May 19, 2024

US runs out of copper – Richard Mills

2024-05-19 AOTH has been warning for 2 years this was going to happen […]
May 18, 2024

Electric Vehicle Subsidies as Complex and Costly as Ever

By David Williams – Real Clear Wire Electric vehicles (EVs) may be the most […]
May 15, 2024

Graphite One CEO and President, Anthony Huston, Invited by President Biden to White House Investment and Job Creation Session; White House Sets 25% Tariff on Chinese Graphite

May 15, 2024 CEO to President Biden:  “Projects like Graphite One’s are important […]
April 30, 2024

Stagflation – Richard Mills

2024.04.27 Investors in stocks, bonds and commodities should be aware of the rate […]
April 25, 2024

Honda to invest $15B to build four new EV plants in Ontario

By Peter Zimonjic  – CBC News According to a government statement released to […]
April 25, 2024

Battery recycling shatters the myth of electric-vehicle waste

From Mining.com Making a battery for an electric vehicle typically requires mining hundreds […]
April 25, 2024

Don’t be gloomy about EV sales

Fen The Economist There are good reasons to expect demand to pick up. […]
April 16, 2024

How a US$10 billion mine became a cautionary tale for the energy transition

By Jacob Lorinc –  Bloomberg News When the group of mining executives arrived […]
January 12, 2024

Biden administration announces $623 million for new EV chargers across the nation

By Ella Nilsen, CNN fund 47 projects in 22 states and Puerto Rico – […]
January 4, 2024

Developing America’s largest graphite deposit coincides with major port expansion at critical juncture of the Bering Strait – Richard Mills

2024.01.04 America’s largest graphite resource, and one of the biggest in the world, says […]
December 23, 2023

China aiming to tap US$23 trillion energy transition market – Richard Mills

2023.12.21 China, the world leader in electric vehicles and battery production, is moving […]
December 16, 2023

Billionaire Miner Friedland Warns of a Copper ‘Train Wreck’ as Supply Stalls

By James Attwood and Jacob Lorinc – Bloomberg Copper is poised to follow other commodities upended by […]
December 16, 2023

Billionaire Mining Magnate Friedland Says $15,000-a-Ton Copper Needed to Spur New Mines

By Alix Steel, Dani Burger, and Jacob Lorinc – Bloomberg Copper prices need to nearly double in […]
November 25, 2023

Global EV mandates would require 388 new mines: Fraser Institute

By Nelson Bennett – Mining.com Meeting the 2030 targets for electric vehicle mandates […]
November 23, 2023

Exposing the copper surplus myth – Richard Mills

2023.11.22 Commodity analysts predictions are usually wrong about copper supply, often predicting a […]
November 18, 2023

Positioning in metals for economic recovery – Richard Mills

2023.11.18 “If it bleeds it leads” is a well-worn expression for describing how […]
October 31, 2023

The dirty truth about why we need mining if we want a cleaner world

By Frank Giustra The mining industry has had its share of abuse over the […]
October 25, 2023

Teck’s Copper Mine Cost Blowout Shows Challenges in Industry

By Jacob Lorinc, Thomas Biesheuvel, and James Attwood Rising costs to build Teck Resources Ltd.’s flagship copper project […]
October 4, 2023

AOTH Copper Road Resources overview with CEO John Timmons – Richard Mills

2023.10.04 Behind Ontario’s mineral wealth is the geological advantage offered by the Mid-Continental […]
October 4, 2023

From Lead to Copper: Replacing America’s Aging Water Infrastructure

By Elements Visual Capitalist Water service lines, crucial for connecting buildings to the […]
September 25, 2023

EV Infrastructure

By Felix Richter Charging infrastructure plays a pivotal role in facilitating the global shift […]
September 23, 2023

Max discovers new copper-silver target at CESAR – Richard Mills

2023.09.23 The importance of copper exploration projects cannot be understated. In an era […]
September 23, 2023

Copper Road intersects broad zones of visible copper mineralization at its namesake project in Ontario – Richard Mills

2023.09.23 Copper Road Resources Inc. (TSXV: CRD) is encountering promising geology at its Copper […]
September 2, 2023

Max to fly geophysical survey over CESAR’s AM District – Richard Mills

2023.09.02 Max Resource Corp (TSX.V: MAX; OTC: MXROF; Frankfurt: M1D2)  continues to advance […]
August 23, 2023

Copper Road kicks off 2023 drill program to confirm copper mineralization at JR Zone – Richard Mills

2023.08.23 Copper Road Resources Inc. (TSXV: CRD) is kicking off its 2023 summer […]
August 23, 2023

Copper Road 启动 2023 年钻探计划,以确认 JR 地区的铜矿化情况

203.08.23 Copper Road Resources Inc. (TSXV: CRD) 正在极具前景的 JR 区启动 2023 年夏季钻探计划,该计划是位于安大略省巴彻瓦纳湾地区的 Copper […]
August 23, 2023
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Canada Powers Up EV Push as Auto Giants Fuel Battery Boom

By Rimmi Singhi Amid heightening climate concerns, countries worldwide are fast transitioning to […]
July 25, 2023

The global copper market is entering an age of extremely large deficits – Richard Mills

2023.07.25  Simply put, the road to reaching net zero begins and ends with […]
July 24, 2023

With few projects in industry pipeline, Copper Road’s exploration story is a must-follow – Richard Mills

2023.07.24 Simply put, the road to reaching net zero begins and ends with […]
July 24, 2023

由于行业管道项目很少,Copper Road 的勘探故事值得关注 – Richard Mills

2023.07.24 简而言之,实现净零排放的道路始于铜,终于铜。所有支持可再生能源的基础设施都使用大量铜,因为金属是高效的电和热导体。 为了保持能源转型的继续,将需要数百万英尺的铜线来加强世界电网,并且还需要数十万吨的铜线来建设风能和太阳能发电厂。例如,海上风力涡轮机每兆瓦发电量含有 8 吨铜。 电动汽车现在是需求快速增长的一个来源,其使用的铜量是汽油动力汽车的两倍多,汽油动力汽车的铜含量约为 30 公斤。更不用说,平均每个家庭都有超过 180 公斤的铜,这提醒我们这种金属是多么不可或缺。 综上所述,展望未来,对铜的需求将是惊人的。 铜供应缺口 麦肯锡预计,到 […]
June 27, 2023

Electrification’s demands on copper and graphite are off the charts – Richard Mills

2023.06.27 The three most critical inputs in the race to electrify and decarbonize […]
June 26, 2023

Max Resource samples high-grade copper-silver from newly discovered AM-7 target – Richard Mills

2023.06.26 In mineral exploration, a promising discovery can often be validated by the […]
June 26, 2023

Max Resource 从新发现的 AM-7 目标中提取了高品位铜银样品

2023.06.26 在矿物勘探中,一个有希望的发现通常可以通过随后的采样/钻探结果来验证。这就是 Max Resource Corp. (TSX.V: MAX; OTC: MXROF; Frankfurt: M1D2))在其全资拥有的位于哥伦比亚东北部的 CESAR 铜银项目中新发现的 […]
June 26, 2023

Copper Road Resources announces summer drill program – Richard Mills

2023.06.26 Copper Road Resources (TSXV:CRD) has prioritized drill targets at the JR Zone […]
June 18, 2023

World’s No. 2 Gold Miner Is Trying to Get Bigger in Copper

By Jacob Lorinc  The only metal output that has increased at Barrick since […]
June 17, 2023

New copper supply offset by multiple hits to existing operations – Richard Mills

2023.06.17 For years we’ve been reporting on how a decline in productivity from […]
June 1, 2023

Copper Road Resources – Richard Mills

2023.06.01 Copper Road Resources (TSXV:CRD) Batchewana Bay project sits on the northeastern flank […]
May 31, 2023

Mapped: Renewable Energy and Battery Installations in the U.S. in 2023

By Alan Kennedy Renewable energy, in particular solar power, is set to shine […]
May 28, 2023

Max Resource discovers another significant copper-silver zone at its massive CESAR project in Colombia – Richard Mills

2023.05.28 Max Resource Corp. (TSX.V: MAX; OTC: MXROF; Frankfurt: M1D2) announced this week […]
May 28, 2023

Max Resource 在其位于哥伦比亚的大型 CESAR 项目中发现了另一个重要的铜银矿区

2023.05.28 Max Resource Corp. (TSX.V: MAX; OTC: MXROF; Frankfurt: M1D2) 本周宣布发现另一个重要的铜银系统,称为 AM-7,位于其在哥伦比亚全资拥有的 CESAR […]
April 15, 2023

Graphite is a key vulnerability in the US-China “electrification war” – Richard Mills

2023.04.15 The electrification of the global transportation system doesn’t happen without graphite. That’s […]
April 1, 2023

Copper is the missing ingredient of the energy transition

By The Economist The pressures of industrial development in the emerging world, as […]
March 25, 2023

The ESG Challenges for Transition Metals

By Elements Mined commodities like lithium, cobalt, graphite and rare earths are critical […]
March 25, 2023

EVs vs. Gas Vehicles: What Are Cars Made Out Of?

By Bruno Venditti Electric vehicles (EVs) require a wider range of minerals for […]
March 24, 2023

Victory Battery gets Phase 2 drilling started at Smokey Lithium, aiming to extend the mineralization – Richard Mills

2023.03.24 A sign of a burgeoning sector is one that is able to […]
March 11, 2023

Graphite One’s Graphite Creek deposit a generational graphite resource USGS says among largest in the world – Richard Mills

2023.03.11 Modeling by the International Agency shows that global EV adoption must surpass […]
February 23, 2023

Investors flocking to energy transition, TSX Venture 50 list shows

By Amanda Stephenson The biggest winner was the mining sector, which grew 174 […]
February 23, 2023

Combustion Going Bust: Global Phase-outs of Gasoline Cars

By Katharina Buchholz The European Union last week approved a law that will ban the sale […]
February 18, 2023

Victory Battery Metals acquires 17,792 hectares in the James Bay Lithium District – Richard Mills

2023.02.18 Canada- and Nevada-focused Victory Battery Metals (CSE:VR, FWB:VR61, OTC:VRCFF) is our new pick in […]
February 18, 2023

Lithium market booming as supply chases demand – Richard Mills

2023.02.18 The move away from fossil-fuel-powered vehicles to EVs run on batteries is […]
February 17, 2023

Renforth’s polymetallic Surimeau Project has battery, critical and precious metals – Richard Mills

2023.02.17 The Surimeau mineral deposit in Quebec being developed by Renforth Resources (CSE:RFR, […]
February 17, 2023

Electric vehicle sales top $1 trillion in wake-up call for carmakers

By Bloomberg Almost 60% of total EV spending occurred in just the last […]
February 14, 2023

Ahead of the Herd Newsletter 2023 Issue 13 GRAPHITE Special Edition

2023.02.14 Hi War and subsidies have turbocharged the green transition In their panic […]
February 13, 2023

America’s EV Ambitions Need a Graphite Plan. Fast.

By Liam Denning America’s energy angst was easier to gauge before the energy transition: You just looked […]
February 11, 2023

S&P report on copper supply is misleading – Richard Mills

2023.02.11 Copper is one of the most important metals with more than 20 […]
February 11, 2023

Why Copper Is a Critical Mineral

2023.03.11 Copper is critical for everything from the electrical grid to electric vehicles […]
February 10, 2023

Zinc: the essential element in increasingly short supply – Richard Mills

2023.02.10 Zinc is among the most important of base metals, constituting an essential […]
February 10, 2023

“Graphite is Powering the Future” – A Special Report on Graphite Processing & Sourcing in North America

By Lynn Walford 2023.03.10 Graphite, a form of pure carbon, is essential to […]
February 9, 2023

Biden’s EV Boom Needs a Graphite Rush Like China’s

By Liam Denning 2023.02.09 America’s energy angst was easier to gauge before the energy transition: You […]
February 9, 2023

Graphite One could supply a major portion of North America’s graphite demands – Richard Mills

2023.02.09 Graphite One (TSXV:GPH, OTCQX:GPHOF) is moving closer towards its goal of becoming […]
February 9, 2023

There isn’t enough copper in the world

By Lee Ying Shan 2023.02.09 Gold has been regarded for a long time […]
February 2, 2023

The fossil-fuel elephant in the electrification room – Richard Mills

2023.02.02 The transition from fossil fuels to electrified transportation and renewable energy is […]
January 26, 2023

Graphite One working with three EV manufacturers and two US Department of Energy labs – Richard Mills

2023.01.26 Graphite One aims to become the first vertically integrated domestic producer to serve […]
January 25, 2023

Max publishes first assays from CESAR drilling; highlights include 3.4% copper and 48 g/t silver over 10.6m – Richard Mills

2023.01.25 Max Resource (TSXV:MAX; OTC:MXROF; Frankfurt:M1D2) has drilled into what appears to be a […]
January 25, 2023

EU metals industry urges aid to rival US green energy package

By Mark Burton 2023.01.25 Top metal producers called on the European Union to […]
January 24, 2023

Copper shortage getting real – Richard Mills

2023.01.24 At AOTH we’ve been writing about the coming copper supply deficit for […]
December 2, 2022

Artisanal miners thwarting copper supply uptake – Richard Mills

2022.12.02 An upcoming copper supply deficit could be hastened by an uptick in […]
November 25, 2022

G1, graphite and anodes: all overlooked pieces of the EV battery supply chain – Richard Mills

2022.11.25 The electrification of the global transportation system doesn’t happen without graphite. Graphite […]
November 9, 2022

Silver joining copper in upcoming supply crunch – Richard Mills

2022.11.09 Copper is one of the most important metals with more than 20 […]
November 8, 2022

China’s near-complete dominance of ‘green economy’ metals – Richard Mills

2022.11.08 The “green economy” rejects dirty sources of energy and transportation, namely coal, […]
November 1, 2022

The world needs more graphite, and the US needs Graphite One: Under the Spotlight with G1’s CEO Anthony Huston: Richard Mills

2022.11.01 The electrification of the global transportation system doesn’t happen without lithium and […]
November 1, 2022

US battery and EV plants galore – Richard Mills

2022.11.01 According to data collected by The Book of Deals, via cargroup.org, in 2021 […]
October 29, 2022

Moribund silver may soon have liftoff – Richard Mills

2022.10.29 After being stuck in a wide range with no trading momentum during […]
October 27, 2022

Copper: the most important metal we’re running short of – Richard Mills

2022.10.27 Copper is one of the most important metals with more than 20 […]
October 4, 2022

Goldshore hits bigly copper

2022.10.04 Copper is one of the most important metals with more than 20 […]
October 3, 2022

Max to drill URU in October; geophysical survey results correlate with surface geochemical anomalies

2022.10.03 Max Resource (TSXV:MAX; OTC:MXROF; Frankfurt:M1D2) is less than two weeks away from drilling […]
August 24, 2022

Two charts show copper price drop may have been overdone

By Frik Els  2022.08.24 Copper is on track for its worst monthly run […]
June 15, 2022

Max closes $17.7M financing, setting up a busy summer at CESAR

2022.06.15  Max Resource (TSXV:MAX; OTC:MXROF; Frankfurt:M1D2) has just closed the final CAD$2.4 million of […]
May 7, 2022

Pampa Metals exploring potential porphyry district on trend with Escondida, the world’s largest copper mine

2022.05.07 Around 80% of Chilean copper production comes from copper-moly porphyry deposits, with […]
May 6, 2022
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Top 5 reasons copper is heading higher

2022.05.06 Copper is one of our most important metals with more than 20 […]
April 8, 2022

Top 5 Uses of Copper

2022.04.08 As the oldest metal known to man, copper has been an essential […]
April 2, 2022

Governments ignore mining in electrification push

2022.04.02 The supply chain for batteries, wind turbines, solar panels, electric motors, transmission […]
April 2, 2022

EV affordability confronted by rising component costs

2022.04.02 High fuel prices may have a lot of motorists thinking about how […]
March 29, 2022

Max Resource seals cooperation agreement with Endeavour Silver

2022.03.29 As a follow-up to its major announcement earlier in the month, Max […]
March 26, 2022

Under the Spotlight – Mills, Beale: Pampa Metals

2022.03.26 Rick Mills, Editor/ Publisher, Ahead of the Herd: Today I’m here with […]
March 22, 2022

Backpack drilling confirms grade consistency and continuity of mineralization at Core Assets’ Blue property

2022.03.22 Emerging BC-focused explorer Core Assets Corp. (CSE: CC) (FSE: 5RJ) (OTCQB: CCOOF), […]
March 21, 2022

Red-hot nickel, copper and palladium bodes well for Palladium One

2022.03.21 The current commodity price surge puts Palladium One Mining (TSXV:PDM, OTC:NKORF, FSE:7N11) […]
March 11, 2022

Copper and nickel market updates

2022.03.11 Copper The global copper supply crisis is getting deeper with each passing […]
February 23, 2022

Electrification metals nickel, cobalt, palladium in play following Russian moves in Eastern Ukraine

2022.02.23 Weeks of failed diplomacy over a potential invasion of Ukraine resulted in […]
February 16, 2022

As copper supply approaches “extreme scarcity”, GSP looks to reboot former producing mine with bulk-tonnage potential

2022.02.16 “I’ve been doing this 30 years and I’ve never seen markets like […]
February 16, 2022

Transformative year for Max Resources

2022.02.16 In exploration, a number of techniques are employed to gather information about […]
February 15, 2022

Nickel Market Update

2022.02.15 The nickel market is currently experiencing its biggest squeeze in recent memory. […]
February 15, 2022

Copper market update

2022.02.15 The copper industry is threatened by a looming global supply crisis, as […]
February 14, 2022

Copper, lithium, graphite: Electrification demand strengthens as supplies tighten

2022.02.14 The move away from fossil-fuel-powered vehicles to EVs run on batteries is […]
February 12, 2022

World’s running short on nickel supply for battery use

2022.02.12 The nickel market is currently experiencing its biggest squeeze in recent memory. […]
February 10, 2022

Pampa Metals lands deal with AI tech company to explore more copper-gold prospects in Chile

2022.02.10 For a technology to have a transformative effect on the mining industry, […]
February 2, 2022

Max Resource granted additional mining concession contracts in Colombia, the most of any in the country

2022.02.02 Having made significant progress over the past year at its flagship CESAR […]
January 28, 2022

Graphite vs lithium

2022.01.28 The electrification of the global transportation system doesn’t happen without lithium and […]
January 25, 2022

Renforth channel sampling returns up to 2% copper at Surimeau polymetallic asset in Quebec

2022.01.25 Renforth Resources’ (CSE:RFR, OTCQB:RFHRF, FSE:9RR) Surimeau project in Quebec hosts several target […]
January 22, 2022

GSP continues to explore past-producing Alwin Mine, as copper price support remains solid

2022.01.22 Copper has been one of the biggest winners of the commodities complex […]