Copper's value in the market is valuable given its many useful properties, not to mention that it is endlessly recyclable.
Nickel prices would skyrocket in the event of a great world war and global conflicts, but nobody wants that.
Increase in demand in base metals has driven their prices up, but whether this is sustainable remains to be seen.
Scientists have developed an alternative to titanium alloy used in bicycles.
This is a smart metal that remembers and can return to its original form.
A consultant believes Indonesia shift to exporting refined ores would be a long process.
This is the reason why titanium metal is expensive.
Nickel saw a price increase as a strike in BHP Billiton’s mine affected the supply.
Investors don’t want any changes in the policy as it could hurt their investments and their trust to the government.
When Indonesia started to ban its raw ore exports, the Philippines became the main global supplier. However, with the increasing demand from China, Chinese steel makers...