European Tungsten Prices Stabilized Due to Low Consumption

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Analysis of latest tungsten market from Chinatungsten Online

European tungsten prices have held steady this month as low consumption offset the bullish impact of rising Chinese domestic prices, but a stalemate is setting in between buyers and sellers, and only changes in demand patterns are likely to break the deadlock.


US Purdue University Grows Greener Process for Rare Earths

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Purdue University has developed a more environmentally and economically feasible rare earths mining technology. The new technology has been patented and is about to rewrite the industrial ecology to help the US create a more stable local supply.


Geothermal Will Be A Key Player in Lithium Production in Europe

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With the rising importance of lithium in the electric mobility and storage revolution, the geothermal industry is set to become an important participant in sustainable lithium production in Europe. Li is special in many ways. It is the lightest metal on earth, very soft and can be cut with a knife. It has several high-value applications, from ceramics and glass to medical treatment. It is also an essential part of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and large-scale energy storage systems and is the basis for future clean mobility and 100% renewable energy systems.


China Tungsten Powder Market Stabilizes on Logistic Constrain

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Analysis of latest tungsten market from Chinatungsten Online

The ferro tungsten and tungsten powder prices in the Chinese market remain stable because market participants believe there is little room for price falls after witnessing steady declines in recent weeks.


Terbium Oxide Prices - May 26, 2020

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Rare earth market quotation in China: the latest of dysprosium oxide, europium oxide and terbium oxide prices are unchanged from the previous trading day despite of tight supply of raw materials and favorable policies. Sellers still take a watchful stance, resulting in the difficulty in price rise. 


Molybdenum Concentrate Price - May 26, 2020

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The molybdenum concentrate price goes up while prices of ferro molybdenum and molybdenum powder are unchanged from the previous trading day with good trading atmosphere and increased transactions in the market. 


WO3 Nanoparticles for High Color Purity 3D Printing

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Mixing tungsten oxide (WO3) nanoparticles with polyamide as a photosensitizer for color 3D printing can avoid the problem of discoloration caused by traditional carbon-based photosensitizers and contribute to the realization of high-fidelity 3D color printing, the discovery has been published by the Institute of Science and Technology of Barcelona (ICFO) in Spain in NanoLetters recently.


US Senator Introduces Rare Earth Funding Bill to Thwart China

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The US Republican Senator Ted Cruz introduced a legislative bill to help revive the U.S. rare earth industry by providing tax breaks to mining developers and manufacturers who purchase their products. This is the latest attempt by Washington to break China's control over the strategic sector.


Progress in Design of Active Hydrogen Evolution Catalyst in MoS2

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In the design of molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) in-plane high-activity hydrogen evolution catalyst, significant progress has been made recently. The team of Jianjun Liu, a researcher at the Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Hongjin Fan, a professor at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, collaborated on the design of two-dimensional chalcogenide molybdenum disulfide in-plane catalytic structures and made great progress.


Li-Ion Battery Co-Inventor Patents Glass Battery for EVs

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Li-ion battery co-inventor, John Goodenough has now filed a new patent for glass battery which he claims can help in overcoming the price barrier associated with electric vehicles (EVs). According to foreign media reports, a team led by John Goodenough submitted a patent application for a new battery that uses glass as a key component. And the new glass battery promises to accelerate the shift away from internal combustion engines because it will deliver a significant increase in storage capacity.