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Uncertainty for global industry despite nickel price rise

Among the major base metals in 2019, nickel has continued to outperform thanks in part to tighter Indonesian restrictions on…

Nickel outperforms but stainless sector under pressure

Strong mid-year prices for nickel reflect higher stainless steel production in China and Indonesia but Europe cries foul over cheap…

Nickel & stainless: early optimism fading

On top of the effect of shaky China-US relations and the expected summer slowdown, the alarm is being raised about…

Nickel under renewed pressure, scrap values fall

Global – Stainless steel scrap prices have dropped back from the levels published in Recycling International’€™s mid-March report, with the…

Stainless scrap makes gains amid hectic nickel market

Global – Stainless steel scrap prices have made further strong progress since late January, with the 304 grade advancing from…

Price gains for nickel and for stainless scrap

Global – Although stainless steel scrap prices have firmed since Recycling International’€™s late-October report, uncertainty is continuing to overhang the…

Nickel volatile but stainless scrap more stable

Global – Stainless steel scrap traders have been adopting an extremely cautious approach to business amid a highly volatile nickel…

Question mark hangs over nickel quotation

Global – Stainless steel scrap prices have made significant gains since Recycling International’s previous market report in early June, with…

Stainless scrap prices mirror nickel moves

Global – Stainless steel scrap prices have remained at depressed levels over recent weeks despite appreciable volatility within the nickel…

‘Breakthrough’ in nickel recovery from batteries

Poland – A research team in Poland has found that nickel recovered from post-consumer batteries can be used to create…

Ore export ban pushes nickel higher

Global – Improved demand from the mills has helped to inject some positive movement into stainless steel scrap prices over…