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1 Apr 2010 Silicon  ►  Globe Specialty Metals acquires ferrosilicon producer for $52m
Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. announced its acquisition of Core Metals Group, LLC, one of North America's largest producers and marketers of high-purity ferrosilicon and other specialty steel... more 
23 Mar 2010 Rhenium  ►  International PBX begins drilling at its copper-molybdenum-rhenium project
International PBX Ventures Ltd. announced that the Phase II drill program has now begun on the Sulfato copper zone on its wholly-owned Copaquire copper-molybdenum-rhenium project in northern Chile... more 
19 Mar 2010 Zirconium  ►  RockBridge proceeding with Newfoundland rare earth prospect operations
(RockBridge) (TSX VENTURE:RBE)... more 
17 Mar 2010 Minor Metals  ►  Quest Uranium advances rare-earths exploration plans
Highlights... more 
16 Mar 2010 Antimony  ►  China suspends tungsten, antimony and rare earth mining applications until 2011
China suspends tungsten, antimony and rare earth mining applications until 2011... more 
12 Mar 2010 Tellurium  ►  Tellurium rises to $210/kg in China
Silicon  ►  Silico-manganese prices in China down to $1,200/mt
Chinese silico-manganese prices fell back more than 2% this week due to lacklustre demand from the steel sector... more 
11 Mar 2010 Antimony  ►  Antimony prices rise by $25/mt
Antimony prices edged higher on Wednesday as market participants continued to report strong offers from China... more 
Zirconium  ►  Torch River identifies rare earths at Mount Copeland
Torch River Resources Ltd. announced geochemical and geophysical data compilation has identified REE targets on its 100% owned Mount Copeland mineral tenures. From the 2008 drill core samples (West... more 
  Oregon Resources begins chromite-zircon mine construction
More than 20 years, $29 million and 14 permits later, Oregon Resources Corp. finally has the go-ahead to begin construction on its Bunker Hill ore processing plant... more 
9 Mar 2010 Selenium  ►  Teck to supply germanium and indium feedstock to 5N Plus
5N Plus Inc., a leading producer and provider of high-purity metals and compounds for electronic applications, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary Firebird Technologies Inc... more 
8 Mar 2010 Minor Metals  ►  Prices of metals will continue rising as economy stabilises
As the global economy recovers from the worst recession in 70 years, industrial metals are expected to stay on a recovery path this year, but metal producers warn that the advance may be slow as... more 
7 Mar 2010 Antimony  ►  China's non-ferrous output up by 4% in 2009
According to the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association, the output of China's 10 types of nonferrous metals exceeded 26 million tonnes in 2009 up 3.99% YoY... more 
Zirconium  ►  Kenmare Resources to raise €200m for titanium mine
Kenmare Resources intends to raise almost €200 million to boost production at its African titanium mine in anticipation of growing demand for the mineral in emerging economies... more 
5 Mar 2010   Matamec Explorations intersect rare earths at its Kipawa Deposit
Matamec Explorations Inc. announced that the first group of assay results has been received for the November-December 2009 diamond drilling program on the Central part of the Kipawa REE-Y-Zr deposit... more 
Rhenium  ►  HC Starck sells Amperkat catalyst business to Evonik
HC Starck has sold its Amperkat business to Evonik Degussa GmbH, based in Essen, Germany... more 
  PBX to raise $1.4m for its copper-molybdenum-rhenium project in Chile
International PBX Ventures Ltd. announces that, subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval, it will raise $1,400,000 by way of a non-brokered private placement of seven million units at a price of... more 
4 Mar 2010 Bismuth  ►  Diamonds North finds copper, silver, and bismuth at its Hepburn project
Diamonds North Resources Ltd. announces high grade copper, silver, and bismuth assays from recently discovered showings on its Hepburn copper-silver project located in the Northwest Territories. Grab... more 
Zirconium  ►  Azimut finds copper and gold at its REX Property in Nunavik, Quebec
Azimut Exploration Inc. ("Azimut") announces that further examination of the existing regional-scale geoscientific database covering the REX property area has led to the recognition of a large Iron... more 
  Midland Exploration seeks $2.7m funding for its rare earths project
Midland Exploration Inc. is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement with Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation ("JOGMEC") for its Ytterby rare earth elements ("REE")... more