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[United Kingdom]
Posted on : May 25, 2006
The lead market was in a surplus of 47,000 mt in the initial quarter of 2006 and reported stocks were 58,000 tons higher than December 2005, as per the latest report by the WB of Metal Statistics, or WBMS. Mine production rose by 37% in the year because further gains in output from Chinese mines, WBMS said. Refined pr....
[Japan]
Posted on : May 15, 2006
TOKYO - Mitsubishi Materials Corporation said on 17th May-2006 it lowered its lead selling price by Y12,000 to Y175,000 a metric ton. This will bring the average lead selling price for May to Y178,200.....
[United States]
Posted on : Mar 08, 2006
U.S. lead exports fell 34.5% in January from the previous month, and was down 36.5% from the previous year, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. (Lead, refined, unwrought, in kilograms) Domestic Merchandise: Origin                 &nb....
[Australia]
Posted on : Dec 18, 2005
SYDNEY - Rising supply seems to be catching up with lead prices, which against many expectations, have rallied 30% in the last five months to 26-year highs. An uptick in global consumption, driven by Chinese vehicle manufacturing, caught the supply side napping last year, resulting in a market deficit of 195,000 metric tons....
[Australia]
Posted on : Dec 17, 2005
SYDNEY (Dow Jones)--Global lead prices are expected to fall next year as the market moves back into surplus, Macquarie Research commodity analysts said in report Monday. Macquarie forecasts prices to average $827 a metric ton in 2006, down from this year's $970/ton average. At 0027, GMT lead was trading at $1,087.50 on the ....
[United States]
Posted on : Nov 13, 2005
The Australian share market opened higher today, following a strong lead from Wall Street. The local bourse also received a boost from the big mining stocks, which were benefiting from record metal prices. The market is now at a six-week high, 1.79 per cent off the record high of 4679.1 achieved on 30 September. At 10.19am....
[United States]
Posted on : Nov 01, 2005
Thanks to representations from the metals recycling industry with the assistance of BIR, the Indian government had agreed to relax import control procedures applied to U.S. and European ferrous scrap, the Ferrous Division and Shredder Committee Joint Round-Table in Milan was informed by BIR Ambassador for South Asia Ikbal Na....
[United Kingdom]
Posted on : Oct 27, 2005
Lead's supply and demand outlook for 2006 points to lower prices but other metals among the London Metal Exchange complex will dominate lead's performance next year, market commentators said this week. Analysts have cut their forecasts for the metal, which is mainly used in lead-acid car batteries, in line with a weaker out....
[Australia]
Posted on : Oct 02, 2005
International base-metals, mining and exploration firm Ivernia has announced that Western Australia's Minister of State Development and Energy Alan Carpenter, has officially opened the Magellan lead mine in a plaque unveiling ceremony at the minesite, 750 km northeast of Perth. "While world demand for lead has increas....
[Laos]
Posted on : Sep 26, 2005
Highlights Drill intersection of 17.5 metres grading 18.5% zinc, 5.3% lead and 28ppm silver from the Bon Noi prospect. Best values include 4.2 metres grading 20.9% zinc, 18.7% lead and 79ppm silver, with highest values of 42.0% zinc, 23.5% lead and 134ppm silver. Visible lead sulphides and massive secondary l....
[India]
Posted on : May 31, 2005
The lead-acid battery industry, with help from consumers and retailers, recycled 99.2 percent of used battery lead (or 11.7 billion pounds of lead) from 1999 to 2003, according to a new report issued today by Battery Council International (BCI) the industry's trade association. The data confirm ....
[India]
Posted on : May 31, 2005
"Since ancient times, lead has brought us great benefits but also innumerable poisonings, particularly amongst workers and children," said Executive Director Klaus Töpfer of the United Nations Environment Programme, under whose auspices the Basel Convention was adopted. "The recycling of lead-acid batteries i....
[United States]
Posted on : May 31, 2005
The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corp. released its 2004 data Feb. 14. The nonprofit group´s recycling program collected more than 4.4 million pounds of rechargeable batteries, 7.7 percent more than in 2003. The group´s Call2Recycle cell phone collection program has ....
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