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Chilean Sierra Gorda’s first copper concentrates shipment is expected to arrive at a client in Japan in November, the company said at its official inauguration ceremony on Wednesday October 1.
So what happened on Wednesday October 1? Catch up quickly here with Metal Bulletin's Asian morning brief
Nickel prices managed to cling on to levels above $16,000 during the kerb session on the London Metal Exchange on Wednesday October 1, after sinking below this in official trading.
Nickel prices plunged below $16,000 during official trading on the London Metal Exchange on Wednesday October 1, as Chinese participants left the market for the Golden Week holiday.
Two new acronyms have entered the lexicon: BQ (before Qingdao) and PQ (post Qingdao). How was the metal trade different BQ? And what is like PQ? Metal Bulletin's reporters make the comparison
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WEEK AHEAD: Watch out for nickel spreads
What are the key issues in the nickel markets for the week starting September 29? Metal Bulletin’s news team considers what will be important in the next few days.
SPOTLIGHT: Govt, industry debate rights and wrongs of Philippines' mining industry
Politics took centre stage at the recent Mining Philippines conference organised by the Chamber of Mines in Manila.
ASIAN MORNING BRIEF: Key metal news and prices for September 25
The latest news and prices to get you ahead during the Asian morning on Thursday September 25.
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CME copper volumes outstrip LME flows at times during Asian trading
The volume of outright copper futures traded on the USA-based CME exchange has at times surpassed the volume of similar contracts traded on the London Metal Exchange when the Asian market is active, according to figures seen by Metal Bulletin.
LORD COPPER: LME at liberty to rethink its approach to warehouse queues
The US court decision granting the LME immunity from anti-trust suits suggests the rent-capping or banning route to clearing warehouse queues could be put back on the agenda.
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