That's no way to win world dominance in an age of advanced technology that would
be crippled without these super metals.
the world continues to evolve, a handful of companies are looking to ride the
wave of growing demand...
Resources (NYSE:TECK, TSX:TECK)
Teck could be one of the best-diversified miners out there, with a broad
portfolio of Copper, Zinc, Energy, Gold, Silver and Molybdenum assets. Its free
cash flow and a lower volatility outlook for base metals in combination with a
potential trade war breakthrough could send the stock higher in H2 of this
Teck's share price stabilized last year, and many investment banks now see the
stock as undervalued. Low prices for Canadian crude and disappointing base
metals prices weighed on Q4 earnings.
Despite its struggles, however, Teck Resources recently received a favorable
investment rating from Fitch and Moody's and will likely benefit from its
upgraded score. "Having investment grade ratings is very important to us
and confirms the strong financial position of the company," said Don
Lindsay, President and CEO. "We are very pleased to receive this second
credit rating upgrade."
Hill Resources (NYSE:TRQ ,TSX:TRQ)
Turqouise is a mid-cap Canadian mineral exploration and development company
headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia. Its focus is on the Pacific Rim
where it is in the process of developing several large mines.
The company mines a diversified set of metals/minerals including Coal, Gold,
Copper, Molybdenum, Silver, Rhenium, Uranium, Lead and Zinc. One of the fortes
of Turquoise hill is its good relationship with mining giant Rio Tinto.
Turquoise has seen its share price languish last year, and the successful
development of its world-class Oyu Tolgoi project in Mongolia is of utmost
important to the future of this miner.
Resources (NYSE:PVG, TSX:PVG)
This impressive Canadian company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and
development of precious metal resource properties in the Americas. Pretium has
an impressive portfolio and if you can catch the stock while the price is
right, there could be huge opportunity for upside. Additionally, construction
and engineering activities at its top location continue to advance, and
commercial production is targeted for this year.
With Pretium's variety of assets, this mining giant is a key figure in Canada's
resource realm. Investors know a good thing when they see it and have
definitely taken note of this company's ambitious and forward-looking drive.
International (NYSE:MGA, TSX:MG)
Based in Aurora, Ontario, Magna is a global automotive supplier is gutsy and
innovative--and definitely tuned to the obvious future--clean transportation. A
great catalyst is its development of a combo electric/hydrogen vehicle--a fuel
cell range-extended EV (FCREEV). It's not going to produce them (for now, at
least) but plans to use the model to show off its engineering and design
prowess and produce elements of the electric drivetrain and contract
manufacturing. It's insightful, forward-thinking and smart value/low cost for
Eagle Mines Ltd (NYSE:AEM, TSX:AEM)
Canadian based gold producer, Agnico Eagle Mines is an especially noteworthy
company for investors. Why? Between 1991-2010, the company paid out dividends
every year. With operations in Quebec, Mexico, and Finland, the company also is
taking place in exploration activities in Europe, Latin America, and the United
While Agnico primarily focuses on gold, it made this list because the world's
appetite for gold will never die. It is engrained in our culture, history and