Despite this, in their discussion on manganese ore and manganese alloys, experts including Asia Minerals Limited (AML) director Gautam Kumar, Project Blue founder Jack Beddar and WoodMac research director Kevin Fowkes weighed in on the various methods for reducing carbon emissions and the challenges they pose for ferro-alloys producers. “The problem is the most hazardous […]

Fastmarkets invited feedback from the industry on the pricing methodology for its International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)-audited non-ferrous materials, via an open consultation process between October 5 and November 3, 2023. This consultation was done as part of our published annual methodology review process.

Developments in prevalent battery chemistries and geopolitical moves to onshore key battery raw materials (BRM) supply will likely require significant changes to the manganese sulfate supply chain, Fastmarkets understands

Much of the focus in the manganese sulfate market is now on the development of a supply chain outside of China, Fastmarkets understands

Sometimes regarded as the “forgotten” battery material, attention towards manganese has increased drastically as participants seek to localize supply chains and ramp up battery production to meet growing demand

China’s impending export ban on gallium and germanium will be detrimental to the cost-effective manufacturing of advanced semiconductor chips in the United States in the near term

Fastmarkets proposes to clarify the prompt delivery timing for its price assessments for bismuth, cadmium 99.95%, cadmium 99.99%, gallium, germanium metal, germanium dioxide, indium, selenium and tellurium.

The European Parliament adopted an update to the European Union’s battery directive on Wednesday June 14, which is intended to further foster circular production for batteries in the bloc

Progress is being made toward fostering more environmentally friendly manganese metal production, with market participants increasingly considering the carbon emissions and environmental impact of electrolytic manganese metal (EMM) production

The European Union’s much-anticipated Critical Raw Materials Act, announced on Thursday March 16 by European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, has set out new lists of the raw materials now formally designated as strategic and critical