Aspirational or Concrete: Ottawa Releases Minerals and Metals Plan

The Canadian Government has released its vision for the future of the Canadian resources industry, with economic development and competitiveness coming first on a shopping list of hopes and dreams for the great white north’s future. Minister of Natural Resources Amarjeet Sohi took to the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada conference this week to […]

OZ Minerals’ Prominent Hill Performance to Fund Copper Growth

A strong 2018 performance from OZ Minerals’ (ASX:OZL) Prominent Hill asset in South Australia has given the company further leeway to continue investing in its copper-focused growth strategy. On Wednesday (February 27), the company released its annual and sustainability report for 2018, which detailed the company’s after-tax net profit of $ 222 million on revenue […]

MGX Minerals Announces Phase Two Development of Silicon Based Anode for High-Energy Lithium-Ion Batteries

MGX Minerals (CSE:XMG) (OTC:MGXMF) reported today that its collaborative research partnership with the University of British Columbia (“UBC”) has completed a comprehensive baseline assessment of metallurgical silicon originating from each of the Company’s three silicon projects in southeastern British Columbia. MGX and UBC are working together to develop next-generation Li-ion batteries capable of quadrupling energy density from current 100 […]

Fortune Minerals Discusses Cobalt and the Nico Project’s Role in the Market

Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX:FT) was featured in an article in Cramer Media’s Mining Weekly regarding the role their Nico cobalt project will play in the growing cobalt market. The Nico project is one of a few cobalt projects situated outside of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that can help support the near-term demand for cobalt. […]

Lions Bay: Consolidated Potash Corporation Establishes Joint Venture with Verdant Minerals

Lions Bay Capital Inc. (TSXV:LBI) (“Lions Bay” or “the Company”) is pleased to advise that Consolidated Potash Corporation (CPC), an entity controlled and being consolidated by the Company has satisfied requirements to acquire an initial 15% of the Karinga Lakes Sulphate of Potash (SOP) project and establish a JV with Verdant Minerals (ASX: VRM). A […]

Peloton Minerals Advancing Carlin-Style Exploration Targets in Nevada

Peloton Minerals (CSE:PMC,OTCQB:PMCCF) is developing three gold exploration projects in Eastern Elko County, Nevada. The projects—Independence Valley, Golden Trail and Texas Canyon—all host Carlin-style deposits and are being set up for further development in 2019. In a recent interview with Global Business Reports, Peloton Minerals President and CEO Ted Ellwood provided insight into the work […]

Resource Big News Roundup: M2 Cobalt and Jervois Mining to Merge; Montan Mining Corp. to Rebrand as Fidelity Minerals Corp.; Pelangio Exploration Acquires Dome West Property

This week, the S&P/TSX Composite index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) had a slightly turbulent week. On Friday, the market gained due to concerns about global economic growth and political uncertainties. The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX), meanwhile, started and ended the week with gains, but dropped during the week.  In case you missed it, here is this week’s resource […]

Resource Big News Roundup: Gold Resource Corporation Declares December Monthly Dividend; Quebec Precious Metals to Extend Work Commitment Deadline for Lomiko to Earn 100% of La Loutre Graphite Property; MGX Minerals Drills 44 Meters of 1700ppm Niobium at REN Niobium-Tantalum-Titanium-REE Project;

This week, the S&P/TSX Composite index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) continued to see significant volatility. On Friday, the market opened higher due to a 2.5 percent surge in crude oil prices. The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX), meanwhile, steadily rose all week. In case you missed it, here is this week’s resource big news roundup: Battery: Quebec Precious Metals […]

Peloton Minerals: Exploring Three Gold Projects in Nevada

Learn more about Peloton Minerals Corporation (CSE:PMC, OTCQB:PMCCF) on the Investing News Network’s Gold channel. Peloton Minerals Corporation is a junior exploration company with three gold exploration projects–Independence Valley, Golden Trail and Texas Canyon–located in the mining-friendly jurisdiction of Nevada. Independence Valley: Peloton Minerals has a joint venture with Kinross Gold Corp. (TSE:K;NYSE:KGC;FWB:KIN2) on this […]

Hudbay Minerals Completes Acquisition of Mason Resources

Mason Resources (TSX:MNR) and Hudbay Minerals (TSX/NYSE:HBM) have announced the completion of the previously announced plan of arrangement whereby Hudbay has acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Mason it did not already own for C$ 0.40 per common share. With the arrangement now complete, the common shares will be de-listed from […]

MGX Minerals Announces Winter Drilling Program to Target High-Grade Gold Mineralization at Depth at Fran Gold Project

MGX Minerals (CSE:XMG)  is pleased to announce that drilling will recommence shortly at its 100% owned Fran Gold Property (“Fran” or the “Property”) located 30km southwest of the Mount Milligan Gold-Copper Mine. Initial Winter 2018 drilling will drill a twin vertical hole to confirm and test below historic drill hole FR-027 from 2002. Hole FR-027 […]

MGX Minerals and Engineering Partner Highbury Energy Announce R&D for Petroleum Coke to Synthetic Crude Oil Gasification with Vanadium, Nickel, Cobalt Extraction

MGX Minerals (CSE:XMG) and Highbury Energy Inc. (“Highbury”) are pleased to report additional work has commenced on gasification of petroleum coke (“petcoke”), an oilsands and refinery by-product, into a synthetic liquid equivalent to refinery crude oil feedstock. The expanded research and development is focused on the re-processing of petcoke waste product to a synthetic crude oil. The […]