Unlike US space agency NASA, Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) will not carry out research or launches. Its purpose is to boost exploration, mining and commercial utilization of resources extracted from near earth objects.
Tin Mining News
Investors found no solace in traditional safe haven gold with the precious metal setting a one-and-a-half year low.
Starting on July 30, the LME will start providing a set of synthetic monthly prices for the six main base metals — copper, aluminum, zinc, lead, nickel and tin.
Even after two years of gains, industrial metals trade well below 10-year mean prices. Silver looks cheap, but gold, crude may be fully priced already.
Bears ignore soothing words about US-China trade war dropping copper to near 1-year low in frenzied trade.
Indonesia has extended an operating permit for Freeport's Grasberg copper-gold mine while discussions over long-term rights continue.
Starting next year, it will demand firms that get at least 25% of their metal from small-scale mines in the DRC to be subject of a professional audit.
“China’s buoyant mood is giving way to concerns around tightening credit and a slowing manufacturing sector."
The mining sector showed an interannual growth of 0.16 per cent in May.
"Metals markets are well supplied and weaker demand from China will prove too strong a headwind for prices," says new report.
Lithium, copper and nickel.
Worldwide there are over 30,000 exploration projects.
It will expand to include more commodities, including zinc, lead, nickel, tin and silver, in the next step.
Company confirmed is in talks to sell its stake in the world’s second largest copper mine to Indonesia’s Inalum.
Vancouver-based Strongbow Exploration expects the London listing to help it raise 25 million pounds ($34 million) over the next 18 months, which will use to study the feasibility of resuming production at the South Crofty tin mine in Cornwall.
The country's biggest tin miner PT Timah Tbk received a permit to ship 32,305 tonnes.
Refined tin output fell to 5,361 tonnes in the quarter from 6,963 tonnes in the same period last year, the company said in a statement.
China's trade in industrial metals looks set for significant upheaval this year as the country adapts to fast-evolving supply chains.
It's an electrically conducting crystal, made from layers of iron and tin atoms, with each atomic layer arranged in the repeating pattern of a kagome lattice.
Indonesia's state mining holding company expects to reach an agreement soon on bank financing to buy a controlling stake in the local unit of Freeport McMoran Inc.
The London market is only one half of the picture when it comes to tin price signals. The other, very different half is located in Shanghai.
Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) has become a major of revenue for millions of people in about 80 countries worldwide, with more than 100 million people currently depending on the activity for their livelihoods. But at what costs?
At least seven holes totalling 1500 metres are planned at the Ontario-based project.
Data obtained from the Arkyd-6 will be use in the development of the Arkyd-301, Planetary Resources next spacecraft platform and the beginning of its space resource exploration program.
Indonesia state-owned holding Asahan Aluminum, or Inalum, would grab a 41.64% stake in the local unit of Freeport, which increases its current ownership in it to 51%.