August 2016

Bolivia's deputy interior minister killed by striking miners

Bolivia’s deputy interior minister Rodolfo Illanes was beaten to death by striking miners, the government said.

Refined Bangka Tin restarts production

Refined Bangka Tin (RBT) has restarted production, a source close to the company told Metal Bulletin.

Rolling LME/SHFE price report 26/08: Copper up amid weaker dollar

Welcome to the rolling base metals price report, tracking the Shanghai Futures Exchange and London Metal Exchange markets on Friday August 26.

Rolling LME/SHFE price report 25/08: Nickel down as China's central bank resumes reverse repurchases

Welcome to the rolling base metals price report, tracking the Shanghai Futures Exchange and London Metal Exchange markets on Thursday August 25.

Rolling LME/SHFE price report 24/08: Base metals prices down on dollar strength at London open

Welcome to the rolling base metals price report, tracking the Shanghai Futures Exchange and London Metal Exchange markets on Wednesday August 24.

Bolivia's attorney general points to allegations of irregularities in Glencore mine acquisitions

The Bolivian attorney general's office has commented on a statement by the country's government saying it claimed that Glencore’s acquisition of three state mining assets took place under “dubious circumstances".

IN FIGURES: China's base metal imports in July

A summary of China’s base metal imports figures for July.

Rolling LME/SHFE price report 23/08: Zinc leads complex in kerb trading

Welcome to the rolling base metals price report, tracking the Shanghai Futures Exchange and London Metal Exchange markets on Tuesday August 23.

HOTTER ON METALS: LME extends another olive branch

The London Metal Exchange has extended another olive branch to disgruntled members, halving its transaction fee for ring and kerb trades during the month of August.

Rolling LME/SHFE price report 22/08: Most base metals inch lower on hawkish comments from Fed official

Welcome to the rolling base metals price report, tracking the Shanghai Futures Exchange and London Metal Exchange markets on Monday August 22.