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 […]
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 […]
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 31, 2020

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 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

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 […]
January 1, 1970

Cobalt

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