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    Europe’s nascent synthetic graphite sector faces a double threat with China’s overcapacity persisting and US legislation embracing protectionism at the expense of a level playing field, according to the head of a forthcoming anode material producer in Europe

    Read more from senior analyst Andy Farida on how the price action in LME nickel has played out in the first half of 2024

    Tight aluminium scrap availability, the increase in container costs, sluggish demand in the US and the US market’s current indifference to rising premiums in Europe and Asia were the top subjects discussed during the Harbor Aluminum Summit that took place in Chicago on June 4-6

    The publication of Fastmarkets’ aluminium scrap and secondary aluminium ingot price assessments for Wednesday June 12 were delayed because of a reporter error. Fastmarkets’ pricing database has been updated.

    Tata Steel intends to continue with plans to close its blast furnaces at the Port Talbot Steelworks in Wales, and called for both of the UK’s major political parties to adhere to the terms of its plan to develop a lower-emissions electric-arc furnace-based steelmaking plant on the site, the firm said on Tuesday June 11

    A “special action plan for carbon reduction” unveiled by China’s National Development & Reform Commission (NDRC) will reduce the need for coking coal and iron ore by focusing on upgrading existing equipment and the switch to electric-arc furnaces, sources told Fastmarkets this week

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