thumb John Kaiser: Opportunities and pitfalls in the junior mining sector
While financing is still extremely difficult to get for exploration companies, John Kaiser, editor of Kaiser Research Online, says that it’s actually a good time to look at junior miners.
Mar 31, 2014 1:20PM

thumb Mickey Fulp: Why copper is a problem
In the short term, Mickey Fulp, the editor of the Mercenary Geologist newsletter, says he isn't expecting any big moves up in copper.
Mar 13, 2014 5:06PM

thumb Brent Cook: Issues remain for gold miners, despite the market rebound
Since recent lows in mid-December, gold miners and juniors have enjoyed a market rebound, raising hopes that the beleaguered sector is finally on an uptrend again.
Mar 12, 2014 11:45AM


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Private equity interested in mining Private equity interested in mining

Apr. 4, 2014 – Stephen Stewart of Minvest Partners comments on why more private equity firms are investing in mining.

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March 28, 2014 - John Kaiser of Kaiser Research Online discusses opportunities in the junior mining market.

Cautious optimism at PDAC 2014 Cautious optimism at PDAC 2014

March 17, 2014 - Miners are hoping that PDAC 2014 will mark a turnaround for the industry after a three-year slump.

PDAC interview with Mickey Fulp PDAC interview with Mickey Fulp

March 13 - Mickey Fulp, the Mercenary Geologist, comments on the junior miners and on the outlook for copper.

New and notable listings

Alpha Exploration (AEX-V) (spinout of Alpha Minerals/Fission Uranium merger)

Projects: Cluff Lake and Hook Lake (uranium), in Saskatchewan; Mikwan (gold) in Ontario; Donna (gold), in B.C.
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Chapparal Gold (CHL-T) (Spinout of International Minerals/Hochschild Mining merger)

Projects: Goldfield and Converse (gold), in Nevada
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Diamond Fields International (DFI-V)

Projects: Marine concessions (diamonds), in Namibia; Grand Cape and Grand Gedeh (diamonds and gold) in Liberia; Atlantis II Red Sea Deeps (polymetallic); Valozoro (nickel), in Madagascar
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East Africa Metals (EAM-V) (Spinout of Canaco Resources/Orca Gold)

Projects: Magambazi (gold) in Tanzania
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Fission 3.0 (FUU-V) (merger of Fission Uranium and Alpha Minerals)

Projects: Patterson Lake North, plus others (uranium) in Saskatchewan, Macusani (uranium), in Peru
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Nevada Iron (NVR-T) (ASX-listed)

Projects: Buena Vista (magnetite iron), in Nevada
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Plate Resources (PLR-V)

Projects: Lucky Mike (porphyry copper), in B.C.a
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West Point Resources (WPO-V)

Projects: Kluane, Gladstone and JPR (gold), in Yukon
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Commentary

John Kaiser: 'The bull is back'
It used to be that retail investors attending investment shows like the recent Vancouver Resource Investment conference would actually go out and buy some of the stocks their favourite speakers touted, says John Kaiser, the editor of Kaiser...

2/4/2014 2:05:00 PM | Full Story


Rick Rule: get ready for the recovery in resources
Having seen a few bear markets during his three decades as a resource investor, Rick Rule, founder and chairman of Sprott Global Resource Investments, offered some words of reassurance to would-be investors who are wary of the sector...

1/22/2014 8:51:00 AM | Full Story


A guide to tax-loss selling
For the third year in a row, I am posting a blog on tax loss selling. I am doing it again because the topic is very timely and every year around this time, people get busy with holiday shopping and forget to sell the “dogs” in their...

12/4/2013 2:05:00 PM | Full Story


Frank Holmes: The backdrop for gold hasn't changed
Mining Markets spoke with Frank Holmes, CEO and chief investment officer of US Global Investors late last week about the prospects for gold, which started out the year around US$1,700 per oz. and was at US$1,282.80 on Tuesday afternoon.

10/15/2013 5:55:00 PM | Full Story


Eric Coffin picks three: Colorado Resources, Mundoro Capital and San Marco Resources
Mining Markets spoke with Eric Coffin, editor of HRA Advisories, at the Toronto Resource Investment conference in September. Coffin explained why he’s focusing on discovery stories, and what effect the U.S. Federal Reserve Board’s...

9/16/2013 5:35:00 PM | Full Story


All Articles

Gold

Waterton extends hostile bid for Chaparral Gold
Waterton Global Resource Management has extended its hostile bid for Nevada-focused junior Chaparral Gold (TSX: CHL) for a third time, to May 7 from April 22.

4/22/2014 5:31:00 PM | Full Story


John Kaiser: Opportunities and pitfalls in the junior mining sector
While financing is still extremely difficult to get for exploration companies, John Kaiser, editor of Kaiser Research Online, says that it’s actually a good time to look at junior miners.

3/31/2014 1:20:00 PM | Full Story


Brent Cook: Issues remain for gold miners, despite the market rebound
Since recent lows in mid-December, gold miners and juniors have enjoyed a market rebound, raising hopes that the beleaguered sector is finally on an uptrend again.

3/12/2014 11:45:00 AM | Full Story


Silver

Brent Cook: Issues remain for gold miners, despite the market rebound
Since recent lows in mid-December, gold miners and juniors have enjoyed a market rebound, raising hopes that the beleaguered sector is finally on an uptrend again.

3/12/2014 11:45:00 AM | Full Story


More disciplined M&A on tap for gold miners in 2014
When the market was hot from 2010 through 2012, mid-tier Alamos Gold (TSX: AGI; NYSE: AGI) stayed on the sidelines of an otherwise active M&A scene because valuations for companies were “through the roof,” says the...

3/10/2014 2:58:00 PM | Full Story


Diamond stocks bucked the trend in 2013
In contrast to gold stocks, Canadian-listed diamond stocks were the stars of 2013.

1/3/2014 3:57:00 PM | Full Story


Platinum Group Metals

Diamond stocks bucked the trend in 2013
In contrast to gold stocks, Canadian-listed diamond stocks were the stars of 2013.

1/3/2014 3:57:00 PM | Full Story


Scotiabank's Mohr talks precious metals
Mining Markets spoke to Patricia Mohr, vice-president economics and commodities specialist at Scotiabank recently on the prospects for two precious metals -- gold and palladium. The interview took place in mid-August, when gold was at...

8/27/2013 3:05:00 PM | Full Story


Marc Faber: Gold stocks are 'relatively attractive'
Is it time to buy beaten up gold mining stocks? Marc Faber of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report thinks so.

3/28/2013 2:00:00 PM | Full Story


Copper

Private equity firm Denham Capital takes people-first approach to mining
Private equity firm Denham Capital has invested in four mining ventures in South America and Africa since 2008, and is close to signing a fifth deal, this one with a team in Australia.

3/24/2014 3:19:00 PM | Full Story


Mickey Fulp: Why copper is a problem
In the short term, Mickey Fulp, the editor of the Mercenary Geologist newsletter, says he isn't expecting any big moves up in copper.

3/13/2014 5:06:00 PM | Full Story


Rough and tumble M&A: Watch for more hostile bids, distressed M&A this year
The days of mining companies being offered fat premiums by potential buyers are but a distant dream to shareholders.

2/28/2014 11:00:00 AM | Full Story


Diamonds

Stornoway lands $944M financing agreement to build Renard diamond mine
Stornoway Diamond (TSX: SWY) has lined up a $944-million financing deal to build its Renard diamond mine in Quebec.

4/10/2014 4:25:00 PM | Full Story


Diamond stocks bucked the trend in 2013
In contrast to gold stocks, Canadian-listed diamond stocks were the stars of 2013.

1/3/2014 3:57:00 PM | Full Story


Peregrine bulk sample confirms high diamond grade at CH-6
Peregrine Diamonds (PGD-T) shares climbed as high as 78% this morning on news that a bulk sample from the CH-6 kimberlite at its Chidliak diamond project in Nunavut has returned an excellent grade of 2.7 carats per tonne.

12/3/2013 10:17:00 AM | Full Story


Uranium

Fission Uranium CEO dishes on Alpha deal
Soon after Fission Uranium (TSXV: FCU) clinched a merger with Alpha Minerals (TSXV: AMW), its 50% partner at the Patterson Lake North (PLN) uranium project in Saskatchewan’s Athabasca basin, Northern Miner staff writer Matthew Keevil...

9/17/2013 12:25:00 PM | Full Story


Uranium plays for the patient contrarian
Investors who have been waiting for a rebound in uranium since the Fukushima Daiichi disaster in Japan, caused by an earthquake and tsunami in 2011, will have a wait a little longer.

9/12/2013 7:40:00 PM | Full Story


Five cashed-up juniors with discovery potential
It takes money to make a discovery, something that's still in short supply for most juniors. But exploration success offers tremendous share price upside -- especially since so few companies are actively engaged in mineral exploration.

8/22/2013 2:09:00 PM | Full Story