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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Aug 01 2018

Barrick Gold makes China investor push as markets slump

TORONTO Barrick Gold Corp will make a bigger push to attract institutional investors in China under a new deeper-ties pact with Shandong Gold, aimed at bolstering its shareholder base, executives told Reuters.

Jul 31 2018

Sherritt sees soft cobalt prices as temporary trend

TORONTO Sherritt International Corp said on Tuesday that recent weakness in the price of cobalt, a key material in rechargeable batteries, is expected to be temporary as demand continues to grow from the electric vehicle market.

Jul 30 2018

First Quantum extends copper hedging, even as trade war clips prices

TORONTO Canadian base metal miner First Quantum Minerals Ltd said on Monday it had extended its hedging program for copper sales, as trade war worries push prices lower despite "excess demand" for its production.

Jul 27 2018

Ecobalt investors call for sale, new management on delays

TORONTO/MELBOURNE July 27 Two large shareholders in Canada's Ecobalt Solutions Inc are calling for a change in senior management or the launch of a sales process, saying ongoing mine development delays are wasting a windfall from high battery sector demand.

Jul 26 2018

Teck Resources says poised for growth, names new chair

TORONTO Teck Resources Ltd boosted its production forecasts for copper, zinc and oil on Thursday as the diversified miner reported market-beating profits on the back of higher prices for a range of commodities.

Jul 26 2018

Canada's Lundin Mining launches hostile C$1.4 billion bid for Nevsun

TORONTO Lundin Mining Corp launched a hostile C$1.4 billion ($1.1 billion) takeover bid for fellow Canadian miner Nevsun Resources Ltd on Thursday, saying it had failed to convince Nevsun's board to strike a friendly deal over the past nine months.

Jul 25 2018

Freeport profit jumps, miner flags market jitters over trade rows

TORONTO Freeport-McMoRan Inc , the world's largest publicly listed copper miner, reported bigger-than-expected earnings on Wednesday, as production and prices soared above last year, but flagged market jitters from global trade disputes.

Jul 12 2018

Freeport to cede control of Indonesian copper mine in $3.9 billion deal

By Wilda Asmarini, Bernadette Christina Munthe and Susan Taylor

Jul 11 2018

Barrick clips 2018 copper production outlook, sees higher costs

TORONTO Canada's Barrick Gold Corp lowered its full-year copper production forecast on Wednesday while increasing its cost estimates, saying the change reflected operational challenges and planned work at its Lumwana mine in Zambia.

Jun 21 2018

Lithium Americas sees rapid development of major U.S. lithium project

TORONTO, June 21 Lithium Americas Corp plans rapid development of its Thacker Pass lithium project in Nevada, the company said on Thursday, as it released a feasibility study on what it calls the largest U.S. deposit of the crucial battery ingredient.


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