Basic Materials


Steelworkers strike against job cuts at Italy's Terni plant

LONDON, July 28 - Hundreds of workers downed tools on Monday at Italy's largest stainless steel plant in Terni in opposition to a restructuring plan, under which about 550 jobs would be cut and production halved.

5:06pm BST

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Rouble, stocks down after Russia says will challenge Yukos ruling

(Corrects bullets, lead to say $50 billion not $51 billion)

Bonds, Regulatory News 4:50pm BST

Court appeal to move LME closer to cutting warehouse backlogs

* LME to give three-month notice on rules if wins case-source

3:54pm BST

UPDATE 1-TransAlta to build $536 mln power station in Australia

July 28 - Canadian power company TransAlta Corp said it would build a A$570 million ($536 million) gas power station in South Hedland, Western Australia.

1:28pm BST

RPT-COLUMN-Big 3 iron ore miners in volume, price sweet spot: Clyde Russell

--Clyde Russell is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own.--

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