Posted on December 26, 2012
In September 2011, British Columbia Premier Christy Clark laid out an agenda to spur job creation in the province. As part of her plan, she promised 17 new or expanded mines in BC by 2015. However, a recent decision to …
Posted on December 20, 2012
With wide-eyed ambition, BHP Billiton hopes its Jansen project will change the potash industry
Posted on December 6, 2012
As of December 5, 2012 Pinetree and its joint actors collectively now hold an aggregate of 9, 500, 000 common shares of Potash Ridge.
Posted on April 8, 2012
Silver moved into the second quarter displaying a pattern investors are likely becoming all too familiar with, whereby the market shows signs of strength at the opening of the week, responds negatively to a midweek disappointment, and attempts to claw its way back with the approach of the weekend.
Posted on April 7, 2012
Copper hit its highest level in 2012 this week, boosted by strong manufacturing data from China. Steady job growth in the US too is pushing up demand, but downside risks especially in Europe remain.
Posted on April 5, 2012
Recent potash contract placements by some of the world’s largest buyers have raised hopes of a resurgence in the fortunes of potash companies and their investors.
Posted on March 31, 2012
Silver started this week moving in a positive direction, but is now back under pressure. The metal has yet to return to its February 29 high, and it appears that many investors are deciding not to wait around.
Posted on March 27, 2012
Tailings are materials produced from mining such as milled rock and effluents. In many cases, massive quantities of these materials, regarded as waste, are left from previous operations. Given the potential health and environmental risks associated with tailings, they could be viewed as problems or project deterrents, but then again, they could be viewed as a source of cash.
Posted on March 23, 2012
There is no doubt that copper mining is a big business in Arizona, supporting over 62,000 jobs and contributing about $7.5 billion to the state’s GDP. But for Arizona to retain its prominent position in the industry, and indeed for the United States to remain a significant producer of the metal, the way that state legislature and national regulations move forward on land and mining rights will be critical.
Posted on March 19, 2012
Alaska Dispatch reported on Ucore's (TSXV:UCU) progress at the Bokan rare earth project in Alaska.
Posted on March 11, 2012
Serial mega-mine developer Robert Friedland said in early February that Ivanplats will be developing the Kamoa mine in the DRC, Africa’s largest copper project that will have a lifespan that can be “measured in generations as opposed to decades.”
Posted on March 9, 2012
China, the world’s largest supplier of rare earth, may almost double exports this year, meeting quotas set by the government as lower prices continue to stimulate demand.
Posted on February 29, 2012
After five years of declines, primarily attributed to low production, poor prices, and a high Australian dollar, IBISWorld’s “Industries to fly and fall in 2012” report forecasts a “revenue rebound” for Australia’s diamond and gemstone mining industry that will involve five years of growth with industry revenues climbing to $947.3 million by 2016-17.
Posted on February 9, 2012
Nova Mining Corp. (OTCQB:NVMN) announced it has launched a new website following progress at its diamond mine.
Posted on January 17, 2012
Trevali Mining Corporation (TSX:TV,OTCQX:TREVF,FWB:4TI) announced its support and commitment to the recently launched First Nations Underground Core Mining Training Program through the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) in Miramichi. Trevali has partnered with the Aboriginal Workforce Development Initiative (AWDI) and the New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour (PETL) to train and employ 12 people from Elsipogtog, Pabineau, Eel Ground, Esgenoopetitj, Eel River Bar and Metepenagiag for Trevali's Halfmile Mine in the Bathurst Mining Camp of northern New Brunswick.
Posted on December 30, 2011
The Northern Echo reported that Cleveland Potash is working on an energy use reduction initiative with Teesside University in England.
Posted on December 20, 2011
Sydney Morning Herald reported that Newcrest Mining's (ASX:NCM) shares fell after news its gold grades were diminishing.
Posted on December 16, 2011
CBC reported that a landowner at Atlantic's proposed potash exploration site has not been consulted about the project.
Posted on December 12, 2011
SMH reported Australia's former primer minister says its current prime minister is dead wrong to sell uranium to India.
Posted on December 8, 2011
IBTimes reported that Afghanistan is issuing tenders on gold properties in an effort to reduce dependence on international aid.
Posted on December 2, 2011
While large zinc stockpiles, weak prices and cloudy global economic projections cast a veil of gloom over zinc markets, salvation is not far away.
Posted on December 2, 2011
Bloomberg reported copper traders are bullish on signs that demand is rising due to a drop in global inventories.
Posted on December 1, 2011
IBTimes reported the Eco Oro Minerals (TSX:GSL) found high-grade silver and gold at its Colombia-based Angostura project.
Posted on December 1, 2011
Mining Weekly reported that China National Coal Group will use a special cooling technology developed at a gold mine for its coal mining operations.
Posted on November 30, 2011
Great Panther Silver Ltd. (TSX:GPR,AMEX:GPL) announced extended mineralization and continuity of gold-silver veins at Guanajuato.
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