Raw materialshttp://www.metalbulletin.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1837©2019 MB60Raw materialsFurther diversion of DRC copper concs expected after ERG suspends Chambishi facility More copper concentrates from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could be diverted after ERG suspended its Chambishi copper smelting facility in Zambia, multiple market sources said. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858575/Further-diversion-of-DRC-copper-concs-expected-after-ERG-suspends-Chambishi-facility.htmlFri, 15 Feb 2019 11:38:00 GMTNEWSBREAK: Fire at Korea Zinc’s Onsan smelter; deliveries said to be unaffectedA fire at Korea Zinc’s Onsan smelter has been contained and deliveries are set to continue as usual, two sources at the company told Fastmarkets.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858553/NEWSBREAK-Fire-at-Korea-Zincs-Onsan-smelter-deliveries-said-to-be-unaffected.htmlFri, 15 Feb 2019 10:15:00 GMTSouth32 increases manganese ore operating marginAustralian miner South32 increased its manganese ore operating margin to 64% in the six months to December 31, 2018, it revealed in its half-yearly results presentation on Thursday February 14. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858322/South32-increases-manganese-ore-operating-margin.htmlThu, 14 Feb 2019 17:02:00 GMTFirst Quantum starts ore processing at Cobre Panama copper mineThe copper industry's next major mine is a step closer to bringing its first tonnes to market.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858333/First-Quantum-starts-ore-processing-at-Cobre-Panama-copper-mine.htmlThu, 14 Feb 2019 14:05:00 GMTLower copper price could limit scrap availability, Aurubis saysLow prices for copper in the international markets could reduce the availability of copper scrap, European producer Aurubis said in a results statement for the October-December 2018 quarter, published on Wednesday February 13. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858074/Lower-copper-price-could-limit-scrap-availability-Aurubis-says.htmlWed, 13 Feb 2019 14:20:00 GMTTrafigura to face off with Nyrstar bondholders as debt deadline looms [CORRECTED]Trafigura is set for crunch talks with holders of Nyrstar bonds and the company’s bankers, as the world’s largest global zinc producer faces €340 million ($385 million) of looming debt repayments and a crumbling share price.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858002/Trafigura-to-face-off-with-Nyrstar-bondholders-as-debt-deadline-looms-[CORRECTED].htmlWed, 13 Feb 2019 10:38:00 GMTEuropean FeV prices steady, awaiting return of Chinese marketThe European ferro-vanadium market largely held steady in the week ended Friday February 8, with spot market activity subdued once again. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858013/European-FeV-prices-steady-awaiting-return-of-Chinese-market.htmlTue, 12 Feb 2019 19:17:00 GMTGLOBAL MANGANESE WRAP: Low-grade ore prices up on higher producer offersManganese ore prices increased over the past week when producers raised their offer prices while market participants in China were celebrating the Lunar New Year holiday. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3857906/GLOBAL-MANGANESE-WRAP-Low-grade-ore-prices-up-on-higher-producer-offers.htmlMon, 11 Feb 2019 20:40:00 GMTStrong manganese ore prices allow Tshipi to declare H2 dividend of 1.1 billion randTshipi will issue more than $80 million in dividends in the second half of its financial year thanks to high manganese ore prices that have enabled the South African manganese miner to generate significantly higher cashflow than expected.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3857879/Strong-manganese-ore-prices-allow-Tshipi-to-declare-H2-dividend-of-11-billion-rand.htmlMon, 11 Feb 2019 15:50:00 GMT