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Mason Graphite expands resource and stock moves +25% in July

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Mason Graphite Inc. ("Mason", TSX.V: LLG | OTCQX: MGPHF) has the potential to deliver very high purity graphite – up to 99.9% graphitic carbon content - in response to new industrial applications, using traditional processes, which require relatively modest investment. On July 29, Mason expanded its resource, announcing the discovery of high-grade intersections graphite in the northeastern extension of Lake…

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Processing, not just Production, is the Key to Survival for a Rare Earth Junior

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Rare Earth RPMs, Reaching Production Mode versus Reaching Profitability Mode, which metric is more important to investors? What are the critical rare earth companies, and are there any such companies? These are not supply chain questions; these are existential questions for the rare earth markets of the near future. The critical rare earths are those used in the mass production…

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Separating the Weed from the Buds

There have been hundreds of articles in the financial press and investment blogs about Medical Marijuana, "MMJ" stocks, including many about how to analyze them. I read with great interest yesterday's article in InvestorIntel about the NY Times coming out in favor of legalization in the state. This is indeed big news. However, in this piece I focus on some…

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Chinese Statistics on Strategic Metals: Garbage In, Garbage Out

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For decades, or more properly said, centuries China was a land of opacity. Information that came out was often half-true or heavily embroidered. Foreign visitors reported only what they were allowed to see while the apparatchiks of the Imperial (and then Communist) bureaucracy were masters of obfuscation and misinformation. While China has been viewed as much more open in recent…

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New York Times calls for legalization of marijuana

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For those who worried whether investing in marijuana stocks was a worthwhile exercise or a psychedelic dream, the New York Times has provided an answer that could turn the right pot stocks into jackpots. In an unprecedented move the New York Times (click here) is calling for the end of marijuana prohibition, confirming thoughts that have crossed the minds of mainstream America…

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It’s raining copper in the DRC’s Katanga Province

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El Nino Ventures Inc. (‘ELN’, TSXV: ELN) has a copper exploration project in the Democratic Republic of Congo and two zinc-lead-silver (copper) exploration and development projects in the Bathurst Mining Camp, New Brunswick. The Copperbelt in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) hosts several world class deposits and its exploration potential is considered one of the best in the world.…

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Daniel Carlson on the ‘Holy Grail’ of oil sand companies and the value of water

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July 25, 2014 -- Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of InvestorIntel speaks to Daniel Carlson, the CFO for American Sands Energy Corp. (‘AMSE’, OTCBB: AMSE) about their key role in oil sands production as suggested in a recent article by Peter Epstein, who described AMSE as the ‘Holy Grail’ of oil sands companies. Daniel believes that what inspired Peter Epstein…

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Flake Graphite, bubble or not, the risk is greater for those betting against

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Australian graphite stocks have experienced a veritable boost in the past few weeks as many more companies have joined the graphite industry in expectation of much higher demand for Lithium-ion batteries (which, despite their name, use more graphite than lithium). Including China, the graphite sector now includes eight countries and there are promising resources being developed in Canada, the USA,…

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Peak Resources: low development cost, long life mine and high (for Tanzania) hopes of mineral diversity

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In 2012 gold made up 94% of Tanzania's mineral exports. The country is the third largest gold producer in Africa, but now it wants to do more. A report out of Britain this week shows that the country is, by 2018, looking to diversify into other metals. The Business Monitor International report cites coal, nickel and uranium as new areas,…

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Epstein interviews uranium industry’s Dennis Higgs of Uranerz Energy

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Uranerz Energy Corporation (URZ) is a U.S. mining company that commenced in-situ recovery ("ISR") uranium mining operations on April 15, 2014 at its first ISR mine in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming. The Uranerz management team has specialized expertise in the ISR uranium mining method, and has a successful track record of licensing, constructing, and operating ISR uranium projects. Uranerz has…

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China’s mandate for 30% electric cars and hybridising with lithium

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It’s easy to get fatigue with the “China demand” story which has been trotted out for just about every mineral category in the last decade. Some however have run their course (e.g. iron ore) with linkages between certain products and large scale construction and infrastructure projects, while others may have been promoted too soon while still not having begun to…

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As information continues to bombard us every day, there’s a need to keep some perspective

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In the mining business there’s always the risk of over-reach. Back in mid-2011, Citigroup Global Markets added up the 400 largest greenfield mining projects around the world and the capital commitment through to 2020 for those totalled close to $500 billion — or half a trillion, to put that figure in more dramatic terms. But the analysts also calculated that…

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Electric car materials jet fuel market and uranium gains a pulse

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InvestorIntelReport, June 2014: The InvestorIntel Gold, Base & Precious Metals members lead for the month of June 2014, up +19.01%; driven by gold and graphite player -- Triton Minerals ASX: TON +171.43%. Congratulations Triton as shareholders responded favorably to their June 23rd news release: Significant High-Grade Graphite Intersected at Nicanda Hill and catapulted them to #3 market cap in the…
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Seair Reports Third Quarter Results

July 30, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. Seair Inc. ("Seair" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:SDS) announces that it has filed its third quarter financial statements…

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Germany to examine BlackBerry’s planned Secusmart buy

July 30, 2014 (Source: Globe & Mail) -- Germany will examine BlackBerry’s planned acquisition of Secusmart, whose encryption technology protects the devices of government officials including Angela Merkel. BlackBerry, which is trying to reinvent itself under new Chief Executive…

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Agrium Vanscoy potash mine suspends production

July 30, 2014 (Source: Global News) -- The Agrium potash mine near Vanscoy, Sask. has suspended production after an incident last Friday damaged the shaft hoist which brings ore to the surface. It is unclear whether the breakdown was…

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Germany’s trade surplus: Feeding euro crisis

July 30, 2014 (Source: RT) -- President-elect of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker needs to bite the hand which fed him high office by fining Germany for economic achievements. Lest you have forgotten the euro crisis, the next chapter…

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Northwest towns eye billions in revenues from resource boom

July 30, 2014 (Source: Vancouver Sun) -- Northwest B.C. municipal governments formed an alliance Tuesday to help negotiate for billions in potential revenues from an expected resource boom in their region. The B.C. government is banking on projects to…

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Goldeye and Sandy Lake First Nation Sign Letter of Intent

July 30, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- Goldeye Explorations Limited (TSX VENTURE:GGY) ("Goldeye" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Letter of Intent (the "Letter") with Sandy Lake First Nation ("SLFN"). Pursuant to the Letter,…

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Dyes Help Harvest Light

July 30, 2014 (Source: A*STAR) -- Dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) rely on dyes that absorb light to mobilize a current of electrons and are a promising source of clean energy. Jishan Wu at the A*STAR Institute of Materials Research and…

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Kashagan’s Oil Output Restart Date Shifts Deeper into 2016

July 30, 2014 (Source: Reuters) -- Kazakhstan's giant Kashagan oilfield may resume production in the first half of 2016 under an "optimistic scenario", Kazakh Oil and Gas Minister Uzakbai Karabalin said on Wednesday, putting off his earlier estimate of the…

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3D Printing Funds Needed to Revive Manufacturing in Australia

July 30, 2014 (Source: Sydney Morning Herald) -- Australia needs to invest massively in applying 3D printing to manufacturing to compensate for the decline in the traditional industry, says the head of an industry body. Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Limited…

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Stock Markets Head Higher as U.S. Economy Rebounds Strongly

July 30, 2014 (Source: CTV News) -- The Toronto stock market advanced Wednesday amid positive earnings news and data showing much stronger than expected U.S. economic growth. The S&P/TSX composite index ran up 62.06 points to 15,508.61 as the U.S.…

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Fed Meeting May Give Clues on Interest Rates

July 30, 2014 (Source: USA Today) -- With the Federal Reserve all but certain to continue winding down its economic stimulus this week, analysts will be scouring its statement for changes that could shed light on when it will begin…

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U.S. Economy Bounces Back in Second Quarter

July 30, 2014 (Source: Reuters) -- U.S. economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter and the decline in output in the prior period was less steep than previously reported, bolstering views for a stronger performance in the…

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Euro-Area Economic Confidence Unexpectedly Rises

July 30, 2014 (Source: Bloomberg) -- Euro-area economic confidence unexpectedly increased in July, led by industry and construction, even as price growth remained anemic and geopolitical tensions threatened to undermine the currency bloc’s recovery. An index of executive and consumer…

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Lynas Scrambles to Cut Losses

July 30, 2014 (Source: WSJ) -- Lynas Corp. LYC.AU -4.65% has spent a decade and hundreds of millions of dollars trying to break China's stranglehold on rare-earths supply, but now the Australian miner's shareholders worry that its big bet…

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Carbon Dioxide can be Future Fuel Source

July 30, 2014 (Source: ZEE News) -- In a significant breakthrough, scientists have synthesised a catalyst that improves the system for converting waste carbon dioxide into syngas -- a precursor of gasoline and other energy-rich products. Scientists from University of…

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All-In-One Energy System Offers Greener Power for Off-Grid Homes

July 30, 2014 (Source: Newcastle University) -- An innovative 'trigeneration' system fuelled entirely by raw plant oils could have great potential  for isolated homes and businesses operating outside grid systems both in the UK and abroad. Developed by a consortium…

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Mawson Prepares to Core Sample the Palokas Gold Project in Finland

July 30, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- Mawson Resources Limited ("Mawson") or (the "Company") (TSX:MAW)(FRANKFURT:MXR)(PINKSHEETS:MWSNF) announces that the Company has been in discussion with the relevant authorities to continue to core sample at the Palokas prospect in Finland. According to the…
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