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 19, 2021

Renforth’s sulfide nickel play showing huge promise

2021.02.19 Nickel is an interesting metal to watch, considering the challenges that nickel […]
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 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

Norden Crown has Broken Hills mineralization at Fredriksson Gruvan

2021.02.05 Norden Crown has started drilling at its Fredriksson Gruvan, a past-producing mine […]
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 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, […]
January 21, 2021

Victory Resources plans for drilling at Loner property in Nevada

2021.01.21 Precious metals are coming off a victorious year that saw gold and […]
January 20, 2021

Captain Biden now piloting MMT Adventure

2021.01.20 Gold may have come off the boil after rising above $1,900 an […]
December 12, 2020

Max Resource commences drill core and seismic analysis for CESAR project

2020.12.12 To assist with the ongoing exploration at its wholly owned CESAR copper-silver […]
December 11, 2020

Norden Crown starts drilling at Gumsberg, Sweden; exploration permit granted at highly prospective Frederiksson target

2020.12.11 Diamond drills have started turning at Norden Crown Metals Corp’s (TSXV:NOCR, OTC:BORMF, […]
December 2, 2020

Copper, the most critical metal

2020.12.02 In 2018, before the trade war between the US and China put […]
November 28, 2020
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Getchell Gold identifies, refines priority drill targets at Star property

2020.11.28 Getchell Gold’s (CSE: GTCH) (OTCQB: GGLDF) has taken a significant step towards […]
November 14, 2020
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Norden Crown advances former Fredriksson mine to drill testing

2020.11.14 Fresh off its recent name change to reflect the company’s mining focus […]
November 3, 2020
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Results from these 4 AOTH drill plays highly anticipated

2020.11.03 In mineral exploration, assay results are where the rubber hits the road. […]
October 31, 2020
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Copper bulls ride on Chinese demand, South American supply squeeze

2020.10.31 Despite fund managers having trimmed their exposure to copper following a mini-price […]
October 29, 2020
Copper wire

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 24, 2020
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VMS

2020.10.24 Between the Archean and the Holocene – the current geological period – […]
October 20, 2020
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Norra Metals pursuing high-grade VMS in Norway

2020.10.20 Norra Metals Corp. (TSX-V:NORA, FSE:1K0) is focused on developing copper, zinc, silver […]
October 17, 2020
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Silver market

2020.10.17 Despite recent headwinds, it looks to be clear sailing going forward for […]
October 14, 2020
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Boreal Metals advancing Scandinavian Projects

2020.10.14 Before the famous Broken Hill ore deposit was first discovered in Australia […]
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 […]
October 6, 2020
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Silver to follow gold higher, on continued strong investment and industrial demand

2020.10.06 Gold and silver appear to be bouncing back from the drubbing they […]
October 3, 2020
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Manufacturing’s thirst for metals boosts copper, iron ore

2020.10.03 Global equities churned on Friday after the stunning revelation that US President […]
September 30, 2020
Tools-for-Geologists

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 […]
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 25, 2020
Max's CESAR copper silver project in Colombia shown to be analogous to Poland's immense Kupferschiefer

Max reports CESAR’s silver mineralogy is similar to “Kupfershiefer”

2020.08.25 Mineralogy is the branch of geology that studies the chemistry, crystal structure […]
August 6, 2020

Silver notches best month since 1979

2020.08.06 Silver prices continue to gain this week, rising off the biggest monthly […]
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 17, 2020

Gold goes mainstream; silver bucks summer doldrums

2020.07.17 As comedian Rodney Dangerfield used to say, “I don’t get no respect”. […]
July 5, 2020

Silver continues to climb on investment demand, need for 5G and solar

2020.07.05 Precious metals are among the best places to park your money in […]
July 5, 2020

All eyes on Chile as copper price hits 5-month high

2020.07.05 Hundreds of mine workers in Chile are falling ill from covid-19, prompting […]
June 18, 2020

Trillion-dollar US infrastructure plan will draw in plenty of metal

2020.06.18 Donald Trump appears to have torn a page from Ahead of the […]
June 12, 2020

Copper bulls ride on increased orders, mine disruptions

2020.06.12 Hit hard by the pandemic when it first struck China in February, […]
June 11, 2020

Sedimentary copper + silver explorers attracting major interest

2020.06.11 The world’s biggest sedimentary copper deposits are only found in three basins: […]
May 30, 2020

South American sedimentary copper belt has a silver buckle

2020.05.30 One of the most interesting places to look for new copper deposits […]
March 13, 2020

Virus won’t keep copper down for long

2020.03.13 The current stock market rout is pulling the world economy down into […]
March 3, 2020

Gold has immunity, silver has ratio

2020.03.03 On Monday Wall Street pared back losses from last week’s sell-off, the […]
February 9, 2020

Copper market is a coiled spring

2020.02.09 As the third most-consumed metal on earth, behind iron and aluminum, copper […]
February 1, 2020

Copper-gold deposits to help gold miners overcome depletion dilemma

2020.02.01 Every fiscal quarter the World Gold Council puts out a wonderful little […]
January 15, 2020

Copper juniors gravitating towards new area play

2020.01.15 Area plays, where one company makes a discovery then other companies rush […]
December 17, 2019

Copper price drivers

2019.12.17 The copper price was holding steady at $2.79 per pound, Monday, just […]
December 7, 2019

The next copper frontier

2019.12.07 Imagine a world without copper. Or a world in which copper is […]
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 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 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 […]
November 6, 2019

Is China locking up Indonesian nickel?

2019.11.06 As it has done with cobalt, graphite and rare earths, China appears […]
October 22, 2019

Copper noose tightening

2019.10.22 Copper prices surged to a one-month high on Monday, on potential supply […]
October 17, 2019

Building America’s mine to battery to EV supply chain

2019.10.17 In 2010 the US Department of Energy’s Critical Materials Strategy included lithium as one […]
October 12, 2019

Palladium is an unsung green superhero

2019.10.12 Smog from vehicle emissions is estimated to cause a third of the […]
September 25, 2019

More smelters, scrap metal ban driving Chinese copper imports

2019.09.25 Despite evidence of a slowing economy, shipments of raw materials are gliding […]
August 31, 2019

Dark horse nickel continues to gallop

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

Resource nationalism, production cuts denting copper supply

2019.05.25 2018 was an aberration of the copper market in that there were […]
May 25, 2019

Resource nationalism, production cuts denting copper supply

2019.05.25 2018 was an aberration of the copper market in that there were […]
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

Chinese growth lights fire under copper price

2019.04.19 Copper bulls are running this week, as the red metal used in […]
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 […]
March 26, 2019

Zinc cupboard nearly bare as price soars

2019.03.26 Zinc inventories have fallen to the point where there is less than […]
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 14, 2019

The global infrastructure deficit – the road not yet taken

2019.02.14 Infrastructure is the physical systems – the roads, power transmission lines and […]
February 13, 2019

Plunging inventories have zinc bulls ready to run

2019.02.13 On Tuesday zinc inventories in London Metal Exchange (LME) warehouses sunk into […]
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 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 […]
November 24, 2018

Copper fundamentals still solid

2018.11.24 As an investment commodity, we’ve been writing about copper for a long […]
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 […]
October 25, 2018

The coming copper crunch

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

AOTH’s guide to the most promising fall drill plays

Fall, for most people, is a time of change. It’s when kids and […]
January 1, 1970

Cobalt

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

Nickel

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

The case for palladium

Discovered by English chemist William Wollaston in 1803, palladium was named after the […]
January 1, 1970

Major expansion in the works at Palladium One’s LK Project

Palladium One (TSX-V:PDM) is in the process of adding fresh ground to its […]
January 1, 1970

The Most Beautiful Metal

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