First time a country partners with privates to boost the development of the industry.
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An official endorsement of such mission would pave the way for several other for-profit space ventures currently in the works.
Improving agriculture with crop-specific satellite images.
Significant brown and greenfield projects through 2020 nearly outnumber the next ten countries on the list.
Funds will be used to deploy and operate the firm's Earth observation program, known as Ceres.
Sprott monthly market update with Rick Rule: Cobalt bubble coming; Kaminak & The Yukon; streaming & royalties
In the current bull market, with more equity available, streaming and royalty companies continue to provide much needed revenue in the base metals and industrial materials sectors.
Seven trading days in and already global mining investors are nursing double digit declines as everything from copper to met coal to silver take a beating.
It’s home to just a half-million people, but the country is not thinking small when it comes to the future of mining.
Tin mining in the UK appears to be seeing something of a revival.
While the province says the proposed ruling will cut red tape, environmental groups claim it doesn't do enough to prevent mining on privately protected lands.
Deltion Innovations aims to design a drill that would prospect for water, ice and resources on the moon and beyond.
Tin price is up more than 25% since January.
Today, we open up one of the world's most popular mobile handsets - the iPhone - to see what metals and materials make it all possible!
Name change reflects a switch on the company's focus.
The measure is part of a wider revision of the 2009 mining law that led to Indonesia's export edicts and other regulations.
The move comes only three months after U.S. President Barack Obama signed a space exploitation law.
Mining hits a BRIC wall.
Once a figment of science fiction films, the sometimes risky notion of mining in space may soon become a reality if asteroid miners have their way.
What Planetary Resources' 3D-printed model so impressive is the fact that it’s made entirely out of metal that’s not from Earth.
One of these mines gets more than fives times the rain of Canada's rainiest city.
Eight of the world's highest elevation mines are in one country
New study predicts fall in global tin production will offset weaker demand in China keeping market in deficit this year and next,
Base metals rally across the board on hopes of Chinese government intervention in physical and futures markets and long overdue domestic output cuts.
While the law lets citizens mine, sell and own riches mined in space, it does not grant sovereignty, ownership, exclusive rights or jurisdiction over any celestial body.
Year to date gold is one of the better performers, but rhodium comes off worst.