Richard Mills - Ahead of the Herd

Richard Mills invests in the junior resource/biotech sector and is owner and host of www.aheadoftheherd.com

5 early-stage lithium plays to capitalize on exploding EV growth

For the past two years the silvery-white metal has been a darling of the junior mining investment space, and for good reason.

Vanadium: The metal we can’t do without and don’t produce

One of the world’s least known metals is also of great importance, and likely to become more so as renewable energies catch up with and possibly eclipse fossil fuels.

Lithium Supercycle

The truth, in regards to the world’s mineral resources, is that we in the western developed countries are usually not in control of supply.

Why lithium, why now?

A global energy transition is underway, with lithium-ion as one of the leading energy storage technologies for both handheld technology and electric cars.

BacTech Environmental: “Green Gold” processing technology addresses artisanal mining and ARD problems

Every year millions of small-scale miners toil in the baking sun, collecting and breaking rocks with the goal of extracting small amounts of gold - enough to make a living in some of the most impoverished corners of the world.

The Most Beautiful Metal

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.

Manganese is energy ciritical

Aside from iron, manganese is the most essential mineral in the production of steel. Which makes manganese the fourth largest traded metal commodity.

Donald’s Trump card

Very few people expected Donald Trump to win the Republican nomination.

King of nothing

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.

Silver sleeping on the job

The higher gold prices go the more consumers will step down to silver, more so if they think silver’s price will rise substantially.

Getting a heartbeat on British Columbia miners

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) has recently released their 48th annual British Columbia Mining Report.

De-carbonizing our energy sector

Nuclear energy currently provides around 11 percent of the world's electricity.

Prospecting the Gold Colonies

Prospecting is of course the integral first step in the process of discovery, walking the bush and hammering rocks means boots on the ground. It's people walking through the bush that have found the worlds mines.

New Carolin gets significantly de-risked

New Carolin Gold Corp. TSX.V-LAD has acquired an additional 30% ownership in the Ladner gold project.

Cherry picking season

Prospecting, whether for precious or base metals, is of course the integral first step in the process of discovery, walking the bush and hammering rocks means boots on the ground.

What's your edge?

In early July 2014, Mark Bristow Randgold Resources CEO, said the gold mining industry was fundamentally broke at a gold price of US$1,300.00/oz.

Chinese copper elephant

Could copper come into a major demand squeeze? Is the red metal on your radar screen? If not, it should be.

Diamonds thrill again in Saskatchewan

The decade to come will be the years of the diamond.

Golden gains come after the pain

Gold mining stocks are extremely undervalued and way oversold compared to the price of gold.

The makings of a discovery

In this case, our junior is looking in the most prospective and geologically fertile place in the world for discovering uranium. There’s no contest here, if you are looking for uranium the Athabasca Basin in Northern Saskatchewan and Northeastern Alberta is where you need to be.

Gold's fundamental supply picture

The production of mined gold remains well below market demand. As long as demand exceeds mined supply how can gold’s bull run be over?

Barrick comes home

Barrick is ‘coming home’ to the state that helped make the company : Nevada.

Open the door

Nickel is present in over 3000 different alloys that are used in over 300,000 products for consumer, industrial, military, transport/aerospace, marine and architectural applications.

Greenland Dreaming – Time to get greedy

Several things stand out regarding the Voisey’s Bay deposit

Four tickets to ride with VMS Ventures

Shouldn’t be but a quarter or two before analyst coverage starts for VMS.