Near the extinct volcano known as Monte Pissis, high in the Andes on the Chile-Argentina border, is a prime location for lithium, the silvery-white metal used in the production of lithium-ion batteries.
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Denver is the global capital of private capital raising for investment in the metals and mining sector.
The country, already the world's second largest producer of lithium, is seeking to create private-public partnerships to exploit 61% of its resource-rich territory, currently available for licensing.
"Investors are willing to back their positive sentiment towards natural resources with fresh capital commitments," says new study.
Matamec welcomes breakthrough discovery: IBM scientists store 1 bit of data on a single holmium atom
Matamec’s Kipawa deposit contains holmium, the heavy rare earth element essential to new storage technology that allows for 1000x more data to be stored than ever before.
Technology is only as good as the materials it is made from. That’s why graphene, a two-dimensional supermaterial made from carbon, is so exciting.
The Kvanefjeld project would also be the world’s second-biggest rare earths operation.
After rising aggressively, some would argue that lithium prices have already peaked.
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You've probably given little thought to a perennially overlooked metal called cobalt, even though chances are you’re reading this very article on a device powered by a battery containing a significant proportion of the metal.
The 15% Mineral Exploration Tax Credit, which was slated to expire at the end of this month, has been extended until March 31, 2018.
For the second consecutive year, PDAC will host the International Mines Ministers Summit (IMMS) with 25 countries attending to it.
Hafnium may not be a household word, but demand for the element is growing, and Alkane Resources is gearing up to take advantage.
Both provinces displaced Western Australia from the first to the third place thanks partly to their rich mineral reserves, competitive tax regimes, efficient permitting procedures, and certainty surrounding environmental regulations.
The Gochagar Lake project, until now property of Diamond Hunter, consists of four claims covering 3,759 hectares located in northern Saskatchewan.
Miners and explorers are only spending a third of what they did four years ago – and proportion of greenfield exploration are at record lows.
Join me for a conversation with Simon Moores, an analyst at Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, a London-based consulting and research firm focusing on niche critical and industrial minerals and metals.
It's the kind of announcement that will raise hackles among U.S. nationalists and especially those concerned about the loss of control of America's strategic mineral resources.
The #1 ranked company was Cordoba Minerals Corp, a Toronto-based mineral exploration company, which had a total return of 466%.
Aside from iron, manganese is the most essential mineral in the production of steel. Which makes manganese the fourth largest traded metal commodity.
While companies face different outlooks and challenges depending on the commodity they mine and their size, Deloitte says they should all should be looking for the answer to one common question — “Going forward, where should we play and how can we win?"
Minerals and metals prices are rising, investor confidence in the majors is returning, and those majors are keen to restock depleting minable reserves.
The private space exploration firm has enough money to hit the moon by the end of 2017.