New York, 4 January (Argus) — The US selenium market rose for a fifth week following higher import prices for Chinese origin metal.Houston-Galveston exports fell to 312,062metric tonnes (t) from 577,970t a year earlier after Turkey booked only one cargo from Houston in 2016.Total copper output increased sharply mainly because there was a second full production quarter at its 62.5pc-owned Las Bambas min Read more.
CLU5 - September Crude Oil Futures PricesJohannesburg, 21 March (Argus) — London-listed Rainbow Rare Earths expects to achieve the first production and sales from its Gakara rare earths project in Burundi by the end of this year.Houston, 14 March (Argus) — The Comex copper price gained ground for a third day on Tuesday, after reversing early losses, amid ongoing outages at three major mines and uncertainty as a Federal Reserve policy meeting got underway.Houston, 27 January (Argus) — US ferrous: Dock prices fall across the country US export yard buying prices dropped this week as falling bulk and container export prices pressured exporters on all coasts.
New York, 8 March (Argus) — US imports of key bulk alloys were down by 12.7pc during January from a year earlier as declining ferro-manganese and ferro-silicon imports outpaced rising ferro-chrome levels.New York, 16 February (Argus) — US fe-alloys: Demand lifts Molybdenum prices Strong demand from domestic mills pushed up molybdenum prices in the latest week.The company is currently developing lithium-ion batter Read more.Rare earth oxide and metal prices were mostly stable in January, as producers and consumers kept to the sidelines ahead of the public holidays.London, 4 January (Argus) — Hot rolled coil prices in China fell today as the finished steel market continued to be weighed down by weak demand.
This latest forecasting led me to the crude oil futures market, an often-quoted and much-maligned.New York, 3 March (Argus) — The US International Trade Commission (USITC) determined today that imports of stainless steel sheet and strip from China harmed US industries and will issue antidumping and countervailing orders to the Commerce Department.Houston, 18 January (Argus) — Paris-based tubular steel producer Vallourec announced today the appointment of four new sales and industrial operations heads, along with the implementation of two new central departments.The quota is 52,500t, unchanged on last year, and includes 43,550t of light rare earths and 8,950t for ion-absorption rare earths.
Johannesburg, 27 January (Argus) — Singapore-based manganese alloys producer and trader OM Holdings (OMH) continued to ramp up sales of ferro-silicon from its Malaysian Sarawak plant in October-December last year.Hess will replace standing independent director, Martin So Read more.The Coahuila, Mexico-based company produced 4.65mn metric tonnes (t) of raw steel in 2016, a 4.3pc increase from a year earli Read more.Three-month nickel on the London Metal Exchange (LME) was t Read more.This offers further evidence that charterers and shipowners are confident that Capesize dry bulk rates will be significantly higher in 2017 than in 2016.Houston, 11 January (Argus) — US primary aluminum production fell by 45pc in the first 10 months of 2016, compared to the year-earlier period.Houston, 4 March (Argus) — Export yard buying prices continued to rise this week in most locations amid a soaring domestic market.Houston, 19 April (Argus) — US imports of base metals scrap material rose by 1.3pc in February from the same month a year earlier, as gains in copper and aluminum scrap offset declines in zinc and tin.The company now has two furnaces in production after hot-commissioning a silico-manganese furnace i Read more.
US and Canadian alloy producers were content to maintain offers by citing seve Read more.Output in the week ended 21 January decreased to 1.7mn net tons (nt) (1.54mn metric tonnes) from 1.72mn nt a week Read more.London, 1 February (Argus) — Coking coal prices should logically be around 1.9 times the price of thermal coal on average for the foreseeable future, according to analysis by US bank Citi.New York, 21 March (Argus) — Production issues in Asia pushed up US selenium prices in the past week and a persistent supply squeeze on the high-grade cobalt market lifted prices for an 11th straight week.New York, 24 January (Argus) — US high-grade cobalt prices increased in the latest week amid rising demand from superalloy producers.But silico-manganese prices fell amid continued oversupply as consumers held sufficient stocks to meet their immediate requirements.London, 17 January (Argus) — Rio Tinto aluminium production rose 10pc in 2016 to a record 3.65mn t, as the modernised Kitimat smelter in Canada operated at nameplate capacity for three quarters running.Houston, 14 March (Argus) — US spreads for mill-grade mixed low-copper clips and painted siding weakened Tuesday, after multiple mills completed purchasing for March purchasing and some ventured into securing supply for April.
Houston, 13 January (Argus) — WTI crude futures fell today in choppy trading as the US rig count dropped, but remained at the highest level in a year.North American sales rose to 1.8mn metric tonnes (t) from 1.76mn t a year earlier, led higher by increased sales of cold rolled and galvanized steel produ Read more.In line with stricter global auto emission regulations, lightweight aluminium and magnesium wil Read more.Johannesburg, 26 January (Argus) — South African ferro-chrome producer Merafe Resources increased its attributable ferro-chrome output by 4pc to 393,000t in the year ended 31 December 2016.The final air permit was awarded on 29 December by the Florida Department of Environmental Prot Read more.Houston, 10 March (Argus) — US stainless: 304 scrap prices fall with nickel US stainless steel 304 scrap prices fell for a third consecutive day as nickel on the London Metal Exchange (LME) shed 8pc over the week.
New York, 6 February (Argus) — US high-carbon ferro-chrome prices were unchanged in the latest week amid minimal trading and steady offshore markets.Freight rates for 40,000t scrap cargoes on Supramax vessels from Po Read more.
U.S. crude prices hits seven-month high as inventory dropProduction of copper totalled 709,400t supported by higher output at Centinela, the Antucoya mine ramping up to production targets and the Zaldivar projec Read more.Processor buying prices for single truckloads of 304 scrap soli Read more.Months of falling scrap prices sent dealer yard and shredder feed collection prices to 6-year low Read more.New York, 9 February (Argus) — Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments rose by 3pc in 2016 to set a record for a third year in a row.
Houston, 7 February (Argus) — US mill Novelis shipped 3.7pc less flat-rolled aluminum in the third quarter of fiscal 2016 compared with a year earlier, as sales volumes slid in all regions except for Europe.Scrap flow has slowed due to lower prices and dealers sitting on the sid Read more.Johannesburg, 21 February (Argus) — Australian lithium developer Neometals said it has completed proof of scale testwork in Montreal, Canada, to recover cobalt from lithium-ion batteries used in consumer electronic devices.Johannesburg, 2 March (Argus) — Botswana is the top mining jurisdiction in Africa in terms of investment attractiveness and policy perception, said the Canada-based Fraser Institute in its recently released 2016 Annual Survey of Mining Companies.Houston, 22 February (Argus) — Used aluminum beverage can spreads were wider Wednesday as consumers moved ahead on purchasing goals and found ample supply.Zinc concentrate imports were down by 40pc year on year to 1.807 mn t in January-November, while imports in Read more.Houston, 6 February (Argus) — UK and European ingot makers raised prices on two of the higher priced alloys and on 226, the main automotive alloy, in the latest week while prices were unchanged on alloys using less expensive scrap.The Comex copper price for the most active contract set Read more.Houston, 20 March (Argus) — US stainless steel processor buying prices held steady Monday amid strong mill demand and some stability in London Metal Exchange nickel prices.
Houston, 17 September (Argus) — US service center shipments of steel products fell by 8.9pc in August from the same month of 2014 while inventories rose.Ahmsa produced 4.65mn metric tonnes (t) of raw steel in 2016, Read more.
CitiGroup, Morgan Stanley and Bank of America-Merrill Lynch raised their full-year forecasts for 2017 from prior Read more.London, 9 March (Argus) — Export prices of Russian and Ukrainian basic pig iron (BPI) have continued to rise over the past week, with their premium to bushelling now so high that some buyers are exploring the possibility of using alternative lower quality pig iron products instead, accor Read more.London, 30 January (Argus) — Australian prospective rare metals producer Alkane Resources is accelerating efforts to secure financing for its Dubbo Zirconia project, where it aims to start construction this year.Perth, 12 January (Argus) — Swedish mining and smelting group Boliden is extending the life of its Tara zinc mine in Ireland through a proposed development of the Tara Deep project and an enlarged tailings dam.Assmang produced 67,000t of ferro-manganese from its Cato Ridge Works in KwaZulu Natal provinc Read more.
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New York, 23 December (Argus) — US high-carbon ferro-manganese increased in the latest week amid tight supplies and rising ore prices.London, 22 March (Argus) — Hot-rolled coil (HRC) prices in China dropped sharply today as demand fell amid a bearish near-term outlook.Market participants said most consumers have completed contract negotiations for next year barring one Read more.The operators cannot control demand, except perhaps to Read more.The output comparison does not include the operations of Norte coppe Read more.New York, 9 January (Argus) — Montana-based antimony producer US Antimony started production of antimony, gold, and silver from its four Mexican facilities.Houston, 8 February (Argus) — Stainless steel 304 scrap processor buying prices jumped Wednesday as processors look to build inventories to meet expected increased consumer demand next month.