Aussie miners paid A$30.6 billion in company tax and royalties in 2017-18.
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For least seven key rare earths - including praseodymium, used in magnets, and yttrium, used in ceramics - China was a net importer in 2018 for the first time in more than 30 years.
The Manchester-based company had agreed to acquire Neo for $612 million in cash and stock.
The world’s No.3 producer of the metal used in electric vehicle batteries said the candidates will be “fair” and “responsible toward shareholders”.
Ernst & Young report raises concerns about the company’s future due to Malaysia’s order to remove its radioactive waste by September.
U.N. talks are working out regulations on mining in international waters, which may appeal to companies struggling to find new reserves on land.
The global palladium market deficit is forecast at 800,000 ounces compared with 600,000 ounces in 2018.
The company is close to making a decision on developing Mina do Barroso mine, which could become the first European supplier of spodumene, a lithium-bearing mineral.
Ernst & Young’s Canadian Mining Eye index, which tracks the performance of 100 Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange mid-tier and junior miners — dropped 2% in the last quarter of 2018.
An injection of A$5 billion to A$13 billion in workforce capability will be needed over the next decade.
The global tin market is expected to move into a surplus of 500 tonnes this year from a 7,500-tonne deficit in 2018.
More than 50 EV stations will be located along the Trans-Canada highway from Nova Scotia to British Columbia.
Improving battery technologies will mean that even long-haul trucks could be economically electrified during the second half of the next decade.
Was it another false dawn for the nickel market?
The company, which produces lithium in Argentina, posted net income of $25.9 million, or 18 cents per share.
According to the industry group, such reform would encourage additional investment in capital and technology.
Is the LME trying to create a reputational green wash that allows it to say its members source responsibly because they tick some boxes?
Output of cobalt rose 43.8 percent to 106,439 tonnes, while gold production increased by 22.6 percent to 28,539 kg.
This deal gives Beijing a second chance in Bolivia after Xinjiang TBEA beat six rivals to partner with Bolivia on Coipasa and Pastos Grandes.
Coal became the number one export earner in 2018.
Carmakers may have to consider investing directly in cobalt mines in order to secure supply over the next three to five years, according to ord Motor Co. senior manager for energy storage strategy and research Ted Miller.
Chile's development agency Corfo doesn't know whether the county we’ll ever make vehicles, but it would like to at least see battery parts produced locally.
Despite a clear growing demand for rare-earth metals, investors seem to still be wary about investing in rare-earth projects.
Avalon and Cheetah want to work together at the Nechalacho project near Yellowknife.
While lithium spot prices moved only one way in 2018, cobalt experienced more of a rollercoaster ride.