Wood Mackenzie has provided a commentary on its initial views on the impact on nickel supply in 2020 and beyond.
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At the current price, between 20 - 30% of global cobalt mine supply is at risk of disappearing in 2020.
Wood Mackenzie has reported that as demand for batteries grow at an unprecedented rate, battery metals could face a supply crunch by the mid-2020.
In May, Australia’s resources sector generated a record high AUS$24.9 billion in export earnings for the nation.
The new programme encompasses all aspects of building haul roads, from site analysis and resource evaluation through to material selection, training and maintenance monitoring.
Toll Mining Services’ contract includes the full logistics chain of product transport from mine site to shipping.
The government’s rail commitment will drive North West Minerals Province potential for new investment, exports and jobs.
NQ Minerals Plc, a mineral processing, exploration and mining company, has announced that it has successfully shipped approximately 34 500t of precious metal pyrite concentrate from its Hellyer gold mine out of Burnie Port, Tasmania.
According to a report by Zion Market Research, the global mining automation market was approximately US$3.65 billion in 2018 and is expected to generate around US$6.18 billion by 2025.
Against the backdrop of a punitive mining law proposal, Americans are concerned about the country’s growing reliance on imports for minerals.
The tunnel is part of the company’s multi-billion pound project to extract polyhalite, a form of natural fertilizer, from Woodsmith mine near Whitby.
Fluor is providing engineering and programme management services on the project, which encompasses a 12 million tpy bauxite mine, a dedicated export terminal in Port Kamsar and rail and other infrastructure upgrades.