MetalMiner Podcasts

MetalMiner Podcasts add another layer of sourcing and trading intelligence to your knowledge arsenal. We cover developments and interview the movers and shakers that shape industrial metals markets.

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Matt Marthinson, VP of Supply Chain at JB Poindexter & Co., Inc. lets listeners in on how an established transportation industry manufacturer with significant exposure to commodity risk views the tariff landscape, both now and into 2020. Listen in to the full conversation with Lisa Reisman on our current podcast series, "The Maker-to-User Trend in the Time of Tariffs."

Harry Moser leads the Reshoring Initiative, a nonprofit whose ultimate goal is to bring as many jobs back to the U.S. as possible. With record reshoring numbers posted in 2017, it would seem the Trump administration’s tariffs would help make 2018 and 2019 even better for the “maker-to-user” movement (characterized by local sourcing leading to a host of economic and environmental benefits) — or would it? Listen in to the full conversation.

“I just can't tell you what an amazing experience it was,” says Heidi Brock, president and CEO of the Aluminum Association, about touring the newly commissioned USS Gabrielle Giffords in California. Hear more on what a strong domestic aluminum sector has to do with national security, and how the industry views other hot trade issues of the moment and why, in Part 4 of our series, "Manufacturing Trade Policy Confidential." Listen in to the full conversation.

“Steel has been the most abused product on the planet,” says Barry Zekelman, executive chairman and CEO of Zekelman Industries, in Part 3 of our series, "Manufacturing Trade Policy Confidential." So what makes Barry's point of view on trade so fascinating? The fact that he's not a steel producer! (That, and his ever-colorful examples…the headline above is a case in point.) Take a listen to the full conversation.

Gaining market economy status is China's single-biggest trade issue, says Tim Brightbill, partner at Wiley Rein LLP in Washington, D.C., in the second episode of our series, "Manufacturing Trade Policy Confidential." Now that the U.S. has said "no" to MES for China, will China retaliate? Listen in!

In this first episode of the series "Manufacturing Trade Policy Confidential," MetalMiner Executive Editor Lisa Reisman interviews Michael Stumo, CEO of the Coalition for a Prosperous America. Stumo outlines what he sees as the most crucial elements to consider in today’s trade environment, touching on everything from China to the German Mittelstand to Alexander Hamilton as economic visionary.