Metals and Mining

The Impressive News Release

On November 15, 2009, we announced a special feature report (click here for the report) on one of our favourite silver stocks, Silvermex Resources (TSX-V:SMR) when it was trading at CDN$0.32.
On Friday, they finally announced the closing of the Rosario Project acquisition.
Silvermex Resources (TSX-V: SMR) closed this Friday at CDN $0.45.
It’s great to see Silvermex (TSX-V:SMR) shares trading…

The Report that Shocked the World

A few weeks ago, Société Générale, one of the oldest banks in France and the 3rd largest Corporate and Investment bank in the Eurozone, released a 68-page report entitled ‘Worst-Case Debt Scenario: Protecting Yourself Against Economic Collapse.”
In their report, they advised clients on how to prepare their portfolios in the case of a complete global economic collapse.
Hoping for the b…

Revisiting a Breakthrough – The Original Gold Super Hero

With investors hurdling toward gold as our Government prints more money, I am reminded of a story that many gold enthusiasts may already know. It’s a story about a real life gold super hero whose deviance of conventional wisdom turned a failing corporation into one of the world’s largest gold producers.
Many of you who have been a part of Equedia Weekly for a long time will have alread…

A New Standard in Silver?

Sometimes things just can’t wait. This past week we caught wind of a news release that triggered an immediate interest from our staff signaling us to, once again, change our schedule for Equedia Weekly. But before we get into the details of our latest story, another news release caught our attention. The drilling has begun. Last week, we put out a very special edition on Trueclaim Expl…

Taking the Next Step

There is a common misconception surrounding feasibility studies. We know they’re important but their significance is commonly misconstrued. Make one mistake or skip one step of the process and it can have detrimental effects on a mining project.
A mining feasibility study, in short, is an evaluation of a proposed mining project to determine if the mineral resource can be mined economically.…

Key Things You Should Know

Mining resources has been the hottest sector during this market upturn. Last week, we talked about Ivanhoe Mines running from $2 per share to $13 and Teck Resources soaring from $3 per share to over $32, both in less than a year.
There’s no doubt that investors are flocking towards the mining sector, especially Canadians. Sixty percent of all public mining companies are listed on the Ca…

A Lesson in the Making

The deal is done. In last week’s newsletter, we talked about the significance of October 6, 2009 – a date marking the final signing of an agreement that will begin the process of opening up one of the world’s largest undeveloped copper-gold resources.
Ivanhoe Mines and Rio Tinto has now officially signed with the Mongolian government to begin the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold projec…

The Mongolia Advantage

With the world’s largest undeveloped copper and gold projects, you’d think by now Mongolia would be a mining household name. But this destitute country’s overzealous legal restrictions on mining, stemmed from its greed for an ever-greater share of mining profits have finally been broken.…

Playing Ball with Resources and Obama Talks G20

Nobody likes resource companies these days. Heck, nobody likes the markets at all.
But I think it’s time for anybody with a sense of reality to once again consider looking at resource plays as a way to reap the incredible opportunities that this market has in store for risk-tolerant and patient investors.
Since last year, I am sure that all of your senses have gravitated towards the sent…