Houston, 6 February (Argus) — Comex copper prices rose Monday amid expectations union members at the Escondida mine in Chile may break off talks with BHP Billiton and renew their plans to strike.London, 26 January (Argus) — CIS export basic pig iron prices have declined this week, dragged lower by the sudden sharp drop in Turkish scrap import prices — albeit with some Russian sellers proving reluctant to give in to pressure and lower their offer levels, market participants said.Houston, 1 February (Argus) — US copper cathode premiums were unchanged this week while consumers are looking to extend deliveries to later dates.
Get the latest crude oil brent price for September 2011 as well as the lastest prices for other major commodities at NASDAQ.com.Houston, 10 March (Argus) — US bulk export yard collection prices rose for a fifth week amid rising bulk prices to Turkey and Asia.Houston, 17 January (Argus) — Premiums for copper cathodes fell in Shanghai trade and were flat in Europe in the latest week amid thin, post-holiday trade.New York, 9 March (Argus) — US production of silicon and silicon alloys fell by 8.5pc during 2016 from a year earlier.The company sold 1.1mn net tons (nt) of steel in 2016, flat from a year earlier.There is now a strong market consensus that the Turkish Read more.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.Houston, 20 March (Argus) — US raw steel production increased by 3.7pc in the latest week, sending year to date production up by 3.7pc. Output in week ended 18 March rose to 1.75n net tons (nt) (1.58mn metric tonnes) from 1.69mn nt a year earlier, with capacity utilization up to 73.7pc Read more.London, 2 February (Argus) — The OECD has confirmed that it will act as a key facilitator of a new Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity, which was launched by the G20 in December.
Crude Glycerine Price, Crude Glycerine Price Suppliers andJohannesburg, 20 March (Argus) — AIM-listed Africa-focused metals developer Premier African Minerals is on track to produce wolframite, the principal ore of tungsten, at its RHA Tungsten project in Zimbabwe before the end of March.New York, 14 March (Argus) — Cobalt prices moved up for a tenth straight week on falling availability of metal.
Houston, 30 January (Argus) — US zinc premiums held for a second week even as stockpiles have been dropping every day this month amid ongoing mine curtailments.Houston, 23 December (Argus) — US stainless steel producers have increased nickel based surcharges for January shipments of 304 and 316 material on rising nickel, chrome and ferrous prices.Turkish steel mills have not been importing any scrap amid waning expectations of scrap Read more.Stocks fell as a result of fewer shipments and a substantial increase in consumer demand.London, 17 March (Argus) — Copper prices rose this week on a falling dollar and a supportive outlook for the US economy given by the Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen as she announced higher US interest rates on 15 March.North American sales rose to 1.8mn metric tonnes (t) from 1.76mn t a year earlier, led higher by increased sales of cold rolled and galvanized steel produ Read more.European prices have ended 2016 at their highest level since January 2015, while the Chinese market reache Read more.It will process its first third party chrome and PGM material b Read more.
Houston, 4 January (Argus) — Spreads for used aluminum beverage cans strengthened this week as consumers continued to build inventory for winter months and the Argus midwest transaction price fell to its lowest level since November.Lower prices are prompting dealers to hold out until prices rebound.The company said its 2016 output totalled 23,119t, within its revised Read more.Total investment in the rail sector last year was Yn801.50bn, with the addition of 3,281km of new tracks.Houston, 15 March (Argus) — Canadian service center shipments of aluminum were 10pc lower in February compared with a year earlier, as inventories were off by 1.7pc. Shipments fell to 9,300nt in February from 10,300nt in the prior year, according to the latest data from the Illinois-bas Read more.Houston, 15 February (Argus) — US copper cathode premiums were unchanged in the latest week as Escondida miners were one week into a strike while cathode dealers who had expected an uptick in February are still waiting.Output in the latest week rose to 1.72mn net tons (nt) (1.56mn metric tonnes) from 1.67mn nt a year earlier, according to the American Iron and Steel Institute (AIS Read more.London, 24 February (Argus) — Nickel prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME) dropped on lower Chinese demand and a smaller deficit in the market than previously anticipated.Houston, 28 February (Argus) — Copper scrap prices were mostly unchanged in Europe while bare bright scrap fell in South Korea in the latest week amid readily available supply.
Houston, 7 March (Argus) — Stainless scrap processor buying prices were unchanged Tuesday as nickel exchange prices have traded in a tight range in recent days.London, 15 March (Argus) — Figures from the Chinese National Bureau of Statistics showed that the Chinese industrial sector continued to grow in February, but government action on subsidy fraud has significantly affected the production of new energy vehicles.Houston, 8 February (Argus) — US exports of copper scrap fell by 2.2pc in 2016 from the prior year, led by declines in No. 2 copper, yellow brass and bare bright.Houston, 15 March (Argus) — Crude futures rose as the IEA flagged a looming supply deficit and the dollar fell.
Crude Oil prices displayed in Trading Economics are based on over-the-counter (OTC) and contract.Houston, 8 February (Argus) — US Cu: Scrap spreads weaken with competition Bare bright spreads weakened for a second consecutive week as needs are muted and dealers are fighting for limited sales opportunities.Sao Paulo, 13 March (Argus) — Leading Brazilian ferro-chrome producer Ferbasa produced 150,250t of chrome alloys in 2016, a 13.4pc decrease on the previous twelve months as the company adjusted to a new electricity supply contract.
Southeastern imports are on pace to have a record year as import totals this summer are expected to exceed the Read more.Trevali will acquire an 80pc stake in the Rosah Pinah mine, in Namibia, and a 90pc stake in Read more.Cape Town, 6 February (Argus) — The re-start of the Munali nickel mine in southern Zambia will be closely linked to a further reduction in global nickel stockpiles, chief executive of Consolidated Nickel Mines (CNM), Simon Purkiss, said at the Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape T Read more.Houston, 5 January (Argus) — WTI crude futures rose today in a volatile session after the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported a larger-than-expected draw in domestic crude stocks and swelling refined product inventories.Perth, 12 January (Argus) — Swedish mining and smelting group Boliden is extending the life of its Tara zinc mine in Ireland through a proposed development of the Tara Deep project and an enlarged tailings dam.Eighty-six samples across an 8km area have returned grades of up to 72 parts per million lithium, 39.3 ppm tantalum a Read more.New York, 9 February (Argus) — US ferro-titanium prices were up for a third week amid tightening scrap and offshore alloy supplies.