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    Niron said it is developing iron nitride magnets, which do not contain any rare earth elements. It was founded in 2014 and originated from the University of Minnesota. Niron plans to use the funds to expand its US production facilities in Minneapolis and aims to start producing 1,000 kg per year of iron nitride magnets […]

    Manganese, chrome, tungsten and vanadium will be key topics of discussion at Fastmarkets’ upcoming Asia Ferroalloys Conference 2024 in Hong Kong on February 26-28, after appearing on China’s latest list of critical minerals

    Lepidolite producers in China have been a major wildcard in the lithium industry of late, with production surging despite its higher cost, energy-intensive nature.

    Total EU soybean import for the year to date reaches 7.2 million tonnes, with Spain, Netherlands, Germany, Italy and Portugal being the main importers

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