Sumitomo Metal Mining Co Ltd (5713.T)
Fri, May 17 2019
* Aims at cathode materials capacity of 10,000 T/mth in FY2027/28
TOKYO, April 1 Japan's second-largest copper smelter, Sumitomo Metal Mining Co Ltd, said it planned to produce 420,000 tonnes of refined copper in the 2019/20 financial year that started this month, down 7.7 percent from a year earlier. The decline comes as the company plans a 35-day maintenance at its Toyo Smelter & Refinery in Ehime, western Japan from late-October, a company spokeswoman said. Sumitomo Metal, also Japan's biggest nickel smelter, expects its electrolyt
TOKYO, Dec 25 A global nickel market deficit will nearly halve to 49,000 tonnes in 2019 from 93,000 tonnes this year on higher output of primary metals by global suppliers and of lower-grade nickel pig iron (NPI) in Indonesia, Sumitomo Metal Mining said on Tuesday.