Digging Deep

AbraPlata: CMR's full analysis of an Argentina focussed gold and silver junior

May 2020

The gold futures price reached US$1,767/ounce this week before retreating, which was the second time it has surpassed US$1,760 in the past two months, marking some of gold's highest levels in several years.Read More

RT @FXstreetNews: Sources: Largest US crude refinery shutting due to Harvey - RTRS

August 30, 2017 / goo.gl

Reuters quoted sources familiar with operations, stating that the largest US crude oil refinery, Motiva Enterprises, shut down on Tuesday night due toRead full newsRead More

Here's Why You Shouldn't Trust the Fed

March 02, 2018 / www.outsiderclub.com

Gold is down and it's because some investors - both institutional and retail - are working themselves up about interest rate hikes.There's a new sheriff in town - Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell - and with the economy in seemingly good shape, the expectation is that he'll immediately start jacking up interest rates.Well, it's not true.And I know it's not because I've watched this happen in...Read More

PEOPLE MOVES: S+B chairman to stand down in April 2019

September 28, 2018 / www.metalbulletin.com

Edwin Eichler, chairman of Swiss special and stainless steel producer Schmolz + Bickenbach (S+B), will step down from his role at the company's next annual general meeting on April 30 2019, S+B said late on September 27....Read More

Aluminium: Prices tracking our Q3 low case

August 13, 2019 / www.metalbulletinresearch.com

Negative macroeconomic backdrop continues to undermine risk appetite Global markets were buffeted again last week by a persistently negative macroeconomic backdrop that continues to undermine risk appetite. US-China trade tensions, a weaker yuan and the sell-off in major indices - various key economic data continue to point to a cohesive global slowdown - are some of the highlights. Trade relation...Read More

US silicon price ticks up to 13-month high on returning demand

October 24, 2020 / www.metalbulletin.com

The United States silicon metal price reached $1.03 per lb on the high end on Thursday October 22, further surpassing domestic producers' $1 per lb cost of production and attaining its highest price since September 2019. The high end broke the psychological price barrier of $1 per tonne last week and rose for the third consecutive week in this Thursday's assessment because of recent widesprea...Read More

Danielle Park takes the market's temperature

December 19, 2012 / www.miningmarkets.ca

Danielle Park has been addressing resource investors at conferences since 2007, but her message has never taken on the bullish tone that's often saturated such events. Even in those halcyon days before the Great Recession, the portfolio manager and president of Venable Park Investment Counsel and author of the book Juggling Dynamite, was warning about the risks of investing in junior mining stocks...Read More

HOTTER ON METALS: Key LME fees set to return to 2010 levels

August 31, 2017 / www.metalbulletin.com

The London Metal Exchange, having openly acknowledged that high trading and clearing costs have contributed to its declining volumes, has said it would be likely to cut fees further.Now it is finally poised to do so, taking fees on certain trades back to levels last seen as long ago as 2010, Metal Bulletin understands. The exchange is also set to use fees to tackle the move of trade to the over-th...Read More

Ilva and the Italian flat steel market - poised for a change?

March 12, 2018 / www.metalbulletin.com

For a number of years problems at Ilva, the largest steelworks in Europe, have been casting shadow over the performance of the whole Italian steel industry. Will an acquisition of Ilva by a consortium led by ArcelorMittal, now in its final stage, be a game changer for the market?Following multiple reports of environmental and health problems caused by the Taranto plant, in 2013 Ilva was placed und...Read More

Mineral Mountain drills 2,937 m at Upper Tail

October 01, 2018 / www.stockwatch.com

Mr. Nelson Baker reportsMINERAL MOUNTAIN PLANS PHASE 2 DIRECTIONAL DRILL PROGRAM TO TARGET DEEP HIGH GRADE CENTROIDGOLD ZONEMineral Mountain Resources Ltd. and its subsidiary Mineral Mountain Resources (SD) Inc. have completed their first phase program of nine holes totalling 2,937 metres (9,637 feet), all focused in the Upper Tail gold mineralization hosting the historical Standby mine. A 4,000 m...Read More

MINOR METALS MARKET REPORT 14/08: Manganese flake price dips on cheap offers; antimony trioxide grade narrows down

August 15, 2019 / www.metalbulletin.com

An overview of the minor metals markets and the reasons for any price moves.Read More

LITHIUM CONF: Development of mining regions is 'crucial to lithium sustainability'

October 28, 2020 / www.metalbulletin.com

The need for governments, communities and lithium industry participants to have a clear focus on how mining assets and the regions in which they operate are developed is crucial for sustainable lithium production, panelists told delegates at Fastmarkets' virtual Lithium Supply & Markets conference on Tuesday October 27. When people talk about the sustainability of a mining project, they tend to th...Read More

Billionaire Miner Robert Friedland Sounds Off

October 25, 2013 / www.goldinvestmentletter.com

http://ceo.ca/billionaire-miner-robert-friedland-sounds-off/Read More

Copper concentrate TC/RCs drop while mating season nears

September 01, 2017 / www.metalbulletin.com

Copper concentrate treatment charges dropped towards the end of August, with market makers starting to pick up spot deals ahead of mating season.Sellers and buyers continue to attempt to swing the market direction in their favour. Clearer direction is expected in September once the future of Freeport-McMoRan's Grasberg mine is clearer and once major Chinese smelters convene in September to discuss...Read More

11 Penny Stocks Under $3

June 08, 2011 / investorplace.com

Big Things in Little PackagesThe market has taken quite a beating since its April 29 high, and this has dragged the good down with the bad. Volatile penny stocks are especially susceptible to this kind of sell-off. However, they also have the potential to rebound fast and furiously when the market turns back around.Now, when we say “penny stocks,” we’re not talking about micro-ca...Read More

COKING COAL DAILY: Ex-China prices skyrocket on supply concerns

October 02, 2018 / www.metalbulletin.com

Prices for seaborne coking coal in the ex-China market surged on Monday October 1 in the wake of an ongoing fire at Peabody's North Goonyella mine in Queensland, Australia, which appear to have sparked panic among some participants.A November-laycan cargo of branded materials was traded on Global Coal at $212 per tonne fob Australia later in the day, according to market sources.Bids for unbranded...Read More

Isabella Ramdoo Senior Associate and Development Economist @IISD_news will be joining the panel 'How Governments ca...

August 15, 2019 / twitter.com

"Isabella Ramdoo Senior Associate and Development Economist @IISD_news will be joining the panel 'How Governments can help drive the #Mining Industry Forwards.' On the 4-5th September 2019 at the Future of Mining EMEA Conference. #FOMEMEA #futureofmining https://t.co/YGBTv8XnCH"Read full newsRead More

Trade Log: Cobalt standard grade, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb

October 29, 2020 / www.metalbulletin.com

The Cobalt standard grade, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb trade log including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets.Fastmarkets publishes trades logs for its key price assessments and indices to bring more transparency into the markets it covers and the pricing process it applies. Fastmarkets assessed Cobalt standard grade, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb...Read More

A Key Reason Why Housing Will Crash

February 17, 2015 / investmentresearchdynamics.com

Top 4 largest occupation sectors in the United States all in the low wage service sector paying $10 an hour or less...(MyBudget360.com)I have been making this argument ad nauseum. But housing bubble bulls have not just rose-colored glasses on, but they are blind. From the link above:People have a hard time wrapping their minds around the economic fact that the top employment sectors in the Unite...Read More

KMW Blog Aug 29, 2017: Proceedings of the 2017 Sprott Vancouver Natural Resource Symposium

August 29, 2017 / secure.kaiserresearch.com

Posted: Aug 29, 2017JK: Proceedings of the 2017 Sprott Vancouver Natural Resource SymposiumPublished: Aug 29, 2017Misc: Proceedings of the 2017 Sprott Vancouver Natural Resource SymposiumThe recorded presentations for the 2017 Sprott Vancouver Natural Resource Symposium which ran from July 25-27 are now available for purchase at a cost of US $399 for the MP3 Package, which is a bit more than half...Read More

INTERVIEW: LME modifying technology to allow for multiple contract launches this year, CEO says

March 15, 2018 / www.metalbulletin.com

The London Metal Exchange is modifying its technology to allow it to launch multiple contracts at once, something it plans to do at the end of the year, according to the exchange's chief executive officer. Matthew Chamberlain said that the move, designed to add a level of dynamism to the LME's systems, would delink the launch of new contracts from the release of new technology. The exchange is the...Read More