Tommy Humphreys
Tommy Humphreys, 29, is an entrepreneur, investor and writer from Vancouver, Canada. He founded CEO.CA, a popular junior mining and Canadian finance blog, in 2012. He has been the president of Pacific Website Company Inc., a private marketing and web development company, since 2007. Tommy has authored articles for Globe and Mail, Financial Post and others. He speaks at select conferences. Reach him by email: Follow him on Twitter: @TommyHump
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POSTED ON October 06, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Even amid the worst commodities downturn in recent history, the Lundin Group of natural resources concerns is still worth an astounding $9-10 billion. This from Lundin family investment manager Lukas Lundin, who joined Andrew Bell’s Commodities program on BNN Television Tuesday. I am not 100% sure, but I think this is Mr. Lundin’s first appearance on BNN (other… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 06, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

There’s a new promoter on the street and chances are if you met him, you would give him the benefit of the doubt. That’s one of several reasons why I am suspending disbelief and have become slightly excited about his debut deal. Royce Resources, a shell company that trades on the TSX Venture under the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 06, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

One of Canada’s most active exploration companies, Skeena Resources (TSX.V: SKE) added to its land position in B.C.’s Golden Triangle with Tuesday’s announcement that it is acquiring the GJ property adjacent to its Spectrum high-grade gold project. NR here: Skeena Acquires GJ Copper-Gold Project Skeena is acquiring GJ from majority owner Teck Resources (51%) and 49% joint… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 02, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

In a bear market that continues to take no prisoners, the junior mining landscape is scattered with companies trading for a fraction of the capital invested in their projects. Few stand out like Sabina Gold & Silver Corp (SBB – TSX), which is developing the awesome Back River high-grade gold project in Nunavut, Canada. Somewhere… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 01, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Mining analyst Eric Coffin joined‘s Daniela Cambone for a brief interview Thursday. SPECIAL OFFER: Take Eric Coffin’s world renowned Hard Rock Advisory newsletter for a three month test drive for only $9 here. Coffin would like to see some mining companies stop or cut production to signal to traders and the market that the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 30, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

There’s a free finance conference in Vancouver tomorrow covering batteries and the raw materials they consume. Here’s the link: Benchmark World Tour 2015 Vancouver Topics include: Understanding the opaque world of battery raw materials (graphite, lithium, cobalt) Producing a battery, from mine to market Rise of the battery megafactories: Tesla Motors’ Gigafactory, LG Chem , Panasonic and… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 30, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

The mining industry is experiencing its toughest bear market in decades and exploration companies are the hardest hit. Aston Bay Holdings (BAY – TSXV), a tiny junior explorer looking for copper at the Storm project in Nunavut, Canada, hasn’t had more than six months worth of expenses in its treasury in more than four years.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 29, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Minerals and Environmental Engineer Tim Oliver joins Andrew Bell’s Commodities Television program on Canada’s Business News Network (BNN). Here’s a direct link to the video segment. Mr. Oliver is talking about potential red flags in the engineering and economic studies of mineral exploration and development companies. He says these studies often have no discernible schedule… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 25, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

2015 will be remembered as a period when investors could buy world-class natural resource assets for pennies on the dollar. Tintina Resources (TAU:TSXV, TINTF:OTCQX) owns one of the highest-grade undeveloped copper deposits, in an excellent location — and trades for less than its cash in the bank. The company is also backed by one of the most… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 24, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Strategic investments that bring technical and human expertise as well as capital propel new discoveries. And Cordoba Minerals Corp. (TSX-V: CDB) recently nailed those objectives through an earn-in agreement with Robert Friedland’s HPX Minerals — and it all started with an elevator pitch, literally. On May 8, Cordoba announced that privately owned HPX (High Power… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 22, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

These are still early days at Skeena Resources’ $SKE (TSXV) Spectrum gold project, located in B.C.’s Golden Triangle, but early signs are promising. It’s where Skeena chairman Ron Netolitzky is going for his third home run after his involvement with the Snip and Eskay Creek discoveries of the 1980s and ’90s. Both went on to become… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 18, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Don Mosher is calling on execs, workers and First Nations to march down Georgia Street and protest about the loss of jobs and wealth creation opportunities in Canada. The twin culprits are the increasing amount of red tape for public companies as well as increased regulation that prevents the vast majority of investors from participating… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 18, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

This may be your last opportunity to RSVP for the Subscriber Summit on October 8 at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver. Nichola, our tireless event organizer, tells me we’re about to pass the RSVP quota, and I’m worried that not enough of the CEO.CA family will get in. So if you’re serious about coming,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 17, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

NovaCopper Inc. (NYSE-MKT, TSX:NCQ) CEO Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse’s path to success in the Ambler mining district of Alaska, where he started his career, is a road. The company’s Arctic and Bornite deposits in northwestern Alaska contain huge caches of high-grade copper and zinc, as well as lead, gold and silver. But they are currently remote… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 15, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

American investors interested in gold and mining stocks, especially small “junior” mining stocks, meet Steve Todoruk, Investment Executive with Sprott Global, from Carlsbad, California. Steve and I spent 36 hours together last week visiting Skeena Resources‘ Spectrum property in Northern BC, and got to know each other over cheap wine and good hospitality at the Bear… Continue Reading