Category: Interviews
75 Posts
POSTED ON May 13, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Gold miners will have to acquire new projects in 2015 and 2016 if they intend to stay in business. This from Brent Cook, economic geologist and the editor of Exploration Insights, a respected mineral exploration investment research service. A dearth of new economic discoveries, reluctance to make acquisitions, the “high-grading” of existing mines, and cuts… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 01, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

There has been a lot of talk about private equity ‘circling’ the mining space, however little has come to fruition. Today we meet a dynamic young financier who has already begun to deploy $375 million in the sector. Michael Scherb is the 32-year-old founder of Appian Capital Advisory LLP, a mining-focused private equity investment firm established in… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 18, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

The $20 million market cap CGX Energy Inc. holds 3.3 million acres in one of the last frontier oil basins on the planet; the Guyana-Suriname offshore basin. CGX’s grounds are considered analogous to West Africa’s prolific oil fields, and could hold multiple billion barrels of oil. CGX is already ~64% owned by Pacific Rubiales, and will need… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 20, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

NexGen Energy (TSXV:NXE) announced a potential uranium discovery in the SW Athabasca Basin region of Northern Saskatchewan yesterday. Visible uranium was seen in the first hole drilled into the Arrow target at the Western side of NexGen’s Rook 1 project, which caused shares in the junior explorer to rise over 90% Wednesday. “There’s an element of luck,”… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 29, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Jim Dines has been writing one of the world’s best read financial newsletters, The Dines Letter, since the 1950’s, and he’s still going strong… A few days ago Dines joined King World News to discuss his outlook for 2014 (Listen to the interview). Dines pats himself on the back for calling the coming 3D printing… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 28, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

According to reports this afternoon the rumor that Edgecrest Capital was in talks to acquire Stonecap Securities appear to be true as the two announced the acquisition after the market closed today.  The price wasn’t disclosed, but the move by Edgecrest allows them to enter the US market via Stonecap’s FINRA registration without having to go… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 22, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

If you’re in the investment business in Canada, you may be just a little jealous of Deans Knight Capital: it’s a super successful small company with savvy entrepreneur clients and a fun, friendly corporate culture. And if you’re a Deans Knight client, you’re probably a happy camper — the company has produced better than 15%… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 21, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Copper and silver mining legend and environmentalist Ross Beaty joined Cambridge House Live at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference in Vancouver this past Sunday. Beaty is best known for founding Pan American Silver, one of the world’s largest primary silver producers, and the Lumina Copper franchise, one of the most successful copper exploration groups ever,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 17, 2014 BY Michael Allison

iPosture. Ever heard of it? It’s the hunch in your spine that forms from too much time slumped in front of a computer or squinting at a smartphone. With daily physio exercises, you can halt or reverse this condition. But a kink in your spine is not the only thing that sitting like this will… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 16, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Today is the one year anniversary of making this video with my brother. I thought it would be a great opportunity to share some of my favourite mining and energy quotes, starting with one from Mr. Lowell, of course: “If there’s anything my career says about me, it’s that I’m very good at being wrong.”… Continue Reading