Archives for May, 2017

Australian Property May 2017

Australian property is looking fragile, particularly in Sydney and Melbourne. Some factors that suggest we are at the calm before the storm: Ever more properties on market Selling booths for apartments back in malls Several hundred new apartment buildings under construction in Sydney New building approvals fall Crack down on…

Specialty Metals & Minerals: Vanadium

Vanadium’s fastest growing use is in vanadium redox batteries. This technology is almost certain to replace lithium ion batteries for fixed storage, although unlikely to compete in the electric vehicle market. The future demand growth for lithium, graphite and cobalt is therefore likely to be much more muted than the…