Jul 05, 2011
The latest Rapaport Melee auction saw prices for small diamonds move into new territory.
Jul 04, 2011
Overall, the global carbon market experienced 5% growth on the previous year in 2010.
Jun 30, 2011
London Stock Exchange’s $3.7 billion (C$3.6 billion) bid to buy the Toronto exchange has fallen through in the face of a higher bid led by a group of Canadian banks, leaving the LSE vulnerable for take over itself.
Jun 29, 2011
Asian countries move to release emergency oil stockpiles as part of a coordinated plan by consumer nations to ease the impact of climbing energy prices on economic recovery.
Jun 28, 2011
The International Energy Agency’s decision to release 60 million barrels of crude from its reserves was only taken after it consulted with India, China and Saudi Arabia.
Jun 23, 2011
Silver’s soaring price is impeding the solar industry’s ability to compete with cheaper fossil fuels.
Jun 22, 2011
Industry specialists and delegates attending a recent aluminium conference held in Chicago expect stable to higher prices and premiums.
Jun 21, 2011
The Obama administration has announced that it intends to place a 20-year ban on mining on 1 million acres of land surrounding the Grand Canyon.
Jun 20, 2011
Human rights groups want diamonds from Mugabe’s Marange mine blacklisted as “blood diamonds” but most member nations of the Kimberly Process are weary of comparing a government to insurgents.
Jun 13, 2011
Many poor Pacific nations are eager to grant the world’s first deep sea mining licence as protest groups warn of economic and environmental dangers.