This Morning in Metals: Rio Tinto, POSCO sign climate MoU

This morning in metals news: miner Rio Tinto and POSCO, South Korea’s largest steel producer, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work toward a low-carbon-emission steel value chain; meanwhile, Steel Dynamics announced plans to reach carbon neutrality by 2050; and, lastly, U.S. job openings were little changed in May from the previous month….

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This morning in metals news: miner Rio Tinto and POSCO, South Korea’s largest steel producer, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work toward a low-carbon-emission steel value chain; meanwhile, Steel Dynamics announced plans to reach carbon neutrality by 2050; and, lastly, U.S. job openings were little changed in May from the previous month....

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This Morning in Metals: USMCA Labor Council convenes for first time

This morning in metals news: as laid out in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the USMCA Labor Council convened for the first time; meanwhile, the Energy Information Administration reported on potential electricity disruptions this summ…

This morning in metals news: as laid out in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the USMCA Labor Council convened for the first time; meanwhile, the Energy Information Administration reported on potential electricity disruptions this summer; and, lastly, Rio Tinto declared force majeure at one of its operations. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers a wealth...

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This Morning in Metals: Rio Tinto, Schneider Electric sign MoU aimed at decarbonization

This morning in metals news: Rio Tinto and Schneider Electric have signed a memorandum of understanding to “develop a circular and sustainable market ecosystem for both companies and their customers”; meanwhile, Norilsk Nickel announced it has begun production of carbon-neutral nickel; and, lastly, the city of Savannah, Georgia, is attempting an aluminum cup pilot program….

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This morning in metals news: Rio Tinto and Schneider Electric have signed a memorandum of understanding to “develop a circular and sustainable market ecosystem for both companies and their customers”; meanwhile, Norilsk Nickel announced it has begun production of carbon-neutral nickel; and, lastly, the city of Savannah, Georgia, is attempting an aluminum cup pilot program....

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This Morning in Metals: General Motors to help develop hydrogen fuel cell systems for aircraft

This morning in metals news: General Motors will collaborate with Liebherr-Aerospace to develop hydrogen fuel cell power generation systems for aircraft; meanwhile, the copper price continues to slide; and, lastly, Rio Tinto has opened a new scandium p…

This morning in metals news: General Motors will collaborate with Liebherr-Aerospace to develop hydrogen fuel cell power generation systems for aircraft; meanwhile, the copper price continues to slide; and, lastly, Rio Tinto has opened a new scandium plant in Canada. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers a wealth of knowledge and tips to help buyers...

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This Morning in Metals: Copper mine production rises 4% in January

This morning in metals news: global copper mine production rose by 4% year over year in January; meanwhile, ELYSIS selected Rio Tinto’s Alma smelter for the installation of commercial size 450 kA inert anode prototype cells; and, lastly, U.S. Steel will not go forward with plans to have natural gas wells on a site near…

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This morning in metals news: global copper mine production rose by 4% year over year in January; meanwhile, ELYSIS selected Rio Tinto’s Alma smelter for the installation of commercial size 450 kA inert anode prototype cells; and, lastly, U.S. Steel will not go forward with plans to have natural gas wells on a site near...

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This Morning in Metals: US steel capacity utilization rate reaches 78.0%

This morning in metals news: US steel capacity utilization reached 78.0% last week; Rio Tinto released its Q1 production results; and the Pilbara Ports Authority reported March shipping figures. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers a wealth of k…

This morning in metals news: US steel capacity utilization reached 78.0% last week; Rio Tinto released its Q1 production results; and the Pilbara Ports Authority reported March shipping figures. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers a wealth of knowledge and tips to help buyers stay on top of metals markets and buying strategies. US steel...

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This Morning in Metals: Ford China reports 73.3% sales jump

This morning in metals news: Ford China announced its sales rose by 73.3% year over year; meanwhile, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its Short-Term Energy Outlook; and, lastly, Rio Tinto announced it had achieved battery-grade lithium at its Boron plant. We’re offering timely emails with exclusive analyst commentary and some best practice advice.  Ford…

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This morning in metals news: Ford China announced its sales rose by 73.3% year over year; meanwhile, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its Short-Term Energy Outlook; and, lastly, Rio Tinto announced it had achieved battery-grade lithium at its Boron plant. We’re offering timely emails with exclusive analyst commentary and some best practice advice.  Ford...

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This Morning in Metals: Rio Tinto joins Japan’s Green Value Chain Platform Network

This morning in metals news: miner Rio Tinto joined an effort in Japan promoting decarbonization transparency; the Nikkei Review reported automaker Nissan plans to use cobalt-free electric vehicle batteries by mid-decade; and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson weighed in on the Liberty Steel crisis. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers a wealth of knowledge and…

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This morning in metals news: miner Rio Tinto joined an effort in Japan promoting decarbonization transparency; the Nikkei Review reported automaker Nissan plans to use cobalt-free electric vehicle batteries by mid-decade; and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson weighed in on the Liberty Steel crisis. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers a wealth of knowledge and...

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This Morning in Metals: Battery energy storage systems on the rise in US power grid

This morning in metals news: the Energy Information Administration forecasts a “significant number” of battery energy storage systems will come onto the US electricity grid; meanwhile, miner Rio Tinto announced a partnership with renewable energy technology company Heliogen; and, lastly, global copper mine production levels came in about flat compared with 2020. You want more…

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This morning in metals news: the Energy Information Administration forecasts a “significant number” of battery energy storage systems will come onto the US electricity grid; meanwhile, miner Rio Tinto announced a partnership with renewable energy technology company Heliogen; and, lastly, global copper mine production levels came in about flat compared with 2020. You want more...

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This Morning in Metals: U.S. Steel acquires flat rolled steel sheet patents

This morning in metals news: U.S. Steel announced the acquisition of patents from The NanoSteel Company, Inc.; meanwhile, China is eyeing stronger management of its mineral resources; and, lastly, Rio Tinto plans on building a new tellurium plant at it…

This morning in metals news: U.S. Steel announced the acquisition of patents from The NanoSteel Company, Inc.; meanwhile, China is eyeing stronger management of its mineral resources; and, lastly, Rio Tinto plans on building a new tellurium plant at its Kennecott mine. The MetalMiner team will present a commodity forecast for copper, aluminum, stainless and...

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