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February 2, 2019

Venezuela trying to sell gold to stay afloat

2019.02.02 Venezuela is reaching for its last card as the deck collapses on […]
February 1, 2019

Max Resources has found its El Dorado

2019.02.01 In the 1500’s, Spanish explorers set foot on a strange new land, […]
January 30, 2019

New Brunswick nuclear energy vs BC LNG

2019.01.30 The nuclear powered energy train has left the station in the Eastern […]
January 29, 2019

Top down bottom up on lithium

2019.01.29 Remember playing that game to see how fast your muscle car could […]
January 23, 2019

Big copper mines cutting output

2019.01.23 Some of the world’s largest copper mines are slashing production, thus feeding […]
January 23, 2019

Defense Metals has sights set on rare earths, uranium

2019.01.23 Today, the world is a dangerous place. Between Russian aggression in the […]
January 22, 2019

Aussie lithium miners tapped out; who else is there?

2019.01.22 Battery and automakers hoping to lock up a supply of lithium for […]
January 21, 2019

Dr. Corby G. Anderson expert in extractive metallurgy and mineral processing has joined Cypress Development Corp. (TSX-V: CYP) Advisory Board.

2019.01.21 Dr. Corby Anderson Joins Cypress Advisory Board Vancouver, BC – Cypress Development […]
January 18, 2019

Choose thorium-fueled reactors instead of Site C

2019.01.18 I was flying through the Twitterverse when I came across this doozy […]
January 17, 2019

Mining Hall of Famer appointed to Rockridge technical advisory board

2019.01.17 In junior mining, having deep expertise at the management and board level […]
January 15, 2019

Goldcorp-Newmont deal points to more M&A

2019.01.15 More gold mines will be going on the block thanks to a […]
January 15, 2019

Volkswagen to drag Tesla, making EVs in Tennessee

2019.01.15 Watch out Elon Musk, Herbert Diess is pulling up beside you at […]
January 12, 2019

Commodities are the right story for 2019

2019.01.12 The markets are up and down like a bride’s nightgown, as my […]
January 11, 2019

Lithium-ion batteries to become cheapest form of energy storage by 2030

2019.01.11 Lithium-ion batteries find their most common applications in small electric devices, power […]
January 10, 2019

How the BC NDP sold the environment down the river

2019.01.10 There once was a time when the New Democratic Party of British […]
January 10, 2019

SK Innovation mulling another $5B for America’s first EV battery plant

2019.01.10 Most North Americans equate electric vehicles with Tesla, whose “Gigafactory” in Nevada […]
January 10, 2019

SK Innovation mulling another $5B for America’s first EV battery plant

2019.01.10 Most North Americans equate electric vehicles with Tesla, whose “Gigafactory” in Nevada […]
January 10, 2019

Why Chile’s plan to expand copper output is a farce

2019.01.10 A headline in the mining news this week caught my attention: “Chile copper […]
January 9, 2019

ETF holders, China piling into gold

2019.01.09 Gold is once again in vogue, with the precious metal attracting investor […]
January 8, 2019

Rare earths deja vu: Chinese crackdown = higher prices

2019.01.08 In a scene awfully familiar to those who follow the rare earths […]
January 8, 2019

Rare earths deja vu: Chinese crackdown = higher prices

2019.01.08 In a scene awfully familiar to those who follow the rare earths […]
January 7, 2019

Uranium was the best metal performer of 2018

2019.01.07 2018 was a down year for many commodities, with oil, coffee and […]
December 30, 2018

Rockridge Resources resumes trading after exchange approval of option agreement to acquire copper VMS project

2018.12.30 A new copper and battery metals play in Saskatchewan is out of […]
December 30, 2018

Rockridge Resources resumes trading after exchange approval of option agreement to acquire copper VMS project

2018.12.30 A new copper and battery metals play in Saskatchewan is out of […]
December 30, 2018

Saving our Canadian bacon

2018.12.30 For the Trudeau haters out there, this was the moment they’d all […]
December 22, 2018

Bolivia: Where revolutionaries and lithium miners go to die

2018.12.22 Other than being the country where Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara was killed, […]
December 22, 2018

Skyharbour rocks Moore’s basement with new high-grade zone

2018.12.22 Skyharbour Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:SYH) (OTCQB: SYHBF) (Frankfurt:SC1P)delivered some exciting results to the […]
December 16, 2018

BC earthquakes and fracking

2018.12.16 There is no fracking going on right now in northeastern British Columbia, […]
December 8, 2018

Human body plug and play

2018.12.08 One of the most perplexing issues to confront modern medicine has been […]
December 8, 2018

Trump vs the Fed: who wins?

2018.12.08 Who controls the US economy? The “power of the purse” resides within […]
December 8, 2018

Ghost Empires

2018.12.08 Drought is a normal recurring feature of the climate in most parts […]
December 1, 2018

Bottled water bamboozle

2018.12.01 Bottled water is now the most consumed drink sold in a plastic […]
December 1, 2018

Whisky is for drinking; water is for fighting over

2018.12.01 The problem of severe water stress in the United States – and […]
November 27, 2018

Cypress Development PEA shows rare earth recovery potential

2018.11.27 The devil, or should we say the dollars, are in the details. […]
November 25, 2018

Defense Metals now controls Wicheeda Lk Rare Earth deposit

2018.11.25 We probably have more rare earth deposits in Canada, or controlled by […]
November 24, 2018

Copper fundamentals still solid

2018.11.24 As an investment commodity, we’ve been writing about copper for a long […]
November 21, 2018

Aben Resources (TSX.V:ABN) Update

2018.11.21 9 holes left from Forrest Kerr to report as well as geo-chem […]
November 17, 2018

A viable alternative to LNG

2018.11.17 The politicians holding power in British Columbia and Ottawa have stacked their […]
November 17, 2018

The real price of LNG

2018.11.17 “This is a spectacular day for all British Columbians, again not one […]
November 14, 2018

French uranium mining giant Orano to pump $2.2M into SYH drill program

2018.11.14 One of the largest uranium mining and nuclear energy companies in the […]
November 10, 2018

BC’s killer whales v LNG

2018.11.10 The snow-capped mountains north of Vancouver are famous for skiing, but eight […]
November 9, 2018

Golden Triangle’s Red Line

2018.11.09 Geology “Geologists are scrambling to understand what created the phenomenal concentrations of […]
November 6, 2018

Aben finds early success at Forrest Kerr

2018.11.06 The drill program at Aben Resources’ (TSX.V:ABN) Forrest Kerr property is looking promising. After […]
November 3, 2018

A Beautiful Mine

2018.11.03 At the Beijing Auto Show this year, 7 out of 10 “new […]
November 3, 2018

Building the most critical metals mine in America

2018.11.03 In the movie Avatar, humans have depleted their natural resources to the point […]
November 3, 2018

Cypress Development putsout blockbuster PEA

2018.11.03 Successful resource investing is all about identifying prospective companies with an excellent […]
November 3, 2018

Cypress has world class Clayton Valley Nevada lithium resource

2018.11.03 Today Cypress Development Corp (TSX-V:CYP) put out their long-awaited maiden resource estimate […]
November 3, 2018

Cypress releases technical report; maiden resource imminent

2018.11.03 Cypress Development Corp (TSXV:CYP) has moved another peg on the board as […]
November 3, 2018

Skyharbour drilling in world’s highest-grade uranium jurisdiction

2018.11.03 The combination of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal directional drilling technologies in the […]
November 3, 2018

The US needs Cypress’s lithium

2018.11.03 On June 11 Cypress Development Corp (TSXV:CYP) published its resource estimate for its […]
November 3, 2018

Aben’s three new discoveries at Forrest Kerr opens up the possibility of a stacked north-south mineralized corridor

2018.11.03 Aben Resources (TSX-V:ABN) continues to rock their 2018 drill program with a […]
November 2, 2018

China will become more copper-hungry

2018.11.02 China is already the world’s biggest copper buyer, representing half of global […]
November 1, 2018

SURG closes private placement, hits new zone

2018.11.01 More funds are flowing into Surge Copper’s (TSX-V:SURG) treasury at the same […]
November 1, 2018

The beginning of the end of the dollar

2018.11.01 Donald Trump will go down in history for many things, including a […]
November 1, 2018

Why the lithium bears are wrong

2018.11.01 Economics has been called “the dismal science” for its conclusions which often […]
October 30, 2018

Update – SQM’s quest for lithium dominance

2018.10.30   Chile’s Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM) is the second largest lithium […]
October 29, 2018

The EV battery arms race is on

2018.10.29 Chile, the best place to be Access to raw materials at competitive […]
October 25, 2018

The coming copper crunch

2018.10.25 Copper had one of it best years ever in 2017, rising 27% […]
October 24, 2018

Lithium deals gathering pace

2018.10.24 The United States currently imports most of the lithium that it consumes […]
October 23, 2018

Barrick-Randgold deal breathes new life into gold

2018.10.23 Despite having a rough summer, with a number of factors pushing gold […]
October 23, 2018

Surge Copper: 3 great scenarios

2018.10.23 Earlier this year Gold Reach Resources changed its name to reflect a […]
October 21, 2018

LNG: Another environmental disaster coming to BC

2018.10.21 A new liquefied natural gas industry in British Columbia that would be […]
October 20, 2018

Exploration program begins for Surge Copper

2018.10.20 The drills have started turning at Surge Copper’s (TSX.V:SURG) Ootsa property in […]
October 19, 2018

Building the most critical metals mine in America

2018.10.19 In the movie Avatar, humans have depleted their natural resources to the point […]
October 19, 2018

Wanna buy a copper mine? Ask a junior

2018.10.19 Copper is one of the most abundant metals among the world’s mined […]
October 16, 2018

Aben continues to expand mineralization at Forrest Kerr

2018.10.16 Exploration is a hunt for minerals. If it was as easy as […]
October 15, 2018

Cashed-up Skyharbour ready to sink 3,000m at Moore

2018.10.15 Sometimes in mining, you’ve gotta drill deep to find the high-grade rocks. That’s the […]
October 13, 2018

Rare earths in the cross-hairs of new high-tech arms race

2018.10.13 A decision by the Chinese government to slash production of rare earth […]
October 10, 2018

5 reasons why commodities are the place to be in 2018

2018.10.10 The stock market pullback of the last couple of weeks has shown […]
October 10, 2018

SURG finds breccia icing to put on its porphyry cake

2018.10.10 It could be the icing on the cake that gives Surge Copper […]
October 6, 2018

Uranium’s ugly stepsister

2018.10.06 Most junior resource investors know uranium, and many got in on the […]
August 9, 2018

Resurgent US oil industry priming the economic pump

2018.08.09 Crude oil prices dropped from $110 a barrel in the summer of […]
August 9, 2018

Bond Market Bear Creating Gold Bull

2018.08.09 Gold is climbing as bond yields rise and the dollar falls, over […]
August 9, 2018

Cypress closing in on billion-ton resource in Nevada’s Clayton Valley

2018.08.09 As interest in battery metals continues (it was a major theme at […]
February 27, 2018

Defense Metals on track to build rare earth mine

2018.02.27 Those who have worked in the business as long as I have will easily […]
February 27, 2018

Defense Metals on track to build rare earth mine

2018.02.27 Those who have worked in the business as long as I have will easily […]
January 12, 2018

How China is locking up critical resources in the US’s own backyard

2018.01.12 In the 1800’s the United States under President James Monroe invoked the […]
January 12, 2018

Lithium Supercycle

2018.01.12 The truth, in regards to the world’s mineral resources, is that we […]
December 22, 2017

Weapon of Mass Disruption

2017.12.22 The ever-increasing digitalization of our world has meant advances in technology that […]
October 23, 2017

Vanadium: The Metal We Can’t Do Without And Don’t Produce

2017.10.23 From swords to jet engines  One of the world’s least known metals […]
October 16, 2017

Lithium Supercycle

2017.10.16 The truth, in regards to the world’s mineral resources, is that we […]
October 2, 2017

Why Lithium, Why Now?

2017.10.02 Our ‘who cares’ attitude towards pollution and habitat destruction are all increasing […]
September 17, 2017

Lithium ABC’s

2017-09-17 The Puna plateau sits at an elevation of 4,000m, stretches for 1800 […]
September 15, 2017

I’m Thinking Profit Potential

2017.09.15 As the demand for solar energy has increased so has the demand […]
September 8, 2017

Only Political Dividing Line Left Roots Based Politics

2017.09.08 Because of the rise of Globalism in the late 20th century the […]
August 19, 2017

Battle Royale In US$10 Billion Hemophilia Market

2017.08.19 Anybody that actually reads this article re 5 co’s battling it out in the […]
June 29, 2017

The Dawn Of Energy Storage

2017.06.29 Burning fossil fuels releases CO2.   Bloomberg   Carbon emissions from burning […]
June 25, 2017

Canadian Juniors Are Playing For Results

2017.06.25 It’s a fact in the mining world that most discoveries are made […]
June 25, 2017

Orphaned Poisoned Waters

2017.06.25   There’s a lot of water on the planet we inhabit – […]
June 25, 2017

Vanadium Solves Renewable Energy’s Biggest Challenge

2017.06.25 When looking for an investment your method should involve a thematic approach, […]
June 21, 2017

Fe & TiO2

2017.06.21 Everybody knows what Fe is for – iron is the main ingredient […]
May 27, 2017

Earth Overshoot Day

2017.05.27 The second half of the 20th century saw the biggest increase in […]
May 22, 2017

Saving Us From Us

2017.05.22 According to Al Gore if we would all pony up US$15,000,000,000,000.00 he […]
April 22, 2017

Why Now Precious Metals?

2017.04.22 John Exter was an American economist and a member of the Board […]
April 8, 2017

From Mine To Battery

2017.04.08 Four minerals – chromium, cobalt, manganese and the platinum group metals (PGM) […]
March 4, 2017

Renewable Energy’s Problem and the solution

2017.03.04   The electric vehicle (EV) market, indeed the entire energy storage market, […]
March 3, 2017

Leveraging The Doomsday Clock

2017.03.03 The Doomsday Clock was first used in 1947  (it started at 7 […]
February 2, 2017

The Missing Link

2017.02.02 Pollution and climate change are key drivers for the global adoption of […]
January 28, 2017

Manganese Is Energy Critical

2017.01.28 In 1917 the War Industries Board (WIB) noted that the United States […]
January 13, 2017

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

2017.01.13  The DRC holds two major distinctions. First, it is the richest country […]