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Thu, Dec 18 2014

Moving target: How China steel data masks scale of glut

* Steel, iron ore markets have been hit by massive supply gluts

European shares slip again; CGG sinks 30 percent

PARIS - European stocks surrendered early gains on Monday and resumed last week's sharp sell-off as worries about global growth weighed on resource-related companies such as Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton .

European shares halt sell-off; CGG sinks 33 pct

* FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.2 pct after losing 5.9 pct last week

After conquering iron ore, BHP and Rio move to dominate in copper

SYDNEY - Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton are amassing vast copper holdings in a push to capture a greater chunk of the $140 billion world market, apparently aiming to squeeze out high-cost producers just as they did in the global iron ore business.

After conquering iron ore, BHP and Rio move to dominate in copper

* In coming years, confident copper will be in short supply

U.S. Congress approves land swap for Rio-BHP copper mine in Arizona

WASHINGTON/TORONTO - The U.S. Congress has cleared the way for global miners Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton to swap land with the government, which will allow them to build a long-delayed $6 billion copper mine in Arizona.

U.S. Congress approves land swap for Rio-BHP copper mine in Arizona

WASHINGTON/TORONTO, Dec 12 - The U.S. Congress has cleared the way for global miners Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton to swap land with the government, which will allow them to build a long-delayed $6 billion copper mine in Arizona.

RPT-BHP Billiton sees China steel consumption slowing in 2015

(Repeats story published late Thursday; no changes to text)

BHP Billiton sees China steel consumption slowing in 2015

SHANGHAI, Dec 11 - Iron ore giant BHP Billiton expects Chinese steel consumption growth to slow next year and has already adjusted its strategy to cope with a supply glut that has caused global prices to collapse, executives said on Thursday.

Aluminium producers seek record high premiums from Japan buyers -sources

TOKYO, Dec 9 - Two top aluminium producers are asking Japanese buyers to pay record premiums of $435-$440 per tonne for January-March deliveries, up as much as 4.8 percent from the previous quarter, two sources involved in quarterly pricing talks said on Tuesday.

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