China’s electric-arc furnace mills have gradually raised production
rates in the past three weeks following stronger demand for steel products.
A major aluminium producer has concluded multiple deals with Japanese consumers for April-June delivery to main Japanese ports (MJP) at a premium on a cif basis of $82 per tonne
over the London Metal Exchange cash price, sources confirmed to Fastmarkets on March 26.
Glencore is placing its Raglan nickel, Matagami zinc and South African ferro-alloys operations on care and maintenance in response to Covid-19
, the company said.
Australian exploration company Infinity Lithium has signed a memorandum of understanding
(MoU) for a multi-staged investment and assistance package to secure funding for its San Jose lithium project in Spain.
Canada-based ferro-titanium producer Metalliage is urging local authorities to allow the company to return to production
, arguing the alloy maker provides an essential service, after the provincial government of Quebec ordered non-essential services to shutdown for three weeks effective midnight March 24.