Aluminum and Copper

Mining News Pro - ICSG calculations show that copper production will grow by 2% this year and will grow by 1.2% for 2019.

Mining News Pro - During the first six months of 2018, the production of copper and copper cathodes of the Iran National Copper Industry Co. grew by 82% and 70%, respectively.

Mining News Pro - The Minto copper-gold mine in Yukon has been placed on temporary care and maintenance as Capstone seeks a buyer. (Image: Capstone Mining)

Mining News Pro - Norsk Hydro, a Norwegian aluminum manufacturer, said yesterday that Alunorte, Brazil, the largest Alumina refinery in the world, will be shut down.

Mining News Pro - Northparkes was Australia’s first highly efficient block cave mine, celebrated for its high quality copper and gold deposits and being the world’s most automated underground mine. Now, there are significant new operations afoot.

Mining News Pro - Aluminium prices fell on Friday, but were still set for their biggest weekly gain since May after news of the closure of a plant, producing key raw material alumina in Brazil, raised concerns of potential shortages.

Mining News Pro - Aluminium touched its highest price in more than three months on Thursday

Mining News Pro - China`s overseas expansion will spread over land that is home to more than half the world`s population, potentially boosting copper use by 1.6 million tonnes, or roughly 7 percent of annual demand, major miner BHP said on Thursday.

Mining News Pro - World`s top alumina plant shut in pollution dispute

Mining News Pro - The Copper Mountain mine near Princeton, B.C. (Image: Copper Mountain Mining)

Mining News Pro - Cobre Panama is the largest development ever undertaken by a private firm in Panama. (Image: First Quantum)

Mining News Pro - AKARTA – Freeport-McMoRan and Indonesia signed an agreement, paving way for the US miner to hand over majority control of the giant Grasberg copper and gold mine to a local State-owned company.

Mining News Pro - Copper hit its lowest level in nearly a week on Thursday while aluminium dipped, hurt by a stronger dollar and as an anti-pollution plan in China stopped short of imposing blanket production cuts on heavy industry this winter.

Mining News Pro - Copper, zinc and other base metals slid on Tuesday, rattled by more concerns about the economy in top metals consumer China and adjusting after a one-day closure of Chinese markets.

Mining News Pro - The head of the Central Marine Industry, Mining and Trade Organization said that Iralco is required to provide the aluminum needed by downstream companies.

Mining News Pro - Completion of the production chain at the Sungun Copper Complex is one of the development projects of the Copper Company, which has been re-elected on the election of Mohammad Reza Bonaiasdirad as CEO of the Copper Company. Reza Sharifi, director of Sungun Copper Complex, explains:

Mining News Pro - Thiess has been awarded a $420 million contract extension by Antofagasta Minerals to continue its operations at the Encuentro open pit copper mine in northern Chile.

Mining News Pro - Baikal Mining Company, operator of Russia`s biggest untapped copper deposit Udokan, plans to raise $1.25 billion in project financing from a Russian bank by the start of 2019, its chairman, Valery Kazikayev told Reuters.

Mining News Pro - Andina, one of Codelco`s subsidiaries, has started feasibility studies on Chile`s central operations development plan.

Mining News Pro - The copper mine Collahuasi in Chile is expected to produce 545 000 t of copper this year, 4% more than in 2017, its vice president of operations, Francisco Carvajal, told journalists on the sidelines of an event in Peru on Thursday.

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