November 2021

Peru’s plan to close Hochschild mines fuels renewed concern: Hotter on metals

The Peruvian government plans to close several mines in the country’s south-central Andes in response to environmental protests, including two gold mines owned by London-listed Hochschild Mining.

US physical copper talks hit shipping standoff: Hotter on metals

Sellers of physical copper are holding out for a higher premium for 2022 contracts in the United States.

The challenging cost of COP26: Hotter on energy transition

Mining and metals companies say they’re serious about transitioning to a sustainable economy, but whether they can afford to is another matter.