August 2015


The following MB non-ferrous free market prices changed on Friday August 28

WEEK IN BRIEF: Fanya chairman captured; China’s ‘Black Monday’; conflict minerals ruling

Charlotte Radford takes a look at just some of the metals market news covered by Metal Bulletin over the past five days.

INDIAN SiMn SNAPSHOT: Export price hit by rupee weakness

Key data from the August 25 pricing session in London.

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF: Latest news on August 25

The latest metal market news to start the Asian morning on Tuesday August 25.

South32 posts record manganese output; prioritises financial performance

South32 achieved record production from its manganese assets in its 2015 financial year, it said in its full-year earnings report.

MONDAY BRIEF: Infographic for August 24

The infographic for Monday August 24.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF: Key news so far on August 24

The latest metal market news and pricing stories to start the day in North America on Monday August 24.

South32's maiden annual results highlight asset optimisation, cost cuts

South32 Limited's annual earnings for the 2015 financial year rose 41% year-on-year to $575 million, though it warned of $350 million in cost cuts over the next three years in a tough market.


Some of the world’s largest geological reserves are located in Brazil. The country’s key metal interests include iron ore, bauxite, aluminium, gold, copper, manganese, nickel, zinc, and niobium.

WEEK AHEAD: Demerged South32, BHP Billiton to release 2015 results

Here’s a run-down of the interim results and earnings releases expected from the world’s miners over the next five days.