/MINOR & SPECIALTY METALS
Minor and specialty metals have become part of critical raw materials (CRM).

Our society evolves along with innovations and sustainable concerns. Innovations require specialty metals. Among them, we can list: Cobalt, Graphite, Lithium, Molybdenum, Manganese, Niobium, Titanium, Tantalum, Tungsten, Vanadium, Zirconium...

We can say we are in the age of New Efficient Materials at the dawn of Industry 4.

The world population is growing and is quickly urbanising. The need for these specific metals is growing, while the industry is innovating, seeking technology efficiency for more sustainable objectives.

Today’s economies are dramatically changing, triggered by development in emerging markets, the accelerated rise of new technologies, sustainability policies. digitisation, increasing automation, and new business models have revolutionised many industries. But more importantly, these industries follow the evolution of materials and competition is played in the quality and reliability of products.

Strategic metals are today improving significantly some components for our needs of a modern world in search of : sustainable energy, mobility, miniaturisation, speed, lightweight alloys and efficient materials.

Many supply chains in key sectors are concerned by the need of these speciality metals and today defined as critical metals. .

Cobalt
Cobalt Introduction

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Hafnium
Hafnium Introduction
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Lithium
Lithium Introduction

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Manganese
Manganese Introduction

Molybdenum
Molybdenum Introduction

Niobium
Niobium Introduction

Tantalum
Tantalum Introduction

Titanium
Titanium Introduction

Tungsten
Tungsten Introduction

Zirconium
Zirconium Introduction

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We provide deep analysis on selected stocks upon specific request or as part of portfolio monitoring
Targeting companies performing in the space of new materials and alloys. Metals involved: REE (Eu, Tb, Y, Ce, Gd, La); Niobium, Molybdenum, Cobalt, Tungsten, Manganese, Zirconium, Antimony, Rhenium, Scandium.
Targeting companies participating to the development of sustainable energy and energy storage. Metals involved: Rare Earth (La, Ce, Nd, Pr, Y); Lithium, Cobalt, Nickel, Lead, Gallium, Indium, Carbon (graphite), Vanadium.
Targeting companie active in the development of Electric Vehicles, batteries and super capacitors. Metals involved: Rare Earths (Nd, Pr, Dy, Tb, Sm); Titanium, Lithium, Cobalt, Carbon (graphite), Nickel.
Targeting companies active in the space of new high tech developments (semi-conductors, chips, micro capacitors and electronics...) Metals involved: Gallium, Tantalum, Germanium, Hafnium, Indium; Rare Earths (Nd, Y, Dy, Tb)
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