Industrial/Specialty Minerals

Bacanora raises US$13.4M for Mexican lithium project 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-25
Just a few months after Bacanora Minerals (TSXV: BCN) and Rare Earth Minerals (LSE: REM) signed a deal with Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) to supply the carmaker with lithium hydroxide from their Sonora lithium project in Mexico, the companies...

Aluminum cuts deepest for facilities in US  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-18
Alcoa (NYSE: AA) is idling three of its four U.S. aluminum smelters, taking out annual capacity of 500,000 tonnes of aluminum and 1.2 million tonnes of alumina to curb costs, amid low prices.

TSX hit by low commodity prices, Nov. 6-12 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-18
Canada’s benchmark index posted a triple-digit loss on the back of lower crude and metal prices. The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell 3%, or 431.6 points to 13,127.18 — its lowest level in over six weeks. The S&P/TSX Capped...

US stocks inch up, Oct. 30-Nov. 5  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-11
U.S. equities stayed in positive territory, as investors waited for the monthly jobs report and possible reasons for the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates in December. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 107.63 points, or 0.6%, to...

PotashCorp cuts supply to match demand 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-11
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (TSX: POT; NYSE: POT) is lowering its potash production levels in response to weaker demand and fertilizer prices for the second half of 2015.

Letter to the Editor: Morocco, phosphate and 'illegal occupation' 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-04
Matthew Keevil's report from Marrakesh entitled "Morocco's OCP aims to dominate phosphate industry" (T.N.M., Oct. 12-18/15) is a fine, incisive article and one deserving of wide reading.

Aberdeen shifts strategy and focus 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-10-21
For most of its corporate history, Aberdeen International (TSX: AAB) has taken minority, non-controlling equity stakes in mostly public junior mining companies, along with a small contingent of private companies.

Study shows Lac GuĂ©ret could be low-cost mine for Mason Graphite  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-10-07
Production at Mason Graphite’s (TSXV: LLG; US-OTC: MGPHF) potentially high-margin Lac Guéret graphite project in northeastern Quebec could start as early as 2017.

Morocco's OCP aims to dominate phosphate industry 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-10-07
MARRAKESH, MOROCCO — It's hard not to be struck by the juxtaposition of tradition and progress when sitting in the back of a worn taxi cab winding its way through the maze-like confines of the medina quarter in the high-profile...

TSX moves up, Sept.14-18 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-23
Canada’s benchmark index gained ground during the week, adding 185.33 points, or 1.4%, to close at 13,646.80 points, as investors took in the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision to keep interest rates near zero.