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News from September 2019

09/30/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Guyana Goldstrike Inc
Guyana Goldstrike is a project generator with a gold property in Guyana. Marudi (12,000 acres) has a 450,000 oz (2.5 gpt) deposit, and they are targeting 1 to 2 million oz. They do not have an updated company presentation and they appear to find only...  more
09/30/2019
General  
New SeekingAlpha Article: Lion One Metals
https://seekingalpha.com/article/4294149-lion-one-metals-exciting-gold-exploration-development-story  more
09/29/2019
Analysis  
Updated: China Gold Intl. Resrcs Corp Ltd
China Gold International is mostly a copper stock, but they do have a lot of gold and silver. Their CSH open pit gold mine is producing 160,000 oz and has 8 million oz of resources, which makes for a long-life mine. This mine alone probably gives it a...  more
09/29/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Galane Gold Ltd
Galane Gold appears to have the management team and properties to be successful. They have a small FD market cap of $22 million, yet are producing 30,000 oz at Mupane (an open pit mine at 2 gpt). All-in costs (free cash flow) are around $1400 per oz....  more
09/29/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Tribune Resources Ltd
Tribune Resources appears to be a project generator. They have a 37% JV called East Kundana (EKJV) that is in production. Production is around 75,000 oz annually with 1 million oz resources (their share). Revenue will be around $150 million in 2019. They...  more
09/28/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Osisko Mining Corp
Osisko Mining (previously Oban Mining) acquired the Windfall Lake project in 2015 from Eagle Hill. It is a 3.3 million oz (6.5 gpt) resource that is growing in size. A PEA was completed to produce 220,000 oz per year for 8 years. I would expect the mine...  more
09/28/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Medgold Resources Corp
Medgold Resources is a project generator focused in Europe. They have a 30/70 JV with Fortuna Silver in Serbia on their Tlamino project (75,000 acres). They had a recent discovery channel at surface that was 84 meters at 5.6 gpt gold and 105 gpt silver....  more
09/26/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Northern Star Resources Ltd
Northern Star Resources is a new major. They have 3 large producing mines at 850,000 oz and FD market cap of $4.5 billion. They only have 5 million oz of reserves, but 20 million oz of resources. The stock is pricey because they have zero debt, $200...  more
09/26/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Prosper Gold Corp
Prosper Gold is a project generator focused in Canada. They have a good exploration team, which previously sold Richfield Ventures to New Gold. Hopefully one of their three early exploration projects will become a mine. The projects cover 50,000 acres...  more
09/25/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Lion One Metals Ltd
Lion One Metals has an advanced high-grade project in Fiji called Tuvatu (90,000 acres). It is an 800,000 oz. (7 gpt) deposit that is fully permitted. The capex is $48 million (from the 2015 PEA) with an after-tax IRR over 50% at $1,300 gold. The cash...  more
09/25/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Golden Dawn Minerals Inc
Golden Dawn Minerals is a new company trying to bring past producing gold mines back in production. Lexington, Golden Crown, and May Mac, along with more than a dozen others in British Columbia. Historical production on the Greenwood property (30,000...  more
09/24/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Alianza Minerals Ltd.
Alianza Minerals was created in 2015 from the combination of Tarsis Resources and Estrella Gold. It is a project generator without an advanced project. They have 21 early exploration projects in the Yukon, Mexico, Nevada, and Peru and 3 JVs with...  more
09/24/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Vast Resources Plc
Vast Resources was a small gold producer in Zimbabwe. However, the no longer mention this property on their website. They do have a company presentation, but I couldn't find any recent financials. I don't know how much debt they have. They listed 8.7...  more
09/23/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Lara Exploration Ltd
Lara Exploration is a project generator focused in South America. The only problem with this stock is that it is not precious metals focused. However, with a higher price of gold, I would expect this company to focus more on gold. Lara has shown the...  more
09/22/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Taseko Mines Ltd
Taseko Mines has a large advanced stage gold project (Prosperity) in British Columbia. However, in 2013, the Canadian government denied their environmental permit. Unless this ruling is overturned, this project will not get built. They were forecasting...  more
09/22/2019
Analysis  
Updated: RTG Mining Inc
RTG Mining is project generator, although they tend to develop projects until they can eventually sell them. They will de-risk projects all the way to first pour and then get their payday. They were trying to develop a gold project in the Philippines....  more
09/22/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Terrax Minerals Inc.
TerraX Minerals is a project generator with a large property in Canada (Northwest Territories). They are drilling three or four different discoveries on their large (200,000 acres) Yellowknife property. It has 450 historical drill holes with several high-  more
09/22/2019
Analysis  
Updated: METALLA ROYALTY
Metalla Royalty & Streaming (formerly Excalibur Resources) is a new royalty company formed in 2016. They have grown aggressively and now have 44 royalty and streaming properties. Their share price is up 440% since 2016. They have a very good management...  more
09/21/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd
Agnico-Eagle Mines is a solid company with 22 million oz (2.5 gpt) of gold reserves and 55 million oz of gold resources. Growth will be steady, but nothing to get excited about. They could underperform in the major category because they are already...  more
09/21/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Pan African Resources Plc
Pan African Resources is a mid-tier gold producer in South Africa. They have large resources at 30 million oz (3.5 gpt) and are producing 170,000 oz with all-in costs (free cash flow) around $1200 per oz. They don't have a good balance sheet with about $6  more
09/21/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Gold Road Resources Ltd
Gold Road Resources is a new producer in Australia. This stock is a mystery to me. The current valuation is $775 million, but they only have 115,000 oz of annual production. It is a long-life mine, plus they have two other projects that could increase...  more
09/21/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Independence Group NL
Independence Group is mostly a base metals producer in Australia. They get cash flow from gold, nickel, zinc, and copper. They have two producing base metals mines, and a gold JV (Tropicana), where they receive 30% of production (150,000 oz in 2019)....  more
09/21/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Trevali Mining Corp
Trevali Mining is mostly a zinc producer, with about 85% of their revenue from zinc. They have producing mines in Peru (Santander), Canada (Caribou), West Africa (Perkoa), and South Africa (Rosh Pinah). I'm including them in the database because they...  more
09/19/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Chesapeake Gold Corp.
Chesapeake Gold is a project generator with a huge project in Mexico. Metates has 18 million oz. of gold (.6 gpt), 500 million oz. of silver (15 gpt), and 4 billion lbs. of zinc. With gold production potentially reaching 600,000 oz. per year, this could...  more
09/19/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Chesapeake Gold Corp.
Chesapeake Gold is a project generator with a huge project in Mexico. Metates has 18 million oz. of gold (.6 gpt), 500 million oz. of silver (15 gpt), and 4 billion lbs. of zinc. With gold production potentially reaching 600,000 oz. per year, this could...  more
09/18/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Japan Gold Corp
Japan Gold (formerly Sky Ridge Resources) is a new exploration company focused in Japan. They have 23 gold properties on 150,000+ acres. All are early exploration, although they have at least 11 past-producing high-grade gold mines (before 1980). They...  more
09/16/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Franco-Nevada Corp
Franco-Nevada is a royalty company and a very good one. They're revenue is growing at a fast rate. They have 53 producing projects with an expected free cash flow around $240 million in 2020. They have an excellent pipeline of 35 advanced stage projects...  more
09/16/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Magnum Goldcorp Inc
Magnum Gold has a single exploration project in Canada (British Columbia). The LH project had some drilling in 2015 when they hit the discovery holes (17 meters at 13 gpt and 57 meters at 3.8 gpt). unforunately they were not able to follow up with...  more
09/16/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Thunderstruck Resources Ltd
Thunderstruck Resources is a project generator focused in Fiji. They are exploring 5 deposits, most of which are base metals (copper and zinc). The have two high grade zinc discoveries (Nakoro and Wainaleka) and two gold projects (Liwa Creek and Rama...  more
09/15/2019
Analysis  
Updated: ATAC Resources Ltd.
ATAC Resources is a project generator with a large project in the Yukon, Canada. The Rackla Gold property is a 115-mile narrow trend on 400,000 acres. They are drilling about 20 deposits and have had excellent drill results. So far it seems like every...  more
09/15/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Golden Arrow Res Corp.
Golden Arrow Resources had a large silver project (Chinchilla) in Argentina. This is yet again another cautionary tale for investing in project generators. Chinchilla is a 140 million oz deposit. They made a 75% JV with SSR Mining, who has built the mine.  more
09/15/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Ariana Resources Plc
Ariana Resources is a new small gold producer in Turkey. They have a 50% ownership of the Red Rabbit project (Kiziltepe and Tavsan). Cash costs are projected to be about $650 per oz and the IRR is 38%. Production is about 12,000 oz per year (their share).  more
09/15/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Ausgold Ltd
Ausgold Ltd has an interesting exploration property in Western Australia. Katanning (500,000 acres with a 9-mile strike) is a 1 million oz (1.3 gpt) resource likely to grow in size. They have 50+ more targets to drill and they think there is significant...  more
09/15/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Golden Share Resources Corp
Golden Share Mining is a project generator in Ontario, Canada. They have two early exploration gold projects: Berens River and Band Ore. Both are past producing mines with historical resources (around 400,000 oz). One of these projects could become a...  more
09/14/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Freegold Ventures Ltd
Freegold Ventures has a large gold project in Alaska. The Golden Summit project (3 million oz at .7 gpt) is in a good location, only 20 miles from Fairbanks and 5 miles from a large Kinross surface mine. They have an FD market cap of only $15 million,...  more
09/14/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Pretium Resources Inc
Pretium Resources has two large gold/silver projects in British Columbia, Canada (located in the Golden Triangle). They have 50 million oz of gold and 200 million oz of silver at their Brucejack and Snowfield properties. They have excellent production...  more
09/14/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Patagonia Gold Plc
Patagonia Gold (formerly Hunt Mining) is a small producer in Argentina. They will produce about 40,000 oz at Cap Oeste in 2019, where they have 1.2 million oz (including silver). They are only planning to produce 80,000 oz over two years. They have about...  more
09/14/2019
Analysis  
Updated: New Pacific Metals Corp
New Pacific Metals is a new company. In 2017, they paid $45 million to acquire Alcira, which has a potential large silver mine in Bolivia (Silver Sand). Silver Sand (12,000 acres acres) is still early exploration, but it looks like a very large mine....  more
09/14/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Oceanus Resources Corp
Oceanus Resources is a project generator with a large low-grade silver/gold project in Mexico. The El Tigre silver project (50,000 acres) has 44 million oz at 75 gpt (including gold) / or 1 million oz of gold equivalent at .8 gpt. It is getting close to...  more
09/13/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Leagold Mining Corp
Leagold Mining is a new company that is mostly ran by the Endeavour Mining team. The purchased the Los Filos mine in Mexico from Goldcorp. Los Filos is a large open pit and underground mine, producing 200,000 oz a year at $850 per oz cash costs. This is...  more
09/12/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Plata Latina Minerals Corp
Plata Latina Minerals is a project generator focusing on silver in Mexico. They have 3 early exploration projects (Palo Alto, Vaquerias, and La Joya) on 25,000 acres. The best thing they have going for them is the location of their projects, which are in...  more
09/12/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Fiore Gold
Fiore Gold is a small producer in Nevada. It is a new company that was formed by billionaire Frank Giustra merging Fiore Exploration with GRP Minerals in 2017. They have two projects (Pan and Goldstrike) in Nevada on 50,000 acres. They are currently...  more
09/12/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Horizon Gold Ltd
Horizon Gold is a new company (spin out from Panoramic Resources) in Australia. They have an excellent property, but investors are not impressed. Their FD market cap is only $18 million. Gum Creek has two high-grade open pits (Swan and Swift), which have...  more
09/11/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Asanko Gold Inc
Asanko Gold (formerly Keegan Resources) is a new mid-tier producer in West Africa (Ghana). Their 2 million oz Nkran open pit project is producing 220,000 oz at around $800 per oz cash costs. They lost money last quarter, will all-in costs around $1300. I...  more
09/11/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Spanish Mountain Gold Ltd
Spanish Mountain has a large (5.3 million oz at .4 gpt) open pit gold project in Canada (British Columbia). They recently updated their PEA, which reduced the capex to $385 million, decreased cash costs to $700 per oz ($550 for the first 10 years), and...  more
09/11/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Stratabound Minerals
Stratabound Minerals is a project generator focused in Canada. They have one gold property in the Yukon (Gold Culvert). It is on 20,000 acres and appears to be a discovery. They have only done a little bit of trenching and have identified a mineralized...  more
09/09/2019
Analysis  
Updated: G2 Goldfields Inc.
G2 Goldfields (previously Sandy Lake Gold) is a project generator focused in Canada and Guyana. They have two early exploration projects. Sandy Lake in Ontario is a large property (90,000 acres) in a good location. They claim it is the only place near...  more
09/09/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Sky Gold Corp.
Sky Gold (previously Sunvest Minerals) is a small exploration company in Canada. They have recently sold Their McKinnon-Hawkins gold project in Ontario (13,000 acres) in order to focus on their Clone project, which is located in the Golden Triangle (Briti  more
09/09/2019
Analysis  
Added: Genesis Minerals Ltd.
Genesis Minerals is trying to build a small underground gold mine (Ulysses) in Australia. It's a 750,000 oz deposit (3.3 gpt), but they are only focusing on 400,000 oz at 4 gpt. They completed a scoping study in 2018 and are working on a feasibility...  more
09/08/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Galantas Gold Corp
Galantas Gold is trying to build a small high-grade underground mine in Ireland. It has a low capex ($11 million) because they already have a mill, which was recently used for open pit mining. The Cavanacaw / Omagh mine is 400,000 oz at 6 gpt. They will...  more
09/08/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Sihayo Gold Ltd.
Sihayo Gold is trying to build their first mine in Indonesia. They have been in business a long time and have 20 projects. Their Pungkut deposit is 1.6 million oz (2 gpt) with a completed feasibility study. The capex is $158 million to produce 90,000 oz...  more
09/08/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Alkane Resources Ltd.
Alkane Resources is small Australian gold producer at 50,000 oz per year. They have a lot of experience and good management team. Their Tomingley mine has 400,000 oz and has a short mine life and is scheduled to close in 2023. It is profitable, with $18...  more
09/08/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Red 5 Ltd.
Red 5 LTD is a new mid-tier producer in Australia. They plan to produce 110,000 oz in 2020 with all-in costs (free cash flow) around $1250 per oz. They have 2.8 million oz (3.8 gpt) at their Darlot and King of the Hills (KOTH) mines. Both mines have...  more
09/08/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Monarch Gold Corp
Monarques Gold is developing a large open pit project in Quebec. They acquired the Wasamac open pit project (2.5 million oz at 2.7 gpt) from Alamos Gold. They paid with 36 million shares. Investors seem to have ignored the acquisition, giving them an FD...  more
09/08/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Stelmine Canada Ltd
Stelmine Canada is an exploration company focused in Canada. They have been collecting properties in Quebec. They now have 7 on more than 100,000 acres. All 5 are on large properties. However, they are also early exploration without any discoveries. This...  more
09/08/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Luckystrike Resources Ltd
Luckystrike Resources is a new project generator. They were a spinout from Goldstrike Resources in 2018. They have 6 properties in the Yukon (White Gold district). Their Lucky Strike property (40,000 acres) is a potential mine with a discovery hole (22...  more
09/07/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Catalyst Metals Ltd
Catalyst Metals is a project generator focused in Australia. They have an exciting gold discovery (Four Eagles) with drill holes of 27 meters at 22 gpt, 22 meters at 31 gpt, 20 meters at 21 gpt. Their share price is at a 5-year high. Investors like high...  more
09/07/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Navarre Minerals Ltd.
Navarre Minerals is a project generator in Australia. They have two large early exploration gold projects. They are drilling Irvine, which has a 5-mile strike target. The property is on a 30-mile trend with several discoveries to explore: Langi Logan,...  more
09/07/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Dgo Gold Ltd
DGO Gold is a project generator in Australia. They have 3 early exploration gold projects. None of them appear to be discoveries. They claim to have 10 high priority drill targets, but do not mention on which properties. Ora Banda (5,000 acres), Mt...  more
09/07/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Encounter Resources Ltd
Encounter Resources is a project generator focused in Western Australia. They have very large land holdings, including 5 JVs with Newcrest over more than 1 million acres. Newcrest has an option to obtain 80% of any project they are exploring. They have...  more
09/07/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Firefox Gold
Firefox Gold is a new project generator focused in Finland. They did their IPO in 2018 and just began exploration. They have 5 properties with a total of 200,000 hectares. Some of their properties have past exploration and are potential discoveries....  more
09/06/2019
General  
New SeekingAlpha Article: Barkerville Gold
https://seekingalpha.com/article/4290144-barkerville-gold-mines-high-upside-potential  more
09/05/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Maya Gold & Silver Inc
Maya Gold & Silver is a small silver producer in Morocco. Zgounder, their silver project (85% owned), is a past producing mine (working mill onsite) with a 10 million oz resource (10 opt). They are producing about 1 million oz per year. Cash costs are...  more
09/05/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Banyan Gold Corp
Banyan Gold has 2 early stage exploration open pit projects in the Yukon. Their main focus is The Aurex and McQuesten gold properties which are contiguous, comprising of 8,230 hectares and 1,000 hectares respectively and include areas of historic gold...  more
09/04/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Winston Gold Corp
Winston Gold Mining is advancing their Winston project to production in Montana. They do not have a PEA or resource estimate, so the risk is extremely high. They have 630 drill holes and think they can advance it to production with only $1.5 million. It...  more
09/03/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Hi Ho Silver Resources
Hi Ho Silver is a small project generator focused in Canada (British Columbia). All of their projects are early exploration and are mostly gold. They have a tiny market cap and I decided to add them to the database because of their catchy name. If silver...  more
09/03/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Valor Resources Ltd
Valor Resources is an Australian project generator with a large silver/copper/manganese project in Peru. It is a 50% JV, and their partner is drilling. The deposit has 125 million oz of silver (86 gpt), plus copper and manganese offsets. They are calling...  more
09/03/2019
General  
August 2019 Newsletter Posted.
The August 2019 newsletter has just been posted.  more
09/01/2019
Analysis  
Updated: Sanatana Resources Inc
Sanatana Resources is a project generator based in Canada. They have two early exploration projects. Jackfish in Ontario is on 17,000 acres and has never been drilled. Tirua in Papua New Guinea is on 17,000 acres and is a recent acquisition. It has had...  more


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