April 21, 2021 Source

Nickel-rich Indonesia draws global suppliers of...

Major overseas companies are rushing to set up nickel-processing facilities in Indonesia as the country bans exports of raw ore. Germany-based BASF and French nickel processor Eramet are considering building a nickel- and cobalt-refining complex in Indonesia. The facilities would supply an annual 42,000 tonnes of nickel and 5,000 tons of cobalt, for use in […]

April 21, 2021 Source

Global molybdenum production rises while usage ...

As per figures released by the International Molybdenum Association (IMOA), global production of molybdenum rose by 5% in 2020 to 602.4 million pounds from 575.4 million pounds in 2019. However, global usage was 545.9 million pounds in 2020, a fall of 5% from 576.3 million pounds in the previous year. South America overtook China to […]