Other Elements and Materials

Mining News Pro - Exploration and development company Beowulf Mining has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Epsilon Advanced Materials Private, a subsidiary of Epsilon Carbon, to develop a concept for a strategic processing hub of natural flake and recycled graphite in Finland.

Mining News Pro - Rare earth miners and uranium producers are reaping rewards from the flood of money pouring into electrification and ESG investing themes.

Mining News Pro - Anew palladium and copper mine in Ontario, Canada, could be under construction next year, if permitting and financing for the C$665-million project proceed as planned.

Mining News Pro - Rare earth company Neo Performance Materials has teamed up with US-based Energy Fuels to launch a new production initiative, spanning European and North American critical material supply chains.

Mining News Pro - Iluka Resources managing director Tom O’Leary regards the company’s rare earths position as an “important and exciting opportunity” for the mineral sands company.

Mining News Pro - Platinum group metals mining and marketing company Anglo American Platinum said on Monday that it was poised to deliver the next phase of value for its stakeholders as decarbonisation efforts increase the long-term demand for its metals.

Mining News Pro - India’s going to be buying less potash after a run-up in prices, according to the country’s largest importer of the fertilizer, a move that may undercut expectations for global demand to hit a record this year.

Mining News Pro - Platinum mining and marketing company Anglo American Platinum on Monday reported record annual earnings, soaring cash and a 72% return on capital employed, resulting in a dividend payout of R9.4-billion.

Mining News Pro - Syrah Resources is set to restart production at the Balama graphite operation in Mozambique as local COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease.

Mining News Pro - China may ban the export of rare-earths refining technology to countries or companies it deems as a threat on state security concerns, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Mining News Pro - Mineral sands miner Base Resources has updated the resource estimate for its Kwale North Dune and Bumamani deposits at its Kwale operation, in Kenya.

Mining News Pro - South32 has withdrawn its guidance for the Dendrobium coal mine extension in New South Wales after the state’s Independent Planning Commission blocked the extension project earlier this month.

Mining News Pro - Bryah Resources will retain its 70% shareholding in the Bryah basin manganese joint venture (JV) as suitors failed to meet outstanding conditions for the offer.

Mining News Pro - Diversified mining and marketing company Glencore is ready to support the transition to a low-carbon economy, CEO Ivan Glasenberg said on Tuesday when the company reported finishing 2020 with earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) of $11.6-billion, Covid-19 notwithstanding.

Mining News Pro - Iridium has become the latest precious metal to undergo a spectacular price rally, after supply shortages and expectations it will be used to produce hydrogen to power a greener economy lifted its value by 160% in two months.

Mining News Pro - Financial risk management, solutions and insights company Fitch Solutions Country Risk and Industry Research expects global tin mine production to rebound this year, as mines in Indonesia and Peru are unencumbered by government restrictions and can profitably operate amid a higher tin price environment.

Mining News Pro - Australian miners are making moves on rare earths projects as the commodity gains momentum driven by demand from the electric vehicle (EV) market.

Mining News Pro - ALX Resources announced that it has filed a permit application for an exploration program, including drilling, at its 100%-owned Gibbons Creek uranium project in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Mining News Pro - The combination of South Africa’s world-class wind, solar and land resources, its platinum group metals reserves, as well as its historical experience in industrial-scale synthetic-fuel manufacture, position the country strongly for the production of green hydrogen and tradeable synthetic powerfuels, a new report affirms.

Mining News Pro - National oil companies (NOCs) risk squandering $400 billion on expensive oil and gas projects over the next decade that may only break even if the world fails to meet the Paris climate goals, a non-governmental organisation said on Tuesday.

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