Canadian researches came to such conclusion after spending years examining waterbodies located within five kilometres of abandoned mine sites.
Nickel Mining News
Starting on July 30, the LME will start providing a set of synthetic monthly prices for the six main base metals — copper, aluminum, zinc, lead, nickel and tin.
Iron ore output hit 96.755-million tonnes in the three months to June 30, while pellet output reached 12.838-million tonnes, despite a nationwide truck drivers strike that paralyzed the country in May.
The world’s No.2 miner is selling its 40% in the giant Grasberg mine, the world’s second largest copper operation, to Indonesia’s state mining company PT Inalum.
Metal market mayhem with $13 billion worth of copper futures offloaded by lunchtime.
62% of voters support U.S. government action to encourage the use of domestically-mined minerals and decrease reliance on foreign-imported minerals, according to a poll conducted for the National Mining Association (NMA).
The Philippines is the world's No.2 nickel ore supplier after Indonesia, shipping the bulk of its output to top buyer China.
Chinese electric vehicle ecosystem continues to expand.
New report says EV boom is bifurcating nickel mining and short supply of battery-grade material will see prices climb near $30,000 mark within five years.
Even after two years of gains, industrial metals trade well below 10-year mean prices. Silver looks cheap, but gold, crude may be fully priced already.
Bears ignore soothing words about US-China trade war dropping copper to near 1-year low in frenzied trade.
Beijing Electric Vehicle Co.,is preparing for a stock-market listing and starting a battery-swap service to reduce customers’ range anxiety and keep up with similar offerings from rivals.
Shares in European carmakers are having their best trading day in two years after a U.S. official floated a proposal to eliminate vehicle-import tariffs on both sides of the Atlantic.
"Our priority is to develop our existing lithium deposit in Argentina. But we are also looking for other deposits in Chile, Argentina and Brazil,"- Eramet Chief Executive Officer Christel Bories
Don't get your hopes up.
Indonesia has extended an operating permit for Freeport's Grasberg copper-gold mine while discussions over long-term rights continue.
“China’s buoyant mood is giving way to concerns around tightening credit and a slowing manufacturing sector."
Amid the warnings, copper was listed as the top pick after palladium.
Noront CEO said the move is necessary as the company continues to lead exploration in Ontario’s massive Ring of Fire.
The Vancouver-based miner wants to identify new drilling targets at its Slättberg project.
Sibanye Canada and Regulus’ newly formed Argentinean subsidiary Aldebaran Resources will create a strategic partnership to unlock value at the copper-gold project, located in the San Juan province.
A German battery plant could help ease an expected negative impact in the workforce employed by the local automotive industry.
US law firm Bernstein Liebhard said the suit would deal with "misleading statements" made by the precious metals producer, which has had 21 fatalities on its operations so far in 2018.
Miners are urging the government to lift a six-year ban on large-scale projects in the Philippines after the state removed restrictions on smaller ventures.
Strong demand growth will be largely focused on high-grade lithium, according to research firm Roskill.