Category: Mining
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POSTED ON August 26, 2014 BY Rob McLeod

I still own all of the shares from my first ever private placement. It was 1994, and I was working for Lac Minerals at the Red Mountain project, which I now manage for IDM Mining Ltd. (IDM.v). A few kilometers to the east of us, my Uncle Don McLeod had the Willoughby gold project in… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 18, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Here are a few of the junior mining headlines worth looking into this morning: Ivanhoe Mines has hired BMO and Morgan Stanley to help them find partners and or money for their DR Congo copper projects (IVN). Kaizen Discovery, also within the Ivanhoe group, has another $4 million for exploration from Japan’s ITOCHU Corp., this time… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 18, 2014 BY James Fraser

One of the best ways to invest in mining stocks with the current market environment is to find companies with strong cash positions. With all stocks on the TSX having to release Q2 financials before August 15th we have found some of the best cash rich mining stocks. Companies on the TSX Venture have until… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 15, 2014 BY Haywood Mining Team

Ukrainian Attack on Russian Convoy Sends Markets Lower    Markets were relatively flat for most of the week until Friday, when Ukrainian troops attacked a Russian convoy and concerns over the stability of the latest ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinian ministry. Despite Moscow’s insistence that the convoy is part of a humanitarian mission, the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 15, 2014 BY Sprott's Thoughts

Our friend Brent Cook recently published this fantastic primer on his process for identifying the few junior exploration companies who stand to generate real returns for investors. It appeared in his Exploration Insights on August 10th, and we believe it is worth the read if you are interested in analyzing resource stocks (edited from the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 15, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

While on a plane headed to NexGen’s Rook I property this week for a well attended inaugural analyst site visit (more to come on this), I read an article, titled “Renewables Aren’t Enough. Clean Coal is the Future” in Wired Magazine that was absolutely fascinating. The article discussed something I was familiar with on a very… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 15, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Science has a new piece out on Afghanistan’s mining potential. Read: Mother of all lodes (behind paywall) According to the article, the US Department of Defence has the country’s mineral wealth tapped at $908 billion. The Afghans prefer the figure of $3 trillion. That bounty is a product of a tortured tectonic history: Afghanistan is an amalgam… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 12, 2014 BY CEO Technician

The wild excitement and crazy price fluctuations of 2011 seem to be a distant memory. Meanwhile, the mainstream financial media barely talks about gold and most portfolio managers are underweight precious metals and mining shares. While the casual observer might interpret this relative lack of interest in gold as a sign that the yellow metal has… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 12, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

After some thousand blog posts on this site and others, I have just hit send on my first premium post for subscribers of Resource Opportunities, the investment newsletter we recently teamed up with. The Interim Update discusses an emerging Canadian mining discovery which your author is a shareholder of, and is on the cusp of receiving significant attention. For a… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 11, 2014 BY Dave Forest

A lot of observers are wondering when the bottom will come for the gold market. And evidence globally is starting to suggest it could be soon. One of the main reasons is struggling production, as many of the world’s most important production centers are now being pinched by lower metals prices. News this month shows that… Continue Reading