Rare Earths MMI: China legislature passes export control law

The Rare Earths Monthly Metals Index (MMI) held flat once again this month. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates our 12-month view and provides buying organizations with a complete understanding of the fundamental factors driving prices and a detailed forecast that can be used when sourcing metals for 2021 — including expected average prices, support and…

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The Rare Earths Monthly Metals Index (MMI) held flat once again this month. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates our 12-month view and provides buying organizations with a complete understanding of the fundamental factors driving prices and a detailed forecast that can be used when sourcing metals for 2021 — including expected average prices, support and...

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RARE Act aims to mitigate U.S.’s rare earths dependence on China

In this month’s Rare Earths Monthly Metals Index (MMI) news: Texas Congressmen introduced the RARE Act; the European Commission unveiled its own raw materials action plan; and Chinese rare earths to the U.S. could plunge this year. The Rare Earths MMI gained 8.3% for this month’s MMI reading. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free,…

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In this month’s Rare Earths Monthly Metals Index (MMI) news: Texas Congressmen introduced the RARE Act; the European Commission unveiled its own raw materials action plan; and Chinese rare earths to the U.S. could plunge this year. The Rare Earths MMI gained 8.3% for this month’s MMI reading. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free,...

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Week in Review: Trump targets Canadian aluminum; copper flattens; silver surges

This past week’s metals news covered everything from silver price movements to the copper price rise’s slowdown to the reimposition of tariffs on some Canadian aluminum. We also broke down President Donald Trump’s recent proclamation with respect to reimposing the Section 232 tariff on some Canadian aluminum. MetalMiner’s Stuart Burns delved into the concern expressed…

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This past week’s metals news covered everything from silver price movements to the copper price rise’s slowdown to the reimposition of tariffs on some Canadian aluminum. We also broke down President Donald Trump’s recent proclamation with respect to reimposing the Section 232 tariff on some Canadian aluminum. MetalMiner’s Stuart Burns delved into the concern expressed...

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Rare Earths MMI: Rare earths processing facility opens in Wheat Ridge, Colorado

The Rare Earths Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose 9.1% for this month’s reading. Rare earths processing facility opens in Colorado In other news, a new rare earth processing facility has opened in Colorado, mining.com reports. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! USA Rare Earth…

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The Rare Earths Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose 9.1% for this month’s reading. Rare earths processing facility opens in Colorado In other news, a new rare earth processing facility has opened in Colorado, mining.com reports. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! USA Rare Earth...

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Rare Earths MMI: DoD reverses decision to fund two U.S. rare earths separation facilities

The Rare Earths Monthly Metals Index (MMI) ticked up 4.8% this month. U.S. rare earths projects hit a roadblock China’s overwhelming dominance of the global rare earths mining and processing sectors has left the U.S. in a difficult position, particularly as the Trump administration has engaged China in a trade war that has resulted in…

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The Rare Earths Monthly Metals Index (MMI) ticked up 4.8% this month. U.S. rare earths projects hit a roadblock China’s overwhelming dominance of the global rare earths mining and processing sectors has left the U.S. in a difficult position, particularly as the Trump administration has engaged China in a trade war that has resulted in...

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Renewables/GOES MMI: First Cobalt releases positive feasibility study for North American cobalt plant

The Renewables Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell 1.0% this month. (Editor’s Note: This report also includes coverage of grain-oriented electrical steel.)  First Cobalt, Glencore to open North American cobalt supply plant Canadian firm First Cobalt and miner Glencore plan to bring a new cobalt plant to North America, one that will supply the electric vehicle sector, the…

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The Renewables Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell 1.0% this month. (Editor’s Note: This report also includes coverage of grain-oriented electrical steel.)  First Cobalt, Glencore to open North American cobalt supply plant Canadian firm First Cobalt and miner Glencore plan to bring a new cobalt plant to North America, one that will supply the electric vehicle sector, the...

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Rare Earths MMI: Lynas pauses processing operation in Malaysia amid COVID-19 measures

The Rare Earths Monthly Metals Index (MMI) dropped 4.3% this month. Request a 30-minute demo of the MetalMiner Insights platform now. Lynas halts operations in Malaysia Australian rare earths miner and processor Lynas Corporation — the largest outside of China — in March announced a temporary suspension of its operations in Malaysia. The suspension came on…

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The Rare Earths Monthly Metals Index (MMI) dropped 4.3% this month. Request a 30-minute demo of the MetalMiner Insights platform now. Lynas halts operations in Malaysia Australian rare earths miner and processor Lynas Corporation — the largest outside of China — in March announced a temporary suspension of its operations in Malaysia. The suspension came on...

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This Morning in Metals: Congo locks down mining province after coronavirus cases

This morning in metals news, the Democratic Republic of the Congo has reportedly locked down a mining province for 48 hours, the U.S. steel sector’s steel capacity utilization rate is 81.7% for the year through March 14 and Ford provided an update on its North American operations amid the coronavirus crisis. Looking for metal price…

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This morning in metals news, the Democratic Republic of the Congo has reportedly locked down a mining province for 48 hours, the U.S. steel sector’s steel capacity utilization rate is 81.7% for the year through March 14 and Ford provided an update on its North American operations amid the coronavirus crisis. Looking for metal price...

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Rare Earths MMI: Malaysia grants Lynas Corp. three-year license renewal

The Rare Earths Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose three points for a March MMI reading of 23. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! Lynas receives three-year license renewal for Malaysia operations Australia’s Lynas Corporation, the world’s largest rare earths firm outside of China, scored a…

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The Rare Earths Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose three points for a March MMI reading of 23. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! Lynas receives three-year license renewal for Malaysia operations Australia’s Lynas Corporation, the world’s largest rare earths firm outside of China, scored a...

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Rare Earths MMI: Value of U.S. mining production rises 3% in 2019

The Rare Earths Monthly Metals Index (MMI) held flat this month for a February MMI reading of 20. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! U.S. mining production rises in 2019 According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the estimated value of nonfuel mineral mining production reached…

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The Rare Earths Monthly Metals Index (MMI) held flat this month for a February MMI reading of 20. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! U.S. mining production rises in 2019 According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the estimated value of nonfuel mineral mining production reached...

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