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Thursday, 31 January 2008
 

Metal thefts cause chaos on railway lines


TRAINS are being delayed by 90 minutes every day thanks to thieves stealing parts of railway lines for scrap metal. ...
prestoncitizen.co.uk

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Uncasville Man Arrested In Metal Theft Investigation


Police said DeCosta was attempting to steal scrap metal from the business when they caught him in the act. DeCosta was charged with third-degree trespass ...
theday.com

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Maryland Lawmakers Address Copper Thefts


A dangerous uptick in copper deaths has Maryland lawmakers wondering whether the state should require scrap metal dealers to register the copper they buy. ...
wjla.com

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THE SELMA TIMES-JOURNAL


1, 2007, a state law went into effect banning cash sales of scrap metal and requiring anyone selling scrap metal worth more than $100 to provide ...
selmatimesjournal.com

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CMC Awarded National Account for ICS


"I was skeptical at first about what CMC could do for us because I believed we were handling our scrap metal competitively," says Calvin Lee, president and ...
recyclingtoday.com

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CMC Awarded National Account for ICS


"I was skeptical at first about what CMC could do for us because I believed we were handling our scrap metal competitively," says Calvin Lee, president and ...
recyclingtoday.com

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Scrapyard accident raises residents' concerns about neighbourhood ...


On Saturday, a propane tank at GB Scrap Metal exploded, injuring one worker and blowing out the windows of nearby houses. There have been two major fires at ...
cbc.ca

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Government Sells 3 Ships for Scrap Steel


"High worldwide prices for scrap steel have recently made such ships more valuable to the recycling facility, which has the right to sell the steel and ...
As Published by chron.com

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US Steel net drops, stock falls


... particularly for purchased scrap, coke and alloys." For US Steel Europe, Surma said the company expects higher euro-based prices, while shipments should ...
guardian.co.uk

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US Steel net drops, stock falls


... particularly for purchased scrap, coke and alloys." For US Steel Europe, Surma said the company expects higher euro-based prices, while shipments should ...
As Published by guardian.co.uk

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Price hike at Pacific Steel


Pacific Steel is hiking its prices for steel reinforcing and wire products by 12% and expects more price rises to follow. The cost of scrap metal has surged ...
As Published by radionz.co.nz

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WFISD facing rising costs


The price of steel is rising so fast that salvage yards may soon be making more money on their scrap steel than their auto parts, ...
timesrecordnews.com

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Wednesday, 30 January 2008
 

East West Resource Corporation: The Ox Copper-Nickel-PGE Property ...


East West Resource Corporation (TSX VENTURE: EWR) has been actively exploring the area between Ft. Hope and Lansdowne ...
earthtimes.org

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Golden Goose reports 1.22% nickel over 18.5 metres


From the latest results, Hole 25-07 in the Main area returned and 18.5-metre intersection grading 1.22% nickel, 0.63% copper, 0.07% cobalt, ...
northernminer.com

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Metals - Copper turns higher with buoyant equities UPDATE


In other metals, nickel was up at 27400 usd a tonne against 27000 usd, supported by supply shortages in South Africa -- a result of power cuts -- and by ...
forbes.com

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Manicouagan Reports Significant Rhodium Values of Up to 1.2 Gram ...


We consider the high grade nickel-copper-PGE assays from Mouchalagane to be
very significant and indicative of a strong and efficient mineralizing system. ...
redorbit.com

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BMRA: extra laws will not stop metal thefts


In the wake of an ITV television programme looking at the increasing volume of scrap metal thefts, the British Metals Recycling Association has said that ...
letsrecycle.com

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Crackdown on the scrap rogues


Scrap metal dealers in Bradford have been raided by police as soaring world metal prices continue to fuel an explosion in lead and copper ...
thetelegraphandargus.co.uk

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Authorities see increase in scrap metal, copper theft


Copiah County Chief Deputy Tony Hemphill said his county has had plenty of issues with stolen scrap metal. However, the most drastic example he's seen so ...
zwire.com

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Three Bend residents arrested in theft of life-size bronze statue


Bend Police were contacted January 22 by a local scrap metal dealer regarding "suspicious" metal, and responding officers were able to determine the ...
bendweekly.com

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Crackdown on railway metal thefts


Scrap metal dealers across south Wales are being urged to look out for cables stolen from railway lines as part of a police crackdown on the problem. ...
news.bbc.co.uk

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15 held over illegal bank rings / 2.4 bil. yen suspected to have ...


The MPD strongly suspects the metal traders involved in the scrap metal deals did so in the knowledge the cash came from illicit funds. ...
As Published by yomiuri.co.jp

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Police arrest cable thieves


Deputy Divisional Police Commander Western, Superintendent Sur Sen said investigations were being conducted into the operations of a scrap metal dealer or ...
fijitimes.com

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Police arrest cable thieves


Deputy Divisional Police Commander Western, Superintendent Sur Sen said investigations were being conducted into the operations of a scrap metal dealer or ...
fijitimes.com

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City's pawn proposal could apply to consignment stores Secondhand ...


Staff Writer The pawnshops, secondhand - including consignment - stores, scrap metal, auction house and swap meet ordinance update has ...
zwire.com

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Steel Dynamics Reports Strong 2007 Fourth Quarter and Annual Results


Consolidated shipments increased 32 percent to 6.2 million tons of steel, fabricated steel, and ferrous and non-ferrous scrap resources. ...
As Published by money.cnn.com

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12% Rise for Price of Wire, Reinforcing Steel


The price rise is due to a 25 per cent jump in the cost of scrap metal since christmas. Pacific Steel Group products are made entirely from New ...
scoop.co.nz

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Problem of plenty: Early recovery unlikely for nickel


Nickel prices are likely to remain weak for several months as a much-heralded recovery in the stainless steel sector has not yet taken off and ample ...
economictimes.indiatimes.com

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ThyssenKrupp Steel Inaugurate New Blast Furnace


Ocean freight rates and prices for scrap and blast furnace coke also increased. ThyssenKrupp Steel has begun the new fiscal year successfully....
azom.com

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ThyssenKrupp Steel Inaugurate New Blast Furnace


Ocean freight rates and prices for scrap and blast furnace coke also increased. ThyssenKrupp Steel has begun the new fiscal year successfully....
azom.com

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Mittal Steel to Divest Sparrows Point Steel Plant of the Now ...


... in the steel industry, including a rise in imports and the emergence of so-called "minimills" [which use simpler oxygen furnaces and recycled scrap ...
moneymorning.com

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Fox intersects high-grade nickel and copper in F-Zone


The total mineralised intersection analysed returned 6.1m at an estimated average grade of 1.81pc nickel and 5.95pc copper from 106.9m down-hole depth. ...
tradingmarkets.com

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Shanghai copper bounces; snow, US data worry


... +2.38 18950.00 -0.05 LME Nickel 27000.00 0.00 +0.00 26350.00 2.47 LME Tin 16350.00 -150.00 -0.91 16400.00 -0.30 ** 1st contract month for COMEX copper ...
africa.reuters.com

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More nickel,gold found at high-grade Canada strike


The company's shares have risen tenfold since August, when Noront announced high-grade nickel and copper mineralization at the property, located in the ...
uk.reuters.com

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Metals - Copper turns higher as Wall Street rebounds, players ...


In other metals, nickel was up at 27200 usd a tonne against 26900 usd, zinc fell to 2270 usd against 2285 usd, while aluminium dipped to 2501 usd against ...
forbes.com

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Xstrata lifts resource estimate 28% for Chile copper mine


Diversified-miner Xstrata on Wednesday announced increased inferred resources for two of its projects, namely Xstrata Nickel's Raglan... The copper unit of ...
miningweekly.co.za

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Tuesday, 29 January 2008
 

Area left burned after scrap yard explosion


Worker Anthony Polera was puncturing holes in a barbeque tank that had materials in it at GB Scrap Metal Limited. "That's what caused the explosion," said ...
thestar.com

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Thieves steal public art, sell the metal


The statue was later found at a scrap metal dealer in Bend, Ore. Thieves pushed over a cement- mounted sculpture weighing more than 300 pounds before ...
heraldnet.com

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Inland Steel Celebrates 40 Years of Scrap Metal Recycling in ...


The Inland Steel scrap yards offer a good selection of both new and used metal products including copper pipe, copper wire, red and yellow brass, aluminum, ...
pr-usa.net

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Nippon Steel Profit Declines 13% on Increasing Costs (Update2)


... comes as Nippon Steel has failed to raise prices and production fast enough to offset surging costs for iron ore, manganese, scrap steel and freight. ...
bloomberg.com

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Ann Joo Resources rated outperform


The main costs for the local steel millers which are likely to be included in the formula were scrap metal and electricity costs. Scrap metal makes up about ...
theedgedaily.com

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Saudi scrap iron prices up on construction


Cost of materials such as cement and steel could rise 19 per cent during the next 12 months, it added. The scrap metal market is estimated at up to three ...
gulfnews.com

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Monday, 28 January 2008
 

UPDATE 1-Xstrata ups copper resource estimate at Chile mine


A deal would diversify Vale's mining interests and would create the world's biggest nickel producer, surpassing Russia's Norilsk Nickel (GMKN. ...
reuters.com

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Fire-plagued scrapyard rocked by explosion


The blast blew out windows and damaged the facades of several buildings in and near the GB Scrap Metal yard in the Rogers and Weston Rds area. ...
thestar.com

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Precious metal: Copper, aluminum thefts grow in Beaufort County


The metal's abundance at construction sites presents an opportunity for thieves, who often take their loot to scrap metal dealers -- the pawn shops of the ...
islandpacket.com

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2 arrested in theft of scrap metal


Two suspects are in custody in Green Lake County for their alleged involvement in the theft of scrap metal and new construction metal....
fdlreporter.com

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Sacagawea statue found at Bend scrap metal yard


A statue of Sacagawea and her baby that was stolen earlier this month from Fort Clatsop National Memorial Park near Astoria was found at a scrap metal...
blog.oregonlive.com

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Wrapped in scrap, an island home couldn't be cozier


The reclaimed metal French doors came with intact hardware; the blackened steel porch railings were crafted by local metal artist Tim Leonard. ...
seattletimes.nwsource.com

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Everyone is paying the price as metal thieves go about GUTTING WICHITA


It began about two years ago when the price for scrap copper rose above $2 a pound. The thieves also take stainless steel, brass and aluminum. ...
As Published by kansas.com

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Sunday, 27 January 2008
 

Pioneer Editorial: Moving with caution on Range mines


Or at least copper, nickel, cobalt, platinum, palladium and even small amounts of gold have been discovered under the Iron Range in amounts now that make ...
bemidjipioneer.com

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In photos: 'The Making of an Oscar statuette'


The Oscar, officially named the Academy Award of Merit, is plated with copper, nickel and gold. It stands 13 1/2 inches (34,29 cm) tall and weighs 8 1/2 ...
movies.monstersandcritics.com

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Metal thefts have local contractor...


"It's usually about drugs," he said, adding that addicts in need of a fix will steal scrap metal to make an extra $20 to $30 to apply toward their ...
reporter-times.com

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Sacagawea Statue Found -- 250 Miles Away


Bend police officers said they responded to a local scrap metal dealer after the scrap metal yard received some suspicious metal Tuesday. ...
kptv.com

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Police say man stealing metal from Arcade


"Burglars used to come in and steal your television or your stereo; now they steal scrap metal," Bullens said. "When you steal a television, you have to try ...
daytondailynews.com

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UPDATE: Nucor's 4Q Net Down 10% On Higher Costs, Charges


The average scrap and scrap substitute cost per ton used increased 17%. In the steel mill segment, production decreased 1.4% and shipments remained flat. ...
As Published by money.cnn.com

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New Iron Range mining industry faces old conflicts


One of the major problems environmentalists fear is acid leaking from mines that produce metals such as copper and nickel, two metals several companies want ...
bemidjipioneer.com

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Foes spar at Capitol on mining projects


Star Tribune The risks associated with permitting an array of copper and nickel mining projects targeted for northern Minnesota got a lengthy ...
startribune.com

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Metals - Copper remains higher midafternoon as fears ease over ...


Nickel was steady at 27250 usd, and zinc was at 2285 usd against 2256 usd. The copying, republication or redistribution of Thomson Financial News Content, ...
As Published by money.cnn.com

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UPDATE 5-Copper steadies, aluminium hits two-week high


Lead was at $2610/2630 a tonne compared with $2615 on Thursday, nickel at $26875/26900 from $27300, zinc at $2280/2285 from $2260 and tin at $16225/16325 ...
As Published by forbes.com

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Saturday, 26 January 2008
 

Veolia signals growing interest in scrap metal


The French division of Veolia Environmental Services is expecting to confirm the purchase of France's third largest scrap metal business within a matter of ...
letsrecycle.com

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Scrap Metal Law


Officials hope a new law will help cut down on copper and other scrap metal thefts in New York. The new law took effect last week. Anyone, who wants to sell ...
wetmtv.com

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Oregon may need tougher laws to deal with metal thefts


1, Oregon began implementing House Bill 3026, which increases the specificity of information scrap-metal dealers and recyclers and consignment shop owners ...
statesmanjournal.com

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Duo carted off nearly $2M in Goods from Guyana Stores-court told


Additionally Edwards has been accused of breaking into a scrap metal bond and stealing a quantity of copper wire. He was not required to plead to that ...
stabroeknews.com

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Carted away: City will keep money from scrap metal rather than ...


Instead, it will take them to a junkyard and keep whatever scrap metal fee it gets. Mayor Lou Barletta issued the order during post-agenda ...
standardspeaker.com

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One man's scrap, another man's gold (Somerset West)


Home owners are being asked to report any suspicious activity, day or night, or anyone they believe might be selling stolen scrap metal. ...
avonandsomerset.police.uk

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Nucor 4Q Profit Falls, Beats Street


... scrap and scrap substitute cost per ton jumped 17 percent to $285 in the fourth quarter. The average sales price per ton rose 9 percent. Total steel ...
As Published by chron.com

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Teekay Shares Shouldn't Be Tanking


... though we could potentially revise this number downward, particularly if there is a greater movement to scrap older vessels (scrap steel prices remain ...
online.barrons.com

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Copper Climbs, Nickel Advances for First Day This Week on China


Copper gained the most in two weeks in London and nickel rose for the first day this week as China's economic growth supports demand for ...
bloomberg.com

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Credit woes may worsen mine undersupply, scuttle high-risk ...


Lehman notes that lack of available supply has already limited global consumption of particularly copper, nickel and iron-ore. It puts this down to a long ...
miningweekly.co.za

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Chinese buying, gains in equities boost copper


Zinifex, which is looking to expand into nickel with aA$775 million hostile bid for Allegiance Mining, said zinc output was 147288 tonnes in the quarter ...
africa.reuters.com

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Base Metals


Copper gained the most in two weeks in London and nickel climbed for the first day this week as China's economic growth bolsters demand for industrial ...
commodityonline.com

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Base Metals


Copper gained the most in two weeks in London and nickel climbed for the first day this week as China's economic growth bolsters demand for industrial ...
commodityonline.com

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In pictures: Making an Oscar


The Oscars are hand-dipped in four different finishes - copper, nickel, silver and a layer of 24-carat gold on top - emerging from each bath a different ...
news.bbc.co.uk

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Friday, 25 January 2008
 

Police say air conditioners latest target for scrap metal thieves


The price of copper has been rising, so police believe thieves are taking the units, tearing them apart and selling the copper for scrap.
ohio.com

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Theft epidemic spreads to bronze duck


Local scrap dealers say only nonreputable yards would buy plaques and other metal items that are obviously stolen. Robert Lister, owner of Antioch Recycling ...
contracostatimes.com

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Thefts point to vulnerability of metal sculptures for scrap


Scrap metal has become a red-hot commodity among thieves. It's a "coin of the realm" in the criminal underworld, police say, where any kind of metal that ...
oregonlive.com

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Crime drops but public still afraid


But motor vehicle theft is up by 12.9 per cent, blamed largely on the trade in scrap metal. Police bosses have welcomed the figures, which they say shows ...
bdrecorder.co.uk

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New Law Aims to Scrap Metal Theft


As of January 14th, anyone selling scrap metal worth at least $50 to a dealer must provide photo identification. Scrap dealers will have to keep copies of ...
wgrz.com

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Another Round of Metal Thefts Cost 40K


It takes more than good faith and a hand-shake to sell scrap metal these days, thanks to new laws requiring recycling companies to ask customers for ...
kake.com

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Another Round of Metal Thefts Cost 40K


It takes more than good faith and a hand-shake to sell scrap metal these days, thanks to new laws requiring recycling companies to ask customers for ...
kake.com

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Only on 3: Scrap Dealers Crack Down On Thieves


The point of this new bill is not only to protect those who are selling metal legitimately, but also to protect scrap metal dealers. ...
wreg.com

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New law aimed at cracking down on copper thieves


State officials are hoping a new law will cut down on scrap metal thefts, especially copper. As of January 14th, anyone selling scrap metal to ...
news10now.com

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Portland wins court case against scrapyard


E. Perry Iron & Metal Co., a scrap-metal yard that has been in the Bayside neighborhood since 1917, has resisted the city's efforts to relocate the business ...
mainebiz.biz

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Hulk's owners plan to cash in on demand for scrap metal


Ken Fell says higher steel prices should make the work worth it. Photo / Brett Phibbs Soaring scrap-metal prices have prompted a ...
nzherald.co.nz

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Construction boom lifts Saudi scrap iron prices


Cost of materials such as cement and steel could rise 19% during the next 12 months, it added. The scrap metal market is estimated at up to 3 million tonnes ...
arabianbusiness.com

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Thefts skyrocket as price of scrap metal increases


In 2005, Edison tallied fewer than 100 thefts of copper, stainless steel and aluminum, Conroy said. In 2006, more than 200 such thefts occurred, ...
venturacountystar.com

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AK Steel: Officials expect continuing improvement in 2008


"The marketplace is cognizant of the recent surge in scrap pieces, and it is anticipating higher iron ore prices as well," said James Wainscott, ...
middletownjournal.com

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No quick recovery for nickel prices


Nickel prices are likely to remain weak for several months as a much-heralded recovery in the stainless steel ...
As Published by guardian.co.uk

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RMDAS Ferrous Scrap Pricing: January Liftoff


Average prices rose in the South by more than $80 per ton for Prompt Industrial Composite grades, #2 Shredded Scrap and for #1 Heavy Melting Steel. ...
recyclingtoday.com

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Thursday, 24 January 2008
 

Quarterly Activities Report


This metal association typically occurs in mineralised layered complexes and results suggest the presence of gabbro hosted nickel-copper sulphide and PGM ...
newsstore.smh.com.au

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Zinifex Says Second-Quarter Zinc, Lead Output Gains (Update3)


Chief Executive Officer Andrew Michelmore is seeking output of other metals such as nickel and copper to offset declining prices for zinc, used to galvanize ...
bloomberg.com

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Market turmoil stymies Vale's play for Xstrata


... would diversify Vale's interests protecting it from a downturn in any one of the merged entity's three key markets: copper, nickel and iron ore....
As Published by guardian.co.uk

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Scrap metal group does its bit to tackle the problem


A BRAMPTON-based trade body that represents the scrap metal business says it is doing its bit to tackle the theft problem. The British Metals Recycling ...
peterboroughtoday.co.uk

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Thieves cash in on rising scrap prices


THIEVES are prizing lead from the rooftops of churches, schools and building sites across Elmbridge as the global price of scrap metal soars....
surreyad.co.uk

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Someone is liable for negligence in the case of the transformer ...


Let us pray that a piece of scrap metal does not fall from one of those vehicles and into the path of another vehicle resulting in injury or death before ...
stabroeknews.com

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No clues into metal thefts, police say


Scrap copper's market price Tuesday was listed at just more than $3.20 per pound, according to Demolition Scrap Metal and Salvage News. ...
clarionledger.com

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Scrap metal sculptor specializes in 'peace fish'


About five years ago Ewashenko sold a peace sign that he made from scrap metal to a woman who said 30 people asked her where she got it. ...
tbnweekly.com

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Meth heads suspected in statue rip-off


She said there's little doubt the statue was stolen for its scrap metal value to drug users who can sell it for quick cash. "There's a direct correlation to ...
dailyastorian.info

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Accused killer's van found in scrap metal yard


The 1996 white Chevrolet Astro van that once belonged to Gary Michael Hilton was found in a scrap metal yard in Halbersham County, according to a Georgia ...
blueridgenow.com

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Selangor Reconsiders Decision On Scrap Metal Licence


Selangor was reported to have frozen the issuance of new licence as well as the renewal of existing ones to scrap metal dealers in the wake of an alarming ...
bernama.com.my

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Wednesday, 23 January 2008
 

Gravity West Resumes Drilling New Drake Hill Copper-Nickel-PGE ...


The Drake Hill nickel-copper-palladium discovery is the result of three of the first six diamond drill holes into this "hidden" greenstone belt. ...
earthtimes.org

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Duluth Metals reports 'robust economics' at Minnesota copper ...


Duluth said Nokomis has the potential to be "one of the world's lowest-cost copper-nickel producers operating on a large scale over a very long period of ...
brandonsun.com

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Copper sags to 3-week low on US recession fear


Among other base metals, nickel was the worst performer. Three-months nickel, a key ingredient of stainless steel making, was down $1050 at $26650. ...
africa.reuters.com

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Aura Minerals Inc. Releases Further Copper-Gold-Nickel-Iron Assay ...


Aura Minerals Inc. ("Aura Minerals" or the "Company") (TSX:ORA) is very pleased to report ...
marketwire.com

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Goldbrook intersects 1.05% Nickel over 3.45 metres at Timtu


Two holes drilled on the same setup as TIM07-003 also intersected nickel-copper sulfide mineralization. Down dip from TIM07-003, TIM07-004 (Table 2) ...
usetdas.com

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Vale reiterates looking at possible Xstrata offer, talks at early ...


In 2006, Vale produced 93000 tonnes of nickel and 109000 tonnes of copper from Sudbury, Ontario, following its acquisition of Inco Ltd. Xstrata already ...
As Published by money.cnn.com

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2 charged in theft, sale of sculptures as scrap metal


The pair allegedly cut up and sold the sculptures -- worth an estimated $30000 -- for $70 to $100 cash from scrap metal recyclers. ...
seattletimes.nwsource.com

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500 pounds of brass stolen


Thieves tossed more than 500 pounds of brass over an 8-foot fence and made off with up to $1000 worth of the scrap metal ...
winonadailynews.com

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'Scrap metal' was Bronze Age hoard


I thought it was scrap metal at first. It is very exciting." The axeheads, which are four inches long and two inches wide, are being assessed by the British ...
timesonline.co.uk

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Scrap metal scavengers in Portage now need to be licensed


... information on vehicle inspections, fees associated with the licensing process, and insurance required of persons collecting scrap refuse within city ...
chestertontribune.com

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China '08 nickel imports seen flat on substitution


Only one third of the nickel used in the stainless steel industry in China is now from refined nickel, with the rest from steel scrap and nickel pig iron, ...
reuters.com

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Mr. Mayor, it's time to look this gift horse in the mouth


Once in Australia, Chesapeake's first couple combined sightseeing with tours of Smorgon's steel mills and scrap yards. Scrap yards? ...
hamptonroads.com

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Pillar boxes could be next to go missing


Cambridgeshire police are so concerned by the theft of telephone wires and other scrap metal, said to be costing the county £500000 each month, ...
telegraph.co.uk

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Tuesday, 22 January 2008
 

UPDATE 2-Shanghai copper, zinc limit down as recession looms


... -2.52 18950.00 -1.16 LME Nickel 27700.00 0.00 +0.00 26350.00 5.12 LME Tin 16000.00 0.00 +0.00 16400.00 -2.44 ** 1st contract month for COMEX copper ...
As Published by forbes.com

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Canadian Royalties Inc./Nunavik Nickel Project Allammaq Update ...


Of particular note is the presence of a traceable basal zone of high-grade Nickel, Copper and Platinum group element (PGE) mineralization, also present in ...
earthtimes.org

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Copper Drops Most in Two Months Following Declines in Equities


Nickel fell $1025, or 3.6 percent, to $27750 a ton and lead decreased $90 to $2500. 20-day moving average 6963 100-day moving average 7308 200-day moving ...
bloomberg.com

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Brazil's Vale in Talks to Buy Xstrata


Xstrata provides not only nickel, but zinc, which is also used to make stainless steel, copper and more metallurgical coal used in steelmaking....
online.wsj.com

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HOW TO: Steal A Bridge (Russian Style)


This netted them about 200 tons of scrap metal which police figure they're planning to sell. To thwart a repeat offense, they're going to replace the bridge ...
jaunted.com

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HOW TO: Steal A Bridge (Russian Style)


This netted them about 200 tons of scrap metal which police figure they're planning to sell. To thwart a repeat offense, they're going to replace the bridge ...
jaunted.com

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Utilities paint copper wires to reduce growing thefts


A flyer lists each utility's name and the color to help scrap metal recyclers, police and others trace the wiring. EWEB employees recently completed ...
oregonlive.com

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Scrap iron price in Saudi Arabia jumps by SR100


Traders expect that the kingdom's consumption of iron and steel during the next three years would exceed more than 36 million tonnes. ...
khaleejtimes.com

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Quebec police probing thefts of catalytic converters to get ...


They end up in scrap yards so that they can get back into the economy, into the steel mills or the foundaries or whatnot," he said. "What is an obvious, ...
As Published by canadianpress.google.com

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Monday, 21 January 2008
 

Musgrave Nickel Project Update


The sulphide mineralisation is dominated by pyrrhotite (iron sulphide) accompanied by accessory chalcopyrite (copper sulphide) and pentlandite (nickel ...
newsstore.smh.com.au

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Copper thieves target railroads, traffic lights


Scrap-metal thievery is not a new phenomenon, with robbers for decades stepping up their plundering of copper from vacant houses, businesses, ...
suburbanchicagonews.com

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Legitimate recyclers fighting theft of metal


Local scrap metal dealers work on a daily basis with law enforcement officers to help ensure that they only purchase metal from legitimate companies and ...
clarionledger.com

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Scrap metal yard told to clean up its facility


State officials have ordered a scrap metal recycling yard to clean up lead and arsenic contamination at its facility. ...
sbsun.com

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Scrap metal yard told to clean up its facility


State officials have ordered a scrap metal recycling yard to clean up lead and arsenic contamination at its facility. ...
sbsun.com

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Scrap metal thieves steal air conditioning units from church


Someone, looking for scrap metal to sell, pulled apart the air conditioners at the Victorious Life Church of the Nazarene.. "Seven units, four at our church ...
wishtv.com

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Dealers in scrap steel not profiting


Despite that, Scrap Metal Recycling Association president Trevor Munro says no one here is making any money. He says it is a very competitive industry and ...
newstalkzb.co.nz

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Georgia Agents Find Murder Suspect's Second Van


The white van was found in a scrap metal yard. Agents received a tip from a man who had seen a tow truck remove the van from an area where it was last seen ...
allheadlinenews.com

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Scrap metal price skyrockets


The price is shooting up but dealers say they are not the ones profiting from the high demand for scrap steel. The international price for recyclable metal ...
tvnz.co.nz

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Steel industry anticipates further price hikes


Surging input prices and demand will continue to push up steel prices on the domestic market, a recent conference has heard. At the moment, steel billets ...
thanhniennews.com

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KSA: Price of scrap iron increases 8.33%


Traders expected that the Kingdom's consumption of iron and steel during the next three years would exceed more than 36 million tons with more 13 million ...
menafn.com

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Steel price hike slows construction works


According to import sources, price of scrap metals increased to $470 per tonne in the past week from $405 of a couple of months back, while price of billet ...
independent-bangladesh.com

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Metals precious


Scrap metal is available almost anywhere. Officers cannot watch every car lot, steel spike and downspout. "We need some cooperation from the businesses who ...
zwire.com

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Sunday, 20 January 2008
 

Copper-Nickel Cent Comes From Grim Time


One special group is the copper-nickel Indian Heads that lasted from 1859-64. Not only were these coins a different color and thicker than the Indian Head ...
numismaster.com

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Copper Gains, Leading Other Metals Higher, on Demand in China


``We expect copper to remain reasonably firm this year.'' Nickel climbed $200 to $27800 a ton. LME-monitored stockpiles have declined 3.2 percent this year ...
bloomberg.com

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Xstrata Copper expands


A sister company of Xstrata Nickel is looking at expansion that could have an indirect impact on Greater Sudbury. Xstrata Copper's recycling business - the ...
thesudburystar.com

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Metals - Copper extends gains as US consumer sentiment data comes ...


... and with stockpiles of the metal monitored by the LME still declining, copper prices have bounced back this morning, with tin and nickel following suit. ...

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Sole dealer solution


Telekom Malaysia Berhad ª in Sabah is all for appointing a sole government-appointed dealer in the scrap metal trade in the State as well as ...
dailyexpress.com.my

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Sole dealer solution


Telekom Malaysia Berhad ª in Sabah is all for appointing a sole government-appointed dealer in the scrap metal trade in the State as well as ...
dailyexpress.com.my

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Pricey Metal Makes Catalytic Converters Attractive To Thieves


Scrap metal thieves are already stealing countless amounts of copper and aluminum in Central Florida, but now they are stealing catalytic converters from ...
cfnews13.com

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Pair arraigned in theft of sculptures cut up for scrap


The pair allegedly cut up and sold the sculptures -- worth an estimated $30000 -- for $70 to $100 in scrap metal. Loundree had been hired to protect the ...
blog.oregonlive.com

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Police arrest 2 in theft of sculptures from Portland estate


Two large sculptures stolen from the estate of a Portland philanthropist were cut up and sold for scrap metal, the authorities said....
oregonlive.com

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Copper, other metal thefts on the rise across Michigan, including ...


"It's really been a problem during the last couple years as the price of scrap metal has gone up," Singer said. He said both DTE and AT&T have been working ...
michigansthumb.com

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The metals story this month is mostly about steel


The metals story this month is all about-or mostly about-the domestic steel industry, and it's all bullish. To some, however, it's only about higher scrap ...
purchasing.com

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Saturday, 19 January 2008
 

Alberta Star Drills 22.5 Meters of 2.24% Zinc, 0.23% Lead, 0.025 ...


In addition, uranium, cobalt, nickel, copper, silver, lead and zinc enrichments are present locally as veins, veinlets and disseminations that extend ...
As Published by money.cnn.com

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Sage Gold Inc.: Jacobus Ni-Cu Drilling Continues to Return High ...


Ore grade copper and nickel assays were determined by aqua-regia digestion and atomic absorption. The gold assays were calculated using fire assay and ICP ...
earthtimes.org

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Sage Gold Inc.: Jacobus Ni-Cu Drilling Continues to Return High ...


Ore grade copper and nickel assays were determined by aqua-regia digestion and atomic absorption. The gold assays were calculated using fire assay and ICP ...
earthtimes.org

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New inspection tariff on scrap exports pose further headaches for ...


Another controversy may be brewing in the local scrap metal industry, this time over what industry officials say is the recent imposition by government of a ...
stabroeknews.com

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'Stolen' copper wire seized in Bay


Six warnings were issued regarding abandoned vehicles around the scrap metal yards in the area. One fine was issued to a resident washing his car in the ...
As Published by theherald.co.za

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Thieves strip utility transformers for scrap metal, police say


Police are investigating who may have stolen scrap metal from a warehouse on the city's west side this morning. Thieves striped and smashed nine ...
detnews.com

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Scrap metal firms jointly set up factory


Speed Dimension (M) Sdn Bhd and L.Rafie Engineering Sdn Bhd have jointly launched a new scrap metal factory to increase their productivity ...
biz.thestar.com.my

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3 arrested after deadly Albanian metal plant blast


Two Turkish furnace technicians and their Albanian colleague were arrested Tuesday after an explosion at a scrap metal factory killed ...
kyivpost.com

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SHOCK: Scrap Bandits Kill Power Transformers


Thieves looking for scrap metal in Detroit have found a shocking new source -- power transformers on utility poles. Chopper 7 captured utility and fire ...
wxyz.com

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Customers told to steel against big price rise


The company said a rapid rise in the cost of scrap metal during the Christmas-New Year break had resulted in the price of a tonne of scrap steel rising from ...
nzherald.co.nz

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Steel Should Remain Strong in 2008


Schnitzer Steel Industries is downgraded to Sell from Neutral, as it may be squeezed by rising US scrap pricing and appears overvalued. ...
online.barrons.com

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Strength in Steel Dynamics


... scrap costs and smaller scale of operations. 'However, Steel Dynamics has implemented steel surcharges to help cover some of the cost. Our target price ...
tradingmarkets.com

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The Rule of Iron: He Who Has the Iron Ore Makes the Rules


In either case the most affected parties by this strategy are less the world's iron ore miners than its steel makers, who will see a rise in the price, ...
resourceinvestor.com

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Friday, 18 January 2008
 

Thieves target stainless steel


Since new copper laws went into effect limiting the amount thieves can take to scrap yards for a profit, they have switched to steel. ...
fox23.com

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Company drills for nickel, copper in Carlton County


The bedrock will be analyzed later for levels of copper and nickel. Several companies, including Kennecott, have been exploring for copper, nickel and ...
swcbulletin.com

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Northern Abitibi Announces Drill Results From the Taylor Brook ...


... logistical setting for a significant new nickel-copper-cobalt deposit, and our efforts will continue to drive the project towards this conclusion....
marketwire.com

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Metals - Copper holds onto gains as Fed chairman Bernanke begins ...


Nickel fell to 27650 usd against 27900 usd, however analysts at Fairfax IS remained cautiously upbeat on the outlook for prices amid hopes demand from the ...

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Metals - Copper holds onto gains as Fed chairman Bernanke begins ...


Nickel fell to 27650 usd against 27900 usd, however analysts at Fairfax IS remained cautiously upbeat on the outlook for prices amid hopes demand from the ...
As Published by money.cnn.com

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Copper prices pare gains on Bernanke


A FALL in inventories lifted copper prices in early trade overnight, but the market pared gains after the head of the US Federal Reserve pointed to a ...
As Published by theaustralian.news.com.au

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Labour disputes could underpin some base metals


Deals are due to be renewed at two sizeable nickel plants, while wildcat action cannot be discounted in other metals. "Supply problems, including strikes, ...
As Published by guardian.co.uk

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Higher Nickel Values From Diamonds North's Nickel Discovery


The Company is of the view that the Amaruk prospect represents the opportunity to test a major nickel-copper-cobalt target in an area previously unknown for ...
marketwire.com

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China May Introduce 17% VAT on Scrap Metal


Under current legislation, scrap metal recycling enterprises are exempt from 17% VAT charges. Downstream users are required to pay 17% VAT on the sale of ...
resourceinvestor.com

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Rampant investor demand to push gold to 1000 usd in 2008 - GFMS


Scrap metal, meanwhile, is forecast to increase by around 15 pct to over 500 tonnes. Scrap, the metal recycled and sold back into the market, ...
As Published by money.cnn.com

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Cemetery sees metal vases stolen from graves, again


In 2007, a city ordinance was passed that required pawn shops and scrap metal buyers to photograph and identify their customers. Police said the ordinance ...
tuscaloosanews.com

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Fraud arrest shocks county


It's alleged that Mr. Bell received but did not report cash payments for scrap metal shipments that were collected at the county's landfill sites and sold ...
eastnorthumberland.com

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Utilities reach for spray paint to help keep thieves away from wires


Then, a flier was created listing each utility's name and the color of its wire as a way to help scrap metal recyclers, police agencies and others trace the ...
registerguard.com

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Xstrata Copper to double scrap recycling capacity


The copper unit of diversified miner Xstrata plans to double its capacity to recycle electronic scrap metal at its Horne smelter, in Quebec, Canada, ...
miningweekly.co.za

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Sector Snap: Steel Producers


... higher US scrap metal prices. Scrap metal is a key ingredient in one steel-production method. Shares of Schnitzer lost $3.52, or 6.3 percent, to $51.97. ...
As Published by chron.com

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ArcelorMittal plans a new steel beam mill in Quebec


Includes market alerts for scrap steel, iron ore, copper, steel wire rod, NAND Flash chips, DSPs, and ocean-freight rates....
purchasing.com

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Nucor seeks huge hike in sheet-steel prices


Nucor has continued the steel-sheet price-inflation charge, blaming the recent explosion in steel scrap prices for the $80/ton price increase for hot-rolled ...
purchasing.com

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Flat-rolled steel trading in New York put off until "sometime ...


Includes market alerts for scrap steel, iron ore, copper, steel wire rod, NAND Flash chips, DSPs, and ocean-freight rates....
purchasing.com

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Flat-rolled steel trading in New York put off until "sometime ...


Includes market alerts for scrap steel, iron ore, copper, steel wire rod, NAND Flash chips, DSPs, and ocean-freight rates....
purchasing.com

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Climax moly mine to re-open


Includes market alerts for scrap steel, iron ore, copper, steel wire rod, NAND Flash chips, DSPs, and ocean-freight rates....
purchasing.com

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Solid-state drives will compete with hard-disk drives


Includes market alerts for scrap steel, iron ore, copper, steel wire rod, NAND Flash chips, DSPs, and ocean-freight rates. ...
purchasing.com

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Thursday, 17 January 2008
 

Copper, nickel fall in London


Copper and nickel slid for a second day in London on concern that the US, the world's second-largest user of industrial metals, ...
tehrantimes.com

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Gravity West Cuts 10.75 Metres of Copper-Nickel-Palladium ...


We believe the area has tremendous potential, not only for nickel, copper and PGE's, but for gold and base metal VMS mineralization. ...
baystreet.ca

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Franconia Minerals Intersects "Longest & Strongest" Mineralization ...


The Complex is believed to contain the third largest unexploited copper-nickel-platinum group metals resources in the world, after Sudbury and Nor'ilsk. ...
marketwire.com

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Lockerby Mine holds more ore than first thought: First Nickel


The new resource estimate pegs contained metal as grading 1.78 per cent nickel, 1.23 per cent copper and 0.07 per cent cobalt for a total of 113 million ...
thesudburystar.com

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Russia Exports More Copper and Nickel


Russia exported 258.1 thousand tons of refined copper worth of USD1.714 billion. According to the Federal Customs Service, ...
engl.fis.ru

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Oil, Copper Pace Decline in Commodities on Signs of Recession


Nickel fell $750, or 2.6 percent, to $27770 a ton. Copper, which tracks the global economy, posted the smallest gain in five years in 2007 and nickel lost ...
bloomberg.com

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Copper prices slide


Lead shed $US55 to $US2,600 per tonne and nickel slipped 1.8 per cent to $US27,900 from $28400. Aluminium was down at $US2,470 from $US2,483, ...
news.smh.com.au

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Australian Commodity Stocks Drop, Led by BHP, Rio; Banks Rise


Australian commodity stocks declined, led by BHP Billiton Ltd. and Newcrest Mining Ltd. after prices for copper, nickel and gold dropped. ...
bloomberg.com

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IAEA Seeks Answers To Radioactive Seizure


Zimmerman added that one possibility is that a gauge containing the cesium-137 got caught up in the scrap metal in the shipment. ...
rferl.org

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China may introduce 17 pct VAT on scrap metal - official


The Chinese government is considering levying a 17 percent value-added tax (VAT) on scrap metal recycling enterprises in an attempt to aid ...
As Published by interfax.cn

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Metal Dealer Dices With Death


Armas Amukoto, a scrap metal dealer sells old aluminum, copper and bronze that he gets from villagers who collect the metal scraps from disused car chassis, ...

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Cop injured, scrap metal thief shot in car chase


A dramatic car chase yesterday morning left one policeman slightly injured and a scrap metal thief possibly shot in the stomach. ...
As Published by nst.com.my

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Copper thieves target lighting on highways


That's why the Iowa DOT is also encouraging local recycling centers and scrap metal dealers and processors to report to law enforcement large amounts of ...
desmoinesregister.com

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Legislators to clamp down on thieves of scrap metal


Companion bills introduced last week in the Senate and House last week tighten existing regulations on scrap metal sales. Chattanooga police said scrap ...
As Published by timesfreepress.com

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Scrap Dealer Makes Second Appearance on Cable Program


Cash's Scrap Metal and Iron, a St. Louis-based metal recycling company, will appear on the Discovery Channel's Dirty Jobs Jan. 15 at 8:00 pm. ...
recyclingtoday.com

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Anti-smog devices stolen for metals


Thieves unbolt or cut the metal devices from the exhaust systems of parked vehicles and sell them to scrap metal recyclers. The devices can bring as much as ...
usatoday.com

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Junk at Molokai Landfill Finally Recycled


Monday, the last of three barges of Molokai scrap metal arrives on Oahu. It took contractors about 8 months to remove this massive mountain of scrap metal, ...
khnl.com

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Tennessee recognizes Air Force for recycling measures


This included 2149 tons of construction and demolition materials, 2039 tons of scrap metal, 244 tons of paper and cardboard, and 147 tons of other materials ...
afmc.af.mil

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Where Does Steel Go Now?


Much of the mini-mill operations, which produce steel from scrap and utilize lectric-arc furnaces, are too isolated to have a wide geographical reach, ...
industryweek.com

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Students scrapping for funds


A Dumpster has been placed at the school where residents can drop off aluminum cans and scrap metal including steel, aluminum, copper and tin....
centralohio.com

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Producer Price Index Decreases 0.1% in December


Iron and steel scrap prices turned up 5.7 percent following a 7.6-percent decrease in November. The index for copper base scrap fell less than in November. ...
123jump.com

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Non-residential US construction seen up in '08-AIA


Construction material prices are seen rising by 4 percent to 5 percent this year, faster than overall inflation. Higher prices for iron and steel scrap, ...
reuters.com

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Wednesday, 16 January 2008
 

Duluth Metals acquires Platsol(TM) technology license for Nokomis ...


U) today announced the Company has signed a Platsol(TM) technology license with International PGM Technologies Ltd for processing copper, nickel and ...
newswire.ca

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Probe Mines Identifies Significant Ni-Cu-Ag-Co Soil Geochemical ...


Within a 200m section of the profile, samples displayed highly anomalous values for nickel, copper, silver and cobalt with response ratios of up to 9.1, 36, ...
foxbusiness.com

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Kaminak Commences Airborne Geophysical Surveys on Quebec Nickel ...


Collectively, these are important indicators of process and suggest a favourable environment for the formation of nickel-copper-PGE deposits. ...
marketwire.com

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Copper prices slip overnight


Aluminium traded at $US2,506 a tonne from $US2,548, lead at $US2,685 from $US2,735, tin at $US16,250 from $US16,425/16450 and nickel at $US28,705 from $US29 ...
news.smh.com.au

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Commodity boom continues to roll


Agricultural goods - known in market-speak as "softs" - are the latest to join a commodity boom that has already pushed up prices of oil, copper and nickel, ...
news.bbc.co.uk

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An up day for the miners but index slides again


BHP Billiton and Newcrest led mining stocks higher after a jump in copper, nickel and gold. "Because of Centro, the whole property trust sector looks a bit ...
business.theage.com.au

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Speed Dimension, L. Rafie launch scrap metal factory


Speed Dimension (M) Sdn Bhd, in partnership with L. Rafie Engineering Sdn Bhd, has launched a new scrap metal factory to ...
biz.thestar.com.my

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Cleveland scrap metal thieves target 188-pound sewer covers


Cleveland scrap metal thieves are sinking into the gutter in their quest for materials to sell....
wtol.com

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3 arrested after deadly Albanian metal plant blast


Two Turkish furnace technicians and their Albanian colleague were arrested Tuesday after an explosion at a scrap metal factory ...
pr-inside.com

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188-Pound Sewer Covers Stolen In Cleveland Neighborhood


Morris, who sells between $10 and $12 million a year in scrap metal, also has extensive safeguards in place, requiring driver's licenses and assigning ...
newsnet5.com

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Albania metal plant blast kills worker, injures 5


An explosion at a scrap metal plant Monday killed an Albanian worker and critically injured five others, police said. ...
pr-inside.com

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Hyundai Steel Shares Fall as Brokerages Cut Estimates (Update1)


9 raised their forecasts for Korean scrap prices by 18 percent because of a
global shortage. Hyundai Steel traded at 70100 won at 1:25 pm Seoul time....
bloomberg.com

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Inland Steel Celebrates 40 Years of Scrap Metal Recycling in ...


Inland Steel has a large inventory of quality steel and scrap metal products. The Inland Steel scrap yards offer a good selection of both new and used metal ...
prweb.com

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Fastener makers in Punjab demand cut in steel prices


Similarly, the prices of scrap and sponge iron, raw materials for furnace industry, have surged to Rs23,000 and Rs20,500 respectively. ...
livemint.com

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BUSINESS IN BRIEF


The steel corporation has suggested the Government infrastructure for steel production project, facilitate imports of scrap to supply materials for domestic ...
english.vietnamnet.vn

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Tuesday, 15 January 2008
 

Australia Stocks Fall for Seventh Day, Led by Centro; BHP Rises


BHP Billiton Ltd. and Newcrest Mining Ltd. led mining stocks higher after copper, nickel and gold prices jumped. ``Because of Centro, the whole property ...
bloomberg.com

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Franconia Minerals Reports "No Change in Water Quality" From Birch ...


Franconia is aggressively expanding and advancing development of its resources at the Birch Lake copper-nickel-PGM (platinum group metals) project in the ...
marketwire.com

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Copper Rises in London on Weaker Dollar, China; Nickel Gains


Nickel and lead also gained. The US currency declined to the lowest in seven weeks against the euro, making dollar-denominated copper cheaper for buyers ...
bloomberg.com

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Avebury Nickel Resources Increase by 10%


... drilling program, including delineation drilling of the known nickel-copper-platinum resources at Melba Flats some 24 kilometres northeast of Avebury. ...
foxbusiness.com

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Interesting find at McFauld's Lake


The whole mining world got excited last year when an old junior called Noront Resources Ltd. made an amazing high-grade nickel-copper discovery at the ...
network.nationalpost.com

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Copper prices rise


Aluminium closed at $2548 a tonne from $2514 on Friday and steel making raw material nickel was up at $29300 a tonne from $28650. Zinc closed at $2396 from ...
news.smh.com.au

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Prize Mining Provides Update Regarding Silvermet Inc.'s Drilling ...


Observations made by Lakefield (SGS Laboratories) on selected drill cores and from specimens taken from surface indicate the presence of nickel and copper ...
marketwire.com

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Canadian Arrow Mines receives positive assessment study for ...


The Kenbridge Nickel Property has a highly promising resource which at base case nickel and copper prices would provide Canadian Arrow with good financial ...
newswire.ca

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Commodity outlook: Copper likely to trade in positive territory


He is bullish on copper in short duration. He is expecting copper to touch USD 785 per tons at LME. He suggests target for Nickel at USD 30000 per ton in ...
myiris.com

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Metso To Supply A Metal Recycling Plant To EMR In The USA


Once the delivery has been completed, the facility will have the capacity to handle 200 tonnes of scrap metal per hour to produce shredder scrap. ...
abnnewswire.net

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It's a Struggle for Survival At Dumpsite


Khaebeb and Useb collect scrap metal at the dumpsite for re-sell to scrap metal dealers at the town. They generate an average of N$100 a day per person ...

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GRATE DRAIN ROBBERY


In the past few years similar thefts have been reported in towns and cities around the world, following a surge in scrap metal prices. The metal road drain ...
examiner.co.uk

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Scrap metal thief escapes jail sentence


A petty thief has avoided jail by a whisker after trying to steal valuable scrap metal in a brazen daylight raid at a plumbing business. ...
eastbourneherald.co.uk

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India spot gold moves to record highs; domestic demand weak UPDATE


The record high prices will likely see huge amounts of scrap gold entering the domestic market but demand is unlikely to recover in the near term, ...
forbes.com

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Miners seek PM's intervention in scrapping export duty


"There is a concerted misinformation campaign about soaring export prices by domestic steel lobby, who desire iron ore cheap. A closer examination will ...
livemint.com

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Reduce refuse and recycle


A Lear executive surprised him Cardboard boxes, torn plastic wrap, lubrication sludge, broken light bulbs, steel scrap, wooden shipping pallets, ...
indystar.com

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Midland-Davis rolls with punches: As markets change, so has ...


The trucks Midland-Davis used to haul iron and steel scrap from manufacturing plants could be converted to haul paper. Also, the paper market worked in the ...
qconline.com

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Monday, 14 January 2008
 

Fox secures offtake agreement for nickel project


Fox Resources Limited (FXR) has executed an agreement with China's largest nickel producer, Jinchuan Group, for all nickel and copper concentrates produced ...
livenews.com.au

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Copper gains ground


Tin was untraded but last quoted at $US16,300/16305 and nickel shed $US50 to $US28,650. Spot gold surged to a record just shy of $US900 an ounce on Friday ...
news.theage.com.au

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Base Metals


MCX Copper traded positive and closed at Rs. 287.35 per kg on weekend with a loss from previous closing, while Zinc, Nickel Lead, Aluminium closed in green. ...
commodityonline.com

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Fox Resources supply Jinchuan with Sholl B2 offtake


The first stage of the Sholl B2 project will deliver 2211 tonnes of nickel and 2653t of copper in 10 months from an open pit mine reserve of 425000t at ...
tradingmarkets.com

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Market sees bright futures


To diversify its product range, the bourse plans to launch new contracts on nickel, silver and steel futures this year. Analysts predict the Shanghai ...
chinadaily.com.cn

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Resurgent copper may test Rs 300 level


The volume toppers were aluminium, copper, silver, nickel, zinc, gold and natural gas. Open interest flared up in zinc, nickel, chana, silver, ...
dnaindia.com

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Utilities try to deter wire thieves


The theft of copper wire has troubled utilities nationwide for more than a
decade, but in recent years when the price of the scrap metal reached record ...
oregonlive.com

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Illegal scrapyard still operating after 14 years of enforcement ...


Not only do the towers of scrap metal and heaps of disused buses continue to scar one of the most beautiful valleys of the south of Malta, Wied Zembaq, ...
As Published by independent.com.mt

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He's dropped the chains, but not the vision


As his sumptuously scored Violin Concerto suggests, he has traveled far from the days of scrap metal and vastly expanded his map of musical influences. ...
boston.com

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Raw materials costs are boosting sheet steel prices


Steel scrap prices have erupted by $55/gross ton to $325 this week in the Midwest with scrap market insiders seeing another $70 increase to $395 in coming ...
purchasing.com

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SPOTLESS GROUP LIMITED


The broker believes that iron ore and coking coal prices are factored in by
the market, higher scrap costs should be offset by rising steel prices and while ...
news.ninemsn.com.au

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Sunday, 13 January 2008
 

Copper turns volatile as investors hedge


These have led to copper and nickel on the LME making record starts to the year. Investments in funds and other products tracking such indexes will rise to ...
economictimes.indiatimes.com

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So far, rising gold prices having little effect on business


Despite the high prices, area jewelry, coin and pawn stores haven't seen an
increase in people looking to sell old jewelry or other scrap metal, ...
greatfallstribune.com

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3 charged with felony trespassing


The neighbor said the suspects were trying to steal metal culverts from the clay pits to sell as scrap metal. Deputies located a truck in Milton and ...
pensacolanewsjournal.com

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Good Samaritan Prevents Scrap Metal Thievery


... of rubble are a target for thieves because of the value of scrap metal, but this time the thieves were caught because a good Samaritan called police. ...
kfdm.com

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Ninety Six employee charged with breach of trust


According to the GCSO report, the account is non-budgeted and kept open for the deposit of funds from the sale of scrap metal. The metal is reportedly ...
As Published by indexjournal.com

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Local aluminum thieves caught in Mecosta County


The reason scrap metal prices are so high is "because of how fast China is growing right now," Integrity Concrete Construction Chief Executive Officer Mika ...
thedailynews.cc

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Business Standard - Mumbai,Maharashtra,India


In India, however, jewellers have started offering up to two per cent discount for scrap gold to ease selling pressure and boost demand for virgin jewellery ...
business-standard.com

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Steel may not get further duty shield


The Budget, however, may provide a major relief to the steel industry through lower duty on inputs like melting scrap, zinc, coking coal and refractories. ...
economictimes.indiatimes.com

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Metals - Copper up on falling stocks, bets on strong Chinese buying


Three-month nickel was down at 28300 usd against 28700 usd, zinc fell to 2340 usd from 2400 usd and aluminium dipped to 2475 usd from 2490 usd. ...
As Published by money.cnn.com

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Southampton to Commence Drilling at Horden Lake Cu-Ni-PGE Property


... will commence shortly on its 95% owned Horden Lake Copper-Nickel-Platinum Group Element (Cu-Ni-PGE) Property located in the James Bay area of Quebec. ...
earthtimes.org

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Allegiance scoffs at Zinifex offer


Nickel and copper were also intercepted at the Devereaux prospect, 800m away, where several pits were mined in the early 1900s and some drilling done in the ...
As Published by theaustralian.news.com.au

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Aluminum, Copper, Zinc 2008 Estimates Cut by UBS (Update1)


The bank's metals preferences in order are: gold, platinum, molybdenum, nickel, aluminum, copper and zinc, the analysts said. Below is a table of UBS metals ...
bloomberg.com

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Jinchuan Group to Buy 11% of Fox Resources


The Australian company has offer its partner nickel and copper for three consecutive years via a mineral plant lying in Pilbara, a mineral-rich area in west ...
tradingmarkets.com

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Saturday, 12 January 2008
 

SWA to take scrap metal bids


Bedford County Solid Waste Authority will open sealed bids at its next meeting for a scrap metal recycling contract. ...
t-g.com

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High cost of theft


The theft of wire or scrap metal brings with it obvious costs to property owners in the form of lost material. However, it also brings extra costs in the ...
canada.com

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Allegedly had his hands on nearly 2 tonnes of stolen metal


ONE month after a new law targeting the sale of stolen goods came into effect, a man allegedly trying to sell 700kg of metal to a scrap metal dealer has ...
As Published by todayonline.com

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Scrap metal stolen


The offenders climbed over a fence and into a yard shared by two premises, and stolen cutting equipment from an outbuilding to break into one of the main ...
peterboroughtoday.co.uk

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Scrap metal seller arrested after suspicious transaction


Police arrested a scrap metal seller on Wednesday after he made a transaction ...
channelnewsasia.com

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Fall in metal prices


Prices of nickel, tin and copper declined on the non-ferrous metal market here today due to lack of industrial demand coupled with lower advices from the ...
outlookindia.com

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Duferco predicts slowdown in steel industry


... Europe "its particular operating knowhow" in running steel mini-mills in the US. Mini-mills rely on scrap metal as a raw material rather than iron ore. ...
As Published by msnbc.msn.com

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Strong demand for building materials


Billet prices now range from RM1,907 to RM2,035 per tonne depending on the type and size, while prices for steel bars now range from RM2,225 to RM2,419. ...
theedgedaily.com

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Stainless steel cos seek CRC import duty hike


The industry body has said that the present 5% duty on stainless steel melting scrap should be withdrawn. Similarly, duty on nickel products including ...
economictimes.indiatimes.com

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Schnitzer Steel Industries "neutral," target price raised


Schnitzer Steel Industries' scrap prices have improved significantly in the export and domestic markets, which is expected to boost the company's margins ...
newratings.com

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Metals - Copper falls on fears of lower demand growth


In other metals, three-month nickel was down at 28425 usd per tonne from 29550 usd per tonne at the close yesterday. Tin for delivery in three months was ...
As Published by money.cnn.com

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Castillian Intersects 9.75 Meters Grading 3.14% Nickel and 1.44 ...


Castillian has an option to purchase a 100% interest in the approximately 153000 ha Mangabal nickel-copper project in Brazil from Xstrata Nickel. ...
sys-con.com

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LME futures review


LME copper closed the kerb unchanged at $7220 a metric ton and LME nickel ended down $390 at $29500/ton. LME aluminum ended down $14 at $2491/ton and LME ...
commodityonline.com

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International Millennium Mining Corp.: MMI Surveys Identify Strong ...


It has amounted to more than 500 million ounces of silver and 50 million pounds of cobalt along with millions of pounds of copper, nickel and lead. ...
marketwire.com

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Norilsk Nickel, Alrosa among bidders for Iisko-Tagul metals field ...


Iisko-Tagul is believed to hold 7.5 mln tonnes of nickel, 3.5 mln tonnes of
copper and 750 tonnes of platinum group metals.
forbes.com

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Merrill wealth managers like softs, gas, nickel


Metals will come off the boil a bit -- copper is seen down some 6.7 percent during 2008 to around $6500 end-year, for example, but nickel and zinc should ...
As Published by guardian.co.uk

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Silvermet Reports on Muskox 2007 Drill Results and Lakefield ...


Samples exceeding 1.0% copper or nickel are assayed using a hot 4-acid digest and ICP-ES (method Group 7TD). Silvermet is earning up to a 70% interest in ...
marketwire.com

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Friday, 11 January 2008
 

Scrap metal regulation sees decline in theft


RECENT efforts by Government to regulate the scrap metal industry have effectively cramped the style of illegitimate operators, Industry, Investment and ...
jamaicaobserver.com

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Donald Rumsfeld's Plea: Send Our Troops Your Scrap Metal


The Pentagon will shortly be sending the few troops left in the United States door to door to collect Americans scrap metal to send to the troops in Iraq. ...
unconfirmedsources.com

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Thieves Create Some Loud Cars In Hunt For Precious Metal


In 2006, a city ordinance went into effect in Omaha requiring scrap metal dealers to submit a list of clients and their fingerprints to police. ...
ketv.com

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Matrix International faces possible liquidation


In an interview with Cayman Net News, Bruce Young, the Canadian partner in Matrix International, suggested that the price for scrap metal was down globally, ...

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Interseroh Takes Stake in ProTrade


The German firm Interseroh has exercised its option to acquire a 25 percent share in ProTrade Group LLC, a Hudson, Ohio-based scrap metal trading firm....
recyclingtoday.com

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Honor among junk dealers cause arrest of 3 teens


According to the complainant, he woke up at 7 am of January 7 to discover his junkshop was burglarized of a large amount of assorted scrap metal, ...
sunstar.com.ph

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Raw materials costs are boosting sheet steel prices


AM Steel scrap prices have erupted by $55/gross ton to $325 this week in the Midwest with scrap market ...
purchasing.com

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Steel ingot F&Os dearer on sponge iron shortage


"All of this is putting pressure on steel prices," he said. Steel ingot production had already slowed down, due to a shortage of both sponge iron scrap and ...
economictimes.indiatimes.com

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Schnitzer Steel Gets Scrapped


Scrap recycling, Schnitzer Steel's core business, is "doing well in terms of pricing, and should help boost the company in the back end of 2008," said ...
forbes.com

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Shanghai copper limit up, LME hits 2-month peak


Fox owns the Radio Hill copper-nickel mine, which is expected to produce 2500 tonnes of nickel and around 20000 tonnes of copper in 2008.
africa.reuters.com

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Canadian Arrow Mines Ltd. - Kenbridge Nickel-Copper Deposit ...


Nickel and copper grades were estimated by ordinary kriging using parameters set by variography analyses. The new updated mineral resource statement for the ...
foxbusiness.com

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Jinchuan takes a stake in Fox Resources


IN an effort to strengthen its lock on supply, China's Jinchuan Group has taken an 11 per cent stake in the West Australian nickel and copper producer Fox ...
Elgin Lotto & Tobacconist

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MCX base metals recover on firm global market


Futures contract of base metals such as copper, nickel, lead and zinc on Multi Commodity Exchange recovered on ...
economictimes.indiatimes.com

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Allegiance to increase exploration at Melba Flats


... at Nickel Reward and Devereaux to pursue the long held view that the Melba Flats area is highly prospective for larger nickel-copper deposits at depth ...
tradingmarkets.com

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High Grade Drilling Results From Melba Flats Project


Drilling results from the Devereaux Prospect, 800 metres west of Nickel Reward Project, identified a significant new zone of Nickel-Copper mineralisation ...
cnw.ca

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Copper runs out of steam, ends lower


Steelmaking raw material nickel hit an intraday high of $US30,750 per tonne on expectations of recovering stainless steel demand and ended the day at $US29 ...
news.theage.com.au

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Prime Meridian Resources Corp.: Copper Mineralization Intersected ...


drilling will commence in February on the Winterfire nickel-copper project in Minnesota. Prime Meridian initiated the drilling of its portfolio of ...
marketwire.com

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Thursday, 10 January 2008
 

Price of lead pushing up crime


Much of the stolen scrap metal is exported to China, where it is eagerly sought," the Constable explained. And the problem is not unique to Enniskillen. ...
nwipp-newspapers.com

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More metal thefts reported


Manatee County has conducted a sting in the past year to stop scrap metal thefts in which thieves have been taking infrastructure metal and selling it to ...
As Published by bradenton.com

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Bridge scrapped in Khabarovsk


The criminal scrap metal collectors most likely were interested in four steel pipes which served as the foundation for the bridge. ...
vn.vladnews.ru

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Scrap Dealer Fined For Copper Violations


A Honolulu scrap metal dealer has been fined $18500 in two cases involving stolen copper. Kyung Hee Chon also has been barred from engaging in ...
kitv.com

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Intercap Announces New Chairman, Director and President


Mr. Ma has over 20 years of experience in the salvage, recycling and scrap metal business and many years of experience trading with China. ...
usetdas.com

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Interseroh Enters US Steel Recycling Market


The US company realigned itself in the last few years: The steel and metal scrap trading activities were expanded by several production sites for treatment ...
reuters.com

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Thieves Steal Bridge In Russia


A 38-foot bridge weighing 200 tons in Khabarovsk disappeared overnight after scrap metal thieves were able to dismantle without ...
allheadlinenews.com

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Scrap metal theft a thing of the past


According to Mr. Samuda, the illegal scrap metal trade has been virtually wiped out. New regulations were tabled in Parliament in November to monitor and ...
radiojamaica.com

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Police copper-selling stings caught Kyung Hee Chon twice


A state judge leveled $18500 in fines against a Kalihi scrap-metal dealer who was caught twice last year in separate copper-selling ...
starbulletin.com

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Steel prices up on better demand


Marketmen said considerable rise in scrap and poor supply of scrap caused the rise in angle prices. Higher advices from the finance also influenced the ...
economictimes.indiatimes.com

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China raises steel tax, prices soar


The price of scrap steel has also been increasing sharply since the beginning of the year. The price was $360/ton at the end of 2007, and has soared to ...
english.vietnamnet.vn

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Schnitzer Steel Reports 23% Increase in First Quarter Earnings Per ...


In our Auto Parts Business, the higher volume of car purchases contributed to higher core and scrap sales, and in the Steel Manufacturing Business we ...
foxbusiness.com

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Higher steel demand and prices to boost Masteel's earnings


The company's arch furnace uses scrap steel as feedstock, as opposed to iron ore for bigger blast furnaces. While the price for scrap steel has been going ...
theedgedaily.com

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China's Jinchuan Buys 11% Stake in Australia's Fox (Update1)


The Chinese company, which has bought nickel and copper from Fox for three years, will purchase 18.8 million new shares for 95 Australian cents each, ...
bloomberg.com

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Metals - Copper rises in line with strong Asian session, higher ...


In other metals, three-month nickel was up at 29075 usd per tonne from 28205 usd per tonne at the close yesterday. 'Prices have risen markedly again on ...
forbes.com

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Landore Resources says completes drill programme at B4-7 nickel ...


Landore Resources Ltd said it has completed a drill programme to a total of 3575 metres on the B4-7 nickel-copper deposit ...
hemscott.com

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Copper jumps more than five per cent


Aluminium was up $US35 at $US2,505 per tonne, tin was up $US300 at $US16,500 per tonne, lead gained $US75 to $2660/2670 and nickel was up $US1,695 at $US29 ...
news.smh.com.au

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COMEX futures review


The most-active March copper contract fell 1.65 cents to settle at $3.1410 a pound, hurt by lingering concerns about the strength of the US economy after ...
commodityonline.com

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Wednesday, 9 January 2008
 

Russian police hunt for thieves who stole a 200-tonne metal bridge


Russian police are hunting scrap metal thieves who stole a 200-tonne metal bridge in a night-time raid. The bridge in Khabarovsk in eastern Russia vanished ...
dailymail.co.uk

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Scrap dealers: Scrap sole agent move


The protem committee of the Sabah Scrap Metal Recycle Association (SSMRA) called on the State Government, Sunday, not to consider appointing ...
dailyexpress.com.my

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Ex-PC official might not face trial


A former city official might not face trial on charges of stealing city-owned scrap metal. ...
sanduskyregister.com

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Yellow metal prices stay on high note


A number of traders indicated that with the high prices, sales of scrap gold in the market were up significantly. Bombay Bullion Association's (BBA) Suresh ...
economictimes.indiatimes.com

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Our Take:


"Last week, Dublin City Council approved a measure outlining guidelines for the purchase and sale of scrap metals and scrap metal supplies. ...
news.mywebpal.com

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Schnitzer Steel Reports 23% Increase in First Quarter Earnings Per ...


In our Auto Parts Business, the higher volume of car purchases contributed to higher core and scrap sales, and in the Steel Manufacturing Business we ...
reuters.com

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LOCKPORT: High Tread requests business expansion


Planning board member Brian Bower pushed for the storage limits, concerned that when the price of steel decreases, High Tread might hang onto scrap waiting ...
lockportjournal.com

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Global Investing Roundup


As demand continues to push scrap prices higher, a reduction in shipping prices - which have been falling since October - should have a positive impact on ...
moneymorning.com

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Gravity West Mining Corp.: Sibley Basin Property Update


Currently, Gravity West holds key land positions in Canada's Ontario Sibley Basin (uranium, copper, nickel, and PGE prospect), Great Bear Magmatic Zone and ...
foxbusiness.com

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Moderate fall in tin, copper and aluminium prices


However, nickel moved up by Rs 5 per kg to Rs 1415 from Rs 1410 previously. In New York, copper futures faltered Friday on profit-taking and ...
outlookindia.com

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Ausmelt signs ninth Chinese contract


... of choice for many Chinese metals producers." China to produce copper, nickel, lead and tin. to over A$19 million a record amount for a half-year.
newsstore.smh.com.au

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Metals - Copper up after Friday slump, players await index ...


In other metals, tin was up at 16245 usd against 16150 usd while nickel climbed to 28375 usd against 28200 usd despite a large 342 tonne increase in LME ...
forbes.com

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PACIFIC COAST NICKEL CORP GRANTS INCENTIVE STOCK OPTIONS


Pacific Coast Nickel Corp is actively exploring properties which are prospective for nickel and copper. The Company's major property is the Big Nic property ...
usetdas.com

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ETFS Commodity Sec - Redemp Commod securities


... 91100 ETFS Gold 7672453 ETFS Heating Oil 94100 ETFS Lean Hogs 1587000 ETFS Live Cattle 635226 ETFS Natural Gas 29220521 ETFS Nickel 499942 ETFS Silver ...
reuters.com

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Allegiance starts exploration program


Sydney-headquartered takeover target Allegiance Mining NL has begun its 2008 summer drilling exploration program, targeting nickel, copper and tungsten in ...
news.smh.com.au

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Tuesday, 8 January 2008
 

Schnitzer Steel's Profit Rises 17%, But Shipping Markets Remain Tight


Record shipping rates have cut into profits at Schnitzer, which relies on ocean-freight to transport the scrap metal it recycles. Ever since China entered ...
online.wsj.com

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Hatboro hit by rash of metal thefts from construction sites


In December, about $15000 worth of copper wire and scrap metal was taken. Sgt. James Petrik attributes the thefts to the rise in scrap metal prices, ...
As Published by centredaily.com

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Police curb metal thefts by 75%


"Scrap metal dealers can play a huge part in putting a stop to metal thefts by making it even more difficult for offenders to sell on ...
northumberlandgazette.co.uk

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Solomons police warn public against sale of WWII ordnance


Officers from the explosive ordinance disposal unit are aware that scrap metal companies have been approached by a number of people trying to sell a range ...
mvariety.com

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Metalico to Acquire Facilities in Texas, Mississippi


Metalico, a leading scrap metal recycler and lead products fabricator, already competes in the catalytic converter recycling business through its Federal ...
foxbusiness.com

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Matrix partner talks


"We have sold $2 million worth of scrap metal and have expended $2.5 million in the Cayman Islands, with the shortfall being injected by my partner and ...

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Thieves target construction equipment


A troubling trend has hit Hatboro where, in December, about $15000 worth of copper wire and scrap metal was stolen. ...
phillyburbs.com

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Sunnking benefits from boom


The idea evolved from the scrap metal industry. Although the recycling of electronics has been around for a long time, the concept was not widespread. ...
democratandchronicle.com

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Just when exactly did the Hebrides become central-belt suburb?


So the debris will doubtless sit for weeks, spewing foam-casing across the beach and losing scrap metal value before an expensive journey takes it to a ...
news.scotsman.com

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Local steel players to benefit from China's tax hike


The research house said there had been price hikes for scrap, billets and rebar by 188%, 148% and 168% respectively due to the jump in bulk freight rates, ...
theedgedaily.com

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Jinchuan Group to Acquire Tyler Resources for CDN$1.60 Per Share


It produces nickel, copper, cobalt, rare and precious metals and also some chemical products. Jinchuan is the largest producer of cobalt, nickel and ...
foxbusiness.com

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Monday, 7 January 2008
 

Ex-PC official might not face trial


Saturday January 05 2008, 2:56am A former city official might not face trial on charges of stealing city-owned scrap metal. ...
sanduskyregister.com

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Spanish conquest


And now it is poised to strike again in Britain Fifteen kilometres west of Madrid, a vast campus built from pale stone, glittering plate glass and steel ...
business.timesonline.co.uk

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Sunday, 6 January 2008
 

Base metals moves down on lower LME advices


In London Metal Exchange, nickel slipped by $700 at $28100, tin dipped by $645 at $16150, zinc by $79 at $2495 and lead lost by $59 at $2601 a metric tonne. ...
economictimes.indiatimes.com

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City gets scrap metal ordinance


Under the new ordinance, a registry of purchases will be kept by scrap metal dealers, photographic records of purchases will be kept and ...
news.mywebpal.com

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Legislation Targets Thefts Of Metals


The bill would require that recyclers keep records of scrap metal purchases. In addition, sellers would have to provide identification along with signed ...
wmtw.com

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Consider the Shield Nickel


Copper-nickel cents were notoriously difficult to strike up fully, which is
why they were soon replaced with bronze cents (95 percent copper, 5 percent tin ...
numismaster.com

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Metals - Copper retreats as US jobs data comes in weaker than expected


Copper and nickel prices had moved higher this morning after a good showing from all the metals yesterday as the complex took support from the seasonal ...
forbes.com

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China-Australia Axis Turns on Resources, PM's Fluent Mandarin


It ranks second in zinc and lead; third in gold, nickel and manganese; fourth in copper; and fifth in liquefied natural gas (LNG), according to the ...
bloomberg.com

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European Stocks Rise; BHP Billiton, Rio, Linde, KPN Advance


Copper, nickel and lead increased on the London Metal Exchange. Copper for delivery in three months advanced $81 to $7051 a metric ton. ...
bloomberg.com

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Nickel futures up; zinc, lead fall


MUMBAI: Nickel futures rose tracking gains in copper and as more funds were allocated to the metal, one of the worst performing commodities of 2007, ...

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Saturday, 5 January 2008
 

Copper thieves, look out


A special study committee composed of legislators, law enforcement and representatives of the home building and scrap metal industries have drafted a ...
theleafchronicle.com

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GT&T turning to communities to help end cable theft woes


As the practice has become more pronounced fingers have been pointed at the local scrap metal industry which places a high premium on copper as an export ...
stabroeknews.com

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Selling of UXOs Is Dangerous and Illegal


The Solomon Islands Police Force is concerned that members of the public have been attempting to sell unexploded ordinances (UXOs) to scrap metal companies. ...
solomontimes.com

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Stop copper thefts


The law requires scrap metal dealers to keep a record of the purchases, a photocopy of the seller's drivers license and fingerprints and validation of ...
zwire.com

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Theft of copper wire hurting Xcel Energy


Elwood says they're working with the state legislature to enact strict requirements on the sale of scrap metal. Sellers of scrap metal would have to provide ...
businessnorth.com

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Ceiling price of steel bars and billets up 12%


The price hike, however, won't be a windfall for steel millers, who have incurred higher raw material costs due to rising international scrap prices. ...
biz.thestar.com.my

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Steel's Beaming Performance


We think weaker nonresidential construction can be offset by lighter import volumes in the first half, and rising scrap prices should support higher prices ...
online.barrons.com

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of bill


A Bowdoinham lawmaker wants to crack down on the theft of copper and other metals by requiring scrap dealers to verify where the metal comes from ...
kennebecjournal.mainetoday.com

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Life is Local


As well as receiving a fair price for their scrap metal in times of desperate need, farmers are able to eliminate vermin habitat," he said.
wimmera.yourguide.com.au

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Winski buys Chicago-area company


Its operations include ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal recycling, steel and aluminum fabrication and international trade of metal products The company's ...
jconline.com

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BUYINS.NET: CUZ, GNA, YGE, KAZ, AIXG, FSIN Have Been Added To ...


As of December 31, 2006, it owned and operated 17 mills, 17 scrap recycling facilities, and 51 downstream operations. The company was founded in 1970 and is ...
tradingmarkets.com

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Friday, 4 January 2008
 

Does Copper Corrode in Salt Water?


I plan to build a salt-water hot tub and wonder if the heater copper pipes will corrode in the "marine" environment. A: Seawater leaves copper-nickel alloys ...
happynews.com

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Metals - Copper up in line with record gold, oil; lower LME stocks ...


Nickel edged higher to 27950 usd a tonne against 27250 usd, tin was flat at
16400 usd and aluminium was virtually unchanged at 2458 usd against 2440 usd. ...
forbes.com

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First Point Minerals Announces New Board Member


Dr. Gammon's twenty years international exploration experience, largely with Falconbridge Nickel Mines Limited, led to the discovery of two nickel-copper ...
foxbusiness.com

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Scrap gangs scour estate


Thieves hunting for scrap metal have been plaguing residents on a Black Country estate earmarked for demolition and redevelopment. ...
expressandstar.com

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House gate stolen


"It is believed that the rise in the price of scrap metal has increased the
attractiveness of this type of property to criminals. ...
sussexexpress.co.uk

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Men find hope by tearing apart their demons


Just about any metal that's salvageable like copper, aluminum, or steel is then sold to a scrap metal recycling facility for cash. Recycling is big business ...
tbnweekly.com

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Recycling companies see increase in business


He said as of early afternoon Monday, his business had dealt with more than 200 car and truckloads of scrap metal. "I guess it's because it's New Year's and ...
zwire.com

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Czech scrap metal thieves get Darwin Award


... is well represented - in third place - by a group of thieves who attempted to steal scrap metal from an abandoned factory in the town of Kladno. ...
radio.cz

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Free Times - Columbia,SC,USA


Scrap Metal Sweep: A 39-year-old woman reported that three men loaded scrap metal from her McCord's Ferry Road home into the back of their truck Dec.20. ...
free-times.com

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Kinsteel set to gain from active construction sector


Steel product prices have been firmer with scrap costs moving higher. As an
importer of iron ore and scrap, the long steel industry player will benefit from ...
biz.thestar.com.my

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Can Malaysia cope with new benchmark price?


These include the prevailing tightness in steel supply among contractors while escalating raw material prices like iron ore and scrap metal are squeezing ...
biz.thestar.com.my

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Thursday, 3 January 2008
 

Polymet clears metallurgical, infrastructure hurdles at Northmet


Separating the copper and nickel sulphides was possible, but the expense pushed operating costs over what the project could bear. ...
northernminer.com

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Copper Advances in London Trading, Extending a Six-Year Rally


Copper rose in London, extending a six-year rally, on speculation a decline on New Year's Eve was excessive. Zinc and nickel also climbed. ...
bloomberg.com

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Moderate fall in nickel, tin, zinc, copper prices


Prices of nickel, tin, zinc and copper declined moderately on the non-ferrous metal market here today due to lack of industrial demand coupled with lower ...
outlookindia.com

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Philippines to Boost Security After Attack on Xstrata (Update1)


The Philippines is rich in gold, which traded at a record $860.10 an ounce yesterday, as well as copper and nickel. Tampakan, the largest undeveloped copper ...
bloomberg.com

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Mining Projects That Made Headway In 2007


On the non-ferrous side, Polymet Mining, which will mine copper, nickel and platinum at the old LTV steel site in Hoyt lakes, is awaiting their draft ...
northlandsnewscenter.com

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BlackRock's Hambro Beats European Rivals With Mining (Update1)


... the world's biggest producer of nickel and palladium, which gained more than 70 percent. His investment in Freeport- McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., ...
bloomberg.com

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Top-Rated Stocks the Leaders Loathe


"Seems China has most of the copper they were looking for," he writes. "I think Nickel will be the next hot [alloy] they'll (China) be eating up. ...
fool.com

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Commodities review of 2007 & preview of 2008


... accounting for 23% of the world copper demand and Infrastructure development in developing countries should support prices. Nickel prices reached their ...
commodityonline.com

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Officer gets man's ashes found amid scrap back to family


But for years, the Detroiter's cremated remains sat in a plastic box among five others that contained 300 pounds of stolen scrap metal ...
freep.com

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Cashton man turns scrap metal in Scrapasaurus


"It's always kind of been in the back of my mind," he said, and the metal monsters serve two purposes -- Olson is creating creatures and cleaning up scrap ...
lacrossetribune.com

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Bill takes aim at metal thieves


It includes requirements for scrap metal dealers to register with the state Department of Commerce and Insurance by Oct. 1 and keep a detailed record of ...
tennessean.com

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Metal Thefts Down


Law enforcement and scrap metal businesses agree that copper thefts are down because of changes in laws that cover scrap metal sales in Arizona....
kold.com

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Police blitz slashes metal thefts


Prices of lead, copper and steel have rocketed. Shopping trolleys, brass door knobs and even a bus stop have been stolen by thieves in the West Midlands ...
expressandstar.com

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Flir was among the bright spots amid the turmoil


Portland-based Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. gained 74 percent as mills in developing countries devoured its scrap metal. LaCrosse Footwear Inc.'s stock ...
oregonlive.com

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Copper futures fall on weak housing data


London Metal Exchange copper futures fell on Monday in thin volumes on concerns about falling demand after weak housing data from the US last week. ...
commodityonline.com

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Copper ends '07 with gains of 5% on year


Tin was up 42 per cent at $US16,400 while steelmaking additive nickel was down 21 per cent at $US26,350. US gold closed lower Monday in light profit-taking ...
news.theage.com.au

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Industrial Commodities Update


Below is a set of charts comparing the cash prices of copper, zinc and nickel with the 27-month futures prices of these metals. ...
news.goldseek.com

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Titans snatched in year of the takeover


After former nickel titans Inco and Falconbridge were snatched from Canadian hands and homegrown golden boys Barrick Gold Corp. and Placer Dome teamed up, ...
thestar.com

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Wednesday, 2 January 2008
 

Lorry driver hijacks own vehicle carrying 17 tonnes of scrap metal ...


Seventeen tonnes of scrap metal that was reported stolen was recovered by police at two different scrap yards. ...
nst.com.my

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Standing up against metal thieves


The price of copper has risen more than 300 percent in the past five years, he said; steel has jumped 600 percent. "Five years ago, we'd sell steel scraps ...
lvbusinesspress.com

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Carrick Gold (CRK) $1.89


... processing of scrap metal. From Transpacific's perspective, CMA offers the company the ability to sell steel on a national basis at consistent prices. ...
theaustralian.news.com.au

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Keg thefts will push up the price of a pint


"The trouble is, people are nicking these stainless steel barrels for scrap and that will affect prices." The average price for a pint of beer currently ...
northamptonchron.co.uk

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Copper Drops in London on US Slowdown; Nickel, Aluminum Fall


Nickel and aluminum also dropped. Investors are waiting until the New Year to assess how much the subprime crisis will affect demand for metals such as ...
bloomberg.com

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Base Metals Moving in to 2008


The first quarter saw an appreciation in prices for example Nickel which made new highs. The other Base metals also followed this trend but then came the ...
commodityonline.com

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Editor's picks: Top stories of 2007


... its Double Eagle project in Ontario's James Bay Lowlands, with its first hole returning 36 metres of 1.84% nickel and 1.53% copper at shallow depths. ...
northernminer.com

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Tuesday, 1 January 2008
 

Gas pipe thief causes evacuation


RESIDENTS had to be evacuated from their homes after a thief diced with 'incredible danger' by trying to steal live gas pipes for scrap metal. ...
lancashireeveningtelegraph.co.uk

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Lorry driver arrested for lodging false report


A lorry driver was arrested for lodging a false police report after he claimed his lorry laden with scrap metal had been ...
thestar.com.my

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Steel to remain hot commodity in 2008


He said the movement in scrap prices had been erratic between 2004 and 2006, led by increase in demand as large global crude steel production rose. ...
biz.thestar.com.my

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Emerging markets to push global steel demand


... steel producers, particularly those with no direct access to resources such as iron ore, coke, pig iron and scrap. The agency expects steel prices to ...
biz.thestar.com.my

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Nickel Will Fall Most as Metals Retreat in 2008, Survey Shows


Industrial metals are falling for the first time since 2001 as the deteriorating US housing market curbs demand for copper, zinc and tin. ...
bloomberg.com

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Copper futures drop to end week


Lead was down $US54 at a quoted $US2,565/2570 per tonne, tin was up $US170 at $US16,470/16475 per tonne and nickel was down $US450 at $US26,550 per tonne. ...
news.smh.com.au

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Smallcap Materials Pick: PolyMet Mining


In the Materials sector, we chose an interesting and soon-to-be-permitted mining stock with huge US copper and nickel reserves. Here's our research thesis ...
seekingalpha.com

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Australian shares lower in morning session with BHP, Rio leading falls


.. BHP Billiton, was down 8 cents or 0.2 percent at 40.43 dollars and Rio Tinto was 46 cents or 0.3 percent weaker at 133.54 dollars after copper, nickel, ...
As Published by money.cnn.com

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