Recent Articles

Imperialism Déjà Vu

Posted on April 11, 2014

Major powers are scrambling for as much of the world’s resources as they can control. Exploration and drilling intensify daily. Previously inaccessible or unprofitable areas are targeted – the days of easy access to the globe’s resources no longer exist.

It’s in his (political) genes

Posted on April 6, 2014

The real risk it that the consumption tax will exacerbate the central problem with Abenomics

A revolution in industrialization is underway

Posted on March 24, 2014

Cobalt is considered a ‘technology enabling’ substance as its at the forefront of technological developments and innovation.

Saskatchewan juniors in a most excellent adventure

Posted on February 23, 2014

In the history of mineral exploration, the quest for uranium is really in its infancy.

Laundromat banks too big to fail

Posted on January 31, 2014

Money laundering is the process by which illegally obtained cash is made to appear as if it has been obtained by legal means.

Climate change, polar vortex’s and nuclear energy

Posted on January 26, 2014

What does nuclear energy have to do with a polar vortex, record cold/snow and climate change? Read on to find out…

Global warming chickenlittleism

Posted on January 11, 2014

There’s no doubt our climate is changing, but are the charges the IPCC is making correct?

Today’s Sweet Spot

Posted on December 6, 2013

PricewaterhouseCooper’s annual look at the state of the top 100 on the Toronto Stock Exchange Venture (TSX.V) paints a dismal picture.

Copper catch up

Posted on November 10, 2013

Consider that this game of ‘Copper Catch Up’ is not going to happen in 100 years, it’s happening now.

Mining a sunrise industry in BC

Posted on October 18, 2013

Vancouver BC is undoubtedly one of the greatest mining centers in the world and British Columbia should be a mining powerhouse.

Canada's next copper mine

Posted on September 21, 2013

The Reed Copper mine is expected to begin production later this year and reach full production in Q2 2014.

Ten out of ten for Barrick

Posted on September 14, 2013

It’s obvious Barrick is something special in the world of gold mining, but what exactly makes Barrick stand so tall?

China loves West’s 99 fine

Posted on August 30, 2013

According to Bloomberg, whose calculations were based on Hong Kong customs data, net gold imports into China more than doubled in the first half of 2013 to 493 metric tons, up from roughly 239 tons over the same period in …

A quest for profitability in PM's

Posted on August 24, 2013

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

Greenland offers exploration homerun potential

Posted on August 10, 2013

Greenland’s becoming the new frontier for those in the mining industry who explore for, find, and develop (to a certain point) the world’s future mines.

A VMS venture

Posted on August 2, 2013

Study indicates that a combination of lower grades and higher costs (taxation, royalty and environmental approval) are pushing up the copper mining industry’s capital and operating costs.

Central bankers make the best terrorists

Posted on July 20, 2013

Fed chairman Ben Bernanke this week had to backtrack on explosive statements about QE.

Recognizing opportunity in difficulty

Posted on June 28, 2013

Right now I’m a big fan of uranium, cobalt and silver. Here’s why.

Global cobalt

Posted on June 14, 2013

Most of the world’s cobalt is mined in Africa and the majority of Africa’s cobalt comes from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Civil nuclear energy renaissance restart

Posted on May 31, 2013

The nuclear renaissance, and a bull market you should be aware of, have been restarted.

Riding a copper horse

Posted on May 24, 2013

There are many reasons to be bullish on copper.

Give it a doubt

Posted on May 17, 2013

Bull markets climb a wall of worry.

Mining the Ogallala

Posted on May 11, 2013

Many places we’re pumping water out of it’s just like you're mining it — once the water is pumped out its gone forever.

Richer than you

Posted on May 4, 2013

Income inequality in Canada and the United States is on the rise. Most of the published articles today, as to why income inequality is rising, are dead wrong.

Chains of fiscal discipline

Posted on April 27, 2013

Alan Greenspan was chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1987 to early 2006. Greenspan used monetary policy to ignite one of the longest economic booms in history.

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