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The Barrick (ABX) Veladero mine's suspension is likely to be lifted on Friday
That's what the Argentine judge in charge of the paperwork and the decision said today , after conducting a visual inspection of the mine yesterday. He said that the repairs and preventative work demanded by government and judiciary had been done by ABX and...
That's what the Argentine judge in charge of the paperwork and the decision said today , after conducting a visual inspection of the mine y...
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A Philippino pair trade
An idea for instos and funds with easier access to the short side. Considering... 1) the apparent difference in gravity between the company infractions (according to the Philippino govt anyway) 2) the relative exposure of the two companies to the country in...
An idea for instos and funds with easier access to the short side. Considering... 1) the apparent difference in gravity between the comp...
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The London Evening Standard, teaching the small brown people how to spell all proper like
It's 2016, fercryinoutlound. Link here , but don't expect to learn anything from it.
It's 2016, fercryinoutlound. Link here , but don't expect to learn anything from it.
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Yamana (YRI.to) (AUY): Marrone, pwned
This is what it sounds like when the corporate profile of a $4Bn gold mining company has to play catch-up to a pissant blogger.  On September 8th IKN revealed that Yamana Gold (AUY) (YRI.to) was facing the "never going to happen" card and a likely $1.1Bn wr...
This is what it sounds like when the corporate profile of a $4Bn gold mining company has to play catch-up to a pissant blogger. On Sep...
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Frank Holmes Says
Shopping mall mass shootings are bullish for gold.  This is of course a developing story .
Shopping mall mass shootings are bullish for gold. This is of course a developing story .
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Auryn (AUG.v) and Baños del Indio
Here's how it works: 1) Baños Del Indio is explored in the 1990's, gets nowhere fast. 2) Miguel Cardozo incorporates the concession into his Alturas Minerals (ALT.v) vehicle in the mid 00s, fiddles around doing baseline stuff, tries to find a JV partner, fa...
Here's how it works: 1) Baños Del Indio is explored in the 1990's, gets nowhere fast. 2) Miguel Cardozo incorporates the concession i...
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Frank Holmes Says
Killer clowns are bullish for gold.  This is of course a developing story .
Killer clowns are bullish for gold. This is of course a developing story .
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I'm getting a lot of mails about B2Gold (BTG) (BTO.to) this morning...
...so to stem the tide, here's my position on the stock's issues at Masbate: Pu simply I'm in "wait and see" mode. From what I've picked up, its problems at Masbate aren't as serious as other mines on the Philippino hit list. However, there whole loose cann...
...so to stem the tide, here's my position on the stock's issues at Masbate: Pu simply I'm in "wait and see" mode. From what I've picke...
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The list of 20 Philippine mining firms in the firing line
Right here. And even though Masbate isn't one of them, B2 is off 9% at the bell. Go figure. Libjo Mining Corporation AAM-Phil Natural Resources Exploration and Development Corporation - Parcel 1 and Parcel 2B Krominco Incorporated Carrascal Nickel Corporati...
Right here. And even though Masbate isn't one of them, B2 is off 9% at the bell. Go figure. Libjo Mining Corporation AAM-Phil Natural Re...
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Some Monday music
Alabama 3, ' Monday Don't Mean Anything To Me ' Keep your shades on when you clean your teeth.
Alabama 3, ' Monday Don't Mean Anything To Me ' Keep your shades on when you clean your teeth.
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A signature in Colombia
The big show in LatAm today is in Cartagena Colombia, where President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC-EP leader Rodrigo Londoño will do the official signature thing and then shake hands on Colombian territory for the first time, all done in front of a wide arra...
The big show in LatAm today is in Cartagena Colombia, where President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC-EP leader Rodrigo Londoño will do the off...
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The IKN Weekly, out now
IKN385 has just been sent to subscribers, the usual serving of poorly written drivel and bad DD from a drunken waste of time who used to care but doesn't anymore. I wouldn't bother if I were you.
IKN385 has just been sent to subscribers, the usual serving of poorly written drivel and bad DD from a drunken waste of time who use...
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Equities analyst and blogger
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Otto Rock is the nom de plume I used on the IKN blog. It's a long story. My name is Mark Turner, I live in Peru, as an independent equities analyst I cover the mining sector, mostly the juniors and mostly LatAm.
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My two daughters, the rest is noise.
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