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COVID-19 weekly update

COVID-19 weekly update

A look at what's happened around the world this week in mining and METS.

Politics

27 MARCH 2020
Copper's bind

Copper's bind

Copper faces tough months of low pricing: will producers respond with tactical cuts?

Copper News

26 MARCH 2020
Iron ore prices could fall to US$50/t, says Wood Mackenzie

Iron ore prices could fall to US$50/t, says Wood Mackenzie

Iron ore prices will slump if the market moves into acute oversupply

Bulks

24 MARCH 2020
Warning: Iron ore price 'unusually stable'

Warning: Iron ore price 'unusually stable'

Immediate future anything but certain for steel-making material

Bulks

24 MARCH 2020
Signs of an oversold market

Signs of an oversold market

US dollar strength and China's demand dominance could mean sharp recovery for miners

Miner's right

23 MARCH 2020
Vale keeps Malaysia port open

Vale keeps Malaysia port open

Set to supply COVID-19 tests and masks in Brazil

Bulks

23 MARCH 2020
Global mining downside risk grows as Covid-19 spreads, says Fitch

Global mining downside risk grows as Covid-19 spreads, says Fitch

Persistent operational disruption a key threat to 2020 production guidance

Events

19 MARCH 2020
Copper price fall to squeeze Chile

Copper price fall to squeeze Chile

Low copper price hurting Chilean producers

Copper News

19 MARCH 2020
Mining may emerge better than most from crisis

Mining may emerge better than most from crisis

Being essential and already bumping along the bottom is not the worst place to be right now

Mind the EV supply-chain gaps, says Benchmark analyst

Mind the EV supply-chain gaps, says Benchmark analyst

Covid-19 impact expected to delay electric vehicles' biggest year yet

Leader Interviews

17 MARCH 2020
Fitch says copper growth to stay strong

Fitch says copper growth to stay strong

Australia and Canada dominate new copper project pipeline outlook

Copper News

17 MARCH 2020
Gold hit by perverse interest rate squeeze

Gold hit by perverse interest rate squeeze

Further rise in real yields could drive a "meaningful" gold price correction, says Macquarie.

Miner's right

16 MARCH 2020