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Silicon Valley Mining Firm Eyes Opportunity In DRC

Silicon Valley Mining Firm Eyes Opportunity In DRC

Bill Gates-backed KoBold Metals is…

Steel Prices Inch Higher As UAW Strike Ends

Steel Prices Inch Higher As UAW Strike Ends

The UAW strike against major…


U.S. Infrastructure Projects Boost Steel Demand

Nov 10, 2023 at 07:23 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner The Construction MMI (Monthly Metals Index) continued to lack strong bullish or bearish pressure month-over-month.…

ArcelorMittal Takes Legal Action Against Liberty Steel Over Unpaid Debt

Nov 09, 2023 at 08:42 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner ArcelorMittal recently obtained a freeze order from a Singaporean court against Liberty Steel. The order totals €140 million ($150…

Silicon Valley Mining Firm Eyes Opportunity In DRC

Nov 08, 2023 at 08:02 | ZeroHedge

Bill Gates is reportedly backing a mining startup that is getting close to "investing" in the Democratic Republic of Congo - which is, of course, a nice way…

Steel Prices Rise As Supply Tightens

Nov 08, 2023 at 08:00 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner The Raw Steels Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose 2.53% from September to October. Roughly six…

Gold Retreats from $2,000 Mark As Economic Worries Fade

Nov 08, 2023 at 07:51 | City A.M

Gold prices have collapsed in a two-day avalanche, tumbling as fears over market volatility ease — with the precious metal seemingly entering a correction phrase. The…

Steel Prices Inch Higher As UAW Strike Ends

Nov 06, 2023 at 08:21 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner   The Automotive MMI (Monthly Metals Index) moved sideways month-over-month, rising in price by just…

AI Surge To Fuel Precious Metals Demand In 2024

Nov 06, 2023 at 08:17 | ZeroHedge

The boom in AI could mean a boom in industrial demand for precious metals in 2024. Metals Focus, an independent precious metals research consultancy, released a…

Copper's Shifting Significance: From Economic Health To Green Energy

Nov 03, 2023 at 10:12 | ChAI

In a recent Buttonwood column for the Economist, John O'Sullivan laid out a case for retiring the nickname “Dr. Copper” for the ubiquitous red metal. The piece articulates a…

China’s Strategic Export Control Upends Rare Earth Markets

Nov 03, 2023 at 09:16 | Haley Zaremba

China has spent years staking out near-total domination of a laundry list of rare earth minerals with a vital and growing role in clean energy supply chains. The nation has…

Rare Earth Prices Stabilize As Global Production Dynamics Shift

Nov 02, 2023 at 08:58 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner The Rare Earths MMI (Monthly Metals Index) recently began to cool down following two months…

Gold Nears $2,000 Amid Global Tensions

Nov 01, 2023 at 08:42 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner   For decades, gold has remained the best-performing asset class, providing double-digit returns for investors. True to form, gold demand…

Gold And Silver Shine As Global Safe Havens

Oct 31, 2023 at 08:57 | Metal Miner

Via Metal MinerThis week, precious metals once again served as safe-haven assets for investors and market participants.…

Cobalt's Unexpected Plunge Shocks Global Market

Oct 30, 2023 at 08:59 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner Analysts once hailed cobalt as a commodity whose price would rise forever. Used in the cathodes of many lithium-ion batteries…

Gold Tops $2000 As Middle East Tensions Rise

Oct 27, 2023 at 14:15 | ZeroHedge

This week, gold and silver went their separate ways, with gold rising and silver falling, with today's Gaza headlines pushing gold notably higher...

How The EU’s Carbon Tax Scheme Is Reshaping Global Steel Trade

Oct 27, 2023 at 09:05 | Stuart Burns

Via Metal Miner This month saw the launch of the EU’s CBAM policy, a much-needed abbreviation for Carbon…

Aluminum Prices Swing Amid U.S.-EU Tariff Talks

Oct 20, 2023 at 07:10 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner Overall, the Aluminum Monthly Metals Index (MMI) moved sideways, with a modest 1.92% rise from…

Central Bank Influence In Question As Gold Price Predictions Unwravel

Oct 19, 2023 at 08:02 | ZeroHedge

Over the past few months, gold prices have completely detached from our model-predicted prices. While we have seen deviations between actual and predicted prices in the…

EV Battery Costs Could Surge By 22%

Oct 17, 2023 at 09:24 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner The Renewables MMI (Monthly Metals Index) saw a welcome boost month-on-month, rising 6.27%. Grain-oriented electrical steel, silicon, and…

Glut Of Synthetic Diamonds Sparks Trouble For Lab-Grown Producers

Oct 16, 2023 at 09:15 | ZeroHedge

The second-largest US producer of lab-grown diamonds has filed for bankruptcy amid a massive glut of fabricated gemstones and plunging prices.  Financial Times…

Indonesia Eyes "Critical Mineral Agreement" With U.S. For Nickel Exports

Oct 16, 2023 at 09:02 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner Nickel prices remained decidedly bearish throughout October, experiencing the largest monthly decline amongst base metals. Indeed, prices…

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