Responsible mining practices have made large strides to minimize environmental and health and safety risks, due in part to the growth of technological change and evolving management practice.
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Tantalum – Socially Responsible Investing (SRI), or ethical investing, is becoming much more popular as investors look for ways to make a difference while also making a profit.
Canpotex, the marketing conglomerate for North American Potash Producers signed a deal earlier this month to sell 600,000 tonnes of potash to India for $370 per tonne. That potash will last roughly through June, and for future contracts India will seek to lower prices due to a growing national deficit. That potash will last [...]
There is a `little storm brewing’ in moly. In the third week of January, traders came in and bought up a lot of material, which caused some supply tightness. Now traders are in a position to push prices higher, state analysts. At the end of October 2009, moly oxide was trading just around [...]
Gold Investing News reports gold price and currency market seem to go hand in hand. Spot gold was steady at $925.90 per ounce in early afternoon, compared with New York’s notional close of $925.35, and was poised for a 1 per cent rise on the week. U.S. gold futures for June delivery fell $1.8 or [...]
Coal Investing News reports coal sees a brighter light with spring contract supply negotiations. While the result is less than half of fiscal 2008’s record price of $300 a tonne, it still points to one of the best years ever for coking coal prices and implies that Canadian coking coal producers could enjoy a better [...]
Overview First Majestic Silver Corp. is committed to building a senior Silver producing mining company based on an aggressive development and acquisition plan with a focus on Mexico. The Company presently owns or operates three silver mines in Mexico; the La Parrilla Silver Mine, the San Martin Silver Mine and the La Encantada Silver Mine. [...]
Gold Investing News reports gold prices took a slight dip and partly due to US budget. Feeling risky? Buy gold. It’s all about the risk factor these days, as investors square their positions following a massive rally on the stock market. For complete story, click this link. Follow developments in resource mining and exploration for [...]
Zinc Investing News reports zinc prices have had big hits with layoffs and output cuts. Acadian Mining Corp. of Halifax reported a net loss of $158,729 on revenues of $8.6 million for its third quarter. The Company said that its third-quarter performance was an improvement over the second quarter, when it lost $5.7 million on [...]
Coal Investing News reports the American elections and the future of the coal industry. The story: In a “secret” interview, the Senator admitted to the San Francisco Chronicle that he would purposefully bankrupt the coal industry. So, what was said in this so-called “secret” interview that had Sarah Palin, Fox News, and the coal industry [...]