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Jun 13, 2018
US automakers are finding more ways to boost lithium output to cut their dependence on ChinaIn North Carolina, Nevada and other states, miners are working to revive the US lithium industry, once the world’s largest until it fell off in the 1990s.
May 05, 2018
Hawaii: Two dead, 28 injured after 6.9-magnitude earthquake causes eruption in Kilauea volcano; residents fleeThe US Geological Survey said the quake struck at 12.32 pm (2232 GMT) and was centered on the south flank of the Kilauea volcano, which first erupted on Thursday after a series of tremors on the island.
Apr 19, 2018
Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 strikes southern Iran near nuclear plant; no injuries reported yetThe US Geological Survey said a magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck southern Iran near a nuclear plant, shaking Bahrain and other areas around the Persian Gulf.
Apr 17, 2018
Rare earth minerals found in Japanese island's mud could drastically transform global economy, claims studyAn estimated 16 million tonnes of mud containing massive, "semi-infinite" stores of valuable rare earth minerals, found in a small Japanese island in the Pacific Ocean could alter global economy, a new study has revealed.
Feb 26, 2018
Powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea, disrupts communications, oil and gas operationsThe quake hit Papua New Guinea's mountainous interior and US scientists said there was no tsunami threat.
Feb 17, 2018
Powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake slams south, central Mexico; no immediate reports of deathsCrowds gathered on Mexico City's central Reforma Avenue as well as on streets in Oaxaca state's capital, nearer the quake's epicentre
Jan 23, 2018
Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 hits Indonesia; no casualty reported, buildings damaged in JavaA moderately strong earthquake shook the Indonesian island of Java on Tuesday, damaging buildings near the epicenter and shaking office buildings in the country's capital.
Jan 15, 2018
Peru earthquake: Two dead, 65 injured after 7.3-magnitude rocks South American nation, tsunami threat ruled outA 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook southern Peru on Sunday, killing at least two people and injuring 65 others
Jan 10, 2018
Massive earthquake measuring 7.6 on Richter Scale strikes near Honduras, sparking tsunami warningA massive earthquake of magnitude 7.6 struck north of Honduras in the Caribbean Sea on Tuesday, sparking a tsunami warning in the area
Nov 14, 2017
Iran earthquake: 530 dead, 7,200 injured as tragedy leaves behind trail of destructionTeams of Iranian rescuers dug through rubble in a hunt for survivors Monday after a major earthquake struck the Iran-Iraq border, killing at least 445 people and injuring thousands