Amanda Stutt

Lynas Corp's Malaysia plant shut down until 2019

The shutdown of the controversial plant could see the Australian rare earths producer take a A$16 million hit.

Global iron ore market well supplied, growth in production ahead — reports

Global iron ore production will grow due to mine expansions in Brazil and increasing output from India.

Wheaton Precious Metals shares drop after reporting third quarter results

Adjusted net earnings were $35 million, a 49% drop from $67 million in net earnings in the third quarter of 2017.

Sherritt International sees jump in nickel production and profit

The numbers are up thanks to the success of the company’s Moa JV with the Cuban Government.

Central banks continue to stock gold but ETF investors dump bullion

The World Gold Council found that gold demand reached 964.3 tonnes in Q3.

This Australia-based lithium-boron developer could become major US producer

A PFS supports the development of a new Australian-backed US$599 million lithium and boron mining and processing operation in Nevada.

Mountain Province Diamonds latest sale nets $24 million

Mountain Province Diamonds is a 49% participant with De Beers in the Gahcho Kué diamond mine.

China chloralkali industry key driver of world salt market growth – report

World salt exports rose to 64 million tonnes in 2017, up 10 million tonnes from 2016.

New corporate alliance aims to bring better efficiency and ethics to cobalt mining industry

First Cobalt and Fisker Inc. are focused on providing cobalt to the American EV market efficiently, and on maintaining stringent ethical mining practices.

A big graphene industry breakthrough out of Arizona

Arizona based Urbix Resources has produced the first economically viable graphene-enhanced lightweight concrete.

Rio Tinto unearths 177 carat diamond in the rough at Diavik mine

Rio Tinto and JV partner Dominion Diamond Mines have revealed three of the finest large rough diamonds from their Canadian diamond mine.

Central bank demand for gold reaches 3-year high

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.

Financial fears to support gold: GFMS

Resurfacing financial fears will ultimately be supportive of gold, says Reuters in a study published this month.