Manganese tipped to come back

Manganese tipped to come back

HIGHER prices for manganese ferroalloy, possibly back up to $US1000 a tonne, are tipped for later in

Capital markets

25 APR 2005
Nickels back nickel price

Nickels back nickel price

CANADA'S nickel twins, Inco and Falconbridge, have separately painted a picture of continued strength

Capital markets

22 APR 2005

Tungsten price hardens

THE price of Tungsten has sky-rocketed to levels last seen in the mid-1970's on the back of a shortage

Capital markets

19 APR 2005
Natural gas projects drive molybdenum

Natural gas projects drive molybdenum

THE price of molybdenum could continue to rise if a series of major natural gas pipeline projects proceed

Bulks

15 APR 2005
IMF considers gold sale

IMF considers gold sale

THE gold market will be on edge over the weekend as the International Monetary Fund meets in Washington

Bulks

15 APR 2005
BHPB's iron ore in line with peers

BHPB's iron ore in line with peers

BHP Billiton has been brought into line by steelmakers, with the major iron ore producer announcing a

Capital markets

13 APR 2005
Coking coal warnings

Coking coal warnings

THE world's largest steel producer, Arcelor, is cutting output from its European mills in the face of

Capital markets

13 APR 2005
Gold today, gone tomorrow

Gold today, gone tomorrow

A MERE 4% of the $3 billion or so raised by the mining industry have been spent on greenfields exploration,

Capital markets

13 APR 2005
Collahuasi copper down

Collahuasi copper down

THE large Collahuasi copper mine in Chile is suffering production problems, with the concentrator at

Capital markets

13 APR 2005
Asian banks could soak up IMF gold sales

Asian banks could soak up IMF gold sales

CONTRARY to much market speculation, the potential sale of gold by the International Monetary Fund could

Capital markets

12 APR 2005
Copper strong: Newmont Indonesia

Copper strong: Newmont Indonesia

COPPER prices are tipped to stay high for the next two-to-five years, according to the finance director

Capital markets

11 APR 2005
China gold derivatives developing

China gold derivatives developing

CHINA'S appetite for gold is being developed further with one of the country's biggest banks setting

Capital markets

11 APR 2005
Gold good, base metals weaker: Westpac

Gold good, base metals weaker: Westpac

BASE metal prices will drop over the next two years as the global economy weakens but Australian gold

Capital markets

11 APR 2005
Ferronickel smelter on hold

Ferronickel smelter on hold

INDONESIAN company PT Antam says it has decided to halt the commissioning of an overhauled ferronickel

Capital markets

29 MAR 2005
Grupo Mexico to grow

Grupo Mexico to grow

BIG Mexican copper miner, Grupo Mexico, says it will spend $US450 million expanding production over the

Capital markets

29 MAR 2005
CVRD adds nickel

CVRD adds nickel

BRAZIL'S iron ore giant, CVRD, is pressing ahead with plans to add nickel to its inventory of products.

Capital markets

29 MAR 2005

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