The number of electric cars, including battery-electric, plug-in hybrid electric and fuel cell electric passenger light-duty vehicles, increased by 57% in 2017 from the previous year.
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While the global mining industry is quickly becoming more digitally mature, that transformation continues to focus on productivity and profitability, rather than on much needed innovation, a new study shows.
India seeks to import gold and diamonds for value-addition before exporting them.
About 13 people died at the site last week after police opened fire as locals protested against alleged pollution.
Chinese officials are currently looking at boosting purchases from West Virginia in particular.
The land is located in the northern area of the giant Salar del Hombre Muerto salt flat.
A combination of bad news across its operating industries has made Vedanta one of the biggest losers this year among the 10-member S&P BSE India Metal Index.
Deadly protests last week over alleged pollution from the Tuticorin smelter have prolonged a shutdown of the 400,000 tonnes-a-year operation. This time it seems to be forever.
A company executive says Vedanta is not looking to set up plant elsewhere.
Physical gold demand remained subdued this week in most Asian hubs as prices rebounded following an initial dip.
As follow-up to the audit, the environment minister issued two decrees that gave Freeport six months to overhaul management of its mine waste at Grasberg.
Iron ore is still a long way behind other commodity markets, such as crude oil, where paper trade exceeds physical by large multiples.
Demand for electric vehicles, using cobalt in batteries, could spark a deficit of cobalt as soon as 2022.
Despite its insatiable appetite for materials, India is yet to impose itself among the mining heavyweights like Australia, China or even the U.K.
India is the world's biggest consumer of silver, which is mainly used for jewellery making in the country.
The pollution control board of Tamil Nadu said the smelter was found last week to be preparing to resume production without permission.
With new technologies providing opportunities for growth, mining companies are preparing to launch into a new wave of investment.
There’s a well-thumbed playbook for how deals involving gold mines in the remote jungles of Indonesia are meant to turn out.
Company confirmed is in talks to sell its stake in the world’s second largest copper mine to Indonesia’s Inalum.
Forecasted industry fundamentals point to an environment favoring higher diamond prices over a period of at least the next four years.
The international NGO in a report on Tuesday estimates the Taliban earns $2.5 million to $10 million a year from mining talc alone.
Rio Tinto has called for less interference at its giant copper and gold mine in Mongolia, as it moves forward with an underground expansion.
Libert’aime by Forevermark offers a diamond jewellery range that has been designed with a young, fashion-forward self-purchasing consumer in mind.
Chinese cobalt producers such as Jinchuan Group and Wanbao Mining said they were ramping up production to sate an anticipated demand boom from EVs.
The unit has been shut for more than 50 days.