Fastmarkets has corrected its MB-MNO-0001 manganese ore high grade index, cif Tianjin, $ per dmtu, which was published incorrectly on Friday July 12.

Fastmarkets proposes to amend the chemical specifications of its indices for high grade CIF and FOT Tianjin manganese ore.

After a consultation period which ended on Monday May 27, Fastmarkets has amended the chemical specifications and names of three 37% manganese ore price indices.

The suspension of South32’s manganese ore operations at Groote Eylandt Mining Co (GEMCO) in Australia has been changing demand patterns among manganese ore buyers in Asia and this will benefit other manganese ore miners, market participants said on Wednesday April 24

Fastmarkets proposes to amend the chemical specifications and names of its CIF, FOB and FOT 37% manganese ore indices.

Producing battery-grade manganese sulfate in China is “logical” even for non-Chinese companies, due to the country’s strong demand and cost competitiveness, according to the chief executive officer of emerging Australia-headquartered producer Firebird Metals

Seaborne manganese ore prices to China rose further in the week to Friday March 8, following fresh deals in the higher and lower-grade markets

The publication of Fastmarkets’ manganese ore seaborne indices for Friday March 1 was delayed due to a technical issue. Fastmarkets’ pricing database has been updated.

After a consultation period which ended on Tuesday January 30, Fastmarkets has amended the chemical specifications and names of its MB-MNO-0001 manganese ore 44% Mn, cif Tianjin and MB-MNO-0005 manganese ore 44% Mn, fot Tianjin indices.

The market for downstream ferro-alloys — including ferro-chrome, silicon-manganese, ferro-manganese, ferro-silicon and vanadium — should remain weak after the Lunar New Year due to oversupply, sources told Fastmarkets. But the market for alloy ores, such as chrome ore, manganese ore and tungsten concentrates, should remain with stronger fundamentals after the February 10-17 holiday, sources said. […]