Metals and mining

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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. With unmatched product breadth and geographic reach, we work with those involved in the buying, selling and trading of metals to deliver truly market-reflective prices and insights to successfully enable global trade.

Discover more than 2000 prices, news and analysis in primary and secondary metals markets. We cover base metals, industrial minerals, ores and alloys, steel, scrap and steel raw materials.

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Key data from Fastmarkets’ aluminium ingot ADC 12 pricing session in China on Wednesday November 30
German equipment provider SMS Group will provide a logistics and storage system for a forthcoming $238.7 million aluminium foil plant being built in the US by South Korea’s LOTTE Group to meet demand for the material’s use in electric vehicles (EVs)
Fastmarkets has corrected its price indices for US- and Northern Europe-origin steel scrap, CFR Turkey, which were published incorrectly on Thursday December 1 due to a technical error.
Fastmarkets has today discontinued its price assessment for hot-briquetted iron export, fob main port Venezuela (MB-FE-0002).
After a consultation period, Fastmarkets has launched a weekly indicator for direct-reduction (DR)-grade iron ore pellet premiums, known as the iron ore DR-grade pellet premium indicator, $ per tonne.
Fastmarkets has corrected the average calculation of its prime scrap prices in Pittsburgh.
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