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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.

India coated steel: Monsoon rains hit demand

7 August 2019 - 22:09
India's coated steel prices fell this week, as monsoon rains slowed construction activity.

Yazd’s Mahdiabad three-month lead, zinc mineral output tops 140,000 tons

5 August 2019 - 21:59
Mahdiabad Mineral Complex extracted 141,976 tons of lead and zinc minerals during March 21-June 21, according to figures released by Iranian Mines & Mining Industries Development & Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) on Sunday.

Northern Star hits sales record on new Pogo mine

31 July 2019 - 12:06
Australia’s Northern Star Resources (ASX:NST) said Tuesday it had achieved record sales of 232,042 ounces of gold across its operations during the June quarter, driven particularly by its Pogo mine in Alaska, as well as its Kalgoorlie and Jundee operations in Western Australia.

Hazelett Corporation celebrates 100 years of its continuous casting equipment business

30 July 2019 - 17:08
Hazelett Corporation is a manufacturer and supplier of continuous casting machines for the global metal industries like aluminium, copper, zinc and lead operating in more than 24 countries. The company recently celebrated its 100 years in business. Its continuous casting technology is used in metal manufacturing worldwide to cast metals into strip and bars. Currently over 100 Hazelett twin-belts continuous casting machines are in use in different facilities.

Antamina to spend $390m on mine reno

22 July 2019 - 00:44
Peru’s Compañía Minera Antamina is planning to invest $390 million in a series of upgrades to its copper and zinc operation near the north-central Áncash region.

India to impose ADDs on coated steel imports

18 July 2019 - 14:35
India's directorate-general of trade remedies (DGTR) has recommended anti-dumping duties (ADDs) of varying rates for imports of aluminium and zinc-coated steel products from China, South Korea and Vietnam.
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