January 2020

GLOBAL MANGANESE SNAPSHOT: Ore prices continue to recover amid low liquidity

Key data from the pricing sessions in Europe, Asia and the United States for the week ended Friday January 17.

Glencore poised for Rustenburg restructuring amid deteriorating ferro-chrome market

Glencore plans to restructure its Rustenburg ferro-chrome smelter in South Africa due to deteriorating conditions in the ferro-chrome market and high power costs, the trader-miner announced on Friday January 17.

Trade log January 2020: Ferro-tungsten, APT

The latest ferro-tungsten and ammonium paratungstate (APT) transactions, bids, offers and assessments in Europe, Vietnam and China, with blue tungsten oxide (BTO) and yellow tungsten oxide (YTO) deals taken into consideration.

GLOBAL FERRO-SILICON SNAPSHOT: US market narrows down; other markets rangebound

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia, Europe and the United States for the week ending Friday January 17.

Trade log January 2020: Ferro-vanadium, V2O5

The latest ferro-vanadium and vanadium pentoxide (V2O5) transactions, bids, offers and assessments in Europe and China.

GLOBAL CHROME SNAPSHOT: Ore prices rise in China ahead of Lunar New Year; global alloy prices stable to weak

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia, Europe and the United States for the week ending Friday January 17.

NOBLE ALLOYS MARKET REPORT 17/01: FeV moves up in active spot market; V2O5 follows

An overview of the noble alloys markets and their latest price moves.

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 17/01: Cobalt intermediates, metal prices continue steady rise

An overview of the battery raw materials markets and their price moves from the past week.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from January 16

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Thursday January 16 that are worth another look.

South32 cuts manganese ore trucking amid lower prices

South32 reduced high-cost trucking of manganese ore at its South African operations in the three months to December 31, 2019, in response to lower manganese ore prices, the miner announced on Thursday January 16.