Furukawa Co Ltd (5715.T)
24 Apr 2017
* Copper output to rise due to higher capacity at Onahama * Conducting 27-day maintenance at Naoshima from March 20 * Lead output to drop due to lower supply of battery scrap (Adds details) TOKYO, April 3 Japan's Mitsubishi Materials Corp said on Monday it planned to produce 177,186 tonnes of refined copper during April-September, up 13 percent from the same period last year as it takes on more smelting capacity. Japan's third-biggest copper smelter expects out
TOKYO Stung by years of falling base metals prices, Japanese mining and smelting firms are investing hundreds of millions of dollars in specialized materials used in electric vehicles, smartphones and a host of everyday electronic devices.