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The original global mining podcast. Hosted by: Matthew Keevil & Lesley Stokes The Northern Miner is a one-of-a-kind information resource. With over 100 years of experience serving the mining and exploration industry, crucial reports by The Northern Miner writing staff inform the decision-making process of thousands of high-performing mining professionals. How does a 100 year old publication manage to consistently set itself apart from other publications serving the industry? In the case of The Northern Miner, the difference is the first-hand, on-site reporting. The Northern Miner is the only publication that sends reporters to visit worldwide mining projects and record their findings for our readers. These seasoned journalists specialize in mining and exploration and are able to analyze the merits of any project concisely and accurately. As an independent, fully paid news source, The Northern Miner maintains a commitment to objective reporting not influenced by any external interests. Whether in print, web or email format, readers of The Northern Miner can be confident that the exclusive information they’re enjoying has been collected, verified and prioritized with their best business interests in mind.

The original global mining podcast. Hosted by: Matthew Keevil & Lesley Stokes The Northern Miner is a one-of-a-kind information resource. With over 100 years of experience serving the mining and exploration industry, crucial reports by The Northern Miner writing staff inform the decision-making process of thousands of high-performing mining professionals. How does a 100 year old publication manage to consistently set itself apart from other publications serving the industry? In the case of The Northern Miner, the difference is the first-hand, on-site reporting. The Northern Miner is the only publication that sends reporters to visit worldwide mining projects and record their findings for our readers. These seasoned journalists specialize in mining and exploration and are able to analyze the merits of any project concisely and accurately. As an independent, fully paid news source, The Northern Miner maintains a commitment to objective reporting not influenced by any external interests. Whether in print, web or email format, readers of The Northern Miner can be confident that the exclusive information they’re enjoying has been collected, verified and prioritized with their best business interests in mind.
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The original global mining podcast. Hosted by: Matthew Keevil & Lesley Stokes The Northern Miner is a one-of-a-kind information resource. With over 100 years of experience serving the mining and exploration industry, crucial reports by The Northern Miner writing staff inform the decision-making process of thousands of high-performing mining professionals. How does a 100 year old publication manage to consistently set itself apart from other publications serving the industry? In the case of The Northern Miner, the difference is the first-hand, on-site reporting. The Northern Miner is the only publication that sends reporters to visit worldwide mining projects and record their findings for our readers. These seasoned journalists specialize in mining and exploration and are able to analyze the merits of any project concisely and accurately. As an independent, fully paid news source, The Northern Miner maintains a commitment to objective reporting not influenced by any external interests. Whether in print, web or email format, readers of The Northern Miner can be confident that the exclusive information they’re enjoying has been collected, verified and prioritized with their best business interests in mind.

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Episodes

Episode 147: Silver miners need much higher prices, ft. Americas Silver CEO Darren Blasutti

8/13/2019
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In this episode, acting editor-in-chief Trish Saywell interviews Americas Silver CEO Darren Blasutti on macroeconomics, silver prices and the economic challenges of silver miners. Blasutti says many silver companies will need much higher prices before they can enjoy the financial benefits because of an excess of high-grading at low prices. He also discusses developments at the company's Relief Canyon gold project in Nevada. Topics include: 2019 as the worst year in a decade for raising...

Duration:00:28:04

Episode 146: Natural and synthetic diamond markets can coexist, ft Lucara Diamond CEO Eira Thomas

8/6/2019
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This week’s episode features an interview with Lucara Diamond president and CEO Eira Thomas on what the company is doing to respond to challenges in the diamond market, including competition with synthetic diamonds, as well as the need for consolidation in the diamond space, and why the company plans to maintain its 7% dividend. The interview was conducted by Dean McPherson, TMX Group head of business development for global mining, at the 2019 Canadian Mining Symposium, which took place at...

Duration:00:28:39

Episode 145: Miners should adapt to reality, ft Iamgold CEO Steve Letwin

7/30/2019
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This episode features a speech on the difficulties of raising capital by Steve Letwin, Iamgold president and CEO, at The Northern Miner's Canadian Mining Symposium, which took place at Canada House in London in May 2019. In his trademark plain-spoken style, Steve explains the pre-eminent importance of cash flow to the current market environment and why capital intensive businesses such as junior mining will continue to struggle with passive investors. Topics include: 2019 as the worst year...

Duration:00:31:58

Episode 144: How Yamana overcame its challenges, ft chairman Peter Marrone

7/23/2019
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This week's episode features one of the luminaries of the Canadian mining industry, executive chairman of Yamana Gold Peter Marrone, who gives a speech on some of the company's biggest projects and how it overcame financial difficulties after a challenging 2014. The discussion was recorded live at The Northern Miner‘s Canadian Mining Symposium held at Canada House in London, U.K., on May 22, 2019. Topics include: Yamana Gold as an 'Americas-focused' miner; Marrone's focus on 'mining...

Duration:00:34:14

Episode 143: Guiding a gold-royalty juggernaut ft David Harquail, CEO of Franco-Nevada

7/17/2019
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Franco-Nevada CEO David Harquail speaks on his company's performance as well as the royalty business model at The Northern Miner's Canadian Mining Symposium held at Canada House in London, U.K., on May 22, 2019.. Topics covered include Franco's growing profile of long-life assets; precious-metals royalties and streaming as a business model; succession plans with chairman Pierre Lassonde retiring next year; and David's own experiences as a major benefactor of health care and education in...

Duration:00:24:09

Episode 142: Gold investment ft David Harquail as World Gold Council chair

7/13/2019
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Franco-Nevada CEO David Harquail takes to the stage at The Northern MIner's Canadian Mining Symposium at Canada House in London in May 2019 to speak in his role as chair of the World Gold Council. David talks about how the WGC's focus has changed over the years from promoting gold jewellery consumption to promoting institutional gold investing, and what the WGC is doing today in this area. With 26 members comprising most of the world's senior gold miners. the World Gold Council says its...

Duration:00:27:37

Episode 141: Iamgold's Letwin, Yamana's Marrone on future of mid-tier gold miners

6/5/2019
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We have a treat for gold investors this episode, with a moderated conversation between two deep-thinkers who are executives of leading, Canadian intermediate gold miners: Steve Letwin, president and CEO of Iamgold; and Peter Marrone, executive chairman of Yamana Gold. Moderated by senior staff writer Trish Saywell, this free-wheeling discussion was recorded live at The Northern Miner's Canadian Mining Symposium held at Canada House in London, U.K., on May 22, 2019. Topics include: whether...

Duration:00:31:47

Episode 140: Barrick’s new direction ft CEO Mark Bristow

5/29/2019
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This episode features an in-depth interview with the man of the hour in the gold-mining industry: Mark Bristow, president and CEO of Barrick Gold since Jan. 1, 2019, when its merger with Bristow-led gold miner Randgold Resources took effect. This exclusive interview was recorded live as a "fireside chat" with senior staff writer Trish Saywell at The Northern Miner's Canadian Mining Symposium held at Canada House on Trafalgar Square in London, U.K., on May 22, 2019. Mark and Trish touch on...

Duration:00:31:53

Miner Moment #23 - SolGold's Nick Mather accepts TNM's Mining Person of Year award

5/28/2019
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This podcast features SolGold CEO Nick Mather accepting The Northern Miner's "Mining Person of the Year" award for 2018, first announced in March 2019. The award is in recognition of Nick's role as the driving force behind the wildly successful grassroots exploration team that has drilled off the world-class Alpala copper-gold deposit at its Cascabel project in Imbabura province in northern Ecuador. Even with 3 billion tonnes now sitting in the resource category, these are still early days...

Duration:00:09:43

Episode 139: Indigenous People as 'Resource Rulers' in Canada ft Bill Gallagher - part 2

5/21/2019
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This episode wraps up our two-part conversation with strategist, lawyer and author Bill Gallagher on the topic of Canada's Indigenous People and their land rights, and what it all means for resource development in the country. Based in Waterloo, Ont., Bill is the author of two popular books on the topic: the recently published "Resource Reckoning: a Strategist's Guide from A to Z" and the 2012 milestone "Resource Rulers: Fortune and Folly on Canada's Road to Resources." To buy the books and...

Duration:00:30:54

Episode 138: Indigenous People as 'Resource Rulers' in Canada ft Bill Gallagher - part 1

5/17/2019
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This episode features the first of a two-part conversation with strategist, lawyer and author Bill Gallagher on the topic of Canada's Indigenous People and their land rights, and how that relates to resource development in the country. Based in Waterloo, Ont., Bill is the author of two popular books on the topic: the recently published "Resource Reckoning: a Strategist's Guide from A to Z" and the 2012 milestone "Resource Rulers: Fortune and Folly on Canada's Road to Resources." To buy the...

Duration:00:40:01

Miner Moment #22: Uranium's 'pivotal year' ft Cameco CEO Tim Gitzel

5/2/2019
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In this mini-podcast, we share a 10-minute highlight from Cameco's hour-long quarterly results call, with president and CEO Tim Gitzel arguing why 2018 was a "pivotal year" for the uranium market and what lies ahead for the long-suffering uranium mining industry and Cameco. This podcast is sponsored by the Yukon Mining Alliance (www.yukonminingalliance.ca). Music Credits: "Jet Fueled Vixen" rhythm tracks by Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution...

Duration:00:13:33

Episode 137: The perils of C-suite hubris ft Iamgold CEO Steve Letwin in encore broadcast

4/29/2019
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In this gutsy speech first recorded at The Northern Miner's Progressive Mine Forum in late 2017, Iamgold (TSX: IMG; NYSE: IAG) president and CEO Steve Letwin speaks about the need to be ever-vigilant with regards to cost control and innovation when running a business - and what calamities can happen if you're not. This is an encore broadcast of Steve's keynote in honour of his upcoming appearance at The Northern Miner's Canadian Mining Symposium to be held at Canada House in London, U.K., in...

Duration:00:22:45

Episode 136: Palladium's stellar rise ft NAP CEO Jim Gallagher

4/25/2019
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Palladium has been the top performer among mined commodities over the past two years and now trades at record levels, well above gold and platinum on a per-ounce basis. Jim Gallagher, president and CEO of Toronto-based North American Palladium (TSX: PDL; US-OTC: PALDF) joins the podcast to give us details on the supply and demand fundamentals of the palladium market, and why it's unlikely the key autocatalyst market will revert to platinum as a substitute for palladium any time soon. North...

Duration:00:35:27

Episode 135: Canadian Mining Hall of Fame induction ceremony highlights

4/11/2019
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This episode features highlights from the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame's 31st annual induction ceremony held in Toronto earlier this year. The 2019 inductees are discoverer Kate Carmack, geologist James M. Franklin, company-builder James W. Gill, mine-builder Sandy Laird and geologist Brian Meikle. For more information on each inductee and the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame, please check the links below. This episode includes a "Mining Minute" promoted-content segment with Amit Gupta, chairman...

Duration:00:57:21

Miner Moment #21: Pierre Lassonde's fateful encounter with Barrick's Meikle, plus final CMHF bow

3/27/2019
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This mini-podcast features Franco-Nevada chairman Pierre Lassonde speaking at the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame 2019 induction ceremony in Toronto, telling the story of a chance meeting he had with Barrick Gold geologist Brian Meikle that forever changed Pierre's life and Franco Nevada's fortunes. During the Hall of Fame ceremony, the late Brian Meikle was one of five inductees for his major gold discoveries with Barrick Gold, including the company-building Goldstrike which grew to 60 million...

Duration:00:07:29

Episode 134: Iron ore markets post-Vale disaster, Ukraine update ft Black Iron's Matt Simpson

3/20/2019
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Global iron ore markets are under great stress in the wake of Vale's horrific tailings-dam disaster near Brumadinho in Brazil, which has resulted in 10% of the world's iron ore pellet production being removed from the market. Iron ore expert Matt Simpson, co-founder and CEO of junior Black Iron (TSX: BKI), joins the podcast to explain the new landscape for iron ore markets worldwide. Matt also updates us on developments with Black Iron's Shymanivske iron ore project in Ukraine, where the...

Duration:00:33:12

Episode 133: China slowdown, tariffs & other risks for miners ft Campbell, Tivey of White & Case

3/11/2019
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Expert mining lawyers Rebecca Campbell and John Tivey of international law firm White & Case join the podcast for a discussion of the major risks that lie ahead for the global mining industry, including a slowing Chinese economy and worsening metal-import tariffs between major powers such as China, the U.S., Russia and the European Union. The discussion centres around a report by Campbell and Tivey published on Jan. 19, 2019, entitled, "Mining & Metals 2019: China and trade tensions top...

Duration:00:37:13

Episode 132: PM Justin Trudeau - feature interview on Canadian mining

3/6/2019
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dropped in on the annual convention of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada in Toronto on March 5, 2019, for a sit-in interview conducted by outgoing PDAC president Glenn Mullan. In this unabridged 20-minute interview, topics that Justin and Glenn touch on include technological innovation, sustainable mining practices, federal regulatory changes and reconciliation efforts with Canada's First Nations. This episode also includes a "Mining...

Duration:00:31:14

Miner Moment #20: Is Barrick still Canadian and does it matter? Ft Lassonde, Bristow

2/19/2019
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This mini-podcast features a clash of visions between Franco-Nevada chairman Pierre Lassonde and new Barrick Gold president and CEO Mark Bristow on the value of keeping Barrick's Canadian identity and robust head office presence in Toronto. With Bristow becoming Barrick's operating head on Jan. 1 with the finalization of the merger between Barrick and Bristow's Randgold Resources, Lassonde had a few choice words to say about the matter in the media and at the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame...

Duration:00:11:12