EV electric vehicle

Automotive: How regulation will determine what EV scenario develops after Covid-19

The EU Commission is considering a further strengthening of its support for clean transportation as part of the “green recovery plan” after the Covid-19 crisis. The resulting incentive package would involve: An EU-wide purchasing facility for clean vehicles amounting to €20Bn for the next two years (assuming a reasonable €5,000… Read more

Rare earths supply

Rare earths, graphite: US ORE Act aims to reduce dependence on China

The On-shoring Rare Earths (ORE) Act was introduced earlier this month in a bid to end US dependence on China for rare earth elements and other critical minerals used in the manufacture of domestic defence technologies and high-tech products. It hopes to do this by encouraging a supply chain for… Read more

Lithium Mine to Market Conference 2020

Lithium: key takeaways from Roskill’s Lithium Mine to Market conference

February saw delegates join Roskill’s lithium team once again in sunny Perth for an engaging two days of conference. A host of speakers discussed topics from across the lithium supply chain; from the tenacity of new miners, the progress of project developers, along with a host of technical papers on… Watch now

David Merriman

Rare Earths: What alternatives are there to Chinese supply for the global industry?

China accounts for around 77% of global rare earth production. Production at operations outside of China is limited to a small number of locations although there are multiple projects under development in Australia, Canada, the USA and Africa. David gives a brief overview of some of the key questions facing… Watch now

Tungsten: What can metal investors expect next?

Roskill Copper and Technology metals manager Jessica Roberts gives the low down on the tungsten supply side and explains what tungsten demand looks like in the near term. Tungsten prices have recovered slightly over the last few weeks – but what does this mean for future investors? Further updates to… Watch now

Featured Products


Outlook to 2030, 17th Edition

Rapid developments in the lithium industry have continued into 2018, as lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technologies consumed in a range of end-uses drive demand growth and new operations provide additional raw material supplies.

Find out more

Nickel SulphateNew

Outlook to 2029, 3rd Edition

Nickel use in batteries presently accounts for no more than 3–4% of total nickel demand. Demand for battery-grade nickel is, however, expected to boom over the coming decade as the result of the use of nickel in lithium-ion cathode materials used in electric vehicles (EVs).

Find out more


Outlook to 2029, 14th Edition

China has for several decades been the world’s largest mine and refined producer of tungsten, accounting for just over 80% of mine output in 2019, according to Roskill analysis, or some 61kt of contained tungsten metal. It is similarly dominant in the production of the tungsten intermediates ammonium paratungstate (APT)… Read more

Find out more

Silicon & FerrosiliconNew

Outlook to 2029, 17th Edition

Silicon metal and ferrosilicon are very similar with regard to production process and the geography of world output, but are very different in terms of their applications. Silicon metal is used in the manufacture of aluminium alloys, silicones, semiconductors and, increasingly, in photovoltaic solar applications.

Find out more

Subscribe to the most up-to-date information

Now you can access Roskill expertise and analysis though our dedicated online portal, Roskill Interactive. Our clients will see all of their current subscriptions and reports and be able to collate, store and extract key data that is relevant to them. Fast, accessible, current and relevant analysis from Roskill.

Find out more


Facing a major decision?

If a specific commodity report does not provide a solution to your needs, then Roskill’s consulting division can provide deeper insight.

Find out more

Stay up to date

Sign up to receive the Roskill Weekly Round-up—a weekly breakdown of the most important industry news via email.

Sign up now