Investment in Tungsten, Molybdenum and Rare Earths in Canada Requires Security Review

Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan image

Investment in 31 crucial minerals such as tungsten, molybdenum and rare earths in Canada requires national security review. The government recently issued the ‘Guidelines on the National Security Review of Investments’, which mentions that the acquisitions involving the control of key minerals, the acquisition of companies specializing in sensitive personal data businesses, and the proposed investment involving state-owned or government-influenced investors, as well as initiating National security review.


If Depleted Uranium Bombs Substituted by Tungsten Alloy Ammunitions of NATO

the tungsten ammunition image

If the depleted uranium bombs substituted by tungsten alloy bombs, would there be ‘genocide’ in Yugoslavia 22 years ago? The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), led by the US, launched an attack on the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in the name of ‘protecting human rights’ and dropped a total of 15 tons of depleted uranium ammunition. These bombs, called ‘biochemical weapons’, caused cancer, about 25,000 of people have died of cancer.


Tungsten Powder Price Kept Firm Due to China’s Environmental Checks

tungsten trioxide image

Analysis of latest tungsten market from Chinatungsten Online

China’s ammonium paratungstate (APT) and tungsten powder prices were unchanged in the first trading day after the holiday of Tomb-Sweeping Day, with deals concluded at the high end. 


China’s Domestic Tungsten Price Edged Higher While Export Prices Stabilized

tungsten powder image

Analysis of latest tungsten market from Chinatungsten Online

China’s domestic tungsten price edged higher in the week ended on Friday, April 02, 2021 after a period of stabilization. Export prices for ammonium paratungstate (APT) remained relatively stable given that sellers felt it was not easy to source cheap material from the domestic market.


China Terbium Oxide Price - April 6, 2021

cerium oxide image

Rare earth market quotation in China: terbium oxide price edges lower while neodymium oxide and cerium oxide prices remain stable in the first trading day after the holiday of Tomb-Sweeping Day.


China Molybdenum Concentrate Price - April 6, 2021

molybdenum concentrate image

Molybdenum market quotation in China: molybdenum oxide, molybdenum concentrate and ammonium molybdate prices are unchanged in the first trading day after the holiday of Tomb-Sweeping Day. 


Inner Mongolia's First Batch Mining Indicators for Tungsten, Rare Earth in 2021

the tungsten mining image

Recently, the Department of Natural Resources of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region issued a notice on the release of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region's 2021 total rare earth mine and tungsten mining total control indicators (the 1st batch), allocating all the rare earth indicators issued by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the Ministry of Natural Resources to Baotou Iron & Steel (Group) Co., Ltd, and assigning the tungsten mine indicators to 11 companies, the text of the notice is as follows:


Molybdenum Sulfur Crystals Ensure Plants Growth on Saline Soil

Effect of salt stress on plants image

The new molybdenum sulfur (Mo-S) micro-nano crystals formed by molybdenum salt and cysteine in plant cells ensure the plants growth on saline soils. Solonchak is a kind of soil with high soluble salts, which affects the growth of surface crops, threatens food security, and aggravates the degradation of the ecological environment. The research team of Professor Xiangang Hu of Nankai University proposed a research strategy of low-cost, low environmental risk, and high environmental value to replace traditional nano-materials, solving the problem of harsh growth of plants on solonchak.


Canada Vital Metals Completes Funds Raising for Rare Earth Project

The Vital Metals image

Canada rare earth developer Vital Metals Ltd has completed an institutional placement of 43 million Australian dollars (approximately US$33.2 million) for its Nechalancho rare earth project in Canada, to provide funding for the construction, mining and operation of the country.


Baotou Rare Earth Glazed Antibacterial Ceramics Enter North China

Baotou marks rare earth breakthrough image

Since the introduction of the rare earth glazed antibacterial ceramics of Baotou Zhongke Ceramic Technology Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as ‘Zhongke Ceramics’), it has been famous due to its unique antibacterial properties. The antibacterial ceramics won the gold medal in the 2019 Inner Mongolia Tourism Commodity. Till now, the annual output of Baotou's production demonstration line has reached 100,000 sets. The sales have increased year by year since 2018.