A Vancouver native, Charlotte recently graduated from Simon Fraser University, where she majored in English and Humanities. During her time there, SFU’s Writing and Communications program caught her attention, and she began working towards a Certificate in Editing. After completing an editorial internship at Vancouver’s Western Living magazine in the fall of 2010, she knew that she wanted to pursue editing further.
Charlotte started working for Investing News Network in the spring of 2012 and now specializes in writing about diamonds, precious metals, base metals and graphite. She holds a Certificate in Editing from Simon Fraser University, which she completed in 2013.
Eurasian Minerals Inc. (TSXV:EMX,NYSEMKT:EMXX) announced that via Bronco Creek Exploration Inc., its subsidiary, it has entered into three exploration and earn-in agreements with Savant Explorations Ltd. (TSXV:SVT) for the Jasper Canyon, Buckhorn Creek and Frazier Creek porphyry copper projects. Jasper and Buckhorn are located in Arizona, while Frazier is in Nevada.
Reuters reported that Zambia, Africa’s top copper producer, has introduced a 10-percent export duty on semi-processed base metals, including copper. The move follows the country’s suspension earlier this month of a 10-percent export duty on unprocessed metals exports.
Garibaldi Resources Corp. (TSXV:GGI) provided an exploration and corporate update, commenting that in Mexico, it has drilled six new holes at the gold-copper Locust target, while its pilot program at Tonichi is generating royalty income.
Bloomberg reported that Randy Smallwood, CEO of Silver Wheaton Corp. (TSX:SLW,NYSE:SLW), said today that the company is interested in securing a streaming contract for future output from Glencore Xstrata plc’s (LSE:GLEN) Peru-based Las Bambas copper mine.
McEwen Mining Inc. (TSX:MUX,NYSE:MUX) announced the results of an updated preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its Argentina-based Los Azules copper project, commenting that the results show that the project has the potential to become one of the world’s biggest and lowest-cost copper mines.
The Canadian Press reported that on Wednesday, Republicans in the US House pushed through a bill aimed at speeding up the governmental review process for gold, silver, copper and uranium mining on federal land. If passed in the Senate, the bill will make it harder for opponents to legally oppose new ventures and will put in place “a 30-month timeline for environmental reviews.”
Columbus Copper Corp. (TSXV:CCU) provided the results of the 2013 drilling program at its Karapinar copper-moly project, located in Turkey, noting that drill hole KDH028 inlcudes 31.2 meters of 0.45-percent copper and 0.08 grams per tonne (g/t) gold from 269 meters, 9 meters of 0.48-percent copper and 0.06 g/t gold from 312.5 meters and 68 meters of 0.36-percent copper and 0.08 g/t gold from 379 meters.