Mining Markets


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    Coast to coast, a golden land (June 01, 2010)

    June 1, 2010 by David Coffin

    The Fraser River and Cariboo gold rushes opened and shaped the interior of British Columbia in the 1850s and ’60s. In the 1890s, the Klondike rush carved the Yukon out of the vast expanse of the North…

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    Other ways to play vanadium

    June 1, 2010 by D'Arcy Jenish And Alisha Hiyate

    Sino Vanadium (SVX-V) holds the Daquan vanadium project in Shaanxi province, China. The project hosts indicated resources of 15.8 million tonnes averaging 0.95% V 2 O 5 and inferred resources of 18.4 …

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    Juniors getting a charge out of vanadium (June 01, 2010)

    June 1, 2010 by D'Arcy Jenish

    Had things gone as planned, Toronto-based Largo Resources (LGO-V) may already have begun shipping the specialty metal vanadium from its Maracas project in Brazil to steel producers in North America an…

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    All in the family

    June 1, 2010 by Trish Saywell

    When Rob McEwen’s father Don couldn’t get into the Royal Canadian Air Force to fight in World War Two because he was too young, he and a friend travelled to England, where they lied about their age, a…

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    A share price primer (June 01, 2010)

    June 1, 2010 by Alisha Hiyate

    The promise of big gains and the leverage that the junior mining market offers is a powerful lure. But some retail investors jump into the high-stakes junior mining game ill-prepared.

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    Mexico’s blooming silver scene

    June 1, 2010 by Leticia Lozano

    Mexico is the world’s Number two silver producer after Peru and even after centuries of silver mining, there are still rich pickings to be had. The country, which generated about US$10 billion a year …

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    Rocks, stocks and resilience

    June 1, 2010 by Alisha Hiyate

    One of the first things one notices about the mining industry is how much of a family affair it often is. It’s extraordinarily common for sons, and sometimes daughters, to follow their father’s footst…

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    John Lee Sees A Rising Tide

    March 1, 2010 by John Lee

    Amidst much hand-wringing over the state of the global economy at the recent Cambridge House conference in Vancouver, one speaker, Mau Capital founder John Lee, appeared unruffled by the uncertainty. …

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    Lithium A Moody Market Darling

    March 1, 2010 by Virginia Heffernan

    Unconventional commodity plays have become commonplace in recent years as investors seek to capitalize on extraordinary price gains in these once obscure markets. First, uranium grabbed the headlines….

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    Other Juniors To Watch

    March 1, 2010 by Mining Markets staff

    Colombian Mines (CMJ-V)

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    Colombia Calling

    March 1, 2010 by Anthony Vaccaro

    Ranked as the largest historical gold producer in South America, with past production of more than 80 million oz., Colombia’s gold potential has never been a secret.But due to extreme political and social unrest over the last 50 years, much…

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    Beyond Supply & Demand

    March 1, 2010 by John Kaiser

    The eruption of media anxiety last summer about the future of rare earth supply has awakened market interest in a dozen or so Australian and Canadian resource juniors who had already acquired or discovered rare earth deposits, and it has…