Gold – The Vancouver-based company, which follows the prospect generator model, has acquired a set of claims with a historical, high-grade production base and potential for vein extension.
Silver – Germany's Federal Financial Supervisory Authority has begun looking into the rate-setting processes for silver and gold prices.
Potash – Potash heavyweight Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan announced today that it will be slashing its workforce by 18 percent.
Deloitte's annual mining trends report has some interesting things to say about the junior market.
Diamond – Could there be a new diamond district in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan? North Arrow Minerals believes the answer is yes. Here, Ken Armstrong, the company's president and CEO, explains what recent news from the Pikoo diamond project means for the company.
Diamond – Leibish & Co.'s chief buyer, Shmulik Polnauer, recently spoke with Diamond Investing News about the six pink diamonds and one red diamond his company purchased at the 2013 Argyle Pink Diamond Tender.
Cobalt – Erin Chutter, president, CEO and director of Global Cobalt, recently spoke to Andrew Topf of the Investing News Network about her company's Karakul cobalt project, located in Russia's Altai Republic.
Zinc – Investing News Network Editor Vivien Diniz recently spoke with Trevali Mining (TSX:TV,OTCQX:TREVF) CEO Dr. Mark Cruise about the recent start of production at the Santander zinc-silver-lead mine in Peru.
Gold – Klondex Mines Ltd. (TSX:KDX) is set to acquire the Midas mine and related ore milling facility located in the State of Nevada for approximately US$83 million from a subsidiary of Newmont Mining Corporation.
Uranium – Zadar Ventures Ltd. (TSXV:ZAD) closed the first tranche of its non-brokered private placement for $933,000, at a price of $0.20 per unit.
Graphite – Focus Graphite Inc. (TSXV:FMS,OTCQX:FCSMF,FWB:FKC) announced results from its summer 2013 infill drilling program on Lac Knife, aimed at upgrading the current Inferred and Indicated mineral resource to the Measured and Indicated mineral resources categories. Hole LK-13-187 drilled on Line 500 S returned one of the best graphitic carbon intersections: 67.8 m grading 21.10 % Cgr (from 17.4 to 85.2 m).
Graphite – Lomiko Metals Inc. (TSXV:LMR,FWB:DH8B), Graphene Laboratories Inc., and Stony Brook University have produced a graphene supercapacitor prototype.
Copper – Zincore Metals Inc. (TSX:ZNC) Vice President for Corporate Development, Adam Ho, spoke to Resource Investing News about the Accha Zinc Oxide District (AZOD) in Peru
Gold – Tarsis Resources (TSXV:TCC) President and CEO, Marc Blythe, spoke to Resource Investing News on the Company’s two important properties in Mexico, and explained the advantages of Tarsis operating under a prospect generator business model.
Zinc – Zazu Metals (TSXV:ZAZ) President, Matthew Ford, talks about the Company's Lik Project in Alaska and how it "checks all the boxes you need for a property to become a mine." He also talks about the positive outlook that zinc has right now.
Gold – Canamex Resources Corp. (TSXV:CSQ) Chairman & CEO Robert Kramer spoke with Resource Investing News about its projects in Nevada and Guyana.
Diamond – Business Insider reported that a company called Algordanza is now turning human ashes into diamonds that can be ordered in different cuts and used to make jewelry. However, the process is pricey and fairly lengthy, so don't expect it to become the norm just yet.
Silver – Yesterday, silver sunk to $18.94, its lowest price since July. However, today it recovered, trading up at $19.04 per ounce this morning.
Copper – Positive data from the U.S. gave copper a much needed push.
Gold – Gold prices fell Wednesday after a better-than-expected US jobs report came out.