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Key data from Fastmarkets’ aluminium ingot ADC 12 pricing session in China on Wednesday November 30
The new proposal would help restore approximately 500 million gallons of blending volumes previously waived by the agency in 2016
German equipment provider SMS Group will provide a logistics and storage system for a forthcoming $238.7 million aluminium foil plant being built in the US by South Korea’s LOTTE Group to meet demand for the material’s use in electric vehicles (EVs)
Peter Hannah, senior price development manager at Fastmarkets, discusses key pricing trends in the lithium market and gives his advice for those navigating this volatile time
Fastmarkets has corrected its price indices for US- and Northern Europe-origin steel scrap, CFR Turkey, which were published incorrectly on Thursday December 1 due to a technical error.
Fastmarkets has today discontinued its price assessment for hot-briquetted iron export, fob main port Venezuela (MB-FE-0002).
Fastmarkets’ Amy Bennett talks about the importance of graphite as a battery material in the energy transition and the outlook for the graphite market in 2023
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Australia-based spodumene miner Pilbara Minerals has entered into a joint venture (JV) agreement with technology start-up Calix for the development of a demonstration plant to refine spodumene into midstream lithium salts
After a consultation period, Fastmarkets has launched a weekly indicator for direct-reduction (DR)-grade iron ore pellet premiums, known as the iron ore DR-grade pellet premium indicator, $ per tonne.
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