August

August 31, 2016

Mining has nothing to fear from Fed rate hikes

As expected, the prices of gold and copper are down ahead of the US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's much anticipated annual speech on the direction of monetary policy.
August 23, 2016

China must import more ore

China is the leader in extracting gold, zinc, lead, molybdenum, coal, tin, tungsten, rare earths, graphite, vanadium, antimony and phosphate, and holds second place in mine production of copper, silver, cobalt, bauxite and manganese.
August 8, 2016

New mineral extraction process developed

Scientists at South Australia’s Flinders University are developing a series of experiments to extract minerals from ore using environmentally friendly microbes usually found on mine sites.