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SINGAPORE, Oct 1- London copper edged down on Tuesday as the U.S. government veered towards a shutdown and after China factory data showed growth slowed more than expected in September, pushing investors to cut risk. *Copper prices rose to their highest in 10 days on Monday at $7,330 a tonne, but have remained in a wider $7,000- $7,500 range since early August.
Oct 1- Newmont Mining Corp the biggest gold miner in the United States, has joined the race for Glencore Xstrata's copper mining project in Peru, the Financial Times reported in its Tuesday edition. Newmont's Chief Executive Gary Goldberg told the Financial Times that Glencore's Las Bambas mine was "an interesting prospect".
*Considers adding plants in North America, Indonesia, India. TOKYO, Oct 1- Nippon Steel& Sumitomo Metal Corp says it is on track to meet a target of shedding 300 billion yen of unwanted assets in the current business year, 18 months ahead of schedule.
FRANKFURT, Sept 30- Daimler and five oil and industrial gas companies will invest about 350 million euros on a network of hydrogen filling stations for fuel-cell electric vehicles in Germany over the next 10 years, they said on Monday.
SINGAPORE, Sept 30- London copper eased on Monday, with some investors shunning risk as a shutdown of U.S. government seemed increasingly likely, although the metal was on track for its biggest quarterly gain since March 2012 due to steadying global growth.
*Gold lifted by worries over U.S. budget, debt ceiling talks. NEW YORK, Sept 27- Gold prices ended up about 1.0 percent on Friday, driven up by a possible shutdown of U.S. government operations next week and the threat of a debt default in mid-October, as well as by the prospects for continued easy monetary policy from the Federal Reserve.
DENVER, Sept 27- Gold miners may be tempted back into the takeover game by lower prices and the need to replace reserves, but they are likely to shy away from flashy mega-projects that require big capital expenditures.
*Copper rebounds 10 pct since 3- yr lows hit in June. LONDON, Sept 27- Copper rose on Friday, supported by optimism about improving demand in China, although lingering concerns about the U.S. fiscal outlook kept investors cautious and capped further gains for the metal.
*Copper rebounds 10 pct since 3- yr lows hit in June. LONDON, Sept 27- Copper rose on Friday, supported by improving demand in China, although lingering concerns about the U.S. fiscal outlook kept investors cautious and capped further gains for the metal.
*China physical trade dries up ahead of Oct. 1-7 holiday. SINGAPORE, Sept 27- London copper hovered above $7,200 a tonne on Friday, underpinned by steady Chinese demand, although worries over U.S. fiscal policy clouded the outlook for investors. China, which accounts for 40 percent of global refined copper demand, takes its national holiday over Oct. 1-7.
*China physical trade dries up ahead of holiday- trader. *China out for week of holidays from next Tues. Schnider said that gains could peak in the fourth quarter, although a holiday in China next week could weaken near-term demand.
SINGAPORE, Sept 27- London copper was steady on Friday but was set for its second weekly loss in three as worries over U.S. fiscal policy clouded the outlook for investors.
JOHANNESBURG, Sept 26- South African coal producers and unions will meet again on Monday next week to try to hammer out wage agreements and avert possible strike action that could affect exports to Europe and Asia and supplies to power utility Eskom.
FLORANGE, France, Sept 26- President Francois Hollande, seeking to regain the support of steel workers angered over his failure to stave off redundancies, said on Thursday he would return to their plant every year to ensure promised investment went ahead.
JAKARTA, Sept 26- Indonesian refined tin shipments are expected drop by around 75 percent in September-December from the same period last year, the country's leading cargo surveyor said, after new trading rules slashed output in the world's top exporter.
Uranium prices, both spot and New York futures, plunged after the Fukushima meltdown and have stayed depressed as countries such as Germany backed away from nuclear power amid rising public mistrust.
SHANGHAI, Sept 26- China's first steam coal futures climbed over 2 percent in their trading debut on Thursday in brisk volumes, as investors in the world's top importer of the resource welcomed the chance to access the hedging tool.
NEW YORK, Sept 25- Keywell LCC, a Chicago- based metals recycler, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, blaming weak nickel prices and poor stainless steel demand, according to a court filing that outlined plans to sell the company to a larger rival.
LONDON, Sept 26- Too much emphasis has been placed on Chinese demand for historically strong prices of industrial metals and not enough on rising mining costs, the McKinsey Global Institute said in a report on Thursday.
LONDON, Sept 25- Global miner Anglo American has revised a deal to sell its Amapa iron ore operation in northern Brazil to Zamin Ferrous, following a landslide that sent machinery tumbling into the Amazon River and killed six people.