The uranium market was dealt a heavy hit this week when a Japanese court issued an injunction to block the restart of two reactors at Kansai Electric Power Company's Takahama nuclear power plant. Reactor restarts are a key psychological catalyst for the uranium market, and the news is expected to have a negative impact on the space.
This week was CESCO week in Santiago, Chile. It's one of the more notable events in the copper space, and at this year's conference, Rio Tinto's chief executive for copper and coal, Jean-Sébastien Jacques, shared his thoughts on the long-term outlook for copper and what the industry needs to be focused on right now.
MMG has come forward to say that it will decide during 2015's third quarter how to develop its Dugald River project. The company is hoping the mine will be able to replace output from its Century mine, which is set to close this year.
Earlier this week, Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium filed for voluntary business rescue. While that's bad news for the company, other players in the vanadium space could benefit.
Here's a look at the 10 top iron ore producers in 2014.
Shares of Molycorp jumped Wednesday on news that the company has secured a 10-year rare earths supply deal with Siemens. Under the terms of the agreement, Molycorp will supply rare earth materials to Shin-Etsu Chemical, which will produce rare earth magnets for Siemens to use in its high-efficiency, direct-drive wind turbines.
After much anticipation from uranium market participants, Cameco announced Wednesday that it has inked a deal with the Department of Atomic Energy of India. The company will supply 7.1 million pounds of uranium concentrate to India through 2020.
Worldwide silver production increased in 2014 despite reduced demand across several industries. Here's a look at the 10 countries that produced the most of the metal last year.
The US Geological Survey has released its most recent set of data on copper-producing countries. Resource Investing News took a look to see which made the top 10.
Roughly four months after Barrick Gold halted operations at its Lumwana mine in Zambia due to higher royalties in the country, the government is set to change its decision on the royalty hike. Zambia's cabinet has approved a proposal to drop the rate increase, according to a report from Bloomberg.