October 2021

IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne prices ease amid fizzling demand at Chinese ports

Seaborne iron ore prices fell on Friday October 15 amid lower traded volumes at Chinese ports, sources told Fastmarkets.

INTERVIEW: Carbon oversupply in China could cap price surcharges

An oversupply of emissions trading credits in China by more than 1.5 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide will likely cap carbon prices in the country, TransitionZero carbon analyst Matt Gray told Fastmarkets in an interview.

Rio Tinto to test replacing coal with biomass for low-carbon steelmaking

Rio Tinto will test the use of biomass in place of coking coal in the steelmaking process in a small-scale pilot plant, in an attempt to cut the industry’s carbon emissions through the use of innovative technologies, it announced on Thursday October 14.

IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne prices up on active spot trading, increased demand

Seaborne iron ore prices rose on Thursday October 14 amid active trading activity in the spot market and at Chinese ports because of a slight increase in buying interest, sources told Fastmarkets.

IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne prices fall after official confirmation of winter restrictions in China

Seaborne iron ore prices continued to fall on Wednesday October 13, after a formal announcement on upcoming winter restrictions by China's Ministry of Industry & Information Technology (MIIT).

Cadence Minerals gets approval for restart of Amapa iron ore project

London-listed Cadence Minerals has obtained the approval of its credit committee to put the Amapa iron ore project in Brazil back on track, according to local news reports earlier this week.

Port Hedland iron ore shipments climb 3% in Sep

Iron ore shipments from Australia’s Port of Port Hedland rose by 3.1% in September from a year earlier, according to data released by the Pilbara Ports Authority on Tuesday October 12.

IRON ORE DAILY: Lower trading at Chinese ports causes easing seaborne prices

Seaborne iron ore prices were down on Tuesday October 12 amid limited trading at Chinese ports, sources told Fastmarkets.

FERROUS ANALYTICS: Met coal gains erode mill margins in Sep

IRON ORE DAILY: Prices continue to rise on active port trading

Iron ore prices increased on Monday October 11, with active trading continuing at ports in China following on from the end of the week-long National Day holiday on Friday, sources told Fastmarkets.