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Noteworthy    Rio Invests $350 Million in Diamond Project After Walsh Backing  Bloomberg, November 27, 2014 11:40 PM  See More
POSTED ON November 24, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Mining legend Robert Friedland and his protege Matthew Hornor’s Kaizen Discovery (KZD:TSXV) continues to be one of the few extremely active junior resource companies. This morning Kaizen announced the sale of a non-core project and the preliminary exploration results from their newly acquired Coppermine project in Nunavut, Canada. The results, although early-stage, are very promising. In rock chip… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 18, 2014 BY CEO Technician

From Reuters: “Copper prices dipped on Tuesday, as disappointing property sector data from China raised concerns about the outlook for demand from the world’s top metals consumer.” Copper has been oscillating near the $3 mark for well over a month now and speculators (both large & small) have continued to pile on bearish bets: This… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 12, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Matthew Hornor’s Kaizen Discovery (KZD.TSXV) announced its latest acquisition this morning: Tundra Copper, a private copper explorer with assets in Canada’s tundra.  Kaizen made an all stock offer to acquire Tundra and their Coppermine River project, valuing the early-stage explorer at approximately $2.5 million. In the release, Kaizen also announced that they staked 3,320 square kilometres of land and applied… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 03, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

The Sunday Times of London reported overnight that Mick Davis’ X2 Resources has made a bid for some of Anglo American’s Chilean copper mines, their Brazilian nickel assets, and some of their coal operations.  If successful, this would represent Davis’ first acquisition since he left as head of Xstrata after the merger with Glencore in 2013, and could… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 29, 2014 BY CEO Technician

Gold stocks were hammered today with many senior producers falling by more than 5%. Barrick Gold (ABX), the world’s largest gold miner, was particularly hard hit; its shares reached levels not seen since 2003 when gold was $330/ounce and copper was below $1/pound: Click to enlarge This chart is truly remarkable. It tells a story… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 21, 2014 BY CEO Technician

Some interesting & timely commodities related charts via ARC Energy and Morgan Stanley: Click to enlarge

POSTED ON October 21, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

NGEx Resources (NGQ:TSX) is the only pure-play mineral exploration vehicle in the Lundin Group of Companies, one of the most successful natural resource development groups in the world. NGEx is developing a trio of staggeringly huge copper deposits on the Chilean-Argentine border that contain a total of over 28 billion pounds of copper and 19 million ounces… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 06, 2014 BY CEO Technician

While we can look back to the 2008 global financial market meltdown and cite any number of warning signs that became so painfully obvious in hindsight. Perhaps the clearest warning sign that trouble was just around the corner began in July of 2008 when virtually all commodities entered into a steep tailspin which they would not… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 01, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Many people I know, myself included, felt that the Taseko Mines’ friendly bid for fellow Hunter Dickinson group company Curis Resources (CUV:TSX) was lowball.  This morning, we were reminded why a large takeover premium might not have been warranted. Judge Milhasky, the administrative law judge assigned to case No. 12-005-WQAB in the Arizona Office of Administrative Hearings,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 29, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Canada’s most western province (BC) has had a rocky history with regards to the ease of doing business in the mining sector.  Despite being one of the most endowed mineralized regions in the world, many large projects have encountered delays and setbacks especially in the areas of environmental and social licensing. The Imperial Metals disaster… Continue Reading

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