Published: 17 Aug 2017
Automated trucks used on mine sites could soon offer cost savings on the roads, Rose Pengelly, IM Correspondent, discovers.
Published: 11 Aug 2017
Scandinavia is a significant exporter of industrial minerals, but opportunities for growth in supplying raw materials for new technologies are forcing countries like Norway to take notice of their environmental obligations, Sarah Gibbons, IM Correspondent, finds.
Published: 04 Aug 2017
The Swedish automaker’s 7900 electric bus is due to hit the UK roads next year, as London and other European capitals strive to rein in pollution and improve city landscapes. Amid targets to improve air quality, Volvo is banking on electro-mobility to drive new business.
Published: 28 Jul 2017
IM analyst Albert Li visited Chinese magnesia-producing city Dashqiao during MagMin 2017 to see the impact the environmental controls have had on the city.
Published: 20 Jul 2017
The ban on the use of dynamite in China is severely restricting the output of magnesia and other minerals, and the lack of clarity over when the restrictions may be lifted is spreading uncertainty in the market.
Published: 14 Jul 2017
Petrochemical extractors in the US are favouring oil-based muds, meaning that increased drilling is doing little to drive bentonite demand.