Asian Metal News

Liaoning Lianshan Molybdenum restarted mining on 1st September 2020 after a five-year suspension. It is currently producing 15 t of molybdenum concentrate per day and will ramp up to 20 t per day next week after some adjustments to equipment are completed.

According to an internal source, the company suspended all mining activities due to a fire in 2015. The company restarted molybdenum mining on 1st September 2020 and leased a local plant for ore dressing. The plant is capable of dressing 2 kt of raw ores per day and the company aims to produced 600 t of molybdenum concentrates in September.

Located in Lanjiagou, Gangtun Town, Lianshan District, Lianshan Molybdenum’s raw ores are at 0.23% Mo grade and the company produces molybdenum concentrates at 38~40% grade.

Mainstream domestic molybdenum concentrates prices are currently at RMB1,300~1,320/MTU ex-works by cash, up by RMB20/MTU from last week.


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