Melissa Pistilli has been reporting on market-shaking news in the resource and mining investment sector for over five years and has been with the Investing News Network since 2008. She has written on a wide variety of topics, from managing political risk in the mining industry to manipulation in the silver market. Formerly the managing editor of the Investing News Network, Melissa now serves as a senior reporter writing for Lithium Investing News and Uranium Investing News. She is most interested in the impact of global economics, politics and sociocultural influences on the commodities markets, and this shows in her reporting. Melissa holds a bachelor’s degree in English education as well as a master’s degree in teaching of writing, both from Humboldt State University, California. She currently resides at the heart of Canada’s mining industry — Vancouver, British Columbia.
Dig Media’s Resource Investing News Network is pleased to announce the introduction of an exciting new tool for our Resource Investing News readers: The Rare Earth Stock Index on Rare Earth Investing News.
It is important to note the distinction between rare earth elements and similar terms used in the resource sector. Two classifications that are often confused with rare earth elements are Rare Earth and Rare Metals.
Quantum Rare Earth Developments Corp. [TSX VENTURE: QRE][PINK SHEETS: QREDF][FRANKFURT: BR3] announces it has acquired the Elk Creek Carbonatite, one of the largest known carbonatites in North America, through the acquisition of Elk Creek Resources Corp., a private Nebraskan corporation which, through a series of agreements, owns an option to acquire the mineral rights to the project.