Fossil fuels won’t be in the vanguard and the winners will be the industrial metals needed to electrify society.
A 100% switch from coal to gas for alumina refining could offer a potential 26% reduction in cradle-to-gate emissions intensity.
Credit ratings agency Fitch Ratings has increased most of its short-term metals and mining price assumptions on the back of syncronised global economic recovery post-COVID-19, which has driven higher commodity prices.
Fitch Ratings has lowered short-term price assumptions for aluminium, nickel, copper, zinc and thermal coal due to COVID-19 pressures.
The African Development Bank’s support for the West African nation of Ghana has boosted government efforts to consolidate the economy, the country’s Vice President, Mahamudu Bawumia says.
Potential supply disruptions in the Gulf and West Africa are key to the outlook for aluminium in 2020, according to Wood Mackenzie.
Nespresso will become the first company to use responsibly-sourced aluminium, supplied by Rio Tinto, to produce its coffee capsules.
Benedikt Sobotka, CEO of Eurasian Resources Group, one of the world’s leading diversified natural resources groups, predicts a strong metals recovery ahead. "Eurasian Resources'...
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