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COVID-19 weekly updates: Resources & METS sector

COVID-19 weekly updates: Resources & METS sector

Polymetal has 112 active cases of COVID-19 while BHP said LatAm copper operations still affected.

Covid-19

23 OCT 2020
Metals demand to stagnate in 2021, LME panel hears

Metals demand to stagnate in 2021, LME panel hears

China recovery not enough to boost metals prices in 2021, says economist.

Events Coverage

23 OCT 2020
Polyus hikes Sukhoi Log reserves

Polyus hikes Sukhoi Log reserves

JORC reserves rise by 6% but market must wait for PFS for capex and mine life estimates.

More false narratives to trick investors

More false narratives to trick investors

Spouting corporate cliches is a popular way to deflect unwanted scrutiny.

From the Capital

22 OCT 2020
Polymetal CEO worried by

Polymetal CEO worried by 'fragile' COVID situation

FSU-focused gold miner continues to excel but COVID concerns persist.

Energy transition needs US$1 trillion in metals investment, says Wood Mackenzie

Energy transition needs US$1 trillion in metals investment, says Wood Mackenzie

Failure to invest could jeopardise role of certain metals as companies innovate around them.

Nickel heading higher, say LME Week

Nickel heading higher, say LME Week's virtual delegates

Half of the respondents to an LME survey see nickel rising above US$20,000/t by 2025.

Events

21 OCT 2020
Maintenance weighs on Antofagasta Q3 volumes

Maintenance weighs on Antofagasta Q3 volumes

Copper miner keeping COVID protocols in place.

Copper News

21 OCT 2020
Hochschild finds its feet after tough H1

Hochschild finds its feet after tough H1

LatAm miner steadying the ship after July shutdown at Inmaculada.

Centamin

Centamin's autumn of misery continues

Shaeres in London-listed miner down by over 40% since August.

Transparency the key to sustainability, LME panel hears

Transparency the key to sustainability, LME panel hears

Dialogue with communities essential at an early stage, says Freeport's Vaccari.

Events Coverage

20 OCT 2020
China export control law highlights rare earth supply issues, say juniors

China export control law highlights rare earth supply issues, say juniors

Further escalation in trade war highlights rare earth supply issues.