Rare Earth Mining News

CHARTS: Maybe India can ignite new commodity supercycle

Rapid, large-scale urbanization will see India's top three cities rival the combined economies of Vietnam, Philippines and Malaysia.

INFOGRAPHIC: All US energy consumption in one giant diagram

This particular one shows the total estimated energy consumption in the United States in 2015, and how energy flowed from source to the final destination.

Asteroid miner Deep Space to launch first commercial mission by 2020

The mission's goal is to map a target asteroid, looking for deposits of water and other resources with visible and infrared cameras.

Here is why these mining and metals companies left the TSX

Experts blame increased number of mergers and acquisitions, but there’s more to it, study shows.

Wealth Minerals signs option agreement for copper deposits in Western Canada

The deal covers the Jesse Creek porphyry copper property, located north of Merritt, BC and is subject to a 2% net smelter return royalty reserved by the property owners.

China's stranglehold on REEs offers opportunities

Richard Karn, managing editor of The Emerging Trends Report, makes the argument for investment in rare earth and specialty metals, and explains why one company is a particularly smart bet for investors.

China’s war on coal keeps fuelling prices recovery — up 30% since April

Beijing’s decision to ease production has sent coal prices soaring this summer.

Gold price rally sparks $50 billion of commodity investments

New report shows commodity assets under management jumping to $235 billion, the best performance since 2009, largely due to physical gold ETF inflows.

Lithium could be the new gasoline as Tesla stokes demand

It's being called 'Silver Petroleum' and car manufacturers are scrambling to get hold of it.

Infographic: Tesla's gigafactory opens this week: What we know in 9 epic slides

The massive new structure will be the world's biggest building by footprint, and it could possibly be a game-changer for the auto, energy, and battery industries.

Seven rare earths that run our world

Rare earth metals are often used in alloys to form powerful magnets needed for modern technology, or form useful compounds for other essential roles.

Tesla to open its Gigafactory years ahead of schedule

The company now has 1,000 construction workers on two shifts, seven days a week to ready for the launch of its Model 3 early next year.

Synergy Resource Capital identifies lithium project in Argentina for Millennial Lithium

Synergy Resource Capital is pleased to announce that it has successfully identified a lithium project in Argentina for Millennial Lithium, a publicly listed company trading in the TSX Venture Exchange.

INFOGRAPHIC: Our energy problem – the battery in context

We examine what batteries can and cannot do, and the energy problem that humans hope that batteries can help solve.

Mineral sands on the move

Australia’s largest mineral-sands producer, Iluka Resources, is seeing a turnaround in prices for its products.

Why lithium will see another price spike this fall

Although the price trajectory of the metal has been subdued in recent months, the fundamentals behind the long-term trajectory suggest strong potential for long-term growth.

Largo makes historic vanadium flow battery partnership

The MOU summarizes the principal terms upon which Largo and Vionx will continue discussions that may lead to the supply by Largo of vanadium electrolyte to Vionx to further the research and development of advanced VRBs utilizing VNX Grid Energy Storage Systems.

Samsung rumoured to invest half-a-billion in Chinese electric car company

Samsung Electronics (KRX:005930) is looking to take the plunge into electric vehicle (EV) technology with a sizable investment into BYD Co., (HKG:1211) the world's largest electric car manufacturer.

Chinese eye Atlantic Canada’s lithium project

Lithium prices have soared in the past year, and demand is set to outstrip supply by 2023.

Gold price rally helps producers climb world’s top 25 mining companies list

Study shows there are more bullion miners among higher market capital ranking of mining companies in second quarter of 2016 than a year a go.

Nemaska Lithium completes $69 million financing and commences trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange

The Corporation intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering for engineering fees in relation to the Whabouchi Mine and concentrator and the Shawinigan hydromet plant, down-payments for long lead items, drilling and for general working capital purposes.

Solar panel recycler leads Australia in emerging industry

Adelaide-based Reclaim PV has teamed up with major solar panel manufacturers who distribute in Australia and is refining its processes as well as lobbying for panels to be included in recycling regulations.

June rainfall eases processing problems in China graphite hub

Pressures on the processing capacities of flake graphite producers in Shandong province – the second largest producing region in China – have been eased by rainfall which has improved access to water.

Eden and Deakin University finalise agreement for ARC-funded research project into use of EdenCrete™ in ultra-high strength concrete to reduce or eliminate steel reinforcing

The ARC grant, funded by the Commonwealth of Australia, will provide a total of A$300,000 over the three year life of the research project.

Move over oil – lithium is the future of transportation

Just a few years ago, we would have scoffed at the idea that electric vehicles could be mainstream anytime soon, or that the global appetite for lithium-ion batteries and mass power storage would be so voracious, and so sudden.