Drilling into the commodities spikesWed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Supply disruption is emerging as a major price driver, alongside demand growth, for an increasing number of commodities. This is especially the case for oil, nickel, zinc, titanium minerals, and uranium with oil the one to watch most closely over the ...
Hydro signs new long-term power contract for Norwegian aluminium ...Tue, 07 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Norwegian aluminium company Norsk Hydro ASA's fully owned subsidiary Hydro Energi AS has signed a long-term power contract with Markbygden Ett AB, a Swedish wind power company, for annual baseload supply of 1.65 TWh in the period from the beginning of 2021 to the end of 2039.
Chemours Q3 profits rise on strong TiO2 marketsMon, 06 Nov 2017 11:00:00 GMT
A tight market for titanium dioxide is delivering returns to the US-based producer.
Stanley Abkowitz, 90; Titanium Industry PioneerTue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Stanley Abkowitz, 90; Titanium Industry Pioneer...
Successful placement of new bondsTue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Reference is made to the announcement on October 18, 2017. Norsk Hydro ASA has successfully issued senior unsecured bond issues in total of NOK 3.0 billion and SEK 3.0 billion. The transaction is split on five tranches:
Iluka rutile output rises after acquisition; prices also climbFri, 27 Oct 2017 14:15:00 GMT
Third-quarter rutile and synthetic rutile output at Iluka rose but zircon production fell, although the supplier of Australian supplier of titanium mineral sands kept its full-year guidance unchanged.
TiO2 market holds firm while paint producers lift pricesFri, 27 Oct 2017 13:30:00 GMT
The prolonged strength in TiO2 markets is forcing coatings makers to increase prices, sources told IM.
MDL Q3 finished product output rises, slag production increasingThu, 26 Oct 2017 09:30:00 GMT
The miner has reported strong market conditions as GCOs finished goods production increase 12.7% and TTI titanium slag output is up 8%.
Lomon Billions boosts profit forecast as TiO2 market beats expectationsTue, 17 Oct 2017 18:00:00 GMT
Lomon Billions has revised its profit forecasts upwards based on the rise in TiO2 prices in 2017. The company also provided updates on subsidies received from the Chinese government, and updates on fines imposed on it following environmental inspections.
Price briefing 6 - 12 OctoberFri, 13 Oct 2017 12:00:00 GMT
European fused magnesia prices rise further after Chinese prices extended the rally after holidays; Andalusite supply contracts expected to be shorter, costlier; Antimony trioxide prices dip over Golden Week; Higher Chinese prices push up European silicon carbide market; Zircon, ilmenite price rise as rutile makes moderate gains; Chinese TiO2 producers raise prices in October as buyers scramble for limited supply
Chinese TiO2 producers raise prices in OctoberWed, 11 Oct 2017 17:30:00 GMT
After the China National Holidays, TiO2 companies couldnt wait to start another round of price increases, lead by Lomon Billions, the biggest producer in China.
Brett Paddock and Brian Malloy join the International Titanium ...Mon, 09 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Brett Paddock and Brian Malloy join the International Titanium Association Board of Directors...
Norsk Hydro: Notice of request for cancellation of LSE listing.Tue, 03 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Norsk Hydro hereby announces the intended cancellation of its standard listing of ordinary shares of nominal value NOK 1.098 each on the official list of the UK Listing Authority (UKLA) and the cancellation of the admission to trading of the Shares on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE).
Genie in a bottleneck: How a supply squeeze has worked magic ...Mon, 02 Oct 2017 09:00:00 GMT
As environmental inspections cut Chinese titanium dioxide output and producers elsewhere in the world fail to pick up the slack, prices for the pigment chemical have staged a surprise turnaround, William Clarke, IM Reporter, finds.
Sapa acquisition completeMon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Norsk Hydro's acquisition of Orkla's 50% ownership in Sapa was completed today, October 2, giving Hydro full ownership in the global leader in extruded aluminium solutions and making Hydro a leading force in the global aluminium industry. The combination makes Hydro the only global
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