Finance 2021-10-01T09:22:31+00:00
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Rare Earths recycling project right on time

January 1st, 2022|Finance|

Late last year London and Toronto listed Mkango Resources announced that HyProMag and partners, European Metal Recycling (EMR) and University of Birmingham (UoB) have successfully completed the Rare-Earth Extraction from Audio Products (REAP) project. This [...]

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Commodities trading to surge as super cycle kicks in

September 1st, 2021|Finance|

Photo by freepik.com Edited by Leon Louw Industrial metals and precious metals will see the biggest rises, investors believe. Professional investors are forecasting a surge in commodities trading over the next 12 months [...]

  • Figure 1: Zero-emission vehicle sales share outlooks – ETS versus NZS Note: ‘ETS’ is Economic Transition Scenario and ‘NZS’ is Net-Zero Scenario. ‘LCVs, MCVs and HCVs’ are light-, medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles. ‘Zero-emission’ includes battery-electric and fuel cell vehicles. All values global. Source: BNEF.

EV sales expected to increase

August 5th, 2021|Finance|

By BloombergNEF Electric vehicle sales are set to rise faster than ever, but more policy action is needed to get on track for net zero. BloombergNEF’s latest projection shows electric vehicles as USD46- trillion market [...]

Copper and Tin in Surplus, Nickel in Deficit

July 7th, 2021|Finance|

According to the World Metal Statistics Report for May, copper and tin were in surplus during January to March 2021 while nickel moved into deficit. The copper market recorded a surplus of 2.2 kilotons (kt) [...]

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Demand for diamonds remains robust

June 3rd, 2021|Finance|

Photo by Edgar Soto on Unsplash Although the unprecedented health crisis of 2020 affected diamond mining operations, three countries waged the challenges to account for at least three-quarters of the precious stone’s global [...]

  • It is hard for early-stage exploration companies to source funding.  Photo by Flickr | Peter Waggit/IAEA It is hard for early-stage exploration companies to source funding.  Photo by Flickr | Peter Waggit/IAEA Imagebank

Cash-strapped mining companies look for innovative sources of funding

April 28th, 2021|Finance|

By Jason Wilkinson and Wandisile Mandlana, Partners; Adéle de Jager, Executive: Tax; and Ivan Vorster, Senior Associate, Bowmans South Africa Mining is notoriously cyclical, with dramatic swings in equity prices and investment patterns. The low [...]

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Steel prices continue to see positive performance

April 1st, 2021|Finance|

Image by tartila – www.freepik.com By Dmitry Glushakov, Equities Analyst at VTB Capital As the iron ore price weakness in January proved to be temporary, February continued to show a positive performance from [...]

Accountants need to embrace five new trends

October 6th, 2020|Finance|

Edited by Leon Louw Accountants are reinventing themselves. The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated this process of renewal, convincing even the most traditional-style accountants that the time to adapt is now [...]