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12 Trending Stocks In Mining Industry To Watch

One thing which is constant is change. The mining industry is considered to be among those industries that are implementing the new changes with the evolution of new technology. The use of technology has been developing in the mining industry since its establishment. We are in the era of the fourth industrial revolution. Digitization is considered to be a leading provider of technological evolution in the mining industry.

This industry reach is so wide that the utilization rate of metal is the main factor that determines the health of the global economy. Digitization may have come a little later to the mining sector as compared to other sectors but this industry easily adopts it and implement it. The use of drones, AI, and 3D modeling is increasing in this sector.

3D modeling techniques are helpful in the mining industry in the making of schematic before the construction of new mines. Similarly, AI also plays a very important role in this industry. This technology aids mining companies to organize, understand, and make decisions by analyzing the data they collect.

Lets’ have a quick look to see the top 12 mining companies are using these technologies or not:

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (AMEX: NAK)

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (AMEX: NAK) shares were trading up 19.23% at $1.14 at the time of writing on Thursday. Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (AMEX: NAK) share price went from a low point around $0.35 to briefly over $2.49 in the past 52 weeks, though shares have since pulled back to $1.14.

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. has confirmed that financial market participants can get an update on the company and its 100%-owned Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum-silver-rhenium project in southwest Alaska via two online presentations from its senior leaders this week. NAK market cap has remained high, hitting $583.20M.

Vale S.A. (NYSE: VALE)

Vale S.A. (NYSE: VALE) last closed at $11.88, in a 52-week range of $6.49 to $13.67. Analysts have a consensus price target of $15.08. Vale S.A. (VALE) revealed on Monday that it has decided to end production of manganese ferroalloys in the city of Simões Filho, in Bahia state. The company is anticipating closing the production by the end of the year.  The company is also focusing on the buyout program for its employees. If we look at its liquidity, it has a current ratio of 1.80. This company’s market capitalization is $59.17 billion.

Teck Resources Limited (NYSE: TECK)

Teck Resources Limited (NYSE: TECK) stock soar by 3.62% to $14.89. The most recent rating by National Bank Financial, on July 21, 2020, is at a Sector perform. Teck Resources Limited revealed earlier that their Chilean affiliates, Compañía Minera Teck Carmen de Andacollo S.A.  have signed a long-term power purchase agreement to provide 100% renewable power for Teck’s Carmen de Andacollo Operation in Chile.  CdA will source 72 Megawatts (MW) (550 GWh/year) from AES Gener’s growing renewable portfolio of wind, solar and hydroelectric energy.

BHP Group (NYSE: BHP)

BHP Group (NYSE: BHP) shares headed falling, lower as much as -0.70%. The most recent rating by Goldman, on September 15, 2020, is at a Buy. BHP Group (BHP) is trying to disturb cultural sites even after concerns raised. BHP executives David Bunting, the company’s Australian Heritage Manager, and Libby Ferrari, Head of Indigenous Engagement, confirmed the application of BHP to disturb 40 sacred sites of the Banjima indigenous group as part of its $2.9 billion South Flank mine expansion in the Pilbara.

Rio Tinto Group (NYSE: RIO)

Rio Tinto Group (NYSE: RIO) last closed at $64.72, in a 52-week range of $35.35 to $66.55. Analysts have a consensus price target of $58.45. Previously, Rio Tinto Group (RIO) disclosed an update in respect of its beneficial ownership of common shares of Entrée Resources Ltd. held by its wholly-owned subsidiary Rio Tinto International Holdings Limited.

Great Panther Mining Limited (AMEX: GPL)

Great Panther Mining Limited (AMEX: GPL) Shares headed rising, higher as much as 0.98%. The most recent rating by ROTH Capital, on August 10, 2017, is at a Buy. Great Panther Mining Limited (GPL) has shared the publication of its first Sustainability Report showing the progress, initiatives, and commitments in the areas of health, safety, environmental, social, and governance management.

America’s Gold and Silver Corporation (AMEX: USAS)

America’s Gold and Silver Corporation (AMEX: USAS) stock drop by -1.92% to $3.07. America’s Gold and Silver Corporation (USAS) has announced a significant increase to Galena Complex Resource. America’s Gold and Silver Corporation market capitalization have remained high, hitting $356.78 million at the time of writing.

BHP Group (NYSE: BBL)

BHP Group (NYSE: BBL) fall -1.10% after losing more than -$0.51 on Thursday. BHP Group (NYSE: BBL) share price went from a low point around $23.64 to briefly over $48.67 in the past 52 weeks, though shares have since pulled back to $45.89. BHP Group market cap has remained high, hitting $130.14 billion at the time of writing. Focusing on its profitability, its return on assets, equity, and investment is 8.00%, 16.50%, and 14.70%.

Lithium Americas Corp. (NYSE: LAC)

Lithium Americas Corp. (NYSE: LAC) stock soar by 5.08% to $9.52. The most recent rating by ROTH Capital, on May 03, 2018, is at a Buy. In the past 52-weeks of trading, Lithium Americas Corp. (LAC) stock has fluctuated between the low range of $1.92 and a high range of $9.71. It has moved up 395.83% from its 52-weeks low and moved down 9.71% from its 52-weeks high. This company’s market capitalization has remained high, hitting $862.92 million at the time of writing.

Ferroglobe PLC (NASDAQ: GSM)

Ferroglobe PLC (NASDAQ: GSM) rose 6.45% after gaining more than $0.04 on Thursday. Ferroglobe PLC (GSM) share price went from a low point around $0.35 to briefly over $1.38 in the past 52 weeks, though shares have since pulled back to $0.70. Ferroglobe PLC’s market cap has remained high, hitting $121.24 million at the time of writing.

Taseko Mines Limited (AMEX: TGB)

Taseko Mines Limited (AMEX: TGB) last closed at $1.20, in a 52-week range of $0.20 to $1.19. Taseko Mines Limited (TGB) has moved up 500.00% and 0.84% from its 52-weeks low and 52-weeks high, respectively. This company’s market capitalization has remained high, hitting $299.77 million at the time of writing.

Piedmont Lithium Limited (NASDAQ: PLL)

Piedmont Lithium Limited (NASDAQ: PLL) Shares headed rising, higher as much as 32.53%. Piedmont Lithium Limited (PLL) share price went from a low point around $4.00 to briefly over $10.31 in the past 52 weeks, though shares have since pulled back to $11.00. Piedmont Lithium Limited market cap has remained high, hitting $127.08 million at the time of writing.

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