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REEs still China's play thing

China has been under official pressure to remove export quotas on REEs since 2012 when the US in concert...


05 FEBRUARY 2015

Norilsk modernisation sped up

MMC Norilsk Nickel has signed an agreement with federal and regional governments in Russia that will...


30 MAY 2014

Tighter regime in Vietnam

VIETNAM was granted membership in the World Trade Organisation early last year, and a continuing movement...


16 JULY 2013

Legal watch: Common dispute in rare earth trade

At a recent meeting of the World Trade Organisation's (WTO) Dispute Settlement Body (DSB), China blocked...


20 JULY 2012

China breaks WTO rules

A World Trade Organisation (WTO) disputes panel has ruled that Chinese export restrictions on the shipping...


08 JULY 2011


Last week's Mining Journal carried an interesting news item from Austria: Wolfram Bergbau und Huetten...


27 FEBRUARY 2009