Korean scientists create a cheap, flexible steel with a strength to weight ratio of today's best titanium alloys using a nickel catalyst.
In the second half of 2014 the businesses bound for South32 generated $5bn worth of revenue and almost $890m of earnings before interest and tax.
FNI's outstanding indebtedness is currently approximately US$38 million.
That reaction to the copper price drop was probably overdone in terms of the response of the equities and their valuations.
The technique, known as biomining, is already being tested here on Earth as a sustainable treatment of ores and mine waste.
The smart money is waiting for fire sale prices before jumping into metals and mining. Or worse; has simply lost interest in the sector.
The U.S. largest miner by market value and revenue has already slashed its capital budget for the year by $2bn and it is ready to make further cuts.
The operations that may be added to the list of assets for sale are Dawson and Foxleigh, in Queensland.
The 56 year old who built Xstrata into one of the world’s biggest mining firms and then sold it to Glencore, is tipped to be on the verge of landing his first big fish.
As far back as 1942, economists have noted that small-cap companies in particular tend to surge at the beginning of the year in a cycle known as the January Effect.
Zinc prices will continue to gain in 2015, but all bets are off if a not unlikely stockpile shock panics buyers.
Everything nickel had going for it in 2014 will only become more evident during 2015, but all bets are off if Indonesia even partially lifts ore ban.
Game-changing disruptive technologies or sustainable end-user agreements are what companies need to succeed and he shares some likely names in the cobalt, lithium, nickel, graphite—even uranium—spaces in this interview with The Mining Report.
In Australia, when companies want to cut costs, they hire what are known as "toe cutters." These managers root out inefficiency and drive profitability.
Sherritt International (TSX:S), the natural resources company with extensive operations in Cuba, saw a whopping 42.9 percent gain between last Monday and Friday, resulting from an announced thaw in US-Cuba relations.
“Base metals were a ‘bright’ spot in 2014—largely ignored by equity markets and are among our ‘picks’ for investors in 2015,” observed Scotiabank economist Patricia Mohr in the latest edition of the Scotiabank Commodity Price Index published Thursday.
Michael Defensor is racing to mine and ship nickel from projects across the Philippines to plug the gap in global supplies left by Indonesia’s ore-export curbs.
Huge advances in all sectors from potash and uranium to copper and gold led by a 10% surge in diversified Canadian heavyweight Teck Resources.
Julian Malnic, the founder of world's first deep-sea miner Nautilus Minerals has joined the board of Deep Space Industries.
Asian Mineral Resources blazes a trail in South East Asia.
The waiting game is over. BHP Billiton has named its Perth-based spin-off company, appointing Graham Kerr as its chief executive.
The stock closed in Sydney below the $30 mark, which is the lowest it has traded in the last five years.
The sum will be given on the completion of the sale of 15% of its Solwara 1 project to an entity nominated by Papua New Guinea.
The world's largest miner has stepped up its cost-cutting plans as it battles a sharp slide in iron ore, coal and oil prices.
The country effectively halted all but processed metal shipments in January in an effort to force miners to build smelters.
After the Toronto Stock Exchange rang the closing bell today, Ivanhoe Mines (IVN.TSX) announced they were resuming development work on Platreef, their 75.7 million ounce (Indicated + Inferred) platinum-gold-nickel-copper project in South Africa.
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