NASA invites applications from companies wanting to mine moon

NASA has now started inviting applications from private companies to take the first steps in exploring the moon for resources such as helium 3 and rare earth metals.

Greenland removes ban on uranium mining

Greenland`s parliament has voted in favor of removing a 25-year-old ban on uranium mining.

Rare earth prices up amid illegal mining crackdown

Rare earth metals are a group of 17 elements that are widely used in high-tech products.

China vows protection of rare earth metals

China Wednesday vowed to protect its rare earth products and said it will work with other countries to solve the policy disputes over the resources.