Melissa Pistilli has been reporting on market-shaking news in the resource and mining investment sector for over five years and has been with the Investing News Network since 2008. She has written on a wide variety of topics, from managing political risk in the mining industry to manipulation in the silver market. Formerly the managing editor of the Investing News Network, Melissa now serves as a senior reporter writing for Lithium Investing News and Uranium Investing News. She is most interested in the impact of global economics, politics and sociocultural influences on the commodities markets, and this shows in her reporting. Melissa holds a bachelor’s degree in English education as well as a master’s degree in teaching of writing, both from Humboldt State University, California. She currently resides at the heart of Canada’s mining industry — Vancouver, British Columbia.
Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. (CVE:CEM) announces a signed agreement to acquire a 100% interest in the 909 acre Hornet Creek property located in the Hornet Creek mining district of west central Idaho, USA.
Geologix Explorations Inc. (TSE:GIX) announced it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters co-led by Wellington West Capital Markets Inc. and Raymond James Ltd. under which the Underwriters have agreed to buy from GIX, on a bought deal basis, 30,304,000 common shares at an issue price of $0.66 per common share for gross proceeds of $20,000,640.
Daniel Dicker, Senior Contributor to The Street, opines that copper prices are set to rise significantly with the creation of copper ETFs. Copper stocks will no doubt benefit from this forecasted price increase.
Copper, commonly called an economic “bellwether” due to its many uses in industry and commerce, has not escaped the eye of the informed investor. Often overlooked in favor of gold, silver and other precious metals, copper prices have soared since hitting the recessionary bottom in late 2008.
Tarsis Resources Ltd. (CVE: TCC) is pleased to announce that it has received and compiled assays from soil geochemical sampling completed on its White River property. As a result of the soil sampling program Tarsis has increased the size of the property from 48 claims to 168 claims (3,500 hectares) by staking an additional 120 [...]