China’s Weakening Hold on the Global Rare Earths Market

China’s Weakening Hold on the Global Rare Earths Market

Rare Earth – China was once responsible for over 90 percent of global rare earths production, allowing it to restrict exports and manipulate prices. However, following a WTO ruling against that practice earlier this year and moves to crack down on illegal mining, China's share of global rare earths production could be dropping.

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Copper – Copper Fox Metals (TSXV:CUU) reported results from 2014 joint venture activities at its Schaft Creek project. Field work has identified a potential new zone of copper-gold mineralization, located north of the discovery zone.

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Strata Minerals CEO Jason Bahnsen Talks Phosphate in Utah

Potash – Strata Minerals Inc. (TSXV:SMP) CEO Jason Bahnsen provided this video update on what investors can look forward to after the company recently announced its maiden Resource Estimate for the Diamond Mountain phosphate project in Utah.

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72 Ounce Gold Nugget On Sale in California for $400,000

Gold – Reuters reported that a 72 ounce gold nugget, which is bigger than a human palm and is believed to be the largest privately held nugget of its kind, went on sale in San Francisco on Thursday.

Copper Rises on China Manufacturing Data

Copper – Bloomberg reported that copper prices rose on Thursday following the release of better than expected manufacturing data from China. Copper futures for December delivery rose 0.7 percent to trade at $3.04 a pound by 1:14 PM on New York's Comex.

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