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Wed Jun 5, 2019, 3:27 pm PDT
U.S. critical minerals strategy includes Canada and other allies
The U.S. includes Canada and other allies in its critical minerals strategy

The country’s tariff tactics might present an image of Fortress America battling its adversaries, but a new critical minerals strategy advocates greater co-operation between the U.S. and its friends….


Tue Jun 4, 2019, 6:34 pm PDT
Animation: U.S. electric vehicle sales 2010 to 2019, with chart showing 2018 global EV sales
U.S. electric vehicle sales 2010 to 2019

It’s challenging to get ahead, but it’s even harder to stay ahead….


Tue Jun 4, 2019, 10:40 am PDT
Ximen Mining gold acquisition continues southern B.C. expansion
Ximen Mining gold acquisition continues southern B.C. expansion

Adding to its portfolio of southern British Columbia past-producers, Ximen Mining TSXV:XIM announced the 100% acquisition of the former Amelia gold operation….


Mon Jun 3, 2019, 4:20 pm PDT
Conscription, colonization, a gold-backed buck: Some Conrad Black remedies for Canada
Conscription, colonization, a gold-backed buck Some Conrad Black remedies for Canada

Here’s a guy who wants to make this country a “world-important nationality”—in other words, to put Canada on the map….


Tue May 28, 2019, 5:36 pm PDT
Infographic: Visualizing copper’s role in the transition to clean energy
Visualizing copper’s role in the transition to clean energy

A future powered by renewables is not on the distant horizon, but is rather in its early hours….


Wed May 15, 2019, 4:04 pm PDT
Commerce Resources and two Inuit corporations sign LOI to advance northern Quebec rare earths
Commerce Resources and two Inuit corporations sign LOI to advance northern Quebec rare earths

While a project that would provide essential raw materials continues towards pre-feasibility, a letter of intent ensures Inuit participation, the signatories announced May 15….


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June 13th, 2019, 6:07 pm

Towards a critical resource

Saville Resources exceeds historic high grades for niobium-tantalum in Quebec Towards a critical resource

May 29th, 2019, 6:28 pm

Senkaku revisited

China-U.S. trade tactics highlight rare earths peril and potential Senkaku revisited

May 24th, 2019, 6:34 pm

Ever unconventional

Rick Rule might be even more contrarian than you thought Ever unconventional

May 17th, 2019, 2:21 pm

Turbulent times for Lynas

Rare earths provide a cautionary tale about supply chain weaknesses Turbulent times for Lynas

May 7th, 2019, 5:10 pm

A Capitol idea

This U.S. bipartisan bill aims to reduce America’s critical minerals dependency A Capitol idea


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Sprott Natural Resource Symposium 2019

If we don’t reconstitute a total American supply chain, if the Europeans don’t do the same, for the critical materials like rare earths, cobalt, lithium, we’re going to be out of luck.

Technology metals expert Jack Lifton emphasizes the need for progress on critical minerals ...Read More