Mining & Metals News and announcements related to the metal mining industry are covered in this section, offering information on a variety of mined metals including iron and gold among others. Topics include but are not limited to technological advancements, refinement and market data.

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16 May, 2018, 13:30 BST Roskill: Graphite Prices Could Push Higher on Tightening Markets for Batteries & Electrodes

Synthetic graphite electrode prices rose nine-fold through the first three quarters of 2017, increasing from US$1,748/t in January 2017 to a high...


15 May, 2018, 15:50 BST Marifil Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Lithium Claims in Argentina’s Famed Lithium Triangle

Marifil Mines Limited (TSXV: MFM) ("Marifil" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the expansion of its lithium exploration program with the...


15 May, 2018, 13:45 BST Zinc Price Driven up by 'Perfect Storm' of Soaring Demand and Dwindling Supply

Marketnewsupdates.com News Commentary What do a pack of batteries, a bottle of sunscreen, and a jar of medicine have in common? All of these...


15 May, 2018, 10:00 BST Sharps Pixley Offer to Convert Gold Back into Bitcoin with BitPay

Sharps Pixley announced today that they are now officially allowing customers to convert their gold directly into bitcoin via leading payment...


15 May, 2018, 10:00 BST Mountain Province Diamonds Announces the Appointment of Stuart Brown as Incoming President and CEO

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. ("Mountain Province", the "Company") (TSX: MPVD) (NASDAQ: MPVD) today announces Stuart Brown's appointment as the...


15 May, 2018, 09:30 BST CRU: Increased Stake in 'End of Life' Copper Mine an Inspired Move

At first look, Teck's recent decision to increase its stake in a Chilean copper mine considered a loss-making asset and near the end of its life...


15 May, 2018, 09:00 BST CRU: Whyalla's A$700M Investment Justified by Power Security

Liberty Onesteel's Whyalla steelworks is a high-cost producer of heavy rail sections and billet. The new owners have announced plans for their...


14 May, 2018, 14:45 BST Global Advanced High-Strength Steel Market Expected to Reach $29,151 Million by 2023 - Allied Market Research

According to a new report published by Allied Market Research titled, "Advanced High- Strength Steel Market by Grade and End User: Global...


14 May, 2018, 13:15 BST Zeolite Market Size Worth $33.80 Billion by 2022 | Growth Rate: 2.5%: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global zeolite market is expected to reach USD 33.80 billion by 2022, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing...


14 May, 2018, 12:53 BST Vedanta Limited Acquisition of Electrosteel Steels Limited Approved by Competition Commission of India

Vedanta Limited has filed a communication with the stock exchanges in India (BSE and NSE) today, informing that it has received the approval from...


11 May, 2018, 23:18 BST Wheaton Precious Metals Announces Election of Directors and Approval of Special Matters

TSX: WPM NYSE: WPM Wheaton Precious Metals™ Corp. ("Wheaton" or the "Company") announces that the nominees listed below were elected as...


11 May, 2018, 17:30 BST PDC Drill Bits Market Worth 4.54 Billion USD by 2023

According to a new market research report "PDC Drill Bits Market by Type (Matrix Body and Steel Body), Size of PDC Cutter (Less than 9 mm, 9-14...


11 May, 2018, 03:47 BST Lucara Reports Voting Results From Annual Meeting

(LUC – TSX, LUC – BSE, LUC – Nasdaq Stockholm) Lucara Diamond Corp. ("Lucara" or the "Company") held its annual meeting of shareholders in...


11 May, 2018, 01:33 BST Wheaton Precious Metals Announces First Quarter Results For 2018 and Declares Second Quarterly Dividend of 2018

TSX: WPM NYSE: WPM Wheaton Precious Metals™ Corp. ("Wheaton" or the "Company") is pleased to announce its results for the first quarter ended...


11 May, 2018, 00:04 BST Wheaton Precious Metals Announces Closing of New Precious Metals Purchase Agreement with First Majestic on the San Dimas Mine and Early Warning Report Filed

TSX: WPM NYSE: WPM Wheaton Precious Metals™ Corp. ("Wheaton" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the new precious metals purchase...


10 May, 2018, 22:49 BST Mountain Province Diamonds Announces March 31, 2018 Quarter End Results

TSX and NASDAQ: MPVD Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. ("Mountain Province", or the "Company") (TSX and NASDAQ: MPVD) today announces its...


10 May, 2018, 11:00 BST Jaguar Mining Reports Q1 2018 Financial Results; Increasing Cash Flow and on Track to Achieve Gold Production Guidance of 90,000-105,000 Ounces in 2018

TSX: JAG Jaguar Mining Inc. ("Jaguar" or the "Company") (TSX: JAG) today announced financial results for the three months ended March 31,...


10 May, 2018, 09:00 BST CRU: How Increased Chinese Smelter Output Could hit the Global Markets

The next generation of zinc mines are ready to supply but are smelters able to treat all the concentrate? Indeed, a bottleneck on the smelting side...


09 May, 2018, 18:33 BST Orvana Reports Q2 2018 Financial Results; El Valle Achieves Highest Gold Production Since 2014

TSX:ORV Second Quarter of Fiscal 2018 Highlights: - Consolidated quarterly gold production of 24,788 ounces, copper production of 2.6...


09 May, 2018, 15:30 BST Shape Memory Alloys Market Worth 18.97 Billion USD by 2022

The report "Shape Memory Alloys Market by Type (Nitinol, Copper-Based, Iron-Manganese Silicon), End-Use Industry (Biomedical, Aerospace &...


09 May, 2018, 15:15 BST Silver Collector Coin Builds on Canada's Best Wishes to Prince Harry and Ms Meghan Markle on Their Wedding Day

All $ in this release are Canadian $ In honour of the upcoming wedding of HRH Prince Henry of Wales and Ms Meghan Markle, the Royal Canadian Mint...


09 May, 2018, 14:11 BST Marifil Further Strengthens Its Exploration Team in Argentina

Marifil Mines Limited (TSXV: MFM) ("Marifil" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the engagement of Pedro Vera as the Company's Exploration...


09 May, 2018, 13:55 BST Lithium Demand Showing no Signs of Slowing as Mining Efforts Increase

MarketNewsUpdates.com News Commentary The global lithium market continues to be one of the more active industries across the board as increasing...


09 May, 2018, 02:00 BST Lucara Announces Declaration of Quarterly Dividend

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Lucara Diamond Corp. ("Lucara" or the "Company") (TSX:LUC)(BOTSWANA:LUC)(NASDAQ OMX Stockholm:LUC)...


09 May, 2018, 00:45 BST Lucara Announces First Quarter 2018 Results

Lucara Diamond Corp. ("Lucara" or the "Company") (TSX:LUC)(BOTSWANA:LUC)(NASDAQ OMX Stockholm:LUC) is pleased to announce results for the three...