Mining News Global SCRAP REGISTER en-us 2017-10-24T02:20:44+01:00 Global Nickel market reports a deficit in Jan to Aug>uploads/news/2017/10/7779304161508474251 Global Nickel market was in deficit during the first eight months of this year with apparent demand exceeding production by 40.2 kilo tons, according to the latest data released by the World Bureau of Metal Statistics. US Silver mines production down 6 percent>uploads/news/2017/10/792928201507327349 United States mines has produced 85,5 00 kilograms (kg) of silver during the month of June this year, a slight increase compared with May ’s revised production and a 6% decrease compared with that in June 2016, according to the latest figures released by the U.S. Geological Survey. Chinese Iron Ore demand likely to decline by 7 percent a month>uploads/news/2017/9/18103600511506424577 Cutting steel production capacity by half and, combined with restrictions being put in place to clean up the environment across the country are the main plans included and also will cut iron ore demand by 7 to 8 million tons a month. Global Copper market reports a surplus during Jan-May>uploads/news/2017/9/2810556651504849045 Global refined copper balance for the first five months of 2017 has indicated a surplus of around 15,000 tons, according to the latest figures released by the International Copper Study Group (ICSG). Global Copper mine production declines 3% during Jan-May>uploads/news/2017/9/20753161021504782759 Global Copper mine production is estimated to have declined by around 3% in the first five months of 2017, with concentrate production declining by around 2.5% and solvent extrac tion-electrowinning (SX-EW) declining by around 4.5%, according to the latest figures released by the International Copper Study Group (ICSG). Global apparent refined Copper usage declines 3% during Jan-May>uploads/news/2017/9/2719503081504687715 Global apparent refined usage of copper is estimated to have declined by around 3% in the first five months of 2017, according to latest data released by the International Copper Study Group (ICSG). Supreme Court order to affect Iron Ore prices>uploads/news/2017/8/545716121504002599 On the back of recent Supreme Court order against the case of rampant illegal mining, Indian Steel companies fear about the increase in Iron ore prices in Odisha. Brazil to abolish vast national treasure for mining>uploads/news/2017/8/17751905181503573053 Brazil government is looking forward to destroy a vast national treasure in Amazon to open up area for mining. The area, covering 46000 sq km, positioning the northern states of Amapa and Para, and is thought to be rich in Gold, and other minerals. Chinese Tin Concentrate imports from Myanmar may plunge further during H2 of 2017>uploads/news/2017/8/11397538571502358417 China’s tin concentrate imports in the first half of year totaled 30,800 tons (Sn content), which staged small changes from the level seen in the same period of last year. Those from Myanmar occupied more than 98%. In June, China exported 472 tonnes of tin products and 99 tonnes of refined tin and tin alloy. Chinese Refined Zinc production may advance in August>uploads/news/2017/8/18707130261502184289 Huludao Zinc Industry, Shaanxi Dongling Industry & Trade Group and Sihuan Zinc & Germanium finished maintenance cycle, SMM survey finds. Meanwhile, some zinc smelters, such as Yunnan Luoping Zinc & Electricity Company, stepped up production capitalizing on high-water period.