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Base Metals  ►  Copper, Aluminium, Zinc, Lead, Tin, Nickel
7 May 2011 Copper  ►  Experts expect copper prices to soar
More big miners will likely follow the world's largest gold company into the copper sector as the metal's price soars alongside Chinese industry's growing hunger for it, experts say... more 
20 Apr 2010 Base Metals  ►  Copper futures down to $7,610/mt
Risk aversion drove copper to a three-week low on Monday, as investors fretted about the potential impact of fraud charges against Goldman Sachs, Wall Street's most influential bank and a leading... more 
Copper  ►  Gold futures rise to $1,139/oz
Gold futures ended higher Tuesday as investors again stepped in to snap up bullion, although gains fizzled somewhat as the dollar strengthened... more 
  Rio Tinto to invest $340m in molybdenum facility
Kennecott Utah Copper, today announced that its parent company, Rio Tinto, will invest $340 million in the construction of a new Molybdenum Autoclave Process (MAP) facility at Kennecott Utah Copper... more 
  Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold earnings preview
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., the world's largest publicly traded copper company, reports first-quarter results Wednesday before the market opens... more 
Base Metals  ►  Interview: Nickel, zinc to go up
In an exclusive interview, Bharath Kumar, Global Financial Market, speaks about various commodities and gives his outlook going forward... more 
Copper  ►  Two copper mining projects launched in Zambia
Zambia's President Rupiah Banda on Tuesday launched two new copper mining projects with a call to investors to add value to the economy by employing more Zambians... more 
  Silver, copper ETF launched on New York Stock Exchange
Global X Funds, a New York-based exchange traded funds (ETF) provider, said on Tuesday it has launched two ETF products which track the performance of silver and copper mining companies... more 
12 Apr 2010 Nickel  ►  BHP suspends its Leinster nickel mine
A miner has died underground in Western Australia's Goldfields, again raising questions about BHP Billiton's safety record... more 
Base Metals  ►  Copper futures rise to $7,975/mt
London copper futures pared gains after hitting a fresh 20-month high on Monday, but sentiment remained positive on strong Chinese import data and a weaker dollar... more 
Copper  ►  Gold futures rise to $1,162/oz
Gold futures settled at a fresh four-month high Friday as prices overcame a weak start to push higher on rekindled concerns about the global economic recovery... more 
8 Apr 2010 Nickel  ►  Inco nickel mine strike may continue into 10th month
The increasingly bitter strike at Vale Inco's nickel mining and processing operations in Sudbury, Ont., has become the longest in the company's century-long history... more 
Base Metals  ►  Base metals prices outlook looks good
Base metals forecasters are revising 2010 annual average price forecasts upwards on expectations of strong growth in Chinese demand and expanded investment in futures as hedges against a weaker... more 
  Copper futures slightly down to $7,945/mt
Copper drifted lower on Wednesday, retreating from the 20-month high hit a day earlier, as market players questioned whether prices around $8,000 a tonne were justified by supply and demand... more 
Copper  ►  Gold futures reach 2010 record high of $1,153/oz
Gold futures finished higher Wednesday, their fifth-straight winning session as strong physical demand and safe-haven buying insulated bullion from the rising dollar... more 
7 Apr 2010   Gold futures slightly up to $1,136/oz
Gold futures ended a tad higher Tuesday, as investors focused on bullish factors such as physical demand and unease centered around inflation to overcome the bout of profit-taking that took down... more 
5 Apr 2010 Aluminium  ►  Alcoa cuts Maadeen stake to 25%
Alcoa, Inc. is cutting its stake in a planned aluminium complex in Saudi Arabia its partner announced today... more 
Copper  ►  ScotiaMocatta copper fund given green light
Patience has been the operative word for the gang behind the ScotiaMocatta Physical Copper Fund... more 
Aluminium  ►  NALCO ups aluminium production by 20%
India's state-owned National Aluminium Co Ltd (NALCO) has produced 431,000 tonnes of aluminium in 2009-10, an increase of 19.4%, against 361,000 tonnes in 2008-09, the company said Saturday... more 
Base Metals  ►  Scrap metal prices soar
A steady stream of vehicles wheeled into the Iron City Steel and Recycling Center Thursday afternoon, piled high with everything from old washing machines to steel file cabinets and aluminium cans... more