Category: Mineral Exploration
189 Posts
POSTED ON July 11, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

A new uranium exploration junior is about to start trading, and the CEO has a lot of experience with exploration promotions. The company is Westham Resources Corp, about to be renamed Roughrider Exploration Limited, which has an option to earn up to an 85% interest in in Kivalliq’s “Genesis” uranium project in Saskatchewan’s Athacasca Basin, not far… Continue Reading

POSTED ON July 03, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Veteran Canadian venture stock cynic, analyst and promoter John Kaiser of Kaiser Research has published a free report with his take on the current junior resource sector bear market. Kaiser begins with the dire financial straits of many Canadian juniors, 700 of which have negative working capital. Kaiser believes these companies will end up converting… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 20, 2014 BY Brent Cook

Source: John Timmer: Building a better way to Understanding Science, 2009. Link. For a virtual letter titled Exploration Insights, we seem to devote an inordinate amount of text to mining, metallurgy, infrastructure, discounted cash flows, social license, permitting and, working capital. Not today. Today we want to consider minerals exploration, a scientific process that is largely intuitive and… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 10, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

James Kwantes of The Vancouver Sun has a new story out on veteran mining executive Randy Turner and diamond exploration in Canada’s arctic. “Turner said Russian diamond exploration experts helped discover Snap Lake with the help of a wooden panning tray made from Siberian pine. Ridges in the pine separate the lighter material from the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 04, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Resource sector stalwart John Kaiser, editor of Kaiser Research, a subscriber supported publication which analyzes nearly 2000 junior resource companies worldwide, joined Vanessa Collette of Cambridge House Live in Vancouver Monday to discuss his take on the junior markets. Kaiser thinks this summer may be a good time for investors to start bottom fishing out… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 04, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Economic geologist Brent Cook, the editor of Exploration Insights, a high value subscriber supported publication focused on junior miners, echoed much of what he said in our interview of a few weeks back when he sat down with Vanessa Collette at the Cambridge House conference in Vancouver the other day. Related: Brent Cook: Why gold miners… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 31, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Peter Koven of the Financial Post has a missive out this Saturday morning on Canada’s embattled junior resource sector. He speaks to Terry Ortslan, Stan Bharti, John Kaiser and others about why the sector is in trouble, and possible events that could trigger a turnaround. “History suggests that a quick drop in global metal inventories,… Continue Reading

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 09, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

By Henry Bonner (hbonner@sprottglobal.com) Read online > Rick Rule, Chairman of Sprott Global Resource Investments Ltd., says that the ‘management interview’ is critical before investing in any junior resource company. In this talk, he outlines what questions to ask before investing. “You want to figure out how the company will generate a return for your… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 17, 2014 BY Shaun Pollard

Gold has bounced off the $1180 level twice in the last year, most recently in late December. Since then, it’s had a fantastic run and, at the time of writing, was trading at $1380. That’s nearly a 17% gain in less than 3 months. Nickel’s up nearly 20% off its 52-week low of $5.97 with… Continue Reading