March 2017

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 31/03: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday March 31:

ORES & ALLOYS BLOG: Manganese ore suppliers brace for Chinese port stock liquidation

Manganese ore producers are once again hoping prices don’t rise too high, after a 20% increase in low-grade prices last week and another reported jump since the start of this week.

GLOBAL MANGANESE WRAP: Ore prices still rising amid SiMn futures volatility, rand strength

Manganese ore prices rose again in the week ended Friday March 24, supported by soaring silico-manganese futures prices in China and higher offers from South Africa as the rand strengthens.

ASIAN FERRO-ALLOYS CONF: Ten things we learned at 18th Asian Ferro-alloys conference

Here are ten things we learned at Metal Bulletin’s 18th Asia Ferro-alloys conference held in Hong Kong last week.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 24/03: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday March 24:

ASIAN FERRO-ALLOYS CONF: Tshipi expected to attract global interest as investment bank approaches manganese players

A number of well-known companies in the manganese industry are expected to show acquisitive interest in South African manganese miner Tshipi, after its owner appointed an investment bank to explore its strategic options.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 23/03: LME base metals prices pause; South Korea's PPS nickel tender; BHP halts projects

Key news and price moves to get you off to a good start during the North American morning on Thursday March 23.

IN FIGURES: China's ferro-alloys imports in February

Summary of China’s ferro-alloys imports in February 2017.

ASIAN FERRO-ALLOYS CONF: Volatility in China’s silico-manganese futures a hot topic

The recent volatility in China’s silico-manganese futures was on the lips of many delegates during the first day of Metal Bulletin’s 18th Asian Ferro-Alloys conference in Hong Kong on Wednesday March 22.

ASIAN FERRO-ALLOYS CONF: India’s ferro-alloys industry at 5.15m tpy capacity – Jindal Stainless Steel

Total ferro-alloys capacity in India has hit about 5.15 million tpy, Jindal Stainless Steel’s director said at Metal Bulletin’s 18th Asian Ferro-Alloys conference in Hong Kong on Wednesday March 22.