Well-known diversified chemical company FMC has announced plans to split into two independent public companies: "NewFMC" and "FMC Minerals."
Some experts see the December 2013 execution of Jang Sung-taek, uncle of Kim Jong-un, North Korea's supreme leader, as a move that may halt the exploitation of the nation's rare earth elements.
W Resources is working on starting production at its La Parrilla tailings project in Southwest Spain.
Poor Chinese steel demand dragged iron ore prices to an eight-month low this week. Meanwhile, Mexico made headlines on Monday by cracking down on the Knights Templar gang, which has been smuggling iron ore in the state of Michoacán.
It might be awhile before the market sees a potash industry recovery. However, according to a special report from TD Economics, the road to recovery exists somewhere amidst the haze of uncertainty.
Diamond Investing News spoke with Ira Weissman of Truth About Diamonds about who — if anyone — should be buying diamonds.
Strikes at the operations of South Africa's major platinum miners, along with the news that the United States is prepared to enact trade sanctions on Russia, pushed palladium to an 11-month high yesterday.
Pure Energy Minerals has entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding with POSCO.
The gold standard is often mentioned, but rarely explained. Here's a brief overview of its history and possible future.
In 2013, India imported a record 5,478 MT of silver. However, word is that the country will not be able to sustain that demand in 2014.