Molycorp says the Chlor-Alkali plant at its Mountain Pass, California rare earth mine is now operational, which should see it reach cash-flow break-even this year.
Grant Thornton International’s annual mining industry study.
'I suspect that the rally we are in now is a false rally' – Rick Rule
You didn't really think that junior miners would languish forever, did you? Junior mining stocks are starting to make a careful climb from the depths after tax-loss selling in December.
Other two Canadian jurisdictions —New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador— also made it to the top 10 worldwide. Kyrgyzstan and Venezuela, named the two countries mining enthusiasts should stay away from.
But producers Molycorp and Lynas haven't joined the rally in the rare earth sector this year.
Renken, senior geologist and analyst with VSA Capital, calls 2014 a soft year for gold and silver prices, but foresees stronger prices—and demand—for nickel, copper and tech metals as the year progresses.
Industry revenue grew 8%, but profits slumped 28% as China continues crackdown on illegal mining, smuggling and uncompetitive producers.
France resurrects its 17th century economic policy, sets up state miner to explore for rare earths and gold focusing on francophone Africa and South America.
And why did Forbes rank Geology as the 7th most valuable college major?
Evaluating rare earth projects is a tricky business, and the ambiguous reporting methods some companies use don't make it any easier.
Other than the tax credit deferment, Canada's new budget doesn't include any significant changes for the country’s mining and metals industry.
The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada congratulates the Government of Canada on its Economic Action Plan 2014 that includes specific supports for the mineral exploration and development sector.
With our monthly Rare Earths MMI® remaining flat at 34 in February, the rare earths market still looks to be depressed. The 2014 supply surplus thatwe mused about last month looks to have taken hold – at least as far as cerium …
EY's Canadian Mining Eye index shows a 9% loss in Q4 2013 and 45% for the year.
However, the report says those funds are unlikely to be available to junior miners.
Rare earth elements are an essential ingredient of modern technologies, but poor regulation has led to environmental ruin
US fighting back against China’s domination of these elements, used in everything from mobile phones to missiles
Baby boomers are retiring and even if only a small fraction of new projects take off, the ensuing skills shortage will bring back mining jobs boom.
While many emerging markets are teetering right now, noted economist Nouriel Roubini says chance of a fully-fledged crisis is low.
Since successfully landing on the moon 45 Years ago, scientists have found a high concentration of minerals in the rock samples brought back for testing.
The Canadian Mining Associations' latest report reveals a 'dramatic increase' in the number of Canadians employed in mining and related sectors.
Exploration and evaluation expenditure for Q4 2013 totalled $166 million, a decrease of 19%.
Junior venture companies in Canada are finally seeing a significant lift.
More than ever, companies, government and academia are forming partnerships to solve a global problem—the ongoing need for scarce critical materials.
The bill generally adds certain requirements to the application for conversion, most of which codify existing industry best practices.
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