Articles Tagged "US Congress"

Nevada Copper Up 20 Percent — Key Land Bill Could Pass Next Week

Copper – The Lyon County Land Bill, which would allow for an accelerated permitting path for Stage 2 of Nevada Copper's Pumpkin Hollow project, could pass in the Senate next week. The bill has been included in the National Defense Authorization Act, which has has passed in Congress without fail for 51 years in a row.

The Rare Earth Debate Continues in Congress

Rare Earth – Multiple bills are before the US Congress that aim to create a domestic rare earth and critical metals supply chain. The bills share a common objective; streamline the permitting process for mining companies, as well as the creation of rare earth recycling.

Neodymium’s Strategic Importance Gets Traction With US Congress

Rare Earth – Friday, The House of Representatives approved the National Defense Authorization Act, which outlines the US Department of Defense’s (DoD) budget and expenditures. Included in the Act was an amendment to formulate a plan to establish a domestic source of rare earth element neodymium.

Politics & Palladium: Showtime!

Political wrangling over the General Motor bailout could well be the silver lining for Stillwater Mining Co. Other automakers continue to use palladium, thereby ensuring higher prices. The $58 billion federal rescue of General Motors has got the US platinum-group metals (PGMs) producer Stillwater Mining, which had lost its sales contract under the GM bankruptcy [...]