Copper's price slid for the third time in three weeks due to copper oversupply. The top 20 producers have increased their output by 5 percent yearly.
Researchers at the University of Kiel in Germany produced a new shape memory alloy, which springs back into shape even after bending it more than 10...
Some base metals are up for a more optimistic year after experiencing declines in recent years.
The acquisition of high-potential mines is on the uptake, with Global Ferronickel Holdings, Nickel Asia, Sirius Resources and Metals X staging takeovers.
Nickel has become the most unpredictable commodity item in the metals segment thanks to its volatile prices and its capability to divide economic entities.
Nickel prices could only recover if there is a supply deficit, economists say.
Take a look at how various mining companies and commodities analysts forecast the trend for nickel prices as well as its demand and supply for Q3...
Nickel's comeback is something many analysts, miners, and investors are looking forward to. But is it really here or are the forecasts premature?
Nickel prices have dropped due to low consumption in Asia, but small changes in supply could improve the prices before the year ends.
BHP Billiton reassures that nickel supply is enough and deficit will not happen soon.