Streetwise Reports

Progress reported with graphite, vanadium projects on two continents

Dan Weir, executive chairman of DNI Metals, speaks about the progress his company has made with its graphite project in Madagascar, as well as developments with its Alberta project.

Private equity-firm resumes drilling at high-grade Nevada Gold project

A Nevada gold project, once fast-tracked to production, is the focus of additional exploration.

Mining solutions firm receives patent for gold extraction process

This company's system, which is portable and nontoxic, affords mining companies cost and time efficiencies.

The fed, the dollar and precious metals

Interview with Brien Lundin - President of Jefferson Financial

How commodities will perform in the 'impending massive credit crunch'

Technical analyst Clive Maund looks at the factors that he sees are behind a massive credit crunch and discusses how the markets could react.

Summer work in Golden Triangle paves way for final feasibility

After delays caused by adverse weather and fires, Seabridge Gold Inc announced that its summer program is meeting its objectives.

Rob McEwen and McEwen Mining acquire 18.8% of Canadian miner

The explorer announced high-grade gold results this week at its Red Lake District project in Ontario.

Gold Exploration in US Great Basin fueling resource growth

Liberty Gold Corp. attracted the attention of RCF Opportunities Fund L.P., which took an 8.4% stake via a private placement in January. The company raised C$10.5 million at $0.42/share and is now in a position to move forward with its aggressive exploration programs.

All eyes on the golden triangle as summer drill season begins

Industry watchers are keeping their eyes on summer drilling in British Columbia's Golden Triangle for signs of the next GT Gold or Garibaldi Resources.

Diamonds Q&A with Ken Armstrong, CEO of North Arrow Minerals

James Kwantes, editor of Resource Opportunities, speaks with Ken Armstrong, the CEO of one of the more active diamond companies globally. 

This company may be North America's next copper producer

Matthew Gili, CEO of Nevada Copper, speaks to Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable about the company's plans to go into production.

The case for investing in platinum

Jamie Keech of Capital Exploits talks with Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable about what he sees as the benefits of investing in Platinum Group Metals.

Looking for a turn in gold

Rudi Fronk and Jim Anthony, cofounders of Seabridge Gold, reflect on market factors that are driving current fluctuations in the gold price.

Supercycle may be setting up for higher commodity demand

Conditions may be in place for increased demand and increased prices for a number of commodities including natural gas, copper, aluminum, and gold.

Developer increases gold resources at project with 'district size potential'

Canaccord Genuity reported that Marathon Gold Corp. released an updated resource on its Valentine Lake gold project in Newfoundland.

Month-end shenanigans everywhere

Precious metals expert Michael Ballanger discusses the gold and silver ratio.

Is a new gold rush on in Brazil?

Cabral Gold Inc.'s Cuiu Cuiu gold project sits on what was once the territory of migrating miners who came during the Brazilian gold rush of 1978-1995.

Gold explorer's drilling 'confirmed and expanded historical results'

Liberty plans to commence a phase 2 drill program at Black Pine in mid-June.

Resource developer discovers 'more gold in the bog'

The findings also reveal "encouraging high grades" and confirm the presence of gold mineralization.

Gold and the dollar

What happens to gold over the next couple of weeks will be mostly determined by what happens in the currency market.

Gold bull market in waiting

"The financial markets continue to expect an aggressive Fed going forward with four—even five—rate hikes this year and a continuing shrinkage of its balance sheet. Given this, gold has held up pretty well."

Gold explorer moves ahead quickly to release maiden resource

Velocity Minerals Ltd. (VLC:TSX.V) on March 5 released a maiden resource for its Rozino Gold Project in Bulgaria.

Industry insider shares his 3 picks in mineral-rich Fiji

The Fiji government is very much open to investment by foreign companies; it wants to bring more jobs into the mining industry

Veteran precious metals newsletter writer Brien Lundin reveals his next picks

With the price of gold staying firmly above $1,300/oz, Brien Lundin, editor of Gold Newsletter, discusses the state of the market and several top picks.

An update on the future of mining: urban mining

Technical analyst Clive Maund reviews the charts of two urban miners that he views as strong buys.