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POSTED ON October 27, 2015 BY James Kwantes

Fission Uranium CEO Dev Randhawa says he’s determined to fight through both negative market sentiment and the opposition of some retail shareholders who want him to step down after the failed merger with Denison Mines. Randhawa said in a phone interview late this morning that it’s business as usual as he advances and markets Fission’s… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 20, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

You’ve spent years and shed sweat and tears building up your business, but now it’s time to either sell the business or transition away from it. How to pull it off? It’s one of the biggest issues facing entrepreneurs but the process can be riddled with potholes and pitfalls, not to mention emotions. Help is… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 06, 2015 BY James Kwantes

Erdene Resource Development Price: 0.15 Market capitalization: $14.5 million Peter Akerley, the CEO of Erdene Resource Development (ERD-T), first set foot in Mongolia 18 years ago. At the time, few westerners had. The geologist, then 33, was working for a group that included a Barrick Gold joint venture and had managed to lock up 4… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 06, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

There’s a new promoter on the street and chances are if you met him, you would give him the benefit of the doubt. That’s one of several reasons why I am suspending disbelief and have become slightly excited about his debut deal. Royce Resources, a shell company that trades on the TSX Venture under the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 02, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

In a bear market that continues to take no prisoners, the junior mining landscape is scattered with companies trading for a fraction of the capital invested in their projects. Few stand out like Sabina Gold & Silver Corp (SBB – TSX), which is developing the awesome Back River high-grade gold project in Nunavut, Canada. Somewhere… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 25, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

2015 will be remembered as a period when investors could buy world-class natural resource assets for pennies on the dollar. Tintina Resources (TAU:TSXV, TINTF:OTCQX) owns one of the highest-grade undeveloped copper deposits, in an excellent location — and trades for less than its cash in the bank. The company is also backed by one of the most… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 22, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

These are still early days at Skeena Resources’ $SKE (TSXV) Spectrum gold project, located in B.C.’s Golden Triangle, but early signs are promising. It’s where Skeena chairman Ron Netolitzky is going for his third home run after his involvement with the Snip and Eskay Creek discoveries of the 1980s and ’90s. Both went on to become… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 17, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

NovaCopper Inc. (NYSE-MKT, TSX:NCQ) CEO Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse’s path to success in the Ambler mining district of Alaska, where he started his career, is a road. The company’s Arctic and Bornite deposits in northwestern Alaska contain huge caches of high-grade copper and zinc, as well as lead, gold and silver. But they are currently remote… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 14, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

A first look at Sabina’s scaled-down Back River Feasibility Study Sabina Gold and Silver Corp. ($SBB.TO) used to be a $1-billion market cap gold exploration juggernaut rapidly adding ounces to the Back River gold project in Nunavut, Canada. That was early 2011. Today the company, which owns a very large and rich gold resource in… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 09, 2015 BY James Fraser

Commodity investors are always looking for the next bull market but are understandably wary of jumping on the wagon too soon — especially given the pain of the last couple of years. China’s economic growth is slowing, its stock market seems to be melting down, and most metals have been dragged down significantly over the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 13, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Pebble’s new backers bet on EPA compromise and new JV partner for the world’s largest undeveloped copper-gold deposit Two experienced mining financiers are making a $4.7 million bet that one of the world’s largest and most controversial minerals deposits is about to turn a major corner. Frank Giustra and Gord Keep’s Cannon Point Resources (CNP.TSXv)… Continue Reading

POSTED ON July 20, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

“In our business, you make it taking shots.” Ron Netolitzky, 2014 Canadian Mining Hall of Fame inductee Prospector Ron Netolitzky found his footing exploring for uranium in the northern Saskatchewan muskeg while oil patch consulting on the side, but it was in the mountains of northwestern British Columbia that he found his fortune. In the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 26, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Cactus Club Cafe founder and CEO Richard Jaffray shared his entrepreneurial journey with over 1000 interested Vancouver-area businesspeople yesterday. Mr. Jaffray participated in an hourlong live interview with BCBusiness magazine founder Peter Legge at the Hotel Vancouver for the annual BCBusiness Top 100 event. Jaffray says the best decision of his life was to become an entrepreneur.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 18, 2015 BY James Fraser

There has been a solid but quiet performer in the commodities sector recently. Flying largely under most investors’ radar is zinc, up 3.9% in 2014. It’s often overlooked because as an “industrial” metal it doesn’t have the same shine as “precious” metals. According to many analysts, zinc is setting up nicely to continue its upward… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 21, 2015 BY Jamie Keech

In the late 1990s a small Canadian junior mining company bought an exploration property in southern Peru with a plan to capitalize on the newly opened market after two decades of internal conflict and civil war. Just 100 km north of the Atacama Desert, the driest place on earth, the property consisted of hard earthen… Continue Reading

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