IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from July 1

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Wednesday July 1 that are worth another look.

Brazilian iron ore pellet producer Samarco is on schedule to resume operations by the end of 2020 despite health and safety measures taken to prevent Covid-19 from spreading among workers, the company told Fastmarkets on July 1.

Industry associations up and down the steel and metals supply chain applauded the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement trade pact going into effect on July 1.

Zinc concentrate treatment charges rose from an 18-month low in June 2020, with market shorts facing less of a rush to cover positions on the spot market.

The European Union has extended anti-dumping duties on ferro-silicon imported from China and Russia for another five years, according to a release from the European Commission on July 1.

From the low-price environment and lithium’s extended supply chain to the emergence of standardized battery-grade compounds, here are the key themes that dominated the conversation among panelists during Fastmarkets’ webinar on “How Covid-19 has affected lithium markets” on June 23.

What to read next
Fastmarkets proposes to extend the shipment window of its alumina index inferred, fob Brazil, to allow for greater inclusion of reported liquidity, and to increase the frequency of publication to weekly.
Following a month-long consultation period, Fastmarkets has amended the methodology for the bi-weekly assessment of the aluminium P1020A main Japanese ports (MJP) spot premium, to include domestic tenders and deals from the Japanese market.
Fastmarkets proposes to discontinue its ferrous scrap consumer buying price for cast iron borings in Pittsburgh due to a lack of liquidity.
Fastmarkets is proposing a realignment of its consumer buying price for ferrous scrap No1 busheling in Cincinnati and Pittsburgh, effective from the May 2023 monthly settlement.
A drive by electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers to improve the affordability of their cars may upend an expectation by some market observers that future EV dominance of automotive production will sharply reduce demand for special bar quality (SBQ) steel
The publication of Fastmarkets’ US rebar prices took place earlier than scheduled on Wednesday March 22 due to a reviewer error.
We use cookies to provide a personalized site experience.
By continuing to use & browse the site you agree to our Privacy Policy.