December 2011

More US copper fabricators, distributors upbeat

More copper fabricators and distributors expect order levels to improve in the new year following a decrease in shipments in November, according to a Copper and Brass Servicenter Association (CBSA) report.

CaNickel to slash Bucko Lake output

CaNickel Mining Ltd. said it plans to reduce production at its Bucko Lake Mine in Manitoba in response to "unfavorable" nickel prices.

CaNickel to slash Bucko Lake output

CaNickel Mining Ltd. said it plans to reduce production at its Bucko Lake Mine in Manitoba in response to "unfavorable" nickel prices.

Union rejects Rio Tinto Alcan contract

Union workers at Rio Tinto Alcan Inc.’s Alma, Quebec, smelter have rejected the company’s new contract offer to replace the labor agreement that was set to expire Dec. 31.

Warehouses will increase rent on LME zinc

Warehousing companies approved by the London Metal Exchange (LME) will increase the rent they charge clients to store zinc at their facilities, according to a notice from the exchange on Friday December 30.

Warehouses increase rent on LME lead

Warehousing companies approved by the London Metal Exchange will increase the rent they charge on storing LME grade lead from April, according to a notice from the exchange on Friday December 30.

LME-approved warehouses to increase nickel rent

Warehousing companies approved by the London Metal Exchange will increase the rent they charge clients to store nickel at their facilities, according to a notice from the exchange on Friday December 30.

Copper prices up in LME officials on positive US data

Copper prices rose during official trading on the London Metal Exchange on Friday December 30, buoyed by better-than-expected US housing market data.

LME-approved warehouses will increase rent on aluminium

Warehousing companies approved by the London Metal Exchange will increase the rent they charge clients to store aluminium at their facilities by as much as 6 cents, according to a notice from the exchange on Friday December 30

LME-approved warehouses will raise copper rents

Warehousing companies approved by the London Metal Exchange will raise the rents they charge clients to store copper at their facilities, according to a notice from the exchange on Friday December 30.