Other Elements and Materials

Mining News Pro - Tin prices are due to extend their rally next year as top consumer China stocks up on the metal due to a recovery in demand for electronic goods.

Mining News Pro - The rhodium price has been on a stomach-churning ride this year, rocketing from $6,050 an ounce at the start of 2020 to a high of $13,800 an ounce by March 10, only to plummet to $7,800 an ounce before the end of that month as covid-19 spread around the world.

Mining News Pro - A new report developed by Australia’s gas industry bodies has demonstrated the pivotal role that gas and gas infrastructure would play in Australia’s low carbon energy future.

Mining News Pro - Fortescue Metals Group is set to receive 15 Rolls-Royce gas gensets that will power the Iron Bridge magnetite project in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - A scoping study into the Steelpoortdrift vanadium project, in South Africa, has estimated that the project would require a capital investment of $161.5-million, ASX-listed Vanadium Resources said.

Mining News Pro - Australian Potash is set to deliver the country’s lowest carbon emitting potash project at its Lake Wells operation in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Canadian miner Crystallex asked Delaware District Judge Leonard Stark to set January 11, 2021, as the date to sell the shares of PDV Holdings, the parent company of refiner Citgo Petroleum Corp., which is owned by Venezuela.

Mining News Pro - MRC on Monday outlined its plans to develop a vertically integrated graphite business, from mine to the production of active anode materials, announcing the outcomes of a prefeasibility study (PFS) to build a dedicated active anode materials plant (AAMP) in Norway.

Mining News Pro - South Africa-based platinum group metals (PGMs) major Impala Platinum (Implats) CEO Nico Muller has ruled out any near-term merger and acquisition activity and has said the group will instead reinvest in its current business units.

Mining News Pro - The Australian Government has invested $50 million in a carbon capture use and storage (CCUS) fund, a decision that is welcomed by Glencore.

Mining News Pro - The global palladium market deficit is expected to “narrow significantly” this year, says Heraeus Precious Metals, one of the world’s largest platinum group metals (PGM) refiners.

Mining News Pro - BP said the relentless growth of oil demand is over, becoming the first supermajor to call the end of an era many thought would last another decade or more.

Mining News Pro - Fortescue Metals Group has awarded Decmil Group a $41 million contract at the Iron Bridge magnetite joint venture project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Technology Metals has extended its Gabanintha vanadium project’s mine life to 22.5 years from a previous estimate of 16 years.

Mining News Pro - The US Commerce Department on Monday inked a draft agreement with Russia`s state nuclear energy company to reduce imports of uranium from Russia over the next 20 years in a bid to boost domestic mining and nuclear energy.

Mining News Pro - BCI Minerals intends to raise $48 million to accelerate the development of the Mardie salt and potash project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.

Mining News Pro - The $2.1-billion environmental damage that Russia has claimed from major Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) for a fuel spill in the Arctic indicates growing environmental, social and governance (ESG) financial exposure of commodity companies operating in the emerging markets, says Fitch Ratings.

Mining News Pro - Mineral sands developer Strandline Resources has awarded a A$21-million fixed price contract to supply in-pit dozer mining units for its Coburn mineral sands project, in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has clarified that it is aiming to release bid documentation for the so-called fifth bid window (BW5) of the South Africa’s renewable-energy procurement programme in December, following receipt of the regulator’s concurrence with a Ministerial determination that clears the way for the resumption of procurement.

Mining News Pro - Salt Lake Potash has reached a 60 per cent completion at its Lake Way project in Western Australia, which is on track to deliver its first sulphate of potash (SOP) next year.

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