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Norsk Hydro (LON: NHY): One of the World's Five Largest Aluminum Companies Outside of China with Annual Revenue Around 10 billion U.S. Dollars
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Norsk Hydro (LON: NHY) is an aluminum company founded in 1905 and headquartered in Norway. According to Halvor Molland, VP Media Relations of Norsk Hydro, the company is one of the world's five largest aluminum companies outside of China, with annual revenue around 10 billion U.S. dollars. Today, they are present all along the value chain from bauxite and alumina operations in Brazil, through primary production in Norway, Qatar, Slovakia, Brazil, Australia, Canada and Germany. Hydro also holds 50% share of Sapa AS which is the world's largest extrusion company. We learned from Mr. Molland that the main applications driving the growth of aluminum are automotive, building and construction.
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Interview with Major General David R. Heinz, President and CEO of IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. (TSX-V: IB, OTCQB: IAALF): Leading Manufacturer and Supplier of High-Performance Beryllium Aluminum Cast Components and Specialty Copper and Other Alloys
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. (TSX-V:IB, OTCQB:IAALF) is a leading manufacturer and supplier of high-performance beryllium-aluminum cast components and specialty copper and other alloys. The Company serves customers in a variety of industries such as defense, aerospace, automotive, oil & gas, electronics, and telecommunications. The company is under the strong leadership of highly decorated Major General David “Duncan” R. Heinz, who serves as President and CEO. The company has two business divisions: - the Copper Alloys Division and the Engineered Materials Division, and serves its customers from four manufacturing locations in the United States. IBC Advanced Alloys recently raised C$7.46 million in an over-subscribed, non-brokered placement that they are now using to upgrade and optimize equipment, increasing throughput capacity, and further reduce cost. IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. also is at the forefront of developing scandium-containing aluminum alloys. General Heinz stressed the importance of IBC’s relationship with NioCorp Developments Ltd. – which intends to produce Scandium in the U.S. -- and the importance of scandium-containing aluminum alloys in the aerospace industry to significantly reduce aircraft weight, improve fuel efficiency, reduce emissions, and strengthen performance.
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Dr. Alper Interviews Jack Stoch President and CEO of GLOBEX with a Huge Highly Diversified North American Portfolio
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC

GLOBEX Mining Enterprises Inc. is a TSX, Frankfurt and OTCQX-listed Corporation with a huge highly diversified North American portfolio of over 130 mid-stage exploration, development and royalty properties containing precious, base and specialty metals and minerals. According to Jack Stoch, director, president, and CEO of GLOBEX, they are basically a mineral bank that owns all these properties and has no debt. GLOBEX seeks to create shareholder value by acquiring mineral properties, enhancing them and either exploring, optioning or joint venturing them, developing them to production, or in some cases selling projects outright.
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Largo Resources (TSX.V: LGO) Secures Financing to Allow Advancement of the World’s Highest Grade Vanadium Project in South America
by Dr. Allen Alper

Largo Resources (TSX: LGO), with world class vanadium projects in South America and Canada, has now secured financing that will allow them to continue to develop their assets. Mark Smith, President and CEO, has been with Largo Resources since April 2015. He and his technical team are now achieving the greatest vanadium recoveries of any mine in the world and are on track to be one of the lowest cost producers.
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Globex Mining Enterprises Inc (TSX: GMX) Makes Money in Precious Metal, Base Metal and Industrial Mineral Based North American Projects
by Dr. Allen Alper

Globex Mining (TSX: GMX), with more than 110 projects including 30 royalties, is currently exploring options in gold, silver, talc, magnesia, and zinc and copper based projects.
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PDAC 2011
by Allen Alper and Jeff Senior

With the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada’s next Toronto show set for 6-9 March 2011, we caught up with Joe Hinzer to find out what’s on the agenda.
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Thomas Patton, President & CEO Quaterra Resources Inc. Discovering New North American Mines – Copper, Uranium, Gold, Silver, Molybdenum
by Dr. Allen Alper and Jill Cueni-Cohen

When it comes to making significant mineral discoveries in North America, Quaterra Resources Inc. is on the cutting edge. We caught up with Quaterra’s President & CEO Dr. Thomas Patton to get the inside scoop on this exciting junior’s current projects and outlook.
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President and CEO Scott Weekes Talks about Exciting Developments at Redstar Gold
by By Andrew Alper and Bryan Martin

For junior exploration company, Redstar Gold (TSX.V:RGC), raw data has proven to be as good as gold; both figuratively and literally.
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Interview with Aubrey Eveleigh President and CEO of Zenyatta Ventures Ltd. (TSXV: ZEN, OTCQX: ZENYF): Developing a World Class Graphite Deposit
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

We talked with Aubrey Eveleigh, who is President and CEO of Zenyatta Ventures Ltd. (TSXV: ZEN, OTCQX: ZENYF). They have found a world class and unique graphite deposit with a potential for 1.5 million tons of 99.9% pure graphene product. The site has great infrastructure, located in mining friendly Canada, just north of the Trans-Canada Highway. Zenyatta is positioned to provide graphite for lithium-ion batteries, fuel cells, and various clean tech applications. They are a strong company with a great team and a world class property in Canada.
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Interview with Sean Samson, President and CEO of Rogue Resources Inc. (TSX-V: RRS): High Quality Silica Asset, on Path to Production in Mining Friendly Québec
by Dr. Allen Alper, PhD Economic Geology and Petrology, Columbia University, NYC, USA

Sean Samson, President and CEO of Rogue Resources Inc. (TSX-V: RRS) shares with Dr. Allen Alper details about their high quality silica asset in mining friendly Québec. With a strong cash position, and very strong financing record, they have a clear plan to move forward rapidly. With a very capable team experienced in building businesses and generating positive cash flow, they are qualified to execute their plan to accomplish their objectives and become a profitable silica producer.
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Lithium Australia (ASX: LIT) Revolutionizes Lithium Recovery with New Process, Currently Working in Europe and Australia
by Dr. Allen Alper

Under the excellent leadership of Managing Director Adrian Griffin, Lithium Australia (ASX: LIT) found a way to recover lithium more easily. They are using a process they developed with a past project, and are now working in Europe and Australia to recover lithium more efficiently from mica.
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Altech Chemicals (ASX: ATC) Set to Produce High Purity Alumina at Low Cost in Near Future
by Allen Alper Jr.

Altech Chemicals (ASX: ATC) is aiming to produce high purity alumina (99.99%) from their Meckering kaolin deposit located in Western Australia and downstream processing plant in Malaysia. High purity alumina is used in the production of LEDs and artificial sapphires.
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Australia Minerals and Mining Group Ltd.’ (ASX: AKA) Ric Dawson Tells of Innovative Technology that Could Generate Huge Cash Flow from High Purity Alumia
by Dr. Allen Alper and Aaron Hoos

In the resource mining industry, where the job is to get minerals out of the ground and process them, innovation tends to focus on how efficiently that job is done. The faster explorers can find a deposit and the faster that a producer can mine it, the better.
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Great Western Minerals Mines and Markets Rare Elements
by Dr. Allen Alper and Alison J. Conte

Since we last spoke with Gary Billingsley, Executive Chairman of Great Western Minerals, in May 2008, his company has continued to expand on their mine-to-market business strategy with the acquisition of another production facility, an option to recommission a former rare earth mine in South Africa, and a new heavy rare earth property in New Brunswick.
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Great Western Minerals Poised for Rare Opportunity
by Dr. Allen Alper and Alison Conte

Interview with Gary Billingsley, Chairman, and Jim Engdahl, CEO, of Great Western Minerals
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Commerce Resources - the next Canadian Tantalum and Niobium Mine
by Dr Allen M. Alper

For the past few years, I have been following the developments of Commerce Resources with great interest. Commerce Resources is developing the largest new tantalum and niobium resource in Canada. I have had many conversations with Dave Hodge and his staff.
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MacDonald Mines Closes Third Tranche of Non-Brokered Private Placement
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 20, 2017) - MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:BMK) ("MacDonald Mines", or the "Company"), announces that it has closed a third tranche of its private placement offering (the "Offering") originally announced on December 19, 2016, pursuant to which it has issued 5,050,000 non flow-through units of the Company (see below) for gross proceeds of $303,000. Total gross proceeds received to date from the Offering amount to $818,580.
Viscount Mining Reports Additional High Grade Silver Intersections of Drill Holes at its Silver Cliff Property in Colorado
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan. 19, 2017) - Viscount Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE:VML)(OTCQB:VLMGF) ("Viscount" or "the Company"), is pleased to announce further drill results from the Silver Cliff property in the Hardscrabble Silver District of Custer County, Colorado (the "Property"). The 2016 drill program commenced in mid-November had as its primary objective the confirmation of information in reports on historical drilling on one of the Silver Cliff deposits known as the Kate Silver Resource (the "KSR") by twinning historic holes.
Globex Intersects New Gold Zone at Francoeur Mine
ROUYN-NORANDA, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 18, 2017) - GLOBEX MINING ENTERPRISES INC. (TSX:GMX)(FRANKFURT:G1M)(STUTTGART:G1M)(BERLIN:G1M)(MUNICH:G1M)(XETRA:G1M)(OTCQX:GLBXF) is please to inform shareholders of the results of a drill hole on our Francoeur Gold Mine Property, 25 km west of Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec.
Potash Ridge Announces Updated 43-101 Prefeasibility Technical Report for Blawn Mountain
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 18, 2017) - Potash Ridge Corporation ("Potash Ridge" or the "Corporation") (TSX:PRK) is pleased to announce completion of an independent 43-101 Technical Report (the "Technical Report") for the Corporation's Blawn Mountain Project in Utah ("Blawn Mountain"). This Technical Report was prepared by Millcreek Mining Group for Potash Ridge and summarizes an updated Prefeasibility Study performed on Blawn Mountain by Millcreek and Resource Development Inc. that focused on the mining and processing of alunite ore for the production of potassium sulphate. This report incorporates results of trade-off and scaling studies performed by SNC Lavalin for the processing facility.
I-Minerals' UltraHallopure Halloysite used in Development of Mineral Impregnated Wound Cloth by German Institute of Diabetes "Gerhardt Katsch" Karlsburg
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - January 18, 2017) - I-Minerals lnc. (TSX VENTURE: IMA) (OTCQB: IMAHF) (FRANKFURT: 61M) (the "Company") has been advised by German Institute of Diabetes "Gerhardt Katsch" Karlsburg ("IDK"), in cooperation with DURTEC GmbH of Neubrandenburg, Germany ("DURTEC"), that excellent Research and Development results have been achieved using the Company's Ultra Hallopure halloysite product in the development of a state of the art wound treatment cloth.
GMV Minerals Inc.'s Recent Land Expansion Encompasses Partially Drill-Tested Porphyry With District-Scale Significance
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan. 17, 2017) - GMV Minerals Inc. (the "Company" or "GMV") (TSX VENTURE:GMV) is pleased to announce that, after an extensive review of historical geophysics, drill data and recent fieldwork, it has filed to acquire numerous additional exploration permits which encompass a porphyry target adjoining the Mexican Hat deposit to the north. The porphyry forms part of an 800m by 1600m elliptical domain of consistent yet elevated magnetics and is open to the northwest. The target is surrounded by an up to 800m wide "noisy" zone of concentric magnetic highs and lows referred to as the Epithermal Zone. The broad Epithermal Zone encompasses the Hernandez Hill discovery. No other outcrop exposure exists north of the Hernandez Hill Zone.
Sama Graphite Begins Trading on the TSXV
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 16, 2017) - Sama Graphite Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SRG) ("SRG" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that effective at the open of market today, the Company's common shares began trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under the ticker symbol "SRG". The listing, following final approval from the TSXV, marks completion of the previously announced reverse take-over with Sama Resources Inc.
Research Reports Coverage on Basic Materials Stocks -- Alcoa, LSB Industries, Rayonier Advanced Materials, and Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile
NEW YORK, January 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
IBC Issues Share-Based Compensation to Its Non-Executive Directors
FRANKLIN, INDIANA--(Marketwired - Jan. 13, 2017) - IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. (TSX VENTURE:IB)(OTCQB:IAALF) ("IBC" or the "Company") a leading beryllium and copper advanced alloys company, announced that it issued a total of 52,927 common shares at a price of $0.57 per share to its non-executive directors in consideration of their service as directors of the Company for the period from July 1 to September 30, 2016. The shares are subject to a hold period expiring April 22, 2017.
Norsk Hydro: LoI and MoU for possible use of natural gas at Hydro Alunorte in Brazil
Norwegian based aluminium company Hydro has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with the state of Pará and also a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Shell Brasil Petróleo LTDA, with the aim to replace a major part of its current fuel oil consumption at the Alunorte alumina refinery in Brazil with more environmentally friendly natural gas. 

The LoI with the Para Government was signed in Belem, Brazil, yesterday evening, and witnessed by Hydro's CEO, Svein Richard Brandtzæg, and Governor of Pará, Simão Jatene.

The LoI aims to develop infrastructure and enable the use of natural gas in the region. Hydro Alunorte would be the first significant consumer of gas, and an enabler for establishing new LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) infrastructure in Pará.  

Feasibility study to be conducted

Copper Lake Confirms Gold Mineralization at Billiton Main VMS Prospect on the Marshall Lake Project
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 11, 2017) - Copper Lake Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:CPL)(FRANKFURT:W0I) ("Copper Lake" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has completed a channel sampling, mapping, core assaying and prospecting program over the Billiton Main VMS prospect area within the Marshall Lake project area during the 2016 field program.
Osisko Signs Exploration Earn-In Agreement With Barrick on Kan Property
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 10, 2017) - Osisko Mining Inc. (TSX:OSK) ("Osisko") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding agreement with Barrick Gold Corporation (TSX:ABX) ("Barrick"), which sets forth the terms of an exploration earn-in (the "Exploration Earn-In") on the Kan Property ("Kan" or the "Property") located in northern Québec. Under the Exploration Earn-In, Barrick must commit $15 million in work expenditures over a four-year period to earn a 70% interest on Kan, subject to certain annual work expenditure thresholds, including a guaranteed expenditure threshold of $6 million in the first two years.
MacDonald Mines Begins Exploration at its Charlevoix Silica Property
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 5, 2017) - MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:BMK) ("MacDonald Mines", "MacDonald" or the "Company") announces that it has mobilized personnel and equipment and has initiated an exploration program at its Charlevoix Silica Property located approximately 42 kilometres north of Baie-Saint-Paul, on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River, in the Province of Quebec.
Metals & Minerals Stocks under Scanner -- BHP Billiton, Turquoise Hill Resources, US Silica, and Pretium Resources
NEW YORK, January 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
MGX Minerals Extracts Lithium from Oil Wastewater
VANCOUVER, Jan. 3, 2017 /CNW/ - MGX Minerals Inc. ("MGX" or the "Company") (CSE: XMG / FKT: 1MG / OTC: MGXMF) is pleased to report the Company has successfully extracted lithium from heavy oil wastewater. Results are part of the ongoing optimization for completion and deployment of a pilot plant in support of its 487,000 hectare Alberta lithium project.
Orbite Files Preliminary Base Shelf Prospectus
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Dec. 28, 2016) - Orbite Technologies Inc. (TSX:ORT) (OTCQX:EORBF) ("Orbite" or the "Company") announced the filing of a preliminary short form base shelf prospectus (the "Prospectus") with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces of Canada.
Metals and Minerals Stocks Under Review -- Vale, Cliffs Natural Resources, Tahoe Resources, and Cloud Peak Energy
NEW YORK, December 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Canadian Metals Announces Flow-Through Financing of up to $250,000
The corporation intends to complete the offering on or before december 31, 2016 and is subject to the approval of the Canadian Securities Exchange. The securities issued pursuant to the Offering will be subject to a 4 month and 1 day hold period.
Rogue Signs Two Non-Binding Letters of Intent and Announces Private Placement of up to $330,000, Closes $180,000 First Tranche
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 22, 2016) -
Dundee Precious Metals Announces New High Grade Copper-Gold Zone Discovered at Chelopech Mine
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 20, 2016) -
Precipitate Provides Drilling and Exploration Update From Juan de Herrera Project, Dominican Republic
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 20, 2016) - Precipitate Gold Corp. (the "Company" or "Precipitate") (TSX VENTURE:PRG) is pleased to provide an update on exploration and drilling programs underway at its 100% owned Juan de Herrera project in the Dominican Republic.
MacDonald Mines Announces $1,000,000 Non-Brokered Private Placement Financing
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 19, 2016) - MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:BMK) ("MacDonald Mines", "MacDonald" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it intends to offer for sale, on a non-brokered private placement basis, up to 12,125,000 "flow-through" units of the Company (the "FT Units") at a price of $0.07 per FT Unit and up to 2,520,833 non-flow-through units of the Company (the "Non-FT Units") at a price of $0.06 per Non-FT Unit for aggregate gross proceeds of up to $1,000,000 (the "Offering"). Each FT Unit will be comprised of one common share in the capital of the Company (each, a "Common Share") issued on a "flow-through" basis within the meaning of such term in the Income Tax Act (Canada), and one half (1/2) Common Share purchase warrant (each, a "FT Unit Warrant"), with each FT Unit Warrant being exercisable to acquire one non-flow-through Common Share at a price of $0.10 for a period of 36 months following the closing date of the Offering. Each Non-FT Unit will be comprised of one Common Share (issued on a non-"flow-through" basis) and one Common Share purchase warrant (each, a "Non-FT Warrant") with each Non-FT Warrant being exercisable to acquire one Common Share at a price of $0.10 for a period of 36 months following the closing date of the Offering.
Norsk Hydro: Hydro acquires Vale's remaining shares in Paragominas
Hydro completed the acquisition of Vale's remaining shareholding in Mineração Paragominas S.A. (MPSA) on 15 December 2016. The transaction is the second and final step of the MPSA put/call arrangements agreed in 2011 in connection with Hydro's acquisition of the majority of Vale's aluminium assets in Brazil. Hydro now owns 100% of MPSA's shares.

Hydro's net payment, after adjustments resulting from the completion of outstanding contractual arrangements with Vale, was USD 113 million. Hydro expects the transaction to have a positive impact for Bauxite & Alumina of approximately USD 45 million on its result in the fourth quarter of 2016, of which USD 30 million will be excluded from underlying earnings.

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Preliminary Metallurgical Results Received for the Boleras Main Zone at the Sandra Escobar Project in Durango, Mexico
VANCOUVER, Dec. 15, 2016 /CNW/ - Orex Minerals Inc. - (TSX-V: REX) ("Orex"), has received preliminary metallurgical test results for samples from the Main Zone of the Boleras Silver Deposit at the Sandra Escobar Project in Durango, Mexico. This project is being advanced by Orex under an option agreement with Canasil Resources Inc. - (TSX.V: CLZ) ("Canasil").
Industrial Minerals: The Year in Review for Titanium Feedstocks, Bauxite & Alumina, and Ground & Precipitated Calcium Carbonate
LONDON, December 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Orex Reports Results of Preliminary Metallurgical Tests for the Boleras Main Zone at the Sandra-Escobar Project in Durango, Mexico
Irving Resources Expands its Land Position in Hokkaido, Japan
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 15, 2016) - Irving Resources Inc. (CSE:IRV)(CSE:IRV.CN) ("Irving" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Irving Resources Japan GK, has expanded its land position on the island of Hokkaido, Japan by filing 48 new mineral prospecting licenses (please refer to Figure 1). All 48 applications totaling 161.66 sq km have been accepted by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry ("METI"), Hokkaido Bureau and a multi-step review now begins for the final approval. Mitsui Mineral Development Engineering Co., Ltd. ("MINDECO") is assisting the Company throughout the process.
Hubert Vallee Named President and CEO of Canadian Metals Inc
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Dec. 14, 2016) - Canadian Metals Inc. (The "Corporation") (CSE:CME) (CSE:CME.CN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Hubert Vallee as President and CEO of Canadian Metals Inc. in replacement of Mr. Stéphane Leblanc, who will now act as chief investment officer (CIO) and a director of the Corporation.
IBC Advanced Alloys Webcast & Conference Call: Year-In-Review and Outlook for 2017
FRANKLIN, INDIANA--(Marketwired - Dec. 13, 2016) - IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. (TSX VENTURE:IB)(OTCQB:IAALF) ("IBC" or the "Company") a leading beryllium and copper advanced alloys company, announces that it will host a webcast and conference call to review the results of 2016 and provide an outlook for 2017.
Norsk Hydro: Change in Hydro's Corporate Management Board
Silvio Porto is appointed new Executive Vice President Bauxite and Alumina, and member of Hydro's Corporate Management Board. The change is effective as of December 13, 2016.

Silvio Porto comes from the position as Chief Operational Officer (COO) in Bauxite and Alumina. He joined Hydro in 2014, when he was appointed plant manager for Hydro Paragominas bauxite mine.

Porto has more than 30 years' experience from the aluminium industry with management positions in bauxite mining, alumina refineries and aluminium smelters.

Porto replaces the interim head of Bauxite & Alumina, Chief Financial Officer Eivind Kallevik, who fully resumes his CFO position.

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Announcing IFTA: International Fair Trade Alliance
CHICAGO, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Aluminum extruders from around the world have formed an alliance designed to promote and defend fair trade practices. The International Fair Trade Alliance (IFTA) is a non-profit organization created to bring together aluminum extrusion manufacturers and suppliers from across the globe for the purpose of promoting free and fair trade. The Alliance, which began forming earlier this summer, is comprised of aluminum extruders from North and South America, Australia and New Zealand, the Gulf States, and Israel.
Emmerson Resources Limited (ASX:ERM) High Grade Gold Continues at Tennant Creek
Emmerson Resources Limited (ASX:ERM) ("Emmerson") is pleased to announce further assays from the 6,500m drilling campaign at their Edna Beryl project in the Northern Territory of Australia (see Figure 1, 2 and table 1 in the link below). Both diamond and RC drilling has now been completed at Edna Beryl and weather permitting, the RC rig will move to the Retsina prospect.
Osisko Intersects 65 g/t Au Over 5.7 m at Windfall Extension Discovery
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Dec. 5, 2016) - Osisko Mining Inc. (TSX:OSK) ("Osisko" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce new results from the ongoing 150,000 metre drill program at its 100% owned Windfall Lake gold project located in the Urban Township, Québec. The recently commenced expansion program included step-out drilling along fences located 200, 400, 600 and 800 metres northeast of the main deposit. The program is testing a linear magnetic depression that is interpreted to be related to a magnetite destructive silica-sericite alteration corridor associated with the Windfall intrusive system. The linear structure currently being investigated with the step out drilling is parallel to the Windfall deposit and extends for an additional 2600 metres northeast of the deposit. The magnetic feature was identified in the high-resolution airborne magnetic survey conducted earlier in the year by Osisko.
Japan Gold Granted Prospecting Rights for its Eboshi Project
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 1, 2016) - Japan Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:JG) ("Japan Gold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Japanese Ministry of Energy, Trade and Industry ("METI") has granted Japan Gold's wholly owned subsidiary, Southern Arc Minerals Japan KK ("SAMJ"), prospecting rights ("PR") over its nine contiguous applications covering the Eboshi project in northern Honshu. The location of this project, totalling 3,080 hectares, is shown in Figure 1.
Aluminum Association Grows with Three New Member Companies
ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aluminum Association announced today the addition of three new member companies - Cerro Wire LLC, Granges Americas Inc. and Reynolds Consumer Products. The companies join the Association as producer members - firms that make or fabricate aluminum products. Additionally, Matt Aboud, President of Hydro Aluminum North America was recently approved as a member of the Executive Committee, a subset of the Board of Directors which provides strategic guidance directing all Aluminum Association programs and activities.
VIDEO: Emmerson Resources Limited (ASX:ERM) MD Rob Bills Talks High Grade Gold on Big Review TV
FINANCE VIDEO: Emmerson Resources (ASX:ERM) (OTCMKTS:EMMRF) MD Rob Bills Talks High Grade Gold on Big Review TV.
FINANCE VIDEO: Emmerson Resources (ASX:ERM) MD Rob Bills Talks High Grade Gold on Big Review TV
FINANCE VIDEO: Emmerson Resources (ASX:ERM) (OTCMKTS:EMMRF) MD Rob Bills Talks High Grade Gold on Big Review TV.
Global High Purity Quartz (HPQ) Market is Expected to Reach US$ 1,047.9 Mn by 2024 - Persistence Market Research
NEW YORK, November 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Mariana Resources Ltd : Mariana Commences Drilling at its 100% Ergama Copper-Gold Project
IBC Manufacturing Facility Achieves Re-Certification of ISO 9001:2008 / AS9100:2009 Rev. C Standards for Quality Management Systems
FRANKLIN, INDIANA--(Marketwired - Nov. 28, 2016) - IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. (TSX VENTURE:IB)(OTCQB:IAALF) ("IBC" or the "Company") a leading beryllium and copper advanced alloys company, announced today that it has achieved a re-certification of its ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100:2009 Rev. C standards for quality management systems at its Wilmington, MA facility, where it produces precision cast beryllium-aluminum products.
Update on Relisting Process & Gulf Alumina Transaction
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 28, 2016) - Moly Mines Limited (ASX:MOL) ('Moly' or the 'Company') has received notice from the Australian Stock Exchange ('ASX') advising that it has determined that it will exercise its discretion under listing rule 1.19 to refuse Moly's application for re-admission to the ASX official list, should it proceed further with the proposed Gulf Alumina acquisition.
Stria Lithium Expands its Market Reach; Announces its Recovery of Lithium Chloride from Lithium-Bearing Petalite
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 23, 2016) - Stria Lithium Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SRA)(OTCQX:SRCAF) is pleased to announce it has recovered lithium chloride from hard rock lithium aluminum silicates other than spodumene from tests of its proprietary chlorination process.
Logan Resources Completes RC Drilling Program at the Brik Project and Files Permit Application for 2017 Drilling at the Drum Project
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - November 23, 2016) - Logan Resources Ltd., (TSX VENTURE: LGR) ("Logan" or the "Company"), announces that it has completed drilling at the Brik gold project in Nevada, USA. A total of eight holes were drilled for 1,380 meters. Samples have been submitted to ALS Chemex in Reno, Nevada, with results anticipated in January 2017. Consistent with previous drilling completed by Pilot Gold Inc. ("Pilot") in 2011, significant intervals of strong iron oxide, silicified andesite, and quartz veining were encountered in drilling.
PyroGenesis Announces Q3, 2016 Results
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Nov. 22, 2016) - PyroGenesis Canada Inc. ( (TSX VENTURE:PYR)(OTCQB:PYRNF), a clean-tech company (the "Company" or "PyroGenesis") that designs, develops, manufactures and commercializes plasma waste-to-energy systems and plasma torch products, announced today its financial and operational results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2016.
IBC Board Approves Share-Based Compensation for Non-Executive Directors
FRANKLIN, INDIANA--(Marketwired - Nov. 22, 2016) - IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. (TSX VENTURE:IB)(OTCQB:IAALF) ("IBC" or the "Company") a leading beryllium and copper advanced alloys company, announced today IBC's Board of Directors has approved a share-based compensation arrangement for its non-executive directors, subject to conditional acceptance by the TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV"). Under this arrangement, board members will receive up to US$500 per month of their compensation in cash with the balance to be paid in common shares of IBC. The issuance of shares will be based on the closing price for IBC's common shares on the TSXV on the last trading day of the month. Any extension of the arrangement beyond one year would be subject to the Company obtaining disinterested shareholder approval.
Experts Corner
Orbite Set to Revolutionize Aliminum Industry
Orbite V.S.P.A. inc. (Exploration) (TSX.V: ORT.A, NASDAQ.PK:EORBF, Frankfurt: 3XO)Orbite (pronounced “OR-beet”), besides having one of the clunkiest names and most arcane (and subsequently,hard to find) stock symbols (its a throwback from the old Montreal exchange), is the pubco gift that keeps on giving.
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Critical Raw Materials
by Richard (Rick) Mills / Ahead of the herd
A critical or strategic material is a commodity whose lack of availability during a national emergency would seriously affect the economic, industrial, and defensive capability of a country.
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Worldwide Depression - Think Again!
by Ken Reser
World-wide depression? Maybe for those over-leveraged in the auto industry, housing, and other fixed assets with huge debt loads but definitely not for those involved in world-wide industrial projects from what I read & see happening.
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