Investors eager to get the new industry off the ground willing to finance projects that can secure the availability of the key element.
Existing infrastructure at Caribou includes a 3,000 tonne per day (tpd) processing plant along with a geochemical laboratory and tailings treatment facility.
The fundamentals tell Stefan Ioannou, mining analyst with Haywood Securities, that the outlook is good for copper and zinc in the midterm, while for nickel, stronger-for-longer is the watchword.
Located 500 kilometres northeast of Thunder Bay, the Ring of Fire contains billions worth of chromite — among the best deposits in the world — plus nickel, copper, platinum group elements, gold, zinc and vanadium metals.
$6 trillion worth of rare elements and mineral deposits in North Korea.
Peru’s Minister of Energy and Mines Jorge Merino expects sale to close before the 2014 deadline.
The scientists have been working at the one-of-a-kind laboratory located at the bottom of what was once North America's deepest gold mine.
Stormy weather in the mining space has a silver lining: It is encouraging miners to develop new, innovative approaches to their business.
Hong Kong Stock exchange purchased the LME for $2.2 billion in 2012, hoping to set up warehouses on the mainland.
Wood Mackenzie also predicts the global base metals market will grow from 96Mt in 2013 to 122 Mt by the end of 2018.
First set of key findings to be released next week.
Water sitting in flooded abandoned mines can be a source of cheap geothermal energy.
Weak markets in 2013 have stalled the previously robust economic growth of Canada's territories; long-term outlook still positive.
Which metals and rare earth companies are set to strike in this volatile market?
Less state involvement, possible lifting of ban on ore exports and smoother licensing process envisaged for South Asian nation.
Vancouver-based copper miner sticks to full year guidance ahead of closing of $650 million Pinto Valley acquisition.
Chinalco and Minmetals have been invited back to conduct due diligence and make a second bid, insiders said.
Initial production from the Eagle Mine is expected to commence in Q4 2014.
In Great Britain, often one person owns the surface and another owns what's underneath.
Miners protest against a decree that modifies pension payments.
Peter Jones has over 40 years of experience in the mining industry, including work in Europe, Africa, North and South America, Australia and Asia.
The proceeds of the offering will push forward the Kamoa copper discovery and the Kipushi zinc-copper-lead-germanium-precious metals project
Remediation at Century, the world’s third largest open cut zinc mine, is expected to take 120 years.
A group of 707 Chileans is seeking compensation for health problems allegedly caused by Boliden's toxic waste dumped near their homes in the eighties.
Investment bank goes tactically overweight on base metals (and closes underweight position on precious metals).
The Asian country ranks in the top ten for coal, iron, and gold. It holds vast reserves of copper, it’s a well-known diamonds exporter and holds the 11th largest proven reserves of both oil and natural gas.
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