ThursdayFeb 11, 2021 2:45 pm

UK Crime Drama to Be Filmed in Former Mining Villages

A new crime drama that’s inspired by Nottingham’s former mining communities will soon be aired on UK screens. Sherwood, a six-part series written by James Graham, is based off of a 2004 manhunt for two killers in North Nottinghamshire. The series’ producers noted that the action portrayed in the drama will be fictional. Sherwood’s writer, who also wrote “Brexit: The Uncivil War,” grew up in Sutton-in-Ashfield. Graham stated that he hoped to represent his community’s voices through the series, explaining that these ex-mining communities in North Nottinghamshire did not receive a lot of attention. He then stated that he felt…

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ThursdayFeb 11, 2021 10:54 am

Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSE American: UEC) Is ‘One to Watch’

Uranium Energy Corp. has amassed multiple mining sites from energy firms that have already laid the groundwork for research, allowing the company to target specific uranium-rich areas The Uranium Energy management team has multiple years of experience in the field of nuclear energy, including with leading competitors The strategic uranium reserve budget is $1.5 billion over 10 years for domestic uranium and conversion, $75 million of which is allocated for fiscal 2021 Nuclear energy now has bipartisan support, with the Democratic Party including it in their energy platform for the first time in 48 years The company’s in-situ recovery (“ISR”)…

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WednesdayFeb 10, 2021 3:00 pm

Antarctic Ice Reveals Traces of Mineral from Mars

Researchers stumbled upon jarosite in Antarctica while analyzing deep ice cores in an attempt to understand ice age cycles. The mineral is found on the surface of Mars. In a study reported in the “Nature Communications” journal, the researchers stated that this finding was of great value as it could possibly help confirm theories that suggest that Mars has had water before, a few billion years ago. Currently though, almost all water on the planet is in the form of ice while a tiny portion of it exists as vapor in the atmosphere. The researchers explain that this is because…

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TuesdayFeb 09, 2021 3:20 pm

GoldHaven Resources Corp. (CSE: GOH) (OTCQB: GHVNF) (FSE: 4QS) Fortifies Leadership Team, Commences Drilling and Further Exploration Campaigns

Chris Ford joins GOH’s advisory board as company beefs up leadership team to prep for 2021 exploration campaign Company is starting phase I drill program at high-priority Rio Loa gold/silver project; continues trenching programs at Coya, Alicia and Roma projects GOH is committed to mobilize a world-class exploration talent, one of key success factors in junior mining GoldHaven Resources (CSE: GOH) (OTCQB: ATUMF) (FSE: 4QS), a Canadian junior exploration company active in the Maricunga Gold Belt of Northern Chile, has announced the appointment of Chris Ford to the company's advisory board; Ford will be a significant contributor to the company’s…

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TuesdayFeb 09, 2021 3:15 pm

Canadian Silver Mining Futures Jump Courtesy of Social Media Discussions

Shares in various Canadian silver mining firms recorded double-digit surges as the price of the metal increased to eight-year highs. Some credit the increment to promotional discussions on social media sites such as Reddit. CEOs of mining firms stated that they didn’t expect the high to last long, noting that they were OK with that, as prices for the shiny white metal had been rising for over a year because of limited new supply and an increase in demand. Endeavour Silver Corp. CEO Brad Cooke said that it was nice to witness this short rally, explaining that squeezing shorts was…

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MondayFeb 08, 2021 2:30 pm

New Laser Scanners Could Hasten Decision-Making Processes on Mining Sites

RIEGL has developed three new mining apps that can be used in everyday mining and also in especially critical situations. These applications allow users to make decisions based on real-time reliable data made available through the apps. The company’s terrestrial laser scanner, which has increased user optionality, can be integrated into any infrastructural network by using LTE, Wi-Fi and LAN interfaces. This allows users to fully operate the scanners remotely. These customized applications, which acquire and process data automatically, also allow users to receive real-time results automatically without having to interact with equipment manually. RIEGL’s mining business division manager Thomas…

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MondayFeb 08, 2021 1:52 pm

Excellon Resources Inc. (TSX: EXN) (NYSE American: EXN) (FSE: E4X2) Is ‘One to Watch’

Excellon’s portfolio currently includes active production at the Platosa Mine, with four additional assets in the development or exploration stages Excellon saw significant increases in production of lead, zinc and silver at the Platosa Mine from Q4 2019 to Q4 2020 The Company is advancing a precious metals growth pipeline that includes: Platosa, Mexico’s highest-grade silver mine since production commenced in 2005; Kilgore, a high-quality gold development project in Idaho with strong economics and significant growth and discovery potential; and an option on Silver City, a high-grade epithermal silver district in Saxony, Germany with 750 years of mining history and…

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FridayFeb 05, 2021 1:30 pm

Nevada Plans to Mine More Lithium as EV Sector Increases Demand

During his state of the state address, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak included a section that addressed the new energy economy. He pledged to work on energy laws, explaining that the state had the opportunity to grow. The governor also spoke on lithium mining in the state. Lithium is a low-density metal used in rechargeable mobile phone batteries, laptops and electric vehicles (“EVs”) as well as in nonrechargeable batteries for pacemakers and clocks. In years past, speculators and companies have filed claims to mine lithium in the state, with many dubbing it “a rush.” Developing a lithium mine can be a…

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FridayFeb 05, 2021 12:24 pm

Energy Fuels Inc. (NYSE American: UUUU) (TSX: EFR) Eager to Be Part of Biden’s Plan of ‘Bringing Home Critical Supply Chains’

U.S. miners — and mining industry — will help drive country’s post-pandemic recovery Biden sees the “importance of bringing home critical supply chains so that we aren’t dependent on other countries in future crises” UUUU committed to play key role in that plan on critical minerals The new Joe Biden White House agenda “rests on a foundation provided by the nation’s nearly 600,000 miners — miners and a mining industry ready to do their parts to help drive America’s post-pandemic recovery,” according to recent NWITimes article (https://ibn.fm/cSMsr). That agenda is welcomed by U.S. mining companies, including Energy Fuels (NYSE American:…

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ThursdayFeb 04, 2021 12:30 pm

Legendary Mining Financier Forecasts Mining Industry Gains Resulting From Global Electrification

While delivering a keynote speech at the AME Remote Roundup, Robert Friedland, the co-chair and founder of Ivanhoe Mines, stated that the mineral mining and exploration sector would benefit greatly from worldwide electrification. He explained that at the moment, the natural resource industry was in an up-cycle, and it wouldn’t be until 2023 onward that the world would be fully centered on a $50 trillion to $100 trillion venture to electrify the global economy. Friedland stated that global electrification would have to start from the ground up, changing how electrical energy is not only stored but also how it’s distributed…

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