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Commodities / Industrial Metals

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Copper Miners Feel The Squeeze As Prices Slip Once Again

Oct 04, 2019 at 17:00

The price of copper weakened again on Thursday amid the worst US factory conditions in a decade and near-record bearish bets on futures markets on the bellwether metal

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The Bullish Case For Copper

Sep 27, 2019 at 16:00

Despite evidence of a slowing economy, shipments of raw materials are gliding across Chinese docks at a torrid pace, especially metals, which form the backbone of China’s industrial supply chain

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Miners Are Weathering The Trade War Storm

Sep 19, 2019 at 14:00

While overall Chinese trade is struggling — looking beyond headline figures, mining firms have few reasons to worry.

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Lack Of Funding Could Lead To Battery Metal Supply Shortage

Aug 29, 2019 at 11:00

Future supplies of primary battery metals required to meet rising demand from EV manufacturers and other industries will not be met if the market stays in a slump

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Tackling Lithium Batteries' Biggest Problem

Aug 26, 2019 at 10:00

Lithium metal batteries fail when bits of lithium metal deposits break off from the surface of the anode during discharging, but a new breakthrough could help solve this problem

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Are Copper Naysayers Missing The Big Picture?

Aug 23, 2019 at 15:00

The price of copper came under pressure again on Thursday amid worries about a global economic slowdown, but are the bears missing the big picture?

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Lithium Hype Can't Live Up To Supply Realities

Aug 21, 2019 at 14:00

Refinery bottlenecks and the potential for ramp-up delays in the mining and refining sector are not enough reasons to forecast a quick price recovery

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Protests Threaten $5 Billion Peruvian Copper Mine

Aug 16, 2019 at 12:00

Ongoing anti-mining protests in Peru have extended to Anglo American and Mitsubishi’s $5 billion Quellaveco project, in the neighbouring region of Moquegua.

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Tightening Nickel Supply Threatens Electric Vehicle Boom

Aug 06, 2019 at 12:00

Demand for battery metals continues to grow, and while carmakers were concerned about a lithium and cobalt shortage in recent years, they seem more concerned about nickel nowadays

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Battery Metals Face Looming Supply Crunch

Jul 25, 2019 at 10:00

Battery metals are facing a looming supply crunch as one industry continues to gain global momentum

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