Category: Sandstorm
20 Posts
POSTED ON January 19, 2016 BY James Kwantes

Streaming company Sandstorm Gold (SSL-T) has made one of its biggest forays into the royalty business yet, acquiring 56 royalties from diversified miner Teck Resources for US$1.4 million in cash and $20.6 million in shares (at $3.57/share). The assets offer diversification geographically (33 are in North America) and across various project stages. Four of the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 27, 2015 BY James Kwantes

Sandstorm Gold (SSL-T) Sandstorm Gold is making a foray into silver and base metals through a blockbuster $152-million streaming agreement with Yamana Gold. The deal, funded through Sandstorm’s line of credit, sees the company pick up: a silver stream on Yamana’s Cerro Moro mine development, including interim silver deliveries between 2016 and 2018 on operating… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 11, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

There is so much networking potential at the Subscriber Investment Summits.  Case in point: Bitgold (XAU-TSXv). I recently visited Toronto and the buzz on Bay Street was still all Bitgold, a month after the web-based payments and savings platform for gold launched on the TSX-V. Shares in the startup–less than one year old–soared to $8 before retreating. Bitgold… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 06, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

In the second instalment of the ‘Technically Speaking’ series, Tom Bruington, mining engineer with Sandstorm Gold, discusses the tools and concepts behind mineral exploration. Tom’s lesson covers both simple and more complicated exploration techniques ranging from mapping to geochemistry to drilling. Sign up for Sandstorm’s email list to receive the next episode first.

POSTED ON November 25, 2014 BY Andrew Nelson

Nolan Watson, CPA, CFA, is one of the most astute CEOs in mining under 40. In 2005, he became the first employee of Silver Wheaton after it was spun out of Ian Telfer’s Goldcorp. Watson was appointed CFO shortly thereafter and the company quickly became the world’s largest silver producer. Watson left Silver Wheaton in 2008 to co-found Sandstorm Gold (TSE:SSL),… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 15, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

At the Subscriber Investment Summit in Vancouver last Thursday, 35 year old Sandstorm Gold CEO Nolan Watson made the case for a new gold standard. “I believe that if you take actual physical gold in a vault and transact it electronically, that will be the first time in my generation that we will have something that… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 22, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Vancouver, Canada precious metals streamer Sandstorm Gold (NYSE: SAND, TSX:SSL) has produced a web series for investors interested in the technical aspects of resources investing. They’re calling the series “Technically Speaking” and it features Sandstorm’s mining engineer Tom Bruington, formerly of the International Finance Corporation (IFC). In Topic 1 of the series, Mr. Bruington discusses mining geometry, drill… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 26, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys has an interview out with Nolan Watson, 34, CEO of Sandstorm Gold (TSX:SSL, NYSE:SAND), an approx. $750 million market cap gold streaming and royalty company based in Vancouver, Canada with assets around the world. Mr. Watson was the first employee brought on to the newly formed Silver Wheaton after Chairman Ian Telfer decided to spin out Goldcorp’s undervalued silver… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 12, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Low capital intensity projects with good operating margins continue to find financing solutions despite the overall equity markets in the mining sector remaining at stagnant levels.  Mark O’Dea’s West African gold developer, True Gold (TGM:TSX) fits this description and two of the major gold royalty companies agree. Last night, Franco-Nevada and Nolan Watson’s Sandstorm Gold… Continue Reading

POSTED ON July 03, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

One of the youngest and most dynamic executives in the mining industry today is Nolan Watson, 34, founder and CEO of Sandstorm Gold (TSX:SSL, NYSE: SAND), a publicly traded streaming company with an approximate $860 million market capitalization. Earlier this week Sandstorm added Marry Little to its board of directors. Ms. Little is the founder… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 21, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

(Sandstorm Gold has outperformed the gold miners index) With limited near-term growth opportunities in the non-precious metals streaming space, Sandstorm Metals and Energy (SND:TSXV) has agreed to be acquired by Sandstorm Gold (SSL:TSX) for cash and shares totaling $49 million.  Sandstorm Gold will issue shares based on an exchange ratio of 0.178:1 as well as issue $0.35… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 18, 2014 BY Ana Komnenic

By Ana Komnenic, Vancouver-based streaming firm Sandstorm Gold (TSE:SSL) has seen some impressive gains on its share price over the past week; last Monday the company was trading at less than $6 per share, by the end of the week it was more than $7.50. The company’s 2013 results are to thank. Sandstorm reported… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 20, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Dr. Mark O’Dea’s True Gold Mining (TGM:TSXV) continues to drill good heap leach gold intercepts and this morning announced assay results from a recent 9 hole campaign at the Watinoma zone of the Karma gold project in Burkina Faso.  The company twinned a couple previously drilled RC holes and encountered the same widths with improved… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 14, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Nolan Watson’s Sandstorm Gold (SSL:TSX), the junior precious metals streaming company (they make upfront payments for future gold production which they pay a fixed per ounce amount on, discounted to the spot price of the metal) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Premier Royalty (NSR:TSX) for 0.145 shares of Sandstorm.  The… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 10, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

Daniela Cambone of Kitco News talks with Nolan Watson of Sandstorm Gold at last week’s PDAC conference in Toronto. Of note Watson is very bullish on his recent Entree Gold transaction, saying it could go down as the best streaming deal in history. He is moderately bearish on gold for the next 18 months, saying… Continue Reading

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