Metals

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Metals

iron_ore_vessel

November 9, 2018

China’s imports of steelmaking ingredient iron ore fell to a four-month low in October, customs data showed on Thursday, reflecting slower shipments from major suppliers...
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BHP-Billiton

November 8, 2018

Mining giant BHP Billiton expects some interruption to its Australian iron ore exports after a nearly 3-km-long train loaded with the commodity was forcibly derailed...
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rebar

November 6, 2018

Shanghai rebar steel futures recovered from a three-week low to finish higher on Monday amid firm demand in top consumer China and efforts by the...
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coke_dalian

October 25, 2018

The Dalian price of steelmaking raw ingredient coke rose on Wednesday, marking it strongest day in nearly two weeks, on worries over tight supply amid...
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Vale

October 17, 2018

Brazilian iron ore miner Vale said on Tuesday that it plans to use its cash flow cautiously going forward, devoting about 30 percent of its...
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BHP-Billiton

October 17, 2018

BHP Billiton said quarterly iron-ore production was higher on a year ago but down on the period immediately prior because of maintenance work that disrupted...
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Rio Tnt

October 16, 2018

Global miner Rio Tinto Ltd said its third-quarter iron ore shipments fell about 5 percent, hurt by planned maintenance and safety pauses across all operations...
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iron_ore_vessel

October 9, 2018

China’s commodity imports may get a shot in the arm from Beijing’s decision to ease credit conditions in the world’s second-largest economy, but it may...
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Australian Newcastle coal

October 9, 2018

Australia’s competition regulator said on Monday the Port of Newcastle must reduce its charges for ships entering the port to carry coal for Glencore ,...
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Port Hedland_iron ore

October 5, 2018

Australia’s metallurgical coal and iron ore export volumes are forecast to rise and prices to fall over the next two years, the country’s Office of...
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Australian Newcastle coal

October 4, 2018

Australian coal exports from the key port of Newcastle declined 8.5% year on year in September to 8.6m tonnes amid production issues, port data showed....
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Vale

September 24, 2018

Chinese steel mills and traders are rushing to secure long-term contracts for high-quality iron ore ahead of winter steel output cuts, a boon for the...
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hedland_iron_ore_port_bulk

September 11, 2018

Pilbara Ports Authority announced another shipping record as part of its August 2018 shipping figures. (more…)
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Coal

September 4, 2018

India’s coal import rose 11.9 per cent to 78.7 million tonnes in the first four months of the current fiscal. (more…)
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A tug boat pulls a coal barge along the Mahakam River in Samarinda, Indonesia, March 2, 2016. REUTERS/Beawiharta/File Photo

August 28, 2018

A vessel hauling a shipment of coal from the United States switched its destination on Friday to South Korea from China, according to ship tracking...
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