Category: Peru
29 Posts
POSTED ON August 06, 2015 BY Andrew Nelson

Junior miners, especially in bear markets, are all about the people… Wealth Minerals (TSX.V – WML) ( is working to ensure future success by attracting top tier talent with significant experience in Latin America. Yesterday, the company announced that Mr. Xiaohuan (Juan) Tang, B.Eng, M.Eng, M.Sc, M.Phil, is joining the leadership team as a Director… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 21, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

The downtrodden gold mining sector has a new M and A deal to get excited about this morning, and this transaction is centred around creating a mid tier producer focused on Peru. Alex Black’s Rio Alto Mining is buying Stan Bharti’s Sulliden Gold for roughly $300 million in stock which values Sulliden at approximately $1.12… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 20, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

At the conclusion of my Skype interview with Brent Cook a couple of weeks ago, he told me to reach out to the folks at Focus Ventures to learn a bit more about what they are doing at their Bayovar 12 phosphate project in Northern Peru. I responded that I had heard quite a bit… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 12, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Recently, we had the pleasure of sitting down with two of exploration geology’s brightest young stars; Dr. Alan Wainwright and Daniel MacNeil.  Dr. Wainwright (Chief Geologist) and Mr. MacNeil (Project Acquisition and Development) allowed us to visit them in the humble Vancouver offices of their current venture, Desert Star Resources (DSR:TSXV). Mr. MacNeil has over… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 11, 2014 BY James Kwantes

There are many interesting things about Hudbay’s takeover offer for the 84% of Augusta Resource that it doesn’t already own – an offer that has breathed a bit more life into a moribund mining M&A scene that is slowly reviving. Augusta is developing the advanced-stage Rosemont copper deposit southeast of Tucson, Arizona, which is projected… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 08, 2014 BY Kevin Lee

“Blast you Excel!!” While Kenneth Rogoff took his lumps last year due to an enormously inexcusable excel error, this former Chief Economist for the IMF and co-author of This Time Its Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly is still a voice to be reckoned with.  As part of Project Syndicate’s cleverly-titled-no-pun-intended “Submerging Markets” series, Rogoff… 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 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 06, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

While many mining companies in Peru have encountered governmental, environmental and social issues, Rio Alto (RIO:TSX) has been able to advance the environmental nod to develop a sulphide copper-gold flotation plant and concentrator to process sulphide ore once the bulk of oxide gold reserves are exhausted from the La Arena phase 1 project.  The company has also… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 20, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Dr. John-Mark Staude’s, prospect generator, Riverside Resources (RRI:TSXV) has announced they found a partner in Pembrook Mining (private) to option their Coatan gold project in Mexico.  Pembrook will have to pay Riverside $27,460 in cash and incur $1.8 million in expenditures on the project over the next four years to earn an initial 70% interest.  Then, to… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 06, 2013 BY Thom Calandra

THE CALANDRA REPORT: Subscribe $91 yearly Topics: Coastal Contacts, Inovio, American Sands, Stockr, Mason Graphite, Tembo, GSV & Sunny LA LOS ANGELES — Just back from getting my batteries charged at LD Micro in Bel Air. About 240 companies — four or five gold | a dozen energy | and the rest Biomedical, Internet, retail,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 27, 2013 BY CEOEditor

Anchor Andrew Bell sported an arm sling on his Commodities program on BNN television earlier, citing a cycling accident. The show must go on, however and three CEOs joined Bell this morning to tell their stories. Brian McLachlan, President and CEO of Yoho Resources (TSXV:YO), was the first guest on the program. Yoho are developing oil… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 26, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

The largest independent oil and gas producer in Latin America, Pacific Rubiales (PRE:TSX) has closed its previously announced offering of US$1.3 billion of senior unsecured notes with an interest rate of 5.375% maturing in 2019.  PRE is one of the fastest growing and according to Bloomberg their compound production growth over the last five years is… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 19, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Compania Espanola de Petroleos SAU (CEPSA) has announced its intent to acquire Coastal Energy (CEN:TSX) for a total consideration of approximately $2.3 billion.  CEPSA will pay $19 per share in cash for CEN which represents a premium of approximately 28%.  CEPSA will assume nearly $51 million in debt from CEN as part of the deal. … Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 07, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

A top pick from Denver, Rio Alto (RIO:TSX) released gold production and sales numbers for the third quarter, ahead of their full quarter financials.  RIO produced and sold a totaled of 59,157 ounces in the third quarter bringing total production from their La Arena project in Peru to 143,940 ounces, year-to-date.  Third quarter production was… Continue Reading

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