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20 Apr 2010 Molybdenum  ►  Molycorp could raise $350m in IPO
Molycorp, whose subsidiary Molycorp Minerals is the only producer of rare earth oxides in the Western hemisphere, plans an initial public offering of its stock this week... more 
  MAG Silver drills molybdenum-gold
MAG Silver Corp. announced additional gold and molybdenum assay results from on-going drilling (32 diamond drill holes) of the Pozo Seco moly-gold discovery on its 100% owned Cinco de Mayo property... more 
  Rio Tinto to invest $340m in molybdenum facility
Kennecott Utah Copper, today announced that its parent company, Rio Tinto, will invest $340 million in the construction of a new Molybdenum Autoclave Process (MAP) facility at Kennecott Utah Copper... more 
  Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold earnings preview
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., the world's largest publicly traded copper company, reports first-quarter results Wednesday before the market opens... more 
8 Apr 2010 Manganese  ►  Japan will import manganese ore on CIF price basis
TEX reported that, in relation to the formula to contract with Japanese consumers on import of manganese ore, its price was traditionally fixed on FOB base in the past years but has changed to on CIF... more 
7 Apr 2010   Earthstone Metals to develop manganese projects in Zambia
Earthstone Metals Group, announced successful business development in its operation in Africa. Since last December our local endeavor experienced vigorous progress in Zambia. As the new initiative,... more 
5 Apr 2010   Manganese market outlook
Manganese is the fourth important component for steel making after iron ore, coking coal and scrap. Averagely 7 kilogram to 9 kilogram of manganese are used for producing of 12 tonnes of steel,... more 
Cobalt  ►  LME issues first cobalt warrants
Warrants for 5 tonnes of cobalt were issued late last week in Rotterdam, marking the first material to be placed on warrant since the launch of new minor metals futures contracts by the London Metal... more 
Vanadium  ►  American Creek to produce magnetite-vanadium concentrate at its Ironmist project
Tucked away at the end of the Quesnel Trough and only 60 km from Kamloops, the Ironmist property has captured the attention of American Creek Resources of Raymond, AB. Consequently, the company... more 
Niobium  ►  Niocan positive of its Oka niobium project
Niocan Inc. announced an update of the capital and operating costs ("capex/opex") for its Oka niobium project. A recent engineering and financial review by Met-Chem Canada Inc. ("Met-Chem") of the... more 
  Rare Earth Metals announces board changes and drilling update
Rare Earth Metals Inc announces the resignation of Mr. Wade Dawe and Mr. Ken Cai as directors of the Company effective April 1, 2010. Both Mr. Dawe and Mr. Cai were instrumental in guiding the... more 
1 Apr 2010 Molybdenum  ►  Prophecy Resource completes $3.3m private placement
Prophecy Resource Corp. has completed the previously announced non-brokered private placement of 6,080,919 units at a price of $0.55 per unit for gross proceeds of $3,344,505. Each unit consists of... more 
  China's holds 22% of world's molybdenum
According to Luoyang, Henan Province-based Chinese molybdenum producer China Molybdenum Co., Ltd, overall molybdenum inventory in China now exceeds 45,000 mt, accounting for 22 percent of the world's... more 
Tantalum  ►  Commerce Resources confirms tantalum and niobium at its Fir deposit
Commerce Resources Corp. reported that it has received the "Independent Technical Report, Blue River Property, Blue River, British Columbia, Canada" and dated March 30, 2010 prepared by Michelle... more 
Molybdenum  ►  Inmet in $500m equity financing for copper-gold-molybdenum project
Inmet Mining Corp. has arranged a $500-million equity financing through Ellington Investments Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary of a Singapore-based investment company with holdings in Asia and Latin America... more 
30 Mar 2010   International PBX Ventures drill copper at its project in Chile
International PBX Ventures Ltd. provided an update on the drilling on its Copaquire copper-molybdenum project in Chile... more 
29 Mar 2010 Manganese  ►  Joint BHP-Anglo manganese mine shut down
BHP Billiton Ltd has closed the Groote Eylandt manganese ore operation in the Northern Territory (NT) due to Tropical Cyclone Paul... more 
Molybdenum  ►  MAG Silver says molybdenum-gold zone extended
MAG Silver Corp. announced gold and molybdenum assay results from on-going drilling (12 reverse circulation holes and 21 diamond drill holes) of the Pozo Seco moly-gold discovery on its 100% owned... more 
26 Mar 2010   China's Hanlong to invest $200m in Moly Mines
Perth-based molybdenum and iron ore company Moly Mines has received notice from Hanlong Mining Investment Pty Ltd that it plans to settle the $200 million equity and debt investment in Moly Mines in... more 
Vanadium  ►  Vanadium and steel prices to rise
With 80% of the world's vanadium used in steel, steel production obviously plays a key roll in determining demand for the mineral. And while China's steel market has gotten off to a fast start in... more