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  • Copper hits fresh highs behind China data, supply concerns Dec 21, 2010

    Copper surged to new record highs in New York on Tuesday as fresh supply issues triggered by the force majeure at Collahuasi were magnified by data showing Chinese copper demand growth.

  • Protests continue as General Moly secures part of Mt. Hope funds Dec 21, 2010

    General Moly Inc. has secured the first phase of funding from its new Chinese shareholder Sichuan Hanlong (Group) Co. Ltd. amid continued protests to and delays in securing water permits for its Mount Hope molybdenum project in Eureka County, Nev.

  • Horsehead to resume full output of zinc oxide in January Dec 21, 2010

    Horsehead Holding Corp. expects to return zinc oxide production at its Monaca, Pa., facility to pre-incident levels in early January after restarting its sixth furnace.

  • Horsehead to resume full output of zinc oxide in early Jan. Dec 21, 2010

    Horsehead Holding Corp. expects to return zinc oxide production at its Monaca, Pa., facility to pre-incident levels in early January after restarting its sixth furnace.

  • Protests continue as General Moly secures part of Mt. Hope funds Dec 21, 2010

    General Moly Inc. has secured the first phase of funding from its new Chinese shareholder Sichuan Hanlong (Group) Co. Ltd. amid continued protests to and delays in securing water permits for its Mount Hope molybdenum project in Eureka County, Nev.

  • Antofagasta venture to buy Minnesota copper deposit Dec 20, 2010

    Antofagasta Plc and Duluth Metals Ltd. have agreed to buy Franconia Minerals Corp. in a Canadian $77-million ($75.7-million) deal aimed at increasing their presence in the mineral-rich complex of eastern Minnesota.

  • Antofagasta venture to buy Minn. copper miner Dec 20, 2010

    Antofagasta Plc and Duluth Metals Ltd. have agreed to buy Franconia Minerals Corp. in a Canadian $77-million ($75.7-million) deal aimed at increasing their presence in the mineral-rich complex of eastern Minnesota.

  • Force majeure on Collahuasi copper sales Dec 20, 2010

    Chile’s Cia. Minera Dona Ines de Collahuasi SCM (Collahuasi) on Monday declared a force majeure suspension on its copper concentrate sales contracts “until further notice” following an incident over the weekend that killed three maintenance workers at its Patache port.

  • Norilsk to sell 8 percent stake to Trafigura Dec 20, 2010

    MMC Norilsk Nickel will offer American Depositary Receipts to independent oil and metals trader Trafigura totaling 8 percent of the Russian company’s share capital.

  • Crucible plans quarterly stainless bar surcharges Dec 17, 2010

    Crucible Industries LLC will switch to a quarterly surcharge for its stainless bar products as of Jan. 1, Dan O’Leary, the company’s national sales manager, told AMM.

  • Zinc premiums hold firm on demand Dec 17, 2010

    U.S. zinc premiums are holding firm around 5 cents per pound supported by stronger demand, rising costs and tighter availability.

  • US zinc premiums hold firm on stronger demand, tighter availability Dec 17, 2010

    U.S. zinc premiums are holding firm around 5 cents per pound supported by stronger demand, rising costs and tighter availability.

  • Capstone aims to recover from setbacks Dec 17, 2010

    Capstone Mining Corp. expects copper output to recover next year following the production problems that plagued the company in 2010.

  • Uniti wins major CP titanium order Dec 17, 2010

    Uniti LLC has secured its largest order to date as the U.S.-Russian joint venture was chosen to supply commercially pure (CP) titanium for a Saudi Arabian desalination plant, apparently winning market share from a competitive material.

  • Uniti wins major CP titanium order Dec 17, 2010

    Uniti LLC has secured its largest order to date as the U.S.-Russian joint venture was chosen to supply commercially pure (CP) titanium for a Saudi Arabian desalination plant, apparently winning market share from a competitive material.

  • Cheap Indian imports keep US ferrochrome pricing steady Dec 17, 2010

    Increased imports from India have kept the U.S. high-carbon ferrochrome market steady as traders reported business mostly at the lower end of AMM’s range of $1.29 to $1.35 per pound.

  • Royal Nickel aims to fund Dumont mine through IPO Dec 17, 2010

    Royal Nickel Corp. completed an initial public offering (IPO) Thursday that will help finance the Dumont nickel sulfide deposit in the Val d’Or region of Quebec.

  • Capstone Mining aims to recover from 2010 production setbacks Dec 17, 2010

    Capstone Mining Corp. expects copper output to recover next year following the production problems that plagued the company in 2010.

  • Indian imports keep ferrochrome prices steady Dec 17, 2010

    Increased imports from India have kept the U.S. high-carbon ferrochrome market steady as traders reported business mostly at the lower end of AMM’s range of $1.29 to $1.35 per pound.

  • Commerce lowers duty on Tianjin magnesium imports Dec 17, 2010

    Imports of pure magnesium from Tianjin Magnesium International Co. Ltd. (TMI) to the United States in 2008 and 2009 will incur an anti-dumping duty of 0.73 percent, according to the final results of a review by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

  • Royal Nickel aims to fund Dumont mine through IPO Dec 17, 2010

    Royal Nickel Corp. completed an initial public offering (IPO) Thursday that will help finance the Dumont nickel sulfide deposit in the Val d’Or region of Quebec.

  • Commerce lowers dumping duty on TMI pure magnesium imports to 0.73% Dec 17, 2010

    Imports of pure magnesium from Tianjin Magnesium International Co. Ltd. (TMI) to the United States in 2008 and 2009 will incur an anti-dumping duty of 0.73 percent, according to the final results of a review by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

  • US brass mill products trade deficit rises in October CBFC Dec 16, 2010

    The U.S. trade deficit for brass mill products widened in October, according to the latest figures from the Washington-based Copper and Brass Fabricators Council (CBFC).

  • ETF to list metal products in 1st qtr. Dec 16, 2010

    ETF Securities USA LLC will start trading its physically backed exchange traded funds (ETFs) in aluminum, zinc and lead in the first quarter of 2011, Scott Thompson, head of sales, told a news conference Thursday.

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