Tommy Humphreys
Tommy Humphreys, 28, is an entrepreneur, investor and writer from Vancouver, Canada. He founded CEO.CA, one of the top resource development investment web sites, known for its professional interviews of dynamic mining and energy entrepreneurs, in 2012. He has been the President of Pacific Website Company Inc., a privately owned marketing consulting and investment firm, since 2007. Tommy is an occasional contributor to Globe and Mail's Streetwise and other publications. He speaks at select conferences. Reach him by email: Follow him on Twitter: @TommyHump
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POSTED ON October 21, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Pioneering Yukon mineral and mushroom prospector Shawn Ryan hosted Bob Simon of 60 Minutes recently. The media love Mr. Ryan. He made the cover of New York Times in 2012, and now he’s been immortalized on the most successful TV newsmagazine in history. “The norm is to fail,” Ryan told Simon on prospecting. “If you play one… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 15, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

At the Subscriber Investment Summit in Vancouver last Thursday, 35 year old Sandstorm Gold CEO Nolan Watson made the case for a new gold standard. “I believe that if you take actual physical gold in a vault and transact it electronically, that will be the first time in my generation that we will have something that… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 15, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

“Three out of a thousand good looking prospects become mines,” according to Dave Lowell. The octogenarian geologist has discovered 18 ore bodies in his career, likely a world record, including La Escondida, the world’s largest copper mine. In 2013, Lowell founded a new company, Lowell Copper (JDL.v), with the backing of billionaire resource investor Lukas Lundin, to… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 14, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

An aggressive 8 rig drill program is ongoing at Continental Gold’s Buriticá project in Colombia. Buriticá already contains over 7 million ounces of high grade gold, making it one of the richest deposits not owned by a mid-tier or major mining company. Today Continental announced that ongoing drilling has increased the vertical extent of mineralization by roughly… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 08, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

According to legend, during the great California and Klondike gold rushes, it was the service providers — those who sold pans and pickaxes — who made the most money, not the miners. Fast-forward to 2014 and the still-rising shale energy boom is moving the United States ever closer to energy independence. This means drilling activity… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 08, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Updated at 5:00pm PST. Benjamin Franklin said there were only two things certain in life: death and taxes. In the high stakes mineral exploration business, another sure thing is that your heros are ultimately fallible. I first met Michael Gunning while he was CEO of Hathor Exploration (HAT) in 2011. He gave me a presentation… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 07, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Two heartening signs of a buyers market in natural resources include Lundin Mining’s purchase of Candelaria for nearly $2 billion, and Glencore’s posturing for super major Rio Tinto. Lundin and Glencore are entrepreneurial miners with large insider ownership. In the case of Lundin, you have the Lundin Family Trust ponying up for $100 million in… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 06, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

This Thursday is our first ever Subscriber Summit at Vancouver’s Pan Pacific Hotel (Map). Please note the conference is fully sold out, so we are unable to accommodate any late registrations (Sorry!). Below is the agenda for your reference: 9:30am – 9:50am Keith Schaefer, Oil & Gas Investments Bulletin Introduction to Subscriber Investment Summit: Vancouver 2014 9:50am – 10:00am Canamax… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 02, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Plenty to smile about… Vancouver, Canada mining executive Mark O’Dea beat out Endeavour Silver’s Bradford Cooke and Fission Uranium’s Dev Randhawa to win Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the mining category last night. Here’s the BCBusiness story and event photos. While a crippling downturn has crushed the Vancouver mining community in… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 30, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

The only way people will ever share an ad, is if it’s a) inspiring or b) funny and I’m tired of inspiring… H/T Seth Godin