Price Briefing 26 February – 3 March

By Laura Syrett
Published: Friday, 04 March 2016

Stability reported in fluorspar, kaolin and silica sand markets; amorphous graphite comes under pressure but lithium to continue rising in 2016.

Vale SA is the latest of the world’s top mining companies to reveal the extent of the losses it racked up last year, as weak mineral and metal prices eat into the profitability of operations.

The Brazilian miner said it lost $8.57bn in the last three months of 2015 alone,...

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