February 10, 2016 | Roskill Information Services published a report that looks at the changing face of the graphite industry. In particular, it points to 2015 as “a year of major change,” largely due to China reaching peak steel production and to troubles in the Chinese economy. … Read More
February 10, 2016 | New Cannabis Ventures reported that investors interested in participating in the Med-X crowdfunding campaign should read the offering circular. Unfortunately, most investors don’t bother with the fine print. In this case, that would be a very bad idea.
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February 10, 2016 | Reuters reported that Australian nickel miners like Glencore plc (LSE:GLEN) and BHP Billiton Ltd. (ASX:BHP,LSE:BLT,NYSE:BHP) are coming under increasing pressure to suspend or cut their nickel output. … Read More
February 9, 2016 | Mining Weekly reported that a feasibility study on fuel cells has been launched in South Africa. It’s being undertaken by Isondo Precious Metals, and the company believes that if it’s successful, “the manufacturing of fuel cell components could be up and running within two years.” … Read More
February 9, 2016 | Reuters reported that Botswana’s diamond exports came to $2.4 billion in 2015. That’s a 38-percent fall from the $3.9 billion seen in 2014, and the country’s lowest level of exports in six years. … Read More
February 8, 2016 | The gold price briefly broke the $1,200-per-ounce mark on Monday on the back of safe-haven demand driven by “sliding stock markets and worries over global economic growth.” … Read More