Mining & Metals A subcategory of general energy industry stories, and the second of two mining-specific categories, this section offers news and announcements related to the precious metals and ores industry. Stories on market pricing, technology and global trends for this sphere is gathered in this section.

Latest Mining & Metals

03 Jul, 2018, 09:00 BST CRU: Corporate Bond Default Indicates Potential Financial Risk in Chinese Aluminium Industry

As another aluminium products manufacturer defaults on its corporate bond interest payments, the trend for the aluminium industry in China...


02 Jul, 2018, 09:33 BST CIGIU China-Europe Graphene Industry Development and Cooperation Summit Successfully Held

Member Units Promoting Industrialized Development of Graphene in China and Europe From June 26 to 28, the first China-Europe Graphene...


02 Jul, 2018, 09:30 BST CRU: Why Germany's Additional Road Tolls Will Not Drive up Steel Costs

The German government will roll out an expanded road toll network, tripling its coverage of federal roads. Despite the potential to increase the...


02 Jul, 2018, 09:15 BST CRU: A Price Spike with Staying Power - A Look into the Vanadium Market

Vanadium prices have risen sharply since mid-2017, sending investor interest – and end-user concerns – soaring in this often-overlooked commodity....


02 Jul, 2018, 09:00 BST CRU: Crunch Time Looms for US Aluminium Billet Market

Current US MW premiums at 22¢/lb and the billet upcharge, at 18¢/lb, represents a huge rise y/y. UC Rusal, a large producer of billet, has been...


30 Jun, 2018, 17:29 BST MAN in Ivory Coast: Official Launch of Vehicle and After-sales Service Distribution by BIA

- Friday 29 June 2018: Inauguration in attendance of the technical adviser from the Minister of Transport of Ivory Coast and the...


29 Jun, 2018, 23:59 BST Lucara Share Capital and Voting Rights Update

CNW/ - (LUC - TSX, LUC - BSE, LUC - Nasdaq Stockholm) Lucara Diamond Corp. ("Lucara" or the "Company") reports the following in accordance with...


29 Jun, 2018, 17:27 BST CRU: EU to Rule on Russia Ammonium Nitrate Anti-dumping Duties

European fertilizer producers are paying close attention as the European Union mulls whether to abolish anti-dumping duties on Russian ammonium...


29 Jun, 2018, 13:00 BST NRG Announces Complete Results for First Drill Hole at its Flagship Hombre Muerto North Lithium Project

HIGHLIGHTS - Brine samples collected from 300 to 401 meters (m) show high grade values very similar to the assays previously reported...


28 Jun, 2018, 21:57 BST Wheaton Precious Metals Announces Closing of the Cobalt Streaming Agreement From Vale's Voisey's Bay Mine

TSX: WPM NYSE: WPM Wheaton Precious Metals™ Corp. ("Wheaton" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of a...


28 Jun, 2018, 21:31 BST Cobalt 27 Closes Acquisition of US$300 Million Cobalt Stream on Vale's Voisey's Bay Mine

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES TSX Venture: KBLT FRA: 27O 32.6% Cobalt...


28 Jun, 2018, 17:46 BST Kootenay Announces Option Agreement With Capstone Mining for the La Mina Project

Kootenay Silver Inc. (TSXV: KTN) (the "Company" or "Kootenay") is pleased to announce that its wholly owned Mexican subsidiary has entered into an...


28 Jun, 2018, 14:00 BST Trade War Fears Send Ripples Across Markets, But Gold May Have a Silver Lining

FN Media Group Presents USA News Group News Commentary As language and actions ratchet up, the potential for a trade war seems to have sent...


28 Jun, 2018, 13:00 BST CellCube to Spin Out Vanadium Assets to a New Vanadium Focused Public Company and to Make Special Distribution to Shareholders

CellCube Energy Storage Systems Inc. ("CellCube" or the "Company") (CSE: CUBE) (OTC: CECBF) (Frankfurt: 01X) is pleased to announce the Company...


28 Jun, 2018, 12:33 BST CRU: China, the Potential Solution to the World's Surplus Ammonia Problem

Traders are already touting China as a possible solution to an industry facing oversupply and they increasingly look to the country to absorb...


28 Jun, 2018, 12:05 BST CRU: US Steel Mills Fortify Trade Defences With New Anti-circumvention Actions

On May 21, the US Department of Commerce sided with US steel mills that imports of Vietnamese cold-rolled coil and corrosion-resistant steel sheet...


28 Jun, 2018, 09:00 BST Mountain Province Diamonds Results of Fifth Diamond Sale of 2018

TSX and NASDAQ: MPVD Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. ('Mountain Province', the 'Company') (TSX: MPVD) (NASDAQ: MPVD) today announces the results...


27 Jun, 2018, 15:00 BST Cobalt 27 Closes C$300 Million Bought Deal Offering of Common Shares

TSX Venture: KBLT FRA: 27O Cobalt 27 Capital Corp. ("Cobalt 27" or the "Company") (TSXV: KBLT)(FRA: 27O) is pleased to announce it has...


27 Jun, 2018, 09:00 BST CRU: Copper Price Volatility and Labour Negotiations

There is a recognisable relationship between strikes and copper market sentiment, with strikes fuelling fears and causing prices to...


26 Jun, 2018, 22:15 BST Lucara Announces Updated Mineral Resource for Karowe Mine

Lucara Diamond Corp. ("Lucara" or the "Company") (TSX: LUC) (BSE: LUC) (Stockholm: LUC) is pleased to announce the results of the Mineral Resource...


26 Jun, 2018, 17:08 BST Kootenay Reports Drilling Intersects 0.48 gpt Gold, 0.07% Copper Over 85.2 Meters Including 0.66 gpt Gold Over 30.2 Meters at Cervantes Gold Property, Sonora, Mexico

Kootenay Silver Inc. (TSXV: KTN) (the "Company" or "Kootenay") is pleased to report that Aztec Minerals Corp. ("Aztec Minerals") today announced...


26 Jun, 2018, 14:00 BST Flurry of Foreign Investment and Exploration Activities Driving Argentina’s Bright Lithium Future

FN Media Group Presents USA News Group News Commentary USA News Group - A recent massive sale of a package of lithium mining tenements in...


26 Jun, 2018, 13:00 BST Roskill: Chromium Supply Chain Forecast to see Robust Growth out to 2027, on Strong Stainless Steel Markets

Chrome ore prices have seen continued volatility in recent years. After having quadrupled in 2016 and fallen back substantially in the first half...


26 Jun, 2018, 09:30 BST Aggreko Targets Renewable Energy and Battery Storage at Gold Fields' Granny Smith Mine

Exactly 2 years after replacing the existing diesel power station with a high-speed, gas-fuelled reciprocating engine station, Aggreko is now...


26 Jun, 2018, 09:00 BST CRU: Lead Far From Finished in Vehicle Electrification Story

One of the big topics in the metals arena is the path of vehicle electrification around the world as governments look for ways to reduce vehicle...