Tracking the World’s
"Shadow" Metal Inventory

Measurements and indices of production and storage for refined metals including steel, aluminum, copper, zinc, and other commodities.

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Satellite Data Collection and Intelligence

Custom monitoring and analysis over one or multiple locations using the world’s leading satellite, aerial, and drone platforms. Accurate data extraction and analytics development through our highly extensible human/machine workflow.

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MetalSignals aggregates the production and storage data for each location to generate machine-learning based signals that are predictive of exchange metal price and inventory direction 1, 2, and 3 months out, as well as price direction for hundreds of metals-related equites, indices, currencies/FX, and interest rates.

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The Vale mining disaster changed #iron ore dynamics across the world. We see from our measures at major ports that inventories dropped once buyers and suppliers realigned their supply chain.
#groundtruth #altdata #metals #satelliteimagery
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Great article about us from @nanalyzetweets about how we have used our #ml enhanced computer vision platform to analyze #satelliteimagery
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From our inventory analysis at major #zinc locations, we see that levels have been relatively stable since March after an initial decrease of stockpiles over the past year.
#groundtruth #metals
@Hindustan_Zinc @Glencore @TeckResources
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Iron ore and steel prices are easier to forecast when you can see global #inventory. Here's a snapshot of Ponta da Madeira:
#iron #metals #bigdata #ml
@ArcelorMittalUS @TataSteelLtd @U_S_Steel by @HELLENICSHIP
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By combining info about #emissions per ton of #aluminum produced with the global movement of inventories, we're able to generate measures for aluminum producers.
@Alcoa @UC_RUSAL @RioTinto @NorskHydroASA @Sustainalytics
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Clip from an interview with our own Mitchel Ingham-Barrow about the state of the industry

#satelliteimagery #groundtruth #altdata