Vanadium redox flow batteries have a 20+ year lifespan and at the end of the battery’s mechanical life, the electrolyte can be re-used over and over again.
Australia Mining News
The world's no. 4 iron ore miner cut its fiscal 2019 shipments estimate to 165 million-170 million tonnes, down from 165 million-173 million tonnes.
Production of coking fell to 990 kilo tonnes during the March quarter from 1.6 million tonnes in the second quarter.
Newmont Goldcorp is now the world’s largest gold producer by market value, output and reserves, as well as the only bullion producer listed on the S&P 500 Index.
The Anglo-Australian miner lowered projections for its fiscal 2019 iron ore production to 265 million-270 million tonnes.
New report "debunks commentary calling for peak gold."
Rio Tinto's warning to mining lobby groups that they have to acknowledge the threat of climate change is likely a sign that the industry will inevitably fracture into two camps.
The 1,000-km rail line is used by miners including Glencore, MMG Ltd and South 32 to carry zinc and lead concentrate.
Output of rare earths oxides in the quarter ending March 31 was 5,444 tonnes, compared with 4,110 tonnes produced last year.
Melbourne, Australia: Orica (ASX: ORI), the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems, today announced the release of new features to their digital blast optimisation platform, BlastIQ™.
Deal creates the world’s largest gold producer by market value, output and reserves.
Investment will go towards more drilling, orebody studies, infrastructure improvements and permitting activities.
It’s been a stormy month for benchmark coal prices in Asia, with the potential for reverberations across the globe.
Deal creates the world’s largest gold producer by output, robing Barrick of its recently cemented supremacy.
The centre will investigate opportunities for greater efficiencies in the extraction and refinement of battery minerals.
The company churned out 18,170 tonnes of zinc metal in the March quarter.
The rare earths miner said its board had concluded it would not engage with retail and industrial conglomerate Wesfarmers, stating its unsolicited takeover offer undervalues Lynas' intellectual property.
The miner has found further mineralization at its Cascabel copper-gold project. Cascabel is believed to have the potential to become one of the largest copper-gold assets ever discovered.
The company does not say whether this would impact shipping of the mineral.
The company has taken a step closer to the construction of the Carmichael coal mine in Australia after winning federal approval for its groundwater management plan.
Iron ore’s poised to hit $100 a ton, according to Citigroup, which highlighted “very, very low” seaborne cargoes just as data from China may show a pick-up in demand.
There are some signs that the rapid decline in thermal coal prices in recent months has moved the market into oversold territory.
Lynas, one of the world’s main suppliers of rare earths outside China, said it was open to processing materials closer to its Australian mine if that meant it can renew its licence in the Southeast Asian country.
Fundraising by unlisted funds for investment in natural resource reached a record $93 billion last year.
Many in the industry have emphasized the importance of copper in the quest for a lower carbon economy.