Houston, 7 March (Argus) — Stainless scrap processor buying prices were unchanged Tuesday as nickel exchange prices have traded in a tight range in recent days.London, 8 March (Argus) — Demand for nickel-based superalloys and their constituent minor metals including cobalt and chromium is rising, driven by the aerospace and power industries and a resurging oil and natural gas sector, delegates at the Argus Metals Week conference in London were Read more.London, 22 March (Argus) — Global pig iron production declined in February, with lower output registered in every key region, according to the World Steel Association (WSA).
New York, 27 December (Argus) — A rally in seaborne coking coal markets spurred US coal mining companies to increase output headed into 2017.Houston, 27 February (Argus) — US raw steel production increased by 3.6pc in the week ended 25 February from a year earlier, while capacity utilization rose to 74.7pc. Output in the latest week rose to 1.77mn net tons (nt) (1.60mn metric tonnes) from 1.71mn nt a year earlier when capaci Read more.Three-month official London Metal Exchange prices for nickel were trading about 2.5pc lower after settli Read more.
Zorba was also flat as buyers of zorba are still unable to make adequate sales of their ingots to Japan.London, 15 March (Argus) — Figures from the Chinese National Bureau of Statistics showed that the Chinese industrial sector continued to grow in February, but government action on subsidy fraud has significantly affected the production of new energy vehicles.Assay results from its Far West deposit include 14.8m Read more.North American alloy producers and traders raised offers followi Read more.Located in Guiyang, Hunan province, Huangshaping mine is operated by Hunnan Nonferrous, a subsidiary of state-ow Read more.Houston, 6 February (Argus) — Crude futures fell today amid a stronger US dollar and continued signs of global oversupply.Imports rose to 55,458t in February from 54,733t a year earlier.Houston, 2 March (Argus) — Ferritic stainless scrap was unchanged Thursday as many await the monthly ferrous scrap settlements expected in the next several days.Deep-sea and short-sea bids and enquiries did not materialize Wednesday as some Turkish mi Read more.
Labour leaders will only sit down to try to end the 34 day strike a Read more.Johannesburg, 6 March (Argus) — Productivity is the main operational challenge facing the global mining and metals industry, with levels having dropped by 30pc over the past decade, Mark Cutifani, chief executive of diversified mining group Anglo American said.Houston, 14 March (Argus) — US service center shipments of steel products fell by 1.7pc in February from a year earlier.London, 9 March (Argus) — Domestic billet and hot-rolled coil (HRC) prices in China fell again today, as sales continued to be sluggish while inventories remained high.Johannesburg, 26 January (Argus) — South Africa-based platinum and metals producer Lonmin sold 385,496t of by-product chromite concentrate in its December fiscal first quarter, well down on sales of 438,717t in its year-earlier quarter.Houston, 17 March (Argus) — Tank equipment markets — whether for railcars, inland barges, coastal barges or full-fledged tankers — are oversupplied, with operators waiting for supply-and-demand dynamics to swing back in their favor.Officials from 12 regional offices of the General Administration of C Read more.Houston, 10 January (Argus) — US extrusion scrap spreads narrowed in the second week of the year, as severe winter weather conditions in several regions kept obsolete supply tight.
Johannesburg, 14 March (Argus) — Perth-based metals developer Prospect Resources has significantly upgraded the mineral resource at its Arcadia lithium deposit in Zimbabwe and is weeks away from completing a pre-feasibility study on the project.Apparent consumption of refined zinc totaled 788,980metric tonnes (t) last year, down from 931,000 Read more.
Copper production in 2016 rose by 12.8pc from a year earlier to 6.3mn lbs. Output was lifted by a 64.3pc fourth- Read more.For your protection, MetalPrices.com does not accept and will not process credit card information provided via email.Houston, 3 March (Argus) — The US International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined that a domestic industry is materially injured by imports of carbon and alloy cut-to-length plate from China, paving the way for final duties as high as 319.27pc. The US Commerce Department increas Read more.Washington, 20 January (Argus) — Freight flows between the US, Canada and Mexico should not be affected even if incoming US President Donald Trump follows through on his pledge to scrap or renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), observers said.Houston, 16 February (Argus) — Comex copper has weakened after hitting a 20-month high on Monday, largely on profit-taking and amid expectations striking miners at Escondida mine in Chile may agree to return to work.
New York, 7 February (Argus) — Continued tightening of cobalt supply lifted prices for a fifth consecutive week.Global commercial aircraft production is projected to rise by 7.1pc in 2017, from a y Read more.Yes, the crude oil price is in the midst of a massive rebound.London, 9 February (Argus) — Colombian metallurgical coke exporters expect to ship up to 2.1mn t of coke this year, 18.6pc more than in 2016, amid a recovery in international prices, Colombian coal federation Fenalcarbon said.New York, 10 March (Argus) — US ferro-manganese prices rallied for a second straight week on the back of consistent steel mill demand.Steel producers consumed 45.2mn metric tonnes (t) of scrap in 2016, down from 48.3mn t a year earlier, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).Houston, 9 October (Argus) — Global equities, metals, oil and emerging market currencies rallied after the soft US jobs report last week persuaded investors the Federal Reserve would hold its benchmark rate unchanged for longer than previously anticipated, possibly into next year.
Domestic suppliers raised offers for an eleventh straight week, Read more.Service center steel shipments totaled 3.3mn net tons (nt) (3mn metric tonnes) in August, down from 3.64mn nt a year earlier, the Met Read more.Houston, 18 January (Argus) — Canadian service center shipments of steel products, excluding structural, rose by 6.2pc in December from a year earlier while inventories rose by 0.4pc. Shipments totaled 290,000net tons (263,000metric tonnes) in December from 273,000nt a year earlier, the Read more.Electric arc furnace dust and blast furnace dust, generated from steel production, are two major sources of recycled material Read more.The majority of the facilities closed were located in the central region of the US Read more.
Sao Paulo, 10 March (Argus) — Around 1,500 workers launched today an indefinite strike at the Cerro Verde copper mine in Peru controlled by US-based Freeport-McMoRan, which already faces an outage at its largest mine in Indonesia.New York, 17 January (Argus) — Cobalt prices rallied for a second straight week, supported by strong superalloy demand.Houston, 6 March (Argus) — US special high grade zinc premiums held unchanged in the latest week as a strike persists and exchange stockpiles remain low.Houston, 8 March (Argus) — The midwest premium for primary aluminum held unchanged this week despite expectations of a fall in the near term amid a lack of spot demand.New York, 24 May (Argus) — US silicon metal prices were flat this week as suppliers rejected lower offers despite minimal spot market demand.
Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) Crude Oil Price Differentials and Differences in Oil Qualities: A Statistical Analysis October 2005.Houston, 3 March (Argus) — Nymex WTI futures posting the first gain after three days of losses amid a weaker dollar and falling Opec supply.The DLA has offered four lots of domestic and Indian origin high-carbon ferro-manganese Read more.Initial talks with workers groups were held on Monday, the fourth day of Read more.Mill prices for mixed low-copper clips and painted siding fell less sharply than primar Read more.Houston, 9 March (Argus) — US steel import permit applications fell by 13.3pc in February from a year earlier while finished steel import market share dropped to 23pc from 25pc.Houston, 13 February (Argus) — Developments in Indonesia and the Philippines have cast doubt on the expected rebalancing of the global nickel market, leading to a likely deepening deficit this year, according to Bank of America Merrill-Lynch research.London, 3 January (Argus) — Billet prices in China remained stable today after increasing yesterday, rebounding thanks to prolonged production and sintering restrictions imposed in northern Chinese cities as a result of heavy pollution.Sydney, 24 January (Argus) — Australian steelmaker Bluescope Steel has increased its profit guidance for the six months to 31 December because of firmer margins and higher iron ore prices improving the profitability of its New Zealand iron sands business.
Houston, 8 March (Argus) — US exports of scrapped lead batteries rose by 41pc in January from the same month a year earlier, while exports of lead scrap recovered from batteries rose by 16pc.Houston, 5 January (Argus) — Comex copper prices fell Thursday in profit taking, following stocks lower amid concerns the post-US election rally may lose momentum.Crude oil prices are the auction price for a barrel of oil at any given time.Turkish mills stayed quiet in the market today and no deep-sea offers were understood to have been made.On Thursday and Friday, several locations in the midwest and O Read more.New York, 31 January (Argus) — US high-grade cobalt prices were up for a fourth week as spot market demand outpaced metal availability.And tightened near-term availability supported higher trader and distributor offers for Read more.Silicon wafer area shipments climbed to 10,738mn inch2 during 2016, up from 10,434mn inch2 a year earlier, according to data this week from the California Read more.