31 August 2018
The central government is gearing up to impose fresh restrictions on industrial output during the winter months, which are likely to curtail mineral production and processing as they did in 2017.
29 August 2018
The Kenyan government has confirmed that its fluorspar mine will be brought back online, with investors already showing an appetite for the project.
24 August 2018
Currency depreciation not yet reflecting on iodine prices; sluggish sales weigh on China’s magnesia export prices; PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to launch frac sand price; China flake graphite prices dip on slow buying, weakening yuan; Chinese carbonate price range widens on lower concluded deals; Imported ilmenite price continues to fall in China; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of seven fluorspar prices
21 August 2018
Industrial Minerals has today discontinued seven grades of fluorspar.
07 August 2018
Increases in the fluorspar market earlier this year failed to dent Chemours' fluor business as the company is not seeing a "significant increase" in fluorspar prices, according to ceo Mark Vergnano.
06 August 2018
Market participants have reported an increase in inquiries from Chinese fluorspar consumers, but some remain skeptical as to whether this truly indicates that the market is short.
03 August 2018
Trade war fear pushes down seaborne antimony trioxide market; Tight supply pushes iodine prices higher; Supply, demand dynamics trigger evolution in chromite pricing spreads; GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Chinese battery-grade lithium carbonate prices extend downtrend; Soda ash producers to factor higher costs into contract price negotiations; Tight supply pushes iodine prices higher; PRICING NOTICE: Launch of dried and bagged foundry chromite price; amendment of two prices; China's high-grade magnesia export prices fall on sporadic buying
02 August 2018
The Trump administration has asked its trade authorities to consider a 25% import duty rate on Chinese minerals rather than the 10% rate it officially proposed in July.