Drilling a single hole to search for a mineral can cost from $7,000 to $33,000 and building a more accurate virtual picture could slash costs, Atomionics CEO says
The fund’s push to remove Northern Minerals' chairman comes after the miner asked Australian authorities to investigate whether ‘Chinese interests’ were trying to bypass an earlier ban on greater stake in the firm
In a first, China has added rare earths to its list of minerals that need to be reported to authorities for export
Police arrested the chairman of Vietnam Rare Earth JSC (VTRE) — a company at the forefront of the country’s drive to boost its rare earth industry and rival China
Both gallium and germanium are key to chipmaking, and Chinese exporters of the metals now need to obtain an export licence for dual-use items and technologies
The Las Bambas project is surrounded by impoverished indigenous communities who have often complained the mine has failed to benefit them financially.
World's biggest miner is struggling with Covid-19-related labour shortages and soaring production costs, says pain will linger into 2023