While the law lets citizens mine, sell and own riches mined in space, it does not grant sovereignty, ownership, exclusive rights or jurisdiction over any celestial body.
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The Sonora project holds 5.0 million tonnes of lithium carbonate equivalent, which is 337% higher that the previously reported 1.14 million tonnes.
Unless demand picks up or more miners cut output, prices for raw materials are set to stay low for years, or worse, continue to drop, the investment bank predicts.
The biggest drops were in the construction sector in Latin America (-41%) and in the resources industry in Asia (-37%).
Sales of excavators expected in China for entire 2015 is fewer than the total in March 2011 alone.
The beleaguered rare earths producer has announced a plan to restructure that may include the sale of its Mountain Pass mine in California.
A small statute in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Protection Act is wreaking havoc in the Congo, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow David Grantham.
Until now, there was no legislature clarifying issues such as whether resources mined from celestial bodies could be sold on Earth.
Learn in today's infographic how the "Industrial Internet", or the convergence of the global industrial sector with big data and the internet of things, is ushering in a new age of efficiency in mining.
Avalon Rare Metals expects to publish the project's Preliminary Economic Assessment by the end of the month.
Elon Musk famously proposed the idea of the Hyperloop a few years ago, and suggested it could be a revolutionary method for travel based on available technology today.
The Gold Report reached out to experts who have been around through enough cycles to know and asked for the clues they watch that an acquisition might be imminent
Ben Graham value investing now exists in the mining space – the type of investing that Warren Buffet is famous for.
The importance of going beyond environmental considerations when planning the lifecycle of mines to include socioeconomic considerations was a key topic discussed at the last UNCTAD meeting.
At fifth plenum Beijing recommits to high economic growth rates, faster urbanization and indicates it's willing to step in to make it happen.
The Japanese Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) has signed a deal with local authorities to jointly explore for rare earths in the Karaganda and Kostanay regions.
Since the end of the “flash crash” that hit markets on August 24, when the Dow dropped 1,100 points in the first five minutes of trading, miners have been up.
The increase in prices by China's largest rare earth miner will not have a material effect on global prices or demand, according to a leading expert on the sector.
U.S.-led project aims to make it easier and less expensive to obtain rare earth elements from various waste streams from the phosphate industry.
In 2011, during the peak of the so-called “mining boom”, the sector was worth nearly US$2.5 trillion.
“There’s no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share, no chance” —Microsoft chief executive, Steve Ballmer, June 2007.
Indian Rare Earths Limited is now producing rare earths from monazite sand: a low cost strategy that works in a low REE-price environment.
All you need to know about mining and metals and the role the sector plays in key industries of the global economy in one simple table.
In this interview with The Gold Report, Harris discusses some companies getting the best out of Colombia and others that hope to.
As a result, all rare earths producers inside and outside China are facing extremely challenging conditions, say insiders.
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