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Loonie headed to 75 cents by autumn:BMO

Business in Vancouver | July 27, 2015
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Canadians can expect the value of the loonie to drop even further this summer, reaching US$0.75 — or perhaps even lower — according to economists at BMO.

Peter Schiff - Euro Pacific Capital

The nuclear deal is mostly about oil

Iran said to be exporting more oil than allowed

The recent nuclear non-proliferation agreement between Iran and the U.S. has created a firestorm debate in the Middle East and both sides of the Atlantic.

Quebec’s Plan Nord project snubs uranium mining in the province

Globe and Mail | July 26, 2015

One activity notably absent from Quebec's to-do list in the 20-year mining-forestry-energy action plan is uranium mining.

Mining firms should act now to stay ahead of local content rules

Achilles | July 24, 2015
Mining firms should act now to stay ahead of local content rules

Global miners could be at risk of losing valuable exploration and operating licences unless they step up their efforts to award work to suppliers in the locality of contracts.

Global miners improve policies on community consent, while oil and gas lag

Oxfam America | July 23, 2015
Global miners improve policies on community consent, while oil and gas lag

Implementation of “free, prior and informed consent” policies vital tool to prevent conflict and costs to companies, reveals study published Thursday by Oxfam.

Canadian ministers urged to better prevent damage from mining

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 21, 2015
Canadian ministers urged to better prevent damage from mining

Federal Natural Resources Minister, Greg Rickford, argues that the federal government is taking the right steps through new legislation.

Canada's resource industry calls for government collaboration on three key challenges

Industry highlights top priorities at the Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference

Tommy Humphreys

Netolitzky drills for wealth creation hat-trick in B.C.’s Golden Triangle (SKE.v)

Tommy Humphreys | July 20, 2015
Ron Netolitzky

He found his fortune in northwestern British Columbia.

India to create strategic uranium reserve

Andrew Topf | July 19, 2015
UK lets China to buy its nuclear power stations

Concerned about running out of nuclear fuel, India is creating a strategic uranium reserve to ensure that its atomic reactors can keep producing electricity without interruption.

Part II: Will mining boom again, Dad?

Brent Cook | July 16, 2015

Don't hold your breath kid. It’s bleak out there and we have a 10-year super commodity bull to work off this time.

What was it like, Dad?

Brent Cook | July 15, 2015

We lost nearly everyone on that journey which began so optimistically—and naively.

Gwen Preston - Resource Maven

Little left to lose

Perhaps. But when a sector is so downtrodden that it barely shrugs at major global economic events, there is little left to lose.

The long and controversial history of uranium mining in Australia

ABC Radio Australia | July 14, 2015

Last month’s announcement that Energy Resources Australia will pull the plug on the Ranger uranium mine in the Northern Territory signals the end of one of the most controversial chapters in Australian mining history.

Visual Capitalist

INFOGRAPHIC: Data shows investing is heavily biased by Geography

Visual Capitalist | July 14, 2015
Data shows investing is heavily biased by Geography - percentage map

For investors, there’s no place like home. Data shows that investors are heavily sector-biased based on where they live.

Iran, World powers reach ‘historic’ nuclear deal

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 14, 2015
Iran, World powers reach ‘historic’ nuclear deal

The agreement ends decades of economic sanctions against Iran, and includes reductions in centrifuges, international inspections.

Wildfires in Western Canada force miners to halt operations, shipments

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 13, 2015
Wild fires in Western Canada force miners to halt operations, shipments

Production hasn't been affected so far, but some companies such as Cameco and Areva Resources had to suspend shipments.

Russia to sell enriched uranium to Europe

Sputnik News | July 13, 2015

Russia’s top exporter of primary stage nuclear material has completed a pilot shipment to Germany and Sweden via its northern Ust-Luga seaport.

Iran permission to sell uranium, other nuclear products imminent — report

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 13, 2015
Iran permission to sell uranium, other nuclear products imminent — report

The potential agreement could resolve a 12-year dispute over Tehran's nuclear ambitions.

Cameco's uranium shipments halted due to wildfires

Michael Allan McCrae | July 9, 2015
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Production continues at all the mines.

UN Human Rights unit roasts Canada over mining, aboriginal treatment

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 8, 2015
UN Human Rights unit roasts Canada over mining, aboriginal treatment

The human rights committee is currently meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, ahead of finalizing its report and is hearing from Canadian non-government groups, including Amnesty, and from the federal government.

Visual Capitalist

INFOGRAPHIC – Crisis investing: How 14 asset classes performed in times of distress

Visual Capitalist | July 8, 2015
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Today's infographic compares how 14 different asset classes have performed during the last five crises.

These are the top business risks mining and metals firms face

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 7, 2015
These are the top business risks mining and metals firms face

Getting — and keeping — a social license to operate, as well as resource nationalism, remain among the top five business risks for the industry.

Stansberry's Matt Badiali shares his guide to avoiding pitfalls in the climb to resource investing heights

The Gold Report | July 7, 2015
Vancouver explorer rockets on Nevada gold drilling results

Successful resource investors have to make their way past a lot of money pits before they find a stock that will make it to the top.

Fission, Denison merging

Frik Els | July 6, 2015
Fission, Denison merging

Forming $900 million uranium exploration and development company.

Iran brings 13 tons of gold back home after latest round of nuclear talks

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 2, 2015
Iran brings 13 tons of gold back home after latest round of nuclear talks

The nation has successfully repatriated part of its gold holdings that had been frozen as part a number of sanctions imposed by the U.S. and other global powers over its nuclear program.

Mickey Fulp - Mercenary Geologist

Why I am a uranium bull

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Supply destruction.

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