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Finance

These Two New Sources Of Financing Give Hope To The Energy Industry

These Two New Sources Of Financing Give Hope To The Energy Industry

Jan 07, 2016 at 09:54 | Dave Forest

Confirmed this week — 2015 was a record year for natural resource investment. With data from private equity analysts Preqin showing that resource funds raised…

$1 Billion Copper Mine Deal In The Making Here

$1 Billion Copper Mine Deal In The Making Here

Jan 05, 2016 at 09:47 | Dave Forest

Mine sales are continuing to accelerate around the world. With names emerging this week in one of the biggest sales going in the copper industry right…

New Mining Laws Here Make For A Promising 2016

New Mining Laws Here Make For A Promising 2016

Jan 04, 2016 at 10:22 | Dave Forest

Great start to the year for one of the world’s best up-and-coming mining spots. Myanmar. Late in December, lawmakers in the country signed new amendments to…

No.1 Copper Mining Nation Still Churning Out A Profit

No.1 Copper Mining Nation Still Churning Out A Profit

Dec 24, 2015 at 09:44 | Dave Forest

The government of world-leading copper nation Chile did something this week it’s never done before. It published data on copper production costs for nearly its entire mining industry.…

Copper Prices Under Pressure As Peru/Ecuador Ramp Up Production

Copper Prices Under Pressure As Peru/Ecuador Ramp Up Production

Dec 23, 2015 at 09:40 | Dave Forest

Copper prices have moved up a little the last few days, after nearing $2.05/lb during the past week. But news from two countries this week suggests…

Did Mining Profits Just Jump 21 Percent Overnight For This Entire Nation?

Did Mining Profits Just Jump 21 Percent Overnight For This Entire Nation?

Dec 22, 2015 at 10:26 | Dave Forest

The World Gold Council recently reported that production costs for the global gold industry have dropped nearly 20% over the last two and a half years.…

Does This Emergency Move Mean Trouble In China's Mining Sector

Does This Emergency Move Mean Trouble In China's Mining Sector

Dec 14, 2015 at 10:06 | Dave Forest

Very interesting reports emerging from China’s mining sector late last week. Suggesting that the sector is struggling with some major issues, and needs serious help in…

Change In Legislation Here Gives Miners More Freedom

Change In Legislation Here Gives Miners More Freedom

Dec 10, 2015 at 11:07 | Dave Forest

Most mining investors probably missed a small but potentially critical item this week — from local press in one of America’s most important re-emerging mining districts.…

Super Well Discovery And New Govt. Spark Shale Boom In Argentina

Super Well Discovery And New Govt. Spark Shale Boom In Argentina

Dec 09, 2015 at 12:21 | James Burgess

The recent discovery of a ‘super well’ in Argentina’s prized Vaca Muerta shale has further raised the stakes in this market-defying venue, positioning the only junior…

EPA Rule Creates Multi Billion Market For This Tech

EPA Rule Creates Multi Billion Market For This Tech

Dec 01, 2015 at 17:32 | James Burgess

The U.S. government’s recent mercury pollution regulations have created a new multi-billion-dollar energy industry for next-generation, low-cost mercury emissions control tech, with the first beneficiary…

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