China produces more than 70 percent of the world’s graphite, a mineral essential for many industries. China’s intentions to introduce a rare earth-style quota for graphite could lead to massive supply disruption. Canadian junior miners, however, are on track to exploring this critical mineral.
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The pricing of iron ore, between mining giants and China, is escalating into a high stakes game. Who stands to benefit? Canadian iron-mining companies, especially producers from Quebec and Labrador. Already, 2010 is looking good. The steel market is also set to expand by 9.2 per cent in 2010, on rising demand from the [...]
Canadian Venture listed diamond junior, Lucara Diamond Corp, is set to acquire De Beers’ 70% stake in the AK6 diamond project for US$ 49 million. What gives? Why is a Canadian junior acquiring a diamond major’s interest? That too in Africa? Remember, De Beers doesn’t take kindly to juniors? The fate of the AK6 [...]