The PDAC conference begins with some cold hard numbers on the gold price, one of which you can literally put in your calendar.
At PDAC, which was attended by more than 25,000 people for a fourth straight year, promoters of mine-exploration firms went looking for investors to try and get projects off the ground.
According to both Jeff Christian and Patricia Mohr, while gold prices are likely to rise in 2014, the increase will not be a massive one.
John Kaiser discusses a number of reasons junior companies might grow in value terms irrespective of whether or not the metal they mine rises in price.
Debate is an important part of the democratic process within South Africa but, sometimes it can make people nervous.
Mercenary Geologist, Mickey Fulp discusses why he remains bullish on copper and uranium and how to pick out companies that are likely to survive the coming wash out.
While Scotia Capital commodity expert Patricia Mohr believes that base metal prices are likely to go lower over the course of the next two years, the following five should prove interesting.
Mark Bristow sees more upside for gold prices as emerging-market central banks buy the precious metal and new production is limited.
Hundreds of TSX-listed junior mining companies are caught in a tightening squeeze for money, which threatens to clean-out a number of them, say mining experts.
A number of precious metal mining executives examine the consequences of the sector's greater focus on costs, both intended and unintended.
After two years of mostly falling stock prices in the uranium sector, miners have become attractive acquisition targets as investors eye more bullish conditions ahead.
While others have scoured the globe for commercial potash deposits, Red Moon found its ore almost by accident.
A growing sense of caution among miners is having a big impact on exploration service providers such as Major Drilling, which posted a quarterly loss on Monday.
This year’s PDAC is seeing plenty of visitors, but a dearth of capital which will lead to serious shortages ahead, and ultimately far higher metal and stock prices.
Ivanplats CEO, Robert Friedland sees a big opportunity to fill a coming void in the market, with the majors hunkering down and shelving major projects after several ousted their CEOs.
On site management comes out as critical in talks at PDAC - so ask about it.
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