Base metalshttp://www.metalbulletin.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1834©2016 MB60Base metalsFREE WEB SEMINAR: How the Metal Bulletin Copper Concs Index reflects movements in spot TC/RCs Metal Bulletin invites you to a free web seminar that will provide a detailed overview of how the Copper Concentrates Index reflects changes in spot treatment and refining charges. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3571992/FREE-WEB-SEMINAR-How-the-Metal-Bulletin-Copper-Concs-Index-reflects-movements-in-spot-TCRCs.htmlMon, 25 Jul 2016 16:28:00 GMTBRAZIL ALUMINIUM SNAPSHOT: Premiums for imported billet fall on higher competition with domestic metalKey data from July 21 pricing session.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572858/BRAZIL-ALUMINIUM-SNAPSHOT-Premiums-for-imported-billet-fall-on-higher-competition-with-domestic-metal.htmlMon, 25 Jul 2016 15:07:00 GMTAirbus signs Amag, Aleris supply deals Downstream aluminium producers Aleris and Amag both signed new multi-year supply contracts with Airbus this month, with both companies expanding their existing deals with the aircraft manufacturer. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3573073/Airbus-signs-Amag-Aleris-supply-deals.htmlMon, 25 Jul 2016 15:04:00 GMTRolling LME/SHFE price report 25/07: Investors warn zinc prices look 'heavy' near $2,250Welcome to the rolling base metals price report, tracking the Shanghai Futures Exchange and London Metal Exchange markets on Monday July 25. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572929/Rolling-LMESHFE-price-report-2507-Investors-warn-zinc-prices-look-heavy-near-2250.htmlMon, 25 Jul 2016 15:00:00 GMTBaltic Exchange sends members proposed agreement for sale to SGXThe Baltic Exchange has sent its members a proposed agreement for the sale of the maritime organisation to the Singapore Exchange (SGX), the Baltic said.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3573035/Baltic-Exchange-sends-members-proposed-agreement-for-sale-to-SGX.htmlMon, 25 Jul 2016 13:37:00 GMTMAJOR MINOR: In the war for market share, it pays to think ahead – way ahead A first UK public viewing of Lockheed Martin’s F35 Lightning Joint Strike Fighter fuels Anthony Lipmann's thinking about the need to be far-sighted in the world of exotic metals and alloys. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572448/MAJOR-MINOR-In-the-war-for-market-share-it-pays-to-think-aheadway-ahead.htmlMon, 25 Jul 2016 12:22:00 GMTNORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 25/07: Cobalt speculators; lead imports; nickel ore offtakeA round-up of the latest news and price moves from the metal markets to start the day in North America on Monday July 25.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572989/NORTH-AMERICAN-MORNING-BRIEF-2507-Cobalt-speculators-lead-imports-nickel-ore-offtake.htmlMon, 25 Jul 2016 12:00:00 GMTNickel ore offtake with Gunvor in place, Axiom Mining saysAustralian Securities Exchange-listed Axiom Mining’s offtake with Gunvor for nickel ore from the Solomon Islands project remains in place, the former said on Monday July 25. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572944/Nickel-ore-offtake-with-Gunvor-in-place-Axiom-Mining-says.htmlMon, 25 Jul 2016 11:12:00 GMTTrade log July 2016: AluminiumThe latest aluminium transactions, bids, offers and assessments for the month commencing July 1.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3567313/Trade-log-July-2016-Aluminium.htmlMon, 25 Jul 2016 10:45:00 GMTChina’s lead concentrate imports drop 11.8% in H1 y-o-y China imported 11.8% less lead concentrates in the first half of the year compared with the same period last year, according to the latest China’s customs data. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572945/Chinas-lead-concentrate-imports-drop-118-in-H1-y-o-y.htmlMon, 25 Jul 2016 09:56:00 GMTSpread log July 2016: Aluminium The European aluminium spread loghttp://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3567348/Spread-log-July-2016-Aluminium.htmlMon, 25 Jul 2016 09:55:00 GMTSHFE vs LME physical arbitrage: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickelArbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Monday July 25*http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572952/SHFE-vs-LME-physical-arbitrage-Copper-aluminium-zinc-nickel.htmlMon, 25 Jul 2016 08:14:00 GMTWEEK IN BRIEF: China nickel imports; zinc prices gain; LME in Chelmsford; selenium prices gain; Q2 production results; KatzMetal Bulletin rounds up the key news and price moves from the past five days in the world’s metal markets. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572802/WEEK-IN-BRIEF-China-nickel-imports-zinc-prices-gain-LME-in-Chelmsford-selenium-prices-gain-Q2.htmlFri, 22 Jul 2016 17:48:00 GMTRolling LME/SHFE price report 22/07: Nickel prices dip late in dayWelcome to the rolling base metals price report, tracking the Shanghai Futures Exchange and London Metal Exchange markets on Friday July 22. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572577/Rolling-LMESHFE-price-report-2207-Nickel-prices-dip-late-in-day.htmlFri, 22 Jul 2016 17:05:00 GMTBarclays stays bearish on copper prices, betting Chinese import strength will fade and EMs will struggle Barclays has retained its forecast that copper prices will average $4,420 per tonne in 2016, expecting Chinese and emerging market demand to disappoint. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572675/Barclays-stays-bearish-on-copper-prices-betting-Chinese-import-strength-will-fade-and-EMs-will.htmlFri, 22 Jul 2016 14:32:00 GMTTsingshan’s Indonesian NPI is still heading to ChinaTsingshan Group will continue to ship its Indonesian nickel pig iron (NPI) output to China until its Indonesian stainless steel plant is operational, Metal Bulletin has learned. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572602/Tsingshans-Indonesian-NPI-is-still-heading-to-China.htmlFri, 22 Jul 2016 12:07:00 GMTNORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 22/07: China copper imports; Japan ferro-chrome prices; Braghi joins NovelisA round-up of the latest news and price moves from the metal markets to start the day in North America on Friday July 22. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572622/NORTH-AMERICAN-MORNING-BRIEF-2207-China-copper-imports-Japan-ferro-chrome-prices-Braghi-joins-Novelis.htmlFri, 22 Jul 2016 12:00:00 GMTSHFE vs LME physical arbitrage: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickelArbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Friday July 22*http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572608/SHFE-vs-LME-physical-arbitrage-Copper-aluminium-zinc-nickel.htmlFri, 22 Jul 2016 10:26:00 GMTChina sees strong copper concentrate supply from Peru, Iran in JuneCopper concentrate shipments from Iran and Peru to China surged in June with over 381,000 tonnes coming from the two countries alone, according to Chinese customs data released on Thursday July 21. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572601/China-sees-strong-copper-concentrate-supply-from-Peru-Iran-in-June.htmlFri, 22 Jul 2016 10:20:00 GMTPEOPLE MOVES: Novelis makes executive appointments in Europe, North AmericaNovelis has appointed Emilio Braghi as senior vp, Novelis and president Novelis Europe, it said on Thursday July 21, also naming two other executives. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572587/PEOPLE-MOVES-Novelis-makes-executive-appointments-in-Europe-North-America.htmlFri, 22 Jul 2016 06:05:00 GMTEUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 22/07: LME delayed; Vale production results; ZPSS lifts high-grade NPI pricesGood morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia, bringing the key news and market stories on Friday July 22. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572586/EUROPEAN-MORNING-BRIEF-2207-LME-delayed-Vale-production-results-ZPSS-lifts-high-grade-NPI-prices.htmlFri, 22 Jul 2016 05:12:00 GMTASIAN MORNING BRIEF 22/07: Zinc prices gain; ASA accepts Tubatse offer; cobalt prices riseThe latest news and price moves from the world’s metal markets to start the day in Asia on Friday July 22. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572440/ASIAN-MORNING-BRIEF-2207-Zinc-prices-gain-ASA-accepts-Tubatse-offer-cobalt-prices-rise.htmlFri, 22 Jul 2016 00:05:00 GMTVale's Q2 copper output grows 2.4% year-on-yearVale’s copper production set a company record for a second quarter, on increased volumes from its Sudbury operations in Canada and the ramp-up of the Salobo mine in Brazil. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572483/Vales-Q2-copper-output-grows-24-year-on-year.htmlThu, 21 Jul 2016 18:28:00 GMTVale’s Q2 nickel production reaches new record Vale’s nickel production in the April-June period hit a new record for a second quarter, mainly on improved performance from its Thompson, Indonesia and Onça Puma operations. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572479/Vales-Q2-nickel-production-reaches-new-record.htmlThu, 21 Jul 2016 17:59:00 GMTRolling LME/SHFE price report 21/07: Base metals fall in London tradingWelcome to the rolling base metals price report, tracking the Shanghai Futures Exchange and London Metal Exchange markets on Thursday July 21. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572173/Rolling-LMESHFE-price-report-2107-Base-metals-fall-in-London-trading.htmlThu, 21 Jul 2016 17:00:00 GMTPEOPLE MOVES: James Dollison joins Wells Fargo metals desk in London James Dollison has joined Wells Fargo Securities LLC as a sales trader on its metals and bulks desk in London, Metal Bulletin understands. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572419/PEOPLE-MOVES-James-Dollison-joins-Wells-Fargo-metals-desk-in-London.htmlThu, 21 Jul 2016 16:08:00 GMTSouth32 sees record alumina output in FY16 South32 achieved record alumina production at its Australian Worsley Alumina operation and its Brazil Alumina refinery in the financial year ended June 30, 2016. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572401/South32-sees-record-alumina-output-in-FY16.htmlThu, 21 Jul 2016 15:52:00 GMTNumber of conflict minerals reports without conflict-free determination rises – Source Intelligence The number of US-listed companies filing reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) without a determination on whether their products are conflict-free has increased, Source Intelligence has found. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572303/Number-of-conflict-minerals-reports-without-conflict-free-determination-risesSource-Intelligence.htmlThu, 21 Jul 2016 14:51:00 GMTNickel production down 9% at South32’s Cerro Matoso in FY16 Nickel production at South32’s Cerro Matoso ferro-nickel mine in Colombia fell to 36,800 tonnes in the financial year ended June 30, down 9% year-on-year. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572311/Nickel-production-down-9-at-South32s-Cerro-Matoso-in-FY16.htmlThu, 21 Jul 2016 14:09:00 GMTGlobal refined zinc market in 64,000-tonne deficit in Jan-May – ILZSG The global refined zinc market was in a deficit of 64,000 tonnes in the January-May period, International Lead and Zinc Study Group (ILZSG) data showed this week. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3572235/Global-refined-zinc-market-in-64000-tonne-deficit-in-Jan-MayILZSG.htmlThu, 21 Jul 2016 12:40:00 GMT