Posts by Jack Caldwell:

Why DNPV may be better than NPV

Net present value can lead to substantial valuation errors, particularly for long-term investments which are typical for large infrastructure projects.

Tsilquot’in Nation and BC Mining–Canada’s supreme court ruling

Almost everybody in mining that I talk to has an adverse opinion about the recent Canada Supreme Court ruling that the Crown has a duty to obtain First Nations or Aboriginal consent before mining on claimed land.   Opinions include: “Why invest in potential new mines in BC?  The natives will oppose—forever as far as investing […]

2013 Mining Deaths

Forty-two miners died in work-related accidents at the nation’s mines in 2013, an increase from the 36 miners who died in 2012.