Lead has all the hallmarks of a classic bull commodity story.
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The calm before the storm, potentially.
The operation halt at two steel mills is expected to reduce pig iron output of 290,000 tonnes and steel products output of about 160,000 tonnes.
Byton already has financial backing from Chinese battery supplier Contemporary Amperex Technology Co.
Yanzhou Coal Mining Co.’s high-profile acquisition of assets in Australia last year is set to pay dividends
While the decision is final and not subject to appeal, one legal hurdle remains — Pampa Group, which controls SQM, earlier this month filed an additional appeal with Chile’s TDLC antitrust court.
Global steel production stays strong in September with Chinese furnaces blasting at near record pace and US output surging 9%.
Bolsonaro has portrayed China, its largest trading partner, as a predator looking to dominate key sectors of its economy.
The listed arm of Chinalco, China's biggest state-run aluminium producer, posted net income of 640.9 million yuan ($92.31 million) for July-September.
The combined miner plans to focus on Tier 1 assets, those producing at least 500,000 ounces of gold annually, with a mine life of more than 10 years and low costs.
The commerce department, has instructed US border officials to collect cash deposits at a margin of 231.7 percent
"Screamingly bullish" is how analysts at Citi described the Shanghai Zinc market earlier this month.
The decision means there will only be enough supply for China's domestic buyers.
Aussie mining tycoon Clive Palmer is being sued by China’s largest conglomerate, CITIC, over his alleged “refusal” to co-operate in making more land available on a major iron ore project in Western Australia.
From vacuum cleaners to electric vehicles.
Figure is fivefold increase from August, up 3,400% y/y
U.S. steel costs are higher than anywhere else in the world, they're certainly up year over year and they're up versus what we were expecting - Joe Hinrichs, Ford VP
Some 800 workers, including at the port San Juan de Marcona, have taken part in the indefinite strike after negotiations over a new contract broke down.
The logic is sound: If steel mills are given pollution restrictions, they will use the best possible quality iron ore to maximise the amount of steel produced relative to the energy consumed.
Nutrien’s executive vice-president Michael Webb, described Julio Ponce, the Chilean miner’s top shareholder and former chairman, as a “hypocrite” and urged him to “look beyond himself."
He is said to have already begun training three to four people to succeed him in the job.
Brazil's Vale expects the EV revolution to boost battery market nickel demand to as much as 700,000 tons in 2025, from just 36,000 tons this year.
A rock burst at around 11 p.m. on Saturday destroyed part of a water drainage tunnel in a coal mine.
NMC cathodes currently account for nearly 28% of global EV sales, forecast to grow to 63% by 2027.
China ready to bring on the heat as the official heating season starts on Nov. 15.