By Sarah McGregor
Cortec Mining Kenya Ltd., a Nairobi- based exploration company, will start production at its niobium project in southeastern Kenya by 2016, Managing Director David Anderson said.
Cortec plans to invest about $160 million to $200 million to extend a drilling program at its Mrima Hill prospect, analyze samples and build a mineral processing test plant within two years, he said yesterday in a phone interview from Nairobi, Kenya’s capital. Read more
Countries dependent on Chinese supply of strategic metals are pursuing strategies to respond to potential shortages of these metals. But while China’s dominance is causing due cause for concern, it also opens up opportunities for juniors developing alternative supplies outside China, writes Liza Mayer.
Solid Resources converts results into rare metals resource at Alberta 1 in Spain Read more
The recent announcement that the world’s top producer of tantalum is going to restart production after almost two years of inactivity signals a change in the market that could only be good news to potential producers like Commerce Resources (TSX-V:CCE). Read more