MetalMiner Video Archive

Welcome to the MetalMiner video and webinar archive. Each session features a member of the MetalMiner team, and often includes guests from our large metals sourcing and trading network. Discussions range from breaking news to informative program overviews to market trends.

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How Artificial Intelligence and Technical Analysis Provide Metal Buyers with Superior Actionable Insights

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Carbon Steel 2022: What types of steel contracts to set up and when to execute them

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Sneak Peek of 2022 Annual Budgeting & Forecasting Workshop

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Aluminum Fireside Chat

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Join resident experts Lisa Reisman, Stuart Burns and Maria Rosa Gobitz of MetalMiner for a fireside chat on aluminum.

After this 30-minute session, attendees will walk away with:

– Specific strategies for how to negotiate with service centers, with tips on the types of strategies companies can deploy this next contracting year
– Indications as to how long the supply squeeze and high prices may ensue
– How should-cost models can be deployed to ensure companies capture savings for finished parts when prices fall

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The Road Signs to Watch for to Know When the Allocation Market & Severe Shortages are Ending

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What should you be looking for to know that the market is changing, so you can then change up your sourcing strategy?

Find out what the trends or road signs are that will tell us the allocation market and severe shortages are ending. Join this 30-minute webinar in our monthly series with MetalMiner CEO, Lisa Reisman, VP of Business Solutions, Don Hauser; and Senior Analyst for stainless, Katie Benchina Olsen.

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Stainless Steel: Turning Stainless Market Upheaval to Your Advantage

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In this 30-minute webinar, Lisa Reisman, Katie Benchina Olsen and Don Hauser of MetalMiner provide a detailed overview of the current state of the North American stainless steel market, and specifically address the divergence in strategies across the mills and how these strategies impact material availability, pricing and purchase strategies.

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When Will the Bull Market End? (Am I Well Positioned to Get All of the Cost-Downs When Prices Fall?)

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MetalMiner analysts Lisa Reisman, Don Hauser and Stuart Burns offer a metal price forecast for key metals such as copper, aluminum, stainless and carbon steel along with strategies to plan for price drops.

The panel of speakers answer questions like: will the aluminum stock and finance trade continue throughout 2021, and how much longer can we expect to see allocation markets? The speakers also offer metal-specific strategies to ensure companies receive the cost-downs as prices fall.

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How to Set Your Metal Purchasing Strategy in Volatile Markets

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Between part shortages, disrupted supply chains, and uncertain demand, metal buyers are seeing more price volatility than ever before. Securing material at the right price should be a top priority!

MetalMiner works with manufacturing organizations across all industries to help them buy as strategically as possible, to avoid paying too much when prices rise (or not receiving cost reductions as markets fall).

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Managing Metal Price Volatility: How the Coronavirus Will Impact Metal Prices Throughout 2020

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In a time of great volatility, industrial metal-buying organizations want to know how they can time their purchases in order to minimize risk as much as possible.

The coronavirus outbreak has had wide-ranging economic impacts, leading to closures of everything from retail stores to suspension of automotive production (just to name a couple).

Metal prices, in addition to stock markets at large, have taken heavy losses of late amid the coronavirus outbreak.