Tag: stainless steel

Mining & Resources

Nickel: The only way is up – but when?

In preparation of the upcoming forecast at the 13th China Nickel Conference, we asked Angela Durrant, Senior Research Analyst – Metals Costs, Wood Mackenzie, about the outlook for nickel and the key issues she will be discussing at the event later this month in Shanghai. Informa: What are the top 3 factors that Wood Makenzie believe…

11 May 2016, by Test1 Test1

Mining & Resources

The World of Nickel – UBS’ View

Tom Price, Global Commodities Analyst from UBS Australia shares with us UBS' outlook on the trend in the nickel market*. Nickel’s recent spot price history features a trend-decline of 50% to US$6/lb, during 2011-13 – thereafter contained within a surprisingly volatile-free, tight trading range of just US$6.0-6.6/lb. Indeed, since 2011, this has been one of…

1 Apr 2014, by Test1 Test1

Mining & Resources

What is the most pressing issue the global nickel industry is facing in 2014?

Stumbling commodity prices have forced mining companies to take a hard look at their operational efficiencies and to re-evaluate the margins of certain projects. And like most commodities, nickel has not had a particularly encouraging 2013 with the metal price currently at US$13,966/t. In addition, the latest statistics from the International Nickel Study Group show…

23 Sep 2013, by Test1 Test1

Mining & Resources

Insights from New Caledonia Nickel

At a time of critical challenges and high volatility of the markets, the week-long New Caledonia Nickel conference provided attendees from the global nickel industry the opportunity to discuss the most pressing topics and questions as well as unrivalled networking opportunities with their peers. Jim Lennon, Chairman Commodities research at Macquarie Securities asked in his…

23 Jul 2013, by Test1 Test1

Mining & Resources

Assessing global nickel demand

“China is absolutely dominating demand, being virtually the ONLY growing market for nickel and stainless steel over the past decade”, Macquarie Securities’ Chairman Commodities Research, Jim Lennon said in a recent interview with IMM Events. Earlier this year, industry professionals came together at the China Nickel Conference in Shanghai to discuss the latest market trends…

24 Jun 2013, by Test1 Test1