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US-China need new trade framework, says former negotiator

The world’s two biggest economies need to agree on a new framework that will allow both of their economic systems to co-exist.

Directors at Russia’s En+ working with Rothschild to get firm off US blacklist -source

U.S. banks worked on the En+ initial public offering in November, but some have taken a step back since the sanctions.

Canada mulls aid for steel, aluminum industry after US tariffs

Canada's cabinet on Monday discussed how to protect the domestic steel and aluminum industry from U.S. tariffs.

Trump aide: Canada trade row a "family quarrel", Trudeau overreacting

The United States said it was moving ahead with tariffs on aluminum and steel imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union.

Talks end with China warning trade benefits at risk if U.S. imposes tariffs

China says implementing tariffs will void agreements.

Rio Tinto completes sale of Australian coal asset

As soon as the sale was completed, Rio received $150 million in cash and is set to get an unconditional cash payment of $50 million due in 12 months.

US aluminium tariffs; collateral damage and a missed target: Andy Home

Aluminium in particular shows why tariffs are such a poor trade weapon.

Trump tell allies to fix trade after US tariffs strike

Trump's tariffs on Washington's closest allies also drew condemnation at home from Republican lawmakers and the country's main business lobbying group.

Need junk? Scrap-metal dealers hunting users after China ban

In early May, China implemented a 30-day ban on all scrap-copper imports, part of wider limits on all sorts of imported waste.

US allies hit back at Washington's steel, aluminum tariffs

The US on Thursday said it will impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports from Canada, Mexico and the EU, reigniting fears of a global trade war.

Ivorian miner seeks $375m bauxite venture with Sumitomo

Neighboring Guinea is now China’s largest supplier of bauxite after overtaking Australia in 2017.

Billionaire's battered miner may face investor, political unrest

A combination of bad news across its operating industries has made Vedanta one of the biggest losers this year among the 10-member S&P BSE India Metal Index.

China metals companies trade on Shanghai exchange's new platform

It will expand to include more commodities, including zinc, lead, nickel, tin and silver, in the next step.

Chinalco closes gap on top aluminium producer Hongqiao via Yunnan deal

Yunnan Metallurgical Group, which controls Yunnan Aluminium Co Ltd, will be merged into China Copper Co, a joint venture between Chinalco and the Yunnan provincial government.

Trump metals tariffs make Granite City great again, but at what cost?

The United States Steel Corp is re-hiring or recruiting around 500 workers as it readies for production in mid-June at a blast furnace it idled in 2015.

Sanctioned tycoon Deripaska resigns as director of his firm Rusal

Deripaska is now actively preparing the next step: reducing his stake in En+, the group which controls Rusal.

Trump "victories" on trade are anything but

As the year has progressed, the underbrush has gotten thornier, Trump's progress on trade has slowed, and now it has likely stopped altogether.

Agarwal wants to build Indian commodity giant to rival majors

Despite its insatiable appetite for materials, India is yet to impose itself among the mining heavyweights like Australia, China or even the U.K.

Sanctions-hit tycoon Deripaska asks Kremlin to buy some of his aluminium -source

Washington said the sanctions were designed to punish Moscow for its alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

What are "critical" minerals and what is the US going to do about them?: Andy Home

The Trump administration is strategizing to reduce import reliance for metals "critical to the economic and national security of the United States."

EU heads discuss bold-or-fold strategy toward Trump tariffs

European leaders sought unity on Wednesday toward threatened U.S. import tariffs on steel and aluminium, balancing the views of those most fearful of a trade war and those determined not to be bullied into concessions.

Supercycle may be setting up for higher commodity demand

Conditions may be in place for increased demand and increased prices for a number of commodities including natural gas, copper, aluminum, and gold.

Votorantim swings to profit on higher metal prices

Votorantim said profit was also boosted by sales growth in its aluminum and cement businesses.

Canada / U.S. big players announce world’s first carbon-free aluminum smelting process

Alcoa and Rio Tinto announced the launching of Elysis, a joint venture company whose goal is to push towards commercial production a newly discovered, carbon-free aluminum smelting process.

Alcoa ready to resume labor talks for Canada aluminum smelter

The smelter, which produces some 430,000 metric tonnes of aluminum annually, has been operating at reduced capacity by non-union workers since Jan. 11.