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MetalMiner envisions a world where every commodity buyer is completely confident in their buying decisions, no matter what the market is doing.

Our solutions combine live price feeds with AI and TA (technical analysis) to provide the most accurate and actionable market forecasts, so that buyers always know what to do.

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MetalMiner envisions a world where every commodity buyer is completely confident in their buying decisions, no matter what the market is doing.

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The Art of Timing Your Buy

Some may argue that timing purchases appears speculative. Spot buying, however, also means speculative buying! Merely having a specific forecasted price, via fundamental analysis (e.g. supply and demand) rarely equates to an actionable buying strategy, particularly with high market volatility. Understanding a metal’s short term and long term price trend allows buyers to alter strategies in falling, sideways, and rising markets – as well as save money by timing the buy.

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5 Best Practices of Metal Based Sourcing

For new procurement professionals or those that have the exciting responsibility of managing a metals category for the first time, this brief on the 5 best practices of metal-based sourcing can help with upcoming supplier negotiations. This brief describes how to use cost breakdowns to separate out conversion/processing costs from metal prices, why one should buy by the weight vs. the each, the importance of “3” in supply awards and two other best practices all designed to help reduce cost of goods sold.

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How to Use Contracting Indexes

Have an upcoming negotiation for 304 stainless steel for example? Need to know the specific copper price per pound? Make sure you know how your service centers will negotiate the aluminum price, for example. Platts, AMM HRC, scrap cap/collars—the indexes may all sound like alphabet soup, with no shortage of mechanisms buying organizations can use for contracting. Best practice dictates a slightly different strategy. Download this paper to learn more.

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MetalMiner Insights: the only metals
procurement platform.

How to buy, when to buy and what to pay.

MetalMiner serves as the leading metal market price intelligence brand. The company’s SaaS platform, MetalMiner (SM) Insights, provides forecasts, analysis and solutions for global manufacturers. Interested in steel prices today? What about copper prices? MetalMiner Insights provides a competitive advantage for buyers. It combines actionable should-cost models (real-time), AI-driven price forecasts, technical analysis and sourcing strategy recommendations.

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We’re always looking for input, as well as opportunities to expand our offerings to help buying organizations purchasing metal. Interested in steel metal prices and market trends? What about advice on copper prices, negotiations and cost-downs? Reach out to us and let us know! 

What we offer?

MetalMiner helps manufacturers better manage margins, generate cost savings and cost avoidance, smooth volatility and meet profitability targets. We use data – data science, data analysis, artificial intelligence, statistical analyses as well as technical analysis to provide buying organizations with specific actionable buying guidance. When used consistently, MetalMiner’s buying guidance affords companies both cost savings and cost avoidance opportunities. 

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