March 2018

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 29/03: LME base metals prices higher ahead of Easter; Philippines mining audit delayed; CISA coverage

The latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Thursday March 29.

World silico-manganese supply up 42% y-o-y in February

World silico-manganese supply rose more than 42% year on year in February, mainly due to soaring Chinese production, according to the latest data from the International Manganese Institute (IMnI).

PRICING NOTICE: Publication of minors, ores and alloys indices over Easter break

Metal Bulletin’s indices for minor metals, ores and alloys will not be published on Friday March 30 due to the Easter holidays in the United Kingdom.

World manganese ore supply up 20% in February - IMnI

World manganese ore supply rose by almost 20% year on year in February, due to South African miners ramping up production in response to rallying prices.

ASIAN FERRO-ALLOYS CONF: Ten key things we learned at the annual event

Metal Bulletin has gathered some of the major talking points from its 19th Asian Ferro-Alloys conference in Hong Kong on March 20-22.

Jupiter Mines’ IPO exposure period extended by a week

Jupiter Mines has announced that the exposure period on its $185-million initial public offering (IPO) has been extended by a week to allow the Australian Securities and Investment Committee more time to view the prospectus.

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF 28/03: LME base metals mostly higher; Comex copper rebounds after tumble; Newcrest restarts operations at Cadia project

The latest news and price moves to start the Asian day on Wednesday March 28.

PRICING NOTICE: Confirmation of pricing calendar for non-ferrous prices over Easter break

Metal Bulletin and sister publication American Metal Market will follow its published pricing calendar for its base metals and minors, ores and alloys prices over the coming Easter Break.

ASIAN FERRO-ALLOYS CONF - POLL: What are the key manganese, chrome and vanadium price drivers and market direction?

At Metal Bulletin’s 19th Asian Ferro-alloys conference in Hong Kong on March 20-22, Asia editor Shivani Singh asked delegates questions about the three Ps: products, prices and places.

GLOBAL MANGANESE WRAP: Low-grade ore price slide accelerates amid downstream supply cut threats, European, US alloy markets subdued

Consumer resistance to recent high prices pushed low-grade manganese ore prices lower on Friday March 23, while manganese alloy prices in Europe and the United States were unchanged in quiet market conditions.