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The Arkyd-6 spacecraft includes core technology that will be used in the company’s asteroid exploration program.
The mining veteran could face competition from internal candidates, including former head of UK gas company Centrica, Sam Laidlaw, who now sits on Rio’s board.
Trafigura Group provides $200m in funding to Finland's Terrafame nickel mine, which plans to start producing material for electric vehicle batteries by 2020.
Global deficit in nickel supply to drop 53,000 tonnes in 2018 from 98,000 tonnes this year, partly due to recovery in Chinese production growth.
This year, copper was shoved out of the London limelight by new hot metals such as lithium, cobalt and nickel.
BHP CCO Balhuizen says while 2017 marks "tipping point" for EVs entering mainstream of metals demand forecasting, in terms of sales mass move is further off.
Mike Beck gives a provides a detailed analysis on lithium, uranium, and nickel.
World's biggest miner is getting ready to provide enough copper for the 140 million electric cars forecast by 2035.
Commodity markets are being turned upside down by the EV revolution.
Battery boom promises new and growing market for high-grade nickel products, but half the world's supply of the metal is unsuitable for battery production.
Russia's Norilsk Nickel, the world's second-largest nickel and top palladium producer, reaffirmed its previous 2017 output forecast on Monday after a strong third quarter.
Prices for cobalt metal, used in production of electric vehicle batteries, have tripled to nine-year peaks above $30 a pound from below $10 a pound in late 2015.
"Barrick must be stopped!", a junior miner wrote.
While an estimated 61 larger miners will pay more, about 30,000 smaller miners seen as larger job creators will pay less.
Mines minister says will follow new recommendations of environment regulator reviving projects like giant Tampakan, Silangan copper-gold mines.
President Xi's enormous power means his pet projects like One Belt–One Road and Xiongan New Area will receive the full backing of the state.
The complex would be called the Giant Nickel All Season Resort.
What would happen if you flipped a switch, and suddenly every new car that came off assembly lines was electric?
Iron ore production rose 3.3% compared with the same period last year to hit a fresh quarterly record of 95.1 million tonnes.
Move is part of a wider review of low performing assets after new Chief Executive Fabio Schvartsman took charge in June.
Fire shrinks Mt Whaleback iron ore production, but output at world's largest copper mine Escondida in Chile jumps 23%.
Lepanto was among more than two dozen companies ordered halted by a sacked minister who led an environmental crackdown.
The project will be the Japanese company’s first desalination plant and it is estimated to require an investment of around $623 million (70 billion Yen).
Freeport agreed in August to divest a 51% stake in Grasberg to local interests in return for full operational control until 2041 plus fiscal and legal guarantees, but a final deal has still to be reached.