Glencore has increased production of the metals used to make electric car batteries faster than its major mining rivals, according to an industry-wide analysis that shows the scale of a strategy that has big prospective risks and rewards.
Rare Earths Mining News
The United States' only rare earths mine could be back in business if a bid to purchase the shuttered operation through bankruptcy proceedings is successful.
One World Minerals Inc. announces second phase work program including 4000m of drilling on its Rico Litio Lithium Project
One World Minerals Inc. is pleased to announce the start of a second phase exploration program on the Company’s Rico Litio lithium property located in the State of California Baja Norte, Mexico.
The unique hybrid airships will shuttle between Quest’s Strange Lake open pit mine in Northern Québec and Schefferville.
The Department of Defense uses nearly one million tons of minerals every year in the design and manufacture of military gear, weaponry, transportation vehicles and intelligence technology.
The United States earned less from its mines in 2015 and became more reliant on outside sources for critical metals, according to a new report from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
Tekoa and Rick get into the ‘nuts and bolts’ of speculating in exploration stocks.
Big new megafactories coming in 2017.
187% increase in indicated resource tonnage; 226% increase in indicated Nb2O5
Much bigger batteries will be needed.
Beijing accepts defeat in WTO case and lifts export quota, but will now focus on rare earth export licences and taxes.
Beijing has launched a five-month campaign that aims to finally crackdown on illegal extraction and smuggling of the coveted elements.
In this interview with The Mining Report, Seddon argues that a supply shortage could mean much higher prices, leading to handsome profits for those companies that get to market soonest.
Everything used by British Columbians in their everyday lives is either grown or found in the ground.
The Canadian company hopes to begin commercial rare earth metal production in its Alaskan mine by 2017.
The rare earth storm has passed, but a new critical metal conundrum could be ahead for the West.
Baotou says WTO ruling will only increase pain for the industry.
Rare earths are in high demand because they are critical to U.S. high-tech innovations, advanced energy and national security.
Pele has entered into an access agreement with Rio Algom granting Pele the right, at its cost, to access and take samples from one or more of RAL’s Elliot Lake, Ontario tailings management areas.
As China's rare earth production winds down, other sources worldwide could shape up to reward early investors.
Molycorp says the Chlor-Alkali plant at its Mountain Pass, California rare earth mine is now operational, which should see it reach cash-flow break-even this year.
Other two Canadian jurisdictions —New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador— also made it to the top 10 worldwide. Kyrgyzstan and Venezuela, named the two countries mining enthusiasts should stay away from.
SNL Metals & Mining reveals that while the minerals exploration sector recorded lower drilling activity, funds raised by the mining sector saw a near three-fold increase to $6.2 billion.
'There follows in its wake signs of green shoots.'
Baby boomers are retiring and even if only a small fraction of new projects take off, the ensuing skills shortage will bring back mining jobs boom.