Mining

Study Shows Half of China’s Big Cities Sinking, Rising Seas Risk

Multi-year satellite study finds 45% of big Chinese cities are subsiding over 3mm a year, with 16% sinking more than…

3 days ago

China Misses 2023 Emissions Targets, ‘Climate Credibility at Risk’

China is well behind its goal to slash energy and carbon intensity, leading analysts say, with weak targets set for…

1 month ago

US Charges Yakuza Man Over Nuclear Materials From Myanmar

US officials have charged a Japanese man with conspiring to sell nuclear materials from Myanmar that could be used to…

2 months ago

Google Set to Launch Satellite to Pinpoint Methane Emission Sites

Google is partnering with the Environmental Defense Fund, a non-profit, with a plan to launch a satellite next month that…

2 months ago

Indonesia, China to Cut Nickel Output as EV Metal Loses Sheen

China and Indonesia account for 70% of global supplies of nickel, but producers in the countries have become unprofitable after…

2 months ago

China in Race With West to Build Best Solid-State Battery – Nikkei

China has invited top car and battery makers to a new research body to try to develop a world-class battery,…

2 months ago

Australia’s Lynas Rare Earths Ends Merger Talks With US Miner

Industry sources said a merger or partnership deal would have been tricky, partly because rare earths prices have dropped sharply…

3 months ago

China Carmakers ‘Must Ensure Parts Not Made by Forced Labour’

Human Rights Watch says it found evidence aluminum producers use workers from government labour transfer schemes that coerce Uyghurs and…

3 months ago

Chinese Port in Peru Seen Ramping up Trade With South America

China will get a 'Silk Road' gateway to South America and its resources via a $3.5 billion deep-water port at…

3 months ago

Trade With Russia Hit $240 Billion in 2023, China Says

Chinese shipments to Russia jumped 47% in 2023 from a year earlier, and soared 64% compared with 2021, before the…

3 months ago

China Curbs The Export of Rare Earths Processing Technology

China moves to maintain dominance of rare earths sector, by banning the export of production technology for rare earth metals…

4 months ago

Singapore Firm Taps AI to Cut Critical Mineral Mining Costs

Drilling a single hole to search for a mineral can cost from $7,000 to $33,000 and building a more accurate…

4 months ago