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 Investing News Network in the spring of 2012 and now specializes in writing about diamonds, precious metals, base metals and graphite. She holds a Certificate in Editing from Simon Fraser University, which she completed in 2013.
Westhaven Ventures Inc. (TSXV:WHN) provided preliminary assay results from the 2013 drill program at its BEN property, located about 50 kilometers north of Williams Lake in British Columbia. It consisted of 425 meters of diamond drilling over three holes.
Reuters reported that Vale SA’s (NYSE:VALE) Canadian unit is now working on its Sudbury Basin-based Copper Cliff Deep nickel project once again and hopes to have a feasibility study ready by the end of 2014.
North American Nickel Inc. (TSXV:NAN,OTCBB:WSCRF) announced that it is in the midst of planning 2014 exploration and drill programs at its Southwest Greenland-based nickel-copper-cobalt-platinum-group metals project.
Wellgreen Platinum Ltd. (TSXV:WG,OTCQX:WGPLF) announced more results from a recent field program completed at its Yukon-based Wellgreen platinum-group metals-nickel-copper project, commenting that they are from the Central Zone.
Reuters reported that Patrick Buffet, chairman and chief executive of France’s Eramet SA (EPA:ERA), believes Indonesia’s export ban is a positive development and will “eventually support nickel prices.”
Reuters reported that Indonesia’s ban on unprocessed ore exports is set to send the value of its mining exports as low as $7 billion this year, from $11 to $12 billion in 2013. Prior to the ban, the country was the world’s top exporter of nickel.
Reuters reported that France’s Eramet SA (EPA:ERA) reported an operating loss of $61.71 million for 2013, down significantly from the $153-million profit it posted in 2012. The decline came on the back of low nickel prices.