26 January 2022
Africa-focused mineral sands producer Base Resources achieved “operational consistency” at its Kwale mine in Kenya in the fourth quarter of 2021, the company said in its operational, development and corporate update for the three months ended December 31.
21 January 2022
Prices for refractory-grade brown fused alumina (BFA) stabilized after five consecutive drops over the fortnight to Thursday January 20, while the price for abrasive-grade BFA ticked down slightly on the low end. White fused alumina (WFA) prices fell despite upward adjustment in the feedstock price, while bauxite prices remained firm on a looming supply crisis.
14 January 2022
Titanium minerals and zircon producer Kenmare Resources achieved records for safety, production and sales in 2021, the company said in a trading update for the full year and fourth quarter ended December 31, 2021.
07 January 2022
China’s brown fused alumina (BFA) prices continued to fall in the fortnight to Thursday January 6 due to slow spot liquidity at home and abroad. White fused alumina (WFA) also dipped after holding stable in the previous session, and bauxite held firm on limited availability projections.
05 January 2022
Chinese soda ash prices fell last month, with previous highs proving unsustainable in the long term and anticipation of domestic factory closures ahead of the Chinese New Year holiday period weighing on the market.
04 January 2022
After a one-month consultation period, Fastmarkets has amended the frequency of its chromite price assessments.