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Mon Dec 22, 2014, 12:33 pm PDT
Commerce Resources completes $3.5-million private placement
Commerce Resources completes $3.5-million private placement

Commerce Resources’ TSXV:CCE Ashram rare earths deposit in Quebec has its finances strengthened with a $3.5-million private placement that closed December 22….


Fri Dec 19, 2014, 2:17 pm PDT
Jewellers look at Canadian investments for secure, ethical diamond supply
Jewellers look at Canadian investments for secure, ethical diamond supply

Increasing concern about supply has some of the world’s top jewelry companies looking for stakes in diamond mines….


Fri Dec 19, 2014, 1:42 pm PDT
New Jersey operation finds widespread cash-for-gold cheating
New Jersey operation finds widespread cash-for-gold cheating

Undercover officers from a New Jersey cash-for-gold task force found violations in nearly half the stores they checked, Rapaport News reported December 19….


Wed Dec 17, 2014, 8:46 pm PDT
Ouch! A damning perspective on B.C.’s great big dam
A damning perspective on B.C.’s great big dam

British Columbia’s premier is “attracted to ephemeral schemes.” The more than $8-billion budget for B.C.’s Site C hydroelectric dam looks like another of the province’s “slippery estimates.”


Tue Dec 16, 2014, 5:50 pm PDT
B.C. miners welcome massive new hydroelectric project
B.C. miners welcome massive new hydroelectric project

An $8.335-billion hydroelectric dam in British Columbia got the go-ahead December 16, drawing praise from the mining industry….


Mon Dec 15, 2014, 1:03 pm PDT
NWT Metis sign accord with Gahcho Kué
NWT Metis sign accord with Gahcho Kue

Proponents of the world’s largest diamond mining development project have signed an impact benefit agreement with a Northwest Territories Metis band….


Mon Dec 15, 2014, 10:51 am PDT
China has likely reached peak graphite: Benchmark Mineral Intelligence
China has likely reached peak graphite: Benchmark Mineral Intelligence

Production from the world’s largest supplier of natural graphite dropped to a record low in 2014, according to a December note from Benchmark Mineral Intelligence….


Fri Dec 12, 2014, 4:24 pm PDT
Cutting carats adds value to polished diamonds, but at a risk
Cutting carats adds value to polished diamonds, but at a risk

Among the interesting details from a report released this week by Bain & Company is the huge discrepancy between rough and polished diamond production….


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December 19th, 2014, 12:17 pm

End times or new age?

John Kaiser discusses a worst-case scenario and an innovation that could “freak out” regulators End times or new age?

December 18th, 2014, 5:46 pm

Stranded by the status quo

Even with a cyclical upturn, juniors will face challenges, says John Kaiser Stranded by the status quo

December 11th, 2014, 5:11 pm

Replenishing reserves

With a decade of diamond demand outgrowing supply, Canada’s a target for new sources Replenishing reserves

December 5th, 2014, 5:16 pm

Athabasca Basin and beyond

Uranium news from Saskatchewan and elsewhere to December 5 Athabasca Basin and beyond

November 28th, 2014, 12:39 am

Gold goes to a vote

Is the Swiss referendum a battle of monetary theories or competing faiths? Gold goes to a vote


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