Video News: WTO says rare earths export restrictions “not justifiable”

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Published: Monday, 07 April 2014

Allana Potash receives $14.4m from ICL; Panasonic says Tesla investment “risky”; AMCOL/Minerals Technologies merger rumbles on; Fednav to use drones



This week IMTV takes a look at the World Trade Organization ruling that rare earths export restrictions are not justifiable. The decision has been welcomed by the US, European Union and Japan, who launched the investigation in 2012.

IMTV also reports on news that Allana Potash has received a second round of investment from fertiliser producer Israel Chemicals Ltd worth $14.4m; Panasonic’s view that continuing to supply lithium-ion batteries to Tesla Motors could be a risky investment; and further developments related to the AMCOL/Minerals Technologies story.

Finally, find out more about Fednav Ltd becoming the first shipping company to use drones for ice reconnaissance on a commercial voyage.