Giant sinkhole opens up in between summer cottages near Uralkali's Solikamsk-2 potash mine.
Casey Research energy strategist Marin Katusa cautions that Russia and China have forged an alliance with the goal of world supremacy through control of the energy market and Vladimir Putin is winning.
Ivan Kislov is a young Russian mining engineer who spends his breaks taking breath-taking photographs of wild animals, mostly foxes, in the arctic tundra.
The world’s largest potash supplier had to evacuate workers from its Solikamsk-2 mine in Russia’s Perm region due to an increase in brine inflow.
Stans acquired a 20-year mining license for the past-producing Kutessay II rare earth mine in December 2009, but a local company had claimed being the rightful owner of such permit.
On the heels of a massive rally in the gold and silver markets, the top trends forecaster spoke with King World News about Russia’s stunning moves in the gold market, and why this spells the end of America’s dominance of the world.
Kyrgyz government moves to revoke Stans Energy's licence for rare earth mine and plant that was the main global source of heavy REEs during the Soviet era.
Gold price up more than 3% in massive volume on slightly weaker than expected US jobs data and Putin's Nazi comments.
London-listed gold miner Petropavlovsk is fighting for survival after it embarked on an expansion programme that dramatically increased its debts just as gold’s bull run was ending.
The company's market share has dropped from about 80% in the late ‘80s to roughly 35% today.
Costs and challenges for mining the Arctic, meanwhile, on their way up.
Bullion purchases seen as shoring up the foreign exchange reserves Russia has been forced to sell amid a plunging ruble. Western sanctions and the falling price of oil are to blame.
The country's ultimate purpose is to extract rare earth elements, breaking China's dominance and pushing prices down.
The miner beat estimates after logging a 16% jump in Q3 nickel production, taking total output of the metal this year to 201,400 metric tons.
The company is approaching the end of a decade-long, US$8.3-billion investment program to boost its potash production capacity.
Tough regulations and worries about reputation have made trading commodities a source of worries for bank bosses.
Western sanctions against Russia that stemmed from the events in Ukraine have not yet put a significant dent in the country’s economy or changed their plans abroad. However, over the last three months, the slumping price of crude oil may be the factor that finally makes Moscow blink.
The miner's total diamond production for the quarter reached 9.7 million carats, slightly down from 9.9 million carats in the same period last year.
Announcement comes as Polish authorities work on a plan to group its loss-making mines into a “bad” or a “good” unit.
Dundee Capital Markets Vice President and Senior Mining Analyst David Talbot explains the turbulent currents roiling the uranium space, and names eight players he thinks are positioned just right.
The EU new plan changes how refiners label the carbon intensity of their fuel.
In the next three years, the Urals will launch production using new technology to extract rare earth metals from uranium ore.
The kimberlite pipe is located at the Lomonosov deposit in northern Russia.
At the 2014 Hong Kong Gem & Jewellery Fair.
Russian gold producers may need to reduce their mining operations to prevent prices from falling further as the result of an increase in supply on the market.
Viktor Belyakov has resigned from his position as Chief Financial Officer of one of the world's largest potash producers.
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