The mining industry is said to be one of the worst performers in matters of gender diversity. In fact, women represent only 16% of the workforce in the mining sector.
The return to higher exports would be driven in part by at least 16 major projects likely to go into production within five years.
As mining companies reinforce their push to minimise costs, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are at risk of losing market share if their product quality, after sales services and inventories, is not improved.
Capacscaya also has significant amounts of copper, zinc, cobalt, aluminum and iron ore.
Tantalus Rare Earths AG (“Tantalus”) (ISIN DE000A1MMFF4) is delighted to announce the signing of a multi-year supply contract for rare earth oxides with ThyssenKrupp Metallurgical Products GmbH (“ThyssenKrupp”).
Production capacity of lithium-ion batteries is anticipated to more than triple by 2020.
Prospecting, whether for precious or base metals, is of course the integral first step in the process of discovery, walking the bush and hammering rocks means boots on the ground.
Work has begun on testing process flow modeling for separations processing and commercial component feasibility. The test work aims to prove process flows and the scalability of RES’ proprietary separations technology.
As a name, Mountain Pass is as generic as they come. But, for a time, the mine supplied most of the metals used in the world’s electronics.
In this frank assessment of everything from gold and diamonds to potash and zinc, Kaiser Research Online author John Kaiser names for The Mining Report readers the companies that could be swept up in a rush to security of supply.
Mick Davis hasn't spent a cent of his $6bn, but private money and non-mining players' share of M&A has already doubled in less than three years.
Last night Tesla Motors launched a new range of batteries that can power homes and commercial buildings at a fraction of the expected cost.
Minerals are the bedrock of the manufacturing industry.
In this interview with The Mining Report, Castilloux discusses four REE projects that continue to advance, as well as companies making strides with REE extraction and separation technologies.
After five consecutive months of decline, global mining exploration began showing signs of life in March, particularly in the gold sector, a new report shows.
China is the globe's top mining country, but its alarming reserves-to-production ratio is forcing domestic miners to hunt for deals in the rest of the world.
Beijing had been widely expected to eliminate tariffs and quotas on rare earth shipments after a World Trade Organization panel branded them discriminatory last year.
Rupert Merer analyzes that growing energy sector for National Bank Financial and tells The Mining Report why betting on the future of renewables is a prudent strategy for profit growth.
Director of $1bn fund discusses Denham's unique approach, the vibrant parts of the M&A market and what juniors should do to attract capital.
Molycorp will supply Siemens with rare earth materials over the next 10 years.
Beijing ups production limits for 2015 by 12% to 52,500 tonnes after exports bounce back, pulling the plug on a brief rally in rare earth prices.
Quebec's $1 billion Capital Mines Hydrocarbures fund is close to buying equity stakes in mining projects outside iron ore worth as much as $200m a shot.
Mining transactions almost doubled last year and the trend is likely to stretch over 2015, as lower commodity prices are making some unprofitable.
Many countries, notably China, Japan and South Korea, are scrambling for the abundant rare earth resources of North Korea, enabling the Kim Jong-un regime to extract maximum economic and political gains.
According to the agreement, TRER will supply up to 300,000 pounds of natural uranium concentrates (U308) per year based upon a pricing formula indexed to U308 spot prices at the times of delivery.
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