During a rather informative meeting with the Bloomberg Metals Team in New York last week and also add a little information that I have gleaned from a recent interview with the Mining Minister of Chile and I think it’s time to share with you my current viewpoint on Copper.
What is the true demand for gold? How much is really available in any given year? Does supply and demand really determine the price of gold anymore? The Gold Report called Sprott and John Gravelle, global and Canadian mining leader for PwC, which produced the report for the World Gold Council, to find out.
Clean 1+ carat colorless synthetics are hitting the market for the first time, and with a consistent stream of recycled polished making their way back into the market, the dynamics of diamond supply may forever be changed.
The biggest new source for platinum group metals just might be what Jack Lifton calls "the rubber tire mine." Removing the catalytic converter from a car's emission system produces a rate of return that rivals the production rates of the South African platinum giants.