2018 promises to be a big year for platinum industry if it can offset weak demand for fuel cell cars.
A video has surfaced detailing the closed-door meeting between heads of mining companies about the licenses being offered to new investors.
Adding pressure to Israel's diamond industry is the fact that India has taken its spot in the global market.
The Israel Diamond Exchange also launched the Carats.IO Diamond Currency during the event.
A rising $8 billion investment in 2018, Zimbabwe is about to become one of the power players in the mining industry.
Strong Chinese and Indian demand may propel diamond prices to new heights in 2018.
Almost all beauty products contain titanium dioxide, which comes from mined minerals.
Experts suggest the demand for gemstones sourced from Asia will continue to surge in 2018.
Healing crystals are not recognized in the medical community, but celebrities and Wall Street people are into them.
Some countries are implementing changes to improve local production of raw minerals and lessen dependence on imports.