This morning, I spoke with John Dorward, President and CEO of Roxgold who was in Burkina Faso last week meeting with the newly appointed Minister of Mines and getting his new General Manager, veteran underground mining engineer Iain Cox, accustomed to his new digs.
Mining legend Robert Friedland and his protege Matthew Hornor’s Kaizen Discovery (KZD:TSXV) continues to be one of the few extremely active junior resource companies. This morning Kaizen announced the sale of a non-core project and the preliminary exploration results from their newly acquired Coppermine project in Nunavut, Canada.
After the Toronto Stock Exchange rang the closing bell today, Ivanhoe Mines (IVN.TSX) announced they were resuming development work on Platreef, their 75.7 million ounce (Indicated + Inferred) platinum-gold-nickel-copper project in South Africa.
Patient and steadfast uranium investors were given an early Christmas present last week when the Japanese community of Satsumasendai announced approval of the restart of the Sendai nuclear power-plant, the first restart to be approved in Japan since the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
The firm is developing a trio of staggeringly huge copper deposits on the Chilean-Argentine border that contain a total of over 28 billion pounds of copper and 19 million ounces of gold resources (only two of the deposits have resource estimates on them).
Of the 15+ compelling stories told at our first ever Subscriber Investment Summit in Vancouver last week, one that stood out was NexGen Energy (NXE:TSXV), which made a rapidly growing Canadian uranium discovery in 2014 at the Arrow Zone.