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Chile Heating up as a Rare Earths Market

6/18/2015 04:46:09 PM

Chilean company Mineria Activa is entering the rare earths market with a new extraction project in Santiago, increasing competition in this Chinese dominated space.
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Mining Exploration Cooling Down Under

6/18/2015 03:32:55 PM

Recent data released from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) shows Australian mining investment is moving in a downward trend. Total exploration spending for Australia fell 6.1 percent to $395 million in the first quarter of 2015, compared to the same period in 2014 where spending was at $487.7 million.
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Shifts in Energy Policy Taking a Bite out of China’s Coal Sector

6/18/2015 03:00:46 PM

This past April, top policy makers in Beijing announced in newly published documents that “market forces” should decide how electricity is generated, transmitted and distributed--not the state--throughout China.
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