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Steady as she goes

Zinc has had a great year and bullish signals are flashing. But are expectations too high?

15 Dec 2014

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    15 Dec 2014

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Driving future metal demand

At Mines and Money 2014 in London, Robert Friedland, founder of Ivanhoe Mines, highlighted the growing importance of cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells. They join a growing mix of electric cars that are being rolled out by auto manufacturers as the war on emissions gathers momentum. At a recent investor presentation, Anglo American said fuel cell technology would increase demand for platinum group metals at a time when the industry had been rocked in the aftermath of industrial unrest in South Africa.

15 Dec 2014