Category: Pilot Gold
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POSTED ON February 22, 2016 BY Tommy Humphreys

Economic geologist and financier Cal Everett has beenappointed CEO and Director of Pilot Gold (TSX:PLG), a Nevada- and Turkey-focused mineral exploration company with a diverse portfolio of projects. Everett is one of the best-known institutional salesman and capital markets advisors in the mineral exploration business. He spent 12 years with BMO Nesbitt Burns, 7 years… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 05, 2015 BY James Kwantes

It’s been a quiet year for Mark O’Dea’s Pilot Gold (PLG-T) on the Kinsley Mountain front, but this morning the company released an initial resource estimate for the 79% owned Nevada deposit. For all types of mineralization, the company reported a total resource of 405,000 oz indicated at average grades of 2.27 g/t Au, as… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 21, 2015 BY Andrew Nelson

There are just a handful of people in the world who have found gold deposits hidden underground profitably. Those that do, often make multiple discoveries. One such goldfinder now entering the sweet spot of his career is Matt Lennox King, 38, CEO of Pilot Gold (TSX: PLG) (, one of the most dynamic mineral exploration… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 09, 2014 BY James Fraser

Pilot Gold (PLG.T) is out with an update on the Kinsley mountain project including more drill assays. 2014 exploration has built on the success of the 2013 high grade discovery at the Western Flank Target. The project is owned 79% by Pilot Gold and 21% by joint venture partner Nevada Sunrise (NEV.V). Pilot geologists have… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 02, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Plenty to smile about… Vancouver, Canada mining executive Mark O’Dea beat out Endeavour Silver’s Bradford Cooke and Fission Uranium’s Dev Randhawa to win Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the mining category last night. Here’s the BCBusiness story and event photos. While a crippling downturn has crushed the Vancouver mining community in… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 24, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

“Executive with a knack for finding funding adds ‘gold mine builder’ to his resume” James Kwantes of Vancouver Sun is easily one of the best junior mining writers. He has a knack for narrative and finding high quality stories to write about, as is the case with the Mark O’Dea profile published Tuesday evening. Here’s the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 13, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

This morning, Pilot Gold (PLG:TSX) which is best known for a growing series of large-scale copper porphyries in Turkey as well as a ‘Long Canyon lookalike’ in Nevada, has now added a Utah project to its fold.  The company announced this morning, that they have agreed to acquire Cadillac Mining for shares valuing the company… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 11, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

When Pilot Gold (PLG:TSX) made a significant new gold discovery in Nevada, the investment community got very excited, and rightfully so. After all, Pilot’s team is the same one that made the Long Canyon discovery (also in Nevada) which was subsequently sold to Newmont for $2.3 billion, making themselves and shareholders substantial amounts of money.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 23, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

The high-grade intercepts continue at the Kinsley Mountain project part of Mark O’Dea’s Pilot Gold (PLG:TSX).  The final five holes of a twelve hole, 3,500m winter program were released today and they included 10.6g/t Au over 30.0m in PK133C (step-out), including 16.1 g/t Au over 16.5m and 21.3g/t Au over 29.0m in PK137C (infill), including 46.4g/t Au over… 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 January 23, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Pilot Gold (PLG:TSX) has released their maiden resource for the KCD deposit on the TV Tower project.  The resource estimate focused on the Kucukdag gold-silver-copper deposit which is the first of several targets on the TV Tower property (40% Pilot Gold/60% Teck Resources).  The estimate was divided into a lower gold zone and an overlying silver… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 21, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Pilot Gold (PLG:TSX) has made a significant breakthrough in Turkey, by finding a major new discovery of supergene copper underlying the oxide gold zones at the company’s K2 project, part of the TV Tower project (40% Pilot Gold/60% Teck).   According to the Pilot Gold, drilling and surface work suggest that at least two copper-gold porphyry systems… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 18, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys and Shannon Nelson

[audio:] Track record is everything in junior mining. Mark O’Dea took Fronteer Gold from a $1 million shell in 2001 to a diversified mine developer that sold for $2.3 billion to Newmont in 2011. The Vancouver-based, 45-year-old Newfoundland-born geologist also created Aurora Energy in 2006, and sold its Labrador uranium assets for $260 million to… Continue Reading

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