Magnesium – General Motors' breakthrough in magnesium car parts is lifting hopes that all manufacturers will make greater use of the metal, especially as the European Union's mandate to slash greenhouse gas emissions looms.
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Rare Earth – While Europe is not generally considered a rare earth hotspot, some explorers are looking to save the region's automobile and electronics industries by tapping into its potential.
Rare Earth – Businessweek.com reports Rare earth metals are key to global efforts to switch to cleaner energy.
Rare Earth – Bloomberg reports that Japan’s Daido Electronics, the world’s fourth-largest rare-earth magnet maker, plans to triple output in China so it can boost international sales and gain ground on its three bigger domestic rivals.
Lithium – Bloomberg reports that Toyota Motor Corp. will begin mass production of lithium-ion batteries.
Lithium – From Australia to Japan to the US, major partnerships and strategic collaborations appear to be catalyzing strong marketing and technological bench strength to drive activity within the lithium field.
Platinum Investing News reports platinum fell to a new low dropping below US$1000 an ounce for the first time since 2006. Platinum dropped US$96.00, or 8.8 per cent, to hit US$994 on the London Metal Exchange (LME). At its current price, platinum is down 57 per cent from its record high of US$2301.50 it hit on March 4. [...]