Global production of stainless steel was boosted by a jump in output from a group of nations which includes Brazil, Russia, South Africa, South Korea and Indonesia, industry data shows.
Companies issue financing and corporate updates relating to copper, gold and silver assets in Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia and Brazil.
Companies in Ecuador, Peru and Mexico published results from their exploration programs.
Copper, precious metals, iron ore and molybdenum export revenue all rose in May thanks largely to strong prices, while zinc, lead and tin sales slumped.
The Chilean JV intends to formally submit its CEOL application to the authorities in August.
Lundin Gold closes US$350mn Fruta del Norte debt facility