Shandong Laigang Yongfeng Steel began maintenance July 26 at its rebar production lines, which will last for 20 days, SMM understands.
CPMC Holdings has obtained approval for its $20 million can project in Haining, Zhejiang.
China Aluminum International Trading Co. (Chalco Trading) raised aluminum prices it offered in major markets today, it said on its WeChat.
Shandong Weiqiao Aluminum & Electricity Co., which is a power-alumina-aluminum processing integrated company fully owned by China Hongqiao Group, expanded its aluminum alloy product capacity rapidly o
BHP Billiton’s copper output jumped 71% in Q2 2017 on a quarterly basis to 387,400 tonnes, but down 6% on a yearly basis, according to the company’s report.
Rio Tinto’s bauxite production hit a new high in Q2 2017, according to its quarterly report.
Closure of illegal aluminum capacity at Xinfa Group allowed the company to ask for higher processing fees for aluminum rod, SMM learned.
Production at Zhongwang (Tianjin) aluminum plate/strip plant hit new high as capacity is gradually released, SMM learned.
Two steel plants announced their August bid price for SiMn alloy recently, SMM learned.
China Aluminum International Trading Co. (Chalco Trading) continued cutting aluminum prices it offered in major markets today, it said on its WeChat.
China’s copper imports fell sharply in the first half of 2017, according to China Customs.
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