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CHINESE DEMAND

‘China factor’ continues to determine future of commodities outlook

Chinese demand for metals and minerals remains robust, although the pace of uptake is moving towards a plateau as the country enters a more mature economic phase, delegates at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada were told on...
6th March 2014
 
URANIUM

Uranium market in doldrums as upside creeps closer - Cameco

The continued shuttering of Japan’s reactor fleet, low prices and a supply overhang continue to weigh on the uranium market, Cameco VP, marketing strategy and administration Tim Gabruch told delegates at the Prospectors and Developers Association...
6th March 2014
 
SEABED MINING

Development of deep-seabed mining rules under way

In its 2014 session, held in February, world regulatory body the International Seabed Authority’s (ISA’s) Legal and Technical Commission was preparing draft regulations for the exploitation of polymetallic nodules in three areas approved for...
28th February 2014
 
Ferrous Metals

Asian steel giants flexing muscle in Canada’s Labrador Trough

The booming commodity prices of the last decade have sparked considerable interest in the Labrador Trough – Canada’s main iron-ore district which extends through northern Quebec and Labrador – and while dozens of the junior developers that have...
28th February 2014
 
SEABED MINING

Development of deep-seabed mining rules under way

In its 2014 session, held in February, world regulatory body the International Seabed Authority’s (ISA’s) Legal and Technical Commission was preparing draft regulations for the exploitation of polymetallic nodules in three areas approved for deep...
28th February 2014
 
Coal

Fortune Minerals pursuing strategic partnership strategy to finance projects

As the mining world struggles to raise financing on global capital markets, Toronto-listed diversified junior Fortune Minerals is pursuing a financing strategy based on securing strategic partnerships with companies that need the product it plans...
28th February 2014
 
OIL & GAS

Future demand could dwarf WA oil and gas sector – Minister

With rising global demand for oil and gas, particularly from Asia, Western Australia’s current multibillion-dollar industry could be “dwarfed” by the potential opportunities emerging for the continent, Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Marmion...
24th February 2014
 
URANIUM

Cameco abandons 2018 output target amid weak market demand

Canadian uranium producer Cameco late on Friday reported its full-year 2013 and fourth-quarter ended December 31 results, posting a strong performance in weak markets. The Saskatoon, Saskatchewan-based company revealed that it had abandoned its...
10th February 2014
 
Coal

De Wittekrans project could boost miner to midtier level Video Available

Continental Coal CEO Don Turvey ASX- and Aim-listed coal mining company Continental Coal’s De Wittekrans coal mine could potentially make it a genuine midtier mining company, stated Continental Coal CEO Don Turvey, at the Sasfin Investor’s Auditorium plenary session at the 2013...
13th December 2013
 
Ferrous Metals

West Africa must overcome major challenges to become the new Pilbara Video Available

West Africa has the potential to emerge as a serious competitor to the mineral-rich Pilbara region north of Western Australia but has to overcome several significant infrastructural and logistical challenges to achieve this. This was the general...
6th December 2013
 
Company Announcement

Largest Known Rare Earth Mineral Deposit Discovered PDF Available

SRE Minerals Limited announces the results of exploration and studies in collaboration with the Korea Natural Resources Trading Corporation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea SRE Minerals Limited (“SRE” or “the company”) announced today...
4th December 2013
 
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Daehwa molybdenum/tungsten project scoping study, South Korea Restricted

Desert Mines and Metals plans to conduct a scoping study to investigate the early development of the Daehwa mine.
29th November 2013
 
 
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