Nippon Light Metals has commenced the extraction of rare earth minerals found in red bauxite mud in Jamaica's Hope Gardens, St. Andrew.
HD Mining has requested that unions drop their legal action and engage in negotiations.
Uranium supply in key producers Kazakhstan and Nigeria could be severely impeded by weather problems and political turmoil.
Sydney-listed Oakland Resources (ASX:OKL) has signed an implementation agreement for the acquisition of private Chilean copper explorer Castillo Copper.
Legislators in Virginia have backed a study into the establishment of an independent "contingency" currency which would enjoy the backing of precious metals.
A new survey by one of the world's leading recruitment firms reveals that nearly a half of companies in the Canadian resources sector plan to expand their staff numbers in 2013.
Amazon, world's leading online retailer, has unveiled a new form of virtual currency
An elder from the Djok aboriginal community has hailed a move by the federal government to prevent the mining of uranium on his ancestral lands.
South Africa seeks to extract greater tax revenues from its mining companies as they struggle to deal with rising costs and declining commodities prices.
Renowned investment expert Stephen Leeb says gold and silver are set to embark upon "the greatest bull market people will ever see in their lifetimes" amidst an industrial squeeze and a surge in appetite for precious metals from Asia.
China Mining Resources has revealed that its Hong Kong-based offices were raided by the Independent Commission Against Corruption on January 15 in relation to a recent botched acquisition bid.
Canadian uranium producer Laramide Resources (TSE:LAM) is pursuing a second listing in Australia following the cancellation of a long-standing ban on mining of the key nuclear fuel in Queensland.
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (TSE:POT) has logged a stunning 38% decline in Q4 profits due to dwindling demand from core Asian export markets India and China.
One of the world's preeminent science journals has lent its support to the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline in a recent editorial.
A leading source of opinion in the scientific world has called for US President Barack Obama to increase spending on energy R&D in order to make a meaningful difference to the climate change issue.
Chinalco Mining Corporation (HKSX:3688) plunged over 11% following it's debut on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Thursday.
Australia's mining and oil companies have increasingly resorted to disingenuous "backdoor listings", as the country's IPO market continues to languish.
A remarkable saga of survival in the remote Siberian wilderness has recently resurfaced, concerning the discovery by Soviet mining scientists of a family who had spent four decades of their lives in complete isolation from the outside world.
Western Australia's Department of Mines and Petroleum says the number of people applying for mining exploration permits in the mineral-rich state has plunged
Renowned hedge fund manager William Kaye says the world faces the prospect of another financial crisis should interest rates be increased and debt burdens be rendered unserviceable.
HSBC has lifted its forecast for copper prices in 2013 due to expectations of a more structurally balanced market and positive sentiment.
Head of state-owned diamond company claims sales last year were hampered by US threats and sanctions.
Canadian coal company HD Mining has sent some of its Chinese workers back to their home country following a court battle with unions in British Columbia
Researchers from the USA and Hungary are developing solar cells capable of record-breaking levels of efficiency via the manipulation of nano-particles.
The fate of long-standing moratorium in the mining of uranium in Virginia will be decided this week by a vote in the state's general assembly.