Category: Zinc
26 Posts
POSTED ON December 11, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

“Anybody who says that the super-cycle is over is an idiot, it’s just been deferred for a little bit”, mining tycoon Robert Friedland told a packed audience in London last week. I was there for the 12th annual Mines and Money show. And if you’re in the mining business and haven’t been to London lately, the Mines… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 31, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

For those that haven’t had access to the internet or TV today, the West African country of Burkina Faso’s government has collapsed and is essentially in complete disarray. After a day of violent protests, the military seized power and effectively dissolved the country’s parliament. This is a surprise, coming out of one of the more… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 28, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Patricia Mohr is Scotiabank’s Vice President of Economics and Commodity Market Specialist who, in 2012, won the Metal Bulletin Apex award for the top gold and overall precious metals price forecasts when she was 99.63% accurate in her call on the price of the yellow metal that year. Yesterday, she published a succinct report noting that a… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 26, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

The microcap junior, Aston Bay Holdings (BAY:TSXV) is up over 30% this morning on the back of the company’s announcement that it has entered into an exclusive due diligence period with an unnamed major.  All we know about the major mining company from the release is that it has a market capitalization in excess of $10 billion.  The… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 05, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Silver miners have failed to replace reserves over the past three years. This from Tim Barry, President and CEO of Silver Bull Resources (TSX:SVB, NYSE:SVBL). Barry and I met at his Vancouver office Friday, before the New Zealand born geologist, 37, flew to Toronto to present at this week’s PDAC, where 25,000+ are set to… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 17, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

SIGN UP FOR CEO.CA’S FREE LIST  |  MORE PHOTOS  |  DISCLAIMER The reality distortion field, made famous by Steve Jobs’ biographer Walter Isaacson, is a personal intensity and vision so powerful it bends people to your will, convincing them of a project’s higher purpose. Isaacson describes this capacity for influence as a notorious trait of Steve Jobs,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 30, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Robert Disbrow, the Vice President of Institutional Sales and Director of Haywood Securities Inc and co-founder of former institutional powerhouse firm First Marathon, is acquiring shares of micro-cap silver-zinc explorer Caracara Silver (CSV:TSXV).  According to filings, Mr. Disbrow has acquired roughly 2 million shares since September 2013 at prices ranging between $0.065 and $0.025 per… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 27, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

According to a Bloomberg article last week, ‘Big Mick’ Davis, the former CEO of Xstrata Plc, is seeking to raise $3 billion for his private, X2 Resources, prior to him acquiring any assets.  Davis, the 55 year-old South African, has raised $1 billion from investors including private equity firm TPG and Asia’s largest metals trader, Noble Group. … Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 21, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Silver Bull Resources (SVB:TSX) provided investors with a recap of the developments they undertook in 2013 which saw them produce an initial preliminary economic assessment (PEA) at their Sierra Mojada silver-zinc project in Mexico.  They also updated the company with their plans for 2014.  The company will aim to derisk Sierra Mojada through advancing permitting… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 20, 2014 BY Stockwatch

A. E. (Ted) Turton, broker, promoter, financier and mentor to many, has died age 84. Mr. Turton stood out in the investment business; he cared more about people and their projects than about accumulating wealth. From time to time he could be a rascal, but he was always a gentleman. Loyal, humble and dignified, he… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 16, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Today is the one year anniversary of making this video with my brother. I thought it would be a great opportunity to share some of my favourite mining and energy quotes, starting with one from Mr. Lowell, of course: “If there’s anything my career says about me, it’s that I’m very good at being wrong.”… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 16, 2014 BY Jeff Desjardins

In the following article, we offer our forecast for 2014 including five stock picks from each of our analysts. Compare 400+ precious metals stocks with a Free 14-day Trial to 2014 Venture Forecast The TSX-V will be a stock picker’s market in 2014. In this environment, investors should stay cautious and the focus should remain… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 15, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Teck Resources (TSX:TCK.B) CEO Don Lindsay made a brilliant comment on BNN Television earlier about long life mining assets. “Whether it’s copper, whether it’s oil, whether it’s zinc, it’s a cyclical business, and you know that you’re going to get all of your money back in 2 or 3 good years. What you don’t know… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 14, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Kevin McArthur’s, Tahoe Resources (THO:TSX), which has endured all of the woes of starting up a precious metals mine in a restless Latin country, announced this morning that it has reach commercial production levels at its Escobal silver mine in Guatemala.  The Escobal mine reached 3,000tpd on its way to the design capacity of 3,500tpd.  The… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 09, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Companies in the resource business take note; bring the right deal to the table and BMO and GMP will find you the money.  Hudbay Minerals (HBM:TSX) announced today that they have secured a $150 million bought deal financing being led by GMP and BMO.  The financing was announced at $8.25 per share (only a small discount to… Continue Reading

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