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Output from DRC & Indonesia to support global cobalt supply to grow by 6.5% in 2024

Increased cobalt supply from the DRC and Indonesia will primarily support the growth in 2024.

Global lead output to grow by 4.3% in 2024, linked to supply from Australia, US & Russia

Russia’s Ozernoe and Prognoz and the US’ Hermosa project will contribute to this global increase.

Which commodities will see the greatest price increases in 2024?

A GlobalData poll found that gold, lithium, and copper are among the commodities set to see the greatest price increases in 2024.

How mining companies are reducing GHG emissions

GlobalData found that for 2021-22, 101 mining companies contributed a total 1.55% decrease in scope 1 and 2 emissions.

Analysing mining companies’ GHG emissions performance – who’s leading in cuts?

Antofagasta was found to be one of the best performers of 2022, reducing its GHG emissions by 38.2%.

Australia and Brazil to play key role in global iron ore output growth through 2030

Australia, Brazil, China, India and Russia are the top five countries, together accounting for more than 80% of the total world’s output.

Global gold mine production to recover, with Ghana and the US contributing most

Russia, Ghana and the US will be the key contributors to the growth in global supply in 2023.

Global coal output through 2030 will be impacted by coal phase-outs by top miners

China is the largest coal-producing country accounting for about 50% of the world’s total coal production in 2022.

New mines and capacity expansions to boost global lithium production over the decade

The addition of the Arcadia Lithium project in 2023 is forecast to further boost construction.

Global copper supply in 2023 will be supported by increased output from the DRC, Peru, and Chile

Copper production in Chile is expected to be negatively impacted by weather conditions in H1 2023.