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Christmas comes early for copper

As legislation to allow the largest copper mine in the US edges closer, Christmas has truly come early for manufacturers that rely on copper. Mining giants BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto look set to agree a deal with the state of Arizona to secure 2,400 acres of federally protected land, with the intention of starting […]

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Keep calm and cold form

In terms of metal prices, few in industry can argue against the statement that this year has been one of both frustration and fascination. For example, take Indonesia’s export ban on mineral ore earlier in the year, which has led to the price of nickel, which is used to make stainless steel, increasing by 40%. […]