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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.

Teck base metal production mixed in 3Q

24 October 2019 - 13:57
Canada-based Teck Resources' copper and lead production rose in the third quarter while zinc dropped on higher costs, low zinc prices and a mine closure.

Lead, Zinc Ore Extractions Exceed 500k Tons

23 October 2019 - 21:04
Major Iranian lead and zinc producers extracted 508,719 tons of ores during the first six months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22), the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization’s latest report shows.

Glencore backs Canadian junior’s zinc project in Ireland

16 October 2019 - 22:21
Mining and commodities trader giant Glencore (LON: GLEN) has taken a small stake in an Irish zinc project located next to its own Pallas Green lead-zinc development by investing C$1 million in Group Eleven Resources’ (TSX-V: ZNG) Stonepark deposit.

Rio Tinto and Minmetals look for copper, zinc and lead in China

11 October 2019 - 21:17
Rio Tinto is looking for copper and zinc-lead deposits in four Chinese regions, including Xinjiang and Inner Mongolia, as part of an exploration venture with state-owned China Minmetals Corp, a spokeswoman for the Anglo-Australian miner said on Friday.

Zinc sentiment staring into the bear pit

3 September 2019 - 16:00
Where are zinc prices headed? It’s a question that brings distinctly different opinions and forecasts from the bullish and bearish camps.

Copper price bears “overlooking decent fundamentals”

24 August 2019 - 17:52
The price of copper came under pressure again on Thursday amid worries about a global economic slowdown, particularly in manufacturing, vital to overall demand for the bellwether metal.

Glencore could do for cobalt what it did for zinc – double the price

21 August 2019 - 21:08
The price of cobalt is up 18% over the last two weeks after Glencore announced it is halting operations at its Mutanda copper-cobalt mine in the Congo – until at least 2021.

Anti-mining protests in Peru threaten $5bn Quellaveco copper project

16 August 2019 - 14:53
Ongoing anti-mining protests in Peru, triggered by the recent approval of a now halted construction permit for Southern Copper’s (NYSE:SCCO) $1.4 billion Tia Maria project in Arequipa, have extended to Anglo American and Mitsubishi’s $5 billion Quellaveco project, in the neighbouring region of Moquegua.
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