Evaluating rare earth projects is a tricky business, and the ambiguous reporting methods some companies use don't make it any easier.
Which metals and rare earth companies are set to strike in this volatile market?
An increasingly high-tech world is on the horizon, but technological revolution can't take place without the right materials, especially graphite and platinum group metals.
Diversify, diversify, diversify—that's Michael Curran's advice for metals investors.
Every year, nearly 15 million North American cars expire—and recycling the platinum group metals within them is far cheaper than building a three-mile mine shaft in a faraway country.
While white metal miners face a variety of challenges, there is an increasing demand for platinum and palladium from vehicle manufacturers in the U.S. and China.
South Africa, platinum mining giant, is about to fall off the investment map.
If you thought you had rare earth element mining all figured out, think again.
Tungsten just doesn't have the sex appeal that made investors fall for the rare earth story but ...
Hybrid and electrical cars are on the cusp of overtaking standard automobiles. And when they do, the rare earth markets will take off.
Investment by a strategic partner or an investment bank moves a stock up or down by 8.5%.
The PMI data in the Eurozone and the U.S. surprised to the upside, which is a hopeful sign going forward.
This is a good time to keep your eyes open and sharpen your pencil to crunch some numbers.
Iron miners don't make cars, so why should rare earth miners make magnets?
Chris Ecclestone: What M&A deals reveal about management—and if they're worth your investment dollars
Ecclestone discusses the anatomy of a mining deal, a few strategic metals stories flying under the radar and Soros Fund's latest maneuver in the metals market.
Analyst Andrew Richards believes his country's resource sector has turned a corner.
Analyst Lisa Morrison discusses the price outlook for 26 commodities over the next four years and gives them a temperature rating from hot to freezing.
Lisa Reisman, managing editor of MetalMiner.com, sees opportunity in the controversial provisions governing conflict minerals.
Industrial minerals analyst Simon Moores says now is the time to look for responsible junior graphite miners that base their economics on current (lower) prices
Geologist Brent Cook suggests base metals are a great way to diversify.
Trends editor Richard Karn says the need for low-cost production may prove to be the new basis for invention.
Research analyst Luisa Moreno says many of the companies unearthing them are still learning to navigate the supply chain.
Rick Mills sees a revolution in the making with this mineral.
Location, processing and capital can make the tungsten market a tough place to be, but dwindling supply and insubstantial production indicate a coming price swing.
Stocks and commodity prices are moving sideways plus tax changes in Canada may signal less friendly treatment for exploration investment.