January 2022

Manganese ore analytics for the week to January 31, 2022

The latest data for the global manganese ore market for the week to Monday January 31.

US Vanadium completes expansion at redox flow battery site

US Vanadium (USV) has completed a $2 million expansion of its capacity to produce ultra-high-purity electrolyte used by vanadium redox flow batteries (VRFB) at its manufacturing facility in Arkansas in the United States, the company said on Monday January 31.

Elkem cuts FeSi production in Iceland - trade sources

Norway-based silicon and ferro-silicon producer Elkem has cut ferro-silicon production at its operations in Iceland amid domestic electricity supply restrictions due to low rainfall, according to trade sources.

Equivalent seaborne, port prices might be new normal in manganese ore market

During the last two months of 2021, the price of seaborne low-grade manganese ore slid to match the level at Chinese port markets amid improving near-term supplies from South Africa and a slight downward adjustment of ocean freight rates.

Demand revival boosts EU soda ash price; lithium rally pauses for lunar new year

An overview of the new energy materials markets and their price moves in the week to Friday January 28.

Trade log: Ferro-molybdenum 65% Mo min, in-whs Rotterdam, $/kg Mo

The Ferro-molybdenum 65% Mo min, in-whs Rotterdam, $/kg Mo trade log including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets.

Trade log: Ferro-tungsten basis 75% W, in-whs dup Rotterdam, $/kg W

The Ferro-tungsten basis 75% W, in-whs dup Rotterdam, $/kg W trade log including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets.

Trade log: Ferro-vanadium basis 78% V min, 1st grade, ddp Western Europe, $/kg V

The Ferro-vanadium basis 78% V min, 1st grade, ddp Western Europe, $/kg V trade log including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets.

Trade log: Tungsten APT 88.5% WO3 min cif Rotterdam and Baltimore duty-free, $/mtu WO3

The Tungsten APT 88.5% WO3 min cif Rotterdam and Baltimore duty-free, $/mtu WO3 trade log including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets.

Trade log: Vanadium pentoxide 98% V2O5 min, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb V2O5

The Vanadium pentoxide 98% V2O5 min, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb V2O5 trade log including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets.