Gold – Jurisdiction risk continues to grow as a result of countries attempting to capitalize on higher commodity prices. In this interview for The Gold Report, Thibaut Lepouttre, editor of Caesars Report, a newsletter and mining portal in Belgium, discusses which jurisdictions offer better value to investors and which countries to avoid. He also offers suggestions on where to look outside of North America for compelling values in junior mining.
Feature Videos Directory
Diamond – William Lamb, president and CEO of Lucara Diamond, discusses the Kimberley Process, the challenges of being a diamond junior and his company's projects in Botswana and Lesotho in a video interview with INN Senior Editor Andrew Topf.
At PDAC 2013, INN Senior Editor Andrew Topf and Tom Hoefer, executive director of the NWT & Nunavut Chamber of Mines, discussed mining in Canada's Northwest Territories and Nunavut, touching on the recent transfer of power from the federal government to the territories, the potential for new metal mines as well as labor and infrastructure challenges.
INN Senior Editor Andrew Topf spoke with Atiq Sediqi, senior advisor with the Afghanistan Ministry of Mines, at the recent PDAC conference. Sediqi touched on a number of aspects of mining and mineral exploration in Afghanistan, providing a summary of its geological potential and an update on the security situation.
Nickel – At PDAC 2013, INN Editor Vivien Diniz spoke with metals analyst Gerhard Pariser about chromium and nickel market developments, including China's growing use of nickel pig iron.
Uranium – Mining analyst Jeb Handwerger speaks with INN Senior Editor Andrew Topf at PDAC 2013. Handwerger, a longtime uranium bull, shares his views on the uranium market and where new uranium mines are likely to be developed.
Tantalum – At PDAC 2013, Chris Grove of Commerce Resources (TSXV:CCE) spoke with INN Senior Editor Andrew Topf about the use of tantalum in the electronics industry and how the metal is smuggled out of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
At PDAC 2013, Dr. Karen Hanghoj of the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland discussed the geological potential of Greenland with INN Senior Editor Andrew Topf.
During PDAC 2013, INN Editor Vivien Diniz spoke with mining consultant Don Singer about the unique risk profile of mineral exploration and what investors can do to mitigate such risk.
Oil – At PDAC 2013, Keith Schaefer, editor and publisher of Oil & Gas Investments Bulletin, spoke with INN Editor Vivien Diniz about why junior oil and gas explorers are being pushed into frontier regions, why condensate is important and why oil prices are going to drop this year.