Investors have seen a rise in the market capitalization of top junior mining companies on the TSX Venture Exchange by more than 100% compared to last year.
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Aura Energy has set its hopes on a gold deposit next to its uranium Tiris project in Mauritania.
" Despite the uncertainty around global metal prices, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard has thrown his support behind a project that has the potential to be transformational for the north of his province."
While met coal is clearly the star performer, thermal coal is probably the biggest upset – seaborne prices have jumped 65% in 2016 to above $80 a tonne.
Despite bumps in the road, most commodities are still having big years on a YTD basis.
The CRA is looking to shift an estimated $7.4 billion in foreign earnings between 2003 and 2015 back to Canada.
The world’s biggest coal producer expects to reach targets for cutting unneeded capacity by the end of 2016, which is earlier than planned.
Two new zones on Fission Uranium's Patterson Lake South property reported high-grade assays, catching the notice of Dundee Capital Markets.
The commodity research teams at Macquarie and Barclays, however, are not as optimistic when it comes to potash, aluminum and steel.
Cash optimization, capital access and productivity top EY’s 2016-17 business risks.
The power outage was the product of strong winds and heavy rain caused by what has been called “the most extreme weather system” that has hit the area in decades.
The country is poised to becoming the world’s third largest producer of the commodity, as the massive Husab mine begins production in October.
Despite continued investment in copper assets on the continent from China and India hunting for coal mines.
The explore-develop-produce model cannot be eliminated, but there are plenty of models that work within it or alongside it. Two are worth mentioning.
Dundee Capital Markets increased its target price for Energy Fuels after the company unveiled updated plans to position itself as the premier uranium producer in the U.S., including a scheme to recover U3O8 from tailings ponds at its White Mesa Mill facility.
"Some producers need to move material for cash flow purposes and we have seen some pretty aggressive selling in the past few weeks."
With supply gluts persisting from corn to oil, traders are already gearing up for declines.
Europe's biggest energy project and the UK's first nuclear plant in a generation is greenlighted.
The main challenge for mining near-Earth celestial bodies is neither technology nor cost, but simply “convincing people it is realistic,” says Dr. Phil Metzger.
OSIRIS-REx will collect samples from an asteroid and return them to Earth, in what it could be a pivotal step for firms currently planning to tap into the space mining business.
China’s unquenchable thirst for uranium is driving a renaissance of the market and is likely to pull the global U-sector out of its current doldrums and drive much-needed price increases.
New study shows that mining and milling uranium contributes very few greenhouse gases to the total emissions produced by nuclear power generation.
Producers or the near/former producers.
"When this market turns it will be a lot of fun again."