"The impact of the draft law on the minerals industry will be to halt current minerals exploration and development in Mongolia and greatly discourage any future investment."
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Things are moving in the junior otash sector in Canada.
HSBC says the Middle Kingdom is replacing the United States and Europe as the driving force behind the world economy
Prime Minister O'Neill declare Ok Tedi chairman banned from PNG until BHP surrenders cedes assets to government.
Panamax coal freight rates on established routes from South Africa's Richards Bay and Indonesia to India ended the week stable to slightly lower on Friday, amid a pick up in fixture activity
Police on Saturday seized nine truckloads of steam coal, in one of the biggest raids on illegal miners, near the Tati Jharia police station on NH-100, about 30 km from here, said SP Manoj Kaushik.
The initiative taken by the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to introduce a law to regulate commodities and derivatives markets has fizzled out for now, as the Ministry of Law and Justice has said the platform used by the securities market regulator to bring in the regulation was not appropriate.
Rio Tinto’s iconic Argyle pink diamonds are the focus of celebrations in Jaipur, capital of the Indian state of Rajasthan.
China and India resort to alternatives following 10-fold rise in potash prices last decade
Karnalyte wants to be independent Saskatchewan player.
Canada Lithium Signs Off-take Agreement with Marubeni for up to 5,000 tonnes per year of Lithium Carbonate
It has signed a three-year distributorship agreement with Marubeni Corporation, one of Japan's largest commodities trading companies.
Scientists from Japan plan to search the floor of the Pacific Ocean for rare earth deposits in bid to reduce the nation's dependence on China for the key industrial materials
These aren't the only countries facing creeping nationalization
Tianjin China Mining Conference highlights overseas acquisitions rush
Nautilus says it has had no contact with Bailey and is seeking more information about the bid.
if they manage to crack thorium, the world will need less oil, coal, and gas than feared.
Natural resources are underutilized and could provide more opportunities
Australian miner rockets 14% after saying first commercial rare earths available within weeks. Molycorp et al surge in sympathy.
Wealthy 32-year-old Indian man expects to dazzled the ladies.
Four leading Asian economies currently account for almost of Iran's exports of oil
Imports of rare earth minerals from China plunged in 2012, while Japan-sourced supplies more than tripled
New survey reveals significant anti-foreign sentiment
Unconventional gas is becoming increasingly popular across the Asia-Pacific, as demand for natural gas grows throughout the region’s major industrialized nations.
Embattled Bumi Resources swings into $652 million loss after derivative trade goes wrong.
A second wave of raw materials demand from India and Brazil will support the global mining industry says global accountancy firm KPMG