Quaterra Resources Has the Property, the People and the Partner for Large-Scale Nevada Copper Mining


Few copper juniors hold the promise that Quaterra Resources does. Its 51 square miles in Nevada contains a past-producing mine. Its management is savvy and well seasoned. And it is backed by the strength of global player Freeport-McMoRan Nevada LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Freeport Minerals Corporation, which in turn is a wholly owned subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. In ...

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Uranium Has a New Hot Spot: Haywood’s Mick Carew

Several developments in the uranium space, including the restart of a reactor in Japan that has been offline since the Fukushima disaster, have primed the commodity for a price surge. In this interview with The Energy Report, Mick Carew, research analyst with Haywood Securities, explains how, in addition to the Japanese restart, expansion in the Athabasca Basin is bolstering prospects ...

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Former President Jimmy Carter to be treated for brain cancer


© Reuters. Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter attends the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said on Thursday he will start radiation treatment for cancer on his brain later in the day. Carter, 90, said he will cut back dramatically on his schedule to receive treatment every three weeks ...

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Democrat McCaskill to support Iran nuclear deal: spokesman


© Reuters. Senator McCaskill (D-MO) of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee questions a witness in Washington WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill said on Thursday she will support the nuclear deal with Iran even though it “isn’t perfect and no one trusts Iran.” “It has become clear to me that the world is united behind this ...

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Republican candidate Trump says low U.S. wages ‘not a bad thing’


© Reuters. U.S. Republican presidential candidate Trump answers a question from the audience during a campaign town hall meeting in Derry WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. businessman Donald Trump, the leading Republican presidential candidate, on Thursday said he would not back a higher minimum wage for American workers as such a move would hurt the nation’s economic competitiveness. In a televised ...

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California leaders call for fixes to roads, bridges as politicians squabble


© Reuters. California Governor Jerry Brown shades his face from the sun during a news conference for the Rocky Fire near Clearake, California By Curtis Skinner OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – California Governor Jerry Brown told state legislators on Wednesday that they needed to get past political infighting and develop a plan for long overdue and much needed repairs to the ...

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Illinois Senate approves bill to tap federal dollars, overrides veto


Illinois Senate approves bill to tap federal dollars, overrides veto (Reuters) – The Illinois Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill tapping more than $5 billion in federal money to keep some state programs operating in the absence of an enacted fiscal 2016 budget. The Democrat-controlled chamber also overrode a veto by Republican Governor Bruce Rauner of a ...

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