Graphite – Energizer Resources Inc. (TSX:EGZ,OTCQX:ENZR) signed a purchase and sale agreement with Honey Badger Exploration, Inc. (TSXV:TUF) for a 75% undivided right, title and interest in the “Sagar” Project, a series of claims in Nunavik, Québec, Canada.
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Zinc – Avrupa Minerals Ltd. (TSXV:AVU) has signed an earn-in and shareholders agreement that will option out the Slivovo Gold Project in Kosovo to Byrnecut International Limited. Under the agreement Avrupa will be the operator while BIL will have several participation options.
Iron – Reuters reported that BHP Billiton plans to raise its production of iron ore this year in an attempt to acquire more of the Chinese market for the metal.
Gas – Deutsche Welle reported that Germany's Essen based RWE (ETR:RWE) has begun supplying gas to the Ukraine. According to Deutsche-Welle, RWE signed a contract for natural gas deliveries with Kyiv in 2012, but has not yet specified the price Ukraine will pay for the gas.
Coal – The Guardian reported today that two workers were killed in a mine collapse on Tuesday night. A wall collapsed in the New South Wales Austar coal mine just after 9 pm, trapping the two men.
Gold – Ressources Appalaches (TSXV:APP,FWB:OU3) announced that mining operations have commenced at its Dufferin Gold Mine in Nova Scotia. Initial ore extraction and surface stockpiling is expected to provide several weeks of supply for the start-up of the processing plant.
Uranium – Fission 3.0 Corp. (TSXV:FUU) and its Joint Venture partner, Brades Resource, (TSXV:BRA) announced the results of two surveys at the Clearwater West property in Saskatchewan's Athabasca Basin. Both a high resolution magnetic survey and Fission 3's patent-pending radiometric airborne survey were conducted on the site.
Uranium – Uranium Energy Corp (NYSEMKT:UEC) has filed a mine permit application and aquifer exemption application for its Burke Hollow ISR Project in Bee County Texas. It filed the applications on April 11 of this year with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. To date, Uranium Energy has explored 40 percent of the Burke Hollow Property.
Gold – Canamex Resources Corp. (TSXV:CSQ,OTCQX:CNMXF,FWB:CX6) appointed Jason Reid to its Board of Directors. Mr. Reid is currently Gold Resource Corporation’s CEO, President and Director.
Tungsten – Blackheath Resources Inc. (TSXV:BHR,FWB:04B) announced the first ever diamond drill program at the Santa Helena Breccia located within the historic Borralha Tungsten Project Portugal. Blackheath holds rights to a 100% interest in the largest past-producing tungsten mine in Portuga, the Borralha Tungsten Project.