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Cobalt dying, nickel next

Cobalt dying, nickel next

The necessity of more suitable metals for batteries spells the end for heavy elements

View from the West End

26 FEBRUARY 2020
Umicore completes US$203 million Kokkola acquisition

Umicore completes US$203 million Kokkola acquisition

Umicore has completed the purchase of the Kokkola cobalt refinery in Finland

M&A

02 DECEMBER 2019
Potential panic buying in nickel market

Potential panic buying in nickel market

Second stream of demand is likely force end users to compete for dwindling stocks

Miner's right

05 AUGUST 2019
Battery metal miners face new challenge

Battery metal miners face new challenge

Lithium is being squeezed as rising costs meet falling prices

Miner's right

03 JUNE 2019
Battery metals mid-tier emerging

Battery metals mid-tier emerging

Wesfarmers shrugs off British retail disaster to show mining and chemical-processing prowess

Miner's right

07 MAY 2019
End of oil looking good for miners

End of oil looking good for miners

Energy majors attempting the 21st century version of turning water into wine

Miner's right

01 APRIL 2019
Nickel on the move

Nickel on the move

Metal, stocks rise as market digests bigger picture

Base metals

16 JANUARY 2019
Gold, Battery metals or Marijuana: what are the investment prospects?

Gold, Battery metals or Marijuana: what are the investment prospects?

Ahead of the panel at the 2019 Mining Indaba, we've looked at some of the main arguments for each.

mining indaba

01 NOVEMBER 2018
Borates suddenly interesting

Borates suddenly interesting

A gradually accelerating demand picture looks good against limited supply options

Commodities

27 JULY 2018
Flavour of last month

Flavour of last month

Attentions look like turning back to the usual suspects in the metal speculating game

Lithium-demand story holds firm

Lithium-demand story holds firm

Chinese appetite likely to fuel next leg of battery-metal frenzy

Research

21 MARCH 2018
Lithium expansion talk fills the room at BMO

Lithium expansion talk fills the room at BMO

Growth the keyword for battery raw material players at Florida event

Events Coverage

01 MARCH 2018