February 23, 2019

Called for lithium tsunami cancelled

2019.02.23 The prevailing theme for the lithium market over the past several months […]
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

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

The global infrastructure deficit – the road not yet taken

2019.02.14 Infrastructure is the physical systems – the roads, power transmission lines and […]
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 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 […]
February 6, 2019

We have a problem, spodumene

2019.02.06 Over the next four years, lithium from Western Australia is expected to […]
February 4, 2019

The new Cold War and gold

2019.02.04 In December President Trump pounded out a tweet that raised a lot […]
February 2, 2019

Venezuela trying to sell gold to stay afloat

2019.02.02 Venezuela is reaching for its last card as the deck collapses on […]
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 23, 2019

Big copper mines cutting output

2019.01.23 Some of the world’s largest copper mines are slashing production, thus feeding […]
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 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 15, 2019

Goldcorp-Newmont deal points to more M&A

2019.01.15 More gold mines will be going on the block thanks to a […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
January 9, 2019

ETF holders, China piling into gold

2019.01.09 Gold is once again in vogue, with the precious metal attracting investor […]
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 24, 2018

Copper fundamentals still solid

2018.11.24 As an investment commodity, we’ve been writing about copper for a long […]
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 2, 2018

China will become more copper-hungry

2018.11.02 China is already the world’s biggest copper buyer, representing half of global […]
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 […]
October 25, 2018

The coming copper crunch

2018.10.25 Copper had one of it best years ever in 2017, rising 27% […]
October 24, 2018

Lithium deals gathering pace

2018.10.24 The United States currently imports most of the lithium that it consumes […]
October 23, 2018

Barrick-Randgold deal breathes new life into gold

2018.10.23 Despite having a rough summer, with a number of factors pushing gold […]
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 19, 2018

Building the most critical metals mine in America

2018.10.19 In the movie Avatar, humans have depleted their natural resources to the point […]
October 13, 2018

Rare earths in the cross-hairs of new high-tech arms race

2018.10.13 A decision by the Chinese government to slash production of rare earth […]
August 9, 2018

Bond Market Bear Creating Gold Bull

2018.08.09 Gold is climbing as bond yields rise and the dollar falls, over […]
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 […]
October 2, 2017

Why Lithium, Why Now?

2017.10.02 Our ‘who cares’ attitude towards pollution and habitat destruction are all increasing […]
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

How gold M&A will benefit quality juniors

On Monday Newmont Mining rejected a $17.8 billion hostile takeover by Canada’s Barrick […]
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

How the US lost the plot on rare earths

On Wednesday morning, a rocket blasted off from Blue Origin’s West Texas facility […]
January 1, 1970

Freegold Ventures: A Good Hole 2, is a Great Outcome for Golden Summit

Brad Aelicks: Follow up Coverage 2020.09.14 Background: After an excruciatingly long wait, Freegold […]
January 1, 1970

The case for palladium

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

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

Ounces in the ground

2020.04.14  When looking for an investment the approach I take involves looking at […]
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

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

Pentagon missile-making plan is perplexing

Barely a month after threatening to withdraw from the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty […]
January 1, 1970

Permanent magnets primer

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

Solar Windows and Roofs

2017.03.21 Feldspars are found in granite type pegmatite rocks which are a mixture […]