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Copper: Roskill talks scrap market trends at International Copper 2020

In late February, copper industry participants joined in Amsterdam for this year’s International Copper conference, organised by Fastmarkets. Over a day and a half, delegates addressed recent developments in different parts of the copper value chain and discussed market outlook. Although there were a few late cancellations by delegates due… Read more

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

Indaba, PGMs: Roskill On the road… at Investec in Cape Town

Platinum group metal (PGM) producers, traders and consumers gathered at Investec’s annual PGM dialogue at the Cape Town Mining Indaba to discuss the accelerated price rises in palladium and rhodium and the sustainability of the industry over the 2020s. The PGM group then joined Roskill at its third On the… Read more

Indaba 2020: Feelgood factor muted

In a sunny but windy Cape Town, the great and the good of the African mining industry came together for its largest annual gathering. The mood of the conference was positive but muted as the mining industry in South Africa itself struggles with challenges. At previous Indabas, the main issue… Read more

Tantalum: Industry participants expect imminent price rises

Tantalum prices increased for the first time in late September following more than a year of sharp decline and have since continued to rise through October. By 21 October, prices had increased by a total of US$2/lb to reach US$57/lb (based on prices for tantalum concentrate CIF China, 30% Ta2O5,… Read more

Batteries: Key takeaways from Roskill on the Road Shanghai and Tokyo

Over 200 attendees participated in Roskill ‘On the road…’ events in Shanghai and Tokyo on the 15th and 18th of October. At the events, Roskill’s EV and battery supply chain analysis team shared their latest research findings on the market development of e-mobility as well as the market outlook for… Read more

Titanium: Industry majors gather in Alabama for annual conference

Speakers at the International Titanium Association’s Titanium USA 2019 conference in Mobile, Alabama, held 22–25 September, included Jeffrey Carpenter, Supply Chain Strategy Director of Commodities at Boeing. Carpenter underlined the continued strength of the fundamental drivers of growth in the commercial aerospace market, which is expected to see 20,600 new… Read more

Batteries: Industry heavyweights discuss integrated battery future

How will batteries change our world? This was the topic of debate at the Royal Institution panel on 13 June, with focus on the new role that batteries could have in future infrastructure and home life. Speakers included: Peter Stephens — Head of UK External and Governmental Affairs at Nissan… Read more

Manganese: Divergent trends in steel a key theme at annual conference

This week, the manganese world descended upon Vienna for the annual International Manganese Institute (IMnI) conference. Steel trends, future changes to shipping, and manganese’s role in lithium-ion batteries were among the key topics discussed. Roskill View Steel trends were, unsurprisingly, central to debate given that 94% of manganese consumption is… Read more

Copper: Industry gathers in Santiago for IWCC Joint Meeting and CESCO Week

The past two weeks have seen the world copper industry converge on Santiago, Chile to meet for the 75th International Wrought Copper Council Joint Meeting with Copper Producers and then the more commercial activities of CESCO Week. The latter also featured Roskill’s debut “On the Road…” event in Santiago, featuring… Read more

Mining Journal Select — London 2019

Mining Journal Select 24–25 June 2019 8 Northumberland Avenue, London, United Kingdom Mining Journal Select London is a carefully selected group of projects as nominated by the Mining Journal from around the world. Mining Journal’s Intelligence unit has developed a robust and in depth methodology to establish a shortlist of… Read more