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Rapidly expanding capacity for the recycling of lithium-ion batteries in the United States and Canada has raised worries over the supply of raw materials to feed processors in the region, sources have told Fastmarkets

Alcoa is ready to complete its first major acquisition deal since its creation in 2016 – and it may not be the last, the company’s chief executive officer has said.

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Fastmarkets proposes to discontinue its weekly price assessment for steel reinforcing bar (rebar) domestic, ex-whs Northern China.

Fastmarkets launches MB-STE-0918 Electrical steel, non-grain oriented, ex-whs Eastern China, $/tonne and MB-STE-0919 Electrical steel, non-grain oriented, cfr India, $/tonne on July 19.

The publication of Fastmarkets’ titanium scrap and ferro-titanium prices was delayed on Wednesday July 18 due to a reporter error.

Chinese mining giant CMOC reported a 178% year-on-year increase in cobalt metal production for the first six months of 2024, according to an announcement by the company on Friday July 12

Steel industry participants in the United States are unclear whether Brazilian slab imports will be exempt from the 25% tariffs under Section 232 that will be levied on Mexican imports for steel that is not melted and poured in Mexico, the US or Canada, sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday July 17

Fastmarkets has amended the name of MB-AL-0231 Aluminium P1020A all-in price, delivered Midwest US, US cents/lb as of Wednesday July 17.

Analysis by UK-based industry group ChargeUK shows that there are now more than 930,000 public, home and workplace charging points for electric vehicles (EVs) across the nation, supporting 1.1 million such vehicles

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