2017

STUNNING RESULTS: Four Top Primary Silver Miners Production Plummets

In an interesting change of events, production at four of the top primary silver miners plummeted during the second quarter of 2017.  This goes well beyond normal fluctuations in mining companies production figures during different quarterly reporting periods.  The company with the least percentage decline in silver production still suffered…

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U.S. SMASHES RECORD: Highest Production Of Lowest Quality Fuel In The World

Yes, it’s true… the United States smashed another fuel production record this year.  According to the U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA), the country produced over one million barrels per day of this liquid fuel in the first six months of 2017.  Unfortunately, this isn’t something to brag about.  It would…

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WORLD’S 2ND LARGEST SILVER MINE SHUT DOWN: Implications For Company & Market

The world’s second largest primary silver mine, Tahoe Resources Escobal Mine, was forced to shut down operations in Guatemala by a ruling from the country’s Supreme Court.  This was due to a provisional decision by the Guatemalan Supreme court in respect of a request by CALAS, an anti-mining group, for…

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