The policy would aim to identify new domestic sources of critical minerals and increase domestic exploration, mining, recycling, etc.
Rare Earth and Lithium Mining News
The penny stock surged 250 percent in October when both the price of lithium and a benchmark of producers posted single-digit returns.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order to reduce dependency of critical minerals used in everything from batteries to phones.
More than half the 2017 combined market cap gains for the world's largest listed miners accrued to just five firms as gold producers drop out of top 10.
Ames Lab scientists are working towards mastering graphene's assembly in combination with other materials.
A 2014 Preliminary Economic Assessment concluded that the Lofdal project has the potential to produce an average of 1,500 tonnes per annum of separated rare earth oxides.
Chinese investment firm NextView has agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares and warrants of Canadian Lithium X.
The "32 T" is 3,000 times stronger than a small refrigerator magnet.
NextView Capital agreed to acquire a 19.89% equity interest in Bacanora via placement of 32,976,635 common shares in the Company at 94.53 $1.26 per share.
There is a lot at stake for Potash Corp, which purchased its interest in SQM piecemeal a decade ago and could stand to earn billions in the transaction.
Azincourt says the 6,000-hectare land package included in its agreement with New Age Metals represents the largest mineral claim holdings of projects for the lithium group or type of minerals in the Bird River Greenstone Belt.
For the past two years the silvery-white metal has been a darling of the junior mining investment space, and for good reason.
President and director Martin Vidal has left the post effective November 30.
After a nine-month search, the miner has picked the current leader of the remuneration committee, Simon Thompson, to assume the post in March 2018.
Ron Struthers of Struthers Resource Stock Report surveys the battery metals field and profiles one company he believes could be a new LIB anode supplier.
The vanadium flow battery is essential for our future energy consumption requirements.
Chinese firms have shown “broad interest” in buying PotashCorp’s stake in the Chilean lithium producer SQM, according to chief executive Jochen Tilk, who declined to name interested parties or the number of bids the company has received.
The five-year cooperation agreement covers the exchange of information and expertise on the exploration and mining of out-of-earth resources.
Three reasons why every mining firm with legacy sites should take a look at the renewable energy opportunity.
Decision comes in the wake of a full-scale investor revolt led by the Investor Forum, a London-based body representing some of the world’s biggest money managers.
Here's how it will have a dramatic effect on the global supply of rare earths and Zirconium (Zr), Hafnium (Hf) and Niobium (Nb).
The two firms are just the latest names in a long list of companies that includes major players such as Rio Tinto, interested in grabbing a stake in Chile’s Chemical and Mining Society (SQM).
University of Kentucky researchers used an environmentally-conscious and cost-effective process.
According to the company's CEO, exploration is expected to start shortly in the form a ground magnetic survey over portions of the project.
The mining veteran could face competition from internal candidates, including former head of UK gas company Centrica, Sam Laidlaw, who now sits on Rio’s board.