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The most exciting news from a mining exploration stock is a high-grade drilling result.
Manganese is a critical and irreplaceable element used in steel production and used widely as a battery component.
He joins a growing list of chairmen who are leaving some of the world's' top mining companies, including BHP Billiton and Anglo American.
You've probably given little thought to a perennially overlooked metal called cobalt, even though chances are you’re reading this very article on a device powered by a battery containing a significant proportion of the metal.
A number of suspensions, most notably Katanga Mining in the DRC, have contributed to a tight metal market.
Sam Walsh's bonuses, potentially worth millions, had been delayed for at least two years as investigations continue into dubious payments related to Simandou iron ore project in Africa.
The Gochagar Lake project, until now property of Diamond Hunter, consists of four claims covering 3,759 hectares located in northern Saskatchewan.
Sherritt's dream of lifting Madagascar out of poverty and making a handsome packet for itself from the proceeds of a huge nickel mine appear to be in jeopardy.
Glencore is upping its presence in the African mining landscape through the purchase of stakes in two mines it already partially owns.
Ellis Martin speaks with Simon Moores, an analyst at Benchmark Mineral Intelligence a London-based consultancy and research firm focusing on critical and industrial metals.
A leaked White House memo, which outlines the suspension of a portion of the Dodd-Frank rule on ‘conflict minerals’, will exacerbate already high levels of violence in DR Congo.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission is reconsidering the rule, which requires companies to trace and report whether their products contain minerals from a war-torn part of Africa.
Frank discusses the gold and bond markets and how they have been driven by global uncertainty.
Every once in a while, a previously underappreciated metal rises to prominence.
Fortune Minerals announces appointment of PWC as Financial Advisor to arrange NICO project financing
Lithium-ion battery demand for cobalt and supply chain concerns contribute to favorable financing environment.
State-owned Gecamines clears final hurdle for Freeport and Lundin's blockbuster sale of one of Africa's largest copper mines.
New report says the underlying question for investors lies on the risk/reward balance — whether outstanding geology beats corruption and security issues.
Mines Minister Martin Kabwelulu said he “didn’t believe” the government needed to authorize changes in ownership in that or any project.
Fortune Minerals Limited is pleased to report that the Government of Canada, the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Tlicho Government have jointly announced federal funding for the construction of the Tlicho All-Season Road to the community of Whati.
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The Swiss firm already has a 69% stake in the DRC mine, which jointly owns with Israeli mining tycoon Dan Gertler.
With only a couple of exceptions, metal and mineral prices rallied in 2016 – see at a glance how far the industry has come.
Two separate business groups focused on electronics supply chains have launched initiatives to try to stop children from mining cobalt in the DRC.
Congolese security forces accused of shooting civilians in the southern city of Lubumbashi.