Could Nanotechnology Bring Down the Costs of Gold Mining Extraction?

This past year has been remarkable for gold mining investors in that the gold price has broken out into multi year highs and record highs outside the USA.  Ideally these companies should be making money hand over fist, however we are finding many miners dealing with increasing all in sustaining costs and less of a bottom line profit and free cash flow to fund resource growth or pay back debt or possibly dividends to shareholder.

We are seeing miners like Agnico Eagle $AEM one of the high fliers come back to Earth.  The CEO said, "Production ramp up in Nunavut has been slower than expected, which has resulted in higher than anticipated costs in the fourth quarter of 2019 and slight revisions to our 2020 production guidance."  

The Canadian Arctic was supposed to be the next big boom.  Since TMAC Resources became a producer in Nunavut in 2017 they have been facing problems.  They are losing a lot of gold.  Costs are way too high which means the mine runs out of money.

We need as a mining community to learn the lesson from the failures at TMAC and AEM and why they are struggling.  

To build value you have to look at Capex and payback to build operations.   

Yamana $AUY had a strong quarter but there costs are still high around $1000 an ounce.

Gold mining is not all drilling, making a new discovery and building a resource.  While exploration is exciting for speculators and big resources sell stock, the main concern is can a mine be profitable and deliver free cash flow to expand like at Kirkland Lake Fosterville, K92 and Newmont's Long Canyon which are some of the most profitable gold mines in the world now.  

With the recent breakout in gold and blockbuster M&A activity with Barrick and Randgold and Newmont and Goldcorp take all the headlines.  While drill results and economic studies get junior mining speculators, the key to the success of the industry is if a gold miner can get into production and extract the gold profitably.  Its one thing to find the gold, but its a whole other challenge to extract the gold from the ore profitably.

Extracting gold before the 20th Century was mostly done by using gravity separation placer mining.  This is like the old California miners panning in the river.  However, in the 20th Century a scientist discovered cyanide could leach gold from hard rock.  This was a huge breakthrough and makes up a large part of today's mining industry.  Cyanide leach helped the South African mines boom in the early 1900's.

Then through American ingenuity around the turn of the century two American Metallurgists Charles Merril and Tom Crowe came up with a new and improved method which added vacuums and zinc.  This Merril Crowe approach is pretty much widely used today.

For the past 100 years or so after hard rock is treated with cyanide the rock dissolves into solution and is eventually recovered using activated carbon which binds with gold molecular particles.

2020-02-14_13-02-23This is where the problem lies with a lot of gold miners.  More than 10% of gold mined is lost in this 100 year old cyanide solution using activated carbon.  This comes at a huge cost  for big producers like Agnico, Kinross and TMAC.  A 200k oz/year producer could lose over $26 million annually just lost in cyanide solution and carbon particles.

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A new company that just came public this week has an answer and its called IXOS®.  This technology uses molecular imprinted polymers instead of activated carbon that has a polymer matrix which targets specific metals like gold, silver, lithium and copper much more quickly and at lower cost.  2020-02-14_13-09-31

One of the key features why I believe miners will adopt Molecular imprinted polymer nanotechnology over activated carbon is that you can use a lot less water.  Water is a major issue in South America especially Chile where indigenous people are concerned that they will lose their drinking water.  The eluent is reusable and the size of the plant is much smaller.  Take a look at the tour of their pilot plant at one of Kinross's gold mines.

In conclusion, this new company just went public and there is already great interest in their technology.  This patented technology can transform the gold extraction industry.  Its six time faster to strip the gold from cyanide and saves the miners $100 per ounce.

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Suffice it to say, this technology is just starting to get noticed by the big producers.  The company signed a deal with Sumitomo the Japanese mining giant to market this technology to their network.

2020-02-14_13-29-43When big companies like this start to take notice it may be wise to start learning more about this new company with what could the best gold extraction technology in the industry.

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GO USA! First New #Copper Mine in USA in 10 Years

For many years Gold Stock Trades has been at the cutting edge of new trends like the electrification of the automobile and a resurgence of mining in the USA for precious and battery metals.

I have searched high and low for the best US mineral assets which can supply gigafactories with the much needed metals needed for electric vehicles and technology.

I have written to some of our top leaders to start developing and incentivizing a return to US mining and manufacturing for the following reasons.

We have become energy independent with regards to oil.  Nevertheless, we import our most important metals like uranium, copper, rare earths and lithium and are totally reliant on foreign countries to supply a whole litany of the periodic table.

This comes at a huge cost.  A major legal case has been launched against the largest tech companies such as Apple, Google, Microsoft and Tesla for using child slave labor.

Families are seeking damages for their relatives that were killed and maimed to provide the materials used in smartphone devices. 

This is the first such case and should bring more support for mining in the USA rather than in other places which take advantage of children.

Demand for copper and cobalt is soaring but a lot originates from areas with extreme poverty and no labor laws.

Washington DC is seeing a push led by President Trump to boost domestic mineral production, development and exploration for the first time in decades.

News came out recently in our sector that a junior copper producer has started mining again in Nevada.  Its the first new copper mine in the USA in over a decade.  

The mine could produce around 27k tonnes of copper annually at a cost below $2 and mine life is at least 13 years but they are also drilling and discovering a lot more copper at surface which is open pit amenable.

This means they could expand significantly and have first mover advantage.  The automakers are all looking to expand their battery and electric vehicle making industry in the Western USA.

This demand growth is going to require a lot more battery metals more specifically copper which has not yet moved like gold and silver but could have its day soon possibly turning the corner to hit new highs.

The stock is forming a cup and handle and has broken out above the 200 DMA which is technically bullish.

Listen to my recent interview with the CEO of this new copper producer in the USA...the first one in 10 years!

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Gold Year End Breakout Finally Boosting Junior Miners $GLD $GDXJ

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Several weeks ago when the TSX Venture was on its back due to tax loss selling I warned its planting time not selling time predicting a year end breakout in gold and the junior miners.  Now gold has rallied pretty much everyday for 2 straight weeks making it short term overbought after a powerful breakout move into new 7 year highs.

Don't be surprised for a little profit taking along the way as precious metals bulls who have been beaten down for so long are finally able to take some gains as gold is overbought because of the recent instability in Iraq over the killing of the Iranian General by the USA.

I believe after a little bit of a breather in gold we could be on our way to new record highs in gold in 2020 past $2000 USD.  There are real weaknesses with the economy and there are not many tools left for the bankers to employ.  War is one possible fix to boost inflation but the American Public may be tired after close to 20 years of fighting in the Middle East.

For years the West has been trying to appease and keep a balance in the Middle East between the Shiites and Sunnis all for the sole purpose of a steady supply of oil.  When one side gets too powerful the other is assisted.  Recently Isis and Al Qaeda were devastated leading to the Shiites led by Iran to have control.  The last thing the West wants is Iran to take over Baghdad which could lead to the next step which is war with Saudi Arabia over Mecca.

Trump made an interesting point that the USA doesn't need the Middle East oil anymore as the Country in now energy independent.   Question remains what would happen if USA pulls troops out of region and leaves it for Nato to solve.  Even many oil rich countries are looking for better energy alternatives such as nuclear and solar and the consumers are pushing for electric vehicles as Tesla overtakes the traditional automaker market.

Finally the junior gold miners are breaking out especially the explorers ready to drill.  For years the majors have neglected exploration and they are running out of reserves.  New discoveries are being looked at and some major exploration teams are getting permitted, funded and starting to drill.

For weeks I highlighted this little junior recommended by the top newsletter writers in the industry such as Eric Coffin, Brien Lundin, Bob Moriarity, Jordan Roy Byrne and Gwen Preston among others especially when I saw the Placer Dome Geo who discovered the major mine for Barrick Newmont join the team.

The overall team is amazing with an all star roster but this recent addition along with raising money indicated smart money is following this drilling program.  The project is adjacent to Barrick-Newmont's largest gold mine in Latin America which produces over a million ounces of gold a year at all in sustaining costs under $650. 2020-01-08_13-28-42

This is not just an area play...they have historical drill results already which shows its inline with the large system next door.  They have 8 untested magnetic anomalies that have not been tested at all.  They are fully financed and permitted for drilling which may get started any day now.  The share count is still low around 100 million shares with almost a third of the float in the hands of insiders and strategics. The chart looks amazing.

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New Gold Explorer in Nevada Breaks Out into New Highs on Drilling Update

There is no doubt about it that the gold and silver breakout in 2019 is for real and it could be the end of what could be one of the most severe bear market downtrends in mining stock history.

Gold corrected less than 50% from 2012 to 2016 but the mining stocks which are highly leveraged to the price were not prepared at all and suffered a once in 100 year collapse.  Fuel was added to the fire when mining champions of yesteryear bailed out and went into Crypto, AI, Airplane stocks and Cannabis.sc-160

All the speculative dollars which were supposed to fund exploration due to a coming metals shortfall have pretty much all dried up.  Financing in the mineral industry is just a fraction of past bull markets.  Other than Eric Sprott there are very few billionaire investors left in junior mining and who put down a lot of money to risk.

Many of the geologists and engineers I worked with either retired or died and the young ones either changed careers or got a government job.  The mining industry is North America has been virtually gutted over the past 5 years.  Recent mergers has also caused a massive new wave of retirees now that they are being offered the golden handcuffs after a 30 year career at Barrick and Newmont to cut costs.  Good luck trying to replace them.  Not easy to find guys out of school that know how to operate these gold mines successfully.

There have been very few disruptive discoveries which are needed now in this sector more than ever.  The rate of discovery is at an all time low.  Many of the gold geologists and mining engineers are retiring or passing away.  If we get a metal shortage and need to boost mine development again it will not be easy.

One jurisdiction I have always loved for many years is Nevada.  This is where great wealth has been made in gold mining with Royal Gold, Franco Nevada, Barrick, Newmont and Kinross.  Eighty percent of gold production in USA comes from the Silver State and they mined over 5 million ounce of gold last year.  Its one of the few places in the world where you can find monster 20+ million ounce gold deposits in a mining friendly area with major  infrastructure.  Although I've made tons of mistakes in mining one of the few places where I benefitted from buyouts and strategic investments at a premium was in Nevada.  I never had to deal with a resource being expropriated, robbery or violence.

Don't get discouraged that the money hasn't trickled down to the juniors.  It has started but it takes time.  Notice the majors merging, Barrick with Randgold and Newmont with Goldcorp.  These are signs of a bottom and the beginning of an uptrend.  We saw the Australians buyout Atlantic for $800 million.  In Nevada specifically, we saw Coeur buyout Northern Empire and BMO put over $20 million into Gold Standard Ventures.sc-161

Now I'm beginning to notice even some really good juniors in Nevada are breaking out!  Barrian Mining $BARI.V $BARRF which I own shares in and is a website sponsor has been basing for 5 months since they came public at the end of April.

They may be on the verge of breaking out of a cup and handle and past the IPO price as they announce some significant drilling news from Nevada.  They completed their summer drill program and disclosed today their was visible alteration which means potential for mineralization in all drill holes.

The drill program was completed on time and on budget and all the samples are in for assay!  Maximilian Sali, CEO and Founder comments “Drill hole logging by our geological team identified encouraging zones of alteration and mineralization in all ten holes, and we are confident that it will translate into positive results essential to advancing the Project.”  See the full news release by clicking here... or https://barrianmining.com/uncategorized/barrian-mining-completes-drill-program-with-two-final-holes-targeting-the-previously-producing-high-grade-silver-gold-zones/

Barrian is a new gold explorer in Nevada which could be on the verge of a major discovery and since its new the share structure is tight with less than 50 million shares outstanding.

 The Ceo Max Sali is a hard worker and tireless marketer traveling around the world telling the story.   I believe he is presenting this weekend in Muskoka conference.  He has a lot of skin in the game with close to 3 million shares.  The company is also founded by Brad Telfer whose father you may know from Goldcorp Sir Ian Telfer.  The head geologist is Kris Raffle who was highly instrumental in the success of the Gold Standard discoveries which just received a major investment of over $20 million from BMO.

Listen to my recent interview with $BARI.V $BARRF CEO Max Sali where he discusses the recent excitement around Barrian and the current drill program which could be exciting!

Also check out Jordan Roy Byrne's interview with Director Jim Greig from the Metals Investors Forum recently...

News should be only a few weeks away.  Drilling for gold in Nevada with a tight share structure.  5 month old stock on the verge of a breakout into new high territory with gold breaking out into multi year highs should be looked at.

For more research and due diligence call Barrian $BARI.V $BARRF toll free at  1 855 210 4846 or EMAIL info@barrianmining.com.  Ask to speak to the CEO Max Sali.  Please tell them you are a Goldstocktrades/Jeb Handwerger Blog reader.  Check out their website at barrianmining.com

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Libero $LBC.V Drilling in Golden Triangle Starting to Look Like Another Gt Gold?

This summer while many investors were away for family vacation, gold made a major breakout through $1350 USD and into new multi-year highs as we highlighted.  Now its only a stone's throw from $1600. Then only a short few weeks ago, silver followed gold breaking out of a major base.  Now its above $19.


The Gold-Silver Ratio which hit a high above 90 to 1 this summer is now breaking down finally.  That's a good sign for the small junior explorers that are closely correlated with silver. The juniors have been pretty much ignored since 2012.  We could be just starting an inflow back into the junior miners.  Prior rallies like 2003-2007 and 2009-2011 could signal a powerful reversal of the prior bear market trend.

Look at this chart of the gold stocks in relation to gold bullion.  Its finally breaking out of downtrend after hitting a record low.  Notice how the early investors in that bull market in 2000 made out.

News is beginning to hit the markets from some of our explorers.  I have a few investments in the Golden Triangle in BC this season.  This is where we have seen a lot of interest by the majors recently most notably Newmont in their recent investment in $GTT.V GT Gold which continues to hit great results but may be fairly valued at $110 million.

Another one which is just getting started is Libero Copper $LBC.V which should change its name and add gold as they just made a significant gold discovery today.  Their Geologist and VP Exploration is  Leo Hathaway who works with Ross Beatty at Lumina and has 25 years experience making numerous discoveries.

Leo was very instrumental in the early success of Lumina started in 2004 and now has over a $200 million market cap.  Libero still has a market cap under $15 million but they are working on a project which looks almost identical to GT Gold early days in the Golden Triangle.  Their Big Red Project looks very exciting especially after all the technical modeling work done by Leo and the team.  They see some parts of the project with great potential and just raised $3.7 million to drill it.

Today Libero announced sampling results which confirm a new gold discovery.  "5 contiguous 50 metre continuous rock chip samples returned intervals of 2.91 grams per tonne gold over 250 metres including 6.14 grams per tonne gold over 100 metres in two contiguous samples."  Drilling this September could confirm another major Golden Triangle Discovery that hardly no one knows about yet.  See the full news release by clicking here...

Libero will be presenting at MIF in Vancouver and Precious Metals Summit in Beaver Creek.  Schedule a meeting by contacting them here: +1 604 638 2545 info@liberocopper.com

See my new interview with Libero $LBC.V VP Exploration Leo Hathaway by clicking here...

 

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Jeb Handwerger

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First Cobalt $FCC.V $FTSSF Next Battery Grade Cobalt Supplier For EV Market in North America

 

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First Cobalt $FCC.V $FTSSF just put out news today.  See my interview with First Cobalt $FCC.V $FTSSF CEO Trent Mell.

 

-successfully produced a battery grade cobalt sulfate using the First Cobalt Refinery flowsheet.

-closer to recommissioning the only permitted primary cobalt refinery in North America.

-discussions currently underway with automotive companies, cobalt miners and capital providers can now move to a more advanced stage.

See the full news release by clicking here... https://www.firstcobalt.com/investors/news/first-cobalt-produces-battery-grade-cobalt-sulfate

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Best Drill Hole in Canada in 2018 $SUNM.V $LLC.V Stardust Property ???

Some times the best buys are at the times when you have to hold your nose.

Market volatility has increased this October with rising US rates and a crashing Global currency crisis.   Gold should come back into favor as stocks continue into bear market territory.  The Fed may start to scale back on interest rates if stocks continue to crater.  This could turn real rates negative and push capital into precious metals and the junior miners which have already been in a 10 year bear market.

The rotation from stocks and bonds into commodities hasn't even really gotten started yet.   Nobody is looking at the juniors and there isn't much research coverage now as investors rely on blogs and social media forums to get good information these days.

Despite this horrible bear market in junior miners that has been ongoing for several years.  This month we saw a major discovery hole come out of BC with Mark O'Dea's Sunmetals $SUNM.V drilling the best intercept ever hit at the property in North Central British Columbia and possible the best drill result in Canada in 2018.  They hit over 100 meters of 5% copper equivalent.  That is spectacular!  Lots more hopefully to come this year.

The excellent management and technical team thinks they are in the guts of the high grade system and there are lots of assays pending.  I take these guys seriously as we made a lot of money with them on Fronteer's Long Canyon discovery which was acquired by Newmont for over $2 billion at the height of the last bull cycle in junior miners.  



Sunmetals has optioned the property from Lorraine Copper $LLC.V $LRCPF.  I own both but Lorraine may be another way to play this discovery.  Remember there may be more than a dozen holes still not released yet.  Could be a long way to run here?  

Listen to my interview with Bill Morton CEO of Lorraine Copper $LLC.V $LRCPF who made the deal with Sunmetals to make this great new discovery in BC.  Bill was early on this property and this is some of the best results in Canada this year. Bill has held positions with companies such as Giant Mascot, Sumitomo and Imperial Metals.

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Jeb Handwerger 

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Junior Mining Stocks: Buy Fur Coats During A Summer Heat Wave

Buy Fur Coats During A Summer Heat Wave...buy junior miners during the summer doldrums when most people are snoozing.

My Father grew up in the garment business as my grandfather had a successful tailor and dry cleaning store in the South Bronx right off the Bruckner Blvd.  One of the first lessons he taught me was buy the highest quality winter gear during a heat wave in the summer.  Most people don't even look out a few weeks let alone a few months.  Use other people's shortsightedness as an advantage to get bargain basement opportunity.

Although its the summer doldrums and its hard to stay focused on the markets, we must not ignore the few areas in the mining sector that are really drawing the attention of the markets.  Eventually our sector will come back and could possibly lead.  Look at oil and copper a couple of years ago it was in the basement and now it has led over the past year.  It almost moved up so high recently that I got nervous for a short term pullback.  Same with gold miners they will eventually come back into favor as the explorers are having a hard time finding new economic gold deposits.  There will be more investments into the juniors notice the recent strategic move of Goldcorp to take a position in Allegiant Gold which I featured only a few weeks ago right here...

Let's look at three current positions that I have recently featured.  Since early May some of our featured companies are up exponential.  This has come at a time when frankly the junior mining sector has sucked.  In some ways its almost as bad as the end of 2015.

Nevertheless, don't give up hope.  Attention should be paid as there is a major conference in Vancouver all next week run by the big boys Sprott, Rick Rule and Doug Casey.  I expect a lot of news going into that conference and possibly buying in the market as you have the top mining promoters and investors who can afford the $900 entrance fee.  Unfortunately, I will not be able to attend but I will have subscribers there that could report back.
http://www.cvent.com/events/2018-sprott-vancouver-natural-resource-symposium/custom-17-1bdaa1f10192419d9f2f6ef3b95b8f23.aspx

First off there are two areas that many of my active subscribers are currently interested in and that I expect to see a push at the conference.  One of them is the golden triangle in BC. Its getting a lot of interest.  Last summer a few stocks went from pennies to dollars as they hit with drilling.  I think we could see another summer of great results thanks to the global warming in that area that has led glaciers to recede and new gold targets to be found. I recently highlighted and bought shares in the open market of $GOT.V Goliath Resources run by Roger Rosmus.
 
They are drilling two new discoveries during this season. Management is very confident that this year’s drilling success will have a positive and material impact on the market cap.  The stock is on the verge of a major cup and handle breakout at $.28 where the next stop could be $.40 according to the technicals.  Give Roger Rosmus a call if you would like to learn more!

 
Goliath Resources Limited
Mr. Roger Rosmus
President and Chief Executive Officer Tel: +1-416-488-2887 x222
Check out the recent exploration news here...
https://goliathresourcesltd.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/GOT-news-release-2018-Surface-Exploration-Program-Commences-July_5_2018-1.pdf

Another area which could start gaining momentum again is the Pilbara in Western Australia.  Eric Sprott has been adding to his position Novo and I expect more bulk sampling news which could prove more continuity in the region.  I expect some news before this upcoming conference.  As you know I recently bought shares and have been highlighting Pacton Gold $PAC.V as our pick.  Novo may be bought out soon by Kirkland Lake with some development success which could put all the eyeballs on Pacton which Sprott just bought into when the company raised around $5.5 million and now control the 3rd largest position in the Pilbara Region.  

The chart is excellent looking to form another breakout above $.90.  Its been one of the best performers on the TSX Venture in 2018.  It could be just the beginning if Novo makes some positive developments going into this Sprott Conference in Vancouver.
For more information on Pacton Gold contact 1-(855)-584-0258 or info@pactongold.com and ask to speak to the Chairman Dominic Verdejo
Check out their recent news by clicking here...
http://pactongold.com/index.php/investors-en/news-releases/193-pacton-gold-to-acquire-highly-prospective-bellary-dome-project-in-pilbara-mining-region-where-multiple-nuggets-discovered

Finally I would like for you to look at an interview with Plateau Energy Metals $PLU.V $PLUUF.  You may remember it as Plateau Uranium but it has changed its name as they have made a huge lithium discovery which they have taken from discovery to a possible maiden resource any day now which could knock the socks off the lithium industry!  It could be big.  I wouldn't be surprised if this could be soon taken out by a Lithium Americas or possibly the Chinese once they have that maiden resource in hand as early as the next couple of weeks.  

Please listen to this interview as this is quite exciting times for $PLUUF!  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ec_4CrUHXzE

Best wishes,

Jeb Handwerger

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