Lomiko Metals Inc

Venture drops in April 2-5 period

VANCOUVER — The shortened April 2 to 5 trading period was not kind to the S&P TSX Venture Composite Index, which dropped 85.35 points to end at 1,481.04 points. The drop effectively put the index back where it was at the beginning of…

Energizer Resources' senior VP of operations Craig Scherba walks on a giant graphite ridge on the Seta graphite zone at the Green Giant vanadium-graphite project in Madagascar. Photo by Energizer Resources

Graphite: Hot commodity or hyped commodity?

Lithium and rare earth metals became the “it” commodities in the mining industry over the last few years, and now there is a growing consensus among industry watchers that graphite is set to take the stage in their wake.