Copper concentrate supply looser, scrap tighter: Aurubis

May 15, 2013 | 12:37 PM | Mark Burton

Tags  Aurubis, copper concentrates, copper scrap, copper products, mine supply, Mark Burton

LONDON — Aurubis AG saw a loosening in copper concentrate supply during its fiscal first half ended March 31 as mine supply picked up, leading to a 10-percent increase in realized treatment and refining charges (TCs/RCs) during the period.

Simultaneously, lower copper prices—which in part reflected that increased mine supply—created a "perceptibly tighter" copper scrap market during the period, Aurubis said May 14. ....





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