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Trump laments inability to exploit Afghanistan mineral resources

Courtney Kube, NBC News national security and military reporter, talks with Joy-Ann Reid about Donald Trump's frustration at the inability of the US to...

Philippines' Duterte warns miners: 'I will tax you to death'

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he wanted to stop exporting mineral resources and might close the mining sector completely and tax miners "to death" if damage to the environment persisted.

Philippines' Duterte wants to put a stop to mineral exportation

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday he wants all mineral resources extracted from the country to be processed domestically and, if possible, to stop exporting such commodities.

Countering the mining curse

Countries that are rich in natural resources do not always prosper economically. This column uses data on conflict and mineral extraction in Africa to argue that recent rises in mineral prices explain up to a quarter of local conflicts between 1997 and 2010. Show More Summary

Mineral Resource of the Month: Fluorspar

Fluorite occurs in a variety of geological environments deposited under a wide range of chemical and physical conditions, but commercial sources are primarily hydrothermal. The most common deposits occur as veins, mantos (replacement strata-bound orebodies), or replacement deposits. Show More Summary

Trump Would Sell Off America's Energy Resources for a Pittance, Like Russia Did to Create Its Oligarchs

For sale: oil reserves, mineral rights, power lines. Maybe President Trump can’t help himself, but his 2018 budget and executive orders could lead to some of the biggest land grabs since America’s Teapot Dome scandal in the 1920s and Russia’s natural resource giveaways that created many oligarchs in the 1990s. Show More Summary

Accusations About Oil Regulators Destroying Records Are Political Baloney

Lynn Helms, state director of department of mineral resources, talks about North Dakota's oil production Monday, July 19, 2010, at his office in Bismarck. A recent news article credulously reported the claims of a Bismarck attorney who is accusing the Department of Mineral Resources of deleting public records. Show More Summary

Rare Earth element mineral potential in the southeastern US coastal plain

(Geological Society of America) Rare earth elements have become increasingly important for advanced technologies, from cell phones to renewable energy to defense systems. Mineral resources hosted in heavy mineral sand deposits are especially...Show More Summary

Lubing up industry, the natural way

Sesame oil might make a viable and sustainable alternative to mineral oil as an industrial lubricant, according to research published in the International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology.

Lubing up industry, the natural way

(Inderscience Publishers) Sesame oil might make a viable and sustainable alternative to mineral oil as an industrial lubricant, according to research published in the International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology.

A large mineral sector can undermine other companies

(University of Helsinki) A large mineral sector does not necessarily turn a country into a metaphorical goldmine and can even hinder economic growth. A phenomenon known as the 'resource curse' can make the finance sector accustomed to...Show More Summary

Mineral resource exhaustion is just a myth: study

Recent articles have declared that deposits of raw mineral materials (copper, zinc, etc.) will be exhausted within a few decades. An international team including the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, has shown that this is incorrect...Show More Summary

Mineral resources: Exhaustion is just a myth

(Université de Genève) Recent articles have declared that deposits of mineral raw materials will be exhausted within a few decades. An international team, including UNIGE has shown that the resources of most mineral commodities are sufficient to meet the growing demand from industrialization and future demographic changes. Show More Summary

North Dakota Legislature looks to remedy saltwater pits

The North Dakota Legislature has recently increased funding to repair and research saltwater pits in Bottineau and Renville that were condemned and covered in the 1980s. Department of Mineral Resources … Click to Continue »

EU supports innovation and sustainable mineral exploration

(Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf) The Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology (HIF), which is part of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, will receive a grant of approximately ?900,000 over the next three years...Show More Summary

Home - Rumble Resources Limited

Home. Rumble Resources Limited (RTR) is an Australian-based mineral exploration and development company established for the purpose of acquiring a portfolio of highly

Utah’s Bears Ears monument is a rock star for night skies – and mineral resources

It’s a landscape of conflict that pits Utah’s Republicans against environmentalists and Native American tribes. Ever since it was created in December, the new 1.35-million-acre Bears Ears National Monument has … Click to Continue »

Study: Numerous Mineral Supply Constraints In Coming Decades, Global Resource Governance Needed

New research argues that, owing to the projection that mining exploration for industrially important minerals isn't keeping track with future demand and recycling on its own couldn't possibly meet expected future demand, some sort of...Show More Summary

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