Graphite: China’s H1 exports of natural graphite up 9% on previous year

Demand for spherical graphite continues to grow rapidly for use in the anodes of lithium-ion batteries.

Cobalt: will 2017 be a year of change?

A number of suspensions, most notably Katanga Mining in the DRC, have contributed to a tight metal market.

Will permanent magnets save the rare earth industry?

The permanent magnet and catalyst sectors will continue to provide the largest markets for rare earths in the next ten years to 2026.

Salt 2017 – Global opportunities in a new era for the salt supply chain

Production of salt is increasing to meet worldwide demand. A significant proportion of the new salt production projects due on stream by 2020 will produce salt via solar recovery methods.