February 26, 2021

Graphite One Secures C$10 Million in Financings to Advance Graphite Supply Chain Project

2021.02.26 Looking to advance what would be an integral part of the US […]
February 26, 2021

Bitter US cold snap is a sign of the times

2021.02.26 The polar vortex is at it again. The weather phenomenon responsible for […]
February 23, 2021

Commodities and soon Juniors in vogue

2021.02.23 Gold and copper are up, the dollar is down, and bond yields […]
February 18, 2021

ZincX Resources: Developing the world’s next zinc mine

2021.02.18 According to the US Geological Survey, zinc is mined in over 50 […]
February 12, 2021

Drilling at Palladium One’s Tyko Returns High-Grade Ni-Cu-PGE Assays

2021.02.12 Palladium One’s (TSXV:PDM, FRA:7N11, OTC:NKORF) Tyko is an early-stage project with high […]
February 12, 2021

Renewables and electrification? Nothing happens without copper

2021.02.12 On Wednesday, Feb. 10, copper prices tore past $3.79 a pound ($8,350 […]
February 10, 2021

Nickel, graphite to benefit from explosive growth in battery storage market

2021.02.10 The challenges most countries are facing right now are daunting. Not only […]
February 5, 2021

ZincX planning to launch summer drilling at Akie Property in BC

2021.02.05 As the global economic recovery progresses over the next few years, demand […]
January 28, 2021

Max Increases the CESAR Copper-Silver Landholdings to Over 2,000 Sq. Km.

2021.01.28 Max Resource Corp (TSX.V:MXR; OTC:MXROF; Frankfurt:M1D2) has procured a major section of […]
January 27, 2021

Bernie Sanders, new Budget Committee Chair, vows to ram spending bills through Senate with simple majority

2021.01.26 The Democrats have turned the tables on the Republicans in the Senate, […]
January 25, 2021

Tinka delivers more good results from drilling at Ayawilca

2021.01.25 The Covid-19 crisis has served as a catalyst for a new “commodity […]
January 25, 2021

Dolly Varden Silver: Hot on the trail of past and future silver mines in BC’s Golden Triangle

2021.01.25 “Finding gold in the shadow of headframes” is an old mining adage, […]
December 24, 2020
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Why solar and wind can’t save us

2020.12.24 Recently, British Petroleum (BP) went public in declaring that “peak oil demand” […]
November 6, 2020

Canada’s warming Arctic implications

2020.11.06 Canada’s identity is inextricably tied to the United States, and Canadians share […]
November 4, 2020
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Scandinavia sees new age of mining renaissance

2020.11.04 For mining companies and explorers, Scandinavia is considered one of the most […]
October 29, 2020
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As China goes green, copper market expected to tighten further

2020.10.29 The most pessimistic forecasts of copper demand, and pricing, during the worst […]
October 27, 2020
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Re-elected BC NDP pressing ahead with LNG disaster

2020.10.27 British Columbia’s NDP government was re-elected on Saturday with a comfortable majority, […]
October 24, 2020
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VMS

2020.10.24 Between the Archean and the Holocene – the current geological period – […]
October 21, 2020
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How the coronavirus is exacerbating global inequality, hunger

2020.10.21 Autumn is harvest season in North America and many families gather on […]
October 10, 2020
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America’s graphite vulnerability

2020.10.10 At Ahead of the Herd we’re invested in metals necessary for the […]
September 24, 2020
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How Trump co-opted the religious right and stacked the courts with conservatives

2020.09.24 “We’re not giving lifetime appointments to this President, on the way out […]
August 26, 2020
Palladium One discovers massive sulphides during initial drilling at Tyko

Palladium One hunting PGEs, copper and nickel in mining-friendly Finland

2020.08.26 In 2017 Finland claimed the number one spot on the Fraser Institute’s […]
August 22, 2020

Melting ice exposing mineral wealth

2020.08.22 Emily Riedel steps gingerly as she walks along the ice hugging the […]
August 18, 2020

Buffett’s Indicator tells him to buy GOLD

2020.08.18 Warren Buffett did what he said he’d never do, and that is […]
July 25, 2020
Palladium One discovers massive sulphides during initial drilling at Tyko

Palladium One hits high-grade PGEs at LK

2020.07.25 Palladium One (TSX-V:PDM) has found initial success at the drill bit, indicated […]
July 25, 2020

Why copper supply is the biggest roadblock to a clean energy future

2020.07.25 Nothing glitters like gold but it’s copper that literally makes the world […]
July 17, 2020

How to benefit from the big US infrastructure push

2020.07.17 The US economy continues to flounder like an East Coast freighter bashed […]
July 17, 2020

As palladium market sizzles, PDM ready to drill LK project

2020.07.17 Palladium prices have slipped back a bit since the pre-pandemic record high […]
July 9, 2020

Asset investing in Freegold and Cypress

2020.07.09 Are you a speculator or an investor?  A lot of people new […]
June 26, 2020

Saving the planet with clean and green

2020.06.26 Lockdowns and reduced industrial activity aimed at reducing the spread of the […]
May 2, 2020

A tale of two depressions

2020.05.02 As the coronavirus continues to hammer state and provincial economies, politicians are […]
May 1, 2020

Breadline blues

2020.05.01 Is it safe to re-open? That is the question facing US governors […]
April 25, 2020

Is the covid crisis good or bad for the environment?

2020.04.25 You may have read articles about how scrapped flights are clearing the […]
March 29, 2020

The most important mine in America

2020.03.29 The covid-19 pandemic has put a laser-like focus on insecurity of lithium […]
March 25, 2020

Negative real rates puts shine on Getchell’s gold

2020.03.25 A number of factors influence gold prices (mainly the US dollar, gold […]
March 21, 2020

The new stay at home economy

2020.03.21 For a lot of workers, the coronavirus is starting to get personal.   […]
February 20, 2020

A Minsky Moment is coming for gold

2020.02.20 “Minsky Moment” refers to the idea that periods of bullish speculation will […]
January 9, 2020

How mining M&A is starving juniors

2020.01.09 A brisk wind of investment dollars is blowing in the direction of […]
January 1, 2020

Road to a mining ‘yes’ littered with obstacles in Canada

Resource nationalism is the tendency of people and governments to assert control, for strategic […]
January 1, 2020

Road to a mining ‘yes’ littered with obstacles in Canada

Resource nationalism is the tendency of people and governments to assert control, for strategic […]
January 1, 2020

Themes Matter

2017.06.25 When looking for an investment your method should involve a thematic approach, […]
January 1, 2020

Two Bullets

2017.06.25 I’ve read the following article so many times I can just about […]
January 1, 2020

US Red Shirts and the Boogaloo

2020.06.02 The race riots seen around the United States over the past few […]
December 14, 2019

Demand for battery metals strong despite weak EV sales

2019.12.14 For all the hype over electric vehicles and their relentlessly optimistic growth […]
November 30, 2019

Lower-priced platinum keeping palladium supply in check

2019.11.30 Palladium prices are marching up again despite the platinum-group element (PGE) losing […]
November 28, 2019

Gold and a gun

2019.11.28 There are many extreme events that could do massive damage to planet […]
November 26, 2019

Growing inequality threatens mining

2019.11.26 In the 1986 classic ‘Platoon’, Charlie Sheen’s character Chris Taylor tells everyone […]
November 14, 2019

3D printing is a manufacturing game-changer

2019.11.14 Calling all carnivores: ever thought about getting a meat printer? Of hand-crafting […]
November 8, 2019

World’s major gold miners target copper porphyries

2019.11.08 Something has changed in the gold industry. During high gold-price periods the […]
October 31, 2019

‘Power to the People’ and mining

2019.10.31 The 1960s and 70s were decades of incredible social upheaval. Fed up […]
October 31, 2019

‘Power to the People’ and mining

2019.10.31 The 1960s and 70s were decades of incredible social upheaval. Fed up […]
October 12, 2019

Palladium is an unsung green superhero

2019.10.12 Smog from vehicle emissions is estimated to cause a third of the […]
October 11, 2019

Nevada is the Golden State

2019.10.11 Major gold companies are running out of reserves and every year it […]
October 5, 2019

Feeding the world vs saving the planet

2019.10.05 When China closed its door to all US agricultural exports in August, […]
October 3, 2019

When the levee breaks

2019.10.03 In John Steinbeck’s epic novel ‘The Grapes of Wrath’, a poor family […]
August 22, 2019

Fresh water crisis unfolding

2019.08.22 When planetary scientists search for life on other planets the first thing they look for is […]
August 16, 2019

A steady diet of plastic

2019.08.16 People eating fish are advised to watch carefully for bones, but how […]
August 16, 2019

Impressive exploration upside with Palladium One

2019.08.16 Palladium One Mining (TSX-V:PDM, FRA:7N11)  is exploring for platinum group elements (PGEs) at […]
August 5, 2019

Golden consequences

2019.08.05 The long-anticipated US Federal Reserve decision last Wednesday to notch interest rates […]
August 1, 2019

Beetle battle – BC’s last stand

2019.08.01 A warming climate plus decades of mismanagement by various provincial governments threaten […]
July 31, 2019

Gold as bubble hedge

2019.07.31 A few weeks ago we wrote that this is The season for gold. […]
July 25, 2019

The day the current stopped

2019.07.25 Anybody who’s ever planted cedar bushes knows how drought-sensitive the little suckers […]
July 17, 2019

What’s with all the weird weather?

2019.07.17 In January 2018, something strange happened in the Sahara Desert: it snowed. The […]
July 17, 2019

Palladium is integral to global transportation, energy shift

2019.07.17 Despite reports of its imminent demise, the internal combustion engine-powered vehicle isn’t […]
July 17, 2019

Africa rising

2019.07.17 A lot of resource investors stop listening to corporate presentations when they […]
July 13, 2019

Playing the gold ratios game

2019.07.13 There are some well-worn relationships between gold and certain variables, that forecasters […]
July 13, 2019

Playing the gold ratios game

2019.07.13 There are some well-worn relationships between gold and certain variables, that forecasters […]
July 6, 2019

It’s not easy going green

2019.07.06 As Kermit the Frog used to say, “It’s not easy being green.”. […]
June 11, 2019

Cobalt

2019.06.11 Our coverage of the electrification of the transportation system has been focused […]
May 18, 2019

Melting ice, Arctic scramble

2019.05.18 In August 2007, a pair of Russian submersibles dropped to the bottom […]
May 7, 2019

The future of pot

2019.05.07 The passage of Bill C-45 on October 17, 2018 made Canada the […]
May 3, 2019

China’s environmental crackdown buoys lead, zinc

2019.05.03 Zinc and lead prices are movin’ on up again, following a two-week hiatus […]
April 19, 2019

Battle royale brewing in Alberta

2019.04.19 Do you think the Canadian provinces have a fractious relationship with the […]
April 11, 2019

Palladium, darling of the PGEs, shifting into high gear

2019.04.11 The platinum group elements (PGEs) consist of six metallic elements found in […]
April 9, 2019

Cannabis space green shoots not what most think

2019.04.09 As signs of spring emerge in the Great White North, green shoots […]
April 5, 2019

Running on empty

2019.04.05 Mining is all around us, though invisible to urban dwellers, so it’s […]
April 3, 2019

Golden Triangles Red Line

2019.04.03 “Geologists are scrambling to understand what created the phenomenal concentrations of gold […]
March 30, 2019

EV and lithium battery markets to experience significant growth

2019.03.30 In North America, electric vehicles are still a niche market, with most […]
March 26, 2019

What if we threw a Cold War and nobody came?

2019.03.26 Russia just can’t seem to keep itself from stepping on America’s toes […]
March 22, 2019

Push for more LNG overshadows fracking-caused earthquakes

2019.03.22 LNG Canada is getting more ambitious in its plans to build BC’s […]
March 22, 2019

Push for more LNG overshadows fracking-caused earthquakes

2019.03.22 LNG Canada is getting more ambitious in its plans to build BC’s […]
March 5, 2019

Veg out on asparagus to resist cancer

2019.03.05 The health effects of “superfoods” have been touted for nearly 30 years, […]
March 1, 2019

Gold-rich banded iron formations

2019.03.01 Three and a half billion years ago, the earth’s atmosphere had no […]
February 28, 2019

All you need to know about VMS

2019.02.28 Between 4,000 million and 2,500 million years ago, the earth had cooled […]
February 22, 2019

Resource nationalism could further choke metal supplies

2019.02.22 Three of the most important metals surged on Wednesday due to a […]
February 22, 2019

Resource nationalism could further choke metal supplies

2019.02.22 Three of the most important metals surged on Wednesday due to a […]
February 16, 2019

The Big Lies perpetuated by Big Oil & Gas

2019.02.16 I always enjoy watching the Alberta government’s television ad on the Kinder Morgan […]
February 12, 2019

We are the Lemmings

2019.02.12 What were you doing on August 1, 2018? Likely it was just […]
February 9, 2019

ETFs are the modern-day fools gold

2019.02.09 Gold was up slightly on Friday, due partly to continued weakness in […]
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 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 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 […]
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 16, 2018

BC earthquakes and fracking

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

Ghost Empires

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

Bottled water bamboozle

2018.12.01 Bottled water is now the most consumed drink sold in a plastic […]
November 17, 2018

A viable alternative to LNG

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