Mineral News
Deep Earth structures may reveal location of untapped base metal deposits
  • Wednesday 7/8/2020 Deep Earth structures may reveal location of untapped base metal deposits
    Researchers from the United States and Australia have discovered previously unrecognized structural lines 100 miles or more down in the Earth that appear to signal the locations of giant deposits of copper, lead, and zinc. The metals, however, lie close enough to the surface to be mined, but too far down to be found using current exploration methods.
Coal dwarfs battery metals in mining deals despite war on pollution
Which countries are damaged most by low oil prices?
  • Wednesday 9/21/2016 Which countries are damaged most by low oil prices?
    While low commodity prices can hurt any major producer, oil prices can have a particularly detrimental effect on oil-rich economies. This is because, for better or worse, many of these economies hold onto oil as an anchor for achieving growth, filling government coffers, and even fueling social programs.