58% of Americans oppose Trump tariff on Canadian aluminum: survey
Polling firm Leger says numbers reflect a lack of a clear rationale for the action by the mercurial US president.
Feds invest $98M for the minerals and metals sector
The feds are supporting the Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals program and the Targeted Geoscience Initiative
PM to Trump: Return of NA economy will negate need for tariffs
He said Canada’s aluminum smelters would soon be back producing value-added specialty products for the American auto sector.
Canada’s response on tariffs won’t be bound by USMCA: negotiator
Trade negotiator Steve Verheul says what actions Canada takes depends on what the US does.
Feds to push back against any new US tariffs on aluminum: Duclos
Bloomberg says the Trump administration plans to impose a 10% tariff on imports from Canada.
Stelco reports Q4 loss on challenging market conditions, steel price drop
Average steel selling price for the quarter was down 28% compared with last year.
Samuel acquires 100% of additive maker Burloak Technologies
Metals and industrial products manufacturer acquired its Burloak minority stake in 2017.
Feds invest in digital tracing for steel supply chain
Funding for two firms will support a proof of concept for a using blockchain and artificial intelligence.
US confirms fabricated steel from Canada dumped, but not subsidized
Investigation is over, no countervailing duties will be collected but injuries to be assessed.
Future Aluminum Forum Industry 4.0
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Semafo mine in Burkina Faso won’t reopen this year following attack
Company says it continues to support victims and their families as it works on a plan for the future.
Stelco makes no net profit in Q3 as revenues drop 23%
Revenues were $475 million, down from $619 million in the third quarter of 2018.
Glencore to close Brunswick lead smelter, 420 jobs lost
Losing money since the 2013 closure of the nearby Brunswick Mine, which produced zinc and lead.
China’s Jingye comes to the rescue of British Steel
Rescue deal potentially protects some 4,000 jobs and safeguards a strategic asset as Britain prepares to leave the EU.
BC should demand miners pay cleanup costs up front: Study
Rules review to ensure taxpayers aren’t stuck with the costs of cleaning up or caring for abandoned mines.