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  • By IM Staff
    Published: 27 Jan 2020

    The digitalization of global trade received another push this week, with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the government of Singapore and industry participants signing an agreement to facilitate and accelerate the adoption of technologies in commerce at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

  • By William Clarke
    Published: 24 Jan 2020

    Prices for light rare earth magnet minerals eased in late 2019, but the shortage of heavy rare earth minerals dysprosium and terbium continues to intensify, miner Lynas said on Friday January 24.

  • By IM Staff
    Published: 23 Jan 2020

    Samancor Chrome plans to reduce annual chrome ore and ferro-chrome production by 29% and 20% respectively due to poor market conditions, it said on Thursday January 23.

  • By Sybil Pan
    Published: 22 Jan 2020

    Australian miner Syrah Resources reported a significant drop in graphite flake production the fourth quarter of 2019 and said the curtailment would continue until the market improves in the first quarter.

  • By William Clarke
    Published: 21 Jan 2020

    A thaw in trade relations between the United States and China is lending broad support to commodity prices, with the yuan strengthening against the dollar.

  • By IM Staff
    Published: 20 Jan 2020

    Samancor Chrome has provisionally decided to restructure its mining and smelting operations in a move that will reduce staff and production levels due to the deteriorating chrome markets and rising power costs, Fastmarkets has learned.

  • By William Clarke
    Published: 17 Jan 2020

    Rio Tinto's titanium dioxide feedstock production increased in 2019, despite violence in South Africa leading to the temporary shutdown of its Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) subsidiary.

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