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Chinese Mining Giant To Ramp Up Copper Production

Chinese Mining Giant To Ramp Up Copper Production

Jan 29, 2016 at 09:58 | Dave Forest

The world lost a great mine this week: the Century zinc operation in Australia. Where the operator, China’s MMG, shipped the final loads of concentrates that…

Here Are 175 Resource Companies On The Verge Of Financial Upheaval

Here Are 175 Resource Companies On The Verge Of Financial Upheaval

Jan 27, 2016 at 09:25 | Dave Forest

The New Year is bringing some seismic shifts across the natural resources industry. With a huge swath of mining and energy companies being warned this week on coming changes to…

This Asian Country Just Became The World’s Biggest Lead And Zinc Buyer

This Asian Country Just Became The World’s Biggest Lead And Zinc Buyer

Jan 26, 2016 at 09:40 | Dave Forest

In the minerals sector — all the way from exploration projects up to mining operations — it’s critical to know who the potential buyers are for…

Could Low Oil Prices Cause A Global Recession?

Could Low Oil Prices Cause A Global Recession?

Jan 25, 2016 at 14:36 | James Hamilton

The global economy is slipping into recession. The evidence is showing up in all the usual ways: slowing output growth, slumping purchasing-manager indexes, widening credit spreads, declining corporate earnings, falling…

These New Numbers Show A Major Threat To Gold Is Disappearing

These New Numbers Show A Major Threat To Gold Is Disappearing

Jan 25, 2016 at 09:35 | Dave Forest

A lot of eyes in the global gold sector on India the last few months. Looking to see what effect radical new plans in the bullion business here might have…

Market Insiders Baffled By Low Platinum Prices

Market Insiders Baffled By Low Platinum Prices

Jan 22, 2016 at 09:38 | Dave Forest

Unexpected news in the platinum market this week. With key consumer Japan saying that it’s buying surged to a record in 2015. Japan’s biggest bullion seller, Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo, reported…

Despite Low Prices, Chinese Ramp Up Copper Production Here

Despite Low Prices, Chinese Ramp Up Copper Production Here

Jan 19, 2016 at 09:46 | Dave Forest

New copper production has been hitting the market fast and regular of late. And this week we got news that yet another massive mining project…

Leading Copper Producer Announcing ‘Drastic Cuts’

Leading Copper Producer Announcing ‘Drastic Cuts’

Jan 14, 2016 at 09:39 | Dave Forest

Copper is officially below $2 per pound. And that’s caused a flurry of activity in the world’s top-producing nation for the red metal. Chile. Concern over…

Uranium In 2016: Time To Watch The Athabasca Basin

Uranium In 2016: Time To Watch The Athabasca Basin

Jan 13, 2016 at 11:52 | Tommy Humphreys

The best way to make money as a mining investor is by owning a company that has exploration success, or being on the right side of…

This Is Good News For South American Gold Miners

This Is Good News For South American Gold Miners

Jan 11, 2016 at 09:50 | Dave Forest

Interesting reports emerging this week from the world’s largest gold-consuming nation: India. Where it appears buyers are increasingly looking to a new part of the world to secure bullion supply.…

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