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  • By IM Staff
    Published: 14 Mar 2017

    An increase in numbers of people attending this year’s annual Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) international convention signalled to some a return of confidence to the global mineral exploration and mining industry.

  • By Davide Ghilotti
    Published: 10 Mar 2017

    European magnesia prices are holding as the lower offers from China have not generated the sudden knock-on effect that was first feared, while EU producers reported higher demand from customers who cannot source meaningful volumes from China

  • By IM Staff
    Published: 03 Mar 2017

    With political ructions reshaping trading landscapes in North America and Europe, newly forged deals like the recently approved Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the European Union and Canada take on increased significance, IM Correspondents Liz Newmark and Keith Nuthall, find.

  • By Davide Ghilotti
    Published: 24 Feb 2017

    As Chinese authorities continue the clampdown on polluting industries to clean up local operations, the focus is shifting to magnesia processors. After the rapid downfall in magnesia prices out of China following the scrapping of the quota system, some suggest the downtrend may be reversed if the shutdowns lead to a supply shortage.

  • By Myles McCormick
    Cameron Perks
    Published: 17 Feb 2017

    Could a price increase by the world’s biggest rare earths producer herald brighter days ahead for an industry that has been struggling with low prices?


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