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.
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The combined firm will be the world's largest crop nutrient producer and third largest natural resource company in Canada.
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.
Plans for a new potash mine in northern England moved a step forward on Thursday when the mine developer announced it has lined up six companies to backstop the project.
Ryan Lewenza, Portfolio Manager, Turner Investments joins Bloomberg TV Canada's Pamela Ritchie to discuss the potential merger of Potash Corp and Agrium and what that means for the market.
The country’s economy shrank 1.6% in the April-to-June period, the largest quarterly decline in seven years.
A tie-up could produce a fertilizer giant worth more than $30 billion.
Experts warn Canada's mining industry faces a looming risk it's not ready to deal with — lack of access to workers with the skills needed in an upswing.
Study shows commodities have been the best performing asset class during Fed rating hike cycles since 1983 with average returns for industrial metals 44%
Despite a rebound in commodity prices and successful costs cuts, Glencore remained in the red in the six months to end-June.
Mineral and mining industry highlights top priorities at Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference.
Between September and January, a federal panel will review how Canada handles environmental assessments for major resources projects and provide suggestions.
The company, however, said it continues looking for a partner to take the venture off the ground.
Not even counting the $7.7 billion in write-downs and charges, BHP’s underlying profit dropped by a painful 81% to $1.2 billion for the year to June.
A wave of overbuilding and production increases in recent years — spurred by a spike in crop prices and a perceived demand that didn't quite materialize — have left the market flooded with supply.
Study shows that, in the long run, a doubling of fertilizer prices leads to a 44% increase in food prices.
Rapid, large-scale urbanization will see India's top three cities rival the combined economies of Vietnam, Philippines and Malaysia.
The mission's goal is to map a target asteroid, looking for deposits of water and other resources with visible and infrared cameras.
Experts blame increased number of mergers and acquisitions, but there’s more to it, study shows.
New report shows commodity assets under management jumping to $235 billion, the best performance since 2009, largely due to physical gold ETF inflows.
Negotiations fall through with Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals.
African Potash will supply Rockwell with fertiliser products (NPK and Urea) to be sold on to prospective buyers, namely retail outlets who sell fertilisers to farmers in Zambia.
Most of them have been after existing operations and companies, rather than trying to build mines from scratch.
Progress at BHP project in Saskatchewan only 14% closer to completion after a year's work.