By Nicholas – Published on April 29, 2018
The investment community is beginning to wonder where all the new supplies of basic materials are going to come from. Depending on the element in question, the need for new development is needed to keep prices under control, or even necessary to prevent shortages. Numerous factors are driving...
By Nicholas – Published on April 24, 2018
Canada's Yukon Territory is home to mining projects that every investor should know about. Gold has been a staple in the Yukon's mining mix for a long time. But there are other minerals that are available in the territory as well. The last few years have seen renewed interest in the...
By Nicholas – Published on February 27, 2018
January saw a jaw dropping 200%+ increase in zinc imports by China from December, with nickel and copper also sporting higher levels as well. Zinc is a critical material in the steel making industry, where it is used for galvanization, which makes steel far more resistant to...
By Nicholas – Published on February 16, 2018
Whatever troubles hit the bond and equity markets over the last two weeks spurred selling in most markets with any amount of liquidity, but it looks like the industrial metals are bouncing back with a vengeance. Copper, zinc, nickel and iron ore are all showing strong price action, with zinc...
By Nicholas – Published on January 18, 2018
Like most of the base metals, zinc had a great second half of 2017. So far 2018 is looking good as well, with the cash contract for zinc holding steady above $3400 USD/tonne on the LME. There have been some observations made in recent weeks about the speculative nature of the buying in the base...
By Nicholas – Published on December 12, 2017
The world would appear to be waking up to the fact that there is going to be a shortage of vital metals if nothing is done soon. The prices for base metals have been on a tear over the last few months, and the highs last seen in 2015 have been smashed as industry tries to secure access to supplies...
By Nicholas – Published on November 10, 2017
Zinc and Lead are extremely useful metals. The world may be learning just how dear they are today, as zinc prices push though highs seen more than a decade ago. A recent move by commodities powerhouse Glencore to curb zinc production is partly responsible for zinc's big run, but a non stop need...
By Nicholas – Published on November 6, 2017
Industrial metals like copper, nickel and zinc have really picked up steam over the last few months. This has prompted chatter about a new bull market in the base metals, and according to legendary resource investor Rick Rule, the fun has only just begun. The last few years haven't been kind to...
Published on September 2, 2017
00:00:06 I'm Steve Williams CEO Ethnics Resource’s ticker symbol is PSE. This is a zinc story. This is a production and profitability story and still an exploration upside story. We're mining zinc in Turkey. We're mining, we're producing, we’re selling. We're...
By Nicholas – Published on August 25, 2017
Copper rose Monday, and came within a few pennies of the $3/pound mark in New York trading. This is the highest price for copper since 2014, and there appear to be a number of factors supporting its rally off June lows. Most of the other base metals have followed copper higher, and zinc is close to...
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