Mining Indaba ’16: More rare earths project suspensions to come, potash will fail to excite

By IM Staff
Published: Wednesday, 10 February 2016

According to Core Consultants, oversupply in both potash and rare earths will mean that only a select few of the current market players will survive in the long run, with prices for neither mineral group likely to bounce back in the near term.

By Bianca Markram

In the wake of the bankruptcy of US rare earths miner Molycorp Inc. last year, many more project closures and suspensions are likely to soon follow in the rare earths space, according to a leading industry analyst.

Speaking to IM at the Mining Indaba Conference in Cape Town,...

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