NON-FERROUS WEEK IN BRIEF 14/07: Al MJP stocks declined; Mount Polley forest fire; Cobalt 27 listed on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Metal Bulletin rounds up some of the key news and price moves from the past five days in the metals market.

Base metals Primary aluminium stocks at the three main Japanese ports (MJP) declined 2.14% on a monthly basis in June, according to Marubeni Corp data released on Friday July 14. Nevsun Resources’ second quarter zinc production at its Bisha mine tumbled 17% from the prior quarter due to declining head grades and zinc recoveries. In copper, a court order has been issued for the suspension of the Alumbrera copper-gold mine in Argentina. This follows news reports this week that a federal court in the country had ordered the suspension of activities at the mine as part of a pollution complaint. China’s total imports of unwrought copper and...


Alice Mason

July 14, 2017

17:05 GMT