3% for the week ending Sept. 11; Norsk Hydro signed an energy deal; and, lastly, aluminum prices have continued to skyrocket. Stop obsessing about the actual forecasted aluminum price. It’s more important to spot the trend. See why. Steel capacity utilization rises...

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This Morning in Metals: Norsk Hydro, Panasonic, Equinor extend battery partnership

This morning in metals news: Norsk Hydro announced it is extending its partnership with Equinor and Panasonic; meanwhile, North American Stainless earlier this month issued a flat product price announcement; and, lastly, aluminum prices remain elevated…

This morning in metals news: Norsk Hydro announced it is extending its partnership with Equinor and Panasonic; meanwhile, North American Stainless earlier this month issued a flat product price announcement; and, lastly, aluminum prices remain elevated. More MetalMiner is available on LinkedIn. Norsk Hydro extends battery partnership Oslo-based aluminum maker Norsk Hydro yesterday announced it...

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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: Rio Tinto, Komatsu collaborate on zero-emission mining haulage solutions

This morning in metals news: Rio Tinto announced it is working with Komatsu to develop zero-emission mining haulage solutions; meanwhile, Norsk Hydro announced new investments in North America; and, lastly, U.S. steel prices continue to rise, although …

This morning in metals news: Rio Tinto announced it is working with Komatsu to develop zero-emission mining haulage solutions; meanwhile, Norsk Hydro announced new investments in North America; and, lastly, U.S. steel prices continue to rise, although the pace of gains has slowed somewhat. You want more MetalMiner on your terms. Sign up for weekly...

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This Morning in Metals: US import prices rise by 1.0% in June

This morning in metals news: import prices rose by 1.0% in June; Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have reportedly reached a deal to resolve their recent oil output spat; and, lastly, Norsk Hydro recently announced the restart of its aluminum e…

This morning in metals news: import prices rose by 1.0% in June; Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have reportedly reached a deal to resolve their recent oil output spat; and, lastly, Norsk Hydro recently announced the restart of its aluminum extrusion plant in Sjunnen, Sweden. Receive the latest short-term and long-term outlook for...

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This Morning in Metals: Norsk Hydro signs letter of intent to build US aluminum recycling plant

This morning in metals news: Norsk Hydro today announced it signed a letter of intent to build a new aluminum recycling plant in Cassopolis, Michigan; the Census Bureau released construction spending data; and, lastly, the zinc price posted some gains …

This morning in metals news: Norsk Hydro today announced it signed a letter of intent to build a new aluminum recycling plant in Cassopolis, Michigan; the Census Bureau released construction spending data; and, lastly, the zinc price posted some gains this week. You want more MetalMiner on your terms. Sign up for weekly email updates...

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This Morning in Metals: US personal consumption expenditure rises in April

This morning in metals news: US personal consumption expenditure rose in April; meanwhile, Norsk Hydro is teaming up on an offshore wind project in the Norwegian North Sea; and, lastly, the United Steelworkers asked the Biden administration for clarifi…

This morning in metals news: US personal consumption expenditure rose in April; meanwhile, Norsk Hydro is teaming up on an offshore wind project in the Norwegian North Sea; and, lastly, the United Steelworkers asked the Biden administration for clarification on its domestic mining stance. More MetalMiner is available on LinkedIn. US personal consumption expenditures rises...

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This Morning in Metals: Norsk Hydro explores potential uses for bauxite residue

This morning in metals news: Oslo-based Norsk Hydro has reached an agreement with a Brazilian university to explore the potential uses of bauxite residue from its mining operations; US natural gas-fired generation declined over the first four months of…

This morning in metals news: Oslo-based Norsk Hydro has reached an agreement with a Brazilian university to explore the potential uses of bauxite residue from its mining operations; US natural gas-fired generation declined over the first four months of the year; and existing-home sales fell in April. Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a...

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This Morning in Metals: Norsk Hydro to explore hydrogen facility opportunities

This morning in metals news: Oslo-based Norsk Hydro said it is exploring the potential for developing and operating hydrogen facilities; meanwhile, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased by 0.6% in March; and En+ Group touted its de…

This morning in metals news: Oslo-based Norsk Hydro said it is exploring the potential for developing and operating hydrogen facilities; meanwhile, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased by 0.6% in March; and En+ Group touted its development of a high-purity aluminum. See why technical analysis is a superior forecasting methodology over fundamental...

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This Morning in Metals: General Motors grapples with semiconductor supply challenges

This morning in metals news: automaker General Motors is facing challenges related to semiconductor supply; meanwhile, Oslo-based Norsk Hydro reported its Q4 2020 financial results; and, lastly, the oil price continues to tick up. Semiconductor supply End users across sectors are dealing with material shortage challenges. The automotive sector is no different. This week, General Motors…

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This morning in metals news: automaker General MotorsĀ is facing challenges related to semiconductor supply; meanwhile, Oslo-based Norsk Hydro reported its Q4 2020 financial results; and, lastly, the oil price continues to tick up. Semiconductor supply End users across sectors are dealing with material shortage challenges. The automotive sector is no different. This week, General Motors...

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