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 Corp. (TSX:AAA) has solicited the expertise of AMEC Americas Limited to complete Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) on its one million tonne per year MOP Danakhil Potash Project in Ethiopia as preparatory work in anticipation of the completion of project financing and expected start of construction.
DuSolo Fertilizers Inc. (TSXV:DSF, OTCPINK:ELGSF, FWB:E6R) signed a lease agreement to secure a facility for processing Direct Application Natural Fertilizer and completed the necessary upgrades to the facility to allow for its operation.
The Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining added some wind to Potash Ridge’s sails this week with its approval of the company’s notice of intention to start large mining operations at the Blawn Mountain potash project in Utah.