China Mining News

Chalco Q1 profits fall 19.4 pct on lower aluminium prices

Chalco produced approximately 3.61 million tonnes of aluminium last year, according to a filing to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission last week.

Mining firms from China to Canada watch as Greenland holds election

China already actively seeking opportunities.

Commodities are flashing a once-in-a-generation buy signal

Since the commodities supercycle unwound nearly 10 years ago, many investors have been waiting for the right conditions to trigger mean reversion and lift prices.

Mining firms from China to Canada watch as Greenland holds election

Chinese interest in Greenland comes after Beijing expressed ambitions to form a "Polar Silk Road" by developing shipping lanes opened up by global warming.

Bolivia nearing deal on partner to develop lithium – minister

The South American nation hopes to sign a deal with a foreign partner after a decade of state-led development left output far short of goals for the metal.

China, the highly problematic saviour of the global aluminium market? Andy Home

As supply fears grow, the market's attention is turning to China as a potential source of aluminium.

Australia's Pilbara Minerals to ship first spodumene cargo to China in Aug

Spodumene is a mineral mined as a source of lithium, a key ingredient in electric vehicle batteries, for which China is the world's biggest market.

U.S. Commerce Dept finds aluminum sheet imports from China subsidized

The government agency calculated preliminary subsidy margins ranging from 31.20 to 113.30 percent of the value of the imported common alloy aluminum sheet.

Chinese iron ore off 10-mth low on March output data

The world's biggest steel maker last month churned out a total of 73.98 million tonnes of steel, up 4.5 percent from a year ago.

EU demands compensation for U.S. steel tariffs at WTO

In a step already taken by China, the EU said it did not accept the "national security" justification for the U.S. tariffs.

Chinese investors key as cobalt price hits month low

Cobalt27 CEO lines up Chinese automaker deals, ponders HK listing: “There is a lot of interest and it is natural because it is where all this will happen”.

Global bauxite production to grow: BMI

A new report issued by BMI research states that global bauxite production growth will accelerate over the coming years.

Copper, iron ore prices gain on robust Chinese imports

China's copper imports bounce back in the first quarter and is now up more than 7% year-on-year and iron ore shipments remain on pace for another record.

Demand in India picks up ahead of festival

Next week Indians will be celebrating the annual festival of Akshaya Tritiya, when buying gold is considered auspicious.

China to allow foreign investors to trade iron ore futures starting May 4 -regulator

China is the world's biggest consumer of iron ore, the raw material for manufacturing steel.

CMOC Intl CEO Madhavpeddi leaves mining giant

The parent group's Executive Chairman Chaochun Li has replaced him as acting CEO.

Impact of electric cars in medium-term copper demand ‘overrated’, experts say

Increasing disposable income in emerging economies and the adoption of greener technologies, are the two factors to drive most of the expected increased demand in copper during the next five years.

Eurasian Resources Group: market outlook 2018

The past couple of months have featured a broad retracement of the metals complex, away from the recent highs.

Coal dead? Peak oil demand? Five takes on fossil fuels' future

Mining mogul Bob Murray offered a passionate defense of coal, asserting that we’d all “die in the dark” without it.

Can China fill aluminium shortage after Rusal sanctioned?

International prices, which have shot up more than 10 percent since the sanctions were announced, will have to rise further to lure exports from China.

Why diamond trading slowed down in March

Rapaport expects polished trading to continue slowing in the coming months.

Korea's LG Chem to set up battery material JVs with China's Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt

LG Chem to raise $224.8 mln by 2020 to set up two JVs.

`Nervous' investors pile into gold ETFs as global tensions mount

Anxious investors from Germany to China are seeking shelter in gold ETFs.

China utilities plan new coal import price index to curb volatility

Even as China's government tries to cut the use of dirty fuels, coal still accounts for a majority of the country's power.

Palladium's slide from record high hits solid floor

Palladium's 20 percent fall from its January record high has put the metal in bear market territory.