Mining

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  1. The lineup may be surprising for some but it's based on profit margins.
      


  2. The Philippine president is apparently fed up with landslides that kill people and are being blamed on mining. Environmental damage, he says, outweighs economic...
      


  3. Did you know about this? I just found out about it the other day. Sounds fascinating, extracting lithium from oil and gas wells. Here's...
      


  4. So, copper's slipped into bear market officially and M&As are on the rise. Also, more new mines are being open. All eyes on power...
      


  5. A good article against lithium alarmism from one guy who seems to know what he's talking about.
      


  6. The IEA is very, very worried that Congo supplies 60% of the world's cobalt. It's also very, very worried that China has 90% of...
      


  7. Scientists from the Deep Carbon Observatory in the U.S. published a study this week where they report the first application to mineralogy of network...
      


  8. And it's not just EVs and stuff. There are some pretty interesting reasons here.
      


  9. BHP and the Escondida labor union have failed to strike a deal, so chances are the biggest copper mine in the world is in...
      


  10.  Rare metals are important in making high-tech products including electric vehicles, mobile phones and batteries. The metals lie in a seabed about 1,150 miles...
      


  11. Everyone's after cobalt, thieves included. Cobalt -- the new gold!
      


  12. Global demand for renewable energy is sparking a bull market for copper as a crucial component for green energy. Roughly three times more copper...


  13. Metal markets are preparing for a new world disorder "Donald Trump’s attempts to re-balance global trade have already sent the metals world into a tizzy....
      


  14. Goldcorp has launched the world's first all-electric mine, meaning machines will work with batteries instead of diesel. Sounds like good news to me. Much...
      


  15. yeah, I know how this sounds but it just goes to show you can do anything you like with numbers. From a certain perspective--the...
      


  16. Watching with great interest as Glencore's stock tanks because a former partner who is close to the DRC's Kabila has maneuvered as asset seize,...
      


  17. Brazil's government is overhauling the mining regulations of the country in a bid to attract more investment and enforce strickter environmental rules. It's interesting...
      


  18. Lithium supply at the mining level is increasing. New mines will open in the next years and some existing mines will be expanded. But...


  19. Vale will invest roughly $1.54 billion to launch underground nickel mining operations in Canada to meet booming demand for minerals used in EV batteries....
      


  20. For the first time in about two years. Chinese battery manufacturers believe they have secured enough supply for now. Swing producer or yes?
      


  21. Just when miners began to recover from the commodity prices slump it's facing resources nationalism and higher costs on the back of higher oil...
      


  22. Escondida miners are striking, the latest round of talks with BHP is unlikely to result in anything else than an extension of the strike...
      


  23. Half of the EV are sold in China and chinese battery manufacturers are trying to secure their grip on world cobalt supply. A strategic move...


  24. Thanks to a major drawdown in stockpiles, probably in preparation for a major influx of EVs, and China production cuts. Up 75% over the...
      


  25. The US Treasury Department eased sanctions on Russian aluminum producer Rusal and said it would consider lifting them altogether if the company severs ties with...
      


  26. A Liechtenstein asset management company says gold is on the brink of a bull market but the funny thing, as in hilarious, is that...
      


  27. Vale is trying to do it, apparently. Which begs the question if this is not the same thing that OPEC is doing with oil...
      


  28. it seems that a lot of miners want a piece of SQM, which holds the biggest lithium reserves in the world and recently got the...
      


  29. There's an outbreak of ebola in Congo and it looks bad. Also, danger of civil war because of elections delays. All in all, good...
      


  30. Trouble piling up in DRC for Glencore, now Tanzania has canceled the Barrick Gold-Glencore mining license according to media reports, concerning the undeveloped Kabanga...
      

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