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.
Superchargers replenish half a charge in as little as 20 minutes.
Metals, minerals play critical roles in smartphones, electric vehicles.
Firm struggled to increase output due to problems at Malaysian plant.
Parliamentary report says half of globe's known rare earth reserves are in Canada and China's deposits could be worked out within three decades.
Mining lobby lambastes findings.
There is an estimated 104,300 metric tons of thorium and rare earth element-rich veins in the area where MMG Limited has been granted exploration rights.
Net profits from progressing economies-based miners reached $24 billion in 2013, compared to a net loss of $4 billion for developed market firms.
The country's ’s new mineral resources law, which is awaiting the President’s signature, faces growing opposition as the mines minister, industry and opposition seek review.
Don't underestimate Beijing's resolve to crack down on its dirty, low-tech industry and the effect it will have on supply and prices says two new reports.
The company plans to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, including funding ongoing operations and/or capital requirements, and discretionary capital programs.
Brent Cook from Exploration Insights chats with Cambridge House Live anchor Vanessa Collette about the state of the junior mining sector.
The first two to hit the market are neodymium and dysprosium, needed for manufacturing powerful magnets that work at high temperatures.
The toxic time bomb set by China’s rare earths mining boom is set to boost the prospects for some of the $12 billion of projects being developed outside the world’s biggest supplier.
US rare earth miner up sharply from historic lows in heavy volume.
Finding may provide a new and more available ingredient for manufacturing motors for hybrid and electric cars, as well as generators.
The electric motor company's plans to double the globe's battery output will up graphite demand 152%, but sourcing cobalt outside the Congo could prove difficult.
The country sees a growing opportunity for other players beside China.
Morgan Stanley downgrades rare earth miner over predictions of huge revenue shortfall.
In this interview with The Mining Report, economist Daniela Desormeaux, founder of signumBOX and widely quoted expert on industrial chemicals, shines a light on the lithium industry for investors looking for a new opportunity.
Cost cutting by mining companies may damage the viability of advancing future projects.
Companies’ low valuation, the current focus on operational efficiency in the mining sector, and the chase for overseas assets by Chinese investors, are pushing deals up.
Canadian mining and metals deals plunged 51% in terms of value and 13% when it comes to volume in the first quarter of 2014. Yet results show a sustained improvement, says EY's latest report.
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