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POSTED ON February 08, 2016 BY Kip Keen

Tahoe Resources (THO-T) and Lake Shore Gold (LSG-T) plan to join forces in a nearly $1 billion all-stock deal that sees Tahoe gobble up Lake Shore. Lake Shore shareholder are to end up with 26% of the combined company and get a roughly 25%-30% premium to recent Lake Shore shareprices. That the deal might be… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 06, 2016 BY Eric Coffin

From the HRA Journal Issue 245-246 January 31, 2016 by Eric Coffin It’s been a wild month, and a busy one. It’s convention season in Vancouver and elsewhere. I’m finishing this issue at conference number four for me in the past 10 days. That will be it for a month though so things should get… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 04, 2016 BY James Kwantes

Mining veteran Bruce McLeod took over as CEO of Sabina Gold & Silver last Feb. 15 and has steered the company through an eventful and successful year. Sabina published two Feasibility Studies showing strong economics for the company’s rich Back River gold project in Nunavut, including a low-capex option that would focus on high-grade open… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 04, 2016 BY Kip Keen

Take a look at recent headlines on gold this week. It seems the mainstream financial media is taking a shine to the metal as the price jumps, over $1,150/oz today. A lot of the commentary has been positive – casting gold as the safe-haven asset as other financial asset classes tumble (like stocks). You may… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 03, 2016 BY James Fraser

CEO Terminal regular and Aston Bay (BAY:TSV) CEO Benjamin Cox was a live guest on Andrew Bell’s Commodities show this morning on BNN. Mr. Cox and Mr. Bell discussed the deal Aston Bay just signed with BHP Billiton on the Storm copper/zinc project on Somerset Island, Nunavut. A letter of intent has been signed that… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 03, 2016 BY James Kwantes

There were some insider buys of note in last night’s SEDI filings, including Osisko founder Robert Wares picking up some AZ Mining (he’s a director there) and a rather large bet on B2Gold by one of its directors. AZ Mining (AZ-T) Geologist Robert Wares, an AZ Mining director, bought 100,000 shares at 37 cents on… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 03, 2016 BY Tekoa Da Silva

I had the chance to sit down once again with Rick Rule, Chairman of Sprott US Holdings. It was an interesting conversation, as Rick noted natural resource markets are transitioning into a phase in which “optionality” is becoming a highly attractive speculative strategy. “Optionality [or hoarding] is a speculative technique that works particularly well when… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 03, 2016 BY Kip Keen

The bottom is in for gold creating an “incredible buying opportunity” in mining shares as well as in gold and silver, Bob Moriarty of tells in a recent podcast. He points to work by James Flanagan, Gann Global Financial, noting the rather explosive rise in the XAU and HUI. The XAU is about… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 02, 2016 BY CEOEditor

After a devastating five year slump in junior resource stocks, it’s great to see veteran newsletter writers like Brent Cook and John Kaiser turning positive on the sector. In a Investing News Network interview at last week’s Vancouver Resource Investment Conference, Kaiser said it’s the best buying opportunity of his career. “We will never, ever… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 02, 2016 BY Kip Keen

Kip Keen: We’re joined on the line by Darin Labrenz, President and CEO of Pure Gold. They’re just about to start a drilling program on the Madsen gold project in the Red Lake District. It’s a past producing mine with major permitting still in place and a mill on care and maintenance. Welcome Darin. Darin… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 01, 2016 BY Paul Zimnisky

A concerted effort by De Beers and Rio Tinto (LSE: RIO) to limit global diamond supply is forecast to be offset by stable Russian production, new mines, and production increases by Dominion Diamond Corp (TSX: DDC) and Petra Diamonds (LSE: PDL). Despite De Beers and Rio’s efforts, 2016 global diamond production by-volume is forecast to… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 29, 2016 BY Kip Keen

Thursday night the TSX Venture held a town-hall meeting to gather feedback on how best to revitalize the exchange amidst a gruelling bear market for juniors. The topic trended on as a number of our regulars chimed in on the raucous event. In case you missed it, we tagged it#tsxvtownhall on You’ll find most of the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 29, 2016 BY Frank Giustra

“Man lives as if he is never going to die, and then he dies having never really lived” – Dalai Lama Ever wonder how your behaviour would change if you knew you were about to die? Over the holidays, I was having lunch with a friend who had recently undergone and survived an emergency surgery… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 28, 2016 BY James Kwantes

Tiny Aston Bay Holdings (BAY-V), a junior with a copper-zinc project in Nunavut, seized the market’s attention today by announcing a preliminary joint-venture deal with the world’s largest mining company. According to the exclusive letter of intent, BHP Billiton would pay a minimum of $40 million in exploration expenditures over 9 years – including $2.5… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 28, 2016 BY Kip Keen

Sierra Metals (SMC-T) looks destined to boost resources and mine grades with news it drilled into a strongly-mineralized zone at its Yauricocha mine in Peru. It looks like this: Sierra, drilling from underground, hit a zone with high copper mineralization about 400 metres north of its Central Mine area (i.e. current operations). The zone is… Continue Reading

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