Phelps eyes moly increase

Phelps eyes moly increase

SPURRED on by the recent spike in the molybdenum price, base metal powerhouse Phelps Dodge is looking

Bulks

24 MAY 2005
Light at end of palladium tunnel

Light at end of palladium tunnel

THE world palladium price is likely to average $US230 an ounce over 2005, similar to the 2004 price,

Bulks

23 MAY 2005
Low supply pushes zinc

Low supply pushes zinc

ZINC is likely to enjoy a sustained period of high prices, according to a number of papers presented

Bulks

20 MAY 2005
Hybrid car cash for nickel miners

Hybrid car cash for nickel miners

WHILE nickel and hybrid cars may not be an obvious partnership, two of the world's bigger nickel producers

Bulks

19 MAY 2005
Lucrative coking coal market to stay: ANZ

Lucrative coking coal market to stay: ANZ

THE coking coal market will remain tight for at least the next two years while demand for thermal coal

Capital markets

16 MAY 2005
Chip keen on nickel's prospects

Chip keen on nickel's prospects

BHP Billiton's Chip Goodyear believes the nickel price will be "pretty strong" over the next 3-5 years.

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13 MAY 2005
Stable prices help tantalum's growth

Stable prices help tantalum's growth

IT WOULD only take a disruption at one major tantalum mine to throw the entire market into disarray says

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12 MAY 2005
Nickel price hot

Nickel price hot

NICKEL prices set a seven-month high on London's Metal Exchange yesterday with analysts suggesting the

Capital markets

11 MAY 2005
Grupo focused on shareholder returns

Grupo focused on shareholder returns

COPPER powerhouse Grupo Mexico said while it had forecast slightly higher production for 2005 it did

Bulks

04 MAY 2005
Metal prices correct overnight

Metal prices correct overnight

COMMODITY prices tumbled across the board overnight with gold in New York sinking by $US1.70 to $US432.40,

Bulks

29 APR 2005
Paladin busy

Paladin busy

PALADIN Resources has been busy on the marketing front over the last couple of days, informing the market

Capital markets

28 APR 2005
Storm at Escondida

Storm at Escondida

THE giant Escondida copper mine in Chile was shut down for part of Monday because of heavy rain and hail

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27 APR 2005
INSG tips nickel balance

INSG tips nickel balance

GLOBAL nickel production is tipped to hit 1.31 million tonnes in 2005, according to the latest analysis

Capital markets

26 APR 2005
Commodity price upswing stronger than the 70s

Commodity price upswing stronger than the 70s

COMMODITY prices, as measured by the highly respected Scotiabank Commodity Price Index, hit an all time

Capital markets

26 APR 2005
Contradictions, confusion or scare mongering - copper viewpoints

Contradictions, confusion or scare mongering - copper viewpoints

WEAK demand, concerns from producers about high prices, and the increased charges being levied by smelters

Capital markets

26 APR 2005
Iron ore to remain strong

Iron ore to remain strong

IRON ore producers can expect to hold onto the astonishing price gains they recently won into next year's

Bulks

26 APR 2005

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