December 2012

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Uganda to open iron ore exploration tenders in 2013

The Ugandan government is to license the exploration of iron ore in 2013 in a bid to boost its mining sector, the minister of energy and minerals, Simon D’Ujanga, told Metal Bulletin sister title Steel First.

Uganda to open iron ore exploration tenders in 2013

The Ugandan government is to license the exploration of iron ore in 2013 in a bid to boost its mining sector, the minister of energy and minerals, Simon D’Ujanga, told Steel First.

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Spot 63.5% Fe iron ore prices jump $5 on Monday

China's imported iron ore market continued its rally on Monday December 31, as positive manufacturing data buoyed sentiment.

Spot 63.5% Fe iron ore prices jump $5 on Monday

China's imported iron ore market continued its rally on Monday December 31, as positive manufacturing data buoyed sentiment.

Iron ore prices edge up to top 7-month high

Metal Bulletin's 62% Fe iron ore index cfr Qingdao edged sideways on Friday December 28, closing the week at the index's highest level since May 9 2012.

Iron ore prices edge up to top 7-month high

Metal Bulletin's 62% Fe iron ore index cfr Qingdao edged sideways on Friday December 28, closing the week at the index's highest level since May 9 2012.

Sundance's Mbalam iron ore mine sees resource boosted by 24%

West African miner Sundance has boosted reserves at its Mbalam iron ore project on the border of Cameroon and the Republic of Congo, the miner said in a stock exchange filing on December 24.