Nickel – A look at the factors that affected the metal in the first three months of 2013, as well as price forecasts for the rest of the year and the latest company news.
Articles Tagged "Xstrata"
Copper – Mining Weekly reported that Xstrata CEO Mick Davis is stepping aside to fulfil one of the conditions required for the Glencore takeover, as laid out by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom).
Copper – Reuters reported that Glencore has cleared the final hurdle that stood in their way of their takeover of Xstrata after they agreed to sell a $5.2 copper mine to ease their monopoly on the sector.
Copper – Reuters reported that Glencore is widely expected to agree to Chinese concessions in order to complete the Xstrata takeover.
Coal – Erdene Resource Development Corp. (TSX:ERD) announced the end of the Xstrata Coal Mongolia Alliance Agreement.
Gold – The Dominican Republic is developing a reputation as a go-to destination for gold mining companies.
Copper – Amid dismal economic data out of Europe, copper made slight gains from an eight-month low as Chile’s port strike caused a supply squeeze.
Nickel – The land down under is known for its dominance of the iron ore market, but its nickel mining history is also long and colorful.
Copper – Copper regained some ground on Thursday on positive signs in the US housing and jobs markets, but investors remain restrained, waiting for clear signs of strong demand from China.
Coal – Bloomberg reported that Xstrata's profits slid 37 percent in 2012, mostly due to rising coal costs.