China produces 20 million vehicles a year and has to double the average palladium load to catch up with US emissions standards.
The world's largest diamond miner by market value said it will adopt a more flexible sales approach.
Emerging markets may give support going forward.
The world's No.1 diamond company by output also said its diamond production dipped in the first half of 2014 by 7%, standing at 15.9 million carats.
Event increases global tensions and demand for safe-haven metal.
Last year's fertilizer price plunge called strategy into question.
Mirny's operations lasted 44 years.
Sector now delivering some of the healthiest returns for many of the world’s biggest miners, including Rio Tinto and Anglo American.
New report says risks to supply remain substantial.
While it did not disclose the costs and planned capital expenditure for the Albany project, Rio has previously said the deposit had enough potash to sustain a low cost operation for decades.
Company's rough diamond prices proxy for opaque market.
The Udachny mine, in the country's northeast, is also expected to become one of the world’s biggest underground diamond operations.
But the world's No.1 diamond company by output saw a big jump in revenue: up 43% to $1.6 billion
After months of debate the outcome is that supplies have been “reduced to zero.” The news failed to lift demand for coal.
Unions representing 70,000 workers and the three largest platinum mines in the world reach wage deal to end almost 5-month long strike.
A surge in ETF buying lights fire under palladium futures while platinum jumps past pre-strike levels .
China is switching attention to its own back yard which could be described as the maximum boundaries of Genghis Khan’s empire in the thirteenth century, from the Bering Strait to the gates of Jerusalem.
After years of lobbying, Canada's Federal Government seems to have persuaded the European Commission to change draft rules that would open the way for Alberta crude supplies.
Even investors who typically eschew precious metals have been hard-pressed to ignore the platinum industry this year.
Announced in early May, Russia will sell China $400 billion of natural gas.
The B.C. government’s annual three-day LNG Conference opened May 21 in the shadow of an announcement that Russia had signed a $400 billion, 30-year deal to supply natural gas to China – one of B.C.’s hoped for long-term liquefied natural gas customers.
Separatists seized Thursday four Ukrainian coal mines in the east of the conflict-torn country.
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.
Russian Dmitry Rybolovlev, ex-owner of potash giant Uralkali, loses six-year divorce court battle.
A team of scientists is working on a process to replace platinum-group metals (PGMs) with more widely available elements.
The rally in uranium stocks this year got way overheated. As the spot price slid to 9-year lows, shares corrected, but there may be more pain to come.
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