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Commodities / Industrial Metals

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Copper Glut Continues To Grow

May 28, 2020 at 09:00

A global copper surplus currently in the making is expected to get worse over the next 18 months as market disruptions have created greater uncertainty in the factors affecting supply…

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Demand For Battery Metals To Surge By 500%

May 11, 2020 at 10:00

Production of so-called battery metals, such as graphite, lithium and cobalt, will have to increase by nearly 500% by 2050 to meet the growing demand for clean energy technologies, the World…

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Battery Metals Remain Relatively Strong Despite Market Downturn

Apr 24, 2020 at 16:00

EVs may get support from general stimulus measures to revive the world economy, particularly in Germany and China where auto manufactures and specifically EVs are a focus of government industrial policy. 

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Lithium Batteries Remain Critical Despite EV Sales Slump

Apr 14, 2020 at 12:00

Demand for Lithium-ion batteries has suffered from the coronavirus pandemic, but despite the massive slowdown in EV sales, this type of battery remains highly popular

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What Does CHina’s EV Slowdown Mean For The Battery Metals Sector?

Apr 03, 2020 at 10:00

China’s electric vehicle boom is slowing, and battery metals producers are going to feel the pain in both the short and long term

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New Tech Could Restart The Lithium Boom

Mar 12, 2020 at 14:00

A research team is close to patenting a new technique to extract lithium from brine that could revolutionize the lithium extraction process

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China's $570 Billion Stimulus Is A Boon For Copper

Mar 12, 2020 at 10:00

Copper and iron ore prices have held up surprisingly well as markets in the West belatedly come to grips with the coronavirus pandemic

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Output In World's Largest Copper Mine Is Falling

Mar 09, 2020 at 12:00

Chile’s Codelco, the world’s top copper producer, saw output fall once again in January to 118,600 tonnes, a 6.8% drop when compared to the same month in 2019, amid a…

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BHP Takes The Crown As World’s Top Copper Miner

Feb 11, 2020 at 12:00

BHP is now officially the world’s top copper miner, but it may struggle to hang on to that position as the competition heats up

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Is It Time To Turn Bullish On Battery Metals?

Jan 30, 2020 at 10:00

One of the most prevalent current trends concerning mined commodities is the shift, driven by the effort to reduce our carbon footprint, is towards the electrification of the global transportation…

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