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Far-reaching new mining rules ease a controversial ban on exports of nickel ore and bauxite.
Private capital funds raised $2.1 billion for mining and metals investment in 2016 – this year 13 funds are targeting $10 billion says new study.
Auryn Resources will use the C$41 million for 55,000m of exploration drilling across six gold-copper-silver projects in Canada and Peru this year.
With only a couple of exceptions, metal and mineral prices rallied in 2016 – see at a glance how far the industry has come.
TABLE: China's copper demand grew 11-fold in 15 years – the rest of the world shrunk. Sans China, the nickel market would've barely broken a million tonnes.
Moody's says base-metals will come under pressure in 2017 – and that includes the zinc price.
New report predicts US infrastructure spending promised by president-elect could propel global growth to highest since 2011 further boosting metals demand.
Global miners have been cutting spending on new projects and expansions since 2012.
Industrial metals surge as US president elect vows massive infrastructure spending – budget could top $500 billion.
The funding, which includes direct investment and grants, aims to help the asteroid mining company launch its first commercial prospecting mission by 2020.
Black Star deposit at Mount Isa in Australia depleted after 13 years of operation.
He envisions people living in big glass-carbon fiber domes on the surface, with additional areas mined out below the surface by robots for "industrial" uses.
Grupo Mexico’s project is being scrutinized once again.
A moratorium in place since 2003 bans open-pit mining and the use of cyanide for metal recovery.
While many still see space mining as science fiction, global recruitment expert Fircroft has compiled data that proves it feasible.
Resistance breach shows significant upside potential for base metals.
A large lead and zinc deposit, allegedly China's largest, has been discovered in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, local authorities announced on Sunday.
Extended mineralization and new zone discovered at its Santander mine in Peru.
The main challenge for mining near-Earth celestial bodies is neither technology nor cost, but simply “convincing people it is realistic,” says Dr. Phil Metzger.
It jumped 30% in July when compared to the same month last year.
OSIRIS-REx will collect samples from an asteroid and return them to Earth, in what it could be a pivotal step for firms currently planning to tap into the space mining business.
China's domestic iron ore, copper, nickel, zinc, lead and bauxite mining output is slowing dramatically.
And one that's ultra-bearish.
Bolivia seized three of Glencore’s operations in nine years and the Swiss giant is now initiating arbitration proceedings against the South American nation.