Articles by Rare Earth

  • Development Of Quantum Hard Drive Could Be Key To "Unbreakable" EncryptionDevelopment Of Quantum Hard Drive Could Be Key To "Unbreakable" Encryption

    January 14 2015 12:01 AM

    A team of physicists have developed the world's first solid state quantum device that could store data for a span of 6 hours.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon January 6, 2015Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon January 6, 2015

    January 06 2015 6:44 PM

    Local shares were hammered today following heavy falls on European and US bourses overnight. Concerns about weak demand have been heightened, after the price of Brent Crude dipped below US$50 a barrel for the first time in five-and-a-half-years. Investors were also spookedovernight amid speculation Greece may exit the Eurozone.The All Ords (XAO) improved slightly from the day's lows to close down 83 points or 1.5 percent to 5,346, while the ASX 200 (XJO) dropped 85 points or 1.5 percent to 5,...

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday January 6, 2015Australian Stock Market Report – Midday January 6, 2015

    January 06 2015 3:05 PM

    Australian shares have had their worst start in a month with the ASX 200 Index down 1.8 per cent at lunch. The weakness follows concerns about the future of Greece within the euro zone, substantial losses across global markets and a 5 per cent slump in the oil price overnight.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon January 5, 2015Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon January 5, 2015

    January 05 2015 7:35 PM

    Australian shares rose in the final 20 minutes of trade to end 0.3 per cent firmer in what was a choppy session. The ASX 200 Index was up by as much as 0.6 per cent at one stage today and was down by a little more than 0.1 per cent at its worst. Despite all holidays being behind us for major sharemarkets - volume is likely to remain light over the next fortnight.

  • Washington Think Tank Hires ‘Call Of Duty’ Creator To Help Aid Against Future US Terror AttacksWashington Think Tank Hires ‘Call Of Duty’ Creator To Help Aid Against Future US Terror Attacks

    September 29 2014 12:32 PM

    A video game creator has been tapped to help the U.S. government map strategies on how to combat future terror threats and attacks.

  • Afghanistan Discovered Sitting on $1 Trillion Worth of Rare Earths, Minerals

    September 09 2014 3:19 PM

    Afghanistan has been discovered to be sitting atop a whopping $1 trillion worth of rare earths and other metals and minerals.

  • Malaysia Denies Entry to Kiwi Mine Activist: Deprived Of Food and Water At AirportMalaysia Denies Entry to Kiwi Mine Activist: Deprived Of Food and Water At Airport

    September 03 2014 5:51 PM

    The authorities could have avoided the criticism about food and water being denied to the activist for 15 hours

  • China Rare Earths: Increases 2014 Mining Quotas on Light Rare Earths

    June 20 2014 4:16 PM

    China's Ministry of Land and Resources (MLR) has announced the country has increased its 2014 mining quotes on light rare earths at 105,000 tonnes, a jump of 12 per cent from last year. Mining quotas for heavy rare earths and tungsten, in the meantime, were retained at 2013 levels.

  • Rare Earths Miner Lynas Replaces CEO Eric Noyrez With Amanda Lacaze; Miner Expects to Reach 11,000 Tonnes Target by End of June

    June 06 2014 9:02 AM

    Eric Noyrez, CEO of rare earths producer Lynas Corporation (ASX: LYC) resigned from his post and will be replaced by Amanda Lacaze, Reuters reports.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday June 4, 2014

    June 04 2014 1:46 PM

    The Australian sharemarket is falling for the second day and for the fourth time in five trading days. U.S. stocks snapped a three day win streak, giving the market a negative lead today. Despite a 0.5 per cent rise in the iron ore price, the metal's recent weakness has made the miners less attractive to investors.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 5/26/14

    May 26 2014 12:53 PM

    Local stocks saw a flat start to the trading week on Monday. Selling intentions harboured by participants were stymied by the strong finish seen for US stocks at the conclusion of last week which saw the broader US market end at record highs on Friday.

  • China Mulls Increasing Export Taxes of Precious Rare Earths

    May 23 2014 1:57 PM

    Two months after a WTO ruling said that had China violated international trade rules regarding its imposed measures on rare earths exports, the country plans to increase the export taxes of its precious metals and minerals this year, 2014.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 4/1/14

    April 01 2014 12:57 PM

    Solid gains on Wall Street overnight have been ignored by local investors on the first day of a new month and quarter. The gains in the US were driven by dovish comments made by Fed Chair Janet Yellen. Ms Yellen gave a speech on Monday defending the Fed´s policy of low interest rates and bond-buying, saying that the ´´extraordinary´´ commitment to stimulus will be needed for some time in the face of the ´´considerable´´ slack in the economy and labour market. Ms Yellen suggested that this ´´vie...

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 3/27/14

    March 27 2014 4:39 PM

    The Australian share market is trading lower on Thursday, down 0.9 per cent at lunchtime in the East following weakness on Wall Street overnight.

  • China Violated Global Trade Rules on Rare Earths Exports – WTO

    March 27 2014 1:38 PM

    The World Trade Organization has ruled on a case lodged against China, saying the latter's restrictions of its rare earths exports violated global trade rules.

  • Australia’s Greenland Minerals Enter MOU with China Firm, Shares Up

    March 24 2014 5:16 PM

    Australian rare earths miner Greenland Minerals and Energy Limited announced on Monday it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with China Non‐Ferrous Metal Industry to push the development of the Kvanefjeld Project in Greenland.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 3/11/14

    March 11 2014 5:11 PM

    The Australian share market closed flat on Tuesday, despite another big fall in the iron ore price. The commodity plunged nine per cent to close below US$105 / dry tonne within the last session. However our mining players managed to brush off the big drop after falling heavily during yesterday's trade. A gain in financial stocks helped the market close steady, with the All Ords down just one point to 5429.3.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 3/11/14

    March 11 2014 1:08 PM

    The ASX 200 started with modest gains on Tuesday, notwithstanding the weaker finish seen in US markets overnight. At its best levels in the first hour of trade the index was ahead by 11 points, although that lead faded quickly. Patchy improvements for the financials helped the market hold its ground initially.

  • NASA Invites Private Companies To Apply For Mining on the Moon

    February 12 2014 1:39 PM

    NASA recently updated all of its followers about the possibility of gardening and even mining up on the moon.

  • North Korea Holds Potential 216 Million Tonnes Rare Earths

    February 11 2014 3:17 PM

    North Korea's been reported to be potentially holding the world's largest deposit of rare earth minerals at 216 million tonnes, which if properly managed and funneled could make the world's most isolated regime and its people rich and powerful.