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2022 Will Be A Pivotal Year For Mining

2022 Will Be A Pivotal Year For Mining

The global energy transition and…

Metals / Commodities

The Nickel Supply Squeeze Could Send Prices Even Higher

Jan 24, 2022 at 10:24 | Ag Metal Miner

Or so asks an interesting post in Reuters last week regarding the nickel market. Back in 2007, nickel stocks had plummeted while prices…

Kazakhstan Calls For Higher Taxes On Miners

Jan 17, 2022 at 10:21 | Ag Metal Miner

Human and political rights activists have been suffering escalating repression in the former Soviet state of Kazakhstan. The result has been widespread rioting and the reported death of…

2022 Will Be A Pivotal Year For Mining

Dec 28, 2021 at 08:56 | City A.M

The international mining industry is facing arguably “its most important decade” as the world starts the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy, the CEO of the International…

Big Money Is Eyeing Metals Over Oil As Mining Assets Soar

Dec 24, 2021 at 08:14 | Alex Kimani

The days when big miners like BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP), Rio Tinto (OTCPK:RTPPF) and Glencore Plc (OTCPK:GLCNF) could make heavy investments in the…

Will The Commodity Price Rally Last Into 2022?

Dec 23, 2021 at 11:52 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The global economic rebound, accommodative monetary policies, bad weather, and supply chain disruptions have propelled commodity prices higher to make the complex the top-performing asset class in markets…

What’s In Store For The Mining Industry In 2022?

Dec 20, 2021 at 11:49 | Ag Metal Miner

The pandemic certainly created a challenging environment for business in 2021. Lockdowns hampered operations. Metal scarcity and rising metal prices caused immense cost pressures, loss of…

Rampant Inflation Drives Investors To Commodity ETFs

Dec 16, 2021 at 14:57 | Tsvetana Paraskova

It is not only the Fed that has had to recalibrate its view on inflation in recent weeks. Investors and traders are not certain how high and how…

2 Commodities To Beat Oil In 2022

Dec 08, 2021 at 13:58 | Alex Kimani

Long-suffering Americans grappling with historic levels of inflation are finally enjoying some reprieve. After a relentless climb, prices at the pump have been…

The EV Industry Is Desperate For New Lithium Supply

Nov 25, 2021 at 09:56 | Irina Slav

The last time lithium prices went on a tear was a few years ago, spurred on by expectations of an EV revolution. At the time, the boom came…

Our Renewable Future Will Run On Copper

Nov 19, 2021 at 12:40 | ZeroHedge

Renewable energy is considered by some to be one of the most effective tools to reduce global carbon emissions and fight climate change. However, building technologies like solar…

The Global Energy Crunch Has Sent Steel Production Crashing

Oct 29, 2021 at 14:10 | Ag Metal Miner

Global crude steel production declined in September, marking the fourth straight month of month-over-month declines. Global crude steel production falls to 144.4 MT September global crude…

What’s Really Driving The Crazy Rally In Commodity Prices?

Oct 25, 2021 at 11:31 | Stuart Burns

Bulls are pointing to the surging metals prices as evidence a supercycle is alive and well. However, no one but a snake oil salesman would suggest…

China’s Power Crisis Could Have A Massive Impact On Aluminum Supply

Oct 22, 2021 at 14:02 | Ag Metal Miner

A timely post by the Financial Times covers the threat to the global auto industry as a result of the power crisis in…

Metals Shortage Likely To Continue Into The New Year

Oct 20, 2021 at 14:05 | Ag Metal Miner

Several factors are likely to see base metals continue to encounter supply constraints into 2022. Chief among them is demand, said Colin Hamilton, managing director of…

Copper Prices Dip As The Energy Crunch Sparks Demand Doubts

Oct 08, 2021 at 14:46 | Ag Metal Miner

The Copper Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell 1.7%, as the copper demand picture could be set to weaken and the LME three-month and China primary cash…

The Commodities Driving The $173 Trillion Global Energy Transition

Sep 22, 2021 at 13:39 | Alex Kimani

The energy transition is in full swing, with electric vehicles supplanting gas guzzlers and solar panels and wind turbines replacing coal and oil as the world’s leading energy…

Record Copper Prices Are Threatening The Global Energy Transition

Sep 21, 2021 at 11:42 | Robert Rapier

The supply chain disruptions which marked the early months of the coronavirus pandemic have cast a long shadow. Once economies around the globe began to reopen in the…

Platinum Selloff Takes Centers Stage As Commodities Rebalance

Sep 17, 2021 at 12:11 | Alex Kimani

heavily thanks to a stronger USD as well as a looming taper in the Fed’s bond-buying program. In a virtual speech to the Fed’s annual Jackson…

The Top Two Commodities To Watch In The Short Term

Sep 10, 2021 at 11:34 | Alex Kimani

Commodities, and base metal, in particular, closed last week on a strong note, shrugging off China’s weaker-than-expected PMI reading. A softer U.S. Dollar provided support, as did dovish…

Commodities Control The Market In 2021

Sep 06, 2021 at 11:52 | ZeroHedge

2021 has been a harder year for many investors than the headline indices imply. It’s been a year where ‘ESG’ and ‘Quant’ remain key structural trends in the…

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