You need to find the quality management teams with money in the treasury, the ability to raise more and having the advanced projects that are well along the development path towards a mine that is going to be a long life, lowest quartile all-in cost producer.
Investors seeking leverage to precious metals should focus on junior resource companies who own the world’s undeveloped gold and silver deposits as they provide the best exposure to a rising precious metals price environment.
Financial information provider SNL Financial, Charlottesville, Va., has moved into the metals and mining sector by acquiring Metals Economics Group, Halifax, Nova Scotia. The acquisition makes metals and mining the fifth vertical market for SNL.
In 2011 gold-mine production came in at an all-time record high. And in 2012 experts anticipate production to be even higher, edging above the previous year’s 87m-ounce tally. From the looks of it, the major source of gold’s supply is in fine fettle.
We are confident that Latin America will not only bring into production many new deposits in the following years, but that many new discoveries will be made as well. We follow the money as Latin America is apparently the place to be.
The US needs to figure out who its friends are and work with them to establish security of supply. The country’s politicians, and its citizens, also need to figure out that true wealth, a growing economy and a strong country are built by resource extraction and manufacturing.
The index increased in November to reach its highest level since last March as a result of a record month of significant drill results. A December fall-off in exploration was mitigated by an end-of year financing push
Just what are critical metals? They are sometimes referred to as "strategic" or "technology" metals, but clear definitions for these terms often prove elusive and routinely depend on to whom you're talking.