Category: Lundin Mining
45 Posts
POSTED ON October 06, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Even amid the worst commodities downturn in recent history, the Lundin Group of natural resources concerns is still worth an astounding $9-10 billion. This from Lundin family investment manager Lukas Lundin, who joined Andrew Bell’s Commodities program on BNN Television Tuesday. I am not 100% sure, but I think this is Mr. Lundin’s first appearance on BNN (other… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 10, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

There hasn’t been much from the miners or E&P’s to get excited about this year.  One exception (there are always exceptions) is Lucara Diamond (LUC.TSX).  Not surprisingly it’s a Lundin Group company.  Shares of Lucara are up 40% year-to-date, but even that return doesn’t reflect the true state of their operations. After the market closed today the company released its Q3 results… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 03, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

The Sunday Times of London reported overnight that Mick Davis’ X2 Resources has made a bid for some of Anglo American’s Chilean copper mines, their Brazilian nickel assets, and some of their coal operations.  If successful, this would represent Davis’ first acquisition since he left as head of Xstrata after the merger with Glencore in 2013, and could… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 21, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

NGEx Resources (NGQ:TSX) is the only pure-play mineral exploration vehicle in the Lundin Group of Companies, one of the most successful natural resource development groups in the world. NGEx is developing a trio of staggeringly huge copper deposits on the Chilean-Argentine border that contain a total of over 28 billion pounds of copper and 19 million ounces… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 07, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Senior analyst at global research firm Sanford Bernstein, Paul Gait, says a merger between Glencore and Rio Tinto to form GlenTinto makes a lot of sense.  He spoke to Andrew Bell on BNN’s Commodities. “I think the shareholders of both companies (Glencore and Rio Tinto) ought to welcome the deal,” Gait believes. “If you look at… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 06, 2014 BY James Fraser

After being halted for the end of the trading day today, Lundin Mining (LUN:TSX) announced they are purchasing Freeport-McMoran’s 80%  share of the Candelearia mining complex in Chile for US $1.8 billion. The remaining 20% ownership will stay with Sumitomo Corp. Franco-Nevada has reached a tentative deal with Lundin on a $698 million precious metals streaming financing package as part of… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 24, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Unsurprisingly one of the few groups in the out-of-favour resource sector spending significant money to build new mines and finance risky ventures are the Lundin’s. Yesterday, Lundin Mining (LUN:TSX), the $3.2 billion mining company that its namesake founder Lukas Lundin owns 12.5% of, announced that it started concentrate production ahead of schedule and on budget… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 10, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Globe and Mail mining scoop queen Rachel Younglai is reporting that the Lundin family are in talks to buy Ecuador’s Fruta del Norte gold deposit from Kinross Gold, one of the richest undeveloped gold mines in the world, albeit in a challenging mining jurisdiction. Kinross acquired the project for $1.2 billion in 2008 and have regretted the decision… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 10, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Late last night, Hudbay Minerals (HBM:TSX) announced it was making an unsolicited offer for the remaining shares of Augusta Resource Corp (AZC:TSX).  Hudbay is offering 0.315 (~$2.96 per Augusta) of its shares for each share of Augusta representing a 62% premium to the 20-day VWAP and an 18% premium to Friday’s close.  The offer values… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 06, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

CTT data by YCharts Citation Resources Inc. | CTT:TSXV | 39,019,287 Shares O/S (basic) | $2,731,000 Market Cap | $.02 – $.14 Year Range | $.07 Last Trade There are numerous mineral belts endowed with many millions of ounces of silver and gold throughout Mexico.  However, none are more prolific than the Guerrero Gold Belt which is home to a significant amount… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 31, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

By 1994, it was emerging that Alumbrera, our huge copper and gold project in Argentina, was shaping up to become a very large deposit. With the impending sale of our interests to a major mining company, I began to ponder our next venture. I asked John C. Thornton, noted geologist from Tucson, Arizona, where the… 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 13, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Lucara Diamonds (LUC:TSX), the African diamond producer and Lundin Group company, announced its 2014 operational and financial outlook.  The company is forecasting revenues of $150 – $160 million in 2014 on 400,000 – 420,000 carats of diamonds being sold.  This includes the assumption that Lucara will have two ‘exceptional’ stone tenders, although this may be conservative given… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 05, 2014 BY Pinnacle Digest

Not all metals and sectors have the same catalysts; so, to not miss mining opportunities in 2014, we must understand which metals/minerals will face supply gluts, difficulty financing and a lack of investor interest, and avoid them. On the flip side, we must be aware of exactly which metals/minerals are facing imminent supply deficits, because… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 20, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

The Lundin Group’s Lucara Diamond Corp. (TSX:LUC) jumped 11.3% in early trading Friday after the company announced a greater than $1 billion increase in the estimated in-situ value of the Indicated mineral resource at the Karowe diamond mine in Botswana. The growth is credited to the company’s consistent recovery of large and exceptional stones at… Continue Reading

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