Mining News Global SCRAP REGISTER en-us 2017-06-28T19:41:13+01:00 Will Indonesia replace China as top NPI producer?>uploads/news/2017/6/1866972051497345760 China’s NPI capacity had been expanding since 2007 as the product has been applied as raw material for stainless steel production. But, the turning point occurred from 2014 due to supply shortage of nickel ore and falling nickel prices. In Indonesia, the newly-emerged NPI sector is on the way of expansion. Global refined Copper production from Scrap increases sharply>uploads/news/2017/6/7823892451496384009 Global refined copper production is estimated to have remained essentially unchanged in the first two months of this year with primary production (electrolytic and electrowinning) declining by 3% and secondary production (from scrap) increasing by 11%, according to the latest figures from International Copper Study Group (ICSG). Global Silver mine output drops in 2016 for the first time since 2002: Silver Institute>uploads/news/2017/5/18671381911494527966 Global silver mine production in 2016 marked its first drop since 2002, largely the result of lower by-product output from the lead/zinc and gold sectors – this according to the latest study by an organization committed to the metal’s cause, the Silver Institute. Mining industry shows betterment during first quarter>uploads/news/2017/5/1407379701493977591 Although the customers are looking forward to improve their profitability, the mining industry is showing improvement in the fist quarter. Will Nickel get a boost from Philippine open pit mining ban?>uploads/news/2017/4/4602626931493282135 The Philippines’ Environment Secretary Gina Lopez said Thursday to ban prospective open-pit mines for the damages for environment, in addition to other measures for improvement. Global Copper mine production increases by around 4% in January>uploads/news/2017/4/1174468561493105118 Global copper mine production is estimated to have increased by around 4% in January 2017 year on year, with concentrate production increasing by around 5% and solvent extraction-electrowinning (SX-EW) declining by 2%, According to the International Copper Study Group (ICSG). China Aluminium, Lead production increase sharply during March>uploads/news/2017/4/14099140551492687480 Chinese aluminium, copper cathode, lead and zinc production increased during the month of March this year, according to the latest figures from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Spot Iron Ore market remains quiet>uploads/news/2017/3/14981028161490960256 In China, port stock prices went down around RMB 5-10/wmt on very limited activity. Spot billet prices in Tangshan lost RMB 30/t while spot rebar prices in Beijing were stable. Escondida strike hits Chile Copper production during February>uploads/news/2017/3/21030472921490957714 Chile Copper production plunged by 16.7 percent year-on-year to 376,948 metric tons during the month of February this year and the lowest monthly figure for exports in almost six years, statistics institute INE informed. Philippines allows 8 suspended miners to ship out Nickel Ore>uploads/news/2017/3/9373568691490605910 The Philippines' environment ministry has allowed 8 suspended nickel ore mining firms to ship out stockpiles of mined ore, Reuters reported.