Before joining the Investing News Network as senior editor, Andrew was an editor at MINING.com, a mining and mineral exploration blog covering the global mining industry and commodities markets. With a background in newspaper and trade magazine reporting, Andrew has written for the Black Press newspaper chain in British Columbia, Business in Vancouver and Baum Publications, where he edited magazines on construction and environmental technology. Andrew also has experience in transportation logistics, having worked at the Port of Vancouver and for Korean shipping giant Hanjin. He studied journalism and political science, and earned a Master's degree from the London School of Economics. In his spare time Andrew enjoys cooking, playing squash and travel.
PR Newswire reported that U.S. Rare Earths, Inc., (OTCBB:UREE), with mining claims in Idaho, Montana, and Colorado, announced today an extension of its 2013 drilling and exploration program on its Last Chance Mine property.
Search Minerals (TSXV:SMY) and subsidiary Alterra Resources said today they have discovered 10 new prospects in the Port Hope Simpson rare earth district in Labrador. Search said the mineralization is similar to its Foxtrot project for which an updated preliminary economic assessment was filed in May.