August 2015


The following MB non-ferrous free market prices changed on Friday August 21:

WEEK IN BRIEF: Glencore, Noble take share price hit; metal price weakness; Fanya update; yuan devaluation

Charlotte Radford takes a look back at just some of the metals market news stories covered by Metal Bulletin’s reporters over the past seven days.

TIMELINE: The birth of South32 from BHP's unwanted assets

Metal Bulletin looks back at the run-up to the spin-off of South32, as BHP Billiton sought a future for its non-core assets; a frequent source of speculation in the metals market since at least 2010.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF: Key news so far on August 21

The latest metal market news for the start of the day in North America on Friday August 21.

SPOTLIGHT: South32 faces cost-cutting pressure on price weakness

Commodity price weakness and cost-cutting measures will be in the spotlight when South32, the world’s largest producer of manganese ore, publishes its 2015 financial year results on Monday August 24.

IN FIGURES: China's ferro-alloys imports in July

Summary of China’s ferro-alloys imports in July.

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF: Key news on August 19

The latest metals markets news and price updates to start the Asian morning on Wednesday August 19.

INDIAN SiMn SNAPSHOT: Market awaits anti-dumping outcome; prices stable

Key data from the August 18 pricing session in London.

MILLING ABOUT: Keulder resigns as UMK cfo

Kobus Keulder has resigned from his role as cfo of United Manganese of Kalahari (UMK) and will join rival South African manganese ore producer Tshipi.

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF: Latest news on August 18

The latest metal market news to start the Asian morning on Tuesday August 18.