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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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Vancouver , BC

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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 100: The next 100 years of mining ft John F.H. Thompson

4/21/2018
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In this episode we celebrate dual milestones of 100 episodes and 100,000 listens with two mystery guests from Vancouver familiar to longtime podcast listeners. We then take a tour through the latest commodity prices and news. Our feature interview is with renowned geoscientist and Cornell University prof John F.H. Thompson, who is heading up the organization putting together the trailblazing Resources for Future Generations 2018 conference from June 16-21 in Vancouver(www.rfg2018.org). (Read...

Duration:00:29:40

Episode 99: Rusal sanctions sow chaos in aluminum markets

4/15/2018
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This episode is all about base metals, with the latest news in iron ore, copper and zinc. And the biggest news of all is the imposition of sanctions by the U.S. government on Russian aluminum giant Rusal, and the turmoil this has created in global aluminum markets. Plus, a look at the past month of trading of mining stocks on Canadian exchanges and a new episode of Ric's Picks. A big thank you to our regular podcast sponsors the Yukon Mining Alliance (www.yukonminingalliance.ca) and the...

Duration:00:39:04

Episode 98: Peter Munk retrospective - A life lived in full

4/6/2018
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In this episode Northern Miner editor-in-chief John Cumming and senior staff writer Trish Saywell take a look back at the remarkable life and career of Barrick Gold founder Peter Munk, who died on March 28. From humble origins as a immigrant to Canada, Munk's business savvy shone bright through a series of ventures that ranged from consumer electronics and South Pacific resorts to gold mining and real estate. In addition to our regular podcast sponsors the Yukon Mining Alliance...

Duration:01:04:33

Episode 97: Rosebelapalooza - Iamgold's epic turnaround in Suriname

3/28/2018
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In this episode we take a journey deep into the jungle of Suriname to talk to some of the people behind Iamgold's turnaround of its Rosebel gold mine. Once slated to close in 2018, mine life now extends past 2028, with over 14 million oz. gold in resources. Featured interview by editor-in-chief John Cumming with GM Suresh Kalathil, CFO Gord Stothart and VP of Exploration Craig MacDougall. Also making appearances are Northern Miner publisher Anthony Vaccaro to talk about the upcoming...

Duration:01:39:47

Episode 96: The TSX Venture Exchange's resurgence ft Brady Fletcher

3/21/2018
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Join The Northern Miner's Toronto editorial team as we take a survey of the latest in the junior mining scene in Canada and beyond. Editor-in-chief John Cumming looks at declining metal prices, junior gold M&A and recent market stats; senior staff writer Trish Saywell reports on banking and newsletter panels at the PDAC; and staff writer Richard Quarisa digs up intriguing mining company stories in his Ric's Picks segment. In addition to our regular podcast sponsors the Yukon Mining...

Duration:00:38:34

Episode 95: Back to the mothership

3/14/2018
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The Northern Miner podcast takes a turn this week as it relocates to our Toronto head office with a new cast of regular hosts including editor-in-chief John Cumming, senior staff writer Trish Saywell, staff writer Richard Quarisa and online editor Adrian Pocobelli. We start with a salute to our Mining Person of the Year for 2017: Sean Boyd of Agnico Eagle Mines. We then move into a quick review of commodity prices, recent DRC news, and a look at some of the exploration and mining stats...

Duration:01:17:42

Episode 94: Curtain calls and new beginnings

2/28/2018
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This week we're exploring coverage from BMO Capital Markets global metals and mining conference in Hollywood, Florida! The event features all the industries biggest players, as well as up-and-coming developers and explorers. We dig into the outlook for all our major commodities! Meanwhile, we specifically take a look at recent gold price movement vis-à-vis initial commentary from the new Chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell. What are the outlooks in precious metals moving...

Duration:00:28:35

Episode 93: On the North American gold majors

2/23/2018
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We're digging into the North American gold producers and talking fourth-quarter, and annual, production results. We'll also take a look at 2018 guidance and what the next few years might hold for the big Canadian and U.S. gold miners. Matt covers the production, and financial, reports for Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX), Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM), Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE:GG), Kinross Gold (TSX: K; NYSE: KGC), and Agnico Eagle Mines (TSX: AEM; NYSE: AEM). Who outperformed, who...

Duration:00:27:04

Episode 91: The U.S. mining special ft. Mickey Fulp

2/7/2018
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This week we're digging into the recent wild ride on North American equity markets (1:00) and talking about the current mining climate in the United States. Matt also talks Barrick Gold's (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) US$420 million write-down at the Pascua-Lama project on the Chile-Argentina border. (2:56) Matt is joined by the Mercenary Geologist, Mickey Fulp, to drill down into the impact of regulatory and investment changes from the Trump presidency, and what it means for mining in the U.S....

Duration:00:41:41

Episode 90: Financing, facts and figures ft. Oxygen Capital & Deloitte

1/31/2018
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This week we're talking cash, capital markets, and industry trends heading into 2018. Matt is joined on the floor of the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference (VRIC) by Oxygen Capital founder and chairman Mark O'Dea to dig into the current state of the market and the recent rally in commodity prices. (6:55) O'Dea has built 9 companies over the past 15 years generating $3 billion in shareholder returns. He recounts his experience financing, and building, the Karma gold mine in Burkina...

Duration:00:55:49

Episode 89: The AME Roundup uber special ft. Exploration Insights

1/26/2018
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It's our annual AME Round-Up special here at The Northern Miner podcast! Matt is bringing you live commentary and coverage from the marquee mining and minerals event in Vancouver, B.C. We dig into some of the buzz around the conference vis-à-vis metal prices, investing, and capital markets, including a recent talk by chairman and CEO of Osisko Gold Royalties (TSX: OR; US-OTC: OKSKF), Sean Roosen. (4:08) Matt also sits down with Exploration Insights' analysts Brent Cook and Joe Mazumdar to...

Duration:00:55:47

Episode 88: Inside the iron ring ft. Procon Mining

1/16/2018
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We're getting your prepared for next week's AME Roundup 2018 and Vancouver Resource Investment Conference! Matt runs down where you can catch The Northern Miner (1:49) and what we'll be up to at both shows. Meanwhile, we also dig into the World Gold Council's recently-released "Outlook 2018 Global economic trends and their impact on gold" (8:35) and chat about some major themes in the precious metal space heading into the new year. Matt talks global economic growth, shrinking balance...

Duration:00:48:33

Episode 87: Moly, vanadium & free trade ft. MacLean Engineering

1/9/2018
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We're getting you ready for mining conference season with updates on the biggest trends, and hot topics, in the industry! This week Matt digs into recent buzz around molybdenum (8:05) and vanadium (10:00). We break down notes from BMO Capital Markets on the supply-demand fundamentals for the industrial minerals, and talk the impact of regulatory reforms in China. What's the deal with vanadium, anyway? And why is moly trading near a four-year high? Meanwhile, Lesley sits down with Northern...

Duration:00:43:18

Episode 86: Holodecks, AI and geostatistics ft. Goldcorp

1/2/2018
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Happy New Year from the Northern Miner team and welcome to 2018! Let's take a look at mining and metals to start a new year. (5:21) We're kicking it off with an action-packed episode focused on one of our favourite emergent themes in mining: innovation and technology! Matt sits down with Goldcorp's (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) vice-president technology Luis Canepari, and Finger Food Studios' director of business affairs and operations Graham Cunliffe. We're talking machine learning, virtual reality,...

Duration:00:59:02

Episode 84: A view from 30,000 feet ft. ICMM & Hatch

12/12/2017
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This week we're getting a global viewpoint courtesy of Tom Butler, the president and CEO of the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM). (13:10) Matt sit downs with Tom in Vancouver during a Vancouver Board of Trade event to chat about some of the big issues and discussions the mining industry is having internationally. We dig into the impact of climate change politics, the new-era of social license, and the potential for social media in mining communications. Meanwhile, we...

Duration:00:45:50

Episode 83: A nickel for your electric car ft. Hard-Line

12/5/2017
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This week we're digging deeper into our commodity retrospective and outlooks for 2018. Matt talks the most recent news and notes, including the impact of the 11th-hour rewrite of the US Tax Code on Saturday (4:00), and why base metals were tracking lower to start the week. We circle back on our coverage of London Metals Exchange (LME) Week to explore a presentation from Dr. Guy Wolf, global head of market analytics at commodity broker Marex Spectron. (6:50) We discuss the importance of...

Duration:00:39:54

Episode 82: Forward-looking statements & Wits 2.(no)

11/29/2017
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This week's episode sets the stage for the Northern Miner's month-long focus on outlooks and forecasts heading into 2018. (5:00) Matt tackles Scotiabank's "Top Themes for 2018" (8:02) courtesy of portfolio strategist Vincent Delisle, which lays out the case for gold and oil heading into the new year. Scotia discusses the state of the U.S. dollar, Canadian small-cap equities, and an "equity-over-bond preference" strategy for 2018. Meanwhile, Lesley's back with a brand-new edition of the...

Duration:00:39:52

Episode 81: Lessons learned ft. Rio Tinto & Iamgold

11/21/2017
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This week's show is packed with exclusive, on-site content from The Northern Miner's Progressive Mine Forum in Toronto. First, we tune into Iamgold (TSX: IMG; NYSE: IAG) president and CEO Stephen Letwin's keynote speech on cost control, innovation and "gold’s bright future." (7:10) He recounts an impactful moment at age 26 in the oilpatch in Calgary, when he witnessed the “Elon Musk-like” wunderkind Jack Gallagher weeping uncontrollably in his boardroom. (8:25) Letwin remembers "feeling...

Duration:00:37:23

Episode 80: The junior mining special ft. PwC & PearTree

11/14/2017
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This week we're digging into trends in junior mining and capital markets! Matt chats with PwC Canada's National Mining Leader Liam Fitzgerald about the recently-released Junior mine 2017 report. We dig into recent "upward trends in cash balances and deal activity" (9:05) on the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index and talk commodity trends and market outlooks heading into 2018. Liam discusses the importance of exploration investment and highlights the importance of building a cohesive narrative...

Duration:00:44:38

Episode 79: The cobalt craze (!) & AI in mining ft. IBM

11/7/2017
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We're going high-tech this week with a focus on technological metals and the future of big data in the mining industry. Matt chats with Cobalt 27 Capital’s (TSXV: KBLT) chairman and CEO Anthony Milewski (7:30) about the rising interest in technology metals like cobalt (13:00) and lithium. Anthony talks about his recent visit to LME Week in London, England, where he heard some bullish talk about the mid-term outlooks for copper and nickel (18:00). We also discuss a recent announcement by...

Duration:00:42:52

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