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Pentagon looks to AI to predict prices of critical minerals

The Pentagon has unveiled plans to develop a new AI-driven programme, known as the ‘Open Price Exploration for National Security’…

The countries controlling the critical minerals supply chain: in four charts

With the global energy transition under way, critical minerals are fast replacing fossil fuels as the most sought after natural…

Signal: “worst environmental disaster” in metal mining was not an accident

Mexico’s Environment Minister Maria Luisa Albores said on 12 October that the toxic oil spill of August 2014 – “the…

Argentina’s copper export plans opposed by environmentalists

In August, Argentina’s presidential primary elections gave the lead to far-right and libertarian candidate Javier Milei, who wants to install…

The top ten critical minerals powerhouses of the energy transition

Before the 1960s, life in the Middle Eastern region now known as the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would have looked…