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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

Miner Moment #13: MaRS for miners ft Salim Teja

10/18/2018
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This Miner Moment bonus segment features Salim Teja, president of venture services at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto, as he gives a warm welcome to delegates of The Northern Miner's Progressive Mine Forum held at MaRS in mid-October 2018. Salim updates us on MaRS' evolving role as a major incubator for new Canadian tech businesses and other ventures. For more information, visit www.marsdd.com

Duration:00:11:58

Episode 122: Innovation strategies for miners ft George Hemingway of Stratalis

10/16/2018
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This episode features a keynote speech by one of the mining industry's leading futurists: George Hemingway, Partner and Head of the Innovation Practice at The Stratalis Group in New York City. Recorded live at The Northern Miner's Progressive Mine Forum held at the MaRS Discovery District in downtown Toronto in mid-October 2018, George's keynote touches on all aspects of how a mining company can formulate the best strategies to drive innovation. We also have the first of our "Sponsor...

Duration:01:49:39

Episode 121: Where to next for gold? Featuring Cohen, Foster, Groh at Precious Metals Summit

9/29/2018
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In this episode, staff writer Richard Quarisa interviews three mining portfolio managers at this year's Precious Metals Summit in beautiful Beaver Creek, Colo., in late September as all three share their takes on the future for the gold market plus a few of their favourite picks among the precious metals juniors. In order of appearance, Richard speaks with Doug Groh, portfolio manager at Tocqueville Asset Management; Robert Cohen, vice-president and portfolio manager at Dynamic Funds; and...

Duration:01:20:28

Episode 120: The Placer Dome legacy ft Nean Allman

9/19/2018
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In this episode we welcome into the Toronto studio author Nean Allman to talk about her newly published coffee table book "A history: Placer Development Limited and Placer Dome Inc." Nean and Northern Miner editor-in-chief John Cumming explore the rich legacy of the Vancouver-based major that grew to become one of the world's largest gold mining companies before its takeover by Barrick Gold a decade ago. Nean shares stories that include Placer Dome's exotic origins and its connection to...

Duration:01:57:40

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 85: Happy Holidays commodity special ft. BMO & Major Drilling

12/19/2017
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We're capping off a banner year at the Northern Miner podcast with a bang in our final episode of 2017. Matt is joined by Colin Hamilton, managing director of commodities research at BMO Capital Markets, to get all the details on what to expect from the industrial metals and bulk commodities markets heading into the new year. (9:15) We also talk about new environmental regulations in China. (12:19) Furthermore, Colin digs into promising copper fundamentals that should lead to a tight...

Duration:00:56:11

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

Episode 78: Halloween special ft. IBM & Goldcorp

10/31/2017
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Watch out! It's the Northern Miner podcast Halloween special wherein we get pretty spooky. Lesley and Matt are back from the Progressive Mine Forum (PMF) in Toronto with a delicious selection of content from keynote speakers, round-tables, and interviews. This week Lesley sits down with Pavel Adbur-Rahman, who leads IBM's AI & Advanced Analytics Consulting Practice in Canada, and Robin Fell, who serves as Goldcorp's director of strategic technology solutions. The group discusses big data...

Duration:00:27:50

Episode 77: What's up with the Witwatersrand?

10/18/2017
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This week we've got a geological bonananza! Lesley sits down with Dr. Hartwig Frimmel to chat about the genesis of the Witwatersrand (Wits) gold deposit in South Africa. The geological anomaly has received renewed attention thanks to a recent discovery by Novo Resources (TSXV: NVO; USOTC: NSRPF), which reported on July 12 that it had found gold nuggets up to 4 cm long during trenching at its Purdy’s Reward gold prospect in Western Australia. Novo (12:00) has traced the nugget-rich,...

Duration:00:46:47

Episode 76: Commodity outlook update & geophysics 101

10/10/2017
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We're back with a mega-commodity outlook special that takes a look macro-economic conditions heading into the fourth quarter of 2017. Matt takes a read through a massive, 65-page commodity update from Scotia Capital and ponders the supply-demand scenario for recent base-metal all-stars: copper and zinc. The situation isn't looking so pretty for uranium markets, but the buzz remains for key minerals in the electric vehicle and lithium-ion battery markets. And it wouldn't be a commodity...

Duration:00:38:52

Episode 75: On location in Beaver Creek ft. Brent Cook

9/25/2017
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This week we're bringing you exclusive content from the 2017 Precious Metals Summit in Beaver Creek, Colorado. Lesley reports on location from the event and touches base with key industry players and analysts. First, we sit down with Exploration Insights Brent Cook to talk about one of the hottest exploration stories in the industry right now: Novo Resources (TSXV: NVO; USOTC: NSRPF) and its Purdy’s Reward paleoplacer gold prospect in Western Australia. Brent recently returned from a visit...

Duration:00:27:32

Episode 74: A deep dive into geopolitical risk ft. Mickey Fulp

9/18/2017
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This week we're joined by the Mercenary Geologist, Mickey Fulp, to talk about the rising spectre of geopolitical risk for miners! Matt sits down to chat about a few recent high-profile cases, including: Eldorado Gold (TSX: ELD; NYSE: EGO) in Greece; Acacia Mining (LON: ACA) in Tanzania; Tahoe Resources (TSX: THO; NYSE: TAHO) in Guatemala; and much more! Has Canada been a major benefactor as companies turn their eyes back home? Mickey's done background research and brings together a growing...

Duration:00:26:11

Episode 73: Risk & reward part II ft. Joe Mazumdar

9/13/2017
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Matt sits down with Exploration Insights' analyst Joe Mazumdar to talk development risk and investor strategy in this week's episode! The discussion includes a round-up of recent development projects that have experienced some growing pains, including: Red Eagle Mining's (TSX: R; US-OTC: RDEMF) San Ramon operation in Colombia; New Gold's (TSX: NGD; NYSE-MKT: NGD) Rainy River mine in Ontario; and TMAC Resources (TSX: TMR; US-OTC: TMMFF) Hope Bay project in Nunavut. We also dig into Alamos...

Duration:00:40:06