How to build a mine

Goldcorp’s Cerro Negro Mine in southern Argentine. Miners inside the Eureka vein Photo courtesy Goldcorp Inc. The old adage “Mines are made not found” is a good start to “How to Build a Mine”. There are thousands of mineral discoveries with very few that reach the positive feasibility stage and fewer yet where a profitable […]

Making the grade: understanding exploration results

Diamond drill core from the Freegold Ventures Shorty Creek Project in Alaska. Note the massive chalcopyrite (copper) mineralization. Photo courtesy Freegold Ventures Ltd The most exciting news from a mining exploration stock is a high-grade drilling result. But what constitutes a good assay? It varies from situation to situation and commodity to commodity. Listed below […]

World’s first seabed mine to begin production in 2019

Canada’s Nautilus Minerals (TSX:NUS), the world’s first yet not the only seafloor miner, is on track to start operations at its Solwara 1 gold, copper and silver project off the coast of Papua Guinea in early 2019. The Toronto-based company, which also is developing another underwater project, off the coast of Mexico, expects to have all […]

Ali Zamani: Former Goldman Sachs Manager says gold and gold stocks are best investment

Ali discusses how people compare the current financial situation to those of the past, however the big picture is usually different, as the underlying economic circumstances have changed. The US has real competitors unlike the 1950’s and the demographics are radically shifting. The US deficit will continue to grow in part due to baby boomer […]

“The Ultimatum”

Next week, I’ll be on vacation; and plan not to write.  That said, don’t be surprised if I do, as I have a nasty habit of waking up long before anyone else, with a craving to express myself; particularly, with so many PiMBEEB headlines to consider.  Either way, I invite you to visit the Miles […]

How Goldcorp’s new COO plans to disrupt the mining industry

During this year’s Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada conference, Goldcorp’s new COO, Todd White, hosted a much-awaited event called #Disrupt Mining. The initiative was a partnership with Integra Gold that, by using the format of a TV contest, aimed at backing innovative technologies capable of transforming the mining sector. But White himself arrived at […]

A2A with Andy Hoffman of Miles Franklin What perfect timing for an update from Andy Hoffman of Miles Franklin! With so many questions now surrounding The Generally Accepted Narrative of 2017 and the Great Trumpflation Trade, it was great to have Andy Hoffman in for A2A today. Aside from sharing his opinion on a wide range of topics, Andy also specifically […]