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The Lumber Bubble Is Bursting

Jun 29, 2021 at 11:01

Lumber prices have skyrocketed in the past 12 months, causing the average price of both new and existing single-family homes to increas

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Traders See More Volatility Ahead For Commodities

Sep 13, 2020 at 10:00

The wild ride in both gold and oil could represent buying opportunities as short term volatility in these two key commodities is expected to spike

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Lunar Mining May Commence As Early As 2025

Jul 03, 2020 at 12:00

Plans to start mining the Moon as early as 2025 became more attractive this week after a NASA team found evidence that the Earth’s natural satellite may be richer in metals than previously…

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Australia Considers $100 Million Investment To Kickstart Mining Industry

May 26, 2020 at 15:00

The Minerals Council of Australia is calling on the federal government to adopt a series of measures that, in the group’s view, would guarantee the recovery of the mining sector…

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Mining Exploration To Drop By Nearly 30% Despite Gold Boom

May 22, 2020 at 11:00

The rally in the gold price will not be enough to prevent 2020 turning into the worst year in 15 for global exploration spending.

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Major Diamond Mine Slashes Production

May 21, 2020 at 13:00

Angola’s Sociedade Mineira de Catoca, which operate the namesake diamond mine in the sub-Saharan Africa’s country, has reduced mining and processing operations as demand remains weak due to the global covid-19…

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The Countries With The Largest Diamond Reserves

May 13, 2020 at 10:00

Diamonds reserves in Russia, Congo and Botswana combined account for at least 80.6% of the world’s total, estimated at about 1.1 billion million carats

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Commodities Barely Weather The COVID Storm

May 04, 2020 at 10:00

While platinum, palladium and rhodium had been enjoying some very good times prior to the pandemic, they are losing some of their lustre

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Illegal Mining Could Be Spreading Coronavirus To Indigenous Communities

Apr 13, 2020 at 10:00

Five NGOs that work for Indigenous rights in Venezuela issued a statement asking authorities to take immediate action against illegal miners operating in the Venezuelan and Brazilian Amazon

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Is A Global Currency Necessary?

Apr 01, 2020 at 10:00

Investors at all levels, spurred by COVID-19 crisis, hoard US dollars; orderly currency stabilization, similar to the 1985 Plaza Accord, is required

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