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Bolivia’s largest mine suspends operations as virus controls tighten

29 March 2020 - 14:19
Bolivia’s San Cristóbal mine, a huge deposit of zinc, lead and silver, has suspended operations after the country imposed tough rules to halt the spread of coronavirus, its operator Minera San Cristóbal said in a statement on Friday.

Glencore closes operations in four countries over coronavirus curbs

26 March 2020 - 15:00
Glencore PLC on Thursday halted a number of smaller mines due to government restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus but added its larger operations were not materially impacted.

Trevali halts Canadian zinc mine amid covid-19 outbreak

26 March 2020 - 14:50
Trevali Mining (TSX:TV) has temporarily stopped production at its Caribou zinc-lead-silver mine in Canada’s New Brunswick province as challenges presented by the spread of covid-19 have added to woes posed by weak conditions in the zinc market.

India steel: Talk of price hike lifts HRC sales

27 December 2019 - 18:29
Indian hot-rolled coil (HRC) prices rose this week on increased buying activity amid market talk about large mills planning a sharp price hike in the near term.

China to keep ferro-alloys, metals tariffs in 2020

23 December 2019 - 17:40
The Chinese government is maintaining its export duties on the main ferro-alloys for 2020.

Lead, Zinc Ore Extractions Top 660K Tons in 8 Months

21 December 2019 - 19:49
Major Iranian lead and zinc producers extracted a total of 664,176 tons of ores during the first eight months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Nov. 21) to register a decline of 18.52% compared with last year’s corresponding period, the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization’s latest report shows.

Europe Zn: Some 2020 contracts settled

10 December 2019 - 18:38
Multiple annual supply contracts for special high-grade zinc premiums in Europe have settled at $120/t on an fca basis over the past week.

Iran's Trade With Turkey Tumbles 39%

29 November 2019 - 18:10
Iran’s trade with Turkey totaled $5.01 billion during the first 10 months of 2019 to register a decrease of 39.24% compared with the corresponding period of 2018, data released by Turkish Statistical Institute show.

India steel: Coated prices flat on slow buying

14 November 2019 - 19:38
India's coated steel prices remained flat this week, as demand stayed slow after the festive season ended in October.

Noranda zinc production rises in 3Q

8 November 2019 - 17:18
Noranda Income Fund's zinc metal production increased by 10pc and sales grew by 8pc in the third quarter compared to a year earlier.
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