February 27, 2021

Tinka Resources’ Ayawilca project stands to benefit from commodity boom, historic supply squeeze

21.02.27 Industrial metals are on an absolute tear with no signs of slowing […]
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 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 13, 2021

The bull market hiding in zinc’s shadow inventories

2021.02.13 Despite zinc’s low profile among resource investors, it is the fourth most […]
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 […]
December 27, 2020

Lithium-ion batteries – an overview

2020.12.27 A lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery is a type of rechargeable battery technology that […]
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” […]
December 19, 2020

Graphite: the mineral flying under the radar during the global electrification push

2020.12.19 For all the talk about the era of “global electrification” and the […]
November 19, 2020

Renforth expands Surimeau polymetallic property, begins drilling

2020.11.19 Volcanogenic Massive Sulphide (VMS) deposits are one of the richest sources of […]
November 14, 2020
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US stands to gain from Chile’s lithium restrictions

2020.11.14 Everybody in the lithium game knows about the lithium triangle. Straddling three […]
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 30, 2020

Large potential nickel sulfide and VMS system identified in Quebec

2020.09.30 Some of the largest mines in Canada have been developed from volcanogenic […]
September 10, 2020
Renforth reports additional assay results from Parbec drilling

Renforth poised to drill Parbec, in Quebec’s Cadillac Break

2020-09-10 Cashed up from a recent property sale, Renforth Resources (CSE:RFR) is ready […]
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 23, 2020

Gold, copper and silver are must-own metals

2020.06.23 Gold surged on Monday after a spike in coronavirus cases worldwide dashed […]
June 9, 2020

America’s much needed lithium mine

2020.06.09 Things are looking up in the lithium market and producers of the […]
May 16, 2020

Cypress Development Corp. (TSX.V:CYP) Clayton Valley Lithium Project versus Chinese LCE/ EV battery supply

2020.05.16 The pause in industrial activity brought about by the covid-19 crisis has […]
February 12, 2020

The DRC just turned the screws on cobalt supply

2020.02.12 The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is finally doing something about cobalt […]
January 28, 2020

EV predictions show strained metals supply

2020.01.28 One of the most prevalent current trends concerning mined commodities is the […]
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 23, 2019

Inomin eyeing monster BC nickel sulphide deposits

2019.11.23 Canada has long enjoyed a reputation as one of the world’s leading […]
November 13, 2019

Over-supplied lithium unlikely to happen to nickel

2019.11.13 An irrefutable truth right now is the global shift towards the electrification […]
November 6, 2019

Australian lithium mines not viable at current prices

2019.11.06 Australia’s Mineral Resources (ASX:MIN) said last week it is pausing operations at its […]
November 6, 2019

Is China locking up Indonesian nickel?

2019.11.06 As it has done with cobalt, graphite and rare earths, China appears […]
August 31, 2019

Dark horse nickel continues to gallop

2019.08.31 Indonesia is advancing a 2022 deadline for banning the export of mineral […]
July 25, 2019

Cobalt to share EV battery duties with nickel

2019.07.25 In the spring of 2018 Tesla came out with a bold prediction: […]
June 11, 2019


2019.06.11 Our coverage of the electrification of the transportation system has been focused […]
May 11, 2019

Trade impasse threatens US lithium, rare earth imports

2019.05.11 On Friday the United States made good on its threat to ratchet […]
April 17, 2019

EVs get a boost from Big Auto

2019.04.17 Is the age of the gas-powered automobile coming to an end? Doubtful. […]
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 8, 2019

Codelco lithium fizzle: Chile’s loss is US’s gain

2019.03.08 The world’s largest copper miner is sticking to what it knows best […]
February 23, 2019

Called for lithium tsunami cancelled

2019.02.23 The prevailing theme for the lithium market over the past several months […]
February 16, 2019

Chilean water fight casts doubt on ‘Saudi Arabia of lithium’

2019.02.16 Everybody in the lithium game knows about the lithium triangle. Straddling three […]
February 14, 2019

Where will the US get its lithium from?

2019.02.14 The lithium bears took another bullet to the backside on Tuesday with […]
February 6, 2019

We have a problem, spodumene

2019.02.06 Over the next four years, lithium from Western Australia is expected to […]
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 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 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 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 […]
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, […]
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 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

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 1, 2018

Why the lithium bears are wrong

2018.11.01 Economics has been called “the dismal science” for its conclusions which often […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 17, 2017

Lithium ABC’s

2017-09-17 The Puna plateau sits at an elevation of 4,000m, stretches for 1800 […]
June 29, 2017

The Dawn Of Energy Storage

2017.06.29 Burning fossil fuels releases CO2.   Bloomberg   Carbon emissions from burning […]
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, […]
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, […]
January 28, 2017

Manganese Is Energy Critical

2017.01.28 In 1917 the War Industries Board (WIB) noted that the United States […]
January 1, 1970

Chilean water fight casts doubt on ‘Saudi Arabia of lithium’

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man […]
January 1, 1970


As it has done with cobalt, graphite and rare earths, China appears to […]
January 1, 1970

Exploding Demand for Lithium-ion EV Batteries Puts Cypress Development Corp. In The Driver’s Seat

2018.11.10   In the last 25 years, Lithium-ion batteries have become essential to […]
January 1, 1970

The Most Beautiful Metal

2017.02.23 Vanadium is a soft, silvery gray, ductile transition metal and is the […]
January 1, 1970


The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is finally doing something about cobalt mining, […]
January 1, 1970

Permanent magnets primer

Anyone with a passing interest in renewable energy, consumer electronics or electric vehicles […]