Metals Markets

Editorial: Commodities rout tests miners' pain threshold 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-29
July has been such a brutal month for commodities producers that even last year’s prices are looking pretty good now. The rout in commodities prices in recent weeks has been unrelenting, wide-ranging and driven by macroeconomic factors...

Silver Institute: Demand perks up in first half 2015 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-29
The following is an edited version of a report by The Silver Institute. For more information please visit 

NWT's Ramsay stays upbeat as Canada's energy and mine ministers meet 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-29
VANCOUVER — On July 20 Canadian federal, provincial and territorial energy and mines ministers gathered in Halifax, N.S., for the 72nd annual Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference. The event comes at a time that the mining...

Global gold market steady through Q1 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-03
The following is an edited summary released by the World Gold Council based on their Gold Demand Trends report for the first quarter. For more information, please visit

Silver supply and demand trends for 2014 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-27
The following findings were released by The Silver Institute based on their World Silver Survey for 2015. For more information and to access the full survey, please visit

SNL report: Copper dominant in 2014 mining acquisition activity  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-06
The following report, Signs of Life in Mining Acquisitions, was released by Virginia-headquartered SNL Metals & Mining. For more information, please visit

Suppliers news: RTG hires Lycopodium, Knight Piesold to work on Mabilo feasibility study 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-29
Australian junior RTG Mining (TSX: RTG) has tasked Lycopodium (ASX: LYL) and Knight Piesold help finish the feasibility study on its Mabilo copper-gold project.

Suppliers news: Sonic Drilling president awarded for innovation 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-29
Canadian engineer Ray Roussy has accepted an award from the International Mining Technology Hall of Fame for developing sonic drilling technology.

Miners recover from heavy rainfall in the Atacama 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-15
VANCOUVER — Recent torrential rainfall in the Atacama desert in northern Chile has affected global copper markets. The prolific region hosts major mines, and the recent weather has triggered operational closures that have driven prices...

Suppliers news 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-08
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