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POSTED ON December 16, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Joseph Conway’s Primero Mining (P:TSX) announced this morning it has entered into a agreement to acquire Brigus Gold (BRD:TSX) in an all-share transaction.  Primero will use their stock, which has held its own this year, in an exchange ration of 0.175:1.  This values Brigus at approximately $220 million.  This bid represents a 43% premium to… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 12, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Running out of financial flexibility, Bruce McLeod’s Mercator Minerals (ML:TSX) has agreed to a merger/takeover by Intergeo which is a subsidiary of ONEXIM Group(controlled by Russian oligarch, Mikhail Prokhorov worth an estimated $13 billion).  The deal will see Mercator’s assets get a much needed injection of capital.  Intergeo’s controlling shareholder Daselina (part of ONEXIM) will provide a… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 10, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

On Monday, the Mexican senate approved a draft energy bill which would allow, for the first time in 75 years, private foreign investment into the oil and gas sector in their country.  Mexico is the number 10 global oil producer and has been controlled by the state-owned oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex).  That state-run entity has seen crude… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 06, 2013 BY Thom Calandra

THE CALANDRA REPORT: Subscribe $91 yearly Topics: Coastal Contacts, Inovio, American Sands, Stockr, Mason Graphite, Tembo, GSV & Sunny LA LOS ANGELES — Just back from getting my batteries charged at LD Micro in Bel Air. About 240 companies — four or five gold | a dozen energy | and the rest Biomedical, Internet, retail,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 03, 2013 BY Chris Parry

In the mining game, one dumb mistake can lead to years of decline. See Mining, Baja. Baja Mining? More like Ba-ha-ha-ha-ha Mining. “Shares of Vancouver-based Baja Mining Corp. (TSX:T.BAJ, Stock Forum) climbed 37% to 35 cents after the company provided revised capital cost estimates for its Boleo Project in Mexico after Monday’s market close,” –… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 21, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Dr. John-Mark Staude’s Riverside Resource (RRI:TSXV), the prospect generator with precious and base metal assets across some of North America’s most prolific mineral belts, announced initial exploration results from their Flute and Lennac projects in BC.  The projects were identified as part of a three year alliance with Antofagasta, the Chilean copper giant, which ends… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 21, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

What else is a highfalutin mining promoter to do during a global resource downturn than tech deals, obviously. Yesterday Stan Bharti’s Forbes & Manhattan (F&M), a Toronto-based merchant bank well known for their mining and energy promotions, announced that they had advised on a $60 million financing for Mobli, a social media image and video… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 15, 2013 BY CEOEditor

News release: Silver Bull Files Preliminary Economic Assessment Technical Report on SEDAR for the Sierra Mojada Project, Coahuila, Mexico. Related: Silver Bull CEO Tim Barry Discusses Sierra Mojada PEA SVB data by YCharts We seek Safe Harbor.

POSTED ON November 07, 2013 BY Jeff Desjardins

Rightfully, many investors in the junior sector look at stock recommendations from analysts or experts with a great degree of skepticism. The junior sector is small and there are always potential conflicts of interest evident in these types of recommendations. For example, sell-side analysts may cover a company for which their firm also provides investment… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 06, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Cashed up Latin American silver producer and developer, Silver Standard (SSO:TSX) has agreed to divest one of its non-core assets to Argonaut Gold (AR:TSX) for $75 million.  The asset is the advanced-exploration stage San Agustin project located in Durango state, Mexico.  According to a 2009 resource estimate prepared for Silver Standard, the project hosts 1.6… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 23, 2013 BY Thom Calandra

THE CALANDRA REPORT: Subscribe $91 yearly October 22, 2013 Most everyone likes an under-fished story. Even regulators. So, this is Day 9. Barkerville Gold Mines’ return to trading brings a doubling of the stock price for those who bought the tarnished stock in America’s pink-sheet market (symbol BGMZF) whilst the Canada shares were halted. Those… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 21, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

163,000 shares of buying was enough to send Newstrike Capital Inc. (TSXV:NES), a Vancouver-based, Mexico-focused gold exploration company run by Richard Whittle and backed by the Lundin Group, up 13 cents or 15.6% Monday. Last Thursday, Newstrike announced that an airborne geophysical survey flown over the company’s Aurea Norte property generated fifteen high priority exploration targets,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 08, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

[audio:] Silver Bull Resources (NYSE:SVBL, TSX:SVB) reached an important milestone last week: it released the Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) for their 100% owned Sierra Mojada silver-zinc project in Coahuila, Mexico. On Thursday, I discussed the report with Silver Bull CEO Tim Barry. The full audio of our conversation is available above and below; but first,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 01, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Brian Edgar and Tim Barry’s Silver Bull Resources (SVB:TSX) released a Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) for its Sierra Mojada silver-zinc project in Coahuila, Mexico. Sierra Mojada is one of the largest undeveloped silver projects in Mexico, with an indicated resource of over 160 million ounces of silver at an average grade of 70 grams per tonne using a… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 25, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

President Clinton and Frank Giustra’s Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership released a beautiful short film about their Chakipi Distribution Network which has empowered women in Peru to start “last mile distribution enterprises.” President Clinton commented, “At the Enterprise Partnership, we know that when women can participate in an economy, the entire community benefits.” Mr. Giustra tells… Continue Reading

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