Mining News https://www.scrapregister.com/rss/suppliers Global SCRAP REGISTER en-us 2018-01-24T17:21:52+01:00 tranzmedia.com Scrapregister.com https://www.scrapregister.com//images/web/logo.png https://www.scrapregister.com/ China takes more than half of Brazilian Iron Ore exports in 2017 https://www.scrapregister.com/>uploads/news/2018/1/16072122631515675813 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43924/china-takes-more-than-half-of-brazilian-iron-ore-exports-in-2017 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43924/china-takes-more-than-half-of-brazilian-iron-ore-exports-in-2017 According to the Ministry of Trade and Development, Brazil’s iron ore exports to China has increased by 1.5 percent year-on-year to 216.09 million metric tons last year, accounting for 61% of total Brazilian iron ore exports of 353.26 million metric tons. Strikes negatively hit Copper production in Chile: ICSG https://www.scrapregister.com/>uploads/news/2018/1/14515248281515675057 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43923/strikes-negatively-hit-copper-production-in-chile-icsg https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43923/strikes-negatively-hit-copper-production-in-chile-icsg Chile, the world’s biggest copper mine producing country, has reported a decline in production during the first nine months of this year mainly due to the strike at the Escondida mine and lower output from Codelco mines, according to International Copper Study Group (ICSG). Global secondary Copper production from Scrap soars during Jan-Sept https://www.scrapregister.com/>uploads/news/2018/1/8852923731514896519 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43876/global-secondary-copper-production-from-scrap-soars-during-jan-sept https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43876/global-secondary-copper-production-from-scrap-soars-during-jan-sept Global refined production is estimated to have grown modestly by 0.5% in the first nine months of 2017 with primary production (electrolytic and electrowinning) declining by 1. 3% and secondary production (from scrap) increasing by 9.5%, according to International Copper Study Group (ICSG). Chinese apparent Copper usage remain essentially unchanged during Jan-Sept https://www.scrapregister.com/>uploads/news/2017/12/18709328281514552102 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43861/chinese-apparent-copper-usage-remain-essentially-unchanged-during-jan-sept https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43861/chinese-apparent-copper-usage-remain-essentially-unchanged-during-jan-sept Global apparent copper refined usage is estimated to have increased modestly by around 0.5% in the first nine months of 2017, according to International Copper Study Group (ICSG). Global Copper mine production declines on lower output in Chile, Argentina, Canada https://www.scrapregister.com/>uploads/news/2017/12/8796360151514548770 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43859/global-copper-mine-production-declines-on-lower-output-in-chile-argentina-canada https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43859/global-copper-mine-production-declines-on-lower-output-in-chile-argentina-canada The decline in global copper mine production was mainly due to a 4% decline in production in Chile, the world’s biggest copper mine producing country, negatively affected by the strike at the Escondida mine and lower output from Codelco mines. Global Nickel demand exceeds production by 49.9KT during Jan-Oct https://www.scrapregister.com/>uploads/news/2017/12/12980511791514454010 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43852/global-nickel-demand-exceeds-production-by-49.9kt-during-jan-oct https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43852/global-nickel-demand-exceeds-production-by-49.9kt-during-jan-oct The Nickel market was in deficit during January to October of this year with apparent demand exceeding production by 49.9 kilo tons, according to World Bureau of Metal Statistics. Global refined Lead market swings into deficit in Jan-Oct: ILZSG https://www.scrapregister.com/>uploads/news/2017/12/9132584251513684677 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43817/global-refined-lead-market-swings-into-deficit-in-jan-oct-ilzsg https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43817/global-refined-lead-market-swings-into-deficit-in-jan-oct-ilzsg World refined Lead metal output recorded at 9.66 million tonnes during January- October 2017, up 3.8% year-on-year, primarily influenced by higher production in Canada, China and India. Global Nickel deficit widens to 9,700 tons in October https://www.scrapregister.com/>uploads/news/2017/12/2799803361513593609 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43811/global-nickel-deficit-widens-to-9700-tons-in-october https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43811/global-nickel-deficit-widens-to-9700-tons-in-october For the first nine months of the year, the global deficit for refined nickel widened to 65,700 tons from 47,400 tons in the same period of 2016. Global demand for refined nickel during October stood at 192,400 tons, outstripping production of 182,700 tons Lower production in Chile, Argentina, Canada, US hit global Copper mine output https://www.scrapregister.com/>uploads/news/2017/11/17466730081511874884 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43703/lower-production-in-chile-argentina-canada-us-hit-global-copper-mine-output https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43703/lower-production-in-chile-argentina-canada-us-hit-global-copper-mine-output Global copper mine production is estimated to have declined by around 2.2% in the first eight months of 2017, with concentrate production declining by around 1.5% and solvent extraction-electrowinning (SX-EW) declining by around 5%, according to the latest data released by the International Copper Study Group (ICSG). Not be surprised if automakers considering PGM substitution: BMO https://www.scrapregister.com/>uploads/news/2017/11/12795166541511435555 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43674/not-be-surprised-if-automakers-considering-pgm-substitution-bmo https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43674/not-be-surprised-if-automakers-considering-pgm-substitution-bmo BMO cited that the latest quarterly report from the industry-sponsored World Platinum Investment Council, which projected platinum mine supply will fall by 1% in 2018, while demand will increase 2%, helped by strong recovery in the petroleum and gas sectors.