Miners and explorers are only spending a third of what they did four years ago – and proportion of greenfield exploration are at record lows.
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World's top carmaker says first vehicles using new catalyst technology that reduces PGM loads by 20% will leave assembly line later this year.
The world's number five diversified miner posted its first annual net profit in five years.
Seaborne coal, tin prices are the big exceptions.
Judge revoked an interim order that prevented the company from relocating graves present at its Platreef platinum group metals mine, in Limpopo Province.
The private space exploration firm has enough money to hit the moon by the end of 2017.
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Years of underinvestment in top producer South Africa affecting supply.
World Bank's 2017 outlook says US impact on commodity markets diminished, but it's still number 1 for oil and number 2 in copper, aluminum and lead.
It was an up and down year for commodities, but things ultimately finished in the black.
With only a couple of exceptions, metal and mineral prices rallied in 2016 – see at a glance how far the industry has come.
The global mining industry rebounded from multi-year lows in 2016 – MINING.com's most popular posts of the year tell the story.
Turnaround in GDP expansion in world's top commodity consumer over the past few months "almost as sharp as in 2009" says new study.
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.
Global platinum mine or metal content in ore production is set to rise from 6.4 million ounces in 2015 to 6.7 million ounces by 2020, representing compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.7%, according to the latest report from research and consulting firm GlobalData.
Down $110 in December.
The African nation produces some 70% of the globe's platinum.
While the miner is not longer being pressed to include its platinum assets in the divestment plan, the issue of how to package mines and which ones to include, remains a bone of contention.
Ample above ground stocks, rising mine supply could dampen prospects for 2016 best performing precious metal.
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Global miners have been cutting spending on new projects and expansions since 2012.
The funding, which includes direct investment and grants, aims to help the asteroid mining company launch its first commercial prospecting mission by 2020.
Miners have to look at debt, private investors and alternative financing like pre-pays for growth capital according to new report.
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.
AMCU has been demanding pay hikes of more than 50% for its lowest paid members and a 15% hike for its higher paid members.