May 2022

Sustainability is fundamentally reshaping investors’ approach to finance – Hotter on metals

A shift in spending from high- to low-carbon assets as part of the energy transition culture could create the biggest reallocation of capital in history – and is already fundamentally reshaping investors’ approach to financing.

Trade log: Cobalt standard grade, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb

The Cobalt standard grade, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb trade log including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets.

Trade log: Cobalt alloy grade, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb

The Cobalt alloy grade, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb trade log including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets.

Five key stories from May 16

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Monday May 16 that are worth another look.

Jubilee Metals commissioning Phase 3 at Project Roan copper operation

Jubilee Metals Group is commissioning the third phase of its Project Roan copper operation in Zambia and expects to reach design capacity of the concentrator during July, the company said.

China’s domestic gallium price reaches 10½-year high

Gallium prices have jumped to a 10½-year high in the week to Friday May 13 amid a flurry of demand sparked by fears of supply tightness and producers’ unwillingness to sell in anticipation of potentially higher prices.

Battery recycler Hydrovolt begins commercial recycling operations

Hydrovolt – a joint venture between Norwegian-based aluminium and energy company Hydro and European battery-cell producer Northvolt – has begun commercial recycling operations at its Fredrikstad plant in Norway, the company announced on Monday May 16.

Trade log: Cobalt standard grade, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb

The Cobalt standard grade, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb trade log including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets.

Trade log: Cobalt alloy grade, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb

The Cobalt alloy grade, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb trade log including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets.

China silicon price falls amid weaker downstream demand

Key data from Fastmarkets’ pricing session in China on Friday May 13