Aluminum scrap generation in Europe is expected to decrease in the current quarter due to lower demand from downstream metal producers amid the domestic seasonal summer slowdown, according to the latest market overview from the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR)

The US government will impose tariffs on steel and aluminium shipped from Mexico that were made elsewhere, in a bid to curb trans-shipment and excess production, the White House said in a statement on Wednesday July 10, a move widely applauded by the pair of metals industries

Norway-based aluminium producer Hydro and German car manufacturer Porsche signed a long-term agreement on Tuesday July 9 for supply of low-carbon aluminium to further decarbonize the supply chain of Porsche’s sports cars. The agreement follows the letter of intent signed in April

The Indonesian government is looking to ease its export ban on bauxite, sources familiar with the matter have told Fastmarkets

Russia’s war against Ukraine is using millions of copper-containing shells, which has increased demand for the red metal, sources told Fastmarkets

A new incentive program for companies with large investments in Argentina might unlock the country’s mining potential in the medium term, market participants recently told Fastmarkets

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) has positively affected the automotive sector in the four years since its implementation and automakers are increasingly investing in zero-emission and hybrid vehicles, according to the US Trade Representative (USTR)

Brazilian aluminium producer Alumar has strategically entered the low value-added tax (VAT) market in the São Paulo region since the beginning of 2024, market participants told Fastmarkets over the last month.

Rio Tinto will install carbon-free aluminium smelting cells at its Arvida smelter in Quebec, Canada, using the first technology license issued by ELYSIS, the company announced on Friday June 28

Hefty copper concentrate costs amid a sustained supply deficit are expected to cause most global copper smelters to run below costs from 2025 onwards, sources told Fastmarkets at the sidelines of LME Asia Week 2024 in Hong Kong on Thursday June 27