DOC Affirms Silicon Metal Dumping Duties

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has announced affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty investigations on silicon metal from Australia, Brazil, and Norway. The DOC found that exporters from these countries sold the metal in the U.S. at rates ranging from 20.79%, 56.78% to 134.92%, and 3.74%, respectively at less than fair value. In...

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Source Energy Agrees to Purchase Blair Facility from Preferred

Preferred Proppants LLC of Radnor, PA has entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of its Blair, WI facility and its Canadian assets to Source Energy Services Ltd of Calgary, AB for US$60 million in cash. The deal is subject to closing and post-closing adjustments and entering into a production payment agreement in respect...

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Nemaska Starts Processing Spodumene in Shawinigan

Nemaska Lithium Inc of Quebec City, QC has started processing spodumene concentrate from its Whabouchi mine in the James Bay region of Quebec through the thermal roasting section of its phase 1 plant in Shawinigan, QC. The company says that it will take three to four weeks to build an inventory of lithium sulfate to...

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Leading Edge Joins Swedish Lithium Battery Research Project

Leading Edge Materials Corp of Vancouver, BC has announced its participation in a Swedish government funded research project entitled, “Natural Swedish Graphite for Future Lithium Ion Batteries”. The company is a founding participant in the project, along with Angstrom Advanced Battery Centre (AABC), Uppsala University, Sweden. The project is focused on the application and optimization...

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Oil-Dri Concentrates on Lightweight Cat Litter, Value-Added Products

Oil-Dri Corp of America of Chicago, IL has announced net sales of US$262.3 million for the fiscal year ended July 31, 2017, the same as in the previous year. Net income fell from US$13.6 million top US$10.8 million. In the fourth quarter, the company recorded net income of US$1.3 million on sales of US$65.8 million...

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