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 the Investing News Network in the spring of 2012 and now specializes in writing about diamonds, precious metals, base metals and graphite. She received her Certificate in Editing in 2013.
Bacanora Minerals Ltd. (TSXV:BCN,LSE:BCN) announced an update to the mineral resource estimate for its lithium properties. Those are the La Ventana concessions, the El Sauz and Fleur concessions and the Megalit concession.
Chris Berry, president of House Mountain Partners and co-editor of the Disruptive Discoveries Journal, published a note that looks at the recent hype surrounding lithium-ion batteries. In it, he points out that manufacturers don’t have it quite as easy as some enthusiasts believe.
The Motley Fool reported that Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) is exiting the coal space in an “unprecedented pull-out.” The firm announced the news during its annual shareholder meeting with the release of its first coal policy.
Australian Mining reported that Jean-Sébastien Jacques, Rio Tinto plc’s (ASX:RIO,LSE:RIO,NYSE:RIO) new coal boss, believes that it will take a long time for the market to see a recovery in the thermal coal price.
Whitehaven Coal Ltd. (ASX:WHC) released its March 2015 quarterly production report, noting that its Maules Creek operation produced 1.1 million tonnes of coal during the period, achieving a production rate of 6 million tonnes per year in March.
Mining Weekly reported that Moody’s Investors Service sees metallurgical coal and iron ore prices remaining under pressure “at least” through to 2016. The firm has thus lowered its price expectations for both commodities.