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Lara Smith

About Lara Smith

The Founder and Managing Director of Core Consultants in June 2009, Lara and her team are committed to supplying high quality commodity market research, analysis and valuations to global institutions. Core Consultants has been engaged in over sixty numerous market balance, prefeasibility and feasibility studies for an array of commodities. Their most recent work includes sourcing an ethical cobalt producer in the DRC on behalf of a global mobile telecoms manufacturer, advisory work on the cobalt supply chain, a scoping study for a Spanish potash deposit and a feasibility study for a sulphuric acid plant in Botswana. Having been an analyst for over a decade, Lara is also the primary author of three Core Consultants’ reports including the “Core Consultants’ Ferrochrome Quarterly Report,” the “Core Consultants Monthly Rare Earth Report “and the “Core Consultants’ Monthly Manganese Report”. In addition to her full-time work as Managing Director of Core Consultants, in 2016, Lara started writing for InvestorIntel. She predominantly writes the advertorials on behalf of InvestorIntel's members. An internationally recognized expert in the field of mining analysis and a well-known speaker, Lara has a BSc in Chemistry, Statistics and Economics and a BComm Hons in Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management from the University of Cape Town.

138 InvestorIntel Articles By Lara Smith

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Resurging Commodity Markets? Part 1: Vanadium


July 13, 2017
| July 13, 2017 | 1 Comment

The headline “commodity prices at lowest point since financial crisis” may have been publishable for the majority of the past […]


Feasibility Study results position NioCorp “shares to head skyward”


July 12, 2017
| July 12, 2017

NioCorp Developments Ltd. (TSX: NB | OTCQX: NIOBF) (“NioCorp”) released a positive feasibility study for its Elk Creek project in […]


Western Uranium Gets a Head Start With Superior Technology


July 06, 2017
| July 06, 2017

Time and again we have seen struggling juniors pull through some seriously hard times on the back of a piece […]


High Purity, High Grade Manganese Potential for Maxtech


July 06, 2017
| July 06, 2017

It’s official! Today Maxtech Ventures Inc. (CSE: MVT) (“Maxtech”) has confirmed that it has signed a strategic co-operation agreement with […]


Giyani Gold Bites Down on Growing Manganese Market


July 04, 2017
| July 04, 2017

Multiple producers focused on manganese were forced to close their doors over the past five years as a three-year-price-slide annihilated […]


Analyst says TerraX may be the next major player to emerge onto the gold scene


June 27, 2017
| June 27, 2017

Last month we reported on the activities of junior explorer TerraX Minerals Inc. (TSXV: TXR) (“TerraX”), a company undertaking exploration works […]