Greenfields exploration is hard. But finding gold in a gold mine is less challenging. The question Discovery Ventures (V.DVN) is looking to answer is whether the gold and other minerals at their Willa property in south eastern British Columbia offer the possibility of a profitable mine. And profits required piecing together a complicated puzzle. To […]
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Small companies with big projects need and welcome major players in their sector. February 12, 2014 Allana Potash (T.AAA) announced a strategic partnership with Israel Chemicals Limited, ICL, one of the world’s largest fertilizer producers. Making the announcement Farhad Abasov, President and CEO of Allana, commented, “We are pleased about our strategic alliance with ICL. […]
Freyja Resources (V.FRA) is developing a copper/silver property in Northeastern Chihuahua State Mexico. On January 29, 2014 Freyja reported the completion of the first phase of its exploration program which included mapping and systematic sampling on surface and underground of the copper oxide ore on the Las Cristinas Area in order to better delineate the […]
Zenyatta Ventures’s (V.ZEN) Albany hydrothermal graphite deposit is, as CEO Aubrey Eveleigh, points out, “one of a kind.” It is so unique that it has attracted attention globally and that of Lakehead University’s Dr. Andrew Conly and secured a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council grant to study its origins.
Bringing a major new iron mine on line is tough. Huge investments must be made, technology must be adapted to the nature of the ore and costs for everything from labour costs to transportation must be checked and re-checked. For Matt Simpson, CEO of Black Iron (T-BKI), there is another issue – the Shymanivske project […]
2013 was a frustrating year for graphite explorers. Even the announcement that China was shutting down part of its graphite mining industry left markets unmoved. “We had good news but the markets did not want to hear it.” Focus Graphite (V.FMS) President Don Baxter explained.
The first silver doré bar production at First Majestic’s T.FR Del Toro Silver Mine in Zacatecas, Mexico was announced December 4, 2013. In making that announcement, First Majestic CEO Keith Neumeyer stated, “The commencement of silver doré production at Del Toro is another significant milestone for First Majestic this year. The Del Toro Silver Mine […]
Graphene technology is expected to change many industrial sectors such as electronics, energy, health and manufacturing. Canadian junior graphite mining company Lomiko Metals (V.LMR) and New York, USA based high-tech start-up Graphene Labs are working together to bring graphene materials closer to commercial production. Dr. Stolyarov and Dr. Elena Polyakova, the founders of Graphene Labs, […]
Operating mines is very different from finding them. Instead of looking for grams per ton, Great Panther (T.GPR) CEO Bob Archer has been dealing with the need to reduce “unit costs per ounce” at the company’s Mexican silver mines.
In the crowded graphite sector companies are not only exploring and defining their resources, they are looking at adding value. Northern Graphite (V.NGC) has been working with technical partners to develop proprietary technologies for manufacturing spherical graphite “SPG”.