Even after two years of gains, industrial metals trade well below 10-year mean prices. Silver looks cheap, but gold, crude may be fully priced already.
Nickel Mining News
Bears ignore soothing words about US-China trade war dropping copper to near 1-year low in frenzied trade.
Beijing Electric Vehicle Co.,is preparing for a stock-market listing and starting a battery-swap service to reduce customers’ range anxiety and keep up with similar offerings from rivals.
Shares in European carmakers are having their best trading day in two years after a U.S. official floated a proposal to eliminate vehicle-import tariffs on both sides of the Atlantic.
"Our priority is to develop our existing lithium deposit in Argentina. But we are also looking for other deposits in Chile, Argentina and Brazil,"- Eramet Chief Executive Officer Christel Bories
Don't get your hopes up.
Indonesia has extended an operating permit for Freeport's Grasberg copper-gold mine while discussions over long-term rights continue.
“China’s buoyant mood is giving way to concerns around tightening credit and a slowing manufacturing sector."
Amid the warnings, copper was listed as the top pick after palladium.
Noront CEO said the move is necessary as the company continues to lead exploration in Ontario’s massive Ring of Fire.
The Vancouver-based miner wants to identify new drilling targets at its Slättberg project.
Sibanye Canada and Regulus’ newly formed Argentinean subsidiary Aldebaran Resources will create a strategic partnership to unlock value at the copper-gold project, located in the San Juan province.
A German battery plant could help ease an expected negative impact in the workforce employed by the local automotive industry.
US law firm Bernstein Liebhard said the suit would deal with "misleading statements" made by the precious metals producer, which has had 21 fatalities on its operations so far in 2018.
Miners are urging the government to lift a six-year ban on large-scale projects in the Philippines after the state removed restrictions on smaller ventures.
Strong demand growth will be largely focused on high-grade lithium, according to research firm Roskill.
Battery materials can charge mining's next supercycle but new study says automakers will "throw away tens of billions" making electric vehicles no-one wants.
Sold-state batteries have been made with ceramics and glass.
Trumps administration will soon be “taking the first steps” to rescind a move made by the Obama administration to put the national forest off limits to industry activity.
"Metals markets are well supplied and weaker demand from China will prove too strong a headwind for prices," says new report.
The panel reviewed the 27 mines in the world's No. 2 nickel ore supplier that former Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Regina Lopez ordered closed or suspended last year.
The world's top miner is said to have hired Goldman Sachs to assist with the sale of the Western Australia-based nickel operation.
Copper, iron ore prices drop, mining majors punished as US threatens more tariffs on "predatory" Chinese imports and Beijing calls it "blackmail".
Panasonic Corp expects to more than triple its cobalt consumption in five years' time.