30 October 2015
The Belgian-headquartered minerals producer has cut the jobs at its Rockhampton magnesia operation as planned restructuring efforts to reduce output by a quarter come into effect.
23 October 2015
Prices for ceramic materials minerals and fluorspar down as rare earths experience slight increase.
22 October 2015
Netherlands Rotterdam sees lower dry bulk shipments while rival Belgium Antwerp rises
20 October 2015
Profits for the phosphate producer slumped in the third quarter as the average sales price for its products dropped, including its industrial mineral portfolio.
19 October 2015
Domestic Chinese FM prices reported to be softening although international sources say market is flat.
13 October 2015
While rebalancing measures in the investment and real estate sectors in China has caused a sharper than expected slowdown in China, which has consequently impacted steel demand globally and caused a drop in raw materials consumption, world demand is expected to see slight growth in 2016.
08 October 2015
PricewaterhouseCoopers’ analysis of the top 100 junior mining companies listed on Canada’s TSX-V paints a grim picture but not an unexpected one. The industry remains mired in a slump, but, despite the downward trend, the professional services company has warned juniors to start looking at new ideas to keep their projects afloat.
07 October 2015
The disruptive arrival of vast supplies of shale gas on the US market has dragged down prices for oil, gas and oilfield minerals, but at the same time created a promising launch pad for growth in the petrochemicals sector, which in turn could drive higher demand for other industrial raw materials.
06 October 2015
While the company undergoes a permitting review, MGX is analysing samples from drilling programmes at Driftwood Creek to compile a mineral resource estimate. Initial analysis has yielded positive results and the company plans to produce high grade magnesia products for the refractory and steel sectors.
02 October 2015
The diversified miner and owner of the Driftwood Creek magnesium project said that the funds raised would be used for tax purposes, debt settlement and working capital.