For most critical minerals, the US and western nations are minority suppliers with only modest capability to influence global markets, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions Forum said
Mineral sands group commits to the country's first refinery, boosted by a $749m loan from the federal government to counter China's dominance of the processing of rare earths
Barring manganese, prices of other commodities such as lithium, cobalt and nickel have increased sharply since the beginning of 2022
Prime Minister Scott Morrison unveiled funding for a slew of projects in Western Australia, saying the big state would become a powerhouse for Australia's allies
Reliance's investment in Lithium Werks, which makes lithium iron phosphate batteries that are mainly used in EVs, includes funding for future growth
Musk retweeted an article saying the Ukraine-Russia conflict had sent commodity prices to their highest levels since 2008, and said his companies "are not alone"
EU filed a complaint against Indonesia at WTO for the Southeast Asian country’s restriction on nickel ore export, but Indonesia remains unbothered
Some of the measures, including incentives for exports, are likely to be incorporated in the National Green Hydrogen Mission
The state planning body plans to boost output and reserves of oil, gas, as well as coal, which powers more than 60% of China's electricity generation plants
But any increase in output is not likely to be significant due to environmental requirements, Yang Wenhua of Shanghai Metals Market told S&P Global Intelligence.
Rare earths prices have soared since the second half of 2021 over supply chain uncertainty from Myanmar and strong demand
Demand for neodymium and praseodymium, some of the most important minerals that Lynas mines, has soared in recent years as countries and companies try to tackle climate change