November 2016

Consmin will be bought by Ningxia Tianyuan Manganese Industry Co

Manganese ore miner Consolidated Minerals has agreed to be acquired by an electrolytic manganese metal producer owned by its largest customer, Ningxia Tianyuan Manganese Industry Co (TMI).

MANGANESE ORE INDEX: Prices still rising on ever higher producer offers

Manganese ore prices jumped again on Friday November 11 as suppliers hiked offers again amid protracted tight supply and strong demand.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 11/11: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday November 11:

Brazilian silico-manganese exports soar in October

Brazil’s silico-manganese exports posted a year-on-year increase of more than fivefold in October, according to the country’s foreign trade ministry, MDIC.

Brazil's manganese ore export volumes double in October

Brazilian manganese ore exports doubled year-on-year in October, according to the country’s foreign trade ministry, MDIC.

Mexico’s Minera Autlán reports higher Q3 earnings on lower costs

Mexican manganese and ferro-alloys producer Minera Autlán saw its core earnings grow by 27% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2016, mainly due to lower costs.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 08/11: US Elections, copper imports, ArcelorMittal earnings

The latest market news and prices to start the North American morning on November 8.

Chrome, manganese ore prices have taken off – is nickel next?

Jim Lennon, md of Red Door Research Ltd, compares ore price developments.

Port Elizabeth to reduce loading activities in January, lending support to manganese ore prices

South Africa’s Port Elizabeth has decided to halt outward shipments of manganese ore during the first three weeks of January next year, lending support to the South African ore price ahead of China’s Spring Festival, Metal Bulletin has learnt.

Six big topics from Prague: ‘I’m going home before manganese ore hits $10’

After the first day of Metal Bulletin’s 32nd International Ferro-alloys conference in Prague, Metal Bulletin reporters wrap up the biggest topics and questions raised so far on the panels and the sidelines.