NON-FERROUS WEEK IN BRIEF: Fastmarkets ferro-alloys conference; Antofagasta expansion; OJSC Electrozinc plans for restart

Metal Bulletin rounds up some of the key news and price moves across the global metal markets this week.

Base metals Antofagasta aims to increase copper capacity by 70,000 tonnes per year via a rebuild of its Los Pelambres mine in Chile at a cost of $1.3 billion, the Chilean copper producer said. The US Beer Institute has called on the United States government to scrutinize aluminium price irregularities and distortions, referring to speculative activity to warehouse and withhold metal as being among the reasons for high premiums. The refined zinc market registered a...


Cristina Belda

November 16, 2018

22:19 GMT