New Uses and Projections for Manganese, Magnesium and Molybdenum

Added June 1st, 2010 by Anthony David

In April 2010, India successfully traced manganese nodules at the poly metallic nodule (PMN) site in the Central Indian Ocean Basin (CIOB) by using ROSUB 6000, the remotely operable vehicle (ROV) developed at India’s National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT)... Click to read more

BRICs Form Strategic Alliance

Added June 1st, 2010 by Anthony David

During a two-day meet in Moscow between President Dmitry Medvedev of Russia and President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of Brazil, the two nations signed a ‘strategic partnership plan’ that includes cooperation programs on agriculture, humanitarian issues, military matters, international... Click to read more

World’s Steel Giants Jockey for Position

Added May 1st, 2010 by Anthony David

Driven by strong Chinese demand and some recovery in OECD markets, global mining and exploration giant Rio Tinto reported a 39% jump in its Q1 iron ore production figures. Rio Tinto followed the announcement with a 1.7% raise, from 230... Click to read more