For private capital mining and metals is the riskiest natural resources sector – but only energy beats the returns.
Potash Mining News
An official endorsement of such mission would pave the way for several other for-profit space ventures currently in the works.
Most analysts believe the commodities market has turned a corner and that prices are unlikely to return to lows seen in the past year.
Sirius' mine, located beneath a U.K. national park, is set to generate an initial 10 million tonnes per year of polyhalite – a form of potash.
Higher gold prices will push miners to restart or speed up development of projects, leading a fresh wave of mergers and acquisitions in the country, according to BMI Research.
A sharp reversal in metals and minerals prices during May see top mining companies shed billions in market value.
Strong performance also came on the back of strategic initiatives, such as non-core asset sales, aggressive cost control measures and a disciplined approach in reducing debt.
Province wants to assess the remaining potash resource, if any, near the now closed Penobsquis mine.
K+S is responsible for the maintenance on the road, and they acknowledge that there are issues.
The Denver-based potash miner is placing its West facility in New Mexico in "care and maintenance” beginning July.
Strategic shift comes as the world's biggest miner tries to regain investors' confidence.
It’s home to just a half-million people, but the country is not thinking small when it comes to the future of mining.
Vale’s results for the first three months of 2016 makes it the best-performing major iron-ore miner so far this year.
The niobium and phosphates division, which consists of mines, plants, processing facilities, chemical complexes and deposits, was one of Anglo’s more profitable businesses.
The miner has scaled down the project and it now aim to produce 1.3 million tons of potash a year, down from the 4 million tons originally planned.
Despite the dilemmas in recent years, which continue to persist, emerging trends in the mining industry may offer solutions — or at least opportunities for improvement industry-wide.
Mick Davis's private equity firm not on shortlist featuring Vale, Mosaic and Eurochem for $1.5 billion phosphate and niobium operations in South America.
Confidence returns to mining sector as announced capital outlays surge to $108 billion – greenfield project spending up three-fold in first quarter.
Analysts, companies expect prices to stay below 2015 levels for at least the next two years.
Not only Canadians, but also producers from Russia and Belarus have yet to sign 2016 contracts with Chinese importers.
CEO Andrew Mackenzie said over the weekend "the commodities fall has stopped". Not only that – after recent rallies six are back in bull markets.
They are definitely making more than those working in forestry, manufacturing, finance and construction.
The country's largest mining companies recommend a broad-based carbon price applicable to all sectors of the economy.
Estimated to cover the nearly 2,000 natural resource companies whose businesses are registered in Canada or trade on Toronto’s stock exchange.
Deltion Innovations aims to design a drill that would prospect for water, ice and resources on the moon and beyond.