A quick summary of China’s minor metals and ferro-alloys import figures for May 2013.
24 June 2013
Steel MR, Catherine Yates
China’s imports of high carbon ferro-chrome dropped 20.4% month-on-month in May with volumes at their lowest since September 2012, as domestic market prices remained decoupled from the international market.
21 June 2013
Zimbabwe’s Parliament says that the country's government should force Zimasco and Zim Alloys Chrome to sell excess chrome concessions, to unlock fresh investment in the sector.
17 June 2013
Charge chrome prices held in China on Friday June 14 on thin spot business a week after large quarterly volumes were settled.
14 June 2013
Rena Gu, Janie Davies
Three Glencore Xstrata chrome mines in South Africa are conducting “minimal” operations, as a strike that is now in its third week continues to adversely affect output, South African company spokesman Christopher Tsatsawane said.
14 June 2013
Yildirim Group is the favourite to buy Mechel’s Voskhod Mining Plant and 120,000 tpy Tikhvin Ferro-alloys Plant, Metal Bulletin understands.
13 June 2013
Metal Bulletin is reviewing the specification for its Turkish lumpy chrome ore price quotation.
11 June 2013
The following MB non-ferrous free market prices changed on Friday:
07 June 2013
Meikles Ltd, a conglomerate listed on the Zimbabwean Stock Exchange (ZSE), has set up mining subsidiary Meikles Resources, which it says will start mining operations as early as 2014.
06 June 2013