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Infographic: The minerals behind solar energy

February 23rd, 2016

Posted with permission of Resource Works | February 23, 2016

“Mining is not antithetical to a green economy; it’s a necessity.” That’s how David S. Abraham expressed it in The Elements of Power. But it’s a point not always realized by some environmentally conscious people. Miners, of course, have an obligation to follow strict environmental standards. But without mining, green energy’s impossible.

Resource Works, a non-profit society that encourages “respectful, fact-based dialogue on responsible resource development in British Columbia,” produced this infographic looking at just one aspect of green energy, the minerals comprised in solar panels.

Most important is silica but even coal comes into play.

The minerals behind solar energy

Posted with permission of Resource Works.

September 3rd, 2015

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Silica and diatomite: Commodity overview Geology for Investors
Why a Fed rate hike could be a blessing for gold prices: Brien Lundin Streetwise Reports
China probing brokers, two employees of securities regulator for possible stock market offences Stockhouse
Chinese soda ash: Mission creep Industrial Minerals

September 2nd, 2015

Silica and diatomite: Commodity overview Geology for Investors
The many uses of gold GoldSeek
Why a Fed rate hike could be a blessing for gold prices: Brien Lundin Streetwise Reports
Seven reasons why the market has gone totally nuts NAI 500
China probing brokers, two employees of securities regulator for possible stock market offences Stockhouse
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Chinese soda ash: Mission creep Industrial Minerals

MGX Minerals closes first tranche, issues clarification

July 22nd, 2015

by Greg Klein | July 22, 2015

Update: On July 22, following a review by the British Columbia Securities Commission, MGX issued a clarification that among other things retracted all previous references to historic mineral resources.

 

The first tranche of a private placement brought MGX Minerals CSE:XMG $289,999, the company announced July 21. Participants included Marquest FT Inc and the Marquest Asset Management Explorer Series Fund. The flow-through portion of $149,999 goes to the company’s flagship Driftwood Creek magnesium project in southern British Columbia.

While Driftwood works its way through the final stage of a mining lease application process, property acquisitions and project announcements have given the company a steady news flow over the last few months. In early July MGX completed surface sampling at White Moon and Captain, two recently acquired California magnesium properties about five kilometres apart.

Besides holding most of B.C.’s significant magnesite occurrences, MGX acquired the Longworth silica property in central B.C. earlier this month.

Read more about MGX Minerals.

July 8th, 2015

NYSE resumes trading after lengthy stoppage—but what happened? Stockhouse
A bullion banker sings in Berkeley Square GoldSeek
Matt Badiali’s methods for investing in “Cowboyistan” Streetwise Reports
Everything you need to know about volatility Equities Canada
Gold producers see instant advantage should Greece exit euro NAI 500
Minerals hold up in slow oil and gas recovery Industrial Minerals

July 8th, 2015

A bullion banker sings in Berkeley Square GoldSeek
Matt Badiali’s methods for investing in “Cowboyistan” Streetwise Reports
Everything you need to know about volatility Equities Canada
Gold producers see instant advantage should Greece exit euro NAI 500
The end of an era: Computers replace the trading pit’s brazen culture Stockhouse
Minerals hold up in slow oil and gas recovery Industrial Minerals

MGX Minerals to acquire 100% of B.C. silica property and begin Phase I on California magnesium project

July 6th, 2015

by Greg Klein | July 6, 2015

Two July 6 announcements show MGX Minerals CSE:XMG advancing its industrial minerals portfolio. The company now plans to increase its stake to 100% of the Longworth silica property in British Columbia and begin exploration on its White Moon magnesium project in California.

MGX Minerals to acquire 100% of B.C. silica property and begin Phase I on California magnesium project

White Moon’s magnesite beds occur discontinuously
across approximately 800 metres in strike, MGX states.

MGX picked up White Moon, originally called Needles, just last month. Beginning July 13, MGX plans geochemical sampling of 40 historic trenches, mapping and outcrop sampling. Hoping to build and operate the United States’ only magnesium oxide wallboard production plant, the company plans a scoping study to assess infrastructure and potential plant locations.

MGX has engaged Jack Bal as a consultant to help advance its magnesium assets. Having raised over $50 million for junior resource companies, Bal was recently involved in mill permitting for CMC Metals’ (TSXV:CMB) Radcliffe gold project in California.

A purchase agreement with Zimtu Capital TSXV:ZC would increase MGX’s interest in the Longworth silica property to 100%. Replacing a 50% earn-in, the new deal would cost MGX 700,000 shares at a deemed price of $0.30. The road-accessible central B.C. property was considered one of the province’s top silica occurrences by the B.C. Geological Survey. MGX hopes to produce ferro-silicon, an essential alloy in iron and steel production.

The company also holds most of B.C.’s significant magnesite occurrences.

Late last month the company updated its Driftwood Creek magnesium project in southern B.C. and doubled a previous private placement offer up to two million shares at $0.30.

Read more about MGX Minerals.

Disclaimer: Zimtu Capital Corp is a client of OnPage Media Corp, the publisher of ResourceClips.com. The principals of OnPage Media may hold shares in Zimtu Capital.

September 26th, 2014

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Can gold act as a safe haven again? Streetwise Reports
The last resort when monetary policy fails Equedia
Of course the gold price is manipulated, that’s the point—The London Gold Pool 1961 to 1968 GoldSeek

September 3rd, 2014

GATA: Gold price suppression needs no whistle-blowers GoldSeek
Canada’s economy grows at 3.1% annual pace in Q2: StatsCan VantageWire
Water wars: The new conflict of the 21st century Equedia
Off the rails: How the U.S. fracking boom is disrupting traditional logistics networks Industrial Minerals
Zinc and nickel poised to move dramatically higher in 2015 Stockhouse
Keith Phillips: M&A prey offer compelling buying opportunities Streetwise Reports
Exploration in the Tintina Gold Belt of Alaska and Yukon Geology for Investors

September 2nd, 2014

Canada’s economy grows at 3.1% annual pace in Q2: StatsCan VantageWire
Water wars: The new conflict of the 21st century Equedia
Off the rails: How the U.S. fracking boom is disrupting traditional logistics networks Industrial Minerals
Zinc and nickel poised to move dramatically higher in 2015 Stockhouse
Keith Phillips: M&A prey offer compelling buying opportunities Streetwise Reports
Silver manipulation—the “MOAMOPE” GoldSeek
Exploration in the Tintina Gold Belt of Alaska and Yukon Geology for Investors