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Mining.com

Mining.com

Mining.com

Contributor since: 03 May 2017

Biography

MINING.com is a web-based global mining publication focusing on news and commentary about mining and mineral exploration. The site is a one-stop-shop for mining industry professionals, educators, investors, and the general public. We cover all the important mining news of the day, including but not limited to: drill results, mergers and acquisitions, financing, mining education, suppliers and equipment news, commodities, market data, and precious metals commentary.

  • The Star-Studded Fund Backing Clean Energy Startups

    Published 19 January 2021 | viewed 831 times

    Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV), the clean-tech fund backed by well-known billionaires including Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Michael Bloomberg, has raised $1 billion for the second time…

  • Gold Slips Following Stimulus Announcement

    Published 28 December 2020 | viewed 2,746 times

    Gold prices retreated on Monday following US President Donald Trump’s signing of a long-awaited pandemic aid bill, which pushed bullion to a one-week high earlier.…

  • EV Metal Index Soars To Record Heights

    Published 11 December 2020 | viewed 2,988 times

    The MINING.COM EV Metal Index, which tracks the value of battery metals in newly registered passenger EVs (including hybrids) around the world fell back from…

  • Why Chinese Rare Earth Prices Are Soaring

    Published 04 December 2020 | viewed 2,958 times

    BMO Capital Markets says that a surge in the price of Chinese rare earth metals in November is a reflection of the geopolitical tensions between…

  • New Breakthrough Could Transform Rare Earth Mining

    Published 12 October 2020 | viewed 10,456 times

    Researchers at the University of Exeter and the Australian National University published a study that may help pinpoint new, untapped neodymium and dysprosium deposits. In…

  • U.S. Takes Stake In Irish Battery Metal Producer

    Published 06 October 2020 | viewed 10,275 times

    The US government is taking a $25 million equity stake in Dublin-based battery metals miner TechMet, as part of a push by President Donald Trump…

  • Can Tesla Really Produce A $25,000 Self-Driving Electric Car?

    Published 26 September 2020 | viewed 6,987 times

    During Tuesday’s much-hyped battery day, Tesla CEO Elon Musk laid out plans to put everyone behind the wheel (or is that sleeping in the back)…

  • Rhodium Climbs Reaches Record Highs

    Published 24 September 2020 | viewed 9,911 times

    The rhodium price has been on a stomach-churning ride this year, rocketing from $6,050 an ounce at the start of 2020 to a high of $13,800 an…

  • Tesla's "Battery Day" Could Deal A Blow To Cobalt Miners

    Published 21 September 2020 | viewed 9,796 times

    Elon Musk’s electric car company Tesla hosts its annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 22, followed by the highly anticipated “battery technology day”, a worldwide live-streamed event during which the…

  • Gold Output Set To Decline

    Published 19 September 2020 | viewed 5,841 times

    The suspension of mining activities due to the covid-19 outbreak in the second quarter of this year will result in a 1.7% decline in global…

  • COVID-19 Is Crushing Palladium Demand

    Published 17 September 2020 | viewed 7,487 times

    The global palladium market deficit is expected to “narrow significantly” this year, says Heraeus Precious Metals, one of the world’s largest platinum group metals (PGM) refiners.…

  • Gold Inches Closer To $2,000

    Published 14 September 2020 | viewed 7,994 times

    Gold prices advanced higher on Monday as a weaker US dollar and expectations that the US Federal Reserve will reiterate its dovish monetary policy stance…

  • Electric Vehicle Demand Set To Outpace Battery Metal Production

    Published 12 September 2020 | viewed 7,223 times

    Nearly 800 kt LCE of additional lithium would need to come online in the next five years to meet the needs of the battery sector,…

  • The Unsung Hero In The Race To Go Green

    Published 07 September 2020 | viewed 5,450 times

    An international team of researchers has discovered that carbon dioxide plays a crucial role in making metals used in green technologies accessible for mining. In…

  • Gold Prices Sink On Economic Optimism

    Published 02 September 2020 | viewed 8,982 times

    Gold prices fell further on Wednesday as the US dollar strengthened, while a strong rebound in the nation’s manufacturing sector fuelled hopes of a recovery in the…

  • This Battery Could Last For 28,000 Years

    Published 31 August 2020 | viewed 3,986 times

    US startup NDB, a company that says it has created the first and only universal, self-charging nano-diamond battery that provides thousands of years of charge,…

  • Canada Set To Build $24 Million Rare Earth Processing Plant

    Published 29 August 2020 | viewed 6,292 times

    Canada will have rare earth processing plant in operation by the end of 2022 as the province of Saskatchewan has committed C$31 million (about $24m) to…

  • Chinese Panic Buying Could Fuel A Copper Rally

    Published 27 August 2020 | viewed 5,463 times

    Copper was once again approaching the psychologically important $3 a pound level on Wednesday on the back of falling inventories, booming Chinese demand and pandemic…

  • What's Next For Glencore's Biggest Cobalt Mine?

    Published 22 August 2020 | viewed 5,867 times

    A year ago Glencore announced it was halting operations at its Mutanda copper-cobalt mine in the Congo, breathing life into a market that was trading…

  • Europe Overtakes China As World's Largest EV Market

    Published 19 August 2020 | viewed 3,021 times

    Europe has now overtaken China – not long ago responsible for every other electric car sold worldwide – as the globe’s largest EV market.  Over…