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The MetalMiner Monthly Metal Outlook (MMO) is delivered directly to your inbox on the first of every month. It includes:

  • Current prices and forecast price ranges for aluminum, nickel, copper, lead, zinc, tin, HRC, CRC, HDG and steel plate
  • Independent trend analysis (price drivers, macro and microeconomic influences, and more)
  • Metal-specific buying strategies
  • Ongoing price alerts if markets change quickly

Subscribers use the MMO to:

  • Negotiate with confidence – the information helps you not overpay
  • Source strategically on minimums with mills and service centers
  • Plan your annual budget and contract negotiation strategy
  • Create long-term quotes to feed project bids
  • Lower your average costs by better timing buys
  • Report to leadership and executive teams on the impact of metal market volatility on earnings

Case Studies

For a Tier 2 automotive company, MetalMiner generated a 7.3% savings on an annual stainless steel buy generating over $1 million in savings by introducing new global and domestic suppliers to the supply base.
For another transportation OEM MMO subscriber, the MetalMiner team completed an add-on advisory project to benchmark existing category management processes and provide strategies to identify and implement specific opportunities to generate cost savings across carbon steel plate, sheet and aluminum. The company generated double digit percentage savings, resulting in multi-million-dollar annual savings.

Covered metals include:

periodic table aluminum AL
Periodic table Copper Cu
Periodic Table Nickel Ni
periodic table lead Pb
Periodic Table Zinc Zn
Periodic Table Tin Sn
Periodic Table Carbon C Periodic Table Iron Fe
Steel: HRC, CRC, HDG, Plate

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MetalMiner Subscriptions

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10 Industrial short-term market forecasts X X X
10 Industrial buying strategies X X X
Email alerts to any changes in buying strategy during the month X X X
Annual outlook X X
Seat(s) at the Annual Budgeting & Forecasting Workshop(s) held in Chicago in July and August X X
12 long-term metal forecasts, updated quarterly X
Historical price data; charting capability X
China HR/CR forecasts (short- and long-term) X
Proxy forecast service against hard-to-forecast metals (e.g. wire rod, galvalume, galvanneal, carbon steel long products) X
75+ price feeds to embed in your systems X
Should-Cost Models for aluminum, carbon steel and stainless steel X
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