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United Kingdom

Harpreet Bhal

Big global copper surplus? Mine cutbacks force rethink

15 Jan 2015

LONDON Cuts in copper mine output are raising doubts about the extent of a widely expected global surplus that has driven down prices, and the reduced production could support a market rebound.

Big global copper surplus? Mine cutbacks force rethink

14 Jan 2015

LONDON Cuts in copper mine output are raising doubts about the extent of a widely expected global surplus that has driven down prices, and the reduced production could support a market rebound.

HK exchange wants trading link with Shanghai for commodities

21 Oct 2014

LONDON The Hong Kong stock exchange (HKEx) said it aimed to create a link to trade commodities with mainland China by adapting a share trading system with the Shanghai Stock Exchange that is on the cusp of going live.

LME week loses some luster as belts tighten, focus shifts East

20 Oct 2014

SYDNEY/LONDON As metals executives fly into London for the industry's most glamorous week, its best years may be over as sinking metals prices and rising costs tear holes in budgets, and the industry epicenter heads east.

LMEWEEK-LME week loses some lustre as belts tighten, focus shifts East

20 Oct 2014

SYDNEY/LONDON Oct 20 As metals executives fly into London for the industry's most glamorous week, its best years may be over as sinking metals prices and rising costs tear holes in budgets, and the industry epicentre heads east.

Aluminum to swing to deficit in 2015 after output cuts, ban

31 Jul 2014

LONDON The aluminum market outside China is set to record its first deficit in nine years in 2015 following production cuts and an Indonesian ore export ban, a turning point that could be the start of a prolonged shortfall as demand recovers.

American Vanadium eyes share of storage battery market

11 Jun 2014

LONDON American Vanadium is aiming to capture a 20 percent share of the global market for energy-storing vanadium flow batteries by 2020 after it begins production at the only vanadium mine in the United States, its chief executive said.

Excavation work begins at Britain's first new mine in 45 years

09 Jun 2014

LONDON Work on Britain's first new metals mine in more than 40 years has begun in Devon where Wolf Minerals aims to begin extracting tungsten next year, the Australian company said on Monday.

Excavation work begins at Britain's first new mine in 45 years

09 Jun 2014

LONDON, June 9 Work on Britain's first new metals mine in more than 40 years has begun in Devon where Wolf Minerals aims to begin extracting tungsten next year, the Australian company said on Monday.

Londoners fall in love with cat cafe

31 Mar 2014

LONDON People like coffee and people love cats so together they make the paws that refresh at a London cat cafe that is so popular it's booked out until June.

World News

Cartel gunmen terrorise Mexican city, free El Chapo's son

Heavily armed fighters surrounded security forces in a Mexican city on Thursday and made them free one of drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman's sons, after his capture triggered gunbattles and a prison break that sent civilians scurrying for cover.