Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, Vivien first became involved with the stock market in 2006, when she started working for RBC Dominion Securities, the Royal Bank of Canada’s full-service brokerage firm. It was at RBC DS that Vivien gained an understanding of commodity investing and became intrigued with how the markets move in direct correlation with the economy.
In 2007, Vivien graduated from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature. She later enrolled in the Writing and Communications program at Simon Fraser University. Vivien volunteered with the Investing News Network in the spring of 2010, and interned for Momentum Magazine in Vancouver. In the fall of 2010, Vivien began working for the Investing News Network in an official capacity as an assistant editor, where she is constantly learning more about the commodity markets. In the summer of 2011, Vivien was awarded a Certificate in Editing from Simon Fraser University.
Mason Graphite released a Preliminary Economic Assessment for the Lac Guéret graphite project in northeastern Quebec, which boasts an $283 million pre-tax NPV at an 10% discount and an pre-tax IRR of 33.7%
Business Insider reported on the latest technology in desalination — removing salt from seawater — could prove to be a game-changer for the industry as a whole. At the crux of this technology sits graphene, whose honeycomb lattice structure trap the salt and other impurities.
Zenyatta Ventures Ltd. (TSXV:ZEN) announced significant results from the second series of beneficiation tests conducted on samples from its wholly-owned Albany graphite deposit. The company used two different leaching processes which both returned results exceeding the target of >99.0% Carbon.
Canada Carbon (TSXV:CCB) has started the process to acquire three new graphite properties from 9228-6206 Quebec Inc, a private Quebec corporation. The graphite mines, Miller Walker and Dun Raven, are subject to the terms laid out in the term sheet, which require definitive purchase agreements.