Richard Mills - Ahead of the Herd

Richard Mills invests in the junior resource/biotech sector and is owner and host of

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.

Imperialism Déjà Vu

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

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

A revolution in industrialization is underway

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

Saskatchewan juniors in a most excellent adventure

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

Laundromat banks too big to fail

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

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

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

Today’s Sweet Spot

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]

A quest for profitability in PM's

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

Greenland offers exploration homerun potential

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

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

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

Recognizing opportunity in difficulty

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

Global cobalt

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