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  • Tin hits 1-week high, premiums steady Nov 05, 2009

    Tin futures closed at a one-week high on the London Metal Exchange Thursday, but physical premiums held steady amid a weak spot market, sources said.

  • Tin futures hit one-week high on LME, but US premiums hold steady Nov 05, 2009

    Tin futures closed at a one-week high on the London Metal Exchange Thursday, but physical premiums held steady amid a weak spot market, sources said.

  • Copper tube makers seek halt to US probe Nov 05, 2009

    Copper tube makers from China and Mexico have asked the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and U.S. Commerce Department to suspend an investigation into anti-dumping violations, alleging that claims of injury to domestic industry are unsupported.

  • Chinese, Mexican tube makers seeking halt to US anti-dumping probe Nov 05, 2009

    Copper tube makers from China and Mexico have asked the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and U.S. Commerce Department to suspend an investigation into anti-dumping violations, alleging that claims of injury to domestic industry are unsupported.

  • Dow Corning buys Globe silicon assets Nov 05, 2009

    Globe Specialty Metals Inc. has formed a joint venture at its silicon metal facility in Alloy, W.Va., and has sold outright its Brazilian operation to Dow Corning Corp.

  • Dow Corning buys some Globe silicon assets Nov 05, 2009

    Globe Specialty Metals Inc. has formed a joint venture at its silicon metal facility in Alloy, W.Va., and has sold outright its Brazilian operation to Dow Corning Corp.

  • Alcoa rebuilding Cleveland press to preserve aerospace role Nov 05, 2009

    Alcoa Inc. has decided to rebuild its largest aerospace forging press, ending 15 months of uncertainty over the fate of the critical piece of equipment and likely preserving its long-term role on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF).

  • Ferrochrome prices seen steady through 4th quarter Nov 05, 2009

    The U.S. ferrochrome market remains in a holding pattern as smaller buyers and the strong South African rand prop up prices in the face of lethargic North American stainless and specialty steel demand.

  • Ferrochrome prices seen steady through 4th quarter Nov 05, 2009

    The U.S. ferrochrome market remains in a holding pattern as smaller buyers and the strong South African rand prop up prices in the face of lethargic North American stainless and specialty steel demand.

  • Fortune Minerals picks Saskatchewan site for processor Nov 05, 2009

    Canadian miner Fortune Minerals Ltd. has selected a site near Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, for the construction of a new hydrometallurgical processing plant.

  • Noranda renames St. Ann Bauxite Nov 04, 2009

    Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. has changed the name of its Jamaican bauxite operation to Noranda Bauxite Ltd. from St. Ann Bauxite Ltd. The name change, announced in an advertisement in a Jamaican newspaper, reflects a recent change in ownership.

  • Mirabela’s Brazil mine produces first nickel concentrate Nov 04, 2009

    Mirabela Nickel Ltd. has produced the first nickel concentrate from the Santa Rita project in Brazil. The Perth, Australia-based company said that more than 119,000 tonnes of ore has been crushed and about 42,000 tonnes of ore has been milled.

  • Government ups 2010 beryllium budget Nov 04, 2009

    Congress has increased the 2010 budget to secure high-purity beryllium metal to $85 million from $50 million, according to a provision in the recently approved National Defense Authorization Act.

  • Judge to decide if Century can cut benefits Nov 04, 2009

    Century Aluminum of West Virginia Inc. has filed a request for declaratory relief with a federal court in an attempt to seek a legal judgment as to whether its decision to modify and in some cases terminate retiree benefits was valid.

  • Moly prices decline but bottom seen Nov 04, 2009

    U.S. molybdenum pricing remains volatile, but many in the trade believe that a floor has been established on the back of another market dip.

  • HudBay’s earnings soar to $18.8M in 3d qtr. Nov 04, 2009

    Thanks to higher gold prices and cost cutting, HudBay Minerals Inc.’s net income soared to nearly Canadian $20 million ($18.8 million) in the third quarter from C$2.8 million in the same period last year despite a 21.3-percent decline in revenue to C$194.6 million ($183.1 million) from C$247.4 million.

  • HudBay’s earnings soar to $18.8M in 3d qtr. Nov 04, 2009

    Thanks to higher gold prices and cost cutting, HudBay Minerals Inc.’s net income soared to nearly Canadian $20 million ($18.8 million) in the third quarter from C$2.8 million in the same period last year despite a 21.3-percent decline in revenue to C$194.6 million ($183.1 million) from C$247.4 million.

  • Judge to decide if Century Aluminum can cut retirees’ benefits Nov 04, 2009

    Century Aluminum of West Virginia Inc. has filed a request for declaratory relief with a federal court in an attempt to seek a legal judgment as to whether its decision to modify and in some cases terminate retiree benefits was valid.

  • Alcan lowers ingot, billet tags Nov 04, 2009

    Rio Tinto Alcan, Montreal, has trimmed its aluminum remelt ingot price to 94 cents per pound and its billet price to $1.06 per pound for November, both down 2 cents from September. The change reflects a decrease in aluminum demand, which traditionally is weaker in the fourth quarter.

  • Alcan lowers ingot, billet tags Nov 04, 2009

    Rio Tinto Alcan, Montreal, has trimmed its aluminum remelt ingot price to 94 cents per pound and its billet price to $1.06 per pound for November, both down 2 cents. The change reflects a decrease in aluminum demand, which traditionally is weaker in the fourth quarter.

  • Gov’t ups 2010 beryllium budget by 70% Nov 04, 2009

    Congress has increased the 2010 budget to secure high-purity beryllium metal 70 percent to $85 million from $50 million, according to a provision in the recently approved National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

  • Mirabela’s Brazil mine produces first nickel concentrate Nov 04, 2009

    Mirabela Nickel Ltd. has produced the first nickel concentrate from the Santa Rita project in Brazil.

  • Noranda Aluminum renames St. Ann Bauxite Nov 04, 2009

    Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. has changed the name of its Jamaican bauxite operation to Noranda Bauxite Ltd. from St. Ann Bauxite Ltd.

  • Moly prices drift lower but bottom seen Nov 04, 2009

    U.S. molybdenum pricing remains volatile, but many in the trade believe that a floor has been established on the back of another market dip.

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