The company that sealed the high-profile deal to supply lithium to electric carmaker is in fact London-based Rare Earth Minerals (LON:REM).
London-based Bacanora Minerals and Rare Earth Minerals have received the go-ahead to supply lithium hydroxide to Tesla's lithium-ion battery megafactory from its clay deposit in Mexico's north-west should the new project reach production.
U.S. Rare Earths Inc. will apply a new method that assists in the recycling, recovery and extraction process of the coveted elemenst, used as ingredients in magnets, batteries, catalytic converters and high-tech products
The former superstar of rare earths mining said it has decided to put the California facility on "care and maintenance" mode by Oct. 20 due to weak prices.
Despite current adverse conditions, advisory firm Behre Dolbear is recommending mining stakeholders to focus on markets that have been able to ride the wave relatively well so far.
Canadian junior and mid-tier mining companies also raised 62% more capital in the second quarter than in 2014.
Appian Capital founder Michael Scherb: "You're now seeing the same changes in mining that happened in oil and gas which is now heavily supported by PE"
Today may be the end of this trend of divergence. US equities are at a precipice: fueled by low rates and quantitative easing for years, they have finally started to tumble from record highs.
Chinese rail freight tonnage – a key indicator for economic activity and the commodities trade – has plunged by 10.2% this year.
New techniques for tailings treatment and sulfide ore recovery will see low-cost environmentally friendly heap leaching take another giant leap forward.
Technoinvest Alliance, one of Russia’s largest producers of rare earths is considering investing up to US$320 million in the development of Zashihinskoe field, one of Russia’s largest rare earths reserves.
First Nation support for resource projects has become increasingly important to their success.
The facility aims to test a new lithium minerals process developed by the company over the past year.
About 90% of China’s rare earth producers are currently operating at a loss as prices for the coveted elements continue to drop due to a global glut and illegal mining.
Stock markets in Canada and the United States fell sharply on the news that China had allowed the yuan to drop 2%.
Simon Moores, managing director of London-based Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, and the firm's analyst, Andrew Miller, provide insight into minerals that they say need to shed their labels as traditional commodities and embrace their future as niche, raw-material solutions for a growing list of technology manufacturers.
One of the world’s leading battery manufacturers, Panasonic Corp, is predicting significant growth in emerging markets for lithium-ion batteries.
It’s an issue that the Canadians for Tax Fairness and the Liberal Party of Canada appear to be hoping to make a federal election issue.
There are good companies doing promising work. Yes, the news flow is slower than in better markets, but that doesn’t mean it’s crickets out there.
While analyst predict a rebound in hard-hit rare earth prices later this year, it is still unclear whether companies outside China, the world’s largest producer, will be able to challenge its dominance.
The frozen payment corresponds to what the Kyrgyz Republic was told by an international arbitration court to give Stans for revoking its rare earth mining licenses in the country.
Luisa Moreno, managing partner and analyst with Toronto-based Tahuti Global, says there are many things investors must pay attention to when it comes to critical metals projects, but nothing should trump metallurgy.
Study shows half of a mining project's value can be lost due to permitting delays.
Mark Fellows, director of metals consulting at SNL Metals & Mining, explains why permitting delays happen, what they’re costing our economy and how to fix it.
Global miners could be at risk of losing valuable exploration and operating licences unless they step up their efforts to award work to suppliers in the locality of contracts.
Implementation of “free, prior and informed consent” policies vital tool to prevent conflict and costs to companies, reveals study published Thursday by Oxfam.
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