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Uranium stocks follow spot price higher

Frik Els | August 25, 2014
Uranium stocks follow spot price higher

After a brutal correction early 2014, near term producers and explorers are enjoying a great quarter as the uranium spot price jumps 8% in August.

Canada's most expensive cupcake is topped with gold, diamond sprinkles

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 24, 2014
Canada's most expensive cupcake is topped with gold, diamond sprinkles

It can be ordered for "only" $900.

If China, Russia succeed in ditching the dollar…

Sprott Group | August 24, 2014
What if China, Russia succeed in ditching the dollar

This is one of the greatest wealth transfers in history.

SCO and Mackinder’s prophecy

GoldMoney | August 24, 2014
SCO and Mackinder’s prophecy

The SCO intends to do away with the U.S. dollar for trade settlement.

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NexGen Energy site visit: all signs point to arrow

Travis McPherson - CEO.ca | August 22, 2014

For over a year we’ve been following NexGen Energy’s (NXE:TSXV) potential to discover the next high-grade uranium deposit.

Leonardo DiCaprio in Canada’s Fort McMurray to learn about the oil sands

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 22, 2014
Leonardo DiCaprio in Canada’s Fort McMurray to learn about the oil sands

The actor is doing research for an upcoming documentary on the subject.

Gold mine collapse in Central African Republic kills 37

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 22, 2014
Gold mine collapse in Central African Republic kills 25

The mine is owned by Canadian Axmin, but was taken over by rebels over a year ago.

Summer drift continues

GoldMoney | August 22, 2014
summer drift feat

Underlying factor dollar's strength not gold’s weakness.

Smart money looking at this junior miner on the Cortez Trend in Nevada

Cortez Trend

Cortez District hosts Barrick’s most profitable mines and exploration growth.

Glasenberg: 'Supercycle ain't over' – demand 'higher than it’s ever been'

Frik Els | August 20, 2014
Glasenberg: 'Supercycle ain't over' - demand 'higher than it’s ever been'

Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg strikes positive note after announcing jump in profits, output and better trading conditions at Swiss commodities giant.

Mount Polley spurs call for uranium tailings check

Jeffrey Richmond | August 20, 2014
mount polley spurs call for uranium tailings check feat

Seven firms have until September 15 to respond.

Mexican mining company lied on spill: government

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 20, 2014
Mexican mining company lied on spill: government

Authorities said Grupo Mexico lied about a spill of 40,000 cubic meters of acids and heavy metals that contaminated two rivers and a dam in the northern state of Sonora.

INFOGRAPHIC: Best, brightest CEOs in mining

Visual Capitalist | August 20, 2014
CEOs in mining feat

Who were the top earners in 2013?

Potash prices, oversupply scaring potential Jansen partners: BHP

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 19, 2014
Potash prices, oversupply scaring potential Jansen partners: BHP

Chief Executive Officer Andrew Mackenzie said the project ramains in BHP's main plans, but added the firm is not in a rush to develop it.

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Ross Beaty on the end of his Lumina Group dynasty

Travis McPherson - CEO.ca | August 19, 2014
ross beaty feat

"I am really pleased that First Quantum has successfully acquired our Taca Taca deposit."

Jack Caldwell

Mt. Polley: Expert panel review

Jack Caldwell | August 19, 2014
mt polley expert panel review

"I do not believe a better panel could be found."

Which investors had a good year and why interest rates will probably stay low: Rick Rule

Michael Allan McCrae | August 18, 2014
rick rule 400 tight feat

"For those who have been around the sector for ten years and have begun to understand the good from the bad and ugly, those investors have had a very good year indeed."

Bennett unveils 2 plans sparked by Mount Polley

Jeffrey Richmond | August 18, 2014
mount polley disaster feat

"Everything is on the table."

Ivanhoe picks banks to evaluate African copper projects

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 18, 2014
Ivanhoe picks banks to evaluate African copper projects

The strategic review will focus on the potential introduction of third-party strategic investors or joint-venture parties for the Kamoa and Kipushi copper projects in the DRC.

Cecilia Jamasmie

Demerged BHP may not hold on to coal assets for long: analysts

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 18, 2014
Demerged BHP may not hold on to coal assets for long: analysts

The division contributed just $746 million of the $21.12 billion earnings BHP reported for the 2013 financial year.

New silver fix procedure from today

GoldMoney | August 18, 2014
New silver fix procedure from today

A welcome advance on the old silver fix.

Why don't your stocks go up? You're asking the wrong questions

Asking the wrong questions

Quality is much more important than quantity.

Travis McPherson - CEO.ca

Renewables aren’t enough-clean coal is the future

Travis McPherson - CEO.ca | August 17, 2014
coal pile 333

Germany opened more coal-fired power plants in 2013 than any other time in the past 20 years.

Imperial Metal to raise $100 M to cover Mount Polley cleanup costs

Business in Vancouver | August 15, 2014
mount polley photosat feat

Imperial’s battered stocks took a healthy bump of more than 10%.

America's first oil sands producer and other natural resources surprises: Peter Epstein

The Energy Report | August 15, 2014
America's first oil sands producer and other natural resources surprises

Who stands to capture the graphite market?

Critics demand stronger action to tackle increased oil sands pollution

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 15, 2014
Critics demand stronger action to tackle increased oil sands pollution

Levels of sulphur dioxide and nitrous dioxide — two chemicals that contribute to acid rain and smog — hit three on a scale where four is the maximum.

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