The rare earth storm has passed, but a new critical metal conundrum could be ahead for the West.
Eagle Spirit Energy Holdings and Aquilini Group say they have signed non-disclosure agreements with a substantial number of First Nations in northern British Columbia to earn a “social licence” for the project.
Goldcorp's sweetened offer is straightforward, requires no formal shareholder approval and could be completed by as early as end-April.
The 8% one-day drop in the iron ore price in March was the result of a new dynamic in the market: panicked selling by traders using ore as loan collateral.
Bolivian President Evo Morales and leaders of the National Federation of Mining Cooperatives have formed a commission to quickly redraft at least three controversial articles of the recently-approved ruling.
China's iron ore imports jump 21% to 74 million tonnes while copper imports surge 31%.
Canada invited this week Coal India ltd., the world’s largest coal miner to explore mining opportunities in the country.
The agreement with three parties lays out a series of proposed financing transactions for the mine, the world’s biggest undeveloped source of diamonds.
The sweetened hostile offer for Osisko trumps friendly bid from Yamana Gold Inc.
Pure silver production increased 26% to 1.89 million ounces, while gold output rose 23% to 18,519 ounces.
The recommendation comes from Proxy advisory service Institutional Shareholder Services, the same firm that last year called shareholders to vote against the Barrick's approach to compensation.
The stock fell almost 26% in Sydney after the company announced it expects be suspended from trading later this month.
The closely-watched Thomson Reuters GFMS annual copper survey paints a grim picture for the copper price in 2014 and beyond.
Personal assistants at large mining companies and PR people were the most targeted by online criminals.
Rio becomes the second large diversified miner, after Anglo American, to back out of the project in less than seven months.
Doyle, 63, will probably be remembered the most as the CEO who fended off BHP Billiton’s hostile takeover bid for the Canadian fertilizer producer.
No injuries. No motive.
Sector still relatively small compared to central Canada and the US.
A diversified selection of commodity stocks is key.
The price of the soil nutrient is down 25% in a year.
In the first quarter 2014, total production was 34.5 million pounds of copper and 566 thousand pounds of molybdenum, a 49% and 59% increase, respectively, since the first quarter 2013.
Less National Enquirer tabloid stuff .
Mining companies in Zambia use about 68% of the country’s electricity, while less than a quarter of the population has access to it.
Car maker Tesla prefers suppliers in North America for its $5 billion lithium-ion battery "gigafactory" in the southwest US which could provide a boost for Fortune Minerals proposed refinery near Saskatoon .
Canada should allow more private ownership of mineral rights, particularly from First Nations, says the Fraser Institute latest report.
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