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.
Allana Potash (TSX:AAA) has received approval from the Ethiopian Ministry of Mines for its Environmental, Social and Health Impact Assessment. Approval of the ESHIA is an important step in the process to the granting of the mining license for the Danakil Potash Project.
In a follow up to its Feasibility Study announced in February, Allana Potash (TSX:AAA) has filed its NI 43-101 technical report for the Danakhil potash project. The report is based on production of 1 million tonnes of muriate of potash per year via solution mining.
The Globe and Mail reported that Montreal-based SNC-Lavalin has been awarded a contract by IC Potash to develop key sections of its feasibility study for the Ochoa Sulphate of Potash project in New Mexico. The work is expected to be completed by August 2012.