Productivity, followed by capital decisions and obtaining a social license to operate, are among the top risks global mining and metals companies face.
Countercyclical investors sitting on $8 billion unspent funds have been waiting for clear signs of a market bottom. The wait may well be over.
New study shows soaring demand for lithium in electric cars and estimates of supply growth don't come close. The opposite is true for rare earths.
First international conference about geosynthetics in mining begins Monday.
Here is one interpretation of how much is left on Earth.
Many technologies have been tested in the field or been fully installed, but their real-world applications have created constant questions around a number of fixed themes: the three-points concern cost, technology, and potential environmental impact, as well as the need for specific regulation and end-of-life management.
Vast stretches of northern Europe’s wilderness will soon host more mining companies going ahead with several projects in the area.
The last 3 years have seen a meltdown in the TSX-V share values that brought it right back to where it started almost 10 years ago.
Climbing Capital Mountain.
Now more than ever, only select mining companies are attracting investors.
Capital raising for exploration up more than 32%.
Economists say the mining boom increased Australian living standards substantially.
Gold assets among favourites.
Time for all parties to reconsider industry policies.
The proposed mine straddles the West Australian and Northern Territory border on the Browns Range Dome and is expected to produce 279,000 kg of dysprosium a year over its 10-year mine life.
Hitachi holds over 600 neodymium iron boron magnet patents, but has authorized only eight Chinese companies to use them in a total of 149 patents.
WTO ruling an afterthought as Beijing approves sweeping changes to its rare earth industry and fast-tracks state stockpiling.
China' wants astronauts on the moon early 2020s. Filling one shuttle's cargo bay with helium-3 could bring the equivalent energy of 1bn barrels of oil back to earth.
Nuclear energy production and waste disposal remain under a ban.
The industry’s aggregate market capitalization improved for the sixth month in a row in June, reaching $1.75 trillion, the highest level since January 2013.
Survey shows 9 out of ten Australian mining execs see few positives over next 12 months.
Sector on verge of major breakout.
Cost reduction measures in the mining industry could well have undermined the sector's productivity, which remains down, according to a new EY report.
State-owned and private companies from the UK, Germany, India, Brazil, Singapore and Russia are among those to benefit from the seabed regulator’s decision.
With the race on to develop non-Chinese REE sources, he suggests three projects likely to end up on the podium.
The news come only weeks after the government announced it would begin funding explorations projects to locate deposits of the coveted elements.
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