Metals

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Metals

Dry-Bulk-Terminals

August 9, 2017

US seaborne coal exports have turned years of negative growth around and seem to be climbing for a third quarter in a row. (more…)
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Mitsui&Co

August 4, 2017

Japanese trading company Mitsui & Co said its first-quarter net profit jumped 81 percent as higher prices for iron ore and coking coal buoyed earnings....
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china_iron_ore

August 3, 2017

Iron ore futures in China retreated on Wednesday after a three-day rise that pushed prices to their highest in more than four months amid doubts...
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shipping-iron-ore

August 2, 2017

China’s surging steel sector is pulling iron ore along for the ride, but the strong gain in prices raises the risk that marginal supply of...
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steel

July 31, 2017

Brazilian distributors booked material for only immediate requirements, this month. (more…)
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iron-ore-ship

July 25, 2017

China’s iron ore futures fell for a third session on Monday amid increasing concern over surplus supply. (more…)
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Clarksons

July 24, 2017

In the metal and mineral bulk trades, as in the heavy metal music scene, a few very big names often end up dominating the headlines:...
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iron_ore_vessel

July 20, 2017

China’s iron ore futures rose for a third session on Wednesday, hitting their highest in more than two months, as speculators added bullish bets and...
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Rio Tnt

July 19, 2017

A cut by Rio Tinto Group to its full-year iron ore shipping guidance is set to bolster prices that have rebounded into a bull market...
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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

July 18, 2017

China mined 308.35 million mt of crude coal in June, up 10.6% year on year, National Bureau of Statistics data released Monday showed. (more…)
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Coal-Ship

July 14, 2017

China imported 21.6 million mt of coal in June, including lignite, thermal and metallurgical material, down 2.66% from May and a marginal 0.68% lower year...
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iron_ore_vessel

July 14, 2017

Iron ore imports by China this year are on course to exceed 1 billion metric tons by a comfortable margin, breaking 2016’s record, after first-half...
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IRONORE-

July 10, 2017

Iron ore shipments to China from Australia’s Port Hedland terminal dropped to 36.6 million tonnes in June from 38 million tonnes the month before, port...
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shipping-iron-ore

July 7, 2017

Chinese iron ore futures fell for a third day running on Thursday amid a persistent glut of the steelmaking raw material that has similarly pressured...
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rio-tinto

July 5, 2017

Rio Tinto has tightened ties with China after selling its Australian coal assets to State-backed Yankuang Group for $2.69 billion. (more…)
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