Latest News for: Commodity producers


Metals Giants Warn Power Crisis Could Derail Europe’s Green Push

Yahoo Daily News 25 Sep 2021
(Bloomberg) -- A group representing some of the world’s top metals producers warned European politicians that the ... For regional aluminum producers, electricity costs could equate to as much as 2,000 euros ($2,345) a ton, about 80% of the commodity’s overall price, Eurometaux said.

Europe’s ambitious new climate plan faces first test: an energy crisis

Business Day 25 Sep 2021
Zinc producer Nyrstar said ... For regional aluminium producers, electricity costs could equate to about 80% of the commodity’s overall price, the metals industry association Eurometaux said in a letter to the EU energy chief Kadri Simson, urging further support for the sector. .

Govt-opposition clash over EVMs reaches Senate

Dawn 25 Sep 2021
Sherry accuses govt of trying to prepare ground for pre-poll rigging ... • Sarwar hopes EU’s restrictions on PIA to be lifted this year ... Dr Wasim said the country produced a record 21.3 million tonnes of wheat, but it had to import more to meet the gap as consumption of the commodity was estimated to be 29.5m tonnes due to increase in population ... .

Investors bet environmental fears will crunch commodity supply, lifting prices

Live Mint 24 Sep 2021
A climate-focused activist investor’s successful campaign to win board seats at Exxon with a tiny stake in the company earlier this year was a shot across the bow to all commodity producers, forcing them to accelerate their climate goals, investors say ... many producers cautious.

Glencore mulling offers for CSA copper mine in Australia

Mining Dot Com 24 Sep 2021
The miner and commodities giant got close to selling CSA to small Australian copper producer Aeris Resources (ASX ... The Cobar mine produces over 1.1 million tonnes of copper ore and 185,000 tonnes of copper concentrate. The ...

#MINDANAO: Imperatives to further strengthen the Mindanao economy

Manila Bulletin 24 Sep 2021
At around the same time last year I wrote in this column about the imperatives for Mindanao. https.// ... Note that Mindanao regions are large producers of these commodities with many of their producers are upland dwellers where income opportunities are limited ... What can we do to help carry this forward? ... .

What can be done about our ‘hidden hunger’ pandemic

Mail Guardian South Africa 24 Sep 2021
But while Covid-19 increased food insecurity and highlighted the consequences of hunger, it also produced potential solutions for increasing access to affordable, healthy food ... The big corporations that are set to dominate the UN summit — seed companies, agrochemical producers, food processors, and retailers — do not have real solutions to hunger.

Iron-ore price fall hits mining stocks

Moneyweek 24 Sep 2021
China’s moves to rein in its mammoth steel industry have roiled [iron ore] markets this year,” say Krystal Chia and Yuliya Fedorinova on Bloomberg ... “Even with the slump in iron ore, the producers remain highly profitable… other commodities are in better shape.” Copper is up 20% this year, aluminium is up 40% and thermal coal prices have doubled.

USDA Updates Pandemic Assistance for Livestock, Poultry Contract Producers and Specialty Crop Growers

The Crescent News 23 Sep 2021
Department of Agriculture (USDA) is updating the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2) for contract producers of eligible livestock and poultry and producers of specialty crops and other sales-based commodities ... Producers of sales-based commodities can modify existing ...

Pandemic Farm Relief

The Crescent News 23 Sep 2021
The program was expanded earlier this year to provide more payments to cattle and row crop producers and processing some payments for other additional assistance ... They must commercially produce eligible commodities, listed above, and comply with the provisions of the Highly Erodible Land and Wetland Conservation regulations.

Agriculture minister recommends judicious use of chemicals in agriculture

Financial Express 23 Sep 2021
The minister said India had carved out a separate place for itself in the global market in the export of agri commodities and now ranks among the top two producers of major agri commodities ... .

Gear motor and backstopping clutch deliver increased reliability on cement plant bucket conveyor

Process and Control Today 23 Sep 2021
When a leading global cement producer experienced repeated breakdowns on a bucket conveyor at one of its plants in Colombia, with costs of lost production running into millions of dollars, it turned to Altra Industrial Motion Corp ... The facility produces 1.5 million tons of cement annually for export.

BHP, Rio Tinto, and Vale Stocks Look Cheap Based on Current Iron-Ore Prices

Barrons 23 Sep 2021
The major global iron-ore producers— and —look appealing after the recent sharp declines in their stock prices because they are now discounting lower commodity prices ... to Ebitda (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization) of five for the major producers.

Tomato trade with Mexico could cost U.S. growers $250M a year

Fresh Plaza 23 Sep 2021
That's a huge loss for American farmers, who produced 1.3 billion pounds of fresh tomatoes in 2020, less than one-third the harvest from the year 2000 ... "The findings from our study will provide tomato producers and policymakers with important insights on the challenges and the sustainability of the U.S.

Group Ten Metals Provides Exploration Update and Advances Potential for Low-Carbon Battery and Platinum Group ...

Eagle-Tribune 23 Sep 2021
The Stillwater district is a prolific US mining district that hosts world-class mines and a smelter-refinery complex operated by Sibanye-Stillwater, who are widely recognized for producing palladium and platinum, along with lesser amounts of other commodities including nickel, at the highest environmental and sustainability standards.