While it can be expensive, underground mining has its own advantages over open-pit mining.
The Indonesia's ore ban is an unprecedented move, lauded by many while other criticize it.
The decreasing prices of nickel are hurting the economy of Chile, one of the world's top producer of nickel.
The rutile market is blessed with stability right now because of the suppliers that populate the market for global demand.
The base metal market is the most uncertain of all commodity markets due to its strong connection with the economic strength and standing of a country.
Because of the precious metals and base metals moving at a snail's pace in terms of growth, the bear market might continue.
If the Philippines decided to follow the footsteps of Indonesia in the mineral ban, the nickel consumers will have to look for other producers.
White Mountain Titanium faces a decision to make Cerro Blanco an open pit mine or an underground mine.
Many foreign investors and mining companies are interested in Peru for its mineral resources, leading to the mining industry of the country to thrive.
Gold and nickel will bring success to Russia's mining industry this year.