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Countries sign historic treaty to reduce mercury

Countries from around the world have gathered in Japan to seal an historic treaty to reduce mercury exposure....

Asia

11 OCTOBER 2013

Ecuador looks to reform mining sector

As Canadian-based Kinross Gold Corp announced it was scrapping its Fruta del Norte gold project in Ecuador,...

Minor metals still going strong

With the exception of cobalt, the minor metals mostly continued to strengthen throughout September. China...

Africa

02 OCTOBER 2009

Minor metals taking turns

Antimony had been pushed up close to US$6,000/t during July, but soon settled back to around US$5,800/t....

Leadership

04 SEPTEMBER 2009

Global mercury treaty gets go-ahead

More than 140 countries have agreed to begin talks that could lead to a legally-binding treaty to reduce...

Africa

12 MARCH 2009

Mercury (2006 and first half 2007)

For many years the mercury market suffered from an excess of supply leading to historically low prices...

Leadership

01 JANUARY 2008