Mountain Province Diamonds is a 49% participant with De Beers in the Gahcho Kué diamond mine.
World salt exports rose to 64 million tonnes in 2017, up 10 million tonnes from 2016.
First Cobalt and Fisker Inc. are focused on providing cobalt to the American EV market efficiently, and on maintaining stringent ethical mining practices.
Arizona based Urbix Resources has produced the first economically viable graphene-enhanced lightweight concrete.
Rio Tinto and JV partner Dominion Diamond Mines have revealed three of the finest large rough diamonds from their Canadian diamond mine.
Egypt recently bought gold for the first time since 1978, India, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines have re-entered the gold market after years-long absences.
Resurfacing financial fears will ultimately be supportive of gold, says Reuters in a study published this month.