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Analysts: Copper Prices Could Double To $20,000 Per Ton

May 06, 2021 at 11:50 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Surging demand and insufficient supply of new copper projects could result in copper prices jumping to $20,000 per metric ton in a few years, double the current price of around…

Can Copper Prices Continue To Break Records?

Apr 28, 2021 at 12:56 | MINING.com

Copper was once again approaching the pivotal $10,000 a tonne level on…

China Makes Big Move On Battery Metals In Africa

Apr 27, 2021 at 14:57 | Alex Kimani

Over the past few decades, China has been all over Africa, building railroads, airports, bridges, and power dams, doing what Africa's colonial masters should have done eons ago. Trade between…

Western Europe Is Now The World’s Largest Investor In Batteries

Apr 16, 2021 at 17:28 | MINING.com

In 2020, Fitch Solutions analysts recorded 37 manufacturing projects for EV batteries and related components and materials worth $21.04 billion, for those projects disclosing financial details.…

Copper Futures Jump On Strong Chinese Demand

Mar 26, 2021 at 16:35 | MINING.com

Copper prices rose on Friday, tracking gains in the equities market buoyed by optimism over the global economic recovery on positive US labour data and its faster-than-anticipated covid-19…

Goldman Sachs: Historic Copper Shortage Loom As Prices Rocket

Feb 19, 2021 at 15:13 | ZeroHedge

The endless flood of both central bank and fiscal stimulus means that hundreds of billions of liquidity - to the tune of approximately 0.7% of global GDP every…

Is A Space Mining War Inevitable?

Feb 02, 2021 at 11:54 | MINING.com

A brewing war to set a mining base in space is likely to see…

Researchers Are Harvesting Precious Metals From Industrial Waste

Dec 24, 2020 at 10:30 | MINING.com

Researchers from Kanazawa University in Japan have developed a mechanism to improve the recovery of silver and palladium ions from aqueous acidic waste.

The Countries Set To Win Big On The Lithium Boom

Dec 23, 2020 at 11:52 | Robert Rapier

Last week I read a press release that piqued my interest. Vancouver-based Lithium Americas Corp. announced that they had received an environmental impact…

Prices Of Chinese Rare Earths Are Soaring

Dec 04, 2020 at 16:18 | MINING.com

BMO Capital Markets says that a surge in the price of Chinese rare earth metals in November is a reflection of the geopolitical tensions between that country and…

Can EV Batteries Get Any Cheaper?

Dec 03, 2020 at 11:05 | MINING.com

A new research note from battery supply chain specialist and price reporting agency, Benchmark…

Goldman Expects A Structural Bull Market For Commodities In 2021

Oct 22, 2020 at 12:41 | ZeroHedge

A weaker U.S. dollar, rising inflation risks and demand driven by additional fiscal and monetary stimulus from major central banks will spur a bull market for commodities in 2021, Goldman's…

Is This The World’s First ‘’Intelligent’’ Car Battery?

Oct 09, 2020 at 16:08 | MINING.com

Slovakia’s InoBat Auto has unveiled what it claims is the world’s first “intelligent” electric vehicle battery, said to beat competitors’ with a higher energy density and an increase…

The World Is In Desperate Need Of More Lithium

Sep 11, 2020 at 17:27 | MINING.com

Nearly 800 kt LCE of additional lithium would need to come online in the next five years to meet the needs of the battery sector, a new

U.S. Looks For Ways To Boost Rare Earths Mining

Jul 24, 2020 at 17:39 | MINING.com

The US House of Representatives launched a bipartisan caucus on Friday to focus on ways to increase domestic production of specialised minerals used to make missiles, cell phones…

Going Green Could Be A $10 Trillion Opportunity For The Mining Industry

Jul 17, 2020 at 17:25 | MINING.com

Putting nature above business considerations has the potential to generate 395 million jobs and $10.1 trillion in business opportunities by 2030, the latest report

Moon Mining Could Begin As Early As 2025

Jul 03, 2020 at 16:33 | MINING.com

Plans to start mining the Moon as early as 2025 became more attractive this week after a US National Aeronautics and Space Administration…

Imploding Car Sales Weigh On Battery Metals Market

Jun 26, 2020 at 17:31 | MINING.com

Car sales are tanking the world over: Europe is likely to experience a 20–25% drop in overall sales, the US is running at an annualized rate of little over 12m…

Battery Metal Demand Set To Soar By 500%

May 12, 2020 at 11:30 | MINING.com

Production of 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…

The Tide Is Turning For Canada’s Mining Industry

Feb 07, 2020 at 17:33 | MINING.com

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released its annual Facts & Figures report on Tuesday, saying it is time is for the industry to fulfill its potential as a dominant mining nation. The…

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