Analysts believe that would increase the chances of the country joining Latin America’s ongoing political drift to the right in November’s elections.
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The unit is expected to help speed up the approval of legislation that allows the exploration and exploitation of the country’s vast lithium deposits.
Transaction will see the Tokyo-based trader acquiring up to 100% of the output coming from Bacanora's Sonora lithium project in Mexico.
Experts expect the country, which accounts for more 30% of the world's copper supply, to produce 5.4 million tonnes of the metal in 2017, slightly down from the 5.5mnt it yielded last year.
Australia’s Dotz Nano has found a new use for coal that could be a welcome boost to the dying industry, particularly in the US.
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.
The Gochagar Lake project, until now property of Diamond Hunter, consists of four claims covering 3,759 hectares located in northern Saskatchewan.
The Hohe See wind park, to be located in the North Sea, has a planned capacity of about 500 megawatts.
BHP Billiton says more help is needed from both governments and industry to promote the adoption of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology.
Everybody seems to love Graphene, the one-atom-thick sheets of carbon that aren't just super flexible, harder than diamond, and stronger than steel, but are also able to conduct electricity better than copper.
Moves is expected to help the copper giant cope with a recently passed law that forces it to give 10% of its revenues to the armed forces.
Despite a spike in coal prices last year and promises of better times ahead for the sector by President-elect Donald Trump, the US coal industry will face further hardship this year, a new report argues.
Cornish Lithium Limited is hoping to lead the development of a lithium industry in the UK after acquiring the rights to drill for the mineral in the ancient mining region of Cornwall.
Fortune Minerals announces appointment of PWC as Financial Advisor to arrange NICO project financing
Lithium-ion battery demand for cobalt and supply chain concerns contribute to favorable financing environment.
The Canadian team says recovering metals such as copper and rare earths from LED lights may turn to be an economical option soon.
Fortune Minerals Limited is pleased to report that the Government of Canada, the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Tlicho Government have jointly announced federal funding for the construction of the Tlicho All-Season Road to the community of Whati.
Expected increased in the adoption of alternative energy sources by the country's gold sector to be boosted by recently passed regulations, such as the carbon tax.
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.
The goal, in Gates’ own words, is to build companies that will help “deliver the next generation of reliable, affordable, and emissions-free energy to the world.”
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.
Regulators argue the undisclosed liabilities increase the probability that the state will be left with claims under the surface-mining and other environmental laws.
Payments will be done over the next 14 years to compensate the firm for shutting down their plants earlier than originally planned.
Coal use has been steadily falling in the European nation since 2011 and it currently generates barely 8% of its power needs.