Thursday, 06 December 2018
Chemours and Southern Ionics Mining have announced that they will jointly develop the Jesup mineral sands mine in the US state of Georgia. Production is expected to begin in 2020.
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
Graphite, magnesia, alumina and silicon carbide are excluded from the list of China-origin materials subject to a new US tariff, as are antimony, rare earths and barite. Pigments such as titanium dioxide will also be subject to the duty, as will refractory finished products, some ceramic minerals such as kaolin, and lithium.
Thursday, 06 September 2018
Many major minerals could be affected if the US goes ahead with a plan to raise the import tariff on China-origin materials as the trade war between the two countries gathers pace.
Friday, 08 June 2018
Cheaper material offered by smaller producers weigh on Chinese battery-grade lithium carbonate, hydroxide prices; European antimony trioxide market softens on lack of sales; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of celestite; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of olivine price; Fresh talk about consolidation of Liaoning province's magnesia sector but prices steady for now; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of kyanite pricing; China fluorspar prices push higher while sellers wait for stronger prices; No movement on Chinese soda ash price despite restored supply sources