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  • November 2016

    Shanxi stops all production in Taiyuan due to air pollution

    29 November 2016

    Mineral producing and consuming companies in the capital city of Shanxi province in China have been forced to stop production for the rest of the year due to air pollution problems.

  • Pricing notice: Christmas schedule

    28 November 2016

    The publication of Industrial Minerals’ price assessments will be affected by the Christmas holidays.

  • Commercial Li-ion energy storage lands in UK

    25 November 2016

    Tesla’s Powerpack’s, which Camborne Capital Energy is bringing to the UK, could offer a solution to the problem of storing energy from renewable sources, but costs still need to come down.

  • Steel output grows 3% in October

    24 November 2016

    China, India and Italy posted growth in their steel volumes for the month, while the US, Germany, Spain and Brazil were down against last year.

  • China continues with graphite exploration

    23 November 2016

    Local authorities in China are keen to explore and invest into new graphite projects although local operators are concerned this may compound overcapacity issues.

  • Graphite and Graphene News in Brief 15 November

    15 November 2016

    A brief roundup of notable activities in the graphite and graphene industries.

  • Solvay records low sales, high earnings in Q3

    08 November 2016

    Weak demand across several end markets affected turnover for all of Solvay’s main segments, while price improvements and lower costs boosted earnings for the chemicals group.

  • BYD commences lithium projects in Qinghai

    08 November 2016

    The carmaker is targeting large-scale battery production in the Qinghai lithium district, where authorities have set ambitious targets to develop local capacity for production of carbonate and anode materials for electric vehicles.

  • New product lines boost Q3 at AMG

    04 November 2016

    Higher sales in its engineering division on the back of innovation in product lines for furnaces brought in new revenues in the third quarter, but weak prices continue to hinder the critical materials division.

  • Price Briefing 28 October – 03 November

    04 November 2016

    Titanium dioxide producers continue to look for price increases while graphite, bauxite and fused alumina prices held unchanged and lithium carbonate and hydroxide 2017 contract offers show a wide range.

  • Graphite suppliers talk 2017 contracts

    03 November 2016

    Spot market prices showed no sign of movement as negotiations to set new contract prices for graphite supplies in 2017 are well under way.

  • Yichang graphite mine’s sink holes under repair

    02 November 2016

    Twenty-two months have passed since sink holes appeared in the graphite mine waste pond in Yichang, in China’s Hubei province. Now workers have entered the site and expect to finish sealing the pond by the end of 2016.

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