Roskill: COVID-19 disruptions in silicon metal and ferrosilicon
July 28, 2020 06:42 ET | Roskill Information Services Ltd
London: UK, July 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Silicon metal and ferrosilicon are very similar with regard to production process and the geography of world output but are very different in terms of...
Roskill: Vanadium market set to grow steadily in the 2020s
June 25, 2020 05:44 ET | Roskill Information Services Ltd
London: UK, June 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The meteoric price rises of 2017 were a result of demand and supply-side factors.  On the demand side, by far the most important factor was the high...
Roskill: Three-year consecutive surplus ferrochrome market will shift into deficit in 2020
June 25, 2020 04:17 ET | Roskill Information Services Ltd
London: UK, June 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The COVID-19 pandemic is set to impact the chromium industry much like most markets experiencing intermittent suspensions, however, it seems that the...
Roskill: Li-ion battery demand forecast to increase more than ten-fold by 2029
June 08, 2020 02:43 ET | Roskill Information Services Ltd
London: UK, June 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- While cathode materials form the largest portion of total battery pack production costs, at ~24% in 2019, developments in anode, electrolyte and...
Roskill: Nickel sulphate to be the key growth area of nickel demand over the next decade
June 01, 2020 00:45 ET | Roskill Information Services Ltd
London: UK, June 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A couple of years ago, the market for nickel sulphate, however, was largely driven by the plating industry and non-Li-ion battery applications such as...
Roskill: COVID-19 offers mixed outlook for aerospace and its metals supply chains
May 22, 2020 00:45 ET | Roskill Information Services Ltd
London: UK, May 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This rising trend in passenger miles was mirrored in orders for new aircraft, with annual aircraft deliveries doubling in the decade-and-a-half to 2018....
Roskill: Indonesia to tighten grip on refined nickel supply
May 04, 2020 00:27 ET | Roskill Information Services Ltd
London, UK, May 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Last year’s announcement sent the LME nickel price spiking to US$18,620/t in early September amid fears of a supply squeeze, but this was not long-lived,...
Roskill: Tin prices to stabilise by the end of 2019
October 23, 2019 07:26 ET | Roskill Information Services Ltd
London: U.K, Oct. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Month-to-month, the price is likely to rise and fall, the result of opposing trends in key markets such as solders, where increased market volumes in...
Roskill: Lithium prices to continue slide despite forecast supply disruptions and strong demand growth
July 17, 2019 05:30 ET | Roskill Information Services Ltd
London: U.K, July 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Though spot prices for lithium compounds have been in a prolonged decline, long-term contract prices, estimated to represent over 75% of lithium...
Roskill: Chromium markets suppressed with ongoing surplus ore supply.
June 19, 2019 04:46 ET | Roskill Information Services Ltd
London, UK, June 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The current price for primary South African ore of around US$170/t (CIF China), places the price at around the 80th percentile of the chrome ore cost...