Nickel Mining
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Some Nickel For Your Thoughts

  Within the nickel industry, the recent developments around Glencore-backed Horizonte Minerals indicate that it’s time to examine the broader implications of these green agenda challenges. The significant budget spike for the Araguaia project in northern Brazil highlights the financial and operational hurdles facing nickel mining ventures in 2024, especially…
Rare Earth Elements Mining
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Western Miners’ Bold Drive to Break China’s Monopoly Over Rare Earth Metals

  Heavy-handed. Manipulative. Controlling. These are the words that come to mind when one thinks about China’s long-standing monopoly over the production and supply of rare earth metals, also known as REE or Rare Earth Elements.  Critical Mineral Markets in Critical Condition China’s dominance in critical mineral markets largely contributes…
Chinese Graphite Exports
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Red China’s Graphite Export Controls: Green Profiteering Could Put the Global Transition Economy in the Red

  Communist Red China is at it again. But have they pushed the green mineral profiteering envelope too far? With near-monopoly chokeholds on the majority of essential battery and magnet minerals, Red China poses the greatest threat to overshooting the 1.5°C benchmarks that so many organizations in the West have…