Australia's Taurus raised $683m to invest in mining company debt last year, while two funds currently in the market are targeting investor capital of $800m.
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The move by the world's largest asset manager shows increasing interest in the lithium market.
Development of the Bokan Mountain rare earth mine is on hold as the company leading the project focuses on a new processing technology and waits for rare earth metal prices to rebound.
A new survey of the rare earth industry outside China shows many producers and processors are responding to weak prices by exiting the market.
Mineração Serra Verde (MSV), an advanced development stage rare earth project in central Brazil, announced today the appointment of rare earth industry veteran Eric Noyrez to the Company’s Board of Directors.
New report says mining and metals companies set to default on debt at more than three times the historical rate going back to 1983.
It’s home to just a half-million people, but the country is not thinking small when it comes to the future of mining.
A 14-mile stretch of sand dunes along South Africa's breathtaking east coast is the battleground between big mining interests and the local community.
Few trust official Chinese growth numbers, but new research shows activity across a wide section of the economy accelerated sharply in the first quarter.
As society becomes more dependent on technology, metals like lithium are in high demand.
While the province says the proposed ruling will cut red tape, environmental groups claim it doesn't do enough to prevent mining on privately protected lands.
After several years of bear markets for miners, many mining equities have lept upward in the last few months.
"It is not clear at this time that the current prices are either sustainable or sufficient".
It was just over a year ago that Tony Simon, President of Seguro Consulting, brought to our attention the initial problem of the zombie miners (definition referred to mining exploration companies that had negative working capital and therefore did not meet the Continuous Listing Requirements (CLR) for the TSX and TSX-V stock exchanges).
Confidence returns to mining sector as announced capital outlays surge to $108 billion – greenfield project spending up three-fold in first quarter.
Shares in world's top miner of high-tech raw materials surge on speculation Beijing is stepping in to support rare earth prices.
Analysts outline five key themes resources companies in Europe will have to deal with in the next few months.
Afghanistan has reserves of coal, copper, iron ore, zinc, mercury, rare earths, gems such as rubies and emeralds, gold and silver worth about $3 trillion.
Gren shares the story of his part of the discovery of diamonds in Canada which has led to a billion dollar business.
It’s Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk’s stated ambition to produce 500,000 electric cars by the end of this decade.
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.
If you don’t mind frost and cost.
Iron ore rally looks robust, but uranium approaches ten year lows.
March survey by McKinsey sees China trumping geopolitical instability, leadership change, terrorism, refugees and euro break-up as risks to global economy.