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Metals and mining market participants like you have been turning to Fastmarkets for help in evaluating opportunities and risks for more than 130 years. Combining the commodity intelligence of familiar names like Metal Bulletin, American Metal Market, Scrap Price Bulletin, Industrial Minerals and more, our product breadth and geographic reach remain unmatched.

Fastmarkets metals and mining works with those involved in the buying, selling and trading of metals to deliver truly market-reflective prices and insights to successfully enable global trade.

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General Motors (GM) is investing $650 million to develop the Thacker Pass mine in Nevada, the largest known source of lithium in the US and the third largest in the world
Electrolysis processes developed by Boston Metal and Electra that eliminate the need for coal in steel production could be key to a net-zero emissions future for the metallics industry, attendees learned at Fastmarkets’ conference on January 17-19 in Dallas
US deep-sea ferrous export prices from the East Coast to Turkey have plateaued, with a Turkish mill purchasing a cargo at prices stable from the last-reported sale
Following a six-week consultation period, Fastmarkets can confirm it will amend the calculation method for all the average functions on the Fastmarkets platform from Wednesday March 1, 2023.
Consolidation, the recycling of electric vehicle batteries, US steel exports and the benefits of sustainable steelmaking were key talking points at Fastmarkets’ Scrap & Steel 2023 conference in Dallas in January
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