Weekly Roundups

Coronavirus Impacts Global Copper Trade

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 15:52

The Week in Mining focuses on the global issues shaping the world’s mining industry, like Coronavirus halting transpacific copper shipments and China’s increasingly avid appetite for unprocessed metals.

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Americas Gold and Silver temporarily halted its Cosalá, Sinaloa, operations after access was blockaded.

Minera Alamos hailed encouraging drill findings at its Santana gold project.

Starcore commenced 3km drilling program on the Santa Elena Target.

Stock market analysts expect good 4Q19 results for Grupo México, due to strong copper, zinc and molybdenum production.



China’s metal imports appetite shifts to raw materials.

Coronavirus hits copper trade as China asks Chile to defer cargoes.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro put forward a bill to be sent to congress that will allow commercial mining on indigenous lands. 

Deloitte published a report on the top 10 issues transforming the future of mining.