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Morning View - Strengthening dollar draws metals lower
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 21:42:00 GMT
While the government crackdown on smog in the heavily industrialised northern provinces have triggered fears of supply shortages, giving a major boost to iron ore and steel futures ... has now increased its holding in Casa Mining from 84.7% to 87.4%.
http://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/columns/sp-angel/29204/morning-view-strengthening-dollar-draws-metals-lower-29204.html&c=4057868194397292439&mkt=en-gb


FOCUS Coal dwarfs battery metals in mining deals despite war ...
Tue, 09 Jan 2018 06:11:00 GMT
A Chinese miner works at a coal mine in the suburb of Tangshan, China's Hebei province December 9 ... China was a top player despite planning to reduce domestic coal and steel-making to tackle smog in its cities. Elsewhere, miners haunted by the overpriced ...
http://www.interaksyon.com/focus-coal-dwarfs-battery-metals-in-mining-deals-despite-war-on-pollution/&c=3048063152173504472&mkt=en-gb


Tangshan ends last weeks second level pollution alert Report
Tue, 09 Jan 2018 06:04:00 GMT
Reuters - reported that Chinas top steelmaking city of Tangshan on Tuesday put an end to emergency measures that were introduced to cope with heavy air pollution. The steel hub had issued a second-level pollution alert from Thursday, ordering steel mills ...
https://steelguru.com/steel/tangshan-ends-last-week-s-second-level-pollution-alert-report/499334&c=12772390623443228943&mkt=en-gb


China's steel hub Tangshan ends pollution alert: local government
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 17:33:00 GMT
SHANGHAI Reuters - Chinas top steelmaking city of Tangshan on Tuesday put an end to emergency measures that were introduced to cope with heavy air pollution. The steel hub issued a second-level pollution alert from Thursday, ordering steel mills to ...
https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-china-pollution-tangshan/chinas-steel-hub-tangshan-ends-pollution-alert-local-government-idUKKBN1EY04Y&c=15796365286370203713&mkt=en-gb


Chinas steel futures slip amid tepid winter demand
Fri, 05 Jan 2018 19:46:00 GMT
The top steelmaking city of Tangshan, however, was put on a second-level pollution alert effective starting on Thursday. Steel mills that use wet process desulphurizing were ordered to cut sintering and shaft furnace production by 50 percent. The most ...
http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/chinas-steel-futures-slip-amid-tepid-winter-demand/&c=11777670969316610550&mkt=en-gb


Coal dwarfs battery metals in mining deals despite war on pollution
Fri, 05 Jan 2018 13:12:00 GMT
While the biggest deal was in Brazil, China was a top player despite planning to reduce domestic coal and steel-making to tackle smog in its cities. Elsewhere, miners haunted by the overpriced mega-purchases they made before the commodities crash of 2015 ...
https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-m-a-mining-2017-analysis/coal-dwarfs-battery-metals-in-mining-deals-despite-war-on-pollution-idUKKBN1EU1M2&c=5656739228030534215&mkt=en-gb


China's steel futures fall as snow to curtail construction demand
Thu, 04 Jan 2018 18:49:00 GMT
China's biggest steel-making city of Tangshan issued a second-level pollution alert effective starting on 8 a.m. on Thursday, the city government said. Steel mills were ordered to cut some sintering and shaft furnace production. Other sectors, including ...
http://www.mining.com/web/chinas-steel-futures-fall-snow-curtail-construction-demand/&c=11667378258521844664&mkt=en-gb


Morning View - Copper rises as China curbs scrap imports
Thu, 04 Jan 2018 03:18:00 GMT
Additionally, more steel plants are set to close as further pollution and smog warnings are issued in biggest steel making city of Tangshan. The second-level pollution alert was issued effective starting 8am on Tuesday with steel mills being ordered to cut ...
http://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/columns/sp-angel/29175/morning-view-copper-rises-as-china-curbs-scrap-imports-29175.html&c=11821131237875308961&mkt=en-gb


Beijing enjoys best winter air quality in five years
Sun, 31 Dec 2017 11:29:00 GMT
The Ministry of Environmental Protection ordered 28 cities, including Beijing, Tianjin and cities in the provinces of Heibei, Henan, Shandong and Shanxi deemed to be part of a smog transmitting corridor, to shut down small steel, metal processing ...
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2126104/beijing-enjoys-best-winter-air-quality-five-years&c=5825009497309735846&mkt=en-gb


China To Ban Production Of 553 Car Models From Jan.1 To Fight ...
Sat, 30 Dec 2017 05:15:00 GMT
People exercise in the smog on a polluted day in Zhengzhou, Henan province, China January 9 ... China has tackled its chronic pollution problem by limiting steel production, restricting coal usage, and its multi year plan to phase out vehicles powered ...
http://www.naijaolofofo.com/china-ban-production-553-car-models-jan-1-fight-air-pollution/&c=6226972896053939906&mkt=en-gb


MMK recognised by The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment ...
Mon, 25 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works was awarded by Russias Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment for its active environmental protection policy. Government experts awarded MMK top marks for its large scale environmental projects this year. The awards ceremony took place on the 12th December at the Ministrys Federal Environmental Council in Moscow. MMKs Director of Occupational Health and Safety and Environmental Protection, Grigory Schurov, received a certificate entitled Active...
http://www.metalinfo.ru/en/news/99437


BHP shares hit 30-month high despite fresh Samarco slug
Thu, 21 Dec 2017 22:18:00 GMT
BHP Billiton and Vale have forked out again for their quiescent Samarco iron ore business in Brazil in the form of both loans and cash contributions. Samarco has not produced iron ore since a tragic dam collapse in November 2015 killed 19 people and ...
http://www.afr.com/business/mining/bhp-shares-hit-30month-high-despite-fresh-samarco-slug-20171221-h091qk&c=14647576314542979438&mkt=en-gb


Brazil dam collapse: BHP to give $235 million more for clean-up ...
Thu, 21 Dec 2017 21:10:00 GMT
Nineteen people were killed, villages were swept away, hundreds were left homeless and rivers were polluted after a waste dam burst in November 2015 at the Samarco iron ore mine, which is owned by BHP and fellow iron ore giant Vale. The mine collapse is ...
http://home.nzcity.co.nz/news/article.aspx%3fid%3d261424&c=6317035420806050320&mkt=en-gb


December 19, 1907: What Was the Worst US Mine Disaster (10 Worst ...
Tue, 19 Dec 2017 09:22:00 GMT
Lucky for US miners, none of the worst US fatal mine accidents rank in the top 10 deadliest mine disasters in the world (the worst of all time being in Benxi, China ... producing coking coal for the steel industry, a million tons per year.
https://www.historyandheadlines.com/december-19-1907-worst-us-mine-disaster-10-worst-mine-disasters/&c=5550113826103802420&mkt=en-gb


China Cuts Overproduction Dramatically
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 01:44:00 GMT
We estimate that the 2 26 cities (Beijing, Tianjin and 26 other cities in the smog-plagued provinces of Hebei, Shandong, Henan and Shanxi) air quality campaign will potentially cut 10 percent of Chinas steel, 13 percent of cement and 6 percent ...
https://www.asiasentinel.com/econ-business/china-cuts-overproduction-dramatically/&c=4530659198816548860&mkt=en-gb


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