This Morning in Metals: India to limit copper, aluminum imports

This morning in metals news: India is looking to curb its imports of copper and aluminum; Rio Tinto and Turquoise Hill reached a financing agreement for the Oyu Tolgoi underground mine project; and Germany’s steel industry needs state aid. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and more. India targets…

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This morning in metals news: India is looking to curb its imports of copper and aluminum; Rio Tinto and Turquoise Hill reached a financing agreement for the Oyu Tolgoi underground mine project; and Germany’s steel industry needs state aid. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and more. India targets...

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This Morning in Metals: Iron ore price surges to six-year high

This morning in metals news: iron ore prices continue to rise; the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) voted to continue investigations related to imports of seamless standard, line and pressure pipe; and Rio Tinto’s Kennecott mine is the first to receive the Copper Mark award. Stay up to date on MetalMiner with weekly, monthly,…

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This morning in metals news: iron ore prices continue to rise; the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) voted to continue investigations related to imports of seamless standard, line and pressure pipe; and Rio Tinto’s Kennecott mine is the first to receive the Copper Mark award. Stay up to date on MetalMiner with weekly, monthly,...

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This Morning in Metals: Rio Tinto revises copper guidance downward amid Kennecott delays

This morning in metals news: miner Rio Tinto revised its 2020 refined copper output guidance; Tokyo Steel resumed exports to China for the first time in a decade; and the future is uncertain for Liberty Steel’s Georgetown steel mill. Stay up to date on MetalMiner with weekly, monthly, or quarterly updates — without the sales…

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This morning in metals news: miner Rio Tinto revised its 2020 refined copper output guidance; Tokyo Steel resumed exports to China for the first time in a decade; and the future is uncertain for Liberty Steel’s Georgetown steel mill. Stay up to date on MetalMiner with weekly, monthly, or quarterly updates — without the sales...

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This Morning in Metals: ArcelorMittal to lay off nearly 900 at East Chicago plant

This morning in metals news: ArcelorMittal cited market deterioration in its decision to lay off nearly 900 workers at its plant in East Chicago; Rio Tinto is investing an additional $200 million in its lithium-borate project in Serbia; and the U.S. De…

This morning in metals news: ArcelorMittal cited market deterioration in its decision to lay off nearly 900 workers at its plant in East Chicago; Rio Tinto is investing an additional $200 million in its lithium-borate project in Serbia; and the U.S. Department of Commerce has launched antidumping and countervailing subsidy probes related to metal lockers...

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This Morning in Metals: Rusal aluminum production falls 1.4%

This morning in metals news: Rusal released its Q2 2020 production results; Norsk Hydro has signed a memorandum of understanding for potential use of natural gas at its Alunorte refinery in Brazil; and Rio Tinto announced the discovery of a new zone of…

This morning in metals news: Rusal released its Q2 2020 production results; Norsk Hydro has signed a memorandum of understanding for potential use of natural gas at its Alunorte refinery in Brazil; and Rio Tinto announced the discovery of a new zone of gold mineralization. Rusal releases Q2 results Russian aluminum giant Rusal announced Q2...

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This Morning in Metals: Rio Tinto releases Q2 production results

This morning in metals news: Rio Tinto released its second-quarter production results; steel industry groups want infrastructure to be added to the U.S.’s next stimulus bill; and reported plans to replace furnaces at Tata Steel’s Port Talbot plant have raised worries that thousands of jobs could be lost in the process. Rio Tinto releases Q2…

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This morning in metals news: Rio Tinto released its second-quarter production results; steel industry groups want infrastructure to be added to the U.S.’s next stimulus bill; and reported plans to replace furnaces at Tata Steel’s Port Talbot plant have raised worries that thousands of jobs could be lost in the process. Rio Tinto releases Q2...

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This Morning in Metals: Rio Tinto to close New Zealand Aluminum Smelters

This morning in metals news: Rio Tinto announced it will wind down operations and eventually close its New Zealand Aluminum Smelters; copper prices are surging; and the Pilbara Ports Authority reported June shipping data. Rio Tinto to close NZAS Miner …

This morning in metals news: Rio Tinto announced it will wind down operations and eventually close its New Zealand Aluminum Smelters; copper prices are surging; and the Pilbara Ports Authority reported June shipping data. Rio Tinto to close NZAS Miner Rio Tinto announced it plans to wind down its New Zealand Aluminum Smelters operations and,...

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This Morning in Metals: China’s Henan to hike fees for high-polluting steel producers

This morning in metals news: the Chinese province of Henan will raise its fees for steel and cement producers that do not meet low-emissions targets; BMO says the copper concentrate market will tighten this year; and the Oyu Tolgoi project took another step forward this past week. China to hike fees for polluting steel plants…

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This morning in metals news: the Chinese province of Henan will raise its fees for steel and cement producers that do not meet low-emissions targets; BMO says the copper concentrate market will tighten this year; and the Oyu Tolgoi project took another step forward this past week. China to hike fees for polluting steel plants...

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Week in Review: Aluminum production up; automotive struggles; oil prices plunge

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: a potential copper find in Cornwall; the automotive sector’s struggles; falling oil prices; rising aluminum production and much more. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis…

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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: a potential copper find in Cornwall; the automotive sector’s struggles; falling oil prices; rising aluminum production and much more. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis...

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Global aluminum production rises 1.5% year over year in March

According to data released by the International Aluminum Institute this week, global primary aluminum production totaled 5.48 million tons in March, up about 1.5% compared with March 2019. Request a 30-minute demo of the MetalMiner Insights platform no…

According to data released by the International Aluminum Institute this week, global primary aluminum production totaled 5.48 million tons in March, up about 1.5% compared with March 2019. Request a 30-minute demo of the MetalMiner Insights platform now. March production was also up from the 5.15 million tons produced in February. Production ticked up from...

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