Nickel

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Minopex is known as a leading outsourced mineral processing plant operator, having earned an impressive track record across 14 countries within Africa...
Commodities covid-19

Fitch lowers commodity price assumptions due to COVID-19

Fitch Ratings has lowered short-term price assumptions for aluminium, nickel, copper, zinc and thermal coal due to COVID-19 pressures.
coal energy reneewables

Mining under pressure to transition to renewable energy

Mining is large contributor to global warming through its use of fossil fuels and is facing increased pressure to move towards renewable energy.
Eurasian Resources Group

Eurasian Resources Group plans battery material plant

ERG is assessing the construction of a battery material plant to produce nickel-cobalt-manganese precursor materials for electric vehicles (EVs).
First Quantum Minerals nickel

Uncertainty to cloud global nickel market outlook in 2020

The global battery sector share of nickel demand is much smaller than other metals, getting the quantity of nickel that EVs will need remain a challenge.
carbon batteries

Battery metals: Long term demand remains strong

The EV sector has taken the mining industry by storm in the last five years. Metals and minerals used in energy storage batteries have taken centre stage.
Platreef Palladium ivanplats

Surging palladium and rhodium prices good news for Ivanplats

Ivanplats is fast-tracking a feasibility study on a smaller-scale, early-stage development plan using Shaft 1 as a production shaft at Platreef.
Palladium

Pollution-control devices drive palladium price surge

Palladium prices continue to surge topping $1,800/oz as stricter air-quality rules boost demand for the metal used in vehicle pollution-control devices.
blockchain cobalt

Digital cobalt supply chain ready for 2020

A digital supply chain for cobalt has moved beyond pilot phase and is progressing toward live production computing environments starting in spring 2020.
Platreef Palladium ivanplats

Spot price of palladium reaches an all-time high

While many investors are focused on gold, palladium has been far and away the best performing precious metal for the past several years.

Nigeria will meet its roadmap targets

Nigeria’s mineral scene has never experienced such a national interest. In partnership with the MMSD and the NGSA, AGVM is exploring for several minerals.

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