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Rare Earth Mining News
It's the kind of announcement that will raise hackles among U.S. nationalists and especially those concerned about the loss of control of America's strategic mineral resources.
The #1 ranked company was Cordoba Minerals Corp, a Toronto-based mineral exploration company, which had a total return of 466%.
Aside from iron, manganese is the most essential mineral in the production of steel. Which makes manganese the fourth largest traded metal commodity.
While companies face different outlooks and challenges depending on the commodity they mine and their size, Deloitte says they should all should be looking for the answer to one common question — “Going forward, where should we play and how can we win?"
Minerals and metals prices are rising, investor confidence in the majors is returning, and those majors are keen to restock depleting minable reserves.
The private space exploration firm has enough money to hit the moon by the end of 2017.
The country, however, was 100% import reliant on 20 mineral commodities, including rare earths, manganese and niobium, which are among a suite of materials often designated as “critical” or “strategic.”
Frank discusses the gold and bond markets and how they have been driven by global uncertainty.
Why lithium? Great question. In my opinion, it's simultaneously the simplest and most complex metal.
The decision means the $210 million arbitration against the Kyrgyz Republic will advance to the merits stage, the Canadian junior said.
In the pursuit of gold and other rare metals, mining operators are beginning to explore far-flung sites — from the depths of our oceans to outer space.
International Lithium Corp. announces that Kirill Klip, the President of ILC, has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company, such that he will act as the CEO, President and Chairman of the Company.
Moves is expected to help the copper giant cope with a recently passed law that forces it to give 10% of its revenues to the armed forces.
Harvesting the power of the sun has been a human endeavor since the beginning of civilization.
Cornish Lithium Limited is hoping to lead the development of a lithium industry in the UK after acquiring the rights to drill for the mineral in the ancient mining region of Cornwall.
Companies claim land transfer is de facto expropriation without consultation.
The Canadian team says recovering metals such as copper and rare earths from LED lights may turn to be an economical option soon.
Private capital funds raised $2.1 billion for mining and metals investment in 2016 – this year 13 funds are targeting $10 billion says new study.
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.
Any re-instatement of sanctions will, if at all, pose minimal additional hurdles to new investors, BMI Research says.
New study says after lengthy and painful adjustment, rare earth industry will return to growth led by global government initiatives around green energy.
The project, known as Laguna Verde, is located in the country’s north, known for its vast salt flats under which experts say there is enough of the commodity to supply the world for decades.
One of the largest issues with wind and solar energy sources is the need to store and release the electrical energy produced. A promising storage technology is vanadium redox flow batteries that will increase the demand for vanadium.
With fluctuating commodity prices, the top priorities for Canadian miners next year will be capital allocation, strategic deal making and employing new technology and innovations, a report shows.