To say Nickel has been volatile the last 60 days would be an understatement. With prices having a spread from $4.30 (9,555/ton) up to as high as $5.50 (11,630/ton) it has been a roller coaster. However, with the constant swings in prices daily, one thing has remained steady: demand. Vacuum and Arc Melted alloy orders have remained consistent for quite some time now.
Tungsten has been a hot commodity over the last few months. Though we may not see the prices we saw in 2012 and 2013, the price has remained strong enough to support a constant material flow.
As far as our trade shows go, Greystone will be attending ITA (International Titanium Association) October 8th-11th in Miami. If you’re attending, feel free to stop by and say hello to us at booth 916!
In addition to ITA, we will also be attending Ryan’s Notes is Scottsdale, AZ later in October.
Slowing stainless steel demand has been affecting all alloys from Nickel to Moly and even Titanium. The Indonesian ban on nickel ore exports has done little to bolster confidence in the market and the current doubts surrounding a long-term trade deal between the US and China will certainly not hel...Stainless and Alloys
With most commodities facing question marks due to trade wars and demand; Nickel has reached high's that we haven't seen since 2014. Much of this has to do with the ban of Indonesian nickel into China amongst other factors. Alloys such as Inconel 718, Hastelloy C-276, Hastelloy C-22, Monel R400, and...Nickel market