In the field of non-ferrous metals, the month of July was affected by a rate of price volatility with a downward trend, after the climate plan was presented by the European Commission last week in Brussels. This affected the prices of metals which have suffered a decline compared to the previous month, with the exception of nickel, which continues its rise.
In June, the number of car registrations in the European Union is growing again. In fact, they increased by 10.4% compared to the same month last year, albeit at a slower pace than in previous months. This is the picture that emerges from the data released by ACEA, the Association of European Automobile Manufacturers.
From the very beginning, man has always sought a solution to protect himself from the rays of sunshine. Today, in residential buildings there is an increasing tendency to favour the use of elements suitable for filtering UV rays, while ensuring the right amount of light and heat, without these becoming unbearable. There are several methods that are used to achieve this goal. Among the various proposals offered by the market, there is one that is becoming very popular, because it combines elegance and functionality. It is the sunscreen, a metal or wooden panel that is applied to the facades to protect homes from sunlight, preventing the passage of excessive heat.
Summer and a great desire to start again. Fratelli Mariani will also take part in the upcoming The Big 5 Construct Egypt with its architectural division. This international exhibition concerning the world of architecture and construction is taking place at the Cairo International Convention Center from 26 to 29 June 2021.
The European automotive market still appears to be stalled, despite the slight 31% growth since the beginning of the year compared to the spring of 2020, but still at -25% compared to the period January-May of 2019.
In the field of non-ferrous metals, the rate of price volatility remains high. Furthermore, it is affected by a strong rise in the price of nickel and aluminum in particular, in the face of growing demand and increasingly reduced availability. For this reason, companies in the industrial sector warn to avoid a risk of inflation increase.
During May, despite the fluctuating trend in prices, there was a new slight general rise in the prices of base metals.
In detail, copper continues its rise above $ 9868 a ton on the London Metal Exchange (LME), an increase of 7.4% compared to April.
It is now a fact: the fragile balance that sustains our planet is increasingly compromised by the massive and indiscriminate exploitation of natural resources by humanity. A large part of the current residential buildings, in fact, consume large amounts of energy and are built with polluting materials, which inevitably degrade both the external and internal environment with significant repercussions on human health. The combination of these negative factors has led to the emergence of a new awareness in terms of social responsibility and sustainability.
The European automotive market continues to suffer: the apparent increase of 255% over April 2020, in fact, is strongly conditioned by an unequal comparison with a period of severe recession caused by the pandemic paralysis.
Over the last few years, solar panels have become increasingly essential elements both for private homes and for companies aware of the importance of the production of clean, efficient and sustainable energy.
Because of the significant changes imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic, a growing number of companies and people have decided to adopt a more environmentally responsible approach.