Output rose to 284 tonnes in 2014, the highest in 11 years, speeding up the depletion of high-grade mine reserves.
PDAC delegates in Toronto told overnight that emerging powerhouse economies would drive the future global demand for uranium, nowhere more so than that from China and India.
While the earth contains enough potash to meet the increased global demand for crop production, some regions lack potash deposits needed for optimal food crop yields, the latest global assessment of the resource by the USGS shows.
New World Gold Corp. executives say that since the discovery several companies, including a Chinese group, have approached them with offers.
Global exploration spending dropped 26% in last year, compared with 2013, as several juniors threw in the towel and producing miners slammed the brakes on capital and exploration expenditure.
25-point base rate cut from People's Bank of China.
The equipment maker brings the Lanter Festival to a remote Chinese village.
The cuts include scaling back some operations and deferring projects. Further job cuts to follow.
Beijing preps New Year's gift and new report points to another 20% rise from here.
The world’s No. 1 iron ore producer by volume posted a second consecutive quarterly loss.
Interest in the high-end model, featuring 18-karat gold casing, is picking up.
China is set to launch a link between gold markets in Shanghai and Hong Kong this year following a landmark stock connect scheme, aiming to enhance its pricing power of gold contracts and ultimately challenge its competitors in the West.
Number one Barrick Gold's output drops in 2014, but fellow Canadian firm Agnico Eagle adds 30% to production ounces.
Red metal has now clawed back 62% of its 2015 losses after Chinese manufacturing expands for the first time in four months.
Chinese Novel Sunrise Investments has agreed to buy 48.7 million shares in SouthGobi —which was once worth over US$2.4 billion —for 35 cents per share in cash.
Within the Earth’s crust, there is 1 gram of silver for every 12.5 tonnes of earth (27,600 lbs). This makes silver very difficult to find. To understand silver supply, we must first discover how economic silver deposits form.
Weak iron ore prices have become the accepted industry norm, but the world's top miner also has bad news for those hoping for a pick-up in the long term.
The potash and oil-rich province was placed at the top of the Fraser Institute's annual rank of mining companies.
Chinese companies press forward with plans to process coal into other fuels, despite water scarcity and excess climate change pollution
Once fully operational, the Husab mine will have the potential to produce 15 million pounds of uranium oxide.
The bottom is in, says Gwen Preston, founder of the Resource Maven, but the next bull market in gold hasn't yet arrived.
Thermal coal prices have jumped 22% in a month as mines close. Surging Indian imports, set to overtake China's in 2015, will support prices longer term.
Declining properties values in China are hammering copper.
International anxiety may be good for gold prices, as gold continues to have a place as a store of value in uncertain times, says Mike Niehuser of Scarsdale Securities.
Output at Canadian gold mines surged 29% last year, surpassing South Africa for the first time in history. US production dives more than 8%.
Customs data show export volumes from China, producer of more than 80% of the world's rare earths, are soaring even as average prices fall by 48%.
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