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POSTED ON March 14, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

Father and son Ben and Garrett Ainsworth may have lead Alpha Minerals and JV partner Fission Energy to the radioactive mother lode on a new frontier in the Athabasca Region of Northern Saskatchewan. Not long ago, Alpha Minerals, formerly ESO Uranium, was a dog of a stock. Trading at just $.02 last October, chances of… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 18, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

No-rail advantage puts Oceanic’s Hopes Advance project before Asian steelmakers for potential partnership. Iron ore is the key ingredient used to make steel. The majority of the seaborne trade, that is, iron to be shipped to other countries, goes to China. An oligopoly exists today whereby China is forced to rely on Big 3 producers… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 23, 2012 BY Tommy Humphreys

Taking the long view. The pursuit of shareholder value is attracting criticism—not all of it foolish. Economist Baghdad Broker Dodges Bombs to Rack Up Stock Trades. A profile of Shwan Taha, chairman and sole owner of Rabee Securities, a brokerage that handles 80 percent of stock trades by foreign investors on the Iraq Stock Exchange. Bloomberg Jim Sinclair on… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 13, 2012 BY Tommy Humphreys

Three Mining Pros Take The Reins At Prophecy Platinum Prophecy Platinum Corp. (NKL), has scored a major talent coup by attracting a trio of credible and experienced mining executives to advance its flagship Wellgreen platinum, nickel and copper project in the Yukon Territory. We had the opportunity to sit down with new CEO Greg Johnson… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 18, 2012 BY Tommy Humphreys

I know some very rich people who squirm at the thought of any online attention, some who pay top dollar to consultants who promise to keep their names offline. But I’m also starting to see a rise in rich people growing more comfortable with the Web. Wealthy people have been asking me more questions lately… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 12, 2012 BY James Kwantes

by James Kwantes, World of Mining “Murray Pezim lives somewhere beyond Outrageous. To get there, drive to Crazed, keep going toward Bonkers via Berserk, then slow at Around the Bend and look for signs.” Sports Illustrated’s Douglas S. Looney “Pezim had taken them on a ride to nowhere, but what fun they had had.” The Vancouver Sun’s… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 09, 2012 BY Tommy Humphreys

Since we first wrote about Petroamerica Oil Corp. ($PTA.v) on August 16, shares of the Calgary/Bogata-based oil and gas junior have risen over 50% to 52-week highs (chart). Obviously something is up so we decided to take a closer look to see why shares in PTA have more buyers than sellers. What first attracted us… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 08, 2012 BY Tommy Humphreys

One of the most common ways to become wealthy is to come up with an idea that requires capital (such as buying a building or a company) and pitch it to a sophisticated investor. If the investor wants to back the idea, the pitcher may get a piece of the action for coming up with… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 27, 2012 BY Tommy Humphreys and Tekoa Da Silva

“I keep on repeating, I’ll say it for the last time—I’m not on some ego trip.”-Robert Maxwell Lived From 1923-1991 Publisher, Politician, Media Mogul Head of the “Daily Mirror” Publications >>Play 1987 Interview with Robert Maxwell & Desert Island Records (MP3) Memorable Quotes: “You are as safe with me as you would be in the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 20, 2012 BY Tommy Humphreys and Tekoa Da Silva

“The Meek Shall Inherit The Earth—But Not Its Mineral Rights.” -J. Paul Getty Lived From 1892-1976 Billionaire Industrialist, Oil Magnate Founder of Getty Oil Memorable Quotes: “If you can count your money, you don’t have a billion dollars.” “Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.” “There are one hundred men seeking security to… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 18, 2012 BY Tommy Humphreys

We had the opportunity to sit down with one of the youngest and most successful CEO’s in the mining business today, Nolan Watson, of the Sandstorm companies. Chosen as a Canadian “Top 40 Under 40”, Nolan has created billions in shareholder wealth beginning as a 26 year old CFO at Silver Wheaton. He currently appears… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 11, 2012 BY Tommy Humphreys and Tekoa Da Silva

Recently we sat down with Amir Adnani, CEO of Uranium Energy Corp. ($UEC), an American uranium mining company, for a conversation on the nuclear industry eighteen months after the catastrophe at Fukushima which devastated both Japan and most uranium miners’ share prices. One of the most critical issues we discussed in our interview was the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 03, 2012 BY Tommy Humphreys

We had the opportunity to sit down with Frank Giustra last week, the lion behind Lionsgate Films, and an early architect of countless resource companies—most notably Wheaton River Minerals (now known as the $33B Goldcorp, which spun out the $12B Silver Wheaton), Petro Rubiales (now the $7B Pacific Rubiales), and Urasia Energy. By all accounts… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 24, 2012 BY Scott Armstrong

Meet Shahid Khan, Brilliant New Owner of The Jacksonville Jaguars. Shahid Khan, a Pakistani-born American business man, recently acquired the Jacksonville Jaguars from previous owner Wayne Weaver for a modest $780 Million. After unanimous approval by all 31 owners of rival NFL teams, the deal settled on January 4, 2012. Khan is also the first ethic minority to… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 23, 2012 BY Tommy Humphreys

Lived November 29, 1956 – August 23, 2002 #2 Man at Polygon Homes, British Columbia’s largest home builder Ten years ago today Polygon Homes Executive Vice President Rick Genest was tragically killed when a boulder fell on his car while driving to his summer home in Bridge Lake, BC. In the 45 years of his… Continue Reading

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