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Mar 30, 2016, 05:34 ET Roskill Releases Its New Mozambique African Mining Report

Roskill is releasing its new Mozambique African Mining Report (AMR). The AMR report series is essential reading for anyone requiring a...


Mar 29, 2016, 05:00 ET Bauxite & Alumina: Consolidation on the Cards?

Roskill released its new Metallurgical Bauxite & Alumina report with forecasts to 2026 in February 2016. It is essential reading for anyone...


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...


Oct 22, 2015, 06:33 ET Fluorspar Industry Looks to 2017 Market Recovery

New projects on track for development despite challenging industry conditions  The global fluorspar industry is looking ahead to more...


Oct 01, 2015, 04:30 ET Petroleum Coke Industry Evolution at the Heart of Argus Americas Petroleum Coke Summit 16-18 September 2015

The recent Argus Americas Petroleum Coke Summit attracted 250 delegates from over twenty countries and was held in Houston, Texas.  Roskill...


Sep 30, 2015, 08:04 ET Chinese Acidspar Prices Expected to Dip at Year End Before 2016 Recovery

Acidspar prices heading for further falls  Export prices for Chinese acid-grade fluorspar (acidspar) are expected to decline further...


Sep 10, 2015, 07:14 ET Innovation and Consolidation for North American Frac Sands as Low Oil Price Bites

Taking stock of the hectic hydrocarbon industry from a supplier's point of view is always a complex task. Over the last year North American...


Jun 23, 2015, 12:40 ET Plastics Set to Overtake Paper in Global Talc Market

The dynamics of the world talc industry are changing. New suppliers are entering the international marketplace and upsetting the status quo....


Jun 22, 2015, 14:02 ET Petroleum Coke: Global Industry Markets and Outlook, 2015 (7th Edition)

The dynamics of petroleum coke supply are changing according to a new report from Roskill.  New coking capacity and the heavier grades of...


Jun 09, 2015, 11:10 ET Roskill Publishes New Market Outlook for Vanadium; Warns That Supply in China and Russia may Offset Suspension of Mapochs Mine

Roskill's latest vanadium report - now available in three versions - provides an in-depth look at an industry that little information is otherwise...


Apr 16, 2015, 13:21 ET Evraz Highveld Files for Business Rescue: What Will Be the Impact on the Vanadium Market?

On Tuesday, Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium (Highveld) announced that it "…does not have adequate funding to meet its obligations for the...


Apr 14, 2015, 11:11 ET How Do You Keep Track of What Is Happening in Individual Commodities?

Keeping track of what is happening in individual commodities, and understanding what any developments mean to the industry is a complicated...


Apr 09, 2015, 12:59 ET Roskill: Mineral sands industry warns on high-grade deposit depletion

Zircon majors caution that exploration work may need higher prices to be incentivised in face of market growth Leading zircon producers and...


Apr 07, 2015, 11:58 ET Chinese Fluorochemicals Industry Still High Note of Global Fluorspar Market

China's escalating domestic consumption and increased exports of fluorochemicals continue to be the leading drivers of growth in the global...


Mar 23, 2015, 20:43 ET Roskill: Why is CBS Investigating the Rare Earths Industry Right Now?

60 Minutes is an American television news programme that is broadcast on the CBS television network. Shares in Molycorp, the only North American...


Mar 19, 2015, 07:41 ET What Does South32 Mean for the Nickel and Manganese Markets?

In August 2014, BHP Billiton (BHPB) announced that it intended to demerge its aluminium, coal, manganese, nickel and silver assets into a new,...


Jan 23, 2015, 09:46 ET Roskill: China to Remove Rare Earth Export Taxes in May 2015

The dynamics of rare earths supply are changing again according to a new report from Roskill. On 21 January the Chinese Ministry of Commerce...


Nov 19, 2014, 12:01 ET Roskill: Rare Earths Industry Evolution at Metal Events’ 10th International Rare Earths Conference

The recent Metal Events' International Rare Earths Conference in Singapore was one of the most successful in its 10 year history. The two largest...


Nov 17, 2014, 13:21 ET Roskill: FMC Sale Shakes Up the Soda Ash Industry

Over the last few years the soda ash industry has been relatively stable as global consumption continued to recover from the effects of the global...


Oct 09, 2014, 10:03 ET Soda Ash Market Hit Record Levels in 2013

In 2013, estimated consumption of soda ash reached a record of almost 54Mt following growth in most regions outside North America.  Compared...