Russia has a vast amount of mineral resources, but too much red tape is driving away foreign investors.
Experts have different opinions on the future of nickel industry. Some are saying the Chinese market could influence better prices before the year ends.
The producers of mineral sands mining are expected to respond to the increasing demand with aggressive operations in China and Asia-Pacific.
Copper prices saw an increase as economies of the U.S. and Japan improved. But some analysts predict that more mining companies will halt production this year,...
Copper's value in the market is valuable given its many useful properties, not to mention that it is endlessly recyclable.
Nickel prices would skyrocket in the event of a great world war and global conflicts, but nobody wants that.
Increase in demand in base metals has driven their prices up, but whether this is sustainable remains to be seen.
Scientists have developed an alternative to titanium alloy used in bicycles.
This is a smart metal that remembers and can return to its original form.
A consultant believes Indonesia shift to exporting refined ores would be a long process.