November 2016

WEEK IN BRIEF: LME Week 2016; copper TC/RCs; alumina rally; FeCr prices; manganese alloys leap

Metal Bulletin rounds up some of the key news from the past week in the global metal markets.

ORES & ALLOYS BLOG: Ferro-alloys jump for joy as industry heads to Prague

Manganese alloys prices performed a long-awaited leap on Friday November 4, just in time for Metal Bulletin’s 32nd International Ferro-alloys conference in Prague, starting this Sunday.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 04/11: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday November 4

PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to change the frequency of Chinese ferro-manganese assessments

Metal Bulletin is proposing to change the frequency of assessment for its free market in-warehouse Chinese ferro-manganese price from fortnightly to weekly from Friday December 2, subject to the results of a market consultation.

PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to change the frequency of Chinese silico-manganese assessments

Metal Bulletin is proposing to change the frequency of assessment for its in-warehouse Chinese silico-manganese price from fortnightly to weekly from Friday December 2, subject to the results of a market consultation.

Glencore Q3 manganese production drops by 7%; ferro-chrome up

Glencore’s ferro-alloys division recorded a 7% year-on-year drop in manganese alloy production while ferro-chrome output increased slightly, the company said in its quarterly report on Thursday.