Surging energy prices in Europe have led to fresh concerns about aluminium production across the continent, with market participants mulling the possibility of additional smelter cuts
Fastmarkets AMM will be closed on Monday July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.
As the world-wide push to electrify transport gains momentum, potential pitfalls have become apparent. The large-scale charging of electric vehicles, for example, risks overloading power grids and may not be sustainable, battery innovator Dr. Avishek Kumar told Fastmarkets in an interview
Exporters of steel scrap have continued to explore alternative destination markets for sales of deep-sea scrap cargoes because of the slump in prices in Turkey, sources said in the week ended Friday June 24
Europe’s base metals market has been plagued by logistical issues for the majority of 2022, and the most recent strike by workers at the Port of Hamburg in Germany will add to these woes, participants told Fastmarkets
The United States’ largest primary aluminium producer, Century Aluminum, will close its biggest US smelter for up to a year due to “soaring energy prices,” the company announced on Wednesday June 22
Sentiment in the base metals markets in Europe was turning increasingly bearish, a number of participants told Fastmarkets on Tuesday June 21, with macro-economic uncertainties creating additional caution among consumers with the approach of the seasonal summer slowdown
Attendees of Fastmarkets’ 37th annual Steel Success Strategies conference - June 5-7 in Miami Beach, Florida - discussed an array of topics, from short-term trends to long-term ambitions to make the industry green. Here are five key takeaways
European aluminium premiums have fallen from recent record highs in the week ended Wednesday June 15 due to increasingly bearish sentiment and a drop off in spot demand, but there is disagreement in the market about how far spot premiums can drop in current conditions
Base metals analyst Boris Mikanikrezai explains why tin prices are likely to behave badly over the next three months
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