August 2014

European secondary Al, scrap prices stroll higher

European secondary aluminium and aluminium scrap prices rose on Friday August 29 with little resistance, as higher London Metal Exchange aluminium prices and returning consumer demand fed the bulls.

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES

The following MB non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday:

MB NON-FERROUS UK SCRAP AND FOUNDRY INGOT PRICE CHANGES

The following MB UK non-ferrous scrap and foundry ingot prices changed on Wednesday:

PRICING NOTICE: UK export shredded ferrous scrap

Due to a technical error, the price for UK export ferrous scrap shredded $ per tonne fob main port was published incorrectly for August 1 and August 8. The price has been corrected to read $368-370 per tonne fob.

European secondary Al rises on LME price increases

European secondary aluminium prices rose on Friday August 22, after primary aluminium prices reached fresh highs on the London Metal Exchange.

Umicore acquires US recycler CP Chemicals

Global materials and recycling group Umicore has acquired US-based CP Chemicals, Umicore confirmed.

WEEK AHEAD: Metal Bulletin’s guide to what to look out for from August 25

What are the key issues in metal markets for the week starting August 25? Metal Bulletin’s news team considers what will be important over the days ahead.

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES

The following MB non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday:

METAL BULLETIN DAILY PDFs

There will be no Metal Bulletin Daily PDF on Tuesday August 26 because of the UK national holiday on Monday August 25.

FACTS: China's imports of steelmaking raw materials in July

China’s steelmaking raw materials imports were mixed in July, with shipments of coking coal and ferrous scrap both recording monthly and yearly falls, while iron ore imports rose over the period.