January 15, 2020

Copper juniors gravitating towards new area play

2020.01.15 Area plays, where one company makes a discovery then other companies rush […]
January 14, 2020

NV Gold doubles down on silver with new Arizona project

2020.01.14 Arizona may be famous for its gems, but it was silver that […]
January 9, 2020

How mining M&A is starving juniors

2020.01.09 A brisk wind of investment dollars is blowing in the direction of […]
January 8, 2020

MINE in BC, a clean alternative to DRC’s dirty trade in cobalt

2020.01.08 Ever wonder what’s inside your cell phone, behind the long trail of […]
January 4, 2020

Will 2020 be junior mining’s year?

2020.01.04 Another year of covering commodities and select junior mining stocks is all […]
January 1, 2020

Road to a mining ‘yes’ littered with obstacles in Canada

Resource nationalism is the tendency of people and governments to assert control, for strategic […]
January 1, 2020

Themes Matter

2017.06.25 When looking for an investment your method should involve a thematic approach, […]
January 1, 2020

Dr. Drone

2017.06.25 Economist Joseph Schumpeter introduced innovation economics in his 1942 book Capitalism, Socialism and […]
January 1, 2020

Two Bullets

2017.06.25 I’ve read the following article so many times I can just about […]
January 1, 2020

US Red Shirts and the Boogaloo

2020.06.02 The race riots seen around the United States over the past few […]
January 1, 2020

Road to a mining ‘yes’ littered with obstacles in Canada

Resource nationalism is the tendency of people and governments to assert control, for strategic […]
December 24, 2019

Hi-yo Silver Away!

2019.12.24 Silver is expected to begin the next decade newly burnished, through a […]
December 20, 2019

Gold vs cash in a crisis

2019.12.20 Mattress stuffers or bullion holders? Who fares better in a crisis? North American […]
December 18, 2019

Palladium One cashed up to survey/drill PGE-Cu-Ni Project

2019.12.18 Palladium One Mining (TSX-V:PDM, FRA:7N11) will be kicking off the new decade […]
December 17, 2019

Copper price drivers

2019.12.17 The copper price was holding steady at $2.79 per pound, Monday, just […]
December 14, 2019

The Repatriators

2019.12.14 The Europeans want their gold back. Amid global trade uncertainty, a pall […]
December 14, 2019

FluroTech pops on US distribution agreement

2019.12.14 Investors in FluroTech (TSX-V:TEST, OTCQB:FLURF) saw the value of their shares spike […]
December 14, 2019

Demand for battery metals strong despite weak EV sales

2019.12.14 For all the hype over electric vehicles and their relentlessly optimistic growth […]
December 7, 2019

The next copper frontier

2019.12.07 Imagine a world without copper. Or a world in which copper is […]
December 4, 2019

The US pivot to Africa

2019.12.04 As world leaders gather in London this week for the NATO Summit, […]
November 30, 2019

Getchell’s Gold

2019.11.30 Getchell Gold (CSE:GTCH) announced on October 17, 2019 a binding letter agreement with Canarc Resource Corp. […]
November 30, 2019

Lower-priced platinum keeping palladium supply in check

2019.11.30 Palladium prices are marching up again despite the platinum-group element (PGE) losing […]
November 30, 2019

A psychedelic renaissance

2019.11.30 Fifty-three years after LSD was banned by the FDA, psychedelic drugs are […]
November 28, 2019

Gold and a gun

2019.11.28 There are many extreme events that could do massive damage to planet […]
November 26, 2019

Growing inequality threatens mining

2019.11.26 In the 1986 classic ‘Platoon’, Charlie Sheen’s character Chris Taylor tells everyone […]
November 23, 2019

Inomin eyeing monster BC nickel sulphide deposits

2019.11.23 Canada has long enjoyed a reputation as one of the world’s leading […]
November 18, 2019

The promise of AI

2019.11.18 In ‘The Terminator’ series of action films starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, a cybernetic […]
November 14, 2019

Getchell Gold Signs Binding Letter Agreement to acquire 1.1m oz Nevada gold resource

2019.11.14 Getchell Gold (CSE:GTCH), in our opinion, just became a contender to become […]
November 14, 2019

3D printing is a manufacturing game-changer

2019.11.14 Calling all carnivores: ever thought about getting a meat printer? Of hand-crafting […]
November 13, 2019

Over-supplied lithium unlikely to happen to nickel

2019.11.13 An irrefutable truth right now is the global shift towards the electrification […]
November 8, 2019

World’s major gold miners target copper porphyries

2019.11.08 Something has changed in the gold industry. During high gold-price periods the […]
November 6, 2019

Is China locking up Indonesian nickel?

2019.11.06 As it has done with cobalt, graphite and rare earths, China appears […]
November 6, 2019

Australian lithium mines not viable at current prices

2019.11.06 Australia’s Mineral Resources (ASX:MIN) said last week it is pausing operations at its […]
November 2, 2019

MXR seeking sedimentary copper in Colombia

2019.11.02 West of Glen Canyon, Utah, a 90-million-year-old secret is hidden beneath the […]
November 2, 2019

Lifting the entitlement burden

2019.11.02 On Wednesday the US Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the third […]
October 31, 2019

‘Power to the People’ and mining

2019.10.31 The 1960s and 70s were decades of incredible social upheaval. Fed up […]
October 31, 2019

‘Power to the People’ and mining

2019.10.31 The 1960s and 70s were decades of incredible social upheaval. Fed up […]
October 25, 2019

Canadian mining, oil & gas have a lot to lose from minority government

2019.10.25 In mid-August, a ground-breaking ceremony of sorts took place in Edmonton for […]
October 22, 2019

Copper noose tightening

2019.10.22 Copper prices surged to a one-month high on Monday, on potential supply […]
October 19, 2019

The Coming Great Global Reset

2019.10.19 In the first quarter of 2019, global debt hit $246.5 trillion. Encouraged […]
October 17, 2019

Building America’s mine to battery to EV supply chain

2019.10.17 In 2010 the US Department of Energy’s Critical Materials Strategy included lithium as one […]
October 12, 2019

Palladium is an unsung green superhero

2019.10.12 Smog from vehicle emissions is estimated to cause a third of the […]
October 12, 2019

Leading Indicators Point to Higher Gold

2019.10.12 Anticipation of a trade deal between the United States and China had […]
October 11, 2019

Nevada is the Golden State

2019.10.11 Major gold companies are running out of reserves and every year it […]
October 5, 2019

Feeding the world vs saving the planet

2019.10.05 When China closed its door to all US agricultural exports in August, […]
October 5, 2019

The Later United States Empire

2019.10.05 In 1917, the United States created the federal debt limit (or ceiling) […]
October 3, 2019

When the levee breaks

2019.10.03 In John Steinbeck’s epic novel ‘The Grapes of Wrath’, a poor family […]
October 1, 2019

Precious metals taking a breather

2019.10.01 This year at AOTH we have tackled a number of reasons for gold and […]
October 1, 2019

Precious metals taking a breather

2019.10.01 This year at AOTH we have tackled a number of reasons for gold and […]
September 28, 2019

NV Gold delivers 2 summer drill programs, planning a 3rd

2019.09.28 One of the worst things that can happen to a junior resource […]
September 28, 2019

Why America’s critical minerals strategy is doomed to fail

2019.09.28 Donald Trump started a trade war with China thinking, obviously, that his […]
September 25, 2019

More smelters, scrap metal ban driving Chinese copper imports

2019.09.25 Despite evidence of a slowing economy, shipments of raw materials are gliding […]
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

Cypress cracks claystone metallurgy

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

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

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 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

Cobalt to share EV battery duties with nickel

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

AOTH metals and company roundup

2019.07.20 At the beginning of January we at Ahead of the Herd made […]
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

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 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 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

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 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

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 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 […]