Houston, 18 August (Argus) — Secondary aluminium scrap prices rose in Asia this week amid increases in exchange traded aluminium prices.Argus assessed 304 stainless scrap solids at 51-52 while 304 turnings Read more.Houston, 14 September (Argus) — Scrap prices for type-304 stainless steel were unchanged in Japan, Taiwan and South Korea in the latest week amid stable mill demand and ample supply.In addition to the UK cargo sales already known, four more continenta Read more.Simply take the price of gold, divide it by the price of silver.
Houston, 25 July (Argus) — Ohio-based Republic Steel and Virginia-based ERP Iron Ore signed a memorandum of understanding for a joint venture to produce and sell pig iron in the US.On-time train originations dropped from 86pc in the week ended on 23 Jun Read more.New York, 16 August (Argus) — Adequate near-term supplier stocks of indium ingot offset consistent demand in the latest week.
London, 14 July (Argus) — Chinese domestic steel prices slipped today after a week of strong gains, as sales slowed and futures prices fell.New York, 14 August (Argus) — US high-carbon ferro-chrome prices remained flat in the latest week amid minimal spot market demand.Houston, 31 August (Argus) — The Comex most active copper contract settled at a near three-year high Thursday as stocks and crude posted gains.
Zircon output rose by 16.1pc from a year earlier to 203,700t, rutile out Read more.By evaluating the sale price of a bar or round, you can determine which dealers charge the lowest premiums.Spreads were supported at 73-74pc of the Argus midwest transaction pri Read more.London, 30 August (Argus) — CIS basic pig iron (BPI) export prices are widely expected to push higher in the coming month, tracking upward momentum in the wider ferrous market, and potentially maintaining a premium to scrap prices.Total ferro-alloy production in August increased by 4.2pc on the year to 18,708t.The company is working to return its pickling process to f Read more.Copper concentrate production during April-June fell by 1.2pc from a year earlier to 168,000t because o Read more.The company said it will place the operation on care and maintenance at the beginn Read more.
Perth, 5 September (Argus) — Perth-headquartered base and precious metals developer Orion Minerals has applied for a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.London, 25 August (Argus) — The fall in the dollar to a one-year low against the yuan has lifted spot prices for minor metals in Europe on higher costs for Chinese exports and is increasing investment activity.Houston, 11 August (Argus) — US exports of aluminum scrap rose by 12pc in the first half of the year, despite a sharp decline in exports of used beverage cans (UBCs).Interactive chart of historical data for real (inflation-adjusted) silver prices per ounce back to 1915.Whatever the true reason for this price anomaly, investors forecast a decrease in the gold-to-silver ratio in the years to come, as a product of an increase in the value of silver.The US cobalt market was flat amid reluctance among consumers to commit to higher prices.Most regions experienced flat prices from the prior month resulting from a perceived oversupply Read more.
Chinese manufacturing contracted at its fastest rate in more than six years in August, with modest growth in Eu Read more.London, 17 August (Argus) — Kazakhstan-focused copper miner Kaz Minerals raises copper output target for this year to 235,000-260,000t as two new mines ramp up production.Houston, 11 July (Argus) — Stainless steel scrap processor buying prices were mixed Tuesday as the market remains cautious despite an upswing in LME nickel prices.Houston, 19 July (Argus) — US copper cathode premiums held unchanged in the latest week as dealers moved material into exchange warehouses.
Vehicle sales for the first six months of the year rose 1.4pc from the prior-year period to 865,161 units, the Mexican Association fo Read more.Spreads narrowed to 74-75pc of the Argus midwest transaction price from 73-75pc a week earlier.London, 16 August (Argus) — Rare earth gadolinium demand is expected to fall because of increased concerns over its toxicity in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanning technology.Houston, 22 August (Argus) — Most spreads for aluminum scrap purchased by US rolling mills weakened Tuesday as well-supplied consumers did not hike bids in step with LME prices at near-2017 highs.Houston, 13 July (Argus) — US 316 stainless steel scrap processor buying prices increased Thursday due to tight supply as dealers held out, seeking higher prices.Sao Paulo, 17 July (Argus) — Cobalt and copper production at the Tenke Fungurume site in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is unaffected after a fire on 15 July, a company spokesperson said.Houston, 9 August (Argus) — Price spreads for copper scrap held unchanged in the latest week after weakening in the three prior weeks even as the higher Comex price has driven up the all-in price and available material.Singapore, 28 August (Argus) — China will shut 6,000 non-coal mines by 2020 in a bid to reduce mining accidents, as well as improve safety controls.Houston, 8 September (Argus) — WTI crude futures fell sharply today as Hurricane Irma headed towards Florida and threatened to reduce petroleum demand across the US southeast.
US shipments rose to 152,900net tons (nt) in August from 137,900nt a year earlier, according Read more.The majority of the facilities closed were located in the central region of the US Read more.Spreads narrowed to 74-75pc of the Argus midwest transaction price from 72-73pc, as one mill b Read more.Houston, 8 August (Argus) — Vancouver-based Copper Mountain Mining sales rose by 7pc in the second quarter on higher sales price in the face of falling output because of planned mill maintenance.
Houston, 6 July (Argus) — US exports of base metal scrap rose by 8.1pc in May from a year earlier, led by gains in shipments of aluminum and copper scrap.Teck expects output of zinc in concentrate at Red Dog for the year to total 525,000-550,000m Read more.Total steel imports rose to 15.7mn net tones (1.4mn metric tonnes) year to date May from a year earlier, according to the Ame Read more.Manganese ore production totalled a record 1.93mn t in the first six months of the year, up by Read more.London, 28 July (Argus) — US-based passive components manufacturer AVX is seeing growth in demand and extended lead times for its tantalum and advanced ceramic capacitors this year.
On the Provident Metals website, spot price is quoted in U.S. dollars (USD).Mill demand in South Korea remains soft while dealer material available for sale worl Read more.Beijing, 15 September (Argus) — Asia-Pacific steel prices fell further today, as rising inventories and pollution controls in China cut the outlook for demand.