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James joined CRU in 2018 and is an Analyst within the Base Metals team.

He takes the lead on supply-side developments at the mine and refinery stage of the lithium market and is responsible for reporting on the molybdenum market, including quarterly Market Outlook reports and monthly monitors.

James began his career at Argus as a market reporter focusing on ferroalloys. He graduated from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College London, with an MSci in Geology in 2016. During his time at university, James visited a host of mines and projects to examine exploration, mining and processing techniques, and completed an internship as a Minerals Processing Researcher at the University of Cape Town.

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CRU Molybdenum - Top ten calls of 2021

CRU has picked out 10 key themes that will steer the molybdenum market in 2021. We will be monitoring these themes throughout the course of 2021 in our key publications,...

22 February 2021   
Topics: Ferroalloys, Stainless Steel

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Lithium downtrend continues as fundamentals prevail

Topics: China, Noble Alloys and Minor Metals, Technology Metals

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Lithium prices crash through $10,000 as hype meets reality

Topics: China, Noble Alloys and Minor Metals, Technology Metals

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Lithium miners blink first in face of falling prices

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