The world’s appetite for lithium has been hit with COVID-19 and uncertainty as to the volume of electric vehicles being sold. Which means the spot price of lithium – which is difficult to estimate in any event – has been dropping. Bad news for a lithium development company?
For the longest time, Cartier Resources (V.ECR) has been reporting high-grade gold from its Chimo Mine project. A couple of meters of +10 grams per ton (gpt) here and 16 gpt there. But it has never been the headline number for the Cartier press releases.
Cartier Resources’ (V.ECR) announcement of a revised 43-101 Resource Estimate with over one million ounces indicated and inferred at its Chimo mine in Quebec was not actually a surprise. CEO Philippe Cloutier told motherlodetv.net what the company was going to do back in February,
Junior exploration companies often struggle to tell their story to investors. Press Releases, even when they contain excellent news such as Renforth Resources (RNR.C) release on February 25th, are required to be technical and precise. That is not enough for Renforth’s CEO Nicole Brewster. In addition to the press release, Brewster puts out a set of informal notes,
I always look forward to interviews with Millennial Lithium’s (V.ML) CEO Farhad Abasov. He’s concise, to the point and willing to talk about both the achievements and the challenges facing Millennial’s brine lithium project in Salta Province, Argentina.
Philippe Cloutier, CEO of Cartier Resources (V.ECR), understands that investors want a company to do what it says it is going to do. At the Chimo Mine project in Quebec, Cartier developed a plan which Cloutier was confident would position the past-producing mine for a new life as a gold producer.
A deep analysis on a strong company is always invaluable information for any junior mining investor, whether independent or professional, and the initial investment report by Eight Capital on White Gold Corp is no exception.
We’ve written before that GR Silver Mining Ltd. (“GR Silver Mining”) (formerly Goldplay Exploration Ltd.) (TSX-V: GRSL) CEO, Marcio Fonseca, is both a geologist and a former investment banker. It is a formidable combination and was front and centre in the company’s January 7, 2020 press release announcing a letter of intent in which GR Silver Mining would acquire a First Majestic Silver subsidiary which owns the past-producing Plomosas Silver Project. This project is located 5km from GR Mining’s San Marcial Silver-Gold Project in the historic Rosario Mining District in Sinaloa, Mexico.