The explore-develop-produce model cannot be eliminated, but there are plenty of models that work within it or alongside it. Two are worth mentioning.
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The amount of lithium being produced in North America will not be enough to meet the growing demand for electric vehicles, but the problem could be alleviated through recycling, says a renowned authority on specialty metals.
More than half of the world’s identified resources of the mineral are found in South America's "lithium triangle", a region where Canada's Wealth Minerals has been acquiring assets.
The finding has Archer Exploration Limited’s 2873 sq km Eyre Peninsula Graphite Project on track to become one of Australia’s first new-era graphite mines.
The Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) green-lighted the Browns Range Pilot Plant Project Management Plan earlier this month.
With supply gluts persisting from corn to oil, traders are already gearing up for declines.
Project addresses one of the biggest challenges faced by the wide-scale adoption of renewable energy — storage.
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.
Ocean Minerals, LLC (Ocean Minerals) has identified areas of prospective potential in the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Cook Islands, and has entered into an agreement with the Cook Islands government for exclusive rights to prospect and explore these areas.
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.
Will China’s 95% control of the global rare earths market remain unchallenged?
Bankrupt Molycorp (OTCMKTS:MCPIQ) has been offered a vital loan to keep its Mountain Pass mine under care and maintenance.
Japan and South Korea have both recorded record high levels of lithium-ion battery exports in H1 2016, as auto companies ramp up battery consumption to power new all-electric offerings.
Rodolfo Illanes (56) was kidnapped Thursday, tortured and beaten to death according to officials.
Study shows commodities have been the best performing asset class during Fed rating hike cycles since 1983 with average returns for industrial metals 44%
Lithium is our new fuel, but like fossil fuels, the reserves we're currently tapping into are finite—and that's what investors can take to the bank.
The country began shipping lithium to China this week, in what is considered the first step towards fulfilling its ambitions to becoming the world’s No. 1 exporter of the commodity.
China's domestic iron ore, copper, nickel, zinc, lead and bauxite mining output is slowing dramatically.
And one that's ultra-bearish.
Bob Moriarty discusses a tiny Canadian technology company based in Calgary with an award winning battery/power converter that is more powerful, more portable and easier to install than the Tesla equivalent.
The challenge runs from September 5th to December 2nd.
Rapid, large-scale urbanization will see India's top three cities rival the combined economies of Vietnam, Philippines and Malaysia.
This particular one shows the total estimated energy consumption in the United States in 2015, and how energy flowed from source to the final destination.
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.