Tag: trafigura

April 15, 2019

Trafigura Tries to Save Troubled Zinc Smelter Nyrstar

Major shareholder Trafigura is taking control of European zinc smelter Nyrstar in an attempt to save it from bankruptcy.
February 13, 2019

Ascendant Not Salty About Portuguese Zinc Purchase

Ascendant says it now has a measured and indicated resource across two zones of 7.8 million tonnes grading 8.38 percent...
December 23, 2018

Nickel Outlook 2019: No Boom, but Batteries Loom

What's in store for nickel in 2019? Experts share their nickel outlook, from supply and demand dynamics to price predictions.
November 23, 2018

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Cuts, Lifelines and Shiny Estimates

This week, Nyrstar snagged itself funding, Lundin cut jobs at Candelaria and SolGold released an updated mineral resource estimate.
November 21, 2018

Zinc Producer Nyrstar Gets Funding Lifeline with Strings Attached

Nyrstar announced that Trafigura has extended it a US$650-million working capital facility to allow it to continue its day-to-day operations...
October 9, 2018

Trafigura to Invest in Project to Monitor DRC Artisanal Cobalt Production

The Geneva-based company is set to pilot the project at the Mutoshi mine in the DRC. It aims to train,...
September 28, 2018