Arctic summer melt to arrive by 2030.
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Asia is at a dangerous crossroads of resource dependence, geopolitical tension and environmental degradation.
The mine, scheduled to start operating in 2016, is expected to produce 5 million tonnes of coking coal a year.
Calls getting louder for domestic US rare earth production.
When Rick Rule pairs lower grades, labor strife and inefficient mines with the relentless demand for platinum and palladium, his result is an investment thesis that could pay off for bullion and equity investors.
A "scatter gun approach" to patent filing.
More bearish gold calls.
New deadline for completion is May 2.
Jim Rogers makes a case for buying North Korean coins.
The biggest Australian iron ore mine to emerge in decades would not employ any of the 1,700 foreign construction workers it had been allowed to import.
Most of the workers are believed to be ethnic Chinese attracted by the opportunities Tibet's vast mineral wealth provides.
Governments around the world have become increasingly attentive to rare earths as their strategic value has become clearer.
$102.3 million writedown in Tanzania.
The flashpoint for the armed conflict is the Kirkuk oilfield on the boundary between the two sides.
The largest wage gap was in construction.
MINING.com's first 'Twitter Mining Top Ten' list.
The deposit contains rare earths that are 20 to 30 times more concentrated than those coming from China.
New gold discoveries declined by 45% over the past decade.
India's imports averaging 87 tonnes a month helps to explain resilience of gold price despite record ETF outflows.
Mongolian state representative on Oyu Tolgoi board may be jockeying for position ahead of presidential elections.
Ben Bernanke stays on path to $4 trillion, but gold attracts no inflation-hedge buying.
The deal is the biggest-ever overseas venture for the fertilizer company.
With the long awaited Keystone XL decision looming, the Alberta government took out a $30,000 ad in the New York Times to appeal to Americans.
Paul Craig Roberts and Eric Sprott say the current financial system is headed for ruin.
For the first time in over a month, a majority of analysts see gold prices up in the coming week.