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Lithium: Posco begins lithium carbonate production in Korea

Posted by Dimpal on February 14, 2017

Roskill view: Korean steel-maker Posco started commercial production of lithium carbonate in Gwangyang last week, with a 2,500tpy capacity plant aiming to supply domestic battery material manufacturers, including Posco’s subsidiary Posco ESM. PosLX, as the […]

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Bauxite: Metro Mining completes Gulf Alumina purchase

Posted by Dimpal on February 14, 2017

Roskill view: Metro Mining (Metro) of Australia has officially completed the acquisition of bauxite junior Gulf Alumina (Gulf) by acquiring the remaining Gulf shares to take 100% ownership of the company. Metro’s Bauxite Hills project […]

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Tungsten: Wolf eyes processing improvements for H1 2017

Posted by Dimpal on February 8, 2017

Roskill view: The Australian-headquartered company has previously outlined recovery issues experienced at its processing plant as it works through the near-surface weathered orebody at the Drakelands tungsten-tin mine in Devon. Wolf and the contractor GR […]

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Salt: New Ethiopian salt producer

Posted by Dimpal on February 8, 2017

Roskill view: Danakil Industrial has announced that it plans to open a salt processing facility at Berhale town, 890km north-east of Addis Ababa and 108km from Mekelle, the regional capital of Tirgrai Regional State. Capacity […]

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Tantalum: Dodd-Frank review – a storm in a 3TG-cup?

Posted by Dimpal on February 7, 2017

Roskill view: President Trump’s pledge to “do a big number” on the Dodd-Frank Act had the global business community waiting and wondering exactly what he was going to announce. Dodd-Frank is, of course, an enormous […]

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