Understanding structure: X marks the spot

C.TOC, Tocvan Ventures
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When geologists are planning a drilling program they want to have as much information as possible before the drill starts turning. Tocvan put out a press release  October 27 which, in technical language, indicated that the company’s geologists has reached some conclusions as to the geological structures at its Pilar Gold-Silver Project in Sonora, Mexico. And it is those structures which will determine where Tocvan (C.TOC) will drill. read more

CBLT Inc: You can make more money with a pen than a drill

V.CBLT, CBLT Inc., gold, Ontario

There is no single right way to organize and operate a junior resource company. Instead, each company needs to figure out its own path to maximizing shareholder value. Whether it is a greenfields exploration story or a brownfields mining restart, every project is different. Peter Clausi, CEO of CBLT Inc. (V.CBLT), spent the early part of his career as a commercial litigation lawyer on Bay Street. He’s seen most of the business models. read more

Etruscus Resources: Under the Radar in BC’s Golden Triangle

Etruscus Resources, C.ETR, Gold, BC
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BC’s Golden Triangle has been a hugely productive mining area since the 1980’s. There is no question of its mineral endowment as mines like Premier back in the 1920s, the SNIP and Eskay Creek in the early 1990s, and, more recently KSM, Red Chris and Valley of the Kings have all come online with gold, silver and copper in abundance. The Golden Triangle is a big place and there are many highly prospective but largely unexplored or underexplored areas. read more

Tocvan: Structure is Plumbing

CSE.TOC, Tocvan Ventures, gold, silver, Mexico

Having a piece of highly prospective property is a good start for a junior resource company. Tocvan Resources (TOC.CC), after Mark Smethurst, the company’s COO, looked at over 150 possible properties, found a property with high gold and silver potential at the Pilar Gold Property in the Sonora Gold District in the north-west of Mexico. Better still, there had been over 17,000 meters of drilling done on the property. Short holes over a relatively restricted area on the property. read more