The move comes only three months after U.S. President Barack Obama signed a space exploitation law.
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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.
A small statute in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Protection Act is wreaking havoc in the Congo, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow David Grantham.
Until now, there was no legislature clarifying issues such as whether resources mined from celestial bodies could be sold on Earth.
Avalon Rare Metals expects to publish the project's Preliminary Economic Assessment by the end of the month.
Zinc is the top pick at LME Week, the metal world's largest annual gathering, amid speculation that as with zinc Glencore could ride to rescue of nickel.
With the Yuan devaluation, interest rate hikes, and stock market volatility, Eric Coffin explores what commodities merit your investment dollars.
The facility aims to test a new lithium minerals process developed by the company over the past year.
The Arkyd 3 Reflight (A3R) will spent its three-month orbiting mission sending back data to a group of scientists based at the firm’s headquarters in Redmond, WA.
In the five years since the Dodd-Frank Act passed, oil produced in developing countries was worth an estimated $1.55 trillion for those governments. But because the landmark US transparency law remains delayed, any payments that flowed to governments took place with limited or no transparency.
Conflict mining remains an important issue, and one we are beginning to see governments step in to address in different ways.
The miner is spending $1.3 million in exploration work aimed to reopen a historic tin-indium mine in Nova Scotia.
Sunday's fiasco was the third major failure for America's commercial space industry in less than a year.
Drilling is scheduled to commence in early July.
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One of the most frequent questions I get is regarding how and where asteroid mining will happen. As in golf, asteroid miners “will play it as it lays.”
Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative Expands Geographic Scope, Adopts Risk-Based Approach