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.
Striking at the operations of South Africa’s three major platinum miners is negatively impacting everything from the miners’ profits to local businesses. Prices, however, have thus far been largely exempt.
Kitco News reported that according to a report from Innovative Research and Products, the market for recycled platinum-group metals (PGMs) is expected to expand 8.2 percent by 2018, reaching a value of $9 billion.
Mining Weekly reported yesterday that South Africa’s Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) is prepared to keep striking for another six months at the operations of major miners Anglo American Platinum Ltd. (OTCMKTS:AGPPY), Lonmin plc (LSE:LMI) and Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd. (OTCMKTS:IMPUY).
Yukon Gold Corporation Inc. (OTCMKTS:YGDC) announced that under an agreement with GlobalMin LLC and GlobalMin Guyana Inc., it will acquire the two companies’ 77-percent interest in a platinum project controlled by GlobalMin Guyana.