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Mining companies have restarted and expanded projects from the second half of last year as prices have recovered.Declines in old cast and shredded aluminum scrap consumption blunted increases in the consumption of used can and other wrou Read more.London, 2 February (Argus) — Freight rates for scrap cargoes from ports in Europe and US east coast to Turkey fell again this week due to a lack of available cargoes and more downward pressure from increased vessel availability.Houston, 21 February (Argus) — Vancouver-based Copper Mountain Mining produced 7pc more copper in 2016 than the prior year, boosting revenues by 15pc after prices rebounded in fourth quarter.Houston, 9 February (Argus) — Delaware-based chemical and titanium dioxide producer Chemours has raised its March prices for all titanium dioxide grades.Houston, 9 February (Argus) — Comex copper prices edged lower Thursday as the US dollar was heading towards its high for the week during mid-day trading.

New York, 24 February (Argus) — Silico-manganese moved higher in reaction to a rise in spot demand and inquires as US steel mill utilization rates rose to 74.6pc last week.An agreement reached on 2 March between the union and Sims Municipal Recycling, which is a subsidiary of Sims M Read more.Crude oil articles about prices, latest news, and technical analysis for Brent and WTI.The dollar index, a measure of the US currency against a weighted baske Read more.Houston, 27 January (Argus) — Comex copper prices gained on Friday in thin trading on mounting signs of a widening copper deficit and renewed expectations of more US infrastructure spending and accelerating inflation.

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Houston, 6 March (Argus) — US stainless: Scrap prices hold Stainless scrap processors buying prices were flat today, due in part to steady, range-bound nickel trading on the London Metal Exchange.Antimony Suppliers and traders attempted to raise prices but met with almos Read more.Beijing, 17 March (Argus) — Joint venture partners Mineral Resources, Neometals and Ganfeng Lithium have sent another shipment of spodumene from the Mt Marion project in Western Australia.

Houston, 24 May (Argus) — US iron ore producer Cliffs Natural Resources has entered into multiple agreements to buy low cost-power from energy-provider Minnesota Power.Shipments of manganese alloys, silicon alloys and silicon metal stood at 911,850t i Read more.Houston, 20 March (Argus) — London Metal Exchange (LME) aluminum inventories slipped below 2mn metric tonnes (t) on Friday for the first time since 2008, as warehouses in Asia, Europe and the US each logged net decreases during the week ended 17 March.New York, 21 February (Argus) — US prices for silicon metals were unchanged for a fifth week amid strong demand for cast alloys.

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Houston, 15 February (Argus) — Premiums for P1020 increased in the latest week as a shortage of primary metal in the US has brought pressure on European stocks.London, 9 January (Argus) — Turkish mills halted the initial talks on end of January shipments with deep-sea scrap suppliers today because adverse weather conditions in Turkey saw most offices shut by midday.

Production at the Ambatovy joint venture in Madagascar is running behind schedul Read more.London, 8 February (Argus) — European ferro-titanium prices rose to their highest level since January last year as increased demand from consumers and traders met with limited spot availability.London, 27 February (Argus) — Australian titanium miner Iluka Resources is focusing its cash resources on growth projects after posting a loss in 2016 while keeping its idled mature production assets offline.London, 24 February (Argus) — Chinese prices for domestic billet and hot rolled coil fell today because of sluggish sales, but some market participants anticipated that an impending production restriction due to overwhelming pollution levels could provide support to prices.Houston, 9 March (Argus) — Premiums for melting grade nickel cathodes rose in the latest week as the North American market continued to experience tightness in available material.

The idling helped support prices for ferrous scrap prime grades in Read more.Processors with abundance of 304 scrap are looking to push down prices as materi Read more.New York, 19 January (Argus) — US ferro-chrome prices fell on weak mill demand.The Economist explains Why the oil price is falling. Though it does not export crude oil, it now imports much less, creating a lot of spare supply.Houston, 27 February (Argus) — More than half of all London Metal Exchange (LME) aluminum resides in Asian warehouses, as of the week ended 24 February, after stocks dropped in the US and held steady in Europe.Houston, 18 January (Argus) — The US Commerce Department today in a final determination increased combined antidumping and countervailing duty rates on certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate from China to 319.27pc from a preliminary rate of 278.27pc in September.Houston, 18 January (Argus) — Toronto-based miner Sierra Metals is forecasting increased zinc and copper output this year and a decline in lead output at its mines in Mexico and Peru.Exports totalled 108.43mn t, down by 3.52pc from 112.39mn t in 2015, which was a record high and the first time exports had pushed past 100mn t.

Houston, 24 February (Argus) — Aluminium scrap prices in Asia and Europe were mostly unchanged in the latest week amid tightening supply for the sheet and cast grades.US noble alloys: FeMo, FeV prices rise New York, 16 February (Argus) — US: FeMo, FeV prices rise Prices for ferro-molybdenum and ferro-vanadium rose in response to tighter raw material supply and stronger demand as steel mill capacity utilisation rose further.For your protection, MetalPrices.com does not accept and will not process credit card information provided via email.Washington, 10 February (Argus) — An effort to build five highway bridges over rail lines in Chicago could lead to congestion across the US freight rail system.Houston, 1 March (Argus) — Premiums for P1020 aluminium fell back to mid-February levels in the latest week as thin trading and a narrow trading range on the London Metal Exchange (LME) prevailed.The ratified contract will be in effect until 31 March 2021 and cover 300 hourly production and maintenanc Read more.

Houston, 23 January (Argus) — US stainless steel producers lowered nickel-based surcharges for February shipments for stainless 304 and 316 after nickel prices fell by 9.55pc on the London Metal Exchange during the reporting period.Houston, 20 July (Argus) — The global primary aluminium deficit rose by 56pc from January through May compared to the same period a year earlier, according to the World Bureau of Metal Statistics.Houston, 17 March (Argus) — Crude futures rose as Saudi Arabia said it could support an extension of production cuts beyond the agreed six months if needed.

Houston, 30 December (Argus) — Comex copper edged higher Friday, capping a 19pc gain for copper in 2016, as the dollar index weakened for a second day and a measure of business activity in the Chicago region showed steady growth.Sao Paulo, 21 March (Argus) — Zinc concentrate production in Peru rose by 11.3pc to 113,955t in January from the same month a year earlier.Lower prices are prompting dealers to hold out until prices rebound.Shanghai prices of SS400 5.5mm thickness hot rolled coil edged down Read more.Nickel premiums for full truckload melting grade, 4x4inch cathodes were assessed at 20- Read more.New York, 14 February (Argus) — US high-grade cobalt prices rallied for a sixth straight week, driven by tight metal supplies.

Johannesburg, 23 January (Argus) — Hong Kong and Sydney-listed metals group MMG increased its copper and lead output in 2016, but zinc production was lower.Perth, 3 January (Argus) — Perth-based lithium developer Galaxy Resources ships its first 10,000t of lithium concentrate from the West Australian port of Esperance to the Chinese port of Lianyungang.Base metals imports rose to 78,440t in January from 51,934t a year earlier, according to the latest trade data from the Commerce Depar Read more.London, 16 March (Argus) — Export sales of Russian and Ukrainian basic pig iron (BPI) have all but ground to a halt, with extremely low supply continuing to keep offer levels far higher than scrap, compelling several buyers to turn to alternative lower-priced metallic products instead of Read more.Johannesburg, 10 March (Argus) — Democratic Republic of Congo-focused copper producer Tiger Resources suffers another output setback with tank leach circuit repairs expected to reduce March output by around 100t at its Kipoi project.