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Platinum market expected to be balanced in 2016

Global – Automotive demand for platinum is expected to reach 3.315 million oz next year for an increase of 2%…

Production losses to stoke platinum price?

Global – On-going labour disruption at South African mines and an expected surge in demand as a result of a…

Platinum and palladium to top the charts again

Global – Platinum and palladium will be the best performing precious metals next year as record global car sales keep…

Streets paved with platinum

Archiv – A research project involving Cardiff University in Wales and the University of Birmingham in England is focusing on…

Unlocking valuable metals lying in wait in Australia’s urban mine

Innovation in recycling, manufacturing and critical minerals processing sought in the Australian government’s new 2020 Federal Budget ‘could not have…

Even top sellers are a recycling mystery

People have a volatile, even love-hate, relationship with technology and especially consumer gadgets. We want durable products that are well…

Lithium now on ‘critical raw materials’ watch list

The European Commission has added bauxite, lithium, titanium and strontium to its list of critical raw materials. The 2020 list…

Steady growth for e-scrap pioneers

The worldwide industrial waste management market is projected to be worth over EUR 182 billion (US$ 199 billion) by 2025….

Recovering precious metals from the urban mine

‘Approximately 350 000 mobile phones are disposed of in the US every day — that is worth US$ 200 million…

Novel and highly-selective method for retrieving mercury

Mercury is a highly toxic and bio-accumulative pollutant, yet with important industrial applications. This article explores an innovative mercury recovery…

Metal nano-particles drive fuel cell innovation

Northwestern University has discovered a way to create catalysts from metal nano-particles that could lead to better fuel cells. Another…