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 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: Cleveland-Cliffs releases Q4 2020 results

This morning in metals news: Cleveland-Cliffs released its preliminary Q4 2020 results; demand for sustainable aluminum is rising in the maritime industry; and U.S. steel prices continue to rise. Cleveland-Cliffs revenue jumps Cleveland-Cliffs reported…

This morning in metals news: Cleveland-Cliffs released its preliminary Q4 2020 results; demand for sustainable aluminum is rising in the maritime industry; and U.S. steel prices continue to rise. Cleveland-Cliffs revenue jumps Cleveland-Cliffs reported Q4 2020 revenues of approximately $2.2 billion to $2.3 billion. The total marked a 320% year-over-year jump. Meanwhile, the firm reported...

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This Morning in Metals: Industry groups urge Biden to keep steel tariffs

This morning in metals news: several industry groups urged President-elect Joe Biden to continue existing steel tariffs and quotas; Germany’s OGE and Thyssenkrupp and Norwegian energy company Equinor are collaborating to mitigate emissions; and Norsk Hydro and Nuvosil are working on aluminum and silicon recycling technology. Industry groups urge Biden to keep steel tariffs President…

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This morning in metals news: several industry groups urged President-elect Joe Biden to continue existing steel tariffs and quotas; Germany’s OGE and Thyssenkrupp and Norwegian energy company Equinor are collaborating to mitigate emissions; and Norsk Hydro and Nuvosil are working on aluminum and silicon recycling technology. Industry groups urge Biden to keep steel tariffs President...

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This Morning in Metals: Finished steel import market share 18% in November

This morning in metals news: the American Iron and Steel Association (AISI) reported on November import data, including the month’s finished steel import market share; China’s Baosteel is working on a new project; and Norsk Hydro has signed two MoUs for renewable power projects in Brazil. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter…

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This morning in metals news: the American Iron and Steel Association (AISI) reported on November import data, including the month’s finished steel import market share; China’s Baosteel is working on a new project; and Norsk Hydro has signed two MoUs for renewable power projects in Brazil. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter...

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This Morning in Metals: Norsk Hydro begins production restarts at Husnes B-line

This morning in metals news: Norsk Hydro recently resumed production at its Husnes aluminum plant; the Census Bureau recently released the latest data on new housing starts; and copper prices continue to rise. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and more. Norsk Hydro resumes production at Husnes B-line Oslo-based…

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This morning in metals news: Norsk Hydro recently resumed production at its Husnes aluminum plant; the Census Bureau recently released the latest data on new housing starts; and copper prices continue to rise. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and more. Norsk Hydro resumes production at Husnes B-line Oslo-based...

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This Morning in Metals: Panasonic, Equinor, Norsk Hydro sign MOU to explore potential European lithium-ion battery business

This morning in metals news: Norsk Hydro has signed a memorandum of understanding to explore a potential lithium-ion battery business; U.S. import prices fell slightly in October; and Gulf of Mexico oil production fell in August by the largest amount since 2008. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and…

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This morning in metals news: Norsk Hydro has signed a memorandum of understanding to explore a potential lithium-ion battery business; U.S. import prices fell slightly in October; and Gulf of Mexico oil production fell in August by the largest amount since 2008. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and...

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LME’s proposed low-carbon ‘green aluminum’ contract faces industry opposition

Readers of a recent Financial Times article reporting the opposition of major primary aluminum producers Norsk Hydro and Hindalco Industries to the LME’s proposed “green aluminum” contract may feel the primary producers are swimming against the tide of history. Aluminium is a core material needed for increasing efficiency and lowering carbon dioxide emissions by reducing…

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Readers of a recent Financial Times article reporting the opposition of major primary aluminum producers Norsk Hydro and Hindalco Industries to the LME’s proposed “green aluminum” contract may feel the primary producers are swimming against the tide of history. Aluminium is a core material needed for increasing efficiency and lowering carbon dioxide emissions by reducing...

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This Morning in Metals: China Manufacturing PMI falls slightly in October

This morning in metals news: the China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell slightly from the previous month; Ford Motor Co. released its Q3 financial results; and, finally, Oslo-based Norsk Hydro recently released its Q3 financials. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates our 12-month view and provides buying organizations with a complete understanding of the…

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This morning in metals news: the China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell slightly from the previous month; Ford Motor Co. released its Q3 financial results; and, finally, Oslo-based Norsk Hydro recently released its Q3 financials. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates our 12-month view and provides buying organizations with a complete understanding of the...

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This Morning in Metals: General Motors to invest $2B to transition Tennessee plant for EVs

This morning in metals news: General Motors will invest $2 billion to transition its Tennessee plant for the production of electric vehicles (EVs); Rio Tinto announced its Q3 2020 production results; and Norsk Hydro has made a deal to merge part of its hydropower generation with that of Lyse.  The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates…

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This morning in metals news: General Motors will invest $2 billion to transition its Tennessee plant for the production of electric vehicles (EVs); Rio Tinto announced its Q3 2020 production results; and Norsk Hydro has made a deal to merge part of its hydropower generation with that of Lyse.  The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates...

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