Tekoa Da Silva
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POSTED ON March 14, 2013 BY Tekoa Da Silva

I had the opportunity this week to connect with Jorge Beristain, head of Americas metals and mining equity research at Deutsche Bank. It was a fascinating interview, as Jorge communicates with CEOs of the world’s largest mining companies, and helps guide high-net worth individuals and institutions with their mining investments. Key issues discussed during the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 11, 2013 BY Tekoa Da Silva

I was able to reconnect for an interview with legendary Quantum Fund manager and commodities bull, Jim Rogers. Jim shared thoughts on the fundamentals of agriculture and mining after ten years of being in a bull market, and further spoke to the “artificial boom” going on in the equities market. Additionally, he commented on the biggest challenge facing… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 31, 2013 BY Tekoa Da Silva

I had the opportunity yesterday to connect with legendary resource developer & financier, Ross Beaty, founder and chairman of the $2.7B Pan American Silver Corp., and executive chairman of Alterra Power Corp. Throughout his 37 year career, Ross has generated an astounding sum of over $4B worth of shareholder wealth. His comments during this amazing interview, describe a screaming… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 22, 2012 BY Tekoa Da Silva

In spite of falling iron ore prices, a group of well known insiders from Oceanic Iron Ore Corp have reached into their own pockets to move their Hopes Advance project in Quebec’s Labrador Trough forward. We had the opportunity recently to connect with Oceanic’s chairman and former president of Teck Resources, Steven Dean, and Oceanic’s president, Alan… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 10, 2012 BY Tekoa Da Silva

In one of the most interesting interviews I’ve had the chance to take part in all year, I spoke with JP Fortin, Vice President & General Manager of OSD Slurry Pipelines. If you haven’t yet had the chance to sit down and learn about slurry and slurry pipelines, it’s fascinating technology. What I learned from… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 05, 2012 BY Tekoa Da Silva

“Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold, long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in event of success.” -Newspaper advert created by Sir Earnest Shackleton One of the most gripping tales of endurance, is that of Earnest Shackleton’s 1914 imperial trans-antarctic expedition. Below is an image link to a… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 03, 2012 BY Tekoa Da Silva

“Seeing what we see coming…you’re going to have to own anything that’s nailed down….productive assets…apartments, oil wells, gas wells.” -Kyle Bass, Hayman Capital

POSTED ON October 02, 2012 BY Tekoa Da Silva

“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.” -Winston Churchill Lived from 1874 to 1965 British Conservative Politician and Statesman Prime Minister, 1940-45 and 1951-55

POSTED ON October 01, 2012 BY Tekoa Da Silva

The following is an excerpt from Napoleon Hill’s timeless classic, “Think and Grow Rich”… One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat. Every person is guilty of this mistake at one time or another.  R.U. Darby, who later became one of the most… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 24, 2012 BY Tekoa Da Silva

One of the most fascinating modern technological innovations in my opinion, is the icebreaking ship. Known as “icebreakers” these naval vessels with specially designed hulls open up shipping routes and arctic exploration opportunities that would otherwise be inaccessible.