Houston, 5 June (Argus) — Mexico on Monday set countervailing duties (CVD) of up to 76.33pc on galvanized sheet imports from China and Taiwan.For iron and steel products to qualify as made in the US, all manufacturing processes, from initial melting through ap Read more.Production disruptions in Asia continued to support higher selenium offer prices.New York, 21 April (Argus) — The US International Trade Commission (USITC) agreed today to continue investigations into imports of silicon metal from Australia, Brazil, Kazakhstan and Norway.Sao Paulo, 3 May (Argus) — Sociedad Minera Corona, the Peruvian division of Toronto-based zinc and copper mining company Sierra Metals, said a sharp increase in copper production at its Yauricocha mine and higher prices helped the unit swing to a first quarter profit.Houston, 12 April (Argus) — Spreads for used aluminum beverage cans (UBCs) were steady Wednesday, as mill consumers well-supplied on the scrap grade dropped outright prices with declining London Metal Exchange (LME) prices.This follows the first chromite concentrate being produced at the pr Read more.Houston, 27 March (Argus) — Crude futures fell today followinga meeting by Opec and non-Opec members over the weekend to discuss output curbs.
Houston, 1 June (Argus) — Copper scrap price spreads to Asian ports were mixed in the latest week as additional copper scrap became available amid the US summer slowdown at factories.Initial extraction of run of mine ore is scheduled to start soon with the first mining equipment f Read more.
Houston, 6 April (Argus) — Steel and aluminum service center Ryerson anticipates higher revenue for its first quarter from a year earlier amid higher average selling prices and higher tons sold.Mcx Live Chart: Get Live Multi Commodity Exchange of India stock market chart.Consumers outside China, particularly other Asia Pacific nations, bought more in March on expectations of price rises as Beiing is Read more.
Ferro-titanium prices rallied for a third straight week on rising scrap costs.Houston, 9 May (Argus) — The Comex copper price moved higher Tuesday on bargain hunting after settling the prior day at a four-month low.New York, 27 April (Argus) — US ferro-titanium prices increased in the latest week, reflecting higher raw material costs.Metallurgical results from bulk samples indicate low phosphorous levels and amenability for ferro-alloy sm Read more.Houston, 9 May (Argus) — US exports of whole spent lead batteries rose by 40pc in the first quarter, while exports of lead recovered from batteries rose by 16.1pc. Shipments of whole spent batteries climbed to 6,457metric tonnes (t) in the first quarter while exports of lead scrap recov Read more.London, 24 May (Argus) — The international tin industry organisation (ITRI) has launched a responsible tin supply group (RTS) to focus on a credible, responsible and more co-ordinated supply chain for tin.
Johannesburg, 9 June (Argus) — Hong Kong-headquartered and Sydney-listed mineral sands developer Astron has been granted a mining licence by Senegal for its Niafarang project in the west African country.Houston, 6 April (Argus) — Portland-based steel manufacturer and recycler Schnitzer sold 9pc more ferrous scrap and 10pc more nonferrous scrap in the first half of its fiscal year from a year earlier.Singapore, 30 March (Argus) — Beijing has officially put in place laws to reduce crude steel output in key producing cities in north China by 50pc during the winter months.London, 23 May (Argus) — The global refined copper market was in a 150,000t surplus in the first two months of 2017 compared with the same period in 2016, the International Copper Study Group (ICSG) said in its preliminary data release for February.Houston, 1 June (Argus) — US carmaker General Motors plans to reduce output at its Warren, Michigan, transmission plant as a result of lower passenger car production.
Processors are expected to pull down prices further as the European chromium benchmark is expected to drop significantly in th Read more.Declining Chinese stainless mill tenders and flat US trading volumes weighed on ferro-chrome prices.Stocks did not decline as steeply as they had in previous weeks because of an overall increase in Asia.Beijing, 23 May (Argus) — Hong Kong-based GCL-Poly Energy has increased polysilicon output as it ramps up silicon wafer production to feed growing demand from the domestic photovoltaic (PV) solar power industry.The price of low volatile coking coal for delivery in the prompt 90 days fob Hampton Road Read more.Inventories in the US fell by the most at 2.2pc compared with a week earlier to 147,375t, with stocks at Baltimor Read more.All conditions are met and regulatory approvals granted to acquire Agama Exploration Mining which hold Read more.
Houston, 23 March (Argus) — US primary tin consumption figures slipped by 1.7pc in 2016 while imports fell by 4.2pc from the prior year, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).The electric resistance welded facility, which has been idled for two years, will resume operations in July amid greater stability in oil and gas Read more.The overall indicated and inferred mineral resource has increased by 55pc to 11.73mn t grading 0.28pc wol Read more.Some sellers are trying to push premiums higher but tepid demand Read more.Beijing launched anti-pollution measures in Guizhou province on 28 April.
London, 24 April (Argus) — Prices for European secondary alloys have declined in the past week on falling offer prices, while a shortage of scrap continues to drive UK alloy higher.Cumulative production for the first four months of the year was 1.22mn vehicles, up by 13.6pc from the same period a year ago, t Read more.Houston, 4 December (Argus) — US aluminum scrap export prices dropped this past week as China has nearly pulled out of the secondary market.Johannesburg, 12 May (Argus) — Platinum group metals and chrome producer Lonmin suspends operations at two mine shafts in South Africa after protests by local community members seeking jobs.Global LME aluminum inventories fell to 2.07mn metric tonnes (t) from Read more.The proposed new gray and ductile iron foundry is planned to be built on undeveloped land in Elmir Read more.Houston, 5 June (Argus) — The US International Trade Commission (USITC) voted to conduct an expedited five-year review of antidumping duty orders on brass sheet and strip from France, Germany, Italy and Japan.London, 20 April (Argus) — Copper and nickel output at Brazilian mining company Vale fell in the first quarter because a furnace was shut down at its Sudbury mine in Canada, the company said today.