Articles Tagged "TSX:IVP"

David Franklin: Is Platinum the New Gold?

Platinum – The Goldrums of June are giving way to a new dawn for platinum group metals, says David Franklin, a market strategist at Sprott Asset Management. While white metal miners face a variety of challenges, there is an increasing demand for platinum and palladium from vehicle manufacturers in the U.S. and China. And supplies of the hard-to-find metal are vanishing day by day. Now is the time to buy into existing stockpiles of the precious metal, Franklin tells The Metals Report.

Tough Market Forcing Mining Companies to Think Outside the Box

Commodity prices have slumped and costs have escalated, squeezing the margins of major mining companies. Falling equities of junior miners have scared investors away along with the capital to keep themselves afloat. Necessity is the mother of invention, however, and many mining companies are learning that the key to survival is doing things differently.

Ivanplats Files Mining Right Application for Platreef Project

Platinum – Ivanplats Ltd. (TSX:IVP) announced that it has filed a mining right application for its South Africa-based, platinum-group metals, nickel, copper and gold Platreef project with the country's Department of Mineral Resources. It has also modified Platreef's ownership structure to include a Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment partner.

New Estimate Expands Mineral Resources at Ivanplats’ Platreef Project

Platinum – Ivanplats Ltd. (TSX:IVP) announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2013, commenting that the mineral resources at its Flatreef deposit, which is located at the company's South Africa-based Platreef platinum-palladium-gold-rhodium-nickel-copper project, have been expanded and upgraded by a new resource estimate.

Outperforming Copper Production in the DRC: Tiger Resources

Copper – Copper Investing News recently spoke with Brad Marwood, managing director of Tiger Resources. Brad discussed Tiger's producing copper-cobalt project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and helped clear up some of the negative perception that investors might have when it comes to operations in that region.