This Morning in Metals: Steel capacity utilization rises to 85.2%

This morning in metals news: U.S. steel capacity utilization reached 85.2% for the week ending Sept. 25; meanwhile, most planned U.S. battery storage additions in the next few years will be paired with solar; and, lastly, unemployment rates in August d…

This morning in metals news: U.S. steel capacity utilization reached 85.2% for the week ending Sept. 25; meanwhile, most planned U.S. battery storage additions in the next few years will be paired with solar; and, lastly, unemployment rates in August declined in nearly all metropolitan areas. Steel prices have been rising for over a year,...

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This Morning in Metals: Pre-Labor Day retail gas prices at highest level since 2014

This morning in metals news: pre-Labor Day retail gasoline prices are at their highest level in seven years; meanwhile, payroll employment rose by 235,000 in August; and, lastly, Norilsk Nickel has signed an agreement to build a liquefied natural gas i…

This morning in metals news: pre-Labor Day retail gasoline prices are at their highest level in seven years; meanwhile, payroll employment rose by 235,000 in August; and, lastly, Norilsk Nickel has signed an agreement to build a liquefied natural gas icebreaker. You want more MetalMiner on your terms. Sign up for weekly email updates here....

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This Morning in Metals: U.S. construction spending ticks up in July

This morning in metals news: U.S. construction spending ticked up by 0.3% in July, the Census Bureau reported; meanwhile, unemployment rates declined in 388 of 389 metropolitan areas of the U.S. in July compared with July 2020; and, lastly, shale natur…

This morning in metals news: U.S. construction spending ticked up by 0.3% in July, the Census Bureau reported; meanwhile, unemployment rates declined in 388 of 389 metropolitan areas of the U.S. in July compared with July 2020; and, lastly, shale natural gas production from the Appalachian Basin hit record levels in the first half of...

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This Morning in Metals: Toyota announces production cuts amid chip shortage

This morning in metals news: Toyota this week announced plans to slash production amid the ongoing global semiconductor shortage; unemployment rates fell in 17 states in July; and, lastly, U.S. large-scale battery storage capacity increased by 35% in 2…

This morning in metals news: Toyota this week announced plans to slash production amid the ongoing global semiconductor shortage; unemployment rates fell in 17 states in July; and, lastly, U.S. large-scale battery storage capacity increased by 35% in 2020. Cut-to-length adders. Width and gauge adders. Coatings. Feel confident in knowing what you should be paying...

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This Morning in Metals: Rio Tinto reports Q2 production results

This morning in metals news: Rio Tinto reported its Q2 production results; U.S. unemployment rates were down in seven states in June; and, lastly, the U.S. once again led the way in petroleum and natural gas production last year. You want more MetalMin…

This morning in metals news: Rio Tinto reported its Q2 production results; U.S. unemployment rates were down in seven states in June; and, lastly, the U.S. once again led the way in petroleum and natural gas production last year. You want more MetalMiner on your terms. Sign up for weekly email updates here. Rio Tinto...

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This Morning in Metals: MetalMiner webinar delves into the aluminum market

This morning in metals news: in case you missed it, on-demand video of MetalMiner’s monthly webinar session is available, which this Thursday covered aluminum; U.S. personal income decreased in May; and, lastly, unemployment rates fell in 21 states and the District of Columbia in May. We’re offering timely emails with exclusive analyst commentary and some…

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This morning in metals news: in case you missed it, on-demand video of MetalMiner’s monthly webinar session is available, which this Thursday covered aluminum; U.S. personal income decreased in May; and, lastly, unemployment rates fell in 21 states and the District of Columbia in May. We’re offering timely emails with exclusive analyst commentary and some...

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This Morning in Metals: Nucor to build new Kentucky tube mill

This morning in metals news: Nucor Corporation announced plans to build a new tube mill in Kentucky; meanwhile, US retail gasoline prices have been on the rise; and, lastly, unemployment rates in February fell in 23 states. You want more MetalMiner on your terms. Sign up for weekly email updates. Nucor to build new tube mill Nucor…

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This morning in metals news: Nucor Corporation announced plans to build a new tube mill in Kentucky; meanwhile, US retail gasoline prices have been on the rise; and, lastly, unemployment rates in February fell in 23 states. You want more MetalMiner on your terms. Sign up for weekly email updates. Nucor to build new tube mill Nucor...

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This Morning in Metals: EIA forecasts renewables share of US electricity generation to double by 2050

This morning in metals news: the Energy Information Administration forecast the renewables share of US electricity generation will double by 2050; meanwhile, the US unemployment rate fell to 6.3% in January; and, lastly, the tin price has bucked the re…

This morning in metals news: the Energy Information Administration forecast the renewables share of US electricity generation will double by 2050; meanwhile, the US unemployment rate fell to 6.3% in January; and, lastly, the tin price has bucked the recent general trend for base metals prices. EIA: renewables share of electricity generation to double by...

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This Morning in Metals: U.S. jobless claims reach record 3.3M as coronavirus outbreak intensifies

This morning in metals news, U.S. unemployment insurance claims soared last week as the coronavirus outbreak intensified, Thyssenkrupp announced 3,000 layoffs and the United States Trade Representative (USTR) said there had been progress in enforcing s…

This morning in metals news, U.S. unemployment insurance claims soared last week as the coronavirus outbreak intensified, Thyssenkrupp announced 3,000 layoffs and the United States Trade Representative (USTR) said there had been progress in enforcing some provisions of the recently signed Phase One trade deal with China. U.S. jobless claims surge to 3.3M U.S. unemployment...

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This Morning in Metals: Antofagasta Lowers Copper Guidance

This morning in metals news, miner Antofagasta lowered its full-year copper guidance by 20,000 tons, a new favorite has emerged in the British Steel sweepstakes and the U.S. unemployment rate was unchanged in October. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. Antofagasta…

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This morning in metals news, miner Antofagasta lowered its full-year copper guidance by 20,000 tons, a new favorite has emerged in the British Steel sweepstakes and the U.S. unemployment rate was unchanged in October. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. Antofagasta...

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