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Feb 17, 2017, 06:54 ET Roskill's Salt 2017 Conference - Global Opportunities in a New Era for the Salt Supply Chain

Production of salt is increasing to meet worldwide demand and many of the new salt production projects due on stream by 2020 will produce salt...


Feb 13, 2017, 05:00 ET Activated Carbon, New Report With Forecasts to 2025 – Out Soon

Activated carbon markets were reenergised in April 2016, following the US Court of Appeal's decision to keep the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards...


Jan 30, 2017, 07:00 ET Mining Indaba: Africa Faces Internal and External Pressures to its Raw Material Supply

Indaba remains the largest mining event in Africa The Investing in African Mining Indaba, or Mining Indaba, is dedicated to the successful...


Jan 27, 2017, 05:00 ET Raw Materials in Focus as Lithium-ion Battery Market Development Moves up a Gear

Lithium-ion batteries: Market development and the impact on raw materials The market for lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries was 62GWh in 2015 and...


Jan 20, 2017, 06:00 ET Tungsten Market Looks to Rebalance in 2017

For the last 20 years China has been the world's largest consumer of tungsten. Over this period its share of world tungsten use has increased...


Dec 15, 2016, 10:00 ET Carbon & Chemicals: The Year in Review for Graphite, Salt and Activated Carbon

Carbon and chemicals experienced a complicated year in 2016. Overarching trends included debt reduction by the major public mining companies,...


Dec 15, 2016, 09:00 ET Industrial Minerals: The Year in Review for Titanium Feedstocks, Bauxite & Alumina, and Ground & Precipitated Calcium Carbonate

Overall, it was a mixed year for commodities in 2016. Overarching trends included debt reduction by the major public mining companies, adjustment...


Dec 15, 2016, 08:00 ET Minor Metals: The Year in Review for Lithium, Tungsten, Tantalum & Rare Earths

It was a mixed year for commodities in 2016. Overarching trends included debt reduction by the major public mining companies, adjustment to...


Dec 14, 2016, 10:40 ET Steel Alloys: The Year in Review for Vanadium, Chromium and Molybdenum

It was a mixed year for commodities in 2016. Overarching trends included debt reduction by the major public mining companies, adjustment to...


Nov 17, 2016, 06:00 ET Battery Metals Energise Investment Interest at Mines and Money London

As the mining and investment world gathers in London this week for the Mines and Money conference, future trends in battery metals markets will...


Nov 03, 2016, 11:07 ET Will Permanent Magnets Save the Rare Earth Industry?

Roskill has released its new rare earths market report with forecasts out to 2026. It is essential reading for anyone needing a comprehensive...


Oct 25, 2016, 11:59 ET Plastics Market Extends Bright Outlook for Filler Minerals

As the plastics and rubbers world gathers in Dusseldorf this week for the K 2016 trade fair, Roskill highlights some key minerals used in the...


Sep 15, 2016, 12:01 ET Global Opportunities in a New Era for the Salt Supply Chain

Roskill will soon release its new salt market report with forecasts to 2025. It is essential reading for anyone needing a comprehensive overview...


Sep 08, 2016, 04:00 ET Vanadium: Closure at Highveld to Result in Supply-Side Changes

Roskill has released its new vanadium market report with forecasts out to 2026. It is essential reading for anyone needing a comprehensive...


Aug 08, 2016, 06:00 ET Global Commodities Trade: State of Play in H1 2016

Roskill examines trade trends in the first six months of the year for key commodities, including lithium, tungsten, rare earths, tantalum, salt,...


Jul 29, 2016, 06:00 ET Titanium Minerals - Brighter Long Term Future Despite Current Woes

Anyone involved in the titanium minerals and pigments industries had a difficult time in 2015, with production cutbacks faced by both titanium...


Jul 18, 2016, 04:00 ET Chromium: Primary Producers Might Need to Prepare for a Scrap

Roskill has released its new chromium market report with forecasts out to 2026. It is essential reading for anyone needing a comprehensive...


Jul 07, 2016, 04:00 ET Chinese Calcium Carbonate Industry Reshapes and Continues to Fuel Global Demand

Global demand for ground calcium carbonate (GCC) is growing, driven by the paper industry in China, where use of filler grade calcium carbonate...


Jun 22, 2016, 04:00 ET Magnesium: The Light Metal with Solid Industrial Markets and Great Future Potential

Roskill has released its new magnesium metals market report with forecasts out to 2020. It is essential reading for anyone needing a...


May 24, 2016, 04:00 ET Tantalum: Lessons Learned, or Will History Repeat Itself? Time Will Tell

Roskill has released its new tantalum market report with forecasts out to 2020. It is essential reading for anyone needing a comprehensive...


Jan 27, 2016, 09:00 ET Calcined Bauxite Poised for Proppants Recovery

Roskill is releasing its new Non-Metallurgical Bauxite & Alumina report with forecasts to 2021. The report is essential reading for anyone...


Jan 26, 2016, 11:10 ET Oversupply Persists, but Molybdenum Poised for a Recovery

Roskill is releasing its new Molybdenum report with forecasts to 2025. The report is essential reading for anyone needing a comprehensive...


Jan 26, 2016, 03:00 ET Roskill's Launch of African Mining Reports & the 'Investing in African Mining, Indaba' Event

Roskill is releasing its new African Mining Reports (AMR). They are essential reading for anyone after a comprehensive overview of...


Jan 18, 2016, 03:00 ET Doubts Persist Over Malaysia's Viability as Long-Term Bauxite Supplier

Roskill is releasing its new Metallurgical Bauxite & Alumina report with forecasts to 2026. It is essential reading for anyone after a...


Jan 11, 2016, 03:00 ET Graphite: Out With the Old, In With the New

For at least two decades, the graphite industry has been led by growth in Chinese steel because of its use as a key raw material in electrodes...