Base metal stocks Articles

Base Metals Mining Companies Listed in All Countries

2019-03-20 / Staff reporter

Compare(Show all)CompanyTickerLast Price (native)Change (native)Change (%)Day LowDay High52 Week Low52 Week HighVolumeMC (M CAD$)  BHP Billiton Ltd.BHP.AX37.59-0.240-0.64%37.0237.4428.1338.201,540,891260,457.0  Rio Tinto Ltd.RIO.AX94.75-1.850-1.95%92.2593.0169.4197.29364,160111,166.0  Vale S.A.VALE13.280.4203.16%13.3713.9810.8916.1342,430,88293,793.4  Anglo...Read More

Base Metals Historical Price Data

Mar 20, 2019 / FocusEconomics

2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  Aluminium2020.88  1845.86  1867.48  1663.69  1604.6  Alumina472  406.26  410.9  377.2  310.14  Copper7954.23  7330.44  6863.26  5508.57  4871.3  Nickel17522.38  ...Read More

GLOBAL ALUMINIUM WRAP: Japan, Korea supply tightness pushes premiums up

March 20, 2019 / Staff reporter

Aluminium premiums in Japan and South Korea were on an uptrend on Tuesday March 19, due to supply tightness throughout the East Asian region, while premiums elsewhere in the world were supported by a wide contango on the London Metal Exchange. Port congestion in Japan pushes premiums higher; premiums in South Korea shoot up due to lack of supply in LME warehouses LME spreads support Rotterdam alum...Read More

WEEKLY BASE METAL PREMIUMS REPORT 19/03

March 20, 2019 / Staff reporter

A summary of base metals premiums from across the globe for the week to Tuesday March 19.Please click...Read More

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 19/03: LME aluminium price up 1.3% despite rewarranting

March 20, 2019 / Staff reporter

Aluminium's three-month price on the London Metal Exchange rose by more than 1% at the close of trading on Tuesday March 19, with a large rewarranting of just under 100,000 tonnes doing little to curb an upswing that saw the metal's price close at a three-month high of $1,946 per tonne.Total volumes traded in aluminium topped the complex, with more than 18,000 lots changing hands by the close, the...Read More

Cyber attack halts part of Norsk Hydro's rolling, extrusion ops but impact 'minimal' - CFO

March 20, 2019 / Staff reporter

A cyber attack on Norwegian aluminium group Norsk Hydro caused temporary halts on its rolling and extrusion operations, chief financial officer Eivind Kallevik said on Tuesday March 19.Output reductions, however, are minimal for now. The producer is working to comply with customers' orders during the day and deliveries have not yet been affected, he noted.Every unit was isolated from the company's...Read More

GLOBAL MANGANESE WRAP: High-grade ore prices jump on higher offers; European alloy prices supported by Eskom load shedding

March 20, 2019 / Staff reporter

High-grade manganese ore producers returned to the market with higher offer prices in the week ended Friday March 15, while low grade prices held steady; In Europe, alloy prices rose on the news of load shedding in South Africa and the resultant pressure on production. 44% manganese ore price rose after producers raise offers.37% prices stable in balanced market.Indian silico-manganese prices ris...Read More

Aluminium producer Hydro under cyber attack; full impact still unknown

March 20, 2019 / Staff reporter

Major Norwegian aluminium producer Hydro has switched to manual operations at some of its facilities due to a cyber attack, the company said on Tuesday March 19. "Hydro became victim of an extensive cyber attack in the early hours of Tuesday, impacting operations in several of the company's business areas," Hydro said. "IT systems in most business areas are impacted and Hydro is switching to manua...Read More

DAILY SCRAP REPORT: Firm offers keep Turkish mills out of deep-sea scrap market

March 20, 2019 / Staff reporter

Turkish steel producers continued to remain out of the deep-sea ferrous scrap markets while suppliers kept their offers firm, sources told Fastmarkets on Tuesday March 19.Market participants said that suppliers in the United States kept their offers at $330 per tonne cfr for HMS 1&2 (80:20), but the steel producers in Turkey were only willing to pay $315 per tonne for the same material."US supplie...Read More

METALS MORNING VIEW 19/03: Metals prices unchanged to slightly higher; awaiting fresh direction from US/China trade talks

March 20, 2019 / Staff reporter

Three-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were for the most part firmer this morning, Tuesday March 19.The exceptions were lead and tin that were little changed, while the rest were up by an average of 0.5%. Copper prices were up by 0.4% at $6,462 per tonne, compared with $6,433 per tonne at Monday's close.Volume was average, with 6,236 lots traded on LME Select as at 6.51am...Read More

GULF FLAT STEEL IMPORTS: Most prices increase, CRC falls

March 20, 2019 / Staff reporter

The price for flat steel products imported into the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia mostly increased over the past week due to increased production costs, Fastmarkets heard on Tuesday March 19.End-user demand has been weak, so buyers were unwilling to place large-tonnage orders, sources told Fastmarkets. At the same time, production costs have been rising and placing upward pressure on the f...Read More

China CRC, HDG export prices strengthen further on higher offers, costlier HRC

March 20, 2019 / Staff reporter

Export prices for Chinese cold-rolled coil (CRC) and hot-dipped galvanized coil (HDG) rose for the sixth consecutive week on Tuesday March 19. Mills increased their offers again on steady domestic demand in China amid the ongoing winter production cuts, and costlier hot-rolled coil feedstock also helped to push up the prices, sources said. Fastmarkets' daily fob China HRC Index stood at...Read More

CHINA HRC: Sellers maintain prices on robust demand ahead of VAT cut

March 20, 2019 / Staff reporter

Chinese hot-rolled coil sellers kept prices steady on Tuesday March 19 on robust domestic demand ahead of a decrease of the country's value-added tax.DomesticEastern China (Shanghai): 3,850-3,870 yuan ($573-576) per tonne, widening downward by 10 yuan per tonneNorthern China (Tianjin): 3,810-3,830 yuan per tonne, unchangedPrices were largely stable in both eastern and northern China, with buyers s...Read More

GULF STEEL BILLET, REBAR: Prices continue stable with no change in demand

March 20, 2019 / Staff reporter

Price assessments for steel rebar and billet in the United Arab Emirates were stable this week while demand remained only moderate, sources told Fastmarkets on Tuesday March 19.Local rebar producers rolled over their domestic prices for rebar last week.Rebar importsOman was offering rebar for import into its neighboring state at $530-535 per tonne cpt UAE and a few deals were heard within that ran...Read More

CHINA REBAR: Prices rise further on good weather

March 20, 2019 / Staff reporter

China's domestic rebar prices edged up further on Tuesday March 19 on steady end-user demand amid favorable weather. Domestic Eastern China (Shanghai): 3,870-3,900 yuan ($576-581) per tonne, narrowed upward by 20 yuan per tonne Northern China (Beijing): 3,850-3,890 yuan per tonne, narrowed upward by 10 yuan per tonneWarmer weather in both Shanghai and Beijing led contractors to raise their procure...Read More

Long Steel Products Trade Log, March 19, 2019

March 20, 2019 / Staff reporter

The latest bids, offers and deals in the global markets for rebar, wire rod, steel beams and other long steel products. Latest transaction: rebar, wire rodRebar East China, domestic, grade III...Read More

DAILY SCRAP REPORT: Firm offers keep Turkish mills out of deep-sea scrap market

March 20, 2019 / Staff reporter

Turkish steel producers continued to remain out of the deep-sea ferrous scrap markets while suppliers kept their offers firm, sources told Fastmarkets on Tuesday March 19.Market participants said that suppliers in the United States kept their offers at $330 per tonne cfr for HMS 1&2 (80:20), but the steel producers in Turkey were only willing to pay $315 per tonne for the same material."US supplie...Read More

IRON ORE DAILY: Prices correct down, use of Fastmarkets MB iron ore indices expands

March 20, 2019 / Staff reporter

Iron ore prices corrected down on Tuesday March 19, with futures and spot market activity at Chinese ports both declining after Monday's gains.Tuesday also saw Fastmarkets' MB 62% Fe Iron Ore Index used for the first time as part of a basket of measures to price Pilbara Blend fines.MB 62% Fe Iron Ore Index: $87.23 per tonne cfr Qingdao, down $1.03 per tonne. MB 62% Fe Pilbara B...Read More

Vale gets nod for restart of port activities at Guaba Island Terminal

March 20, 2019 / Staff reporter

Brazil's Vale has obtained a court order allowing it to restart port activities at its Guaba Island Terminal, it said late on Monday March 18.The iron ore miner had suspended port activities at the terminal earlier this month on orders of the Mangaratiba city government."Following the court decision, Mangaratiba City Hall authorities lifted the interdiction. Vale reaffirms that it has all valid li...Read More

GULF STEEL BILLET, REBAR: Prices continue stable with no change in demand

March 20, 2019 / Staff reporter

Price assessments for steel rebar and billet in the United Arab Emirates were stable this week while demand remained only moderate, sources told Fastmarkets on Tuesday March 19.Local rebar producers rolled over their domestic prices for rebar last week.Rebar importsOman was offering rebar for import into its neighboring state at $530-535 per tonne cpt UAE and a few deals were heard within that ran...Read More