Mining News Global SCRAP REGISTER en-us 2017-04-26T23:06:10+01:00 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. Chinese Aluminium, Iron Ore production shoot up during Jan-Feb>uploads/news/2017/3/2366083381489747995 According to China’s National Bureau of Statistics, Chinese Aluminium production gained sharply by 15.6 percent year-on-year to 5.49 million tons during January and February. Chinese Iron ore production shot up by 15.3 percent year-on-year in the first two months to 184.16 million tons. US Silver production decrease 3 percent m/m>uploads/news/2017/3/18544782841489387296 United States mines produced 96,400 kilograms of silver during the month of November last year , a 3 percent decrease compared with revised October’s production and a slight increase compared with that in November 2015, as per the latest figures from the U.S. Geological Survey. One ounce of South African fine Gold is the number one investment Coin in Germany>uploads/news/2017/3/7126304401488862520 The Krugerrand is the world´s most popular investment coin, an integral element in the investment sector since the coin´s inception. On 3rd July 1967, South African Mint, the State minting institution in Pretoria minted the first Krugerrand, the world´s most traded gold coin. Australian Gold production hits 17-year high in 2016>uploads/news/2017/2/17221300011488166942 Australian gold production reached 298 tons during last year, its highest level since 1999, as higher bullion prices drove mining companies to dig deeper, according to the survey by Australian mining consultancy Surbiton Associates. How will air quality inspections affect Chinese Zinc Market?>uploads/news/2017/2/14274019441487324571 Tianjin, Hebei, Cangzhou and Hengshui have an agglomeration of galvanizers. Large steel tube/pipe plants reported slow sales due to weak demand and environmental protection factor, so they did not reach full operation, SMM said. 50% of galvanizers in Daqiu Village, Tianjin are still restricted as they have yet to complete coal-to-gas switch.