Latest newshttp://www.metalbulletin.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1854©2018 MB60Latest newsLIVE FUTURES REPORT 14/08: Comex copper reverses gains Comex copper prices once again traded in negative territory on August 14 morning in the US, with fears over the trade war and ongoing issues in Turkey weighing on the red metal.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3827038/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-1408-Comex-copper-reverses-gains.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 15:15:00 GMTNevsun rejects hostile bid from Lundin MiningNevsun Resources has rejected another hostile bid from the Lundin Mining Corporation, it announced on August 9.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826379/Nevsun-rejects-hostile-bid-from-Lundin-Mining.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 14:35:00 GMTLKAB restarts ore, pellet deliveries after fire on railway line to portSwedish state-owned iron ore producer LKAB has restarted pellet deliveries after a fire on the railway line connecting its Kiruna mine in northern Sweden to the Norwegian port of Narvik forced deliveries to be suspended, a company spokesman told Metal Bulletin on Tuesday August 14. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826995/LKAB-restarts-ore-pellet-deliveries-after-fire-on-railway-line-to-port.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 13:18:00 GMTLME warehouse queues develop after fresh cancellations in July Warehouse queues emerged at London Metal Exchange-listed sheds in July after a surge in cancellations last month, especially in the exchange's aluminium inventory, according to LME data. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826680/LME-warehouse-queues-develop-after-fresh-cancellations-in-July.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 12:28:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 14/08: LME base metals consolidate lower; zinc price falls on 10kt delivery Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were broadly lower during morning trading on Tuesday August 14, pressured by weaker-than-expected economic data from China and heightened volatility across currency markets. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826968/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-1408-LME-base-metals-consolidate-lower-zinc-price-falls-on-10kt-delivery.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 10:40:00 GMTMETALS MORNING VIEW 14/08: Base metals prices consolidate near recent lows amid pause in sellingThree-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange consolidated higher from recent lows on the morning of Tuesday August 14 as relative calmness swept through the market to support a return of risk-on sentiment after the Turkish Lira stabilized at 6.8700 against the dollar earlier today.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826958/METALS-MORNING-VIEW-1408-Base-metals-prices-consolidate-near-recent-lows-amid-pause-in-selling.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 08:50:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 14/08: SHFE base metals prices fall on currency volatilityBase metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange succumbed to pressure from a volatile currency market during morning trading on Tuesday August 14, with the fall of the Turkish lira against the US dollar negatively affecting market sentiment.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826954/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-1408-SHFE-base-metals-prices-fall-on-currency-volatility.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 05:53:00 GMTASIAN MORNING BRIEF 14/08: LME base metals hit hard; South32 closes on Arizona Mining deal; physical cobalt prices down The latest news and price moves to start the Asian day on Tuesday August 14. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826933/ASIAN-MORNING-BRIEF-1408-LME-base-metals-hit-hard-South32-closes-on-Arizona-Mining-deal-physical.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 00:05:00 GMTCopper workers at Chile's Caserones mine ratify strike decisionThe principal trade union representing workers at Chile’s Caserones copper mine has voted to go ahead with strike action to begin at 8am local time on Tuesday August 14. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826852/Copper-workers-at-Chiles-Caserones-mine-ratify-strike-decision.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 20:30:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 13/08: LME base metals prices hampered by volatile currency markets; zinc falls 2.5% Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were lower across the board at the close of trading on Monday August 13, hindered by widespread risk aversion amid escalating trade tensions and a tumbling Turkish lira. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826928/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-1308-LME-base-metals-prices-hampered-by-volatile-currency-markets-zinc-falls-25.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 18:00:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 13/08: Comex copper price opens week in positive territory Comex copper prices moved higher on Monday August 13 with geopolitical chaos in Turkey shaking up markets. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826853/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-1308-Comex-copper-price-opens-week-in-positive-territory.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 14:32:00 GMTFOCUS: Asia set for influx of cheaper ferrous scrap, rebar as Turkish lira plungesMarket participants in Asia are anticipating a surge in deliveries of lower-priced Turkish ferrous scrap and rebar in the coming weeks as Turkey's economic troubles continue. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826804/FOCUS-Asia-set-for-influx-of-cheaper-ferrous-scrap-rebar-as-Turkish-lira-plunges.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 12:11:00 GMTNORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 13/08: Chinese copper cathode premiums at 2018 high; Turkish economic woes hinder Singapore rebar import price; China ferrous futures trend higherThe latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Monday August 13. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826835/NORTH-AMERICAN-MORNING-BRIEF-1308-Chinese-copper-cathode-premiums-at-2018-high-Turkish-economic-woes.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 11:55:00 GMTSHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 13/08: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickelArbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Friday August 13*http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826831/SHFE-vs-LME-physical-arbitrage-1308-Copper-aluminium-zinc-nickel.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 11:10:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 13/08: Dollar pressure mounts against LME base metals; zinc down on 15kt deliveryThe prices of base metals on the London Metal Exchange were mostly lower during morning trading on Monday August 13, limited by a continued surge in the US dollar index while a plunge in Turkey’s lira sent ripples through global stock markets. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826830/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-1308-Dollar-pressure-mounts-against-LME-base-metals-zinc-down-on-15kt-delivery.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 11:06:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 13/08: SHFE base metals prices pressured by strong dollar; aluminium supported by workers strikeBase metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were mixed during morning trading on Monday August 13, with a firmer dollar and uncertainty surrounding escalating global trade tensions fueling a reduction in investors’ appetite for the base metals. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826755/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-1308-SHFE-base-metals-prices-pressured-by-strong-dollar-aluminium-supported-by.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 07:30:00 GMTSTEEL WEEK IN BRIEF: Trump doubles tariffs for Turkey, US sanctions on Iran to hit steel exportsMetal Bulletin reviews the major stories that have affected the steel market over the past week. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826632/STEEL-WEEK-IN-BRIEF-Trump-doubles-tariffs-for-Turkey-US-sanctions-on-Iran-to-hit-steel-exports.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 20:48:00 GMTUsiminas halts blast furnaces in Ipatinga unit after explosionBrazilian flat steel producer Usiminas has stopped production from all of the blast furnaces at its Ipatinga unit, in Brazil’s south-eastern Minas Gerais state, because of an explosion in a gas tank. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826690/Usiminas-halts-blast-furnaces-in-Ipatinga-unit-after-explosion.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 20:30:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 10/08: LME base metals buffeted by soaring dollar; aluminium price resists The prices of base metals on the London Metal Exchange were mostly lower at the close of trading on Friday August 10, with most metals erasing their midweek surge after the dollar rocketed to its highest level in over a year. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826676/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-1008-LME-base-metals-buffeted-by-soaring-dollar-aluminium-price-resists.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 17:55:00 GMTNON-FERROUS WEEK IN BRIEF 10/08: China tariffs; LME warehousing update; antimony seized in crack-down; ferro-molybdenum prices fall 3%Metal Bulletin rounds up some of the key news and price moves across the global metal markets this week.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826600/NON-FERROUS-WEEK-IN-BRIEF-1008-China-tariffs-LME-warehousing-update-antimony-seized-in-crack-down.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 17:15:00 GMTDonald Trump doubles Section 232 tariffs for Turkish steelUnited States president Donald Trump said on Friday August 10 that he has authorized higher tariffs on imports from Turkey, imposing a 20% duty on aluminum and 50% duty on steel. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826557/Donald-Trump-doubles-Section-232-tariffs-for-Turkish-steel.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 16:40:00 GMTValue-added iron ore product premiums to remain strong in H2, LKAB saysSwedish iron ore pellet producer LKAB expects the price premium for upgraded iron ore products to stay high for the remainder of 2018, it said on Friday August 10. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826555/Value-added-iron-ore-product-premiums-to-remain-strong-in-H2-LKAB-says.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 15:50:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 10/08: Comex copper price erases gains on dollar surge Comex copper prices staggered lower on Friday August 10, after hitting a one-week high yesterday, amid a surging dollar and continued worries over US trade policy. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826558/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-1008-Comex-copper-price-erases-gains-on-dollar-surge.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 15:39:00 GMTEvraz H1 earnings up 65% despite lower steel products salesEarnings at Russian steelmaker Evraz increased by 65.5% year-on-year in the first half of 2018 despite a drop in steel sales volumes, it announced on Thursday August 9. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826510/Evraz-H1-earnings-up-65-despite-lower-steel-products-sales.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 14:40:00 GMTBHP settles $50m US class action complaint over Samarco dam failureBHP has settled a class action complaint in the United States in relation to the Samarco dam failure in Brazil that took place in 2015, the miner said on Thursday August 9. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826499/BHP-settles-50m-US-class-action-complaint-over-Samarco-dam-failure.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 12:12:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 10/08: LME base metals prices under dollar pressure; zinc prices fall 2.6% Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were lower across the board during morning trading on Friday August 10, capped by a fresh 2018 high in the dollar index while the escalating US-Sino trade rift continues to weigh on the complex. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826476/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-1008-LME-base-metals-prices-under-dollar-pressure-zinc-prices-fall-26.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 11:45:00 GMTTaiwan reviewing anti-dumping duties on stainless steel from China, South KoreaTaiwan’s Ministry of Finance has started a sunset review to decide whether to retain its anti-dumping duties on imports of cold-rolled stainless steel from China and South Korea, it said this week.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826486/Taiwan-reviewing-anti-dumping-duties-on-stainless-steel-from-China-South-Korea.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 11:25:00 GMTEUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 10/08: China threatens import taxes on US copper concentrate; Lithium-ion battery boom; US wire rod prices steadyGood morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Friday August 10.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826430/EUROPEAN-MORNING-BRIEF-1008-China-threatens-import-taxes-on-US-copper-concentrate-Lithium-ion-battery.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 05:10:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 10/08: Stronger US dollar, trade tensions weigh on SHFE base metal sector; copper finds supportBase metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were broadly lower during morning trading on Friday August 10 amid a stronger dollar and ongoing trade tensions between China and the United States.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826428/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-1008-Stronger-US-dollar-trade-tensions-weigh-on-SHFE-base-metal-sector-copper.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 04:40:00 GMTASIAN MORNING BRIEF 10/08: LME aluminium, nickel tumble; ThyssenKrupp expects raw materials volatility to continue; moly markets slipThe latest news and price moves to start the Asian day on Friday August 10.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826399/ASIAN-MORNING-BRIEF-1008-LME-aluminium-nickel-tumble-ThyssenKrupp-expects-raw-materials-volatility-to.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 00:05:00 GMT