Electric Cars and niche metals lure cash to Africa’s Mines

Rising commodity prices may have revived enthusiasm for African resources, but it’s unlikely to be the old mainstays of coal and iron ore pulling crowds next week as the mining industry meets in Cape Town. Cobalt, lithium, niobium among metals drawing interest Biggest African mining conference starts Monday, February 5, in Cape Town, South Africa … More Electric Cars and niche metals lure cash to Africa’s Mines

U.S. gained 200000 Jobs in January as Wages Picked Up

A tightening labour market delivered the biggest annual increase in wages since the end of the recession, a new signal that American workers are beginning to enjoy the pay raises long missing in a steady but tepid expansion   The Labour Department reported Friday that average hourly earnings for private-sector workers rose 2.9 % in … More U.S. gained 200000 Jobs in January as Wages Picked Up