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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...

Bulks

05 FEBRUARY 2015

Norilsk modernisation sped up

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

Asia

30 MAY 2014

Tighter regime in Vietnam

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

Leadership

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...

Leadership

20 JULY 2012

China breaks WTO rules

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

Asia

08 JULY 2011

Tomorrow

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

Africa

27 FEBRUARY 2009