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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

It’s not easy going green

2019.07.06 As Kermit the Frog used to say, “It’s not easy being green.”. […]
July 3, 2019

De-dollarization has begun

2019.07.03 In the 1960s, French politician Valéry d’Estaing complained that the United States […]
July 3, 2019

Resource extraction melee

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

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 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 11, 2019

Cobalt

2019.06.11 Our coverage of the electrification of the transportation system has been focused […]
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 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

Three safe-haven reasons to own gold

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

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 7, 2019

The future of pot

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

Cypress: 5 first steps to a lithium mine

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

Battle royale brewing in Alberta

2019.04.19 Do you think the Canadian provinces have a fractious relationship with the […]
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 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

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
March 22, 2019

A recession is coming, buy gold explorers with scale

2019.03.22 Mining has a well-worn adage, “grade is king”. While that may be […]
March 22, 2019

Push for more LNG overshadows fracking-caused earthquakes

2019.03.22 LNG Canada is getting more ambitious in its plans to build BC’s […]
March 22, 2019

Push for more LNG overshadows fracking-caused earthquakes

2019.03.22 LNG Canada is getting more ambitious in its plans to build BC’s […]
March 21, 2019

Guyana Goldstrike aims to add ounces at gold-bearing iron formation

2019.03.21 Wedged between two resource giants on the north coast of South America, […]
March 21, 2019

ROCK ready to roll in Saskatchewan

2019.03.21 Drills are turning at the Knife Lake Project in Saskatchewan, where Rockridge […]
March 21, 2019

ROCK ready to roll in Saskatchewan

2019.03.21 Drills are turning at the Knife Lake Project in Saskatchewan, where Rockridge […]
March 19, 2019

Cannabis tester FluroTech is a market disruptor

2019.03.19 The legalization of cannabis in Canada – only the second country after […]
March 8, 2019

Boreal Metals hunting high-grade VMS in mining-friendly Sweden

2019.03.08 Among the most important criteria in deciding which junior mining companies to […]
March 8, 2019

Codelco lithium fizzle: Chile’s loss is US’s gain

2019.03.08 The world’s largest copper miner is sticking to what it knows best […]
March 8, 2019

Gold M&A

2019.03.08 On Monday Newmont Mining rejected a $17.8 billion hostile takeover by Canada’s […]
March 8, 2019

Why the record US trade deficit is good for commodities

2019.03.08 On Monday a headline that must have put Donald Trump in a […]
March 5, 2019

Veg out on asparagus to resist cancer

2019.03.05 The health effects of “superfoods” have been touted for nearly 30 years, […]
March 1, 2019

Gold-rich banded iron formations

2019.03.01 Three and a half billion years ago, the earth’s atmosphere had no […]
February 28, 2019

All you need to know about VMS

2019.02.28 Between 4,000 million and 2,500 million years ago, the earth had cooled […]
February 28, 2019

As copper soars, capital markets specialist joins Rockridge board

2019.02.28 Copper was trading at its highest since June on Wednesday, hitting $2.95 […]
February 27, 2019

Max runs up 30% on gold- satellite survey correlation

2019.02.27 Max Resource (TSX-V:MXR) briefly hit a fresh 52-week high today after publishing […]
February 26, 2019

Cypress moving forward to Phase ll Prefeasibility

2019.02.26 Cypress Development Corp (TSX-V:CYP) has achieved its objective of confirming that recent […]
February 23, 2019

Called for lithium tsunami cancelled

2019.02.23 The prevailing theme for the lithium market over the past several months […]
February 22, 2019

Max Resource Corp (TSX-V:MXR) survey says?

2019.02.22 Max Resource Corp (TSX-V:MXR) continues to gather more data on the mineralization […]
February 22, 2019

Resource nationalism could further choke metal supplies

2019.02.22 Three of the most important metals surged on Wednesday due to a […]
February 22, 2019

Resource nationalism could further choke metal supplies

2019.02.22 Three of the most important metals surged on Wednesday due to a […]
February 16, 2019

All the macro factors in place for a big gold run

2019.02.16 Gold markets were rocking on Tuesday, lifted by a basket of factors […]
February 16, 2019

Chilean water fight casts doubt on ‘Saudi Arabia of lithium’

2019.02.16 Everybody in the lithium game knows about the lithium triangle. Straddling three […]
February 16, 2019

The Big Lies perpetuated by Big Oil & Gas

2019.02.16 I always enjoy watching the Alberta government’s television ad on the Kinder Morgan […]
February 15, 2019

Max Resources free gold elephant

2019.02.15 Max Resources (TSX.V:MXR) latest update explains the sampling protocol being used on […]
February 14, 2019

The global infrastructure deficit – the road not yet taken

2019.02.14 Infrastructure is the physical systems – the roads, power transmission lines and […]
February 14, 2019

Where will the US get its lithium from?

2019.02.14 The lithium bears took another bullet to the backside on Tuesday with […]
February 13, 2019

Plunging inventories have zinc bulls ready to run

2019.02.13 On Tuesday zinc inventories in London Metal Exchange (LME) warehouses sunk into […]
February 12, 2019

We are the Lemmings

2019.02.12 What were you doing on August 1, 2018? Likely it was just […]
February 9, 2019

ETFs are the modern-day fools gold

2019.02.09 Gold was up slightly on Friday, due partly to continued weakness in […]
February 8, 2019

Max upscales potential gold-bearing conglomerates by 4.5X

2019.02.08 Scale does matter. Max Resource Corp (TSX-V: MXR) has identified a second […]
February 7, 2019

Uranium bellwether Cameco on the march

2019.02.07 On February 5 Cameco (TSX:CCO) broke through $13.00 for the first time […]
February 6, 2019

Citi sees copper rising 10% on coming trade deal

2019.02.06 Citi Bank is bullish on copper and appears to be brimming with […]
February 6, 2019

We have a problem, spodumene

2019.02.06 Over the next four years, lithium from Western Australia is expected to […]
February 4, 2019

The new Cold War and gold

2019.02.04 In December President Trump pounded out a tweet that raised a lot […]
February 2, 2019

Venezuela trying to sell gold to stay afloat

2019.02.02 Venezuela is reaching for its last card as the deck collapses on […]
February 1, 2019

Max Resources has found its El Dorado

2019.02.01 In the 1500’s, Spanish explorers set foot on a strange new land, […]
January 30, 2019

New Brunswick nuclear energy vs BC LNG

2019.01.30 The nuclear powered energy train has left the station in the Eastern […]