HC Insider speaks to JC Immer, Commercial General Manager at Nexa Resources, and also Chairman of the LME Zinc and Lead Committee, about his 20-year career in the metals and mining sector, the trends he has witnessed, and the challenges currently facing the sector.
Paul Chapman, Managing Partner at Human Capital, moderated a session at this years Reuters Commodity Trading Summit to discuss how the emergence of carbon and emissions trading has impacted the energy trading ecosystem.
The need to turn grey metals green is rapidly moving up the agenda as the production of steel and aluminium in particular, comes into the spotlight as a result of its greenhouse gas emissions.
The move by Australia’s largest coal mining company to respond to shareholder pressure by freezing production at current levels demonstrates the power of the global response to climate change.
Metals and minerals trading started to show promise in 2018 after years of subdued activity and despite the decline in the EMEA coal sector. Mining is showing signs of returning to a growth cycle after almost a decade of stagnation and underinvestment, indicating a coming war for operational and project leadership talent.
The Metalshub trade platform is showing considerable growth less than a year from going live. We took a deeper look at the company to get a sense of how this has happened and what is next.
Society discredits coal while heavily subsidizing renewables and promoting gas at great cost to taxpayers in terms of economics and reliability. Grant Quasha, CEO and Managing Director of Paringa Resources, gives us a front-line view.
China’s steel exports could fall further this year in line with domestic demand, and the iron ore derivatives market is expected to grow
Growing activity in the electric vehicle market is driving more manufacturers who rely on lithium-ion battery production to seek long-term cobalt supply deals
Recent news that India will allow private companies to bid for coal mines spells big change for the domestic industry and the broader market.
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