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Critical Metals, including rare earth elements (REE) and strategic metals, are driving some of the biggest advancements in technology and energy efficiency in the world today. As demand for these materials explodes and geopolitical pressure increases, each week we interview the leading experts, analysts and newsletter writers in this space for updates on how to invest in the companies that will supply the world's demand.
Richard Karn: Three Australian Miners Positioned for Success - Special to The Energy Report (11/19/13) More >
Eric Muschinski: Investor Psychology Can Trump Market Fundamentals - Special to The Gold Report (11/13/13) More >
Steve Palmer: Change Up Your Portfolio's Sector Weightings to Capture Profits - Peter Byrne of The Mining Report (11/12/13) More >
Play the Market Bottom and Focus on Energy Commodities: Chris Berry - J. Alec Gimurtu of The Mining Report (11/5/13) More >
10 Strategies for Success in a Flat Commodity Price Market: John Kaiser - JT Long of The Mining Report (10/22/13) More >
Maximizing Returns in an Uncertain Mining Market: Tom Szabo - Brian Sylvester of The Metals Report (10/15/13) More >
Wave of the Future Investment from the Ground Up: Byron King - JT Long of The Metals Report (10/8/13) More >
Rick Mills: Greenland Is the Final Frontier for Lower-Cost Mining - Kevin Michael Grace of The Metals Report (10/1/13) More >
Paul Renken: It's Time for Retail Investors to Capture Metals Upside - Brian Sylvester of The Metals Report (9/17/13) More >
Anthony Mariano: Calling Next-Generation REE Investors - Brian Sylvester of The Metals Report (8/27/13) More >
Mark Seddon: Why You Should Look Twice at an Ugly Duckling Metal - Alec Gimurtu of The Metals Report (8/20/13) More >
Electric Transportation Could Jump-Start Rare Earth Markets: Patrick Wong - JT Long of The Metals Report (8/13/13) More >
Eight Catalysts That Can Move Your Mining Stocks: Jocelyn August - Brian Sylvester of The Metals Report (8/6/13) More >
Chris Berry: Rare Earth Stocks Show Signs of Life, but Will the Uptrend Stick? - Alec Gimurtu of The Metals Report (7/30/13) More >
Ron Struthers: Have Flake Graphite Prices Bottomed? - Brian Sylvester of The Metals Report (7/23/13) More >
Could Small Modular Reactors Goose Uranium Prices? - Tom Armistead of The Energy Report (7/23/13) More >
The Results Are (Almost) In for Rare Earth Competitors: Alex Knox - Brian Sylvester of The Metals Report (7/16/13) More >
Why Stephan Bogner Believes You Should Be 100% Invested in Precious Metals - Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report (7/15/13) More >
A Radical Solution for the Rare Earth Supply Crunch: Jack Lifton - Alec Gimurtu of The Metals Report (7/9/13) More >
John Kaiser's Strategies for Success in a Bloody Market - JT Long of The Gold Report (7/8/13) More >
Chris Ecclestone: What M&A Deals Reveal About Management—and if They're Worth Your Investment Dollars - Alec Gimurtu of The Metals Report (7/2/13) More >
China, Base Metal Tiger, Sets the Trend for Metals: Stefan Ioannou - Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report (7/1/13) More >
Seven Australian Companies to Survive a Metals Market Correction - Kevin Michael Grace of The Metals Report (6/18/13) More >
Some Like It Hot: Lisa Morrison on the Outlook for Industrial Metals - Brian Sylvester of The Metals Report (6/11/13) More >
The Conflict over Conflict Metals: Lisa Reisman - Brian Sylvester of The Metals Report (6/4/13) More >
Flake Graphite Prices Have Bottomed: Simon Moores - Brian Sylvester of The Metals Report (5/28/13) More >
Brent Cook's Primer on Reading Drill Result Press Releases - JT Long of The Gold Report (5/20/13) More >
Caesars Report's Second Most Important Factor in Picking a Winning Mining Investment: Jurisdiction - Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report (5/17/13) More >
The Real Reason Gold Fell—and Why It Has Already Stabilized: Lawrence Roulston - Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report (5/8/13) More >
Richard Karn: New Mining Technology Could Increase Profits - JT Long of The Metals Report (5/7/13) More >
Special Report from the SME Conference: How to Find Money in Any Market - JT Long of The Gold Report (5/6/13) More >
Luisa Moreno: Brace Yourself for Three More Years of Heavy Rare Earth Shortages - Brian Sylvester of The Metals Report (4/30/13) More >
Bob Moriarty: US Energy Self-Sufficiency Nothing But 'Feel-Good BS' - JT Long of The Energy Report (4/30/13) More >
Anorthosite: What It Is and Why You Should Care - Sally Lowder of The Metals Report (4/23/13) More >
Tungsten Enters the Limelight with Bullish Fundamentals: Ken Chernin - Brian Sylvester of The Metals Report (4/16/13) More >
Four Billion Reasons REEs and Graphite Will Make You Money: Chris Berry - JT Long of The Metals Report (3/26/13) More >
20 Million—Why Is this Number Critical for Copper? - Brian Sylvester of The Metals Report (3/19/13) More >
Everything You Need to Know About Graphene - Michael Robinson, Money Morning (3/18/13) More >
Leonard Melman: Are You Prepared for Hyperinflation? - Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report (3/6/13) More >
Why Smart Money Is Buying Junior Strategic Metal Miners - Alec Gimurtu of The Metals Report (2/26/13) More >
Chris Ecclestone: Gold Will Fall, Time to Switch to Specialty Metals? - Brian Sylvester of The Metals Report (2/12/13) More >
Benoit Gascon: An Insider's Take on the Complicated Graphite Market - Brian Sylvester of The Metals Report (1/29/13) More >
Keys to Rare Earth Companies’ Success: Innovation, Cost Efficiency - Zig Lambo of The Metals Report (1/22/13) More >
Graphite Stock Strategies for a Second Bubble: David Skarica - Alec Gimurtu of The Metals Report (1/15/13) More >
The Rare Earth Sector Needs These Three Things to Prosper - Brian Sylvester of The Critical Metals Report (12/18/12) More >
Byron King: Time to Take Rare Earths Losses Ahead of Tax Code Changes? - Brian Sylvester of The Critical Metals Report (12/18/12) More >
Rick Mills' Secret to Making Money off China's Stealth Metal Demand - Sally Lowder of The Critical Metals Report (12/4/12) More >
Will China's Trade Agenda Squeeze Fluorspar Supply? - Peter Byrne of The Critical Metals Report (11/27/12) More >
Gareth Hatch: Supply Chain Economics Drive Rare Earths Stocks - Brian Sylvester of The Critical Metals Report (11/20/12) More >
Why Copper Is a Critical Metal: Mickey Fulp - JT Long of The Critical Metals Report (11/13/12) More >
Alkane Resources Ltd. (ANLKY:OTCQX; ALK:ASX) Alkane Resources Ltd. is a multi-commodity mining and exploration company with a focus on gold, zirconium, niobium and rare earths. Its projects are located in the central west of New South Wales, Aus ...
Arianne Phosphate Inc. (DAN:TSX.V; DRRSF:OTCBB; JE9N:FSE) Founded in 1997 under the name Arianne Resources Inc. and listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange in 2003, Arianne Phosphate Inc. is a Canadian mineral exploration company now focused on developing its L ...
Commerce Resources Corp. (CCE:TSX.V; D7H:FSE; CMRZF:OTCQX) Commerce Resources Corp. is an exploration and development company with a particular focus on deposits of rare metals and rare earth elements. The company is focused on developing its Blue River tanta ...
DNI Metals Inc. (DNI:TSX.V; DG7:FSE) "DNI Metals Inc. holds six contiguous mineral properties in northeast Alberta, comprising a 2,720 sq-km land position over black shales locally enriched in base metals, uranium, lithium, specialty met ...
Energizer Resources Inc. (EGZ:TSX.V; ENZR:OTCQX) Energizer Resources Inc. is a mineral exploration and development company based in Toronto, Canada, that is developing its Green Giant graphite project in Madagascar. The company is currently developi ...
Energy Fuels Inc. (EFR:TSX; EFRFF:OTCQX; UUUU:NYSE.MKT) Energy Fuels Inc. is the largest conventional producer of uranium in the United States. The company owns the only conventional uranium mill in the U.S., the White Mesa mill in Utah. Energy Fuels als ...
Great Quest Metals Ltd. (GQ:TSX.V) Great Quest Metals Ltd. is a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on advancing the Tilemsi phosphate project in Mali, West Africa. Encompassing 1,206 sq km, this deposit boasts a large tonnage ...
Griffin Mining Ltd. (GFM:LSE) ...
Horizonte Minerals Plc (HZM:LSE; HZM:TSX) ...
Mandalay Resources Corp. (MND:TSX) Mandalay Resources is a Canadian-based natural resource company with producing assets in Australia and producing and exploration projects in Chile. The company is focused on executing a roll-up strate ...
Mason Graphite Inc. (LLG:TSX.V; MGPHF:OTCQX) Mason Graphite Inc. is a Canadian mining company focused on the exploration and development of its 100%-owned Lac Guéret graphite project, located in northeastern Québec. The graphite grade on this pr ...
Medallion Resources Ltd. (MDL:TSX.V; MLLOF:OTCQX; MRD:FSE) Medallion Resources Ltd. is rethinking rare earths. Headed by Dr. Bill Bird and supported by an experienced technical team, the company is well positioned to identify and exploit the world's most prom ...
Midland Exploration Inc. (MD:TSX.V) Midland Exploration is a dynamic and aggressive mineral exploration company focused on gold, base metals and REE mine discoveries in one of Canada's richest mining provinces, Quebec. The company is le ...
Namibia Rare Earths Inc. (NRE:TSX, NMREF:OTCQX) Namibia Rare Earths Inc. is a Canadian public company focused on the accelerated development of its 100%-held Lofdal rare earth project in Namibia. Lofdal is an early-stage, district-scale exploration ...
Northern Graphite Corporation (NGC:TSX.V; NGPHF:OTCQX) Northern Graphite Corp. is a graphite company that holds a 100% interest in the Bissett Creek graphite project, located close to infrastructure in Ontario, Canada. Bissett Creek is a unique large-flak ...
Pro-Or Inc. (POI:TSX.V) Pro-Or Inc. is a clean technology company that uses a new, patented chlorination process to recover precious metals from recycled automobile catalytic converters. The company operates an industrial pr ...
Royal Nickel Corp. (RNX:TSX) Royal Nickel Corp. is focused on creating value by advancing development of the Dumont nickel project, one of the world's largest undeveloped nickel sulphide projects. Dumont contains the world's thir ...
Strategic Energy Resources Ltd. (SER:ASX) Based in Melbourne, Australia, Strategic Energy Resources is a versatile explorer working on a diversified portfolio of assets, including the world-class Uley graphite project. Uley was formerly in pr ...
Syrah Resources Ltd. (ASX: SYR) ...
Talga Resources Ltd. (ASX: “TLG”) ...
Tasman Metals Ltd. (TSM:TSX.V; TAS:NYSE.MKT; TASXF:OTCPK; T61:FSE) Tasman Metals Ltd. is a Canadian mineral exploration and development company focused on rare earth elements (REE) in Europe. Tasman's flagship project is Norra Karr, located in infrastructure-rich, mi ...
Wealth Minerals Ltd. (WML:TSX.V; WMLLF:OTCQX) Wealth Minerals Ltd. is a junior exploration and development company focused on its 100%-controlling interest in the Rodeo de Los Molles Rare Earth Deposit. With a non-NI-43-101-compliant resource of ...
Carbon Is the Problem: Is Graphene the Solution? "The search is on to find a better material than silicon—one that is much more energy-efficient and less likely to produce waste heat." - Christine Hertzog, The Energy Collective (10/31/13) More >
McKinsey Report: Commodities Supercycle Dead? Hardly. "Over the past 13 years, the average annual volatility of resources prices has been three times what it was in the 1990s, resulting in a new era of resource price supercycles." - Dorothy Kosich, Mineweb (9/30/13) More >
Zinc Faces Structural Deficit as Demand Outstrips Supply: Glencore "According to Glencore's presentation, a 5% increase in demand equates to around 600,000 mt of new zinc mine capacity needed every year; by 2016 nearly 2 million mt of new annual production will required." - Andy Blamey, Platts (9/10/13) More >
The Impending Shakeout in the Rare Earth Sector: Who Will Survive? "Though there are exceptions, in general the supply chain doesn't care which REE projects will successfully come to fruition, only that enough come to fruition such that their ability to secure REE metals, oxides and other compounds from sources outside of China, at a reasonable price, is realized." - Gareth Hatch, Technology Metals Research (9/5/13) More >
China to Begin Trial Run of Rare Earth Products Exchange "Rare earth trading systems are currently undergoing testing and are expected to become operational in China in October." - Dorothy Kosich, Mineweb (8/12/13) More >
Counterpoint: Supply and Demand in the Rare-Earths Market 2015–2020 "In the rare-earth total supply chain, China is most of the global ball game." - Jack Lifton, Technology Metals Research (8/1/13) More >
Survey: Companies 'Utterly Unprepared' for SEC Conflict Minerals Compliance "The PwC survey determined that the single biggest challenge for companies is getting accurate information from their suppliers." - Dorothy Kosich, Mineweb (7/15/13) More >
China Releases Second Round of 2013 REE Export Quotas "Last week, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) announced the second round of allocations of rare-earth export quotas for 2013." - Gareth Hatch, Technology Metals Research (7/8/13) More >
Rare Earth Price Jump: Just the Beginning? "Prices for the 17 elements have jumped 10% over the past two weeks." - Shivom Seth, Mineweb (7/1/13) More >
What China's Crackdown on 'Midnight Mining' Means for REE Projects "The rare earth mining industry will be saddled with permanent increased operation costs." - Jack Lifton, Technology Metals Research (6/20/13) More >
China Planning New Rare Earth Crackdowns "China accounted for more than 85% of global rare earth production last year, also accounting for 70% of global consumption." - Dorothy Kosich, Mineweb (6/7/13) More >
Salmon Sperm May Provide Cheap Option for Rare Earths Recovery "Dried salmon milt or sperm is a low-cost and environment-friendly method to extract rare earth metals." - Dorothy Kosich, Mineweb (5/20/13) More >
Best Investments 2013: How the Mining Mess Will Send Platinum Soaring "While platinum's long-term outlook is bright, a short-term price catalyst is about to take place, as early as this week." - Tony Daltorio, Money Morning (5/10/13) More >
How One Slip Can Create a Copper Supply Emergency "The landslide in Utah is just one example of how quickly and unexpectedly the supply and demand factors facing the red metal can shift." - Frank Holmes, Frank Talk (4/18/13) More >
Resource Sector Paradigm Shift "I still think discoveries are the best path to salvation for individual companies and perhaps the broader sector. Maybe gold gets a big bounce in the next few weeks but with the drubbing everyone has taken I don't see traders heavily on the bid unless higher gold prices are already in the rear view mirror." - Eric Coffin, HRA Journal (4/15/13) More >
How to Double Your Money by Investing in Copper "With copper, peak inventory levels are usually hit before a price rebound¬—sometimes with prices doubling in less than six months." - Money Morning Staff Reports (4/3/13) More >
The Basics of Investing in Junior Mining Companies "A junior gold producer is a publicly traded company that mines gold at an annual rate of up to about 150 Koz." - Scott Wright, Zeal Intelligence (4/1/13) More >
The DoD's 'About Face' on REEs "In a 189-page report, the DoD recommends investing $130M to establish near-term strategic stockpiles of seven rare earth elements." - Shane Lasley, Mining News (4/1/13) More >
Postcards from the Rare Earth Front "Scientists in Tokyo last week announced they have identified new deposits of so-called rare-earth metals some six kilometers below the ocean surface. " - Joseph Sternberg, Wall Street Journal (3/27/13) More >
Strategic Mineral Advisory Council Calls for US REE Supply Chain "The Strategic Mineral Advisory Council is encouraging the U.S. Department of Defense to nurture a U.S.-based REE supply chain." - Dorothy Kosich, Mineweb (3/25/13) More >
Iron Ore Prices May See Short-Time Gains as 'Rusty' Halts Australian Exports "Global iron ore trade faces major disruptions as cyclone Rusty bears down on Australia's Pilbara region and its shipping ports." - Dorothy Kosich, Mineweb (2/25/13) More >
Why You Can Bet on Platinum Prices Going Higher "Platinum prices, which have been below gold prices since mid-2011, are once again higher than the yellow metal, and the spread's widening." - Jeff Uscher, Money Morning (2/15/13) More >
Big Gains Ahead with Platinum's Neglected Cousin "Let's cut to the chase. We've got a metal play here." - Byron King, Daily Reckoning (2/11/13) More >
Equity Rally Should Boost Discounted Rare Earth and Uranium Miners "Exports have jumped to a seven-month highs despite the debt issues in Europe and the United States. This rebound in China may be a spark for the undervalued junior miners, which have been in a downtrend for close to two years as economists predicted a Chinese hard landing." - Jeb Handwerger, GoldStockTrades (2/4/13) More >
No Dutch Disease in Greenland Mining Prospects "Greenland's Bureau of Minerals and Petroleum has so far awarded 150 licenses for mineral exploration with around 600M kroner spent by companies in 2012. Just ten years ago, there were almost no requests for mining licenses." - Richard Mills, Resource Investor (1/25/13) More >
Forget Demand: Base Metals Supply Should Be the Focus "Barclays Capital believes a lot of focus should be on the supply side." - Geoff Candy, Mineweb (1/19/13) More >
Crash Course: Mining Equity Financing "Mining exploration companies use large amounts of capital to find discoveries, define a resource and advance to production." - Visual Capitalistm (1/11/13) More >
Nickel: Where Form Meets Function "While best known for its use in the five-cent coin, nickel has far more strategic uses." - Visual Capitalistm (1/7/13) More >
Stability and Patience Are the Keys for Rare Earth Investing "House Mountain Partners' Chris Berry explained that an investment in the space now requires a 'belief in the management of a company and the location, the geo-political story surrounding the deposit.' And, more importantly a clear view of the company’s financial sustainability." - Geoff Candy, Mineweb (12/13/12) More >
A Critical Year in Review: What's Next? Every great mining story begins from the ground up. This is as true of critical metals as it is for gold and silver. Many investors took losses by chasing the pie-in-the-sky potential every publicly listed rare earth stock seemed to promise. Since its debut 18 months ago, The Critical Metals Report has focused on the goods in the ground, striving to present valuable insights on an oft-misrepresented sector, sharing related stories as they emerged. As the year comes to a close and we prepare to extend our coverage further, we are revisiting our most popular expert interviews from 2012. Yes, it's still rough out there for miners, but when you think nothing's looking up, look down. - The Critical Metals Report Editors (12/11/12) More >
Graphene: Thinnest Material Ever Made "Sheets of it are only one atom thick. Expect it in a gadget near you within five years." - The Economic Times (12/10/12) More >
China's Subsidies Give HREE Prices a Boost "Prices for heavy rare earths have not just stopped falling, but started moving up again." - Stuart Burns, MetalMiner (12/3/12) More >
Three Sharp Pencils in the Graphite Game "Graphite is next in line for a commodity boom." - Mickey Fulp, Mercenary Geologist (11/26/12) More >
Does China Really Want a Rare Earth Monopoly? "China's rare earth White Paper notes that China 'hopes countries and regions with abundant REE reserves will make active efforts in developing their own resources.'" - Hongpo Shen, ProEdge Wire (11/19/12) More >
SA Gold Mines Resume Production as Strikes Draw to Close "The illegal strikes that spread throughout the South African mining sector have eased at three gold producers as workers returned and some mines resumed production." - Mining Weekly, Natasha Odendaal (10/29/12) More >
The Five-Minute Minute Guide to the Rare Earth Metal ETF "While there are a few major publicly traded rare earth miners in the U.S., the space remains fraught with individual company risk. As a result, many investors should take a closer look at this fund." - Carolyn Pairit, Seeking Alpha (10/29/12) More >
Three Tech Breakthroughs for Graphene Investors "Just in the month of October, three breakthroughs have proved how graphene isn't just opening new possibilities. . .it's closing in on tangible results." - Josh Grasmick, The Penny Sleuth (10/26/12) More >
Ames Laboratory Improving Process to Recycle Rare-Earth Materials "Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory are working to more effectively remove the neodymium, a rare earth element, from the mix of other materials in a magnet." - Phys.org (10/24/12) More >
How The World Uses Rare Earth Metals: Infographic "Rare earth elements are crucial to maintaining our current economy, and crucial to developing a sustainable future." - VoucherCloud (10/22/12) More >
Why REE Mining Will Never, Ever Be the Same "Just as new technology enabled explorers to liberate petroleum locked within the oil sands, so too will it unlock critical metals for centuries to come." - Nick Hodge, Energy & Capital (10/20/12) More >
Fluorspar: Critical Mineral, Burgeoning Canadian Industry "As colourful and translucent as a gemstone, fluorspar has so many practical uses that it's gained EU designation as a critical mineral." - Joel Chury, Resource World (10/12/12) More >
Increasing Demands of the Alternative Energy Sector "There has been a growing focus within the Canadian mineral exploration industry toward supplying materials for the high-tech and alternative technology sectors." - Nicole Engbert, Resource Investor (10/8/12) More >
The End of High-Grade Antimony Reserves in China—The Real Low Down "There has been a lot of hype about the state of Chinese antimony mining, but the facts are hard to find." - Kip Keen, Mineweb (10/5/12) More >
Australian Rare Earth Players Jockey for Position "Everyone is a potential winner when the starter's gun sounds but—by about halfway through the exploration-development equivalent of the 385-yard mark of the marathon—the field is very spread out." - ProEdge Wire, Robin Bromby (10/2/12) More >
Australian Rare Earth Players Jockey for Position "Everyone is a potential winner when the starter's gun sounds but—by about halfway through the exploration-development equivalent of the 385-yard mark of the marathon—the field is very spread out." - ProEdge Wire, Robin Bromby (10/2/12) More >
Orbite to Milk Fly Ash for Rare Earth "Orbite Aluminae takes aim at fly ash with a process that can extract aluminum and rare earths from atypical sources--economically." - Kip Keen, Mineweb (9/26/12) More >
China Crackdown to Support Rare Earths Prices "A crackdown on small, inefficient rare earth producers in China is likely to further restrict supply from the world's biggest producer of the minerals and support weak prices." - Reuters, Eric Onstad (9/26/12) More >
Malaysia Court Puts Lynas Rare Earth Plant Licence on Hold "Activists and opponents of the controversial rare earth plant in Kuantan say the high court has put Lynas' temporary operating license on hold." - Reuters, Siva Sithraputhran (9/25/12) More >
A TV as Thin as Saran Wrap Is Just the Beginning for These New Materials "Discovered in 2004, this graphene has turned the world on its ear. Since then, experts around the globe have heralded it as the hot new commodity that could change everything from satellites to semiconductors. But it's only a part of a larger story that includes other 'miracle metals.'" - Michael A. Robinson, Money Morning (9/24/12) More >
Research Gives Insight into Graphene-Metal Junctions "A University of Arkansas researcher and his colleagues have developed a better understanding of how graphene-metal interfaces affect the movement of electrons through two-terminal junctions." - R&D Daily (9/19/12) More >
MAT: HREE-Rich Deposit Gives Kipawa Project Competitive Edge The Metals Report Interview with Anthony Mariano and Tony Mariano Jr. -"The best source for a sustained quantity of HREEs is Matamec Exploration Inc.'s Kipawa deposit in Quebec." (8/27/13)
TSM: Impressive Suite of Heavy Rare Earth Elements The Metals Report Interview with Patrick Wong -"TSM has a suite of HREEs, for which demand should come from both Asia and Europe." (8/13/13)
TSM: Mining Lease in Hand, Positive Recoveries in Its Back Pocket The Metals Report Interview with Alex Knox -"TSM has obtained decent recoveries from its processes." (7/16/13)
ORT: Streamlines Process Has Game-Changing Potential The Metals Report Interview with Alex Knox -"ORT's process could be used to extract REEs in a very purified form." (7/16/13)
NRE: Outstanding Recovery Rates at HREE-Rich Deposit The Metals Report Interview with Alex Knox -"NRE has an NI-43-101-compliant, HREE-rich deposit in Namibia." (7/16/13)
CCE: Watch Drill Results for Possible Resource Upgrade The Metals Report Interview with Alex Knox -"CCE is doing a low-cost drilling program to upgrade its resources." (7/16/13)
MAT: Good Prospects The Metals Report Interview with Alex Knox -"MAT has an ideal location and the metallurgy is good." (7/15/13)
TSM: Less Volume, More of the 'Good Stuff' The Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton -"There is a strong possibility that TSM could sell HREE concentrates to China for processing inside the country." (7/9/13)
ORT: Streamlining Technology for Strategic Success The Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton -"ORT's planned processing facility could be a benchmark for low-cost REE separation." (7/9/13)
GWG: Achieving Vertical Integration Through M&A The Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton -"GWG's acquisition of Less Common Metals is an example of sensible vertical integration." (7/9/13)
ALK: An Exemplary REE Business Model The Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton -"I urge juniors with polymetallic deposits to emulate ALK's business model." (7/9/13)
CCE: Changing Focus The Metals Report Interview with Lisa Reisman -"CCE is extremely close to production this year or next. It is probably at the point where it is doing offtake agreements." (6/4/13)
FCU: Uranium Play Attracts Gold-Weary Mining Investors The Metals Report Interview with Brent Cook -"FCU is on to the most exciting uranium discovery to come around in quite a while." (5/14/13)
NRE: A Geologist's Dream? The Metals Report Interview with Alex Knox -"NRE has fascinating amounts of HREEs; it's a geologically exciting story." (1/22/13)
CCE: To Produce or to Partner? The Metals Report Interview with Alex Knox -"CCE has developed a large deposit of REEs." (1/22/13)
ORT: Process Is Cost Competitive The Metals Report Interview with Alex Knox -"ORT's process could give companies a strong competitive cost advantage." (1/22/13)
TSM: Logistical Advantage in Sweden The Metals Report Interview with Alex Knox -"TSM's logistics are excellent." (1/22/13)
QRM: High Grades May reduce Costs The Metals Report Interview with Alex Knox -"QRM's high grades may offset costs." (1/22/13)
CFI Breathes New Life into St. Lawrence Mine The Critical Metals Report Interview with Ray Will -"CFI has plans to restart an existing fluorspar mine in the St. Lawrence region." (11/27/12)
DNI: Massive 'Stealth' Resource The Gold Report Interview with Tom MacNeill -"DNI spends its money on good science and that's good for us because we love massive resources that are being developed at low costs." (10/26/12)
TSM: King of the Dysprosium Mountain The Critical Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton -"I'm extremely optimistic about TSM being a major dysprosium producer by 2017." (9/18/12)
UCU: Proactive Processing at the Mine Site The Critical Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton -"UCU is able remove uranium and thorium from its ore at the mine. This is an extremely significant announcement." (9/18/12)
RES: Dysprosium Powerhouse The Critical Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton -"RES has a large second rare earth deposit near its in-development Bear Lodge property." (9/18/12)
ORT: Outstanding Byproduct Credits The Critical Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton -"ORT should be able to produce tons of dysprosium, terbium and the like just as a byproduct of its alumina refinement." (9/18/12)
GWG: Relationship with China Provides an Edge The Critical Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton -"GWG should be up and running by the end of next year. Its process will produce up to 34t a year of dysprosium." (9/18/12)
AMY: Candidate for Public/Private Partnership The Critical Metals Report Interview with Lisa Reisman -"We ought to foster the development of a firm like AMY so it can get to market faster." (9/4/12)
CCE Could Fill the US Tantalum Supply Gap The Critical Metals Report Interview with Lisa Reisman -"We have next to no domestic supply, but CCE is pretty far along in its process." (9/4/12)
NRE: 'Very Intriguing' Property The Critical Metals Report Interview with Alex Knox -"NRE's drilling campaign returned astounding numbers." (7/25/12)
CCE: Increasing Throughput The Critical Metals Report Interview with Alex Knox -"Given its enormous resource, CCE could increase throughput without decreasing mine life." (7/24/12)
MAT: Lower Costs at Kipawa The Critical Metals Report Interview with Alex Knox -"MAT has a leg up on the others in terms of logistics." (7/24/12)
ORT: Ground-Breaking REE Processing Technology The Critical Metals Report Interview with Alex Knox -"ORT's processing technology could be the biggest development in the REE space since the South China clays." (7/24/12)
QRM: Significant Zirconium Included The Critical Metals Report Interview with Alex Knox -"QRM has significant quantities of zirconium." (7/24/12)
TSM: Byproduct Bonus The Critical Metals Report Interview with Alex Knox -"TSM extracts significant quantities of zirconium as a byproduct." (7/24/12)
NGC: Fast-Tracking Bissett Creek The Critical Metals Report Interview with Glen Jones -"NGC hopes to fast-track Bissett Creek and begin construction late this year." (6/26/12)
EGZ: Two-in-One Vanadium and Graphite Play The Critical Metals Report Interview with Glen Jones -"With EGZ, investors get vanadium and graphite in one." (6/26/12)
QRE: Taking the Lead in Domestic US Niobium Production The Critical Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton -"It would be a very good idea to have a domestic niobium source like QRE's Elk Creek deposit." (6/19/12)
RES: Domestic Dysprosium Source The Critical Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton -"RES' Bear Lodge deposit could be a significant hard-rock source of dysprosium." (6/19/12)
UCU: Betting on Bokan The Critical Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton -"UCU's Bokan Mountain is one of the first major hard-rock REE deposits going into production." (6/19/12)
TSM: Hard-Rock Dysprosium The Critical Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton -"TSM is a large, hard-rock source of dysprosium." (6/19/12)
MAT: Helping to Stabilize Markets The Critical Metals Report Interview with Bob Wolf -"The competition companies like MAT bring to the resource market is good." (6/5/12)
EGZ: High-Value Graphite in Madagascar The Critical Metals Report Interview with Stephen Riddle -"EGZ has found some good deposits in Madagascar." (5/29/12)
NGC: Bisset Creek Moving Right Along The Critical Metals Report Interview with Stephen Riddle -"I like NGC's deposit at Bissett Creek, Ontario." (5/29/12)
SGH: High-Quality Graphite in Quebec The Critical Metals Report Interview with Stephen Riddle -"SGH has picked up claims in Quebec, [which] produces good-quality graphite." (5/29/12)
TSM: Europe's Best REE Bet The Critical Metals Report Interview with Michael Silver -"TSM has a huge amount of yttrium, which has so many important applications." (5/22/12)
UCU: Dysprosium Powerhouse The Critical Metals Report Interview with Michael Silver -"UCU's Bokan Mountain in Alaska may have a greater percentage of dysprosium than any other deposit on the planet." (5/22/12)
NGC: Bissett Creek, All-Star Project The Gold Report Interview with George Ireland -"NGC's management team has the right combination of geologic, mining and marketing smarts." (4/9/12)
DNI: Buckton Gets Bigger and Bigger The Gold Report Interview with Tom MacNeill -"The real value in the collective recovery of all DNI's metals is enormous." (2/17/12)
FMS: Lac Knife Graphite The Critical Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton -"FMS' Lac Knife has M&I resources of approximately 8 Mt and is still open." (2/7/12)
NGC: Scalable Project Makes for Climbing Share Price The Critical Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton -"We do not know of any other graphite deposit in the world that has NGC's scalability." (2/7/12)
SER: Next Graphite Supplier? The Critical Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton -"SER has 100% interest in the Uley graphite deposit." (2/7/12)
"CXO's North ROK could still contain 100–300 Mt, the size of Imperial Metals' Red Chris mine, which is down the road." (11/27/13) Colorado Resources Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin More >
"CGT is one that I really love. I like it even more since it recently did a deal with Nord Gold. This could be a real big winner." (11/25/13) Columbus Gold Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Jay Taylor More >