Palladium

Palladium price sets fresh 13-year high

Frik Els | August 29, 2014
Palladium price sets fresh 13-year high

But platinum slide continues despite Ukraine escalation.

Report: Worst is surely over for explorers

Frik Els | August 25, 2014
Report: Worst is surely over for explorers

Capital raising for exploration up more than 32%.

Platinum, palladium prices are tanking

Frik Els | August 20, 2014
Platinum, palladium prices are tanking

Supply fears have pushed prices higher, but industry worries are shifting to softening demand.

Palladium skyrockets on Russia tensions, hits 13-year high

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 18, 2014
Palladium skyrockets on Russia tensions, hits 13-year high

It hit $900 a troy ounce for the first time since 2001.

China to ban coal use in Beijing by 2020

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 7, 2014
Chinese coal burning set to decline first time in 14 years

Experts claim ban is unlikely to have a significant impact on the country's coal consumption in the short term.

$180bn investment for Africa infrastructure through 2025

Frik Els | August 7, 2014
$180bn investment for Africa infrastructure through 2025

Still only 2% of global spending on infrastructure projects according to new report.

China's war on pollution to push palladium higher still

Frik Els | July 29, 2014
China's pollution problem to push palladium higher still

China produces 20 million vehicles a year and has to double the average palladium load to catch up with US emissions standards.

Gold and silver shining bright—hit three-month highs

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 10, 2014
Gold and silver shining bright—hit three-month highs

Platinum and palladium were also dragged higher by gold.

A quiet steady week that sets us up for strong action now

Silver to 100 dollars

We didn’t see a lot of large moves.

Increased globalization comes with unique risks and challenges

info@mineralsmakelife.org | July 1, 2014
gold-plated iPhone5

The United States’ duplicative permitting process is a deterrent to investors.

Hedge funds add record 61% to bullish gold bets

Frik Els | June 29, 2014
Not just the smart money getting into gold

Smart money playing catchup after three weeks of gold price gains add record number of net long positions for the week to 12.1 million ounces.

Strike is over but platinum, palladium prices have plenty upside

Frik Els | June 28, 2014
Strike is over but platinum, palladium prices have plenty upside

New report says risks to supply remain substantial.

Platinum, palladium prices slide despite stalled strike deal

Frik Els | June 20, 2014
Platinum, palladium prices slide despite stalled strike deal

Palladium falls 2% while platinum retreats to pre-strike levels.

Platinum, palladium prices tank on strike deal

Frik Els | June 12, 2014
Platinum, palladium prices tank on strike deal

Unions representing 70,000 workers and the three largest platinum mines in the world reach wage deal to end almost 5-month long strike.

Asteroids mined for fuel to generate trillion dollar market, says firm

Cecilia Jamasmie | June 11, 2014
Asteroids mined for fuel to generate trillion dollar market, says firm

Orbiting spacecraft could be refuelled with water taken from asteroids—but some experts doubt the economics.

Palladium price within striking distance of record high

Frik Els | June 10, 2014
Palladium price within striking distance of record high

A surge in ETF buying lights fire under palladium futures while platinum jumps past pre-strike levels .

Platinum, palladium price unmoved by strike talks failure

Frik Els | June 9, 2014
Platinum, palladium price unmoved by strike talks failure

South Africa's mines minister quits mediation role after latest negotiations to end more than 4-month old strike go nowhere.

Platinum price correction underway as strike deal edges closer

Frik Els | June 4, 2014
Platinum correction underway as strike deal edge closer

South Africa's new mines minister sees agreement to end 4-month strike by end of the week.

CHARTS: Platinum, palladium ETF holdings jump to record highs

Frik Els | June 2, 2014
Platinum, palladium ETF holdings jump to record highs

South African strike negotiations on knife-edge after latest offer.

A golden fall

a golden fall

Gold is in serious trouble and not something I’ll be looking to trade for some time, perhaps even many years as its bull market may be done now.

Nickel, palladium and platinum outperforming in 2014

Not all is bad in the metals sector.

Flood of buying pushes Montana PGM miner to near 3-year high

Frik Els | May 21, 2014
Flood of buying pushes Montana PGM miner to near 3-year high

Billings-based Stillwater Mining shares are up 40% since the start of the year as platinum, palladium prices surge.

Palladium price hits fresh highs: record deficit predicted

Frik Els | May 21, 2014
Palladium price hits new high: record deficit predicted

Perfectly timed launch of palladium ETFs also play huge role in the PGM's 16% price jump in 2014 to within striking distance of all-time high.

Africa FDI at decade high

Ernst & Young | May 18, 2014
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Foreign direct investment is shifting from extractive industries to consumer-related sectors according to new report.

MIT developing platinum replacement

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 18, 2014
MIT developing platinum replacement

A team of scientists is working on a process to replace platinum-group metals (PGMs) with more widely available elements.

Palladium price jumps to three-year high

Frik Els | May 14, 2014
Platinum, palladium prices tank on strike deal

Platinum also soars over supply fears as deadly South African strikes drag on.

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