Melissa Pistilli has been reporting on market-shaking news in the resource and mining investment sector for over five years and has been with the Investing News Network since 2008. She has written on a wide variety of topics, from managing political risk in the mining industry to manipulation in the silver market. Formerly the managing editor of the Investing News Network, Melissa now serves as a senior reporter writing for Lithium Investing News and Uranium Investing News. She is most interested in the impact of global economics, politics and sociocultural influences on the commodities markets, and this shows in her reporting. Melissa holds a bachelor’s degree in English education as well as a master’s degree in teaching of writing, both from Humboldt State University, California. She currently resides at the heart of Canada’s mining industry — Vancouver, British Columbia.
Steel Guru discusses highlights of a recent TEX Report showing that the price of manganese ore for shipment to China in February has been settled between major manganese mines and main consumers in China.
Newsletter writer Ken Reser discusses China’s stranglehold over critical and strategic metals and minerals including Rare Earths.Newsletter writer Ken Reser discusses China’s stranglehold over critical and strategic metals and minerals including Rare Earths.
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As many end user’s, investors and Base Metal industry participants are currently very aware, there is a storm boiling over China and their stranglehold over various mineral resources these days. One main case in point being the Rare Earth sector, front and centre. This isn’t much ado about nothing either. You don’t need a crystal ball to understand this worldwide rush for finite natural resources is only going to become drastically elevated and better reported as time moves on.
American Manganese reports it has received results for drill holes 1 through 37 from its on-going Artillery Peak drilling program. Hole numbers 33 – 37 are located on the Manganese Mesa and hole number 32 is located on Cobweb Hill where little information was previously known. The mineralization at Artillery Peak Mohave County, Arizona takes the form [...]