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.
Mineweb reported that Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC has lowered its rating for drilling company Boart Longyear Ltd. (ASX:BLY) in part due to its view that gold, copper and iron prices will not improve this year or in 2015.
Mining Weekly reported yesterday that Sibanye Gold Ltd. (NYSE:SBGL) has not experienced any production losses since South Africa’s Eskom requested that the company reduce its power consumption by 10 percent.
Pretium Resources Inc. (TSX:PVG,NYSE:PVG) reported on its achievements during the fourth quarter of 2013, commenting that in December it announced an updated high-grade mineral resource estimate for the Valley of the Kings; it incorporates all drilling completed there to date.
Bloomberg reported yesterday that Epangelo Mining Co., Namibia’s state-owned mining company, is speaking with privately owned QKR Corp. about purchasing a stake in the Navachab gold mine. QKR agreed to buy Navachab from AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) just this month.
Bloomberg reported that according to Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX,NYSE:ABX), Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G,NYSE:GG) and Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE:NEM), global gold output is set to decline, largely because miners have cut spending and revised their mining plans.