Big quarter for Codelco

Big quarter for Codelco

CODELCO has delivered a first quarter profit before tax of US$633.5 million, well up on its performance

Capital markets

07 MAY 2004
Payroll numbers the latest noise for gold miners

Payroll numbers the latest noise for gold miners

GOLD producers and explorers will be interested onlookers to the release on Friday in the United States

Capital markets

07 MAY 2004
Gold output rises in China

Gold output rises in China

CHINA produced 1.46 million ounces of gold during the March 2004 quarter, an increase of 12.8% on that

Capital markets

04 MAY 2004
Metals edge back

Metals edge back

COPPER prices managed to hang on to modest gains in New York trading overnight, aided by reports of a

Capital markets

30 APR 2004
Traditional London fix broken

Traditional London fix broken

THE twice-daily face-to-face meeting of five men in London to set the gold price is coming to an end.

Capital markets

30 APR 2004
Sossego copper mine ready for action

Sossego copper mine ready for action

CONSTRUCTION of the 465,000t per annum Sossego copper mine has been completed, with project engineer

Leadership

30 APR 2004

Anomaly or golden age for coal prices?

THE 20 year highs being reached in thermal coal prices beg the question whether these record prices indicate

Capital markets

28 APR 2004
Copper unmoved by Codelco strike

Copper unmoved by Codelco strike

WORLD copper prices were steady overnight despite a threat to supply from a strike at a smelter operated

Capital markets

27 APR 2004
Gold drops to US$404/oz

Gold drops to US$404/oz

POSITIVE economic data in the United States has seen greenback's value surge and the gold price drop

Capital markets

14 APR 2004
Barclays lifts lead, zinc forecasts

Barclays lifts lead, zinc forecasts

BARCLAYS Capital Research has raised its long-term forecasts for lead and zinc prices but says they are

Capital markets

08 APR 2004
Energy problems in Chile

Energy problems in Chile

SOME Chile copper mines may face a fuel crisis after Argentina said it planned to start rationing the

Capital markets

02 APR 2004

Inco Indonesia boosts production

NICKEL production by Inco's Indonesian subsidiary, PT Inco, is tipped to hit a record 160 million pounds

Capital markets

02 APR 2004
Teck lifts force majeure

Teck lifts force majeure

TECK Cominco ended the declaration of force majeure on refined lead contracts after inventories at its

Capital markets

01 APR 2004
Prices set to rise: Magnesium International

Prices set to rise: Magnesium International

MAGNESIUM International managing director Gordon Galt believes magnesium alloy prices are set to rise

Capital markets

24 MAR 2004
De-hedging to rise in 2004: GFMS

De-hedging to rise in 2004: GFMS

GOLD de-hedging this year could rise to between 11 million ounces and 13Moz, surpassing 2003's 10Moz,

Capital markets

24 MAR 2004
Big copper deficit

Big copper deficit

THE world copper market is running at a weekly deficit of 40,000 tonnes, according to an analysis by

Capital markets

19 MAR 2004

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