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  1. Vale is trying to do it, apparently. Which begs the question if this is not the same thing that OPEC is doing with oil...
      


  2. it seems that a lot of miners want a piece of SQM, which holds the biggest lithium reserves in the world and recently got the...
      


  3. There's an outbreak of ebola in Congo and it looks bad. Also, danger of civil war because of elections delays. All in all, good...
      


  4. Trouble piling up in DRC for Glencore, now Tanzania has canceled the Barrick Gold-Glencore mining license according to media reports, concerning the undeveloped Kabanga...
      


  5. Gold has retreated further ... treasury yields above 3% and firming dollar. But even when this isn't happening, nothing seems to be able to...
      


  6. Just when miners began to recover from the commodity prices slump it's facing resources nationalism and higher costs on the back of higher oil...
      


  7. I would like to hear from members about getting heavy equipment replacment parts Used, or reman? What has been your experiences


  8. As of May 2, looks like the cobalt rally might be after a 7-month run:   
      


  9. Glencore's woes in the DRC, Freeport's troubles in Indonesia and the higher taxes and royalties are prompting some analysts to warn of impending doom...
      


  10. A shortfall in supplies of metals such as cobalt, copper, lithium and nickel is likely to slow down the production of batteries for electric...
      


  11. Watching with great interest as Glencore's stock tanks because a former partner who is close to the DRC's Kabila has maneuvered as asset seize,...
      


  12. The US Treasury Department eased sanctions on Russian aluminum producer Rusal and said it would consider lifting them altogether if the company severs ties with...
      


  13. Greenland is voting tomorrow and depending on the vote, the tie with "parent" Denmark could be cut sooner rather than later. Many expect the...
      


  14. So we've got a 10% tariff on imports of aluminum to the U.S., plus sanctions on Russia, which include it's Rusal aluminum company. Things...
      


  15. IMF's April report is sweet on cobalt: Cobalt, another raw material for batteries, has experienced sharp price increases since 2016, fueled by tight supply...
      


  16.  Rare metals are important in making high-tech products including electric vehicles, mobile phones and batteries. The metals lie in a seabed about 1,150 miles...
      


  17. Now researchers at the University of California – Berkeley have found a way to create disordered cathodes that use metals other than cobalt, such...
      


  18. The copper market's in for a shortage sooner than expected. Old mines are getting depleted and there's not a lot of investment in new...
      


  19. Vanadium, a metal usede in batteries, is waiting for its "Elon Musk moment", that is, a businessperson of the magnitude of Musk to promote...
      


  20. Debswana, the joint venture between Anglo American Plc’s De Beers unit and Botswana’s government, is seeking permission to deepen the Jwaneng mine to 830...
      


  21. Another day, another battery, lithium-sulfur this time. And it uses molybdenum and some are already speculating this element can disrupt (excuse the buzzword) the...
      


  22. Imagine digging a hole in your yard and striking cobalt. This apparently happens a lot in Congo and people are dropping everything, taking shovels...
      


  23. Wood mac has joined Morgan Stanley in forecasting a lithium and cobalt oversupply beginning as early as next year. Miners must be adding production...
      


  24. African government are after miners for not paying enough taxes and not keeping up their promises to create jobs. On the one hand, there's...
      


  25. For years Rio Tinto has been the sole international copper mine operator in Mongolia, bound closely to a country where it has bet billions...
      


  26. BMI Research is predicting that copper production will grow by 3.8% annually over the next 10 years driven by EV demand. I'm beginning to...
      


  27. Almost half of Canada's pot-growing startups were previously resource companies before going green, so to speak. Interesting.
      


  28. International mining companies including Glencore, Randgold and Ivanhoe Mines quit the Democratic Republic of Congo’s chamber of commerce, saying the industry body no longer...
      


  29. Zimbabwe has changed its empowerment law to limit majority ownership by state entities to only diamond and platinum mines and not the entire mining...
      


  30. I keep thinking that now is the time to get back into gold, but I also think that almost nothing can move it these...
      

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