UK calls for joint patrols with France after 27 people drown in English Channel - BBC News

UK calls for joint patrols with France after 27 people drown in English Channel – BBC News

The UK government has called on France to allow British security staff to conduct joint patrols on French beaches. It follows the deaths of 27 people in the English Channel when their inflatable boat sunk as they tried to make…

31 people drown crossing English Channel as inflatable dingy capsizes - BBC News

31 people drown crossing English Channel as inflatable dingy capsizes – BBC News

31 people, including five women and a little girl, died on Wednesday after their rubber boat capsized while they attempted the sea crossing from France to Britain. It’s the worst disaster on record involving migrants in the English Channel. Two…

Is The Steel Bubble About To Pop?

Is The Steel Bubble About To Pop?

Steel is essential. It’s in everything from dishwashers to cars. Since the start of the pandemic, steel prices have spiked 300% over pre-pandemic levels, pricing over $1,900 at one point. Some worry it’s a bubble that’s about to burst. Watch…

Can The U.S. Cement Industry Keep Up With The $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill?

Can The U.S. Cement Industry Keep Up With The $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill?

Concrete is the foundation of just about everything. It’s used to construct buildings, highways, bridges, roads and more. During the Covid-19 pandemic, concrete fell victim to the same phenomena affecting other essential materials and goods: snarled supply chains and labor…

Why A Looming Copper Shortage Has Big Consequences For The Green Economy

Why A Looming Copper Shortage Has Big Consequences For The Green Economy

Copper prices have surged in 2021. The base metal remains in high demand, much thanks to its need in green energy projects and electric cars. In May 2021, commodities analysts at Goldman Sachs called copper ‘the new oil.’ That’s because…