Articles Tagged "Germany"

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.

Canadian Stocks Stronger as TSX Reaches Seven-week High

After sinking to an eight-month low in October, the main stock index on the TSX rose to a seven-week high on Tuesday, with nine of 10 sectors on the index recording gains. According to The Globe and Mail, the index has actually gained for five weeks in a row. That's the longest streak of weekly gains since March.

Germany Planning to Tighten Shale Gas Extraction Rules

Gas – The Wall Street Journal reported today that Germany has plans to beef up environmental regulations surrounding drilling programs for shale gas. According to the Journal, the new rules would all but ban shale gas drilling in Germany, although an initiative by the state could simultaneously help production in more traditional natural gas fields.