SPMP’s Oman Antimony Roaster

Antimony: SPMP’s Oman Antimony Roaster commissioning delayed

Strategic and Precious Metals Processing (SPMP) is developing the Oman Antimony Roaster (OAR) in the Free Zone of the Port of Sohar. After nearing completion of the plant in H2 2018, SPMP has started to produce an intermediate crude antimony trioxide, which is used as feed for the plant’s furnace… Read more

LME Tin 3-month seller price

Tin: Prices on the rise for the forgotten high technology metal

London Metal Exchange (LME) three-month tin is facing an uptrend in 2019, going back to over US$20,000/t for the first time since late July 2018. LME tin stocks have been maintained at record low levels since Q2 2017. Roskill view Besides the record low in LME stocks, several other reasons… Read more

Roskill talks vanadium price spikes

Jack Bedder, Roskill Director, discusses the recent vanadium price increases with Proactive Investors and factors behind them. Higher demand for steel, changing rebar regulations in China, and prior shutdowns on the supply side, have all contributed to huge price increases in the last 18 months. Bedder gives his take on… Watch now

Lithium market analysis with Roskill

Oliver Heathman, Mining Research Manager at Roskill, explains to Proactive Investors how demand for lithium is set to increase substantially over the next decade, with “on paper” concerns regarding oversupply not taking into account the capital and time needed for new projects to ramp up. More here too on how… Watch now

Roskill discusses rare earths supply & demand trends

Why are rare earths increasingly important both to China and the rest of the world? How is supply and demand met and where are the bottlenecks? What about the importance of secondary supply and recycling? All these questions and more are put to Roskill’s David Merriman, who brings Proactive Investors… Watch now

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Cobalt

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook 2018

Cobalt is mostly mined as a by-product of copper or nickel with the copper-cobalt sulphide deposits of the Central African Copper belt being the principal source. The DRC dominates global mine production and accounted for roughly 60% of global supply in 2015.

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Lithium-ion Batteries

Market Development & Raw Materials 2018

“Growth in Li-ion battery demand will require fundamental changes to battery raw material industries.” Report includes: Analysis report with forecasts to 2027 Access to the report online through Roskill Interactive for up to 5 users Further background data available on request Hard copy of the report on request Access to… Read more

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Lithium

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Demand for lithium continues to accelerate, fuelled by the growth in portable consumer electronics and more recently Li-ion battery use in automotive applications; even in it’s infancy, automotive accounted for nearly 50% of Li-ion battery output in 2016. Furthermore, with China at the forefront of this drive in vehicle electrification,… Read more

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TantalumNew

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

The Tantalum Report includes: Analysis report with forecasts to 2027 Further background data available on request Hard copy and electronic PDF of the report Access to the analysts for discussion around report content Quarterly updates The pattern of tantalum supply is expected to change rapidly and dramatically. In 2017, Africa… Read more

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