By Jocelyn Aspa
Largo Resources (TSX:LGO) has announced its intentions to produce, qualify and sell its vanadium products in the aerospace alloy market sector via Glencore International AG.
As quoted in the press release:
High strength low alloy vanadium steels are replacing lower strength traditional steels at an accelerating pace as the steel industry increasingly
Mining in countries that are more politically stable is becoming an attractive policy, and investors may start to look outside of the DRC for its cobalt resources as cobalt demand for batteries amps up. Here we profile five cobalt producers outside of the DRC.
Quaterra Resources Inc. (TSXV:QTA,OTCMKTS:QTRRF,FWB:QR2) announced their chief financial officer, Scott Hean, has resigned his position due to personal reasons effective Dec. 31, 2015.
Increasing nervousness and uncertainty about the European debt crisis has acted as a drag on the commodities and base metals sectors this week. China is also creating interest for investors in a number of resource based industries, with impacts in the diamond polishing, as well as the lithium and lead
Joseph Gallucci of Dundee Capital Markets sees a rosy future for zinc investors. As the large zinc mines shut down, the juniors are stepping forward to meet growing demand for the industrial staple. In this interview with The Mining Report, Gallucci delivers smart tips for base metals investors on where
On October 1, Nyrstar, the world’s biggest zinc producer, signed a strategic offtake and marketing agreement that will see Noble Group sell a portion of its European zinc production.
Orbite Aluminae Inc. (TSX:ORT,OTCQX:EORBF) filed its unaudited financial and operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2013, reporting a net loss of $3.4 million ($0.02 per share) for the second quarter of 2013 compared to $6.1 million ($0.03 per share) for the second quarter of 2012.
China, Base Metal Tiger, Sets the Trend for Metals – The Gold Report (7/1/13) Industrial metal prices have struggled to find firm footing. Stefan Ioannou of Haywood Securities tees up near-, medium- and long-term scenarios for three industrial metals—copper, zinc and nickel—and explains why he is most enthusiastic about zinc.
Orbite Aluminae Inc. (TSX:ORT,OTCQX:EORBF) entered into an offtake agreement with Glencore International AG, a subsidiary of Glencore Xstrata plc. The agreement is for the purchase of smelter-grade alumina from the Company’s proposed smelter-grade alumina (SGA) plant in Quebec.
The Wall Street Journal reported that Glencore Xstrata plc (LSE:GLEN) is going to shelve its plans for a new coal export terminal in Queensland, Australia. The decision reportedly comes on the back of the company’s concern about the medium-term outlook for the coal industry.
PolyMet Mining (TSX:POM,NYSEMKT:PLM) reported and filed its financial results for the year ended January 31, 2013.
The absence of stellar economic growth data out of China and gold’s largest single-day drop in decades together pushed copper to an 18-month low this week. The red metal traded dangerously close to bear market conditions.
Weaker US retail sales and consumer sentiment raised doubts about the strength of the country’s economic recovery this week, while General Electric made a big move to expand its oil and gas unit.
Amid declining ore grades and rising mining costs, investors may want to look closely at regions with low geopolitical risk. After a couple of years of declining production, the United States is set to increase its copper output for a second year on the back of a slew of promising
PolyMet Mining Corp. (TSX:POM,NYSEMKT:PLM) filed a preliminary prospectus with the securities regulatory authorities in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario in Canada and a registration statement on Form F-10 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an offering of rights to holders of common shares of the