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This Brand New Nation Is Gearing Up For Mineral Exploration

This Brand New Nation Is Gearing Up For Mineral Exploration

Bougainville, a 9,300 square kilometer…

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5 Stocks Set To Soar As Metal Markets Take Off

May 23, 2017 at 17:10 | Charles Kennedy

There is no commodity as essential and yet unknown as zinc, a metal that plays a central role in everything from infrastructure to military technology and even health care. But…

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Will Big Production Cuts In China Provide Another Boost For Zinc Prices?

May 23, 2017 at 10:01 | Dave Forest

Back from the proEXPLO exploration conference in Peru. Where metals like gold and zinc were some of the biggest stories of the show. And zinc may be about to get…

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This Brand New Nation Is Gearing Up For Mineral Exploration

May 05, 2017 at 09:41 | Dave Forest

Big opportunities come when new terrains open for exploration. And this week, one of the world’s newest countries declared itself open for business — offering up ground that already holds…

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Mining Crackdown In The Philippines Could Be About To End

May 04, 2017 at 10:08 | Dave Forest

I wrote a few weeks back about cracks appearing in the Philippines’ government war on mining. And yesterday, the anti-mining movement suffered a major blow. With controversial Environment Secretary…

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Does This Reversal Show A Crack In The Philippines’ War On Mining

Apr 20, 2017 at 09:31 | Dave Forest

The past year’s massive anti-mining drive by the Philippines government has wreaked havoc on the local sector. With the latest example being Australian miner Greenstone Resources this week saying it…

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This Rare Metal Just Saw Its Price Jump By 30%

Apr 12, 2017 at 10:36 | Dave Forest

Amazing price action this week, for a metal we don’t hear much about. Ruthenium. Rates for this platinum group metal surged over the weekend, according to data from Platts.…

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Judgement Day Awaits South Africa’s Mining Sector

Mar 29, 2017 at 12:48 | Dave Forest

Tense days in the South Africa mining sector. With industry waiting to see if the government will move on major amendments to the country’s mining code — which are reportedly…

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5 Mining Companies Set for Major Breakouts In 2017

Mar 27, 2017 at 16:53 | Charles Kennedy

While the beginning of 2016 was a rough one for metals miners, by the end of last year the recovery had started, and now we’re heading into a nice bull…

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Has South Africa Just Pushed The Restart Button For Mining?

Feb 23, 2017 at 11:04 | Dave Forest

One of the most striking stories in mining the last decade has been the decline of South Africa. With that nation going from world’s top gold producer in 2006 all…

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Electric Car Showdown: China And Tesla Scramble For Supply

Feb 08, 2017 at 17:51 | James Burgess

As China moves stealthily on the world’s cobalt and lithium supplies to feed an unprecedented US$360-billion renewable energy push, watch what happens next in Chile, where Chinese investors are…

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