Copper mine

Cobalt: Central Bank releases copper and cobalt production data

Copper production from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) sits at 831,000t for 2017 through September, having increased 9.3% year-on-year according to a report from the DRC Central Bank. The Bank also reports that cobalt production is up 18% to 59,000t. The DRC represents a significant resource base for copper,… Read more

Stainless steel rolled

Stainless Steel: ATI and Tsingshan unveil a new Joint-Venture

US group ATI and Chinese company Tsingshan have unveiled a new stainless steel joint venture, called Allegheny & Tsingshan Stainless. Roskill view: Under the terms of the agreement, Tsingshan will ship 60″ wide (1500mm) stainless steel slabs from its recently-commissioned stainless steel mill in Indonesia to ATI’s Hot-Rolled Processing Facility… Read more

Vanadium Mine

Vanadium: Largo release plans to optimise Maracás Menchen

Roskill view: Largo Resources has released details of an NI 43-101 compliant technical report for its Maracás Menchen vanadium mine in Bahia, Brazil, as well as a feasibility study for the Campbell Pit at Maracás Menchen and a resource estimate for the mine and satellite ore bodies. The results indicate… Read more