Aluminum – Aluminum is one of the most commonly used elements in the world. Here's a look at two of its applications.
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Aluminum – The outlook for aluminum is more positive than the steep drip in price since April may suggest. The world’s largest producers of the metal are confident that 2012 will see robust demand growth, and some have even invested millions in upgrading production capacity. Automotive production will be the main catalyst for growth.
Palladium – Using palladium instead of platinum in emission systems may save automakers a lot of money initially. But, the shift could aggravate supply problems that are already in the forecast.
Palladium – Last year, palladium prices exceeded expectations, but the metal, has also lost some shine with some investors. However, if predictions are correct and the downfall is temporary, palladium may still be full of opportunity.
Manganese – The use of manganese and electrolytic manganese metal in emerging battery technology could provide a much needed new market for manganese. The size of this market is truly immense, from mobile electronics, the automotive industry and even electrical power plants being developed at Stanford.
Palladium – Analysts are optimistic that bullish trends will continue to lend a shine to precious metals in 2011, namely platinum and palladium.
Platinum – Platinum Investing News speaks with William Rhind, Strategic Director of Business Development from ETF Securities. Platinum may have even more success on market in the future, though this will be contingent on global economic recovery, and the auto industry.
Lithium – Canada Lithium Corp released an announcement that the company has produced battery-grade lithium carbonate samples to send to potential customers for testing, surpassing industry standards.
Platinum Investing News reports platinum price falls with the uncertainty with the automaker markets. In the current state of the economy, the auto industry is unable to lend support to platinum; but the metal may get some relief from rising safe haven appeal. Interest in platinum as a safe haven investment in tandem with gold [...]
Moly Investing News reports the demand for molybdenum is holding through for 2008. In March, the CIMAT had launched an initiative titled the ‘Molybdenum Offensive‘, a call to scientists to come up with proposals for new uses of the metal in the shortest possible time. About 300 researchers in 32 countries had responded with 96 preliminary proposals. About 20 per cent [...]