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POSTED ON May 25, 2015 BY James Fraser

A quieter day expected on the news front today as the US market is closed for the memorial day holiday. I did find a couple interesting news stories with my comments below. Barrick Gold – (ABX:TSX) – Barrick will be selling the Cowall Mine in Australia to Evolution Mining for $550 million US.  Barrick will… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 25, 2015 BY Andrew Nelson

The mining industry is all about the people, and as a young professional working in this industry, I’m trying to get to know and associate myself with the best and the brightest. Recently I had the privilege to interview the founding partners of Young Mining Professionals, an association with the sole focus of bringing together Vancouver’s future… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 22, 2015 BY Haywood Mining Team

Comments from Federal Chair Janet Yellen on Friday raised the possibility of an interest rate hike in 2015 as U.S. CPI data showed a three-month annualized inflation rise of 2.6%, a four-year high. The rise in inflation in the U.S. may attract investors to inflation-hedge commodities, especially gold, if the Federal Reserve is slow to… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 22, 2015 BY Rob McLeod

Since 1867, after Alfred Nobel invented dynamite, the basic cycle of hard rock mining has remained constant: drill, blast, much, repeat. What has obviously changed at today’s comparatively massive mines, are the technology, processing and mining methods, all triggered by advances in engineering. I recently read a phenominal book about the most innovative of early… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 22, 2015 BY Frank Holmes

As one of the greatest nations on the planet, the United States excels in a number of areas, innovation and entrepreneurship foremost among them. But something you might be hard-pressed to find at the top of anyone’s best-of list is infrastructure—specifically roads, rail and mass transit. In this department at least, the U.S. has some… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 22, 2015 BY James Fraser

BitGold – (XAU:TSXV) – Bitgold Inc., the savings and payments platform for gold that has taken Canada’s capital markets by storm this past week, is out with news this morning that they will acquire GoldMoney for 11.16M shares. The transaction is initially valued at $51.9 million CAD based on the $4.65 closing price on May 21st. GoldMoney… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 21, 2015 BY Peter Epstein

Peter Epstein, CFA, MBA Twitter: @peterepstein2 Copper Supply Far From Secure, Production Costs Rising It’s widely known that average copper grades have been falling for decades. The conventional wisdom is that the average grade from producing mines is down from about 1.0% to roughly 0.60%. That trend is likely to persist. Labor, energy, water, legal,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 21, 2015 BY James Altucher

Pierre Levegh killed 88 people in a car race. Even I am not that bad a driver. I’ve only almost killed one person. Maybe two. Pierre tried to get ahead of the Aston Martin in front of his Mercedes, made a sharp turn, flew into a wall, exploded, pieces flying everywhere, his skull crushed on… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 21, 2015 BY James Fraser

Klondex Mines (KDX:TSX) – Klondex a top performer in the gold space is out with drilling results on the Hui WU Vein. The Hui WU Vein is located at the Fire Creek project in Nevada. Highlights of Hui Wu vein include: 13.5 ounces per ton (461.6 grams per tonne) gold equivalent over 11.5 feet (3.5… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 21, 2015 BY Jamie Keech

In the late 1990s a small Canadian junior mining company bought an exploration property in southern Peru with a plan to capitalize on the newly opened market after two decades of internal conflict and civil war. Just 100 km north of the Atacama Desert, the driest place on earth, the property consisted of hard earthen… Continue Reading

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