Tag: mining diamonds

Why we’re still trying to figure out why phosphate is still cheap

The price of phosphate, a by-product of the phosphate-based fertilizer industry, has been on a steady rise over the past decade.But this year has seen a dramatic drop in its price, as demand has fallen and production has stagnated.In 2015, phosphate accounted for about 13% of global phosphate consumption.In 2018, it fell to about 8%…



How to read the headlines and make an informed investment decision

On Monday morning, shares of the world’s largest mining company, Iq Mining, tumbled by more than 50% in a matter of hours.The stock was down almost 50% from its peak of $15.83 on Monday.The company, which is owned by Indian-based mining giant Iqcorp Ltd, has been plagued by reports of poor management and a falling…



The mining gold story in Peru

Posted February 01, 2018 14:00:00 The mining story in Bolivia is a story of extraordinary promise and great promise.A country whose vast copper deposits are being exploited in tandem with the nation’s massive gold deposits in Peru is becoming an emerging economic powerhouse and a new mining destination.While Bolivia is the biggest copper producer in…



The worst movie EVER was a movie

A few weeks ago, a group of Redditors decided to collectively troll the world of movie trailers and reviews with a bunch of memes.A few months later, they’ve created a whole subreddit devoted to those trailers and trailers.The meme is known as “Movie Trailer Death,” and it’s an attempt to show just how awful the…



How to invest in the next big mining industry

A new investment class of companies are being born, but it’s a lot like the one Wallbridge first tried to build in the mid-1990s.The company has gone public in a new offering called SolarWorld, which is the largest solar panel manufacturer in the world.It’s the latest in a series of big bets Wallbridge has made…