Raw Materials & Resources / 02.22.18

Battery power for sale

Raw Materials & Resources / 01.31.18

Oversupply of antibiotic-free chicken?

Sanderson Farms, a major U.S. poultry producer, said the supply of antibiotic-free (ABF) chicken is significantly greater than demand, an indication that overproduction could eat into processors’ profits, reports Reuters.

Raw Materials & Resources / 11.08.17

Too much of a good thing

Farmers have spent the past few years cutting their spending to cope with a global glut of crops. Now it’s commodity traders’ turn, reports the Wall Street Journal.

Raw Materials & Resources / 11.01.17

Australia digs lithium

Bloomberg reports that ground zero in the global scramble for lithium is a small patch of northern Australia’s iron-ore rich outback. There, work is accelerating to deliver the world’s next major lithium mines in order to feed soaring demand from electric vehicle battery makers.

Raw Materials & Resources / 08.13.15

Shale, Propane and Fleets

Sales of propane-powered vehicles are on the rise in the U.S., according to Bloomberg. The increase is especially noticeable among companies that operate fleet vehicles that would normally be powered by diesel.