London Metal Exchange copper prices jumped over $130 during kerb trading from officials on Wednesday December 4, on the back of short covering, sources said.
The Metal Bulletin index for HMS 1&2 (80:20) ferrous scrap delivered to Turkey continued to rise this week on Turkish demand.
Ratings agency Moody’s Investors Service has placed all ratings for First Quantum Minerals on review for downgrade.
UK secondary aluminium high-grade ingot prices fell on Wednesday December 4, as spot demand dried up ahead of the end of the year and producers turned their focus on to the thorny question of next year's scrap supply.
London Metal Exchange copper prices rose on an official basis on Wednesday December 4, on firmer Chinese equity markets and a weakened dollar, sources told Metal Bulletin.
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Treatment and refining charges (TC/RCs), scrap availability and the heroes of table tennis were among the issues discussed during Asia Copper Week in China. Here are the ten things we learned.
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Indonesia’s exports policy, cobalt contract talks and China’s nickel pig iron market were among the issues discussed at a recent nickel and cobalt conference in China. Here are the ten things we learned.
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United Co Rusal plans to step up sales of aluminium to the South American market, sources told Metal Bulletin.
Asian smelters still waiting for new copper concs offers from BHP
Large smelters in Japan, China and India have not recently received offers from BHP Billiton for copper concentrates to be supplied under term contracts in 2014, Metal Bulletin understands.
Pasar outage 'not good' for copper miners as annual talks begin
The stoppage at Glencore’s Pasar copper plant in the Philippines could push up spot market treatment and refining charges in Asia and China, sources said.
DAVID PATHE INTERVIEW: ‘There are assets out there that can be bought for less than the cost to build them’
Sherritt’s ceo David Pathe thinks that greenfield projects make less sense than becoming partners in existing mining opportunities, reports Andrea Hotter
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