Quebec okays $750M phosphate mine

Andrew Topf | March 19, 2015
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The Quebec government has given the go-ahead to build a controversial phosphate rock mine in a region best known for Canadian iron ore mining.

Will mining disappear in the next decade?

Will mining disappear in the next decade

Trend of mine production moving to emerging economies will continue.

French institutions to pump billions into Senegal's economy

Ana Komnenic | February 26, 2014
French investors pledge billions to help drive Senegal economy

The funds will be used to develop a variety of industries including the mining sector.

Senegal wants mining industry to drive economy

Ana Komnenic | January 28, 2014
French investors pledge billions to help drive Senegal economy

Mining will be one of the country's 'pillars of development.'

Amanda Van Dyke: A dozen gold, copper, phosphate and uranium standouts

The Mining Report | January 21, 2014
A dozen gold, copper, phosphate and uranium standouts

Investors should worry less about the right balance of specific commodities and more about the right mix of early-stage, development-stage and producing companies.

Mosaic profits plummet 70% on drop in potash price

Frik Els | November 5, 2013
Mosaic profits plummet after 24% drop in potash price

Giant fertilizer company sees Q3 profits drop 70% as potash and phosphate prices and sales slide.

Namibia imposes moratorium on coastal phosphate mining

Ana Komnenic | September 19, 2013

Companies say they haven't heard of it.

Ocean phosphate mine proposed

Andrew Topf | May 20, 2012

BusinessLive, in a feature article posted Saturday, presents a good summary of efforts made thus far to advance ocean mining.

GIW Froth Pump prevents airlock shutdowns at Mondo Minerals Talc Plant | March 26, 2012

GIW Industries, the leader in the design, manufacture and application of heavy-duty, centrifugal slurry pumps, announced that global talc producer Mondo Minerals has installed GIW's High Volume Froth (HVF) pump at its talc processing plant in Outokumpu, Finland. During the pump's first month of operations, the plant was able to stabilize the flotation process and eliminate a safety hazard.

Takeover Offer by Minemakers Limited for UCL Resources Limited First Supplementary Bidder's Statement

Minemakers Limited (TSX:MAK)(ASX:MAK)(NAMIBIAN:MMS) wishes to inform the market, that a copy of the following has been today lodged with the ASX:

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – March 1, 2012) –

Minemakers shares soar 20% on acquisition reports

Minemakers (ASX: MAK) shares jumped about 20% today, following media reports that major Indian company NMDC has plans to acquire the company’s Wonarah rock phosphate reserves.

Rum Jungle Resources Limited (ASX:RUM) announce Barrow Creek 1 Resource Estimate

ABN NEWSWIRE | June 28, 2011

Rum Jungle Resources Limited has received an initial assessment of the Resource potential of the drilled grid area at Barrow Creek 1 from the Independent Geologists. The Company is extremely optimistic with these early favourable results that a major new resource of world class can be established by increasing the drill grid to incorporate an additional 20,000 metres of drilling in the current field season.

The down under REE report: new in Angola, surprise in Queensland

Rare Metal Blog | March 3, 2011

Add Angola to your Australian REE explorer watch list.

Vanadium Boost Would Give Batteries More Juice

The Gold Report | January 17, 2011

Don't look now, but vanadium demand is ramping up, according to Jon Hykawy, head of global research with Toronto-based Byron Capital Markets. Vanadium is mostly used to strengthen steel, but the metal could see its demand dramatically increase if battery manufacturers start using it to boost power output in lithium-vanadium cells. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Jon talks about some potential demand drivers for vanadium and some companies looking to capitalize on the impending boost in vanadium use.

FLSmidth to work for JPMC’s new phosphate rock terminal in Jordan

International Mining | May 17, 2010

FLSmidth is being awarded a contract worth approximately EUR70 million by Afcons Infrastructure, India who signed a contract worth approximately $200 million with Jordan Phosphate Mines Co (JPMC) for a new phosphate rock terminal. The terminal will be located about 25 km south of Aqaba – Jordan.