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  • Ground calcined alumina price rises in run-up to Christmas

    Tuesday, 11 December 2018

    Contract negotiations continue to lend upward support to some grades of ground calcined alumina, while unground material prices held steady.

  • Price Briefing: November 30-December 6

    Friday, 07 December 2018

    GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Lithium spot prices stable on slow spot market activity; focus on contract negotiations; Bullish iodine distributors raise offers to $28/kg but spot price holds firm for now; Chinese soda ash price rises, demand stronger before Chinese New Year; European, US antimony trioxide prices trend lower as year approaches end; PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue prices in seven minerals markets

  • Sizable South African chromite production, sales volume gap persists in Jun-Aug

    Thursday, 06 December 2018

    Mine production rates of chromite with 44-48% Cr2O3 content remained stable in June-August while sales showed further growth, perpetuating a significant gap between output and traded volumes.

  • Syrah cuts 2018 graphite production target again despite recoveries improving

    Tuesday, 04 December 2018

    The graphite miner now expects production to reach 101,000-106,000 tonnes in 2018, down about 39% on average from April targets, as a consequence of an outage in October and a slower-than-expected ramp up.

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