New research published recently shows that magnesium, whose health benefits are already well known, is proving useful in some unexpected applications.
A new method for treating wastewater from mining that involves magnesium and aluminum is being investigated by a Singapore-based company.
Using arsenic, a group of researchers "poisoned" rust to create a more stainless magnesium alloy.
Magnesium has been an essential component in making cars lighter for nearly a hundred years.
West High Yield Resources Ltd. (TSXV:WHY) released its financial results and Management Discussion and Analysis for the nine months ended September 30, 2013.
Plans for a magnesium plant in the Latrobe Valley, Australia, are moving forward with the announcement that proponents have secured a brownfield site, Latrobe Valley Express reported.
Nevada Clean Magnesium (TSXV:NVM) said Wednesday that it has signed an agreement with ScanMag AS, a Norwegian industrial minerals company, to form a joint venture to produce magnesium for the North American and European industrial markets.
West High Yield Resources Ltd. (TSXV:WHY) closed its previously announced, non-brokered private placement for gross proceeds of $767,189.25. 1,704,865 units were issued at a price of $0.45 per unit.
Recycling Today reports that Phinix LLC, based at the University of Kentucky, will receive grant money from the US Department of Energy to develop technology to recover magnesium from magnesium-aluminum scrap.
The US Department of Energy, through its Northwest National Laboratory, is developing a process that processes magnesium from seawater, The Engineer reported.
Digital Journal reports that the Chinese magnesium market is on the cusp of change as producers are under government orders to phase out old and inefficient production technologies, undertake mergers and acquisitions, and improve resource management.
AMM.com reported that US magnesium prices are up due to strong automotive demand and a tight nonferrous scrap market.