Lower silver prices are allowing demand from the solar power industry to creep back up.
Following today's news, Pilbara Minerals is one step closer to producing tantalum in Western Australia's Pilbara region. The company acquired a new tantalum-lithium project on Monday, and announced today that it intends to commence two major drill programs this quarter.
Kaminak's board of directors has approved the start of a feasibility study for the company's Coffee gold project. The decision to move directly to the feasibility phase was made in light of positive results from the preliminary economic assessment for Coffee.
Ross McElroy, president, COO and chief geologist at Fission Uranium, is pleased with the first 14 drill holes from this summer's drill program at Patterson Lake South.
Check out these pictures from North Arrow Minerals' current bulk sampling program at the Qilalugaq project in Nunavut. The company's goal is to "determine an early stage sense of value" for the diamonds at the Q1-4 kimberlite.
Following a six month export halt due to strict rules implemented in January, Freeport-McMoRan struck a deal with the Indonesian government on Friday to resume shipments of copper concentrate.
"Platinum is the new gold," said Robert Friedland at this week's Vancouver Natural Resource Symposium. However, "the copper story is equally compelling."
With droughts drying up the Southwest and Western United States, investors might be interested in having a look at how the fertilizer market is being impacted.
Cindy Burnett of Capstone Mining outlines the company's strategy, what its plans are moving forward and what she believes the future holds for copper.
Ask most resource investors about the difference between thermal coal vs. metallurgical or coking coal, and you might get a few blank stares. The two are often mistakenly painted with the same brush by investors, analysts, and fund managers, but the difference is an important one, and is explained in this interview with coal industry veteran David Austin.