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Sherritt lifts 2020 nickel guidance

23 January 2020 - 17:41
Nickel and cobalt producer Sherritt raised its 2020 nickel production guidance from the previous year at its Moa joint-venture in Cuba, while cobalt output expectations were unchanged.

European cobalt prices start 2020 on the rise

10 January 2020 - 18:36
European cobalt metal prices have increased since the start of the year, as the market anticipates higher demand and the electric vehicle (EV) market takes off in Europe.

US sanctions Iranian metals industry after attack

10 January 2020 - 18:25
President Donald Trump today rolled out a new round of economic sanctions targeting Iran's metals industry in an effort to punish the country for a missile attack earlier this week on two US military bases in Iraq.

US to impose sanctions on Iran’s metal exports and leaders

10 January 2020 - 14:34
The Trump administration imposed new sanctions on Iran on Friday, including penalties on the Islamic Republic’s metals and some senior leaders, following Tehran’s attack on U.S. military bases.

As metal trade shrinks, exchanges fight back with new products

10 January 2020 - 14:26
Base metals trading volumes shrank on all three major global exchanges last year as trade war uncertainty and range-bound markets dampened speculative activity.

Australia’s Galaxy achieves lithium output guidance

9 January 2020 - 17:10
Australian lithium producer Galaxy Resources achieved the upper end of its output guidance for October-December and full-year 2019.

Port Hedland’s lithium exports fall in December

9 January 2020 - 17:04
Lithium concentrate exports from the West Australian (WA) port of Port Hedland decreased to 27,608t in December from 28,494t in November.

Lake produces battery grade Li carbonate in Argentina

9 January 2020 - 16:57
Sydney-based lithium developer Lake Resources has produced battery grade lithium carbonate at its Kachi lithium brine project in Argentina.

Boeing crisis casts uncertainty over titanium, tantalum

3 January 2020 - 21:41
Uncertainty hangs over European price direction for titanium and tantalum, as market participants wait for more clarity about how Boeing's decision to suspend production of its 737 Max series jet will impact demand in the first quarter of 2020.

Viewpoint: Falling cobalt prices belie positive outlook

3 January 2020 - 21:32
After a volatile year, cobalt prices ended 2019 on a downward trend, but the medium-to-long term outlook remains strong, with prices expected to recover.
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