Posts Tagged ‘mining’

Troctolites Rock

February 9th, 2015

Troctolites RockRick Mills:  In 1993, Albert Chislett and Chris Verbiski of Archean Resources Ltd., discovered significant sulphide mineralization south of Nain, Labrador.

In August 1996 Inco Limited purchased the Voisey Bay property from Diamond Fields for $4.6 Billion. Read more…

Investing, Mining

Stefan Ioannou: Bottom-Fishing Opportunities in Base Metals, Especially Zinc

February 4th, 2015

mining 2Brian Sylvester:  Copper is off to a rough start in 2015 and while other base metals have also shown price weakness, zinc could finish 2015 strong, says Stefan Ioannou, mining analyst with Haywood Securities. He estimates that over the previous two years about 12% of global zinc production ceased and more will end soon, Read more…

Investing, Mining, Precious Metals

Why Companies With Female Board Members Outperform Those Without: Amanda van Dyke

January 30th, 2015

Woman BusinessJT Long:  Women aren’t necessarily better than men, but men and women on boards together make better decisions that lead to higher returns, according to a new study on the impact of women on the boards of mining companies. As a matter of good governance, Amanda van Dyke, chair of Women in Mining (UK), analyzed the performance of companies open to new ideas, including moving beyond the old boys’ network, and found that they excelled in Read more…

Investing, Mining

Major Gold Producers Are Deep In Debt, And It’s Time To Pay The Piper

January 22nd, 2015

GoldKevin Michael Grace:  According to Michael Fowler, senior mining analyst with Loewen, Ondaatje & McCutcheon, the major gold producers have gorged on debt and sold off their seed corn. In other words, they pursued exactly the wrong strategy in the past and are now paying the piper. The intermediates, on the other hand, have better balance sheets, positive Read more…

Gold, Investing, Mining, Silver, Stocks

Gold Breaks Above Key 200 Day Moving Average; Things to come

January 15th, 2015

goldJeb Handwerger:  For weeks I have been predicting that precious metals and the junior gold miners would bottom and outperform in January.  Now gold is breathtakingly breaking above the key 200 day moving average and breaking four month highs as the World looks to gold as a safe haven. Read more…

Gold, Investing, Mining, Precious Metals

Potential Upside Target for GDXJ

January 5th, 2015

Gold:  As 2015 begins I’d like to briefly follow up on my most recent article in which I discussed the oversold condition in the miners. Breadth indicators as well as technical indicators (such as distance from the 200-day moving average) showed the miners reaching an extreme oversold condition in November and nearly again only a few Read more…

ETF, Gold, Investing, Mining, Precious Metals, Today's Top News

Sitting On A Golden Opportunity

December 29th, 2014

mining 2Rick Mills:  Some 1,200 junior resource exploration and development companies are located in Vancouver, British Columbia. Vancouver is well known as a hub for mining expertise and is one of the greatest mining centers in the world.

Not many of those 1200 companies can claim to have a mine, let alone one  with Read more…

Gold, Investing, Mining

Chinese Copper Elephant

December 26th, 2014

copperRick Mills:  Wood MacKenzie sees stronger prices for copper.

“Over the last 10 years, copper’s annual average growth rate in demand has been 13% for China. The annual growth rate over the next five years is going to be 5%. Over the last 10 years, average annual copper consumption has been 600,000 tonnes, and going forward it’s going to be 500,000 tonnes…” Northern Miner Read more…

Energy, Investing, Mining

BMO Capital Markets’ Andrew Kaip: Get Ready For The Consolidation Wave In The Precious Metals Sector

December 24th, 2014

mining-equipmentBrian Sylvester:  Andrew Kaip, managing director of mining equity research at BMO Capital Markets, says the stark reality is that the precious metals sector is only part way through a down cycle and that structural issues will result in a fresh phase of consolidation. He adds that the small to intermediate producers will lead the consolidation charge. Read more…

Gold, Investing, Mining, Precious Metals, Today's Top News

Evidence Shows Precious Metals Could Be Forming A Bottom

December 18th, 2014

gold silver 600X300Jordan Roy-Byrne:  We’ve believed that Gold would need to break $1100 before we thought a bottom could start to develop. While that could still be the case, we are starting to see building evidence that precious metals could be forming a bottom.

In the past we’ve written about the importance of Gold’s performance against other asset classes. Relative strength in Gold has preceded important bottoms in the Gold price during 2001, 2005 and 2008. That relative strength is starting to Read more…

Gold, Mining, Precious Metals, Silver, Today's Top News

VSA Capital’s Paul Renken: Always Seek The ‘Sizzle’ In Mining Equities

December 17th, 2014

mining 2Brian Sylvester:  It’s time to be bold, says Paul Renken, senior geologist and analyst with London-based VSA Capital. He seeks the “sizzle,” or the narrative, in mining equities because the sizzle moves the story. But Renken remains selective and likes to see a significant discovery or acquisition that provides a clear path to Read more…

Commodities, Gold, Mining, Today's Top News

Gianni Kovacevic: Energy Demands Copper

December 15th, 2014

copperThe Gold Report:  Gianni Kovacevic, the author of “My Electrician Drives a Porsche?” and executive chairman of CopperBank Resources Corp., takes a scientific view of historical, social and environmental trends in energy usage and identifies copper as the common denominator. As global energy usage increases, most of that energy flows Read more…

Investing Guide, Mining, Precious Metals, Today's Top News

Niocorp Hits 52 Week High on Large Volume After Announcing Off-Take Agreement

December 15th, 2014

niobiumJeb Handwerger:  For years I have highlighted a strategic metal called niobium.

Recently Iamgold sold Niobec, one of the largest niobium mines in North America for $500 million cash and an additional $30 million once it comes into production. Read more…

Mining, Precious Metals, Stocks

Thomas Drolet: Why Now Is The Time To Reinvest In The Uranium Space

December 5th, 2014

nuclearPeter Byrne:  Thomas Drolet has decades of experience in capitalizing on the movement of international energy markets. The chief of Drolet & Associates Energy Services is not sanguine about the long-term potential of fracking, but in this interview with The Mining Report, he tells us why now is a great time to reinvest in the uranium space. Read more…

Investing Guide, Mining, Today's Top News

Rare Earth Elements (REE) Independence Needs Innovation

November 17th, 2014

Coal quarry engineerJT Long:  China’s geology, cost structure and disregard for environmental degradation have led to rare earth world domination. But the landscape is changing. In this interview with The Mining Report, industry expert Jack Lifton shares Read more…

Commodities, World News

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