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Liberty Star Uranium & Metals Corp. (LBSR: OTCBB) (LBSR: OTCPK) Moves Forward with Hay Mountain Copper Gold Project Plan after Approval by Arizona Officials
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Liberty Star Uranium & Metals Corp. (LBSR: OTCBB) (LBSR: OTCPK) is an Arizona-based mineral exploration company focused on Arizona, Nevada and Utah, with claims on areas that have been found to be rich in copper, gold, silver molybdenum and uranium. Currently, the company is positioned to move forward with the Hay Mountain multi-target project located in mining-friendly Arizona. Liberty Star has lowered exploration and development costs by using its research facilities to identify quick producing properties to meet market demand for rapid delivery of resources.
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Peak Resources (ASX: PEK) Advances Ngualla Rare Earth Deposit toward Production with High Grades and Low Capex in Tanzania
by Dr. Allen Alper

Peak Resources (ASX: PEK), focused on their Ngualla rare earth deposit located in Tanzania, which is a high quality, low cost and low Capex project. Ngualla is very high in Neodymium and Praseodymium, which are the magnet metal rare earths. It is the world’s highest grade undeveloped project for these two metals, which are the most valuable of the rare earths. The bulk of the composition of high powered magnets is made from these two metals. The project has a very competent team that is being led by Darren Townsend.
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MPIF award winning Powder Metallurgy parts announced at PM2014

Winning parts in the Metal Powder Industry Federation (MPIF) 2014 Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Awards competition were announced at the PM2014 World Congress, Orlando, USA, May 18-22.
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Indo Gold Diversifies Exploration to Incorporate Gold, Molybdenum and Base Metals in Europe, Africa, East Asia and India
by Dr. Allen Alper

Indo Gold, with a significant discovery in India on hold due to permitting challenges, has refocused efforts by diversifying into gold, molybdenum and base metals across several continents – Europe, Africa, East Asia and India.
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Happy Creek Minerals Ltd (TSXV:HPY) Exploring for Copper and Tungsten in British Columbia
by Allen Alper.

David Blann, with education in mining engineering and as a professional geological engineer of 25 years’ experience, set up Happy Creek Minerals Ltd (TSXV:HPY) in 2006 determined to follow the old adage that the “best place to find a mine is near a mine”. The company became a publically traded company in August 2006 and has never looked back.
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Tasman Metals Makes Huge Strides on the Norra Karr Rare Earth Project in Sweden
by Dr. Allen Alper

Tasman Metals, a Canadian-based junior exploration and development company working in the rare earth markets, has made considerable strides in the development of the Norra Karr project located in Sweden.
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Equitas Resources Corp., led by CEO Jay Roberge, is Pioneering the Partnership Model
by Allen Alper. and Aaron Hoos

Today, many junior resource companies dig around on their property until they find something – anything! Then they wait for larger companies to outbid each other in an effort to acquire the junior company.
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Larry Reaugh is Ready to Profit from Another ‘M’: Manganese
by Allen Alper. And Aaron Hoos

Smart investors watch for trends and invest accordingly. Some notice trends headed downward and they get out to protect their gains. Others see trends headed upwards and they get in early to earn profits. Smart investors should be paying attention to Larry Reaugh, who has not only identified a compelling and potentially profitable trend for investors, he and his company are doing something about it in a big, big way.
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Mining convention draws people from around the world
by PDAC 2011

For a few days every March, Toronto becomes the focal point for some 20,000 people involved in the world’s exploration and mining industry.
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Stan Bharti Leader of Forbes & Manhattan
by Dr. Allen Alper and Jeff Senior

A leading private merchant bank that mainly manages junior resource companies to create shareholder value, Forbes & Manhattan has founded and managed many public and private enterprises. It employs geologists and mining engineers as well as financial professionals and lawyers so it can focus on the global resources sector.
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Copper, Gold, Uranium, Molybdenum: Polar Star Mining: Excelling in Chile
by Allen Alper. and Aaron Hoos

While a lot of the companies we interview here were often started by people who have only ever worked in the mining industry as geologists, it's interesting to get a different perspective from time to time.
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Exciting Times for Levon Resources: Gold, Silver, Lead, Molybdenum and Zinc!
by Dr Allen M. Alper and Bryan Martin

For more than 20 years Ron Tremblay had been exclusively involved in mining finance. So when he was approached three-and-a-half years ago by Vancouver-based junior Levon Resources Ltd to oversee operations, it didn’t take long for the now-president and CEO to make what has become a pivotal venture into mineral exploration.
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Avanti Mining focuses on Molybdenum: An Experienced Gold Manager Turns His Attention to Molybdenum
by Allen Alper. and Aaron Hoos

Gold, silver, uranium, and other metals often get glamorous headlines and a dedicated following who will invest in them and swear by them through thick and thin.
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The Waterfront Mining Group: Molybdenum, Nickel, Copper, Cobalt, Platinum, Palladium and Silver
by Dr. Allen Alper and Mindy Matter

With five publicly traded companies, and numerous deposit projects, The Waterfront Mining Group is poised to make a sizable impact in the metals industry in the years ahead
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Globex Mining Enterprises : a very large North American portfolio of advanced properties with gold, copper, zinc, silver, uranium, platinum, palladium, magnesium and talc potential
by Dr. Allen M. Alper and Bryan Martin

Jack Stoch has very rare abilities and geological and business background that has enabled Globex to have a very successful approach of discovering and acquiring a vast amount of diversified valuable properties and developing them for licensing or partnership.
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Vital Metals (ASX: VML) Takes 100% Control of Watershed Tungsten Project in Australia with Permitting Completed
by Dr. Allen Alper

With JOGMEC forfeiting 30% interest, Vital Metals has recently gained 100% control of their Watershed tungsten project, located in mining friendly Australia, and Vital Metals is commencing discussions with new project development partners. Their optimization of the flotation process is projected to reduce Capex and Opex. They are currently working on advancing the project to production. Many analysts are forecasting that the demand for tungsten will increase and that there will be a supply deficit.
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Plymouth Minerals Limited (ASX: PLH) Explores Tungsten and Tin Project at Morille Deposit in Mining-Friendly Spain
by Dr. Allen Alper

Plymouth Minerals Limited, with a focus on the Morille tungsten and tin project in Spain, is currently moving forward with systematic exploration.
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Michael Schwarzkopf Discusses Strategy, Vision, Objectives and Accomplishments of the Plansee Group: Globalization and Vertical Integration in Tungsten and Molybdenum
by Dr. Allen M. Alper and Andrew Alper

The Plansee Group, a privately held high performance metals company, has been working to develop vertical competencies in the molybdenum and tungsten specialty markets.
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Tungsten Discovery at Happy Creek Minerals' (TSX-V: HPY) Fox Project
by Dr. Allen Alper and Aaron Hoos

In today's tenuous economy, investors need to be particularly careful about which junior resource company they invest in. Gone are the days when an investor could buy into a company and have a pretty good chance that their holdings will increase in value just out of pure luck.
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Moly Mines Limited: Mining and Shipping Iron Ore to China
by Dr. Allen Alper and Jeff Senior

With plenty of money available due to a positive cash flow and a new strategic alliance, Moly Mines is looking to diversify and expand the scale of its operations.
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Marifil Mines Ltd. (TSXV: MFM) Experts in Argentina, is Diversified to Profit in Both Economic Ups and Downs
by Dr. Allen Alper

A diversified portfolio of base and precious metals, industrial minerals and fertilizers position Marifil Mines Ltd. as a great place to invest. As John Hite, President and Director, Marifil Mines Ltd., says, whether the economy recovers or the current economic downturn continues, Marifil is on a firm footing. He adds, “People always have to eat,” thus ensuring continued demand and profit from their fertilizer projects
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Moly Mines Secures Financing and Prepares for Rapid Growth
by Allen M. Alper.

Moly Mines Limited, under the direction of CEO Dr. Derek Fisher, has moved quickly to develop plans for the Spinifex Ridge Property, as the closing date for their $200 million dollar financing deal draws near.
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PDAC 2011
by Allen Alper and Jeff Senior

With the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada’s next Toronto show set for 6-9 March 2011, we caught up with Joe Hinzer to find out what’s on the agenda.
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Golden Phoenix Minerals: Royalty Mining In The Americas
by Allen Alper. and Jeff Senior

CEO and Director Thomas Klein joined Golden Phoenix when it got into financial difficulties in the fall of 2008 due to the price of molybdenum crashing from $40 to below $10. The company has been running for around twelve years and had previously brought two mines into production for a period of time — the Ashdown Mine and the Mineral Ridge project, both in Nevada.
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Thompson Creek Metals: Their Moly Focus is their Strength… And There's More to Come
by Allen M. Alper. and Aaron Hoos

Some companies pursue a diversified approach and broaden their skill-set while minimizing their risks. Other companies go in the opposite direction, focusing solely on a single target, which gives them other advantages and mitigates other risks. Thompson Creek Metals Company (NYSE: TC, TSX: TCM) pursues the latter strategy and investors who are excited about the burgeoning opportunities in the molybdenum market will love this company's focus.
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Moly Mines: Molybdenum, Copper, Iron: Profiting from China's Rapid Growth
by Allen M. Alper Jr and Aaron Hoos

Investors everywhere love robust, growing economies. That's because a growing economy is building and people are buying. And a growing economy like China has an extra benefit: It's a country with a huge landmass and a lot of people and it desperately needs infrastructure – roads, power, buildings, etc. So, smart investors are watching China and buying infrastructure-related investments in order to profit from that growth.
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Gold, Molybdenum, Manganese and Magnesium - Larry Reaugh Shares his Expertise with Metals News
by Dr. Allen M. Alper

Back in late 2008, when doom and gloom were everywhere, Larry Reaugh was upbeat about the mining industry, predicting everything would start to pick up. He was proved right, with metal prices soon on the rise, so we went to seek out his latest views on the situation.
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Numerous 100-Percent-Owned Properties, Financially Independent, Diversified and Making Innovations in Eco-Friendly Minerals Applications
by Dr. Allen Alper and Bryan Martin

The last time spoke with the ever-ebullient Jack Stoch, President and CEO of Quebec-based Globex Mining Enterprises Inc., his domain included 85 projects, all of which featured elements spanning a vast stretch across the periodic chart. October saw Globex celebrate a milestone of 60 years in the exploration and mining sphere.
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Riches in the Mountains of Mexico-Tony Rovira of Azure Minerals
by Dr. Allen Alper and Jill Cueni-Cohen

At PDAC 2009 we had the opportunity to talk to Tony Rovira founder of Azure Minerals in the Sierra Madre Occidental Range in northwestern Mexico. He has a great reputation as one of the discoverers of the huge Cosmos nickel deposits for Jubilee Mines in Western Australia.
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PREMIER GOLD MINES: Discovering and Developing Gold Deposits in the Superior Province of Canada
by Dr. Allen M. Alper and Graeme Lamb

Recently we had an opportunity to talk with Stephen McGibbon P.Geo., who is the Executive Vice-President and COO (Chief Operating Officer) of Premier Gold Mines Ltd.
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Moly Mines Reports Results of Annual General Meeting
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 30, 2016) - Moly Mines Limited (ASX:MOL) advises of the following voting results obtained at the Annual General Meeting of the shareholders of Moly Mines Limited held on May 30, 2016 in Sydney NSW, (May 29, 2016 EST):
Moly Mines Board Changes
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 30, 2016) - Moly Mines Limited (ASX:MOL) ("Moly" or "the Company") announces that Ms. Cathie (Wei) Wu has resigned as a Non-Executive Director of the Company. Ms. Wu has resigned from the Moly Board to pursue other business interests. The Board thanks Ms. Wu for her valuable contribution to the Board during her time as a Non-Executive Director of the Company and wish her all the very best in her future business endeavours.
Outokumpu completed share repurchase
Outokumpu wins ISSF Sustainability Award for water recycling in Mexico
Discovery Ventures Inc. Announces Proposed Name Change
"MX Gold Corp. is a name that better reflects our company's business plan. With the acquisition of the Max Mine and Mill, we are ready to move the WillaMAX Project forward. This name will be our brand and symbol as we advance development of our flagship project," says Company CEO Dan Omeniuk.
IBC Advanced Alloys Completes Corporate Restructuring With Two New Board Appointments, New President and CEO, and New Director of Investor and Public Relations
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 26, 2016) -
Outokumpu Leadership Team as of June 1, 2016
Altair to Acquire Epic Mining Corp.
VANCOUVER, May 25, 2016 /CNW/ - ALTAIR GOLD INC. ("Altair" or the "Company") (TSX-V: AVX; Germany FRA: 90A; ISIN: CA0213702008; WKN: WKN A14WVP) Mr. John Huguet, Chairman of the Board, is pleased to announce the signing of a Binding Letter of Intent, with an arm's length company, to acquire 100% of Epic Mining Corp. which in turn owns 99% of Panamericana SAC. Panamericana SAC owns a resource property in Peru covering approximately 900 hectares.
Redhawk Provides Update on Copper Creek Joint Venture
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 25, 2016) - Redhawk Resources, Inc. ("Redhawk" or the "Company") (TSX:RDK)(FRANKFURT:QF7) is pleased to provide an update on the Copper Creek joint venture with Anglo American (the "Joint Venture").
High Performance Alloys Market Worth $11.33 Billion by 2024: Grand View Research, Inc.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
BTI Upgrades Conveyor System for Cooling Plastic with Stainless Steel Belt
AGAWAM, Mass., May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Belt Technologies, Inc. is the leading provider of stainless steel metal belt conveyor systems and retrofits. Recently, the company provided an upgrade to a customer who was using a conveyor system to process extruded plastic strands.
Revelo Defines New Copper Target on Its Block 2 Porphyry Copper Project
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 24, 2016) - Revelo Resources Corp. ("Revelo" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:RVL) is pleased to announce that it has defined a new drill target ("Los Morros") with potential for a porphyry copper discovery at its 100% owned Block 2 copper project, located 45 km northwest of the giant La Escondida copper mining district in northern Chile. Revelo recently completed detailed geological and hydrothermal alteration mapping over key portions of Block 2, and principal conclusions of the work include:
Quaterra Releases Results of Fifth Drill Hole at Bear Copper Deposit, Yerington, Nevada
Thermal Dynamics Acquired by Zhejiang Yinlun Machinery Company
ONTARIO, Calif., May 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermal Dynamics International, a major supplier of heat exchangers for the automotive, heavy truck and off-highway industries, has been acquired by Zhejiang Yinlun Machinery Co. Ltd., Tiantai, Zhejiang, China.
Liberty Star's Phase 1 Exploratory Drilling at the Hay Mountain Project, Cochise County, Arizona
The Company intends to raise capital privately to fund the Phase I operation.
Geoscience BC Receives $5 Million in New Funding From BC Government for Mineral, Water and Energy Earth Science
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - May 18, 2016) - Geoscience BC commended the provincial government for its commitment of $5 million in new funding to support mineral, water and energy earth science in British Columbia, which was announced earlier today.
Outokumpu – Share repurchase May 18, 2016
Altair Gold Acquires 2nd Lithium Property in Quebec
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 18, 2016) - ALTAIR GOLD INC. ("Altair" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AVX)(FRANKFURT:90A)(ISIN: CA0213702008; WKN: WKN A14WVP) Mr. John Huguet, Chairman of the Board, is pleased to announce that Altair has agreed to purchase 100% of West Georgia Lithium Exploration Inc. ("West Georgia"), a British Columbia company, the sole asset of which is a claim block of 2,139 hectares (21.39 km2) in the Abitibi area of the province of Quebec, known as the Kino Lithium Property (the "Property").
Rockhaven Announces Financing and 8,000 m Diamond Drill Program at Klaza Project, Yukon
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 18, 2016) - Rockhaven Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:RK) ("Rockhaven") is pleased to announce plans for 2016 exploration at its 100% owned Klaza gold-silver property, located in the Dawson Range Gold Belt of southern Yukon. The proposed work program is scheduled to start in mid-June and will include 8,000 m of diamond drilling and additional metallurgical test work.
World High-temperature Honeycomb Sandwich Materials Market is Expected to Reach $418.5 Million by 2022
PORTLAND, Oregon, May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
AltusGroup to Highlight ARCIS Ultra-Thin Precast Concrete Rainscreens at 2016 AIA Expo
AltusGroup (Booth #4015 -- shared with founding member High Concrete) will exhibit its innovative ARCIS ultra-thin prestressed panels ( ARCIS technology provides a versatile, lightweight panel -- typically 9-25 lbs./sq. ft. -- that offers the strength and aesthetic beauty of precast concrete. Ideal for rainscreens and facades, mechanical screens, decorative applications and other decking applications, ARCIS panels use non-corrosive, high-strength, aerospace-grade stainless steel prestressing to impart strength, crack control and exceptional durability.
Revelo Establishes Company with JV Partner in Chile for Montezuma Project
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 17, 2016) - Revelo Resources Corp. ("Revelo" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:RVL) is pleased to announce that its Chilean subsidiary, Minera Serena Mining Chile Ltda., has established a Chilean Joint Venture company ("JV"), with associated Shareholders' Agreement, with Minera Newmont (Chile) Ltda. ("Newmont"), a subsidiary of Newmont Mining Corporation, in order to own and manage the Montezuma Project in northern Chile. The JV is currently owned 51% by Newmont and 49% by Revelo, but Newmont has elected to pursue a further 14% (to 65%) in the JV company, and has an option to earn up to 75%, according to the Venture Agreement ("Agreement") (see news releases dated January 20, 2014 and February 23, 2015).
Bell Starts Kabba Drilling
NEX Symbol: BCU.H
Minera Alamos Inc. Closes Final Tranche of $4 Million Private Placement
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 16, 2016) - Minera Alamos Inc. (TSX VENTURE:MAI) ("Minera Alamos" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the closing of the final tranche of the previously announced non-brokered private placement for gross proceeds of $1,980,000. Together with the first two tranches of the private placement closed in May and April, the Company has raised, in aggregate, $4,000,000.
BCM Resources Corporation: Grant of Incentive Stock Options
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 16, 2016) - BCM Resources Corporation (TSX VENTURE:B), the "Company" announces that, subject to regulatory approval, it has granted 690,000 incentive stock options to directors, officers & employees of the Company. The options are exercisable at a price of $0.28 per share for a period of 5 years from May 16, 2016.
Outokumpu agrees on the final terms and conditions of the SKS transaction
ARCIS Ultra-Thin Precast Panels Reduce Cladding Weight by Nearly 90% While Preserving the Durability and Aesthetics of Concrete
BETHLEHEM, PA--(Marketwired - May 13, 2016) - Boasting panel depths as thin as 0.75 inches (19mm), innovative ARCIS®ultra-thin precast panels provide a versatile, lightweight architectural cladding option that offers the remarkable durability and versatile aesthetics of precast concrete. Project profiles, design resources and more are available at
Outokumpu to start repurchase of own shares
Largo Resources Ltd. announces OTC Markets Group Listing
TORONTO, May 10, 2016 /CNW/ - Largo Resources Ltd. ("Largo" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has received approval for trading on the OTCQB® Venture Market ("OTCQB"). The Company commenced trading under the symbol (OTCQB: LGORF) at market open today.
Entree Gold Announces First Quarter 2016 Results
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 9, 2016) - Entrée Gold Inc. (TSX:ETG)(NYSE MKT:EGI)(FRANKFURT:EKA) ("Entrée" or the "Company") has today filed its interim operational and financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016. All numbers are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted.
Lundin Mining Receives Notice of Right of First Offer on Tenke Fungurume
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 9, 2016) - Lundin Mining Corporation ("Lundin Mining" or the "Company") (TSX:LUN)(OMX:LUMI) acknowledges that Freeport-McMoran Inc. ("Freeport") announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its interest in TF Holdings Limited ("TF Holdings") to China Molybdenum Co., Ltd. ("CMOC").
Entree Gold Welcomes Notice to Proceed Approval for Underground Development at Oyu Tolgoi
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 9, 2016) - Entrée Gold Inc. (TSX:ETG)(NYSE MKT:EGI)(FRANKFURT:EKA)("Entrée" or the "Company") welcomes the May 5, 2016 announcements that formal notice to proceed approval has been given for the next stage in the development of the world-class Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia by the boards of Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. ("Turquoise Hill"), Rio Tinto and Entrée's joint venture partner, Oyu Tolgoi LLC ("OTLLC"). This was the final requirement for the re-start of underground development at the Hugo North Lift 1 block cave, including Lift 1 of the Entrée/Oyu Tolgoi joint venture's Hugo North Extension deposit. The announcements also noted that an updated Oyu Tolgoi Feasibility Study (the "2016 Feasibility Study") has been completed including a re-estimate of capital, and all necessary permits have been granted. Underground construction is expected to re-commence in mid-2016.
Turquoise Hill Announces Financial Results and Review of Operations for the First Quarter of 2016
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - May 05, 2016) - Turquoise Hill Resources today announced its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016. All figures are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise stated.
Largo Produces 730 Tonnes of Vanadium in April

-- Two new records achieved over consecutive days of 121% and 125% capacity -- Weekly production record of 188 tonnes of vanadium produced -- April's production record is an 7% increase over its prior monthly record

General Moly Reports First Quarter Results
LAKEWOOD, Colo., May 5, 2016 /CNW/ -- General Moly, Inc. (the "Company" or "General Moly") (NYSE MKT and TSX: GMO) The Company finished the first quarter with a strong cash balance of approximately $15.8 million and $17.2 million in restricted cash. The Company remains positioned with financial liquidity to fund its current business activities and working capital needs into early 2018.
Thompson Creek Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results
DENVER, May 4, 2016 /CNW/ - Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. (TSX: TCM) (OTCQX: TCPTF) (the "Company" or "Thompson Creek"), a North American mining company, announced today financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2016, prepared in accordance with United States generally accepted accounting principles ("US GAAP"). All dollar amounts are in United States ("US") dollars unless otherwise indicated.
Taseko: BC Supreme Court Adjourns Hearing on Dissidents' Claims
VANCOUVER, May 4, 2016 /CNW/ - Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE MKT: TGB) ("Taseko" or the "Company") announced that on May 3, 2016, after a day of proceedings, the British Columbia Supreme Court adjourned a hearing on claims by dissident Raging River Capital LP ("RRC") and another shareholder against Taseko and certain of its directors and officers. The hearing is scheduled to continue on June 27, 2016.
Stafford Rigid Shaft Couplings Are Customized to Solve Mating Problems
WILMINGTON, MA--(Marketwired - May 4, 2016) -  Stafford Manufacturing Corp. has introduced custom engineered and manufactured rigid shaft couplings that can be modified to solve a wide range of design and load handling issues.
World Rare Earth Market
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Galway Terminates Victorio Agreement
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 3, 2016) - Galway Metals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GWM) (the "Company") announces that it has terminated the contract for its Victorio Molybdenum-Tungsten Project located in southwestern New Mexico.
Sandvik Presents Sanicro(TM) 56Mo, a New Slickline Grade for the Most Extreme Oil and Gas Environments
HOUSTON, May 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandvik, a developer and producer of advanced stainless steels, special alloys, titanium and other high-performance materials, is launching its new slickline grade Sanicro(TM) 56Mo, a nickel-chromium-molybdenum alloy suitable for service in the most corrosive oil and gas environments.
Moly Mines Reports Quarter Highlights

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 2, 2016) - Moly Mines Limited (ASX:MOL) reports the highlights of their Quarterly Activities Report and Quarterly Cashflow Report for the period ending March 31, 2016.

HIGHLIGHTS (all amounts are in A$ unless otherwise stated)

Operations (unaudited):

The Spinifex Ridge facilities and infrastructure remains in good condition.

The arbitration on the final payment for the Spinifex Ridge Iron Ore sale is likely to be heard in the June Quarter.

The Spinifex Ridge Molybdenum / Copper Project remains on care and maintenance.

Corporate and Finance (unaudited):

Cash on hand at end of Quarter was $65.4 M in cash, down from $69.1 M at end of previous Quarter, largely due to significant rise in the exchange rate.

Moly continues to review a range of M&A opportunities both within Australia and overseas.


No exploration activity was undertaken on Moly Mines tenements during the Quarter.

The full Quarterly Activities Report and Quarterly Cash Flow Report are available on the Company website ( and on SEDAR (

Moly Mines Limited
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Southern Silver Announces Equity Financing for Oro Gold Project Drill Program, New Mexico
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 29, 2016) - Southern Silver Exploration Corp. ("Southern Silver") (TSX VENTURE:SSV)(FRANKFURT:SEG1)(SSE:SSVCL) plans to issue up to 10,000,000 units ("Units") in a non-brokered private placement at a price of $0.10 per Unit to raise $1,000,000. Each Unit will consist of one common share and one share purchase warrant, with each warrant exercisable to purchase one additional common share for a period of five years at an exercise price of $0.15 per share.
Darnley Bay Announces Increase in Size of Private Placement and Entering Into Definitive Option Agreement
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 29, 2016) - Darnley Bay Resources Limited (TSX VENTURE:DBL) ("Darnley" or the "Company") announces an increase to the size of its previously announced non-brokered private placement in an amount of $25,000 for aggregate gross proceeds of up to $325,000 (the "Offering"). The Offering will now be up to 13,000,000 units at a price of $0.025 per unit ("Unit"). Each Unit will consist of one common share ("Common Share") and one Common Share purchase warrant ("Warrant"). Each Warrant will be exercisable for one Common Share at a price of $0.05 per Common Share for a period of one year from the date of closing of the Offering, provided that should the Common Shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSXV") for 20 consecutive trading days at a price equal to or more than $0.10, the Warrants will expire 30 days later.
THEMAC Enters Into Letter of Intent With Yunnan Haliliya
The letter of intent provides that Yunnan Haliliya will have 120 days to (i) conduct due diligence in respect of the project, (ii) to conduct and prepare, in consultation with NMCC, an economic study on the Project at various production rates (the "Study"), and (iii) negotiate a definitive agreement for the initial investment in the project (the "Definitive Agreement"). The costs of the due diligence and the Study will be to the account of Yunnan Haliliya. Execution of the Definitive Agreement is subject to each party being satisfied with the results of the economic study, and to the negotiation of terms satisfactory to each party.
Experts Corner
Dr. Alper Interviews Thom Calandra, THE CALANDRA REPORT, at PDAC 2016
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC
This is Dr. Allen Alper, of Metals News, who's interviewing Thom Calandra of subscriber service The Calandra Report and his free and affiliated Thom has been following the minerals industries for about 30 years as a writer, researcher and investor. He also started several publishing ventures, including the world’s largest financial news service via Internet: MarketWatch and CBS MarketWatch. Give us some of your insights and thoughts, Thom.
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Interview of Long-Term Uranium Analyst Rob Chang of Cantor Fitzgerald
by Peter Epstein, CFA, MBA @peterepstein2
This interview of Rob Chang of Cantor Fitzgerald is based entirely on his own Uranium Sector views. Disclosure here a piece of cake — I have no prior or existing relationship with Mr. Chang, Cantor Fitzgerald or any company listed herein. Rob Chang has been a proponent of the uranium sector for years. Like many of his peers, including Rick Rule, my friend Alex Molyneux of Azarga Uranium, Chris Berry who said in 2014, something that very well come true, that the uranium sector rebound is a 2016 event. Nice call!
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Nickel Mining Like its 1864
by Richard (Rick) Mills / Ahead of the herd
Nickel Sulphide Project Pipeline Empty. Nickel is present in over 3000 different alloys that are used in over 300,000 products for consumer, industrial, military, transport/aerospace, marine and architectural applications.
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Rare Earths Panel Explores Prices, Supply and Demand, and Investors Opportunities
by Allen Alper and Aaron Hoos
One of the events at the summit was a panel entitled "The Rare Earth Think Tank". Mickey Fulp, founder of the Mercenary Geologist, moderated the discussion and he was joined by Anthony Alfidi (of Alfidi Capital), John Thomas (the Mad Hedge Fund Trader), and Jeb Handwerger (of Gold Stock Trades). Some of these experts, themselves, own an interest in some of these companies.
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Gareth Hatch: Navigating the Rare Earth Metals Landscape
by Brian Sylvester of The Critical Metals Report (11/22/11)
Gareth Hatch, co-founder of Technology Metals Research LLC, gives us the lay of the land in the rare earth sector. Many variables are shaping this developing market, and from calculating global demand to anticipating individual project costs, data makes the difference in determining viable investments. Gareth Hatch gets down to the nitty gritty in this Critical Metals exclusive, and comes up with some promising projects in the works.
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Electrolytic Manganese - More Than Meets The Eye
by Ken Reser
Historically, Electrolytic Manganese Metal (EMM) held a few basic critical and strategic uses, primarily in the alloying of Steel, Stainless Steel and Aluminum to name a few.
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Mine to Magnet
by Richard (Rick) Mills / Ahead of the herd
The rare earths are a group of 17 elements comprising Scandium, Yttrium, and the Lanthanides. The Lanthanides are a group of 15 (Cerium, Dysprosium, Erbium, Europium, Gadolinium, Holmium, Lanthanum, Lutetium, Neodymium, Praseodymium, Samarium, Terbium, Thorium, Thulium, Ytterbium) chemically similar elements with atomic numbers 57 through 71, inclusive.
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Tiex Inc. – Green Fields and Blue Sky in BC’s Cariboo
by Richard (Rick) Mills / Ahead of the Herd
As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information
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Mickey Fulp Talks about the Critical Problem of “Critical” Metals
by Allen Alper. and Aaron Hoos
Markets go up and down. They are fundamentally propelled by supply and demand but markets are also propelled by investor exuberance over the latest fad. For a while it was gold. We've also seen uranium as the "everyone's-talking-about-it" metal, and copper, and rare earth elements. Right now, the term "critical” is a popular term for a particular group of metals among speculators.
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Wicheeda Lake REEs
by Richard (Rick) Mills / Ahead of the Herd
The rare earths are a group of 17 elements comprising Scandium, Yttrium, and the Lanthanides. The Lanthanides are a group of 15 (Cerium, Dysprosium, Erbium, Europium, Gadolinium, Holmium, Lanthanum, Lutetium, Neodymium, Praseodymium, Samarium, Terbium, Thorium, Thulium, Ytterbium) chemically similar elements with atomic numbers 57 through 71, inclusive.
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A Report From The Rare Earths Conference In Beijing
by Jack Lifton
I am in Beijing, where I am attending and have spoken at the 2010 China Rare Earth Summit, part of the 6th International Conference on Rare Earth Development and Application, run by the Chinese Society of Rare Earths. I was honored to be one of only three American guest speakers.
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Financing Trends. Trouble in Paradise.
by Christopher Ecclestone, Hailgarten
Investors’ interest has revived in the mining space since the slump of 2008/9 but it is not what it was.
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Rare Earths The GAO Report – Mapping the Road Not Taken
by Christopher Ecclestone - Hallgarten & Company Metals Review
After a brief lull in the gunfire in the battle over Rare Earths the heavy artillery is now being drawn into position and a big shell has just gone whizzing over the marketplace in the form of the GAO’s long awaited report on US dependency on Rare Earths. The real barrage is yet to come with the Molycorp IPO set to ride the resurgent chatter in the sector and the politicians will begin to wade in and see how Rare Earth can be turned into pork with some Washington alchemy.
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Thom Calandra, Ticker Ticker Trax: Optioning Colombia gold & copper
by Dr. Allen Alper of Metals News
We sat a spell in Vancouver, Canada, with Thom Calandra, investor and writer. Thom is the journalist who started CBS MarketWatch and – now part of the Dow Jones-News Corp. family. Thom (by the way, folks -- as friendly and helpful as ever – some five years post-MarketWatch), and his California family of four profited handsomely from the $518 million sale of MarketWatch to Dow Jones in 2005.
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Who are the real top-performing companies in the metals industry today?
by Thom Calandra
Thom Calandra of Ticker Trax has been following natural resources since 1991 and shares his thoughts on the current metals market trends. He is the co-founder of CBS MarketWatch and is well known among geologists, prospectors and merchant bankers
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