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POSTED ON September 01, 2015 BY Andrew Nelson

Our final site visit in this whirlwind tour of the Yukon was to the most advanced and fully permitted development stage project in the Territory, Victoria Gold’s (TSX.V : VIT) Eagle Project, which is well supported by both Government and First Nations. The Eagle project has completed a Feasibility Study and finalized an Environmental Assessment.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 31, 2015 BY Andrew Nelson

We are nearing the end of the Yukon site visits, but still have two more interesting projects to discuss. To catch up on last week’s site visits see here: ATC, AXR, WG, KAM, RK. The Yukon Media Tour has been all about mining, but the real focus has been on the de-risked development stage projects… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 28, 2015 BY Andrew Nelson

Half way through our Yukon tour, the media group was greeted by another blue-bird day in Dawson City. Things had been progressing smoothly to this point, but Mother Nature stepped in with some foggy weather and we couldn’t fly in to visit Rockhaven Resources’ (TSX-V: RK) 100% owned Klaza Project. Even the best organizers, which… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 25, 2015 BY Andrew Nelson

After flying into Mayo, central Yukon, from ATAC Resources (Part 2) we packed into a shuttle van to head toward the Keno Hill Silver District. Keno Hill is an extraordinary part of the Yukon; it is the largest and richest silver district in Canada. From 1913 to 1989 there were 35 producing mines which yielded 217… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 24, 2015 BY Andrew Nelson

The official Yukon Mining Tour kicked off (read part 1 from Friday here) with a 6:30 AM checkout in Whitehorse. We made our way to the Alkan Air Hangar which services northern Canada and Alaska, based out of Whitehorse. The group boarded a 15 person fixed wing airplane to make the 1.5 hour journey to ATAC… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 24, 2015 BY James Fraser

Mexican focused minerals explorer Minaurum Gold (MGG:TSXV) holds a portfolio of prospective gold projects and boasts an accomplished management team. The company plans on drilling what they say is one of the last big undrilled outcrops in the Guerrero Gold Belt. The planned 7500m drill program is still waiting for a Mexican federal environmental permit and then will hopefully… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 19, 2015 BY Travis McPherson

Legendary investor, Warren Buffett says “if a business does well, the stock eventually follows.” It is on this theme that mining executive Peter Breese has built his career. This career which has encompassed over three decades includes the $6.8 billion and $1 billion sales of LionOre Mining and Mantra Resources, respectively. The Zimbabwe native got… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 18, 2015 BY James Fraser

We had the good fortune to follow Exploration Insights editor Brent Cook around the floor at PDAC for a couple of hours two weeks ago.  Mr. Cook is one of the leading investment newsletter writers in the junior mining business. As is often the case at PDAC, walking down the isles, attendees get pulled in lots… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 06, 2015 BY James Fraser

The well respected father and son team of Morgan and Duane Poliquin together run Almaden Minerals (AMM:TSX). Almaden used to be a prospect generator but is now focused on the Ixtaca Deposit in Puebla State, Mexico. The Ixtaca deposit is an exciting new discovery in a previously unknown mining area in Mexico. Almaden has taken the deposit from… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 06, 2015 BY James Fraser

Energold Drilling (EGD:TSV) should be on the first companies to signal a bounce back in the mining space. When activity picks up Energold will be on the first companies to know. The firm operates over 230 drill rigs all over the world in the mining,energy, and manufacturing space. The diversification has allowed them to weather the downturn.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 06, 2015 BY James Fraser

At the recent AME BC Roundup we caught up with Marc Blythe, President and CEO, Tarsis Resources. Mr. Blythe was previously Vice President of Almaden Minerals from 2006-2011. Tarsis (TCC:TSXV) recently acquired 8 projects in Nevada off of Sandstorm Gold. Marc told us as tough as the market is he sees a lot of opportunity… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 06, 2015 BY James Fraser

Estrella Gold (EST:TSXV) is a prospect generator focusing in on Peru and on gold. Peru is a stable well established mining friendly country which ranked 1st in Latin America for gold production in 2012. Estrella has partnerships with Cliffs Natural Resources, Alamos Gold, and fellow prospect generator Lara Exploration. The team caught up with Jason Weber… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 05, 2015 BY James Fraser

Midas Gold (MAX:TSX) is attempting to bring the Stibnite Gold project in Idaho back into production. Stibnite has a significant and high quality resource, with over 6.5 million ounces of gold and 180 million pounds of antimony contained within three deposits and the leftover tailings from past mining. A pre feasibility study released in December… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 05, 2015 BY James Fraser

Avrupa Minerals (AVU:TSX) is a prospect generator focused on Europe. Prospect generators will stake or acquire claims then option them off to partners who are required to spend money on exploration to earn an interest in the project.  The prospect generator business model is fundamentally sound and you now have dozens of junior mining companies operating… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 04, 2015 BY James Fraser

With over 300+ companies presenting at last week’s Vancouver Resource Investment Conference last week,’s team took in a lot of pitches. One story that stood out was Redstar Gold Corp (RGC.V), as told by President and CEO Toby Mayo, who joined the company back in September 2014 after falling in love with the project.… Continue Reading

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