Pia serves as a bridge between sales, clients, and the development team, ensuring that products are delivered on time and on spec. Since moving to Vancouver in 2005, she has been in project and client account management roles, including running web and print campaigns from inception to completion. She was the first production manager at Dig Media in 2008; she left briefly, but rejoined the company in 2011. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of the Philippines.
Search Minerals Inc. (TSXV:SMY) announced a revised Preliminary Economic Assessment prepared by Roscoe Postle Associates Inc. for the Foxtrot Rare Earth Element Project in Labrador, Canada. Highlights include a reduction in capital costs to $ 221M from $ 469M, with a 3.8 year payback; net revenue has increased $ 110/tonne milled and Opex costs increased $ 38/tonne.
Quest Rare Minerals Ltd. (TSX:QRM,NYSEMKT:QRM) announced the filing of its Annual Report on Form 40-F for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2012 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
Orbite Aluminae (TSX:ORT) VP Corporate Development Marc Johnson spoke with the Investing News Network during PDAC 2013 in Toronto on local production of low-cost smelter-grade alumina in Gaspe, Quebec.
Quantum Rare Earth Developments Corp. (TSXV:QRE) announced the completion of its name change as well as trading symbols to NioCorp Developments Ltd. (TSXV:NB,OTCQX:QREDF,FWB:BR3) effective March 4, 2013. Current trading symbols on the OTCQX and the FSE are also subject to change.
Quantum Rare Earth Developments Corp. (TSXV:QRE,OTCQX:QREDF,FWB:BR3) welcomes Mark A. Smith to its Advisory Board. Mr. Smith recently served as CEO and Director of Molycorp, Inc., where he was involved in taking that from a private company to a publicly traded producing mine. The Company also announced that to better reflect development plans at the Elk Creek Niobium project in Nebraska, the name of the Company will be changed to NioCorp Developments Ltd. shortly, following which the company will begin trading under a new symbol.
Orbite Aluminae Inc. (TSX:ORT,OTCQX:EORBF) has been recently issued patents in China and Russia for its alumina production processes from aluminous ores such as clay, bauxite and other sources. These patents protect the same processes as those used in Orbite’s high-purity alumina plant in Cap-Chat, Quebec, and processes that will be used in its first smelter-grade alumina plant currently at the Feasibility Study stage.
Medallion Resources Ltd. (TSXV:MDL,OTCQX:MLLOF) announced updates on recent developments. The Company continues to negotiate financing and investment terms with interested sovereign-related parties who want to locate the facility at a suitable industrial site within their jurisdictions. Constructive dialogue is also ongoing with heavy-mineral-sands producers that have sufficient monazite resources to supply Medallion’s targeted initial rare-earth-oxide production of 10,000 tonnes per annum. These discussions have advanced beyond the supply of monazite to include potential partnerships, or some other form of participation, in the processing of the monazite.