Company confirmed is in talks to sell its stake in the world’s second largest copper mine to Indonesia’s Inalum.
China Mining News
An irresponsible U.S. fiscal policy seems to be the only bullish gold’s driver in operation right now.
Forecasted industry fundamentals point to an environment favoring higher diamond prices over a period of at least the next four years.
Ore imports aren’t just going up because China’s producing more steel: They’re rising because it’s producing less iron ore as well.
Structural changes in the world's biggest importer, China, are re-shaping how the industry works.
Libert’aime by Forevermark offers a diamond jewellery range that has been designed with a young, fashion-forward self-purchasing consumer in mind.
WHO: Risk of international spread of deadly disease from Congo, responsible for 66% of global supply of critical battery raw material, is "very high".
Chinese cobalt producers such as Jinchuan Group and Wanbao Mining said they were ramping up production to sate an anticipated demand boom from EVs.
Chengdu-based Tianqi is seeking to almost triple production capacity through 2020.
China will take steps to bring down coal prices because the recent rally is not supported by market fundamentals.
There is an emerging oligopoly in one of the hottest elements on the periodic table, lithium.
SQM shares plunge after Tanqi Lithium acquisition seems to indicate cooling fervour for lithium assets.
An increase in self-purchase of diamond jewellery helped drive demand, representing 33% of total US diamond jewellery pieces acquired in 2017.
The Asian firm has bought a 24% stake in Chile’s Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM), one of the world’s biggest lithium producers.
China’s thirst for energy is roiling markets in Europe, jolting the outlook for coal-hungry utilities as they struggle to cope with tighter pollution and environmental rules.
"Lead from a raw materials side is probably the tightest commodity market out there."
The World Platinum Investment Council sees oversupply in the platinum market of 180,000 ounces in 2018.
Net supply impact for China only around 100kt in 2018 says new report.
Trump has proposed imposing duties on as much as $150 billion in goods over China’s alleged theft of intellectual property and unfair trade practices.
Conditions may be in place for increased demand and increased prices for a number of commodities including natural gas, copper, aluminum, and gold.
The experts developed a new process for creating lithium metal that may boost the energy and capacity of rechargeable batteries.
The price of steelmaking raw materials in China rose for a second session on Monday on optimism that steel mills will replenish stockpiles as steel production increases and as iron ore inventories at ports decline.
The metals business is one of the largest copper, zinc and lead concentrates merchants worldwide, according to Louis Dreyfus.
The alleged dumping margins ranged from 12.1 percent to 231.7 percent, and U.S. imports of the products from China in 2017 were estimated to total $388 million.
While there may be scope to be bullish on the short- to medium-term outlook for coal, the risk factors for the industry appear to be mounting.