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Jeff Lewis

Rocky Mountain dry: Canada's waning water supply sows division in farm belt

Sep 02 2021

CROWSNEST PASS, Alberta Where fly fisherman Shane Olson once paddled summer tourists around in a boat, he now guides them by foot – carefully navigating shallow waters one step at a time.

Rocky Mountain dry: Canada's waning water supply sows division in farm belt

Sep 02 2021

CROWSNEST PASS, Alberta, Sept 2 Where fly fisherman Shane Olson once paddled summer tourists around in a boat, he now guides them by foot – carefully navigating shallow waters one step at a time.

Canada's First Quantum shelves stake sale for Zambia copper mines

Jul 28 2021

TORONTO (Reuters) -Canadian copper miner First Quantum Minerals has shelved plans to sell a stake in its Zambian copper mines, Chief Operating Officer Tristan Pascall said on Wednesday. China’s Jiangxi Copper Co Ltd had been speculated as a potential suitor for minority interests in First Quantum’s Kansanshi and Sentinel mines. Benchmark copper has pulled back after reaching a peak of $10,747.50 a tonne in May, hit by concerns about a resurgence of the pandemic, the potential for central banks to taper stimulus and China's sale of strategic reserves due to concerns about rising raw material prices.

African nations criticise push to fast-track deep-sea mining talks

Jul 27 2021

(Reuters) -African countries, many of which are heavily reliant on mining, have criticised a move by the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru to fast-track international negotiations over deep-sea mining, an industry that could hurt their economies.

African nations criticise push to fast-track deep-sea mining talks

Jul 27 2021

July 27 African countries, many of which are heavily reliant on mining, have criticised a move by the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru to fast-track international negotiations over deep-sea mining, an industry that could hurt their economies.

Deep-sea mining rules to be fast-tracked in push from Nauru -source

Jun 29 2021

(Reuters) -The government of Nauru plans to ask the International Seabed Authority (ISA) next week to fast-track the adoption of seabed mining regulations, a source with direct knowledge told Reuters on Friday, in a sign of growing pressure to launch the controversial new industry.

BHP looks to double base metals exploration budget, executive says

Jun 23 2021

TORONTO BHP Group plans to almost double exploration spending for base metals within five years, its Chief Technical Officer Laura Tyler said on Wednesday, after shifting its exploration headquarters to Canada.

Trafigura, Mubadala to launch sale of Spanish copper miner MATSA

Jun 22 2021

TORONTO, June 22 The owners of Spain's Minas de Aguas Teñidas (MATSA) plan to launch a sale of the copper miner on Friday in a deal led by investment banks Bank of Montreal (BMO) and UBS that could fetch up to $2 billion, four banking sources said.

Exclusive: U.S. nickel-cobalt miner Missouri Cobalt hires bank to go public through SPAC

Jun 18 2021

TORONTO U.S.-based nickel-cobalt miner Missouri Cobalt, LLC has hired Goldman Sachs to assess options, including a public listing through a blank-check company in a deal that could value the miner at up to $5 billion, two sources said on Friday.

RPT-Commodities hedge funds back in vogue after years of outflows

Jun 07 2021

TORONTO, June 4 Hedge funds focused on commodities have generated strong returns in 2021 and investors long wary of such funds are now putting money into them, betting the recovery from the pandemic will charge demand for oil, gas and raw materials from metals to grains to sugar and coffee.

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