Mining & Resources

Why We Think Cobalt Is Interesting In 2019

Why We Think Cobalt Is Interesting In 2019

Even though the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is the largest producer of Cobalt in the world, supplying over 60,000 tons out of the total 110,000 tons that’s produced globally ever year, Canada has managed to hold its own so far. Canada is the fourth largest Cobalt producer with an annual production of more than 4,000 tons....

How Trump’s Relationship With China Could Affect The Mining Sector

How Trump’s Relationship With China Could Affect The Mining Sector

President Trump’s righteous and economically prudent trade war with China is likely to produce benefits for the US economy in the long run. However, for now, among its various challenges, it also exposes the US to a rather precarious situation in the mining sector. Many American industries are critically dependent on mineral imports in large quantities. Let’s...

Iran Repeats Its Threat to Block Oil Passage Point

Iran Repeats Its Threat to Block Oil Passage Point

The Strait of Hormuz is on the hotseat again and Iran continues to make itself the bad guy. Iran has repeated its threat to block this oil gateway to the world, through which one-third of all oil cargo passes. The threat comes at a crucial time, when a US fleet of warships led by the USS John...

A Potash Shortage For 2019?

A Potash Shortage For 2019?

In 2017, potash output was marginally lower in the united states, however, the shortfall was offset by increased generation in Belarus, Canada and Russia, which helped increase the yearly total to 42 million tonnes, up from 39.3 million tonnes at 2016. Greater output in 2017 retained potash costs in check at approximately US$330 a tonne -- a...

Could Uranium Turn Around In 2019?

Could Uranium Turn Around In 2019?

As global population drastically increases, especially in countries like India and China, power becomes a hot topic very quickly. Nuclear power has a really bad reputation among a lot of people who look at black swan style of events that get loads of news coverage. Nuclear power and uranium are actually a lot better for the environment...

How Potash Companies Fit Into the Cannabis Industry

The process of growing cannabis requires use of appropriate nutrients. One of these solutions is potassium which boosts growth of plant roots. This substance also promotes photosynthesis. Potassium (potash variety) refers to the earliest-acknowledged nourishment aside from manure. Marijuana plants need this alkaline potassium compound during the flowering stage. It comes after increasing phosphorous and reducing nitrogen. Potash helps the light-withdrawal cycle trigger...

Protected: These BC Gold Stocks Have Doubled

Where the action is right now While global markets tumble, one commodity is flourishing: gold. Gold has a history of having an inverse relationship to the equity markets, and after 8 years of pain, gold is making a big run right now. Gold has performed well in 5 of the last 6 recessions and is widely considered...

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