Silver – Argentina is South America’s second largest economy and ranks 10 on The Silver Institute’s list of top silver producing countries in the world. In 2010, Argentina produced 20.6 million ounces of silver.
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Copper – Critics claim that Chile is losing its competitiveness in terms of attracting small mining companies. This is not because Chile’s geologic potential has been exhausted- but rather, due to the structure of the mining business in the region.
Heavy Oil – Petrobank Energy and Resources Ltd. (TSE:PBG) reports that the company has concluded the acquisition of Baytex Energy Ltd.'s and Shell Canada Ltd.'s respective 50% interests in the Kerrobert and Dawson projects.
Manganese – Ecometals Limited (CVE:EC) announces that the company has closed the first tranche of a previously announced non-brokered private placement for up to 26,666,666 units at a price of CDN$0.15 per unit.
It looks like the United States has finally decided to try and break China’s grip on the supply of Rare Earth Elements after global concerns were raised of the Red country’s monopoly. The subcommittee’s agenda is simple – to establish without doubt whether the US faces a shortage crunch on the REE front, and [...]
Europe has finally acknowledged that there is a serious problem in the rare earths sphere. But what can it do to tackle it? Analysts are divided in their opinion. The report states that with the world’s population growing, industrialization rising and the competition for raw materials intensifying, concerns have been raised on the [...]
Gold Investing News reports gold used as an alternative to the weaker dollar. Gold slid marginally. As speculators offloaded their holdings of the precious metal to lock in gains after it climbed to a two-month high on Thursday and commodity prices slipped, gold declined to $961.16 an ounce on Friday. For complete story, click this [...]