Tag: coal

August 29, 2018

Silver Mines in Australia — Who’s Digging, and Where?

Where are the silver mines in Australia? You might be surprised to learn that the country is home to one...
August 29, 2018

TSX- and TSXV-listed Potash Companies

Wondering which potash companies to invest in? This list includes overviews of both small and large potash companies listed on...
August 23, 2018

Vanadium Mining and Deposit Types

Vanadium is a key component in steel, but it has other emerging applications as well. Learn about vanadium mining and...
August 9, 2018

Mexico’s Sonora State Leads the Way in National Silver and Gold Production

Mexico’s performance as a global leader in gold and silver production extends over centuries, and its mining industry, partly based...
August 7, 2018

Uranium Production in the World by Country

Which country had the most uranium production in the world in 2017? Kazakhstan topped the list, followed by Canada and...
August 7, 2018

Coal 101: The 4 Coal Types and Their Uses

There are four main coal types: lignite, sub-bituminous, bituminous and anthracite. Here's a look at their characteristics and uses.
July 25, 2018

Reawakening Northern Vancouver Island’s Mining Industry

Mining has long been a central component of BC's economy, dating back to the mid-1800s, and Vancouver Island is no...
July 24, 2018

Coal 101: What is Lignite?

Lignite is a type of coal, but what is lignite used for? Here's a look at what lignite is, what...
July 19, 2018

How to Begin Natural Gas Investing

For some investors natural gas remains an exciting frontier. Read on for an in-depth look at why natural gas investing...
July 12, 2018

U3O8 Price Update: Q2 2018 in Review

U3O8 spot prices hovered around US$21 in Q2, but market watchers believe a rise is inevitable. Here's an overview of...