The new owner of the Mountain Pass rare earths mine in California is MP Mine Operations LLC - a Chinese-led consortium including rare earths miner Shenghe Resources.
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Agreement is part of plan to double investment in the sector to $25bn in eight years.
The gavel is coming down on Mountain Pass tomorrow, as the only producing rare earths mine in the United States goes up for auction.
If NASA is successful in its mission to 16 Psyche, one of the most massive asteroids found between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, humans will have a first ever chance of exploring a world made of iron, not rock or ice.
A recent report by Edison Investment Research has Alkane Resources back on track at its Tomingley Gold Operations after disruptive rains, and development is continuing at the multi-commodity Dubbo Project.
There are signs of resurgence in the mining industry, driven in large part by the boom in storage technology.
Junior mining investor enthusiasts will be duelling it out for the big money when the next contest by Stockpools and Kitco is launched the first week of June.
Joint venture between GMSG and CMIC results in best practices guide for the mining industry.
China and India are rolling out plans to dramatically accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), initiatives that have prompted the IEA to take notice and promise a review its long-term oil demand forecast.
Innovations in energy storage, smart grid, and electricity generation technologies will affect every part of the source-to-consumer supply chain for powering the planet.
Governments, industry players, unions expected to sign federal mining agreement this week, which aims to double investment in the sector to $25bn in eight years.
Investors in a small-cap junior focused on the mining of a lesser-known element - scandium - were rewarded on Friday after a favourable decision from the New South Wales government in Australia.
The blast took place at a mine located in Iran's northern Golestan province on Wednesday morning.
Australian lithium explorer Pilbara Minerals (ASX:PLS) took a big step today towards its goal of becoming a low-cost lithium producer, by completing offtake arrangements for its flagship Pilgangoora project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Lithium-ion batteries contain more cobalt than lithium, says Lior Gantz of the Wealth Research Group, and discusses the element's predicted shortage.
The European country holds between 1.2 to 1.4 million tonnes of lithium, located mostly around the tiny village of Cinovec, on the border with Germany.
The giant equipment maker's quarterly profit surged past estimates helped by a recovery in most of its end markets.
As reported by SRC, the Company’s proprietary design process was successful in recovering up to 83.7% lithium (Li) and concentrating 461 ppm Li from a 71 ppm representative sample of formation brine originating from the Sturgeon Lake oilfield.
Analysts believe that would increase the chances of the country joining Latin America’s ongoing political drift to the right in November’s elections.
The unit is expected to help speed up the approval of legislation that allows the exploration and exploitation of the country’s vast lithium deposits.
They have found valuable minerals atop an underwater mountain, which is basically a huge flat-topped mound of some of the scarcest materials on Earth.
Worries about Chinese economy and rising tension surrounding North Korea brings fear trade to mining and industrial metals.
Transaction will see the Tokyo-based trader acquiring up to 100% of the output coming from Bacanora's Sonora lithium project in Mexico.
Experts expect the country, which accounts for more 30% of the world's copper supply, to produce 5.4 million tonnes of the metal in 2017, slightly down from the 5.5mnt it yielded last year.
Combined worth of $842 billion with 20% gains so far in 2017.