Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, Vivien first became involved with the stock market in 2006, when she started working for RBC Dominion Securities, the Royal Bank of Canada’s full-service brokerage firm. It was at RBC DS that Vivien gained an understanding of commodity investing and became intrigued with how the markets move in direct correlation with the economy.
In 2007, Vivien graduated from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature. She later enrolled in the Writing and Communications program at Simon Fraser University. Vivien volunteered with the Investing News Network in the spring of 2010, and interned for Momentum Magazine in Vancouver. In the fall of 2010, Vivien began working for the Investing News Network in an official capacity as an assistant editor, where she is constantly learning more about the commodity markets. In the summer of 2011, Vivien was awarded a Certificate in Editing from Simon Fraser University.
Gippsland is working on developing its Abu Dabbab tantalum project in Egypt. While Abu Dabbab could potentially supply 25 percent of global tantalum supply, it is rarely mentioned in the tantalum space.
Pacific Wildcat Resources (TSXV:PAW) entered into a formal agreement with Muscadine Limited for the sale of its wholly owned Mozambique subsidiary, Tantalum Mineração e Prospecção Limitada. The transaction is scheduled to close on November 15, 2012.
Rising tantalum prices, increased demand and speculations of supply shortages are breathing life back into the industry, prompting an increasing number of parties to position themselves for the benefits.
Avrupa Minerals Ltd. (CVE:AVU), formerly Evergreen Capital Ltd., is a junior exploration company based in Vancouver, Canada. The Company focuses on a variety of resources, particularly copper-zinc and tungsten deposits in Portugal, and silver-lead-zinc-gold deposits in Kosovo. The Company currently holds four licenses and one application in Portugal through its 90%-owned subsidiary MAEPA Lda. and two licenses in Kosovo through it’s 92.55-owned subsidiary Innomatik Exploration Kosovo (IEK).