Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look at the week that was and some of the metals storylines here on MetalMiner:
- Bill DeMartino of riskmethods recently spoke at MetalMiner’s Forecasting Workshop on the subject of risk mitigation tips and tools.
- A reported move by U.S. Steel could impact metals procurers’ spending strategies.
- MetalMiner’s Stuart Burns on the latest developments in the aluminum market.
- U.S. housing starts in July were down from the previous month but increased compared with July 2018.
- The U.S. Court of International Trade delivered a ruling on an appeal by Chinese companies of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s duties on aluminum foil.
- A Turkish military pension fund has emerged as the favorite in the bidding for British Steel.
- Burns weighed in on this week’s headlines regarding the rebuff of President Trump’s desire to buy Greenland.
- Fiscal year 2020 could see India notch its second consecutive year as a net steel importer.
- A recent visit to a Chicago nonprofit revealed a workspace where students of all backgrounds can learn how to weld, cast and woodwork.