Thomson Reuters GFMS released its 2015 Copper Survey during this month's CESCO week in Santiago, Chile. Copper Investing News had the chance to speak with Bruce Alway, global head of base metals research for Thomson Reuters, about the results.
Orezone Gold has reached a milestone with the completion of a feasibility study for its Bomboré gold project in Burkina Faso. According to Tuesday's release from Orezone, Bomboré requires initial capital costs of $250 million, including $10.5 million of capital credit for an after-tax NPV of $196 million at a 5-percent discount. Investors should see an after-tax IRR of 24.4 percent with a payback period of 2.7 years.
The US Energy Information Association released its Annual Energy Outlook for 2015 (AEO2015), which includes projections up to the year 2040. When it comes to natural gas, the association predicts the US will shift from net importer to net exporter status by 2017.
The International Manganese Institute (IMnI) just put out its research report for the first quarter of 2015, giving a good overview of production, demand and supply trends for steel and manganese markets
Talapoosa will require an initial capital cost of just $51.2 million. Furthermore, using a relatively conservative base-case gold price of $1,150 per ounce for and a silver price of $16 per ounce, the project would see an after-tax net present value of $136 million and a 39-percent internal rate of return.
It's about a month into 2015's second quarter, and as market watchers well know that means silver companies will soon start releasing their financial results for Q1. To prepare for the coming onslaught of releases, Dundee Capital Markets released on Monday an earnings preview tear sheet on the silver companies it's covering.
The first quarter of 2015 hasn't been the most positive for the potash space. Still, some fertilizer companies have managed to see major share price gains, with a couple increasing by over 50 percent year-to-date. Here's a look at the three big gainers on the TSX and TSXV so far this year and what they've done to get the attention of investors.
Brad Gabel of Canamax talks about the current state of the oil market, what his company has been doing to cope with the downtrodden oil price and what investors can expect from Canamax and the market in the future.
Positive news from Japan last week helped offset some negative sentiment in the uranium market after the recent setback with the Takahama reactors. Here's a look at a few companies that saw positive share price reactions.
The share price of Australian rare earths producer Lynas was up last week on two pieces of positive news for the company. Lynas saw $191,000 of positive free cash flow in March and said it cut costs significantly during the March quarter.