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VIDEO: Return of the Copper King – Crown Mining Corp CEO Stephen Dunn

Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX), BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP), and Rio Tinto plc (ADR)  (NYSE:RIO), three of the world’s largest miners of copper, have one thing in common: they are all running out of copper. This video, featuring Crown Mining Corp (CVE:CWN), delves into the causes of the growing shortage of copper, and why companies like Crown Mining are likeley to find themselves on the receiving end of increased interest from these large companies going forward.

PODCAST: Global Energy Metals Corp CEO Mitchell Smith on the Cobalt and Lithium Demand Curve

Global Energy Metals Corp (CVE:GEMC) (OTCMKTS:GBLEF) (FRA:5GE1) CEO Mitchell Smith is focused on developing future supply of both Cobalt and Lithium for the electric car revolution now underway.   James West:    Mitchell, thanks for joining me today. Mitchell Smith: Thank you very much. James West:    Mitchell, let’s talk a bit about the Global Energy Metals market and in particular, your company’s role in it. What is new? You seem to be doing lots more in cobalt and in lithium. Mitchell […]

Crius Energy Trust: Nasty Bear Raid Victim Or Weak Stock Searching For A Scapegoat?

Crius Energy In Damage Control Mode As Shares Tumble to 20-Month Lows Crius Energy might as well be called Crisis Energy after yesterday’s ugly stock rout. At one point, shares fell $1.54 (-17.62%), which is quite dramatic for the usually glacially-moving Energy Trust company. Given that there was no catalytic news release to inspire such events, we ask: Was Crius the victim of some nefarious short seller plot? Or was the weakness simply the inevitable byproduct of a stock which […]

Canadian Mining Companies Energized On Double Shot Of Positive Industry News

Apple, Glencore Deliver Lasting Long-Term Catalysts For Canadian Mining Companies For Canadian Mining companies, today was a good day. Irrespective of how the cornucopia of metal/energy/agriculture stocks perform on this particular session, long term, some exciting macro-economic catalysts have been set in stone. The news comes courtesy of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Glencore PLC (LON:GLEN), two behemoths in their respective sectors. This article attempts to breakdown the magnitude of each news event, and how Canadian investors can profit. We begin […]

VIDEO: Ceylon Graphite CEO Bharat Parashar Talkes About the Abundance Graphite in Sri Lanka

Bharat Parashar, CEO of Ceylon Graphite (CVE: CYL, OTCMKTS: CYLYF) talks to James about his mining interests in Sri Lanka. The graphite there is apparently among the best deposits in the world. Graphite is a major component to used batteries, sometimes as much as 60%. TRANSCRIPT: James West:    Bharat, thanks for joining us today. Bharat Parashar:     Thank you. James West:    I notice by the most recent press releases that you guys have reclaimed or refurbished your K1 shaft down to 100 […]

VIDEO: Global Lithium LLC CEO Joe Lowry on the 2nd Lithium Wave

Joe Lowry’s never short of something to say about the state of the global lithium market and the participants therein, and in this most recent video, he doesn’t disappoint. Joe talks about the opportunities in the sector, and points to the recent announcements by automakers at the Frankfürt Auto Show by Mercedes, BMW and Volkswagen as evidence that demand will soon far outstrip supply. Transcript: James West:    Hey, welcome back to Midas Letter. My guest this segment is none other […]

Is Fracking Poisoning America’s Freshwater Supply?

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking as it’s more commonly referred to, is used to stimulate the production of oil and gas from unconventional oil and gas deposits – shales, coalbeds, and tight sands. These types of deposits need to be stimulated because they have a lower permeability than conventional reservoirs and require the additional stimulation for production. Hydraulic fracturing involves drilling a well then injecting it with a slurry of water, chemical additives and proppants. Wells are drilled and lined with […]

PODCAST: MGX Minerals Chairman Marc Bruner is Excited about the Paradox Basin

Sponsored Content MGX Minerals (CNSX:XMG) (OTCMKTS:MGXMF) (FRA:1MG) Chairman Marc Bruner, a third generation oil and gas executive who was Chairman and CEO of Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. and served as Ultra Petroleum’s founding Chairman where he was involved in developing the Pinedale Anticline in Wyoming, is excited about the Paradox Basin. He joins James to discuss the region’s potential as a producer of lithium and oil and gas. Transcript: James West:    Marc, welcome back to the show. Marc Bruner:   Thanks, […]

Voltaic Minerals Corp CEO Darryl Jones on Lithium from Clastics in the Paradox Basin

Voltaic Minerals Corp (CVE:VLT) (OTCMKTS:VTCFF) (FRA:2P61) CEO Darryl Jones joins us for a discussion on his company’s proposed extraction of lithium from deep clastic formations in the Paradox Basin in Utah. Transcript: James West:    Darryl, thanks for joining us today. Darryl Jones:  Appreciate it. Thanks very much for having me, James. James West:    Darryl, let’s start with an overview: what’s the value proposition for investors in Voltaic? Darryl Jones:  James, we’ve been working on a project in the historic Paradox Basin […]

Xebec Adsorption Inc (CVE:XBC) )(OTCMKTS:XEBEF) (FRA:XB6) CEO Kurt Sorschak explains how his recent multi-million dollar orders and renewed vitality in the oil and gas space is allowing him to compete with Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) and Honeywell International Inc (NYSE:HON).

Xebec CEO Kurt Sorschak on Competing with Schlumberger, Honeywell

Xebec Adsorption Inc (CVE:XBC) )(OTCMKTS:XEBEF) (FRA:XB6) CEO Kurt Sorschak explains how his recent multi-million dollar orders and renewed vitality in the oil and gas space is allowing him to compete with Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) and Honeywell International Inc (NYSE:HON). Transcript: James West:    Kurt, thanks for joining us today. Kurt Sorschak: You’re welcome, Jim. James West:    Kurt, let’s start with an overview of what is the value proposition for investors in Xebec? Kurt Sorschak: Well, at this point, Xebec, as you […]

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