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BHP commits $8m to support Chile’s battle against COVID-19

30 March 2020 - 13:49
Global miner BHP Group (ASX, LON, NYSE: BHP) launched an $8-million plan focused on helping mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Chile.

Australia’s iron ore giants push workers to stay at mine sites to escape coronavirus

28 March 2020 - 14:29
Australia’s iron ore giants are looking to reduce the threat to their operations from a coronavirus pandemic, by pushing workers to spend weeks on site away from families and relocate from the eastern seaboard, company and union officials said on Friday.

Gap between no. 1 and 2 copper miners widens as Codelco output drops 5.3%

28 March 2020 - 14:12
Chile’s Codelco, the world’s second-largest copper miner, has lost more ground among the metal’s top tier, after reporting that output for 2019 had fallen by 5.3% to 1.588 million tonnes.

South Africa lockdown to hit Anglo American output

27 March 2020 - 14:10
Diversified miner Anglo American (LON: AAL) said on Friday that South Africa’s 21-day lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus will impact its iron ore and coal guidance the most.

India lockdown tightens lower Fe iron ore supplies

25 March 2020 - 18:15
India's 21-day lockdown from today to combat its coronavirus outbreak has forced many of its iron ore exporters to declare force majeure, cutting supplies of lower cost iron ore fines just when Chinese steel mills were turning to them to preserve margins.

Malaysia allows Vale to keep iron ore port open

20 March 2020 - 21:18
Brazilian iron ore producer Vale will keep open its Teluk Rubiah iron ore blending terminal in Malaysia after discussions with government officials.

Malaysia lockdown closes Vale's iron ore terminal

18 March 2020 - 18:00
Brazilian iron ore producer Vale has shut its Teluk Rubiah iron ore blending terminal in Malaysia until 31 March to comply with a lockdown aimed at slowing the coronavirus outbreak.

Malaysia lockdown closes Vale's iron ore port: Update

18 March 2020 - 17:50
Updates dates on terminal closure in para 1 Clarifies closure process in para 2 Adds information on communication with the Malaysian government in para 4 Adds Vale's comments in para 5 Adds 2019 total receipt in para 6

India: RP Sao Iron Ore Mine Auction Scheduled Tomorrow; Seven Companies Clear Technical Round

17 March 2020 - 20:13
Odisha govt had invited bids for grant of Guali iron ore mining lease having EC of 5.7 MnT pa. 14 companies were in the race for this mine auction.

Weekly : Indian Steel Market Snapshot

14 March 2020 - 19:35
Trades in Indian steel market remained dull during the week-11 (7-14 March) owing to festive holidays of Holi. Limited trade volumes continue to weigh down prices.
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