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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

Niobium: NioCorp Developments looks to produce scandium by-product

Roskill recently spoke to NET News Nebraska about the Elk Creek project in Nebraska, where NioCorp Developments is looking to develop a niobium and scandium mine. NioCorp believes there will be eager interest in new supply of the speciality metals niobium and scandium, for which global supply is currently controlled… Read more

9th Investing in African Mining 2015 – London, UK

Date: Monday 30th November 2015 Location: Great Eastern Room, Andaz Hotel, 40 Liverpool Street, London, UK Time: 08:30 – 17:00 Register here Register now for the premier African mining event during Mines and Money. This full-day seminar, now in its 9th year, features updates by mining companies on their African… Read more