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  • US Mag plans to challenge EPA superfund designation Nov 03, 2009

    US Magnesium LLC said it will challenge the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s addition of its site in Tooele County, Utah, to the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund sites.

  • Aluminum shipments fall in qtr. Nov 03, 2009

    Shipments of primary aluminum by North American producers totaled nearly 1.16 million tonnes in the third quarter, down 3.4 percent from second-quarter shipments and off 16.2 percent from a year earlier, according to data from the Aluminum Association.

  • Lead premiums hold firm in slow mart Nov 03, 2009

    Demand in the North American lead market remains sluggish, but rising primary prices and freight costs mean premiums are holding firm, market sources said.

  • RTI sees sponge costs down 15% in 2010; logs 3d-qtr. loss Nov 03, 2009

    RTI International Metals Inc. will be paying 15 percent less for its titanium sponge in 2010 vs. this year, the company’s top executive said this week.

  • US manganese alloy tags slip, demand picture said clouded Nov 03, 2009

    U.S. manganese alloy prices have softened but still remain a bit firmer than several other ferroalloys, which have experienced price corrections during the past month.

  • Novelis hikes some Europe items Nov 03, 2009

    Novelis Inc. has announced a price increase on some aluminum coil and sheet standard products sold to European distributors and industrial customers.

  • Defense stockpile’s cobalt sales resume in fiscal 2010 Nov 03, 2009

    The U.S. Defense National Stockpile Center (DNSC) has resumed sales of cobalt following the signing of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2010, which began Oct. 1.

  • Novelis says N. American demand flat Nov 03, 2009

    Novelis Inc. said Tuesday it sees a split in geographical demand, with Chinese and other Asian markets outstripping “essentially flat” demand in North America.

  • Luvata opens copper tube, pipe operation in Mexico Nov 03, 2009

    Finland’s Luvata Group officially opened its first copper tube and pipe production facility in Mexico Tuesday.

  • Novelis says N. American demand flat Nov 03, 2009

    Novelis Inc. said Tuesday it sees a split in geographical demand, with Chinese and other Asian markets outstripping “essentially flat” demand in North America.

  • North American aluminum shipments fall in qtr. Nov 03, 2009

    Shipments of primary aluminum by North American producers totaled nearly 1.16 million tonnes in the third quarter, down 3.4 percent from second-quarter shipments and off 16.2 percent from a year earlier, according to data from the Aluminum Association.

  • US Mag plans to challenge EPA superfund designation Nov 03, 2009

    US Magnesium LLC said it will challenge the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s addition of its site in Tooele County, Utah, to the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund sites.

  • Luvata opens copper tube plant in Mexico Nov 03, 2009

    Finland’s Luvata Group officially opened its first copper tube and pipe production facility in Mexico Tuesday.

  • Lead premiums holding firm in slow market Nov 03, 2009

    Demand in the North American lead market remains sluggish, but rising primary prices and freight costs mean premiums are holding firm, market sources said.

  • DNSC resumes cobalt sales Nov 03, 2009

    The U.S. Defense National Stockpile Center (DNSC) has resumed sales of cobalt following the signing of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2010, which began Oct. 1.

  • Novelis swings to $195M profit in qtr. Nov 03, 2009

    Novelis Inc. posted a net income of $195 million in its fiscal second quarter ended Sept. 30, in contrast to a net loss of $104 million in the same period last year, despite net sales that dropped 26.3 percent to $2.18 billion.

  • Inmet names Tilk as chief exec Nov 02, 2009

    Inmet Mining Corp. has announced that Jochen Tilk, president and chief operating officer, has been appointed chief executive officer, taking over from Richard Ross, who is retiring after more than 20 years with the Toronto-based copper-zinc-gold miner

  • U.S. Antimony signs supply deal Nov 02, 2009

    U.S. Antimony Corp. has signed an exclusive supply agreement with the owner of the Soyatal antimony district in Queretaro, Mexico, to provide material for the company’s recently commissioned smelter in Coahuila.

  • Antimony, indium prices ease down Nov 02, 2009

    After racing up to near one-year highs, antimony and indium prices have throttled back as hesitant buyers hold out for cheaper material.

  • Grupo Mexico labor woes costing billions, USW says Nov 02, 2009

    The United Steelworkers union, in a letter to investors of Grupo Mexico SA de CV and its Southern Copper Corp. (SCC) subsidiary, alleges that the companies’ mismanagement of labor relations has cost shareholders more than $2 billion in operating income.

  • Eramet Marietta secures power deal through 2018 Nov 02, 2009

    An arrangement for Columbus Southern Power Co. to provide power to Eramet Marietta Inc. through 2018 has been approved by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

  • US ferrovanadium prices drift lower Nov 02, 2009

    The market is generally accepting lower spot ferrovanadium prices due to little consumer buying, although most participants are guardedly optimistic that there will be a gradual demand recovery in 2010.

  • Novelis hikes some European product prices Nov 02, 2009

    Novelis Inc. has announced a price increase on some aluminum coil and sheet standard products sold to European distributors and industrial customers.

  • Eramet Marietta secures power through 2018 Nov 02, 2009

    An arrangement for Columbus Southern Power Co. to provide power to Eramet Marietta Inc. through 2018 has been approved by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

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