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January diamond market report

Itseems that the state of uncertainty has pretty exhausted diamond marketeers.
Judging by the reports published after the first DTC sight, the diamond community did not expect the usual opening address and careful assessment of market environment from Louise Prior, the head of sightholder services and communications for DTC, but rather a plain…

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Primero's Q4 gold production falls 7 pct

Primero's Q4 gold production falls 7 pct Canada's Primero Mining Corp said quarterly gold production fell about 7 percent, hurt by lower ore grades and lack of grade predictability. For the fourth quarter, the company produced 23,100 ounces of gold equivalent, down from 24,800 ounces a year ago. Full-year 2011 production rose by about 2 percent to …

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Miner BHP sees record iron ore output, no sign of China doubts

Miner BHP sees record iron ore output, no sign of China doubts BHP Billiton , the world's biggest mining company, forecast record iron ore production this year after quarterly output jumped by a fifth, shrugging off predictions that growth in top buyer China will slow this year. China is the largest market for the vast volumes of the steel-making …

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France's Hollande softens nuclear closure stance

France's Hollande softens nuclear closure stance French Socialist presidential hopeful Francois Hollande will only shut France's oldest nuclear power plant in eastern France during his 5-year term, if elected in May, one of the candidate's spokesmen told Reuters on Tuesday. Hollande said at the end of November he would only pick what he views as …

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Glencore's PASAR copper operations shut after fire

Glencore's PASAR copper operations shut after fire The PASAR copper smelter and refinery in the Philippines is shut after a fire earlier this month, majority owner Glencore International said on Wednesday. "There was a fire at Pasar on 2 January ... We are working to ensure the facility is back up and running as soon as possible," Glencore …

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