Zinc prices boom to 14-year highs as power costs hit producers

Zinc prices have surged to 14-year highs this week, rising by over 24% on a month-over-month basis. The LME three-month zinc price closed Friday at $3,757 per metric ton, according to MetalMiner Insights data. Chinese primary cash zinc closed Monday at $742 per metric ton, up 20.86% month over month. We’re offering timely emails with…

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Zinc prices have surged to 14-year highs this week, rising by over 24% on a month-over-month basis. The LME three-month zinc price closed Friday at $3,757 per metric ton, according to MetalMiner Insights data. Chinese primary cash zinc closed Monday at $742 per metric ton, up 20.86% month over month. We’re offering timely emails with...

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Further bad news for metals consumers: alloying element shortages

We wrote recently about the impact power rationing and rising coal costs were having on metals producers in Europe. Well, it would seem that is not the only driver pushing semi-finished product prices higher this month. Each month, MetalMiner hosts a w…

We wrote recently about the impact power rationing and rising coal costs were having on metals producers in Europe. Well, it would seem that is not the only driver pushing semi-finished product prices higher this month. Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a specific metals topic. Explore the upcoming webinars and sign up for...

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Week in Review: Aluminum prices remain elevated; power costs weigh on metals producers; IEA releases World Energy Outlook

Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and the metals storylines here on MetalMiner, including aluminum prices, rising power costs and much more: Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a specific metals topic. Explore the upcoming webinars and sign up for each on the MetalMiner…

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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, including aluminum prices, rising power costs and much more: Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a specific metals topic. Explore the upcoming webinars and sign up for each on the MetalMiner...

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Soaring European power costs force cutbacks in metals output

It was only a matter of time, as a fourfold increase in power costs for some heavy consumers, on top of environmental carbon emissions levies, have finally proved too much for some European metals producers. Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a …

It was only a matter of time, as a fourfold increase in power costs for some heavy consumers, on top of environmental carbon emissions levies, have finally proved too much for some European metals producers. Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a specific metals topic. Explore the upcoming webinars and sign up for each...

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