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Uralkali: No plans to bring back Russia-Belarus potash pact

Frik Els | September 16, 2014
Uralkali: No plans to bring back Russia-Belarus potash pact

No going back to clubby system of tightly controlled global supply and set prices that served North American and European producers so well in the past.

Australia signs uranium export deal with India

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 5, 2014
Australia seeks deal to sell uranium to India

The country lifted a long-standing ban on selling uranium to energy-starved India in 2012 and both have been negotiating a nuclear safeguards agreement since then.

John Browne - Euro Pacific Capital

Markets climb as world faces crisis

On August 28th while the geographical area formerly known as Iraq descended further into chaos, President Obama announced to the world "We don't have a strategy, yet."

Oil field services surprise: Brandon Dobell on the upstart that could compete with the big three

The Energy Report | September 4, 2014

Consolidation is coming to the oil and gas industry, says Brandon Dobell of William Blair & Co.

Rare earth, other mining projects pile up in northern Europe

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 3, 2014
Rare earth, other mining projects pile up in northern Europe

Vast stretches of northern Europe’s wilderness will soon host more mining companies going ahead with several projects in the area.

PGM roller coaster ride: long way down

Frik Els | September 2, 2014
Palladium price roller coaster ride: long way down

Palladium drops sharply from 13-year highs. Sister metal platinum close to wiping out 2014 gains.

Palladium price sets fresh 13-year high

Frik Els | August 29, 2014
Palladium price sets fresh 13-year high

But platinum slide continues despite Ukraine escalation.

Gold up on Ukraine tensions, but gains pared

Jeffrey Richmond | August 28, 2014
gold up on ukraine tensions, but gains pared feat

U.S. data showed stronger-than-expected Q2 growth.

Oilprice.com

New technology could end the debate over pipeline safety

Oilprice.com | August 28, 2014
New technology could end the debate over pipeline safety

Monitoring, detecting pipeline corrosion still a 'crude' affair.

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.

Platinum, palladium prices are tanking

Frik Els | August 20, 2014
Platinum, palladium prices are tanking

Supply fears have pushed prices higher, but industry worries are shifting to softening demand.

Oilprice.com

Ukraine's next crisis? Economic disaster

Oilprice.com | August 19, 2014
Ukraines next crisis economic disaster

Conflict forcing coal mines to cut output, close.

Palladium skyrockets on Russia tensions, hits 13-year high

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 18, 2014
Palladium skyrockets on Russia tensions, hits 13-year high

It hit $900 a troy ounce for the first time since 2001.

INFOGRAPHIC: The top ten nations stockpiling gold

Michael Allan McCrae | August 17, 2014
stockpiling gold

USA. USA.

This $2 million red diamond is the hero in Rio’s annual tender

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 12, 2014
This $2 million red diamond is the hero in Rio’s annual tender

In the 30 years Rio Tinto's Argyle Pink Diamonds have been tendering the rare gems, only 13 red diamonds have been brought in.

Where is Casey's Marin Katusa stashing his money when Europe heats up?

The Energy Report | August 12, 2014
Where is Casey's Marin Katusa stashing his money when Europe heats up

Shares four junior names he thinks could profit, and one truly contrarian name for those expecting the worst.

Oilprice.com

Who needs Russia? Ukraine will destroy itself with new gas tax

Oilprice.com | August 12, 2014
Ukraine will destroy itself with new gas tax

Tax promises to cripple new energy sector investment.

Australia may ban uranium sales to Russia as part of sanctions

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 11, 2014
Australia may ban uranium sales to Russia as part of sanctions

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said that sanctions to date had only been imposed on Russian individuals and companies but Australia could consider "other options".

Gold price rallies on Iraq, Ukraine

Frik Els | August 8, 2014
Gold price rallies on Iraq, Ukraine

Near one-month high on chaos in Iraq, threats of Russian invasion of Ukraine and a sharp pullback in equities.

Japan, Chile sign mining deals

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 7, 2014
Japan, Chile sign mining deals

Japan already allocates 90% of its investment in Chile to mining.

Will mining disappear in the next decade?

Will mining disappear in the next decade

Trend of mine production moving to emerging economies will continue.

How three geologists discovered copper, diamond and gold deposits

CEO.CA | August 7, 2014
how three geologists discovered copper, diamond and gold deposits feat

"She’s the only woman I know who found the diamonds she wears."

Gold flat amid conflicting developments

Jeffrey Richmond | August 5, 2014
gold flat amid conflicting developments feat

Host of competing factors trap precious metal.

David Sadowski: Are you ready for upward pressure on uranium prices?

The Gold Report | August 5, 2014
David Sadowski Are you ready for upward pressure on uranium prices

It has something to do with how orange juice is produced.

Coal exporters not backing down despite glut; could China enter the market too?

SNL Energy | July 30, 2014
Coal exporters not backing down feat

No signs of production slowdown in major coal-exporting countries.

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