Fluorspar features

  • July 2013

    Fluorspar: Developing projects for ‘at-risk’ mineral

    22 July 2013

    Fluorspar was deemed by the British Geological Survey (BGS) as an ‘at risk’ mineral in 2012. Used in both the industrial sector and in consumer products, it is also indispensible in daily life. Despite this, over the last year some projects have been mothballed and prices have fallen off. But for projects with favourable logistics, secure regulatory frameworks and good materials, there is still an attractive market, Siobhan Lismore-Scott, Editor, finds

  • Mining in Spain - what’s the risk?

    22 July 2013

    Dr Elizabeth Stephens, JLT Specialty Ltd, UK, explains the risks involved with developing a project in Spain and discusses recent developments in the Spanish minerals sector

  • Price Briefing: Ilmenite prices are “unsustainable” say Kenmare

    02 July 2013

    This month's price briefing looks at how metspar prices are sliding on the back of weak steel markets and discusses how Lynas aims to take control of rare earths prices

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