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Wyoming a step closer to self-regulating uranium industry

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 25, 2014
Wyoming a step closer to self-regulating uranium industry

The state's industry is currently regulated by The Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Smart oil is cheap oil: Rudolf Hokanson

The Energy Report | November 26, 2014

Even a global economic growth slowdown will not seriously impact the future of the shale oil patch, Rudolf "Rudy" Hokanson tells The Energy Report.

Alaska’s Pebble mine scores win after court orders EPA to back off

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 25, 2014
Alaska’s Pebble mine scores win after court orders EPA to back off

A federal judge has ruled in favour of the Pebble mine project, putting a temporary halt on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to protect Bristol Bay.

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Follow the sand to the real fracking boom

Oilprice.com | November 25, 2014

When it takes up to four million pounds of sand to frack a single well, it’s no wonder that demand is outpacing supply and frack sand producers are becoming the biggest behind-the-scenes beneficiaries of the American oil and gas boom.

BHP warns more cost cuts, management shake up before demerger

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 24, 2014
BHP warns more cost cuts, management shake up before demerger

The world's largest miner has stepped up its cost-cutting plans as it battles a sharp slide in iron ore, coal and oil prices.

Marin Katusa: winter is coming—how investors can win in the 'Colder War'

The Energy Report | November 20, 2014

Casey Research energy strategist Marin Katusa cautions that Russia and China have forged an alliance with the goal of world supremacy through control of the energy market and Vladimir Putin is winning.

Cliffs mulls closing Bloom Lake iron ore mine for lack of buyers

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 19, 2014
Cliffs mulls closing Bloom Lake iron ore mine for lack of buyers

Closing the mine will cost $650 million to $700 million over the next five years.

Finding gold dollars in Nevada: Thomas Drolet

The Gold Report | November 19, 2014
Arizona to be second state in the US to legally accept gold, silver as tender

Patience is the key to a golden future for both investors and miners. Thomas Drolet of Drolet & Associates Energy Services Inc. is an energy expert who is also an avid gold investor.

Blood diamonds still at Central African mining sector’s heart

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 18, 2014
Blood diamonds still at Central Africa mining sector’s heart

A year after an export ban on raw gems in the country, reports show its diamonds are being sold to traders from Sudan to Belgium.

Cecilia Jamasmie

Final decision on Keystone XL pipeline may end up in Nebraska’s hands

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 17, 2014
Final decision on Keystone XL pipeline may end up in Nebraska’s hands

While most senators support the pipeline, a binding vote has not been held in the Senate under a Democratic majority since 2012.

Corporate social responsibility is not filling a wish list of community wants: Michael Porter

Michael Allan McCrae | November 14, 2014
michael porter

A top corporate strategist.

Obama blasts Keystone as U.S. House votes in favour of approving it

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 14, 2014
Obama blasts Keystone pipeline ahead of vote on potential approval

Veto likely if passed by Congress.

Alberta seen growing at slowest pace in 5 years after oil prices plunge

Bloomberg | November 14, 2014
Alabama explores potential of tapping into its oil sands reserves

Alberta, which derives a quarter of its economy from the oil sands and other energy resources, is poised to grow at the slowest pace in five years as crude prices slump.

VIDEO: Axel Merk, Peter Schiff discuss contrarian investing

Peter Schiff - SchiffGold | November 13, 2014

Merk, a one-time Swiss resident, also provides insight into the Swiss Gold Initiative at the end of November.

BHP, Rio Tinto call for global deal to push clean coal

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 13, 2014
BHP, Rio Tinto call for global deal to push clean coal

Their plea comes amid fears a climate change deal reached Wednesday between the U.S. and China could hurt coal miners in Australia.

Rocks to riches with Thomas Schuster

The Gold Report | November 13, 2014

The key to finding gold is understanding the rocks. Thomas Schuster is a geologist and mining analyst with a deep understanding of where the gold hides.

Five banks fined over $3bn in foreign exchange probe

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 12, 2014
Five banks fined over $3bn in foreign exchange probe

These are the first cases to come out of a global probe into allegations of widespread rate-rigging in foreign exchange markets.

PHOTOS: Bingham Canyon rebuilds after landslide

Frik Els | November 11, 2014
PHOTOS: Bingham Canyon rebuilds after landslide

MINING.com tours Rio Tinto Kennecott's Bingham Canyon mine 18 months after the largest non-volcanic landslide in history.

Shipwreck salvager recovers 15,500 gold, silver coins

Frik Els | November 11, 2014
Shipwreck salvager recovers 15,500 gold, silver coins

Odyssey Marine recovers over 15,500 silver and gold coins including Double Eagles, 45 gold ingots, dust, nuggets and jewelry from 1857 SS Central America shipwreck since April.

Jordan Roy-Byrne - The Daily Gold

Close to the bottom but not there yet

Jordan Roy-Byrne - The Daily Gold | November 10, 2014

The selloff in precious metals intensified over the past week.

Canadian mergers picking up: New Gold buys Bayfield

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 10, 2014
Canadian mergers picking up: New Gold buys Bayfield

Transaction is worth around $15 million.

US dollar index update

David Petch | November 10, 2014

I decided to do an important update of the US Dollar Index, because Friday’s rise in Gold and gold stocks alongside oil indicated a likely top.

Imperial Metals to face ancient "protectors" in court

Stockwatch.in | November 10, 2014
B.C. breaking information act by not disclosing Mount Polley reports: lawyers

The Indian group opposing Imperial Metals Corp.'s Red Chris mine, known as the Klabona Keepers, says that nobody properly consulted its members about the project, a "grave and serious" violation of aboriginal rights.

Swiss UBS faces fine over alleged precious metals trading wrongdoing

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 9, 2014
Swiss UBS faces fine over alleged precious metals trading wrongdoing

The bank, which is the world’s largest private lender, is also expected to announce an agreement regarding alleged collusion and manipulation in the foreign exchange market.

BHP closer to unveiling details of upcoming spin-off

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 9, 2014
BHP closer to unveiling details of upcoming spin-off

The world’s largest miner is only two weeks away from shedding more light on an upcoming spin-off of unwanted assets.

Are Barrick Gold USA and Goldcorp USA About to Be Saved by the Swiss?

The Motley Fool | November 9, 2014

Investors in Canadian giants Barrick and Goldcorp have been running for the exits in ever-larger numbers, as each piece of bad news triggers massive sell-offs in the stocks.

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