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POSTED ON July 22, 2014 BY CEO Technician

Copper is testing important support/resistance near the $3.20 level: Click to enlarge And there is ample reason to believe that this could be an attractive long entry point as we move deeper into the back half of the year:  With commercial inventory at a 2-year low and declining amid a strong pick up in demand, the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON July 03, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Freeport was founded in 1912 (then called Freeport Sulphur) in Freeport, Texas and currently employs over 36,000 people and is the US’ largest miner. According to a Wall Street Journal report today, Aaron Regent’s private equity firm, Magris Resources, is among the bidders for Freeport-McMoRan’s (FCX:NYSE) Candelaria copper mine in Chile which could raise multiple billions of… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 27, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

LCC data by YCharts Ross Beaty’s Lumina Copper (LCC:TSXV) which is developing the world-class Taca Taca copper asset (21.15 billion pounds of copper, 5.56 million ounces of gold and 615.8 million pounds of molybdenum) in Argentina has caught a bid, up $1.23 per share to $7.61 at the time of writing. The company released a mandatory… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 27, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Dr. John-Mark Staude’s prospect generator, Riverside Resources (RRI:TSXV), has begun initial ground work at the Swift Katie prospect in BC.  The initiation of exploration at Swift Katie will focus on refining targets for a late summer drill campaign.  Of particular focus will be the new “Swift” target which is located 2km south of the historical… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 26, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

The microcap junior, Aston Bay Holdings (BAY:TSXV) is up over 30% this morning on the back of the company’s announcement that it has entered into an exclusive due diligence period with an unnamed major.  All we know about the major mining company from the release is that it has a market capitalization in excess of $10 billion.  The… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 20, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

(Today’s financing represents a 9% discount to the close and a 25% discount to the last financing) Only a few days after Robert Friedland’s Ivanhoe Mines (IVN:TSX) released their first quarter 2014 report which drew concerns from reporters, investors and analysts, alike about an apparent capital crunch; the company announced today that it has secured a… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 20, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

A few weeks ago we interviewed Michael Scherb, the young founder of London-based mining private equity fund Appian Capital Advisory LLP.  In that interview Mr. Scherb told us, he saw tremendous value in the mining sector and aimed to allocate $150 million in select public and private companies this year. Well, Mr. Scherb continues to deliver on his promises.  On… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 15, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Robert Friedland’s Ivanhoe Mines (IVN:TSX) could get caught up, if not already, in the mess that is the South African platinum industry today.  The company filed their  mining right application for the Platreef project in June 2013 and if they do not receive it by the end of this month, all activities at the project will have to… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 23, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

We are fresh back from a field trip to Curis Resources’ Florence copper project in Arizona. Curis is deploying a strategy to: 1. gain permits for part of the operation; 2. prove that it is safe and viable; and 3. permit and build a larger operation. Yet Curis shares trade for a fraction of what… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 17, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

KZD data by YCharts Yesterday, Kaizen Discovery (KZD:TSXV) announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire West Cirque Resources (WCQ:TSXV) in an all stock transaction.  West Cirque is a prospect generator with copper porphyry targets in BC.  Kaizen is a exploration company which is majority owned by HPX TechCo which is 50% owned by billionaire mine… Continue Reading