Melissa West is an experienced writer and researcher. She graduated from Westminster College with a bachelor's degree in communication. As a freelance writer, Melissa specializes in finance and investing. She researches commodities like
platinum, palladium, nickel, tungsten, tantalum, diamond, tin and iron on a daily basis for the Investing News Network. Melissa enjoys sharing information that will help her readers make educated investment decisions.
Monday, November 19th, 2012 5:31pm PST
Bloomberg reported Xstrata Plc (LSE:XTA) says investors are quite confident Glencore International Plc (LSE:GLEN)’s $31 billion bid will get their approval.
Monday, November 19th, 2012 5:26pm PST
Platts reported Citigroup says the global nickel market is basically misunderstood with consumer restocking likely to lift prices in the first quarter of 2013.
Thursday, November 15th, 2012 5:44pm PST
Bloomberg reported data indicates base metals forecaster Justin Smirk has the best track record for predicting nickel prices.
Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 1:57pm PST
Bloomberg reported Talvivaara Mining Co. (LSE:TALV) may fail to raise new debt to repay a bond maturing next year on failing production targets.
Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 1:53pm PST
North American Nickel Inc. (TSXV:NAN,OTCBB:WSCRF,CUSIP:65704T 108) announced assay results for nickel, copper and cobalt at its Maniitsoq project in Greenland.
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 2:31pm PST
AFP reported toxic levels of nickel and uranium have been found in the lake near Talvivarra (LSE:TALV) nickel mine, according to the government of Finland.
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 2:27pm PST
Reuters reported Canada’s Inmet Mining Corp (TSX:IMN) denies that it is in takeover talks following a drop in shares by 5% and a report in The Daily Mail.
Monday, November 12th, 2012 1:08pm PST
Mining Weekly reported Poseidon Nickel Ltd. (ASX:POS) has received permission to resume operations at its Mount Windarra site.
Monday, November 12th, 2012 1:05pm PST
Reuters reported Finnish government officials says the Talvivaara (LSE:TALV) nickel mine is not ready to reopen as it continues to leak waste water.