Published: 11 Dec 2019
South African state power utility Eskom was forced to implement stage 6 load shedding for the first time ever on Monday December 9 amid a severe lack of generating capacity.
Published: 10 Dec 2019
The ambitious subsidy program has the potential to benefit miners, processors, manufacturers and recyclers of raw materials used in lithium-ion batteries.
Published: 06 Dec 2019
China imported 175,113 tonnes of flake graphite during the first 10 months of 2019, up by 330% year on year from 40,754 tonnes in 2018, according to official but unconfirmed data seen by Fastmarkets.
Published: 05 Dec 2019
The surprise stall in activity at a major mineral sand and slag facility has disrupted supply expectations.
Published: 04 Dec 2019
Miner Rio Tinto has suspended operations at its Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) facility in South Africa citing a reprise of unrest and violence, the company said on Wednesday December 4.
Published: 03 Dec 2019
With the lithium market performing poorly and prices falling, Argentinian miner Orocobre has slashed its target price for this month to preserve market share.
Published: 02 Dec 2019
Strong demand in Asia is driving Chinese titanium dioxide exports higher compared with last year.
Published: 29 Nov 2019
A standoff over acidspar prices between producers and consumers has been ended by two contracts settled on a cif Rotterdam basis that have pushed the price to its lowest for more than a year.