Category: Platinum
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POSTED ON January 04, 2014 BY CEO Technician

Precious metals saw some very positive technical developments last week: Click to enlarge Gold Daily   Silver Daily Platinum Daily A thoughtful quote from Capital Economics analyst Julian Jessop which we tend to agree with: “The consensus is that the price of gold will grind lower in 2014, at best, as the support from loose… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 18, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Robert Friedland’s Ivanhoe Mines (IVN:TSX) has completed  dewatering activities to the main working level of the historic and high-grade Kipushi copper-zinc-germanium-lead and precious-metals mine (68% IVN, 32% state-mining company) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).  The mine’s underground workings were extensively flooded during the previous 18 years when the mine was on care-and-maintenance as a former… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 10, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Platinum Group Metals (PTM:TSX) is set to resume trading this morning after announcing yesterday that it would be completing a $175 million bought deal financing led by BMO Capital and GMP Securities.  The stock has performed well this year, up over 50% YTD thanks to successful development of their Western Bushveld Joint Venture where they… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 09, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Apparently, Colossus Minerals (CSI:TSX) will no longer be “Building Brazil’s Next Gold Mine” as they state on the front of their corporate presentation.  Late last week, CSI announced that they would be revising their plans for the Serra Pelada gold-platinum-palladium development project in Brazil following financial liquidity concerns and meetings with key stakeholders.  On Friday, the company… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 05, 2013 BY Thom Calandra

Calandra: Junior Miners Need Consolidating By Hannah Tool | Index Universe Thom Calandra was co-founder and chief columnist of MarketWatch before it was sold to Dow Jones in 2005. After taking a few years off, he returned with The Calandra Report, a mining-focused newsletter. Calandra spoke to IndexUniverse contributing writer Hannah Tool about the downturn of… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 20, 2013 BY Thom Calandra

THE CALANDRA REPORT: Subscribe $91 yearly SAN DIEGO — Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO in USA), a DNA vaccine developer I sidestepped for four years, is having success with a Middle Eastern virus. INO shares are raging today. Inovio’s J, Joseph Kim, via a persistent biz-dev executive, Bernie Hertel, has been on me, professionally, since 2009. Inovio… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 07, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

According to a private source close to China’s largest gold producer, China National Gold Group, that group is looking at investing in Robert Friedland’s Ivanhoe Mines (IVN:TSX).  The source claims the state-owned China National Gold is interested in acquiring a stake in Ivanhoe’s Platreef project.  The Platreef project is a thick, high-grade Flatreef platinum-palladium-gold-nickel-copper-rhodium deposit in South… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 30, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

Robert Friedland’s Ivanhoe Mines (Disclosure: Long) has provided an update on its Kipushi copper-zinc-germanium project in the DRC. Kipushi is one of three flagship assets that Ivanhoe is currently developing, and today’s news release shared a lot of news. Here it is in its entirety: Ivanhoe Mines Reports Ongoing Dewatering at Historic Kipushi Mine in… 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 16, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

This morning, Robert Friedland’s Ivanhoe Mines (IVN:TSX) announced a monster hole at their Flatreef platinum project in South Africa.  In hole TMT006, IVN intersected 90.64m of 4.51g/t 4PGE (platinum, palladium, rhodium and gold) 0.37% nickel and 0.20% copper.  Within the 90.64m interval included 40.79m of 6.88g/t 4PGE. “This is an extraordinary drill hole,” said Robert… 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 23, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Ivanhoe Mines (IVN:TSX) intends to raise up to $108 million for the development of its Kamoa copper discovery and Kipushi copper-zinc project, both located in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Katanga province.  The raise is comprised of 50 million Class A common shares at a price of $2.00 per share.  Billionaire founder and Chairman, Robert… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 20, 2013 BY Thom Calandra

NOT COLARADO — Better than gold? Maybe. The Precious Metals Summit webcast is in gear. This is the Colorado conference that precedes the Denver Gold Group gathering, a larger-company show that starts Sunday evening. The video quality at Precious Metals Summit is good, and the display for about 60-plus companies is indexed accordingly by time slot… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 19, 2013 BY Visual Capitalist

Global demand for platinum as an investment has increased 30x since 2003. Learn about platinum’s investment potential in Part 3 of The Platinum Series. VC Infographic | Platinum Series: Platinum as an Investment http://t.co/7AcI5FCrnu — Visual Capitalist (@VisualCap) September 19, 2013

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

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