August 2009

Innova Recycling applies for MMTA membership

German recycler Innova Recycling has applied to become a member of the Minor Metals Trade Assn (MMTA)

Antimony steady as market debates next direction

Antimony prices were stable on Friday as market participants debated the minor metal’s next move

FeW, APT climb on rising Chinese conc prices

Ferro-tungsten rose to its highest price since February on Friday, as concentrate prices in China rose due to recent flooding in the tungsten-producing parts of the country

Cobalt steady in slow metal market

Cobalt prices were steady on Friday, with market participants reporting all business in the second half of the week within the existing MB ranges

Teck increases stake in Stratex, drops earn-in agreement

Teck Resources has increased its stake in gold and base metals explorer Stratex International to more than 14%, Stratex said on Monday

Base metals up in early LME trading

Base metals strengthened in early trading on the London Metal Exchange on Monday, with all but copper and aluminium trading above their opening prices