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Osisko Buying Copper to Get to Silver?

Silver – Roughly one month after acquiring Virginia Mines to become the fourth-largest company in the royalty space, Osisko Gold Royalties has secured another agreement — for a copper royalty. However, as part of its agreement with Highland Copper the gold-focused royalty and stream company also has the option to earn a silver net smelter royalty on the copper miner's Michigan projects.

News of CALPERS Potentially Divesting its Coal Assets Overdone

Coal – A California state senator might propose a bill in January that would require the California Public Employees’ Retirement System to divest of its holdings in companies that produce coal. This headline-grabbing news sent coal stocks and ARLP partners down significantly. However, Peter Epstein thinks that the reaction was possibly overdone.

NioCorp Up 15 Percent on Offtake Agreement With ThyssenKrupp

Rare Earth – NioCorp Developments has been busily putting out great drill results this year, and released an updated resource estimate for its Elk Creek niobium deposit this fall. However, the company had good news of a different nature on Monday — it's secured an offtake agreement with Germany-based commodities trading company ThyssenKrupp Metallurgical Products.