Apple fires up fight for cobalt

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Battery Metals to Drive 2018 M&A, Says EY

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Glencore quadruples earnings

The Swiss commodity giant’s financial results highlighted its dramatic turnaround from 2015, when it nearly collapsed under the weight of a copper-price crash and...

Randgold looks to the Americas in quest to diversify

LONDON (Reuters) – African miner Randgold Resources (RRS.L) is looking to make...

Australian Mines signs off-take deal with Korea’s SK Innovation

Feb 19 (Reuters) – Battery and technology metals developer Australian Mines Ltd...

Sweden hunts for cobalt as electrical vehicle race boosts demand

(Bloomberg) — Sweden will step up efforts to find precious minerals such as cobalt and lithium, key battery components that are increasingly in demand among...

BMW Ready to Sign Long-term Lithium Supply Deal

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Renewed demand and low stockpiles could make 2018 Year of the Base Metal –...

It may be Chinese Year of the Dog but surging demand for base metals and low levels in international stockpiles are all pointing towards...

Terra Capital opens retail doors

Terra’s natural resources fund generated a 74.1 per cent return, after fees, for its investors in 2017, making the most of the strong momentum...

Panoramic takes key steps towards Savannah restart

Nickel miner Panoramic Resources has launched a capital raising for almost $21 million in funding for the restart of the Savannah operation in the...

These are some of the top mining assets on the block

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Tiger secures deal to sell copper assets for $US260m

Copper miner Tiger Resources plans to exit the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) after securing a deal to offload its assets to a...
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Easy Ride trial to mark Nissan’s first stop on road to taxi services

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