Rare Earth Mining News

China scare drops mining stocks

Factory conditions in China unexpectedly worsen for the 14th straight month raising fears that the rally on commodity markets in 2016 was losing steam.

This chart shows actual China GDP growth highest since 2014

Few trust official Chinese growth numbers, but new research shows activity across a wide section of the economy accelerated sharply in the first quarter.

Potential lithium brines investigated in Australia

As society becomes more dependent on technology, metals like lithium are in high demand.

Nova Scotia's proposed overhaul of mining rules met with criticism, demands

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.

LiTHIUM X is not alone—profiling this marketplace darling and others in the sweet spot

After several years of bear markets for miners, many mining equities have lept upward in the last few months.

CAT chairman pours cold water on mining rally

"It is not clear at this time that the current prices are either sustainable or sufficient".

Chart: The march of the zombie miners continues

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).

Miners spending again: $50 billion capex in five months

Confidence returns to mining sector as announced capital outlays surge to $108 billion – greenfield project spending up three-fold in first quarter.

Rare earth price bulls are back

Shares in world's top miner of high-tech raw materials surge on speculation Beijing is stepping in to support rare earth prices.

Slow growth, production cuts, divestment expected for Europe mining sector

Analysts outline five key themes resources companies in Europe will have to deal with in the next few months.

Afghan mineral wealth being looted by strongmen, experts say

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 Thomas: Mining legend talks rare earths, diamonds, and gold

Gren shares the story of his part of the discovery of diamonds in Canada which has led to a billion dollar business.

Tesla's plans fire up lithium shares

It’s Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk’s stated ambition to produce 500,000 electric cars by the end of this decade.

Canada unveils final anti-corruption law for the extractive sector

Estimated to cover the nearly 2,000 natural resource companies whose businesses are registered in Canada or trade on Toronto’s stock exchange.

Canadians to develop space mining tool

Deltion Innovations aims to design a drill that would prospect for water, ice and resources on the moon and beyond.

INFOGRAPHIC: Receding Arctic ice unlocking fathomless mineral resources

If you don’t mind frost and cost.

Mining's Q1: The best it's gonna get?

Iron ore rally looks robust, but uranium approaches ten year lows.

Slowing China tops global executive fears for the first time

March survey by McKinsey sees China trumping geopolitical instability, leadership change, terrorism, refugees and euro break-up as risks to global economy.

Breakthrough aircraft to transform remote mining

Lockheed lands $480m customer for aircraft combining power of helicopter, airplane and hovercraft dramatically altering mining and exploration economics.

Commodity bulls twisting in the wind

After rebound in sentiment, mining and metals sector increasingly vulnerable to outside shocks says new report.

The richest and poorest countries in the world

The world economy is complex, but today’s series of maps will allow you to simplify your understanding of the relative wealth of people around the globe.

Private capital is ready to invest $7 billion in mining

Half of private capital funds say it's easier to find attractive investments in the sector new study finds.

CAT sales show mining slump only getting worse

Industry bellwether Caterpillar's global mining equipment sales drop 42% as Asia-Pacific and Latin America orders fall off a cliff.

Gianni Kovacevic: A big increase in the number of electric cars means big demand for key commodities

Gianni Kovacevic is driving a Tesla across the US and promoting his book, 'My Electrician Drives a Porche'.

Lithium X bulks up for lithium boom

If you are one of the 15 cent Lithium X placees, your stock comes free trading on March 27 and congratulations.