Published: 12 Jan 2018
The Chinese new energy vehicle (NEV) industry finished 2017 with a strong production and sales performance, and now awaits an update on the new 2018 central and local government subsidies for the industry.
Published: 08 Jan 2018
The glass market is the primary driver for soda ash production. More than half of the global output of dense-grade soda ash is used as a fluxing agent in glass production.
Published: 05 Jan 2018
A drive to secure supplies of materials used in the defense sector offers opportunities for new miners, but obstacles with permitting must still be overcome.
Published: 22 Dec 2017
Both buyers and sellers are expecting producers to try to increase pigment prices next year, but some note that buffer stocks are more comfortable, which could limit increases.
Published: 15 Dec 2017
The European industrial minerals industry has reacted positively to the European Union Council of Ministers’ formal approval on December 4 of new anti-dumping rules.