The Canadian team says recovering metals such as copper and rare earths from LED lights may turn to be an economical option soon.
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Private capital funds raised $2.1 billion for mining and metals investment in 2016 – this year 13 funds are targeting $10 billion says new study.
World Bank's 2017 outlook says US impact on commodity markets diminished, but it's still number 1 for oil and number 2 in copper, aluminum and lead.
Any re-instatement of sanctions will, if at all, pose minimal additional hurdles to new investors, BMI Research says.
New study says after lengthy and painful adjustment, rare earth industry will return to growth led by global government initiatives around green energy.
The project, known as Laguna Verde, is located in the country’s north, known for its vast salt flats under which experts say there is enough of the commodity to supply the world for decades.
One of the largest issues with wind and solar energy sources is the need to store and release the electrical energy produced. A promising storage technology is vanadium redox flow batteries that will increase the demand for vanadium.
With fluctuating commodity prices, the top priorities for Canadian miners next year will be capital allocation, strategic deal making and employing new technology and innovations, a report shows.
Based on the conglomerate's estimates, opening such plant would increase value of the product 35 times, comparing to what it could be obtained by just selling it as lithium carbonate.
In the last week alone, seven miners have been killed and 22 others remain trapped, following two accidents in local coal operations.
Beijing is pushing for zev mandate: 8% of new cars to be electric by 2018, 12% by 2020.
Global miners have been cutting spending on new projects and expansions since 2012.
Potentially the first rare earths mine outside China to recover heavy rare earth elements passed another milestone this week.
The government has also said it supports introducing a new mining code, but previous attempts to introduce new legislation have been stalled for several years due to political and industry resistance.
VanadiumCorp Resource Inc. is pleased to announce it has joined Energy Storage Canada. The ESC is the only energy storage industry association in Canada. There is the opportunity, in Canada, to become world leaders in developing energy storage technologies.
Platform aims to help local suppliers bid for contacts related to the Plan Nord, a provincial initiative to invest about $1.3 billion in infrastructure and other projects over the next five years.
Fresh rules aim to counter surging prices for the nation’s top energy source.
FLSmidth has signed a contract for the supply of pyroprocessing and comminution equipment for Tianqi Lithium Australia's lithium hydroxide processing plant, which will be located in Kwinana, Western Australia.
Countries heavily reliant on their extractive sectors need to step up efforts to lure investors or they will see their infrastructure sectors stalled, warn analysts.
Pilot plant successfully regenerates acid used in the superalloy production process, which will help to reduce operating costs in the Elk Creek Facility.
As part of the deal, CAT is expected to become the primary sales, marketing, distribution and support channel for Trimble’s Connected Mine platform.
The permanent magnet and catalyst sectors will continue to provide the largest markets for rare earths in the next ten years to 2026.
The funding, which includes direct investment and grants, aims to help the asteroid mining company launch its first commercial prospecting mission by 2020.
Bob Moriarty of 321 Gold discusses a company that has hit the ground running in Argentina's lithium triangle.
Lithium is enjoying a growth story unlike any other commodity these days, driven by the global emergence of the electric vehicle market, expanding demand for high‑capacity energy storage and the ubiquitous presence of ever‑lighter, more powerful, consumer handheld devices.