Monthly Archives: August 2019

MELBOURNE (Reuters): PapuaNewGuinea may shut Chinese-owned Nickel plant after spill

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – A nickel processing plant owned by Metallurgical Corp of China (MCC) that spilled mine waste into Papua New Guinea’s Basamuk Bay faces compensation claims and possibly closure, the head of the country’s minerals authority said on Thursday. Waste from a nickel plant in Papua New Guinea owned by Metallurgical Corporation of China is seen in the waters of the adjacent Basamuk Bay, according to Reuters sources, in Basamuk, Mandang, Papua New … Continue reading

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Forbes: America’s Future Depends On Rare Elements – Senator MarcoRubio’s S-2093 bill

Everyone who has a smart phone, everyone who uses the internet, everyone who buys electricity from solar panels or wind turbines, everyone who wants an electric vehicle – basically everyone – should be worried about America having enough chemical elements that are pretty rare and hard to get. Rare Earth Elements, or REE, is a class of elements that have their own row in the Periodic Table, the second to last one shown in … Continue reading

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Why Samsung Could Be Ditching Smartphone Lithium-Ion Batteries For Graphene

Samsung is rumored to be working on a smartphone that has a graphene battery. What’s with this kind of battery that the Korean giant wants it? Graphene, touted as a “wonder material” is stronger than steel but lighter than paper. First created by scientists in 2004, it is a thin layer of pure carbon extracted from graphite and packed tightly into a honeycomb structure. The material can be built into batteries to greatly enhance … Continue reading

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Kiir, US and Canadian businessmen discuss investment in South Sudan

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and US, Canadian businessmen meeting in Juba (File/Supplied/Nyamilepedia) August 9th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan President, Salva Kiir Mayardiit and met with a delegation of American and Canadian businessmen in Juba on Thursday to discuss investment in different fields in the country, the presidency said in a statement. In a statement, the presidential press unit said the the mission of the visiting foreign investors was to assess and identify … Continue reading

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Meeting with the President and 5 Ministers in Juba, South Sudan

This was a meeting with the President and five ministers of South Sudan as broadcast in local, South African and Ugandan TV.

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REE Magnesium Inc. and CVMR®: Leading the Supply of Critical Metals and Rare Earth Elements to the U.S.

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (PRWEB) August 03, 2019 During the feasibility study, REE Magnesium Inc and CVMR® combined forces creating a joint venture that would take advantage of CVMR®’s vast mineral resources around the world. The joint venture aims to develop a complex of five metal refining structures based on CVMR®’s proprietary vapour metallurgy processes and technologies in the United States. The ultimate goal is to compete with foreign imports of refined metals into the … Continue reading

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