First time a country partners with privates to boost the development of the industry.
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An official endorsement of such mission would pave the way for several other for-profit space ventures currently in the works.
Iran's national development plan targets production of 2 million tonnes of copper per year by 2025.
Improving agriculture with crop-specific satellite images.
By far the best performing base metal of last year, lead demand has run into serious headwinds this year – lithium's just one of them.
Significant brown and greenfield projects through 2020 nearly outnumber the next ten countries on the list.
Funds will be used to deploy and operate the firm's Earth observation program, known as Ceres.
Project to extend life of Hecla Mining's Lucky Friday silver mine beyond 2040.
Sprott monthly market update with Rick Rule: Cobalt bubble coming; Kaminak & The Yukon; streaming & royalties
In the current bull market, with more equity available, streaming and royalty companies continue to provide much needed revenue in the base metals and industrial materials sectors.
Seven trading days in and already global mining investors are nursing double digit declines as everything from copper to met coal to silver take a beating.
It’s home to just a half-million people, but the country is not thinking small when it comes to the future of mining.
Deltion Innovations aims to design a drill that would prospect for water, ice and resources on the moon and beyond.
The measure is part of a wider revision of the 2009 mining law that led to Indonesia's export edicts and other regulations.
The move comes only three months after U.S. President Barack Obama signed a space exploitation law.
Mining hits a BRIC wall.
Once a figment of science fiction films, the sometimes risky notion of mining in space may soon become a reality if asteroid miners have their way.
Three of the world's top mining companies are now trading over 90% below their boom year highs as the 2016 commodity sell-off gathers pace.
What Planetary Resources' 3D-printed model so impressive is the fact that it’s made entirely out of metal that’s not from Earth.
Eight of the world's highest elevation mines are in one country
Mexican authorities say about 450 tonnes of material was released.
For all the wrong reasons.
Russia, Canada, Norway, Denmark and the United States are posturing for Arctic supremacy.
Metals discovered from exploration worth about $700 billion.
Base metals rally across the board on hopes of Chinese government intervention in physical and futures markets and long overdue domestic output cuts.
While the law lets citizens mine, sell and own riches mined in space, it does not grant sovereignty, ownership, exclusive rights or jurisdiction over any celestial body.