October 2019

PEOPLE MOVES: Jupiter Mines appoints coal magnate Hans Mende to its board

Coal industry billionaire Hans Mende joined the board of Jupiter Mines on Wednesday October 9 as a non-executive director, the Australian Stock Exchange-listed mining company has announced.

Chinese portside manganese ore prices likely to fall further despite post-holiday restocking, sources say

Portside prices for high-grade and low-grade manganese ore in China are likely to decline this week despite an expected uptick in demand from domestic alloy smelters looking to restock following the country’s week-long National Day holiday (October 1-7), market sources told Fastmarkets.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from October 8

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Tuesday October 8 that are worth another look.

GLOBAL MANGANESE WRAP: Indian alloy prices keep slipping on poor demand [CORRECTED]

Poor demand continues to weigh on Indian silico-manganese prices.

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 04/10: Cobalt hydroxide price jump on increased demand, tighter outlook

An overview of the battery raw materials markets and their latest price moves.

FASTMARKETS NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 04/10: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Fastmarkets noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday October 4:

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from October 1

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Tuesday October 1 that are worth another look.

NA FERRO-ALLOYS CONF: Slowing economic, steel production growth to weigh on ferro-alloys prices

Ferro-alloys prices will continue to trade lower going into 2020 amid slowing economic and steel production growth, Fastmarkets analyst, Amy Bennett, told delegates at the North-American Ferro-alloys conference in Chicago last week.

BATTERY MATERIALS EUROPE: Battery demand could split manganese flake market - analyst

The manganese flake - or electrolytic manganese - market is likely to diverge when demand for battery materials exceeds supply and sends prices soaring, Goran Djukanovic, analyst at Aluminium Insider, said at Fastmarkets Battery Material Europe conference in Amsterdam on September 26-27.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from September 30

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Monday September 30 that are worth another look.