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Base Metal

A metal other than a precious metal; iron is often excluded as well. Common examples include aluminum, tin and copper. Base metals may be traded as commodities and have a variety of uses. As currencies have increasingly gone to fiat money systems, coins are usually made out of a base metal such as zinc.
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Buchans Minerals Corporation, together with Minco plc are pleased to announce remaining assays from their recently completed drilling program on the Lundberg and Engine House base metal deposits in Buchans, central Newfoundland, Canada.
Buchans Minerals Corporation, together with Minco plc are pleased to announce further encouraging results from their recently completed drilling program on the Lundberg and Engine House base metal deposits in Buchans, central Newfoundland, Canada.
6, 2001 - A lake-sediment survey in the Fort Hope region of northwestern Ontario identified more than 40 areas with potential for precious and base metals, enhanced levels of palladium, platinum, copper and nickel and many areas open for claim staking.
Initial projects are expected to include certain base metal properties in Atlantic Canada (the "Exploration Area"), together with any other properties accepted for inclusion by the parties.
(TSXV: FG) ("Falcon" or the "Company") reports it has commenced an exploration sampling program on its Wabunk Bay gold and base metal property located in the Red Lake District of northwestern Ontario.
"The new London Metal Mini Futures will provide trading opportunities for investors that have exposure in US dollar-denominated base metals in the Asian time zone and complement our existing RMB-denominated futures product," said Dennis Zhang, HKEX's Head of Commodities Development.
The melting temperature of a braze alloy should generally be higher than 450AC, but not more than the melting temperature of the base metal. At its melting point, braze alloy melts and distributes itself between the work pieces due to the capillary action.
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The Board of Directors then initiated the interim succession plan previously discussed: to appoint Eduardo de Salles Bartolomeo (currently Executive Director of Base Metals) as the interim CEO of Vale as of this date.
Bartolomeo has 10 years of experience in Vale, having previously held the position of executive director of logistics, integrated operations of bulk commodities, and most recently as executive director of base metals. Claudio de Oliveira Alves, current head of pellet and manganese, will hold the interim position of executive director of ferrous and coal and Mark Travers, head of legal, institutional relations and sustainability of base metals, will hold the interim position of executive director of base metals.
In the meantime, mineral and chemical, agricultural, electrical equipment, and base metals' products were the top prevailing Egyptian imports, according to official data.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-July 26, 2018-Metal Bulletin recognizes INTL FCStone's metals expert as top base metals analyst for Q2 2018