Companies face the familiar challenge of nationalisation, if in a slightly augmented form
Research shows the industry is rising to productivity challenge through its METS sector
Evidence new technology is likely to increase efficiencies and keep costs down are, so far, absent
The spot price has some distance to run lower if history is any indication
Export restrictions feel like a rebalancing of value but usually fail to create wealth
The potentially bigger issues sit above ground
The US struggles to get over the same old REE supply problems
Could mineral demand in South and Southeast Asia fill the China-size gap?
The industry should focus less on what's hot and more on what's structurally smart
What can China glean from the economic evolution of its island neighbour?
Just what has happened since the boom?
Mining is about gradual gains not flash-in-the-pain technological upheaval
Politicians may like the idea of a circular economy but it is impractical
The mining industry must be allowed to suffer
Manipulation of the world's mineral trade is at unprecedented levels
Are we repeating the sins of the past in our metal price assumptions?
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