Category: Australia
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POSTED ON October 10, 2013 BY CEOEditor

PRESS RELEASE VIA REPUBLIC OF MINING Famed mining financier inaugurates Goodman School of Mines lecture series SUDBURY, ON (October 9, 2013) – Laurentian University’s Goodman School of Mines launched its inaugural lecture series today with two lectures by internationally renowned financier Robert Friedland, Chairman and Founder of Ivanhoe Capital Corporation and Executive Chairman and Founder… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 04, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

It looks like the rumours have proved to be correct as China’s Minmetals announces a first round bid for Glencore-Xstrata’s (GLEN:LN) Peruvian Las Bamabas copper mine.  Prior to the mega-merger being finalized between Glencore and Xstrata last year, the Chinese antitrust authorities demanded the sale of Glencore’s $5.2 billion Las Bambas mine in order to reduce the power… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 03, 2013 BY Thom Calandra

THE CALANDRA REPORT: Subscribe Concordia Resource Corp. – one of Canada’s most puzzling metals equities – is gaining a DRC Congo nickel, copper and cobalt property and another, copper and gold, in Australia. Concordia (CCN in Canada) explains that pending shareholder approval it also shall distribute shares of a new Argentina-focused explorer to shareholders. That’s… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 26, 2013 BY Thom Calandra

“Most great discoveries have to climb a wall of worry and disbelief,” says a geologist who has worked with the Ivanhoe group in Mongolia, R. Edward Flood. “Especially when it comes to Robert Friedland — because all the seasoned investors who follow this sector cannot allow themselves to believe he has done it again.”

POSTED ON September 20, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

Of the 2000 junior resource companies we track, very few have the strength of Continental Gold Corp. It has over $130 million in the bank, analysts believe its 5.5 million ounce Buriticá high-grade gold deposit in Colombia will become a cash cow, its technical and management teams are well-experienced, and when the deposit gets permitted… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 19, 2013 BY Thom Calandra

THE CALANDRA REPORT: Subscribe $91 yearly ELKO, Nevada — Last week, in a presentation panel in Toronto, I told an audience of 200 that Gold Standard Ventures‘ (GSV in Canada and USA) Dave Mathewson and another Nevada stalwart, geologist Roger Steininger at NuLegacy Gold (NUG in Canada), were of a type: good old Nevada boys… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 19, 2013 BY Brent Cook

Source: Karen Roche of The Gold Report  (9/18/13) Many mining companies find themselves in a high-grading dilemma, according to Brent Cook, publisher of Exploration Insights. As companies deplete higher grade reserves, they have to acquire new deposits. But unless you are a geologist, don’t look to NI 43-101s to always give you reliable information about the quality of a… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 16, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

Clive Johnson is a big, fast-talking ex-rugby player and one of Canada’s best gold mining executives. The 56-year-old has built back-to-back multi-billion-dollar gold companies. His latest, B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO), is one of the few gold producers to have delivered for investors over the past five years. Johnson’s contrarian instincts have served him well in a… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 05, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

US hedge fund, Two Fish Management, is making a renewed call for the breakup of Barrick Gold (ABX:TSX).  The hedge fund, led by Mike Morris said “the market is essentially assigning a massive conglomerate discount to the company.”  Morris cannot see any compelling reason to own a worldwide conglomerate of gold mines.  Two Fish wrote… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 22, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

The garage sale is well underway over at Barrick (ABX:TSX).  The company has agreed to sell its Yilgarn South Assets in Australia to Gold Fields (GFI:US) for a $300 million.  The Yilgarn assets are comprised of three mines; the Granny Smith, Lawlers and Darlot mines which produced an aggregate of 452,000 ounces of gold at… Continue Reading

POSTED ON July 23, 2013 BY Lawrence Roulston

By Lawrence Roulston, Resource Opportunities News that the US Federal Reserve may begin cutting back on Quantitative Easing panicked investors around the world. The mere suggestion that the easy money might be cut back if the economy continues to improve exemplifies how dependent investors have become on what is effectively a government handout. The sharp drop in… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 16, 2013 BY Brent Cook

Exploration Insights is a web-based subscription service that serves an international family of investors and speculators (approximately 40% US and 40% Canadian, with the remainder based in ~20 countries scattered across the globe). In addition to communications with our clientele, my research necessitates that I routinely email, Skype, and phone Canada, Serbia, Turkey, Indonesia, Australia,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 13, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

To follow the smart money in junior gold stocks is to subscribe to Brent Cook and Quinton Hennigh’s Exploration Insights newsletter. Ten days ago we caught up with Brent and today we’ve got Quinton on the line to tell us about his latest opportunities. Jump to the audio here -> This afternoon’s conversation with Quinton… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 23, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

Despite dramatic headwinds in both the uranium and exploration industries, Canadian explorer NexGen Energy has cornered the Athabasca Basin’s two best, recent uranium discoveries. On March 11, 2011, the uranium industry was devastated by the nuclear catastrophe at the Fukushima power plant on the west coast of Japan. The black swan event also coincided with… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 19, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

Paul Reynolds is the president and CEO of Canaccord Financial Inc. (TSX:CF, LSE:CF), a leading financial services firm specializing in wealth management and global capital markets. Established in 1950, Canaccord rose to prominence under the leadership of former CEO and now honorary chairman Peter Brown. For decades, the company was synonymous with Canadian venture capital… Continue Reading

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