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September 25, 2019

How Russia seized control of the uranium market

2019.09.25 Critical Mass – A point or situation at which change occurs. Just […]
September 21, 2019

Wishing you were all mine

2019.09.21 The sun is up The sky is blue All I want to […]
September 21, 2019

Aben Resources: Mines are built not found

2019.09.21 Exploration is a hunt for minerals. If it was as easy as […]
September 17, 2019

Silver continues to gain in tight market

2019.09.17 Gold and silver prices jumped Monday on fresh safe-haven demand following a […]
September 13, 2019

Palladium One delivers maiden resource

2019.09.13 Palladium One Mining (TSX-V:PDM, FRA:7N11) is exploring for platinum group elements (PGEs) […]
September 7, 2019

Universal hits copper on first drill hole at Poplar

2019.09.07 The first of several drill holes planned for Universal Copper’s (TSX-V:UNV) Poplar project in […]
September 7, 2019

Stream sampling at North Choco points to potential gold porphyry

2019.09.07 Stream samples taken from Max Resource’s (TSX-V: MXR) North Choco property in […]
September 7, 2019

Guyana Goldstrike poised to drill new Toucan Ridge target

2019.09.07 One of three “cratons” of the South American Plate, the Guiana Shield […]
September 7, 2019

Cypress cracks claystone metallurgy

2019.09.07 Cypress Development Corp (TSX.V:CYP) has moved a crucial step towards de-risking its […]
September 4, 2019

Five Feet High And Rising

2019.09.04 How high’s the water, mama? Five feet high and risin’ How high’s the […]
August 31, 2019

Dark horse nickel continues to gallop

2019.08.31 Indonesia is advancing a 2022 deadline for banning the export of mineral […]
August 22, 2019

Fresh water crisis unfolding

2019.08.22 When planetary scientists search for life on other planets the first thing they look for is […]
August 16, 2019

Impressive exploration upside with Palladium One

2019.08.16 Palladium One Mining (TSX-V:PDM, FRA:7N11)  is exploring for platinum group elements (PGEs) at […]
August 16, 2019

A steady diet of plastic

2019.08.16 People eating fish are advised to watch carefully for bones, but how […]
August 10, 2019

Junior’s are the answer to gold industry challenges

2019.08.10 Back in May, AngloGold Ashanti announced plans to sell its last remaining gold […]
August 7, 2019

Trump’s perfect gold storm

2019.08.07 Gold prices continued to march upward on Wednesday, trading at $US1,501.20 on […]
August 5, 2019

Golden consequences

2019.08.05 The long-anticipated US Federal Reserve decision last Wednesday to notch interest rates […]
August 1, 2019

Beetle battle – BC’s last stand

2019.08.01 A warming climate plus decades of mismanagement by various provincial governments threaten […]
July 31, 2019

Gold as bubble hedge

2019.07.31 A few weeks ago we wrote that this is The season for gold. […]
July 31, 2019

Refinery bottlenecks put more kick into copper bull

2019.07.31 The fees that copper mining companies get charged by refineries to smelt […]
July 31, 2019

Refinery bottlenecks put more kick into copper bull

2019.07.31 The fees that copper mining companies get charged by refineries to smelt […]
July 30, 2019

Why Trump’s low-dollar plan won’t work

2019.07.30 The slowdown in the United States, and throughout the world, has led […]
July 25, 2019

The day the current stopped

2019.07.25 Anybody who’s ever planted cedar bushes knows how drought-sensitive the little suckers […]
July 25, 2019

Cobalt to share EV battery duties with nickel

2019.07.25 In the spring of 2018 Tesla came out with a bold prediction: […]
July 20, 2019

AOTH metals and company roundup

2019.07.20 At the beginning of January we at Ahead of the Herd made […]
July 20, 2019

Max pursuing new high-grade gold target and hunting for copper-gold porphyry

2019.07.20 In one sense, mineral exploration is a complex process with a lot […]
July 20, 2019

UNV acquires highly prospective copper block

2019.07.20 Universal Copper (TSX-V:UNV, Frankfurt:3TA1) has expanded its horizons, literally, with Wednesday’s announcement that […]
July 19, 2019

NV Gold identifies large, structural target for August drilling

2019.07.19 NV Gold (TSX-V:NVX, US:NVGLF) has determined where it will plant the first […]
July 17, 2019

Aben done drilling at Justin, moves on to Forrest Kerr

2019.07.17 Aben Resources Ltd (TSX-V:ABN, OTCQB:ABNAF, FSE:E2L2) has completed the first phase of its 2019 […]
July 17, 2019

Africa rising

2019.07.17 A lot of resource investors stop listening to corporate presentations when they […]
July 17, 2019

Palladium is integral to global transportation, energy shift

2019.07.17 Despite reports of its imminent demise, the internal combustion engine-powered vehicle isn’t […]
July 17, 2019

What’s with all the weird weather?

2019.07.17 In January 2018, something strange happened in the Sahara Desert: it snowed. The […]
July 13, 2019

Playing the gold ratios game

2019.07.13 There are some well-worn relationships between gold and certain variables, that forecasters […]
July 13, 2019

Playing the gold ratios game

2019.07.13 There are some well-worn relationships between gold and certain variables, that forecasters […]
July 13, 2019

Boreal hits more high-grade at Gumsberg’s South Discovery, Sweden

2019.07.13 Exploratory drilling at Boreal Metals’ (TSX-V:BMX) volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) Gumsberg project in Sweden […]
July 6, 2019

It’s not easy going green

2019.07.06 As Kermit the Frog used to say, “It’s not easy being green.”. […]
July 6, 2019

Physical gold frenzy

2019.07.06 The allure of gold goes back thousands of years.  Due to its […]
July 6, 2019

Physical gold frenzy

2019.07.06 The allure of gold goes back thousands of years.  Due to its […]
July 6, 2019

Quantifornication round 4 on its way

2019.07.06 Californication is a brilliant 1999 song by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Many of […]
July 6, 2019

Quantifornication round 4 on its way

2019.07.06 Californication is a brilliant 1999 song by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Many of […]
July 3, 2019

Resource extraction melee

2019.07.03 A headline this week from The Northern Miner grabbed my attention – […]
July 3, 2019

De-dollarization has begun

2019.07.03 In the 1960s, French politician Valéry d’Estaing complained that the United States […]
June 27, 2019

US prepares for Currency war

2019.06.27 The 1997 Asian Financial Crisis serves as a reminder of what happens when competing […]
June 25, 2019

Bonds and equities versus gold

2019.06.25 North American stock markets continued to rise on Friday, as more investors […]
June 20, 2019

Why are central banks buying gold and dumping dollars?

2019.06.20 The US Federal Reserve, the country’s central bank, did what many expected […]
June 20, 2019

Why are central banks buying gold and dumping dollars?

2019.06.20 The US Federal Reserve, the country’s central bank, did what many expected […]
June 18, 2019

Dancing closer to the exits

2019.06.18 When Americans elect or re-elect a president in the fall of 2020, […]
June 15, 2019

America’s critical metals mine

2019.06.15 The United States is dependent on South Africa, the politically unstable Democratic Republic […]
June 13, 2019

Aben starts drilling at Yukon play

2019.06.13 Drilling has commenced at the Justin project in the Yukon – one […]
June 13, 2019

Thucydides Trap and gold

2019.06.13 When an emerging power attempts to supplant a hegemonic power in international […]
June 13, 2019

Universal Copper kicks off summer exploration in BC

2019.06.13 Universal Copper (TSX-V:UNV) is forging ahead on exploration at its Poplar copper-gold-silver-moly […]
June 11, 2019

Rockridge finds more high-grade copper at Knife Lake

2019.06.11 The results from the last six holes of a 12-hole diamond drilling […]
June 11, 2019

Rockridge finds more high-grade copper at Knife Lake

2019.06.11 The results from the last six holes of a 12-hole diamond drilling […]
June 11, 2019

Cobalt

2019.06.11 Our coverage of the electrification of the transportation system has been focused […]
June 4, 2019

The season for gold

2019.06.04 Gold was riding high Monday on bad news regarding the US economy, […]
June 3, 2019

NV Gold swinging for the fences in Nevada

2019.06.03 Nothing excites the gold market like a high-grade discovery. And one of […]
June 1, 2019

How China wins trade war

2019.06.01 The trade feud between the US and China has deteriorated into trench […]
May 26, 2019

Aben drills pointing at Justin for start of 2019 exploration

2019.05.26 May is the month when junior resource companies either spring out of […]
May 25, 2019

Resource nationalism, production cuts denting copper supply

2019.05.25 2018 was an aberration of the copper market in that there were […]
May 25, 2019

Resource nationalism, production cuts denting copper supply

2019.05.25 2018 was an aberration of the copper market in that there were […]
May 24, 2019

Max in the chips at North Choco with high-grade gold/copper

2019.05.24 Max Resource (TSX-V:MXR) has delivered strong assay results from chip samples taken […]
May 24, 2019

Re-capitalized, re-named Palladium One focused on mining-friendly Finland

2019.05.24 In 2017 Finland claimed the number one spot on the Fraser Institute’s […]
May 23, 2019

Lithium M&A heating up despite trade war

2019.05.23 After several months without a significant deal, a lithium exploration company and […]
May 22, 2019

Trade war will hasten bull market for rare earths

2019.05.22 When the Canadian prime minister or US president visits an auto plant, […]
May 18, 2019

Melting ice, Arctic scramble

2019.05.18 In August 2007, a pair of Russian submersibles dropped to the bottom […]
May 15, 2019

Guyana Goldstrike discovers mineralized outcrops along 1,100m trend

2019.05.15 Guyana Goldstrike (TSX-V:GYA) has come across very prospective new ground at its Marudi Gold Project in […]
May 14, 2019

Universal Copper batting for a double in Colombia

2019.05.14 Base metals markets have had a rough ride of late, getting tossed […]
May 14, 2019

Three safe-haven reasons to own gold

2019.05.14 “It’s the tail that wags the dog” is defined by Urban Dictionary […]
May 11, 2019

Trade impasse threatens US lithium, rare earth imports

2019.05.11 On Friday the United States made good on its threat to ratchet […]
May 9, 2019

Make America’s economy great again

2019.05.09 A lot of Americans find themselves in a quandary over Donald Trump. […]
May 9, 2019

US is winning trade war with China…for now

2019.05.09 The ongoing battle between the United States and China for economic supremacy […]
May 7, 2019

The future of pot

2019.05.07 The passage of Bill C-45 on October 17, 2018 made Canada the […]
May 7, 2019

ROCK hits high VMS grades in first five holes

2019.05.07 Rockridge Resources (TSX-V:ROCK) is off to a flying start at its Knife […]
May 7, 2019

ROCK hits high VMS grades in first five holes

2019.05.07 Rockridge Resources (TSX-V:ROCK) is off to a flying start at its Knife […]
May 3, 2019

China’s environmental crackdown buoys lead, zinc

2019.05.03 Zinc and lead prices are movin’ on up again, following a two-week hiatus […]
May 2, 2019

Communist countries coalescing

2019.05.02 On January 29, 2017, a young man walked into a Quebec City […]
May 1, 2019

Is political partisanship killing America?

2019.05.01 Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Israel’s 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights […]
May 1, 2019

Cypress: 5 first steps to a lithium mine

2019.05.01 Building a mine is a succession of confidence-building steps. In the initial […]
April 23, 2019

Stop feeding the Chinese ‘Belt and Road’ trojan horse

2019.04.23 “Whoever has an army has power.” – Mao Zedong In March Italy […]
April 19, 2019

Chinese growth lights fire under copper price

2019.04.19 Copper bulls are running this week, as the red metal used in […]
April 19, 2019

Battle royale brewing in Alberta

2019.04.19 Do you think the Canadian provinces have a fractious relationship with the […]
April 18, 2019

Gold bull run still intact

2019.04.18 At Ahead of the Herd we love gold (and promising junior gold […]
April 17, 2019

EVs get a boost from Big Auto

2019.04.17 Is the age of the gas-powered automobile coming to an end? Doubtful. […]
April 16, 2019

Max finds high-grade gold, platinum at surface

2019.04.16 Max Resource Corp (TSX-V: MXR) is putting an extra two letters in […]
April 13, 2019

How central bank gold buying is undermining the dollar

2019.04.13 Ahead of the Herd has been digging into why central banks are […]
April 11, 2019

Palladium, darling of the PGEs, shifting into high gear

2019.04.11 The platinum group elements (PGEs) consist of six metallic elements found in […]
April 10, 2019

MMT is a spectacularly Dem idea

2019.04.10 Economists are good for one thing, and that is creating theories. The […]
April 9, 2019

Cannabis space green shoots not what most think

2019.04.09 As signs of spring emerge in the Great White North, green shoots […]
April 9, 2019

NV Gold chasing high-grade Au in Nevada

2019.04.09 NV Gold (TSX-V:NVX, US-NVGLF) has big plans for 2019 having just doubled the claims […]
April 9, 2019

Sprout-less Gold now Tier 1 Capital

2019.04.09 Gold is often criticized by Wall Street as being kind of a […]
April 5, 2019

Running on empty

2019.04.05 Mining is all around us, though invisible to urban dwellers, so it’s […]
April 3, 2019

Aben drills targeting hi grade gold in Golden Triangle and Yukon

2019.04.03 Aben Resources (TSX-V:ABN) is prepping for what is sure to be a busy […]
April 3, 2019

Aben drills targeting hi grade gold in Golden Triangle and Yukon

2019.04.03 Aben Resources (TSX-V:ABN) is prepping for what is sure to be a busy […]
April 3, 2019

Golden Triangles Red Line

2019.04.03 “Geologists are scrambling to understand what created the phenomenal concentrations of gold […]
April 3, 2019

Max’s conglomerate gold project expanded by 60%

2019.04.03 Max Resource Corp (TSX-V:MXR) has a lot more ground to explore at […]
March 30, 2019

EV and lithium battery markets to experience significant growth

2019.03.30 In North America, electric vehicles are still a niche market, with most […]
March 29, 2019

$1B for Trump’s border wall could fix crumbling military bases

2019.03.29 US military families will continue to stay in run-down accommodations while they […]
March 28, 2019

Trudeau puts Quebec ahead of Canada to protect himself and SNC-Lavalin

2019.03.28 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is no chip off the old block […]
March 26, 2019

What if we threw a Cold War and nobody came?

2019.03.26 Russia just can’t seem to keep itself from stepping on America’s toes […]
March 26, 2019

Zinc cupboard nearly bare as price soars

2019.03.26 Zinc inventories have fallen to the point where there is less than […]