Company Interviews

40 Episodes

By: Crux Investor

An insight into junior mining and opportunities to invest. Company Interviews, a Crux Investor show, exists to cut through the jargon, bias and bluster. Matthew Gordon hones-in on the important factors that indicate a company's strong footing for growth and success.

Pulsar Helium - Exploring Valuable Helium Assets in North America
Yesterday at 6:00 PM

Interview with Thomas Abraham-James, President & CEO of Pulsar Helium.

Recording date: 24th May 2023

Helium exploration and development is a nascent industry, brought into existence by a sudden and
significant supply deficit that has persisted for over a decade and shows no sign of ending. Pulsar
exists to develop its helium assets, with the objective of bringing stability via sustainable supply
that is not associated with hydrocarbon production.

Pulsar’s assets include the flagship Topaz project in the USA with a helium content of 10.5%,
positioning it among the world’s high...

Lotus Resources (LOT) - Aiming to Reach a Final Investment Decision in 2023
Yesterday at 5:00 PM

Interview with Keith Bowes, MD of Lotus Resources (ASX: LOT) 

Lotus Resources (ASX: LOT, OTCQB: LTSRF) owns an 85% interest in the Kayelekera Uranium Project in Malawi. The Project hosts a current resource of 37.5M lbs U3O8, and historically produced ~11MIb of uranium between 2009 and 2014. The Company completed a positive Restart Study in late 2020 which demonstrated that Kayelekera can support a viable long-term operation and has the potential to be one of the first uranium projects to recommence production in the future. The Company is currently working through a Feasibility Study that will be completed in mid 2022.

GR Silver Mining (GRSL) - Expanding the Silver Mineralisation Envelope in Mexico
Yesterday at 4:00 PM

Interview with Eric Zaunscherb, CEO & Chairman of GR Silver Mining (TSX-V: GRSL)

GR Silver Mining (GRSL) is a mining company focused on the exploration and development of the Clamosis silver project in Sinaloa, Mexico. Led by Eric Zaunscherb, CEO & Chairman, GRSL aims to expand the silver mineralization envelope in the region. They recently released an updated resource estimate, indicating significant mineral resources at the project.

With 432 square kilometers of land and approximately 45 kilometers of strike length across three major structures, the Clamosis project offers considerable exploration potential. GRSL has been primarily focused on a six-kilometer...

Deep-South Resources (DSM) - Awaiting License for Copper Project in Namibia
Yesterday at 3:00 PM

Interview with Pierre Léveillé, the President and CEO of Deep-South Resources Inc. (TSX-V: DSM)

Deep-South Resources is a mineral exploration company, largely held by Management and Directors with 12% of Deep-South share capital and by Teck Resources Ltd with 16%. Deep-South is actively involved in the acquisition, exploration and development of major mineral properties. Deep-South growth strategy is to focus on the exploration and development of quality assets, in significant mineralized trends, close to infrastructure, in stable countries.

Atalaya Mining (ATYM) - Leveraged Production Play on the Copper Price
Yesterday at 2:00 PM

Interview with Alberto Lavandeira, CEO of Atalaya Mining (AIM:ATYM).

Atalaya Mining (ATYM) is a copper mining company with operations based in southern Spain, focused on extracting and producing copper. With over eight years of experience in the industry, Atalaya Mining also has development projects underway within the broader Iberian Peninsula.

The company recently published its first-quarter results, highlighting notable figures related to inflation and the copper market. Despite the impact of rising electricity prices in Ukraine, Atalaya Mining managed to reduce its production costs, demonstrating operational efficiency. This achievement was attributed to several factors...

Osino Resources (OSI) - Feasibility Next Month. Keep Marching to Production
Last Saturday at 5:00 PM

Interview with Heye Daun, CEO of Osino Resources (TSX-V: OSI)

Osino Resources Corp is a Canadian gold mining exploration and development company operating in Namibia. The company is actively involved in the Twin Hills project, which has shown promising prospects. Osino Resources Corp has been diligently advancing the project over the past few years and is preparing to release a definitive feasibility study in the near future.

The upcoming study will provide a comprehensive evaluation of the Twin Hills project, incorporating a new resource model. Osino Resources Corp has focused on converting inferred resources into...

Highfield Resources (HFR) - Blue Chip Banks Backing This Cash Machine
Last Saturday at 4:00 PM

Interview with Ignacio Salazar, CEO & MD of Highfield Resources (ASX: HFR)

Highfield Resources is a company focused on developing the Buga project in Spain, which aims to become a major producer of mop topotash, a type of potassium fertilizer. Led by CEO Ignacio Salazar, Highfield Resources has made significant progress in obtaining the necessary permits and licenses for construction.

The construction phase of the Buga project is a key focus for Highfield Resources. To ensure success, the company has hired experienced personnel, including former ICL President in Spain, to oversee the plant construction. They are...

Elixir Energy (EXR) - Grant for Grandis Well; Pilot Wells in Mongolia Ongoing
Last Saturday at 3:00 PM

Interview with Neil Young, MD & CEO, Stephen Keleman, Non-Executive Director & Richard Cottee, Non-Executive Chairman of Elixir Energy (ASX: EXR)

Elixir Energy (EXR) is an ASX-listed energy company focused on natural gas exploration in Mongolia and Australia. Led by Managing Director Neil Young, the company aims to contribute to both traditional natural gas exploration and the energy transition. Elixir Energy recently provided an update on its gas projects, particularly highlighting the progress of their non-gone coalbed methane (CBM) pilot project in Mongolia.

The CBM pilot project is a significant endeavor as it is the first of...

Nuclear & Uranium! The Week That Was
Last Friday at 8:00 PM

Big News of the Week

The sector’s big breaking news are reports that the Kazatomprom management exodus stems from a deal to allow Russian state interests to buy 49% of the Budenovskoye uranium project in Kazakhstan.  We break it down, dissect facts from imputations and discuss the potential implications.

Winner of the week

France – for galvanising Europe’s pro-nuclear countries into proposing a nuclear target that almost looks a little bit bold.  Its called the EU member states for nuclear energy summit and incl...

Maple Gold Mines (MGM) - Deep Drilling with Agnico Eagle in Abitibi, Quebec
Last Friday at 1:00 PM

Interview with Matthew Hornor, President & CEO of Maple Gold Mines (TSX-V: MGM)

Maple Gold Mines (MGM) is a mining company operating in the Abitibi greenstone belt in Quebec, Canada. With a vast land package spanning 400 square kilometers, MGM is focused on exploration and development of mineral deposits in this region. Their flagship projects include the Douay and Morris projects.

The Douay project is located in the heart of the Abitibi greenstone belt and serves as MGM's main project area. It has significant gold potential, and the company has conducted extensive exploration and drilling activities to...

Andrada Mining (ATM) - Bulk Lithium Production & Strategic Partner Search
Last Thursday at 2:00 PM

Interview with Anthony Viljoen, CEO of Andrada Mining (AIM: ATM)

Andrada Mining (ATM) is a mining company listed on London's AIM exchange that is making strides in the production of lithium and other minerals. Recently, they achieved a significant milestone by successfully producing their first bulk lithium concentrate through a pilot test program. Their focus is on personalized lithium, which offers a purer form of the mineral suitable for use in glass and ceramics, commanding a premium price in the market.

In addition to their lithium endeavors, ATM is generating substantial revenue from tin production...

Golden Arrow Resources (GRG) - Exploring Copper in Chile and Beyond
Last Wednesday at 9:00 PM

Interview with Brian McEwen, VP Exploration of Golden Arrow Resources (TSX-V: GRG)

Golden Arrow is a Vancouver-based explorer with a history of success in identifying, acquiring and advancing precious and base metal discoveries.

The Company is a member of the Grosso Group, a resource-focused management group that pioneered the mineral exploration industry in Argentina and has operated there since 1993. The Grosso Group, headed by Joseph Grosso, has been involved with four exceptional mineral deposit discoveries, and has a highly-regarded track record for fostering strong relationships with communities and governments wherever it works. The Grosso Group...

Integra Resources (ITR) - New Assets, More Gold. 2023 Will be Busy
Last Tuesday at 2:29 PM

Interview with Jason Kosec, President and CEO of Integra Resources (TSX-V:ITR)

Integra Resources Corp. is a development-stage mining company focused on the exploration and de-risking of the past-producing DeLamar gold-silver project. The DeLamar gold-silver project is located approximately 160 km from the city of Boise in Idaho. The project includes the past-producing DeLamar gold mine previously owned by Kinross Gold Corp. which in the past produced approximately 1.6 million ounces of gold and 100 million ounces of silver. The project also holds a 5,300-acre land position which consists of patented and unpatented claims. The company changed its strategy regarding...

Orestone Mining (ORS) - Raising Money to Drill a Porphyry Target

Interview with David Hottman, President & CEO of Orestone Mining (TSX-V: ORS)

Orestone explores for gold and copper in British Columbia, Canada on the 105 square kilometre Captain gold/copper porphyry project. The project is 100% owned and hosts a cluster of large porphyry targets advanced through geophysics and drilling. Exploration drilling to date has advanced the project substantially. Their goal is to create shareholder wealth through successful exploration.

Neometals (NMT) - Titanium Off-take + $100M pa Free Cash Flow

Interview with Chris Reed, Managing Director & CEO of Neometals Ltd. (ASX: NMT)

Neometals Ltd. is an Australian mineral development company, involved in the recovery of a large array of battery metals including lithium, titanium and vanadium. The company’s core business units consist of its lithium-ion battery recycling company, Primobius JV, which is an operating recycling facility for lithium batteries in Germany and also the recycling technology partner for Mercedes Benz, its vanadium recovery project in Finland and its Lithium chemicals unit, a joint venture (JV) with Bondalti Chemicals SA via Reed Advanced Materials (RAM) Pty Ltd. 

Marimaca Copper (MARI) - 44% increase Resource Ahead of DFS

Interview with Hayden Locke, President & CEO of Marimaca Copper Corp. (TSX: MARI)

Marimaca is an exciting TSX-listed copper company.  The Company’s flagship asset is the Marimaca Copper Project in Chile’s Antofagasta region. It is the only copper discovery globally of the last five years and is a low risk project, with substantial exploration potential. Their vision is to create significant value for their shareholders and stakeholders alike. They hope to achieve this with a dual strategy of realizing the full potential of their flagship Marimaca Copper Project, which has the promise to become one of the m...

Aurion Resources (AU) - Rupert Resources Look Alike with B2Gold JV

Interview with Dave Lotan, Chairman of Aurion Resources (TSX-V: AU)

Aurion Resources Ltd. (Aurion), is a well-funded, Canadian exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V:AU) and the OTCQX Best Market (OTCQX:AIRRF). Aurion’s strategy is to generate or acquire early stage precious metals exploration opportunities and advance them through direct exploration by our experienced team or through business partnerships and joint venture arrangements. Aurion’s current focus is exploring on its wholly owned Risti and Launi projects, as well as advancing joint venture arrangements with B2 Gold Corp. and Kinross Gold Corporation in Finl...

GoGold Resources (GGD) - Racing to Silver Production

Interview with Bradley Langille, President & CEO of GoGold Resources (TSX: GGD)

GoGold Resources (TSX: GGD) is a Canadian-based silver and gold producer focused on operating, developing, exploring and acquiring high quality projects in Mexico. The Company operates the Parral Tailings mine in the state of Chihuahua and has the Los Ricos South and Los Ricos North exploration Projects in the state of Jalisco. Headquartered in Halifax, NS, GoGold is building a portfolio of low cost, high margin projects.

Pan Global Resources (PGZ) - Funded 20,000m new copper Drilling

Interview with Tim Moody, CEO of Pan Global Resources (TSX-V: PGZ)

Pan Global Resources Inc. is a junior exploration and development company focused on its assets located in Southern Spain. The Águilas project of the company is located 300 km south of the city of Madrid and has a land position of approximately 16,333 hectares. The project is accessible year-round and hosts copper, silver, lead, gold and silver mineralisation. The Escacena project of the company is located approximately 40 km northeast of Seville, Spain. The area is known for hosting one of the world’s largest volcanic massive-sulphide mineralisation zones. The...

enCore Energy (EU) - Uranium Producer with USA Ambition

Interview with William Sheriff, Executive Chairman of enCore Energy Corp. (TSX-V:EU)

enCore Energy Corp. is committed to providing clean, reliable, and affordable domestic nuclear energy by becoming the next United States uranium producer in 2023. enCore solely utilizes In-Situ Recovery (ISR) for uranium extraction, a well-known and proven technology co-developed by the leaders at enCore Energy. In-Situ Recovery extracts uranium in a non-invasive process using natural groundwater and oxygen, coupled with a proven ion exchange process, to recover the uranium. Uranium production is planned at enCore's licensed and past-producing South Texas Rosita Processing Plant in 2023, and at...

G Mining Ventures (GMIN) - Delivering the TZ Gold Mine on Time & Budget

Interview with Louis-Pierre Gignac, President & CEO of G Mining Ventures (TSX-V: GMIN)

G Mining Ventures Corp. (TSXV: GMIN) (OTCQX: GMINF) is a mining company engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of precious metal projects, to capitalize on the value uplift from successful mine development. GMIN is well-positioned to grow into the next mid-tier precious metals producer by leveraging strong access to capital and proven development expertise. GMIN is currently anchored by its flagship Tocantinzinho Gold Project in mining friendly and prospective State of Pará, Brazil.

World Copper (WCU) - Advancing Desktop Studies & Preserving Cash

Interview with Nolan Peterson, President & CEO of World Copper Ltd. (TSX-V:WCU)

World Copper Ltd., headquartered in Vancouver, BC, is a Canadian resource company focused on the exploration and development of its copper porphyry projects: Escalones and Cristal in Chile, and Zonia in Arizona. Two of these projects have estimated resources with significant soluble copper mineralization, and each has additional copper porphyry targets with exciting potential to expand the resource base.

Horizon Copper (HCU) - Sandstorm's Quasi Royalty Copper Spin Out

Interview with Erfan Kazemi, President & CEO of Horizon Copper (TSX-V: HCU)

Horizon Copper is a premier copper company holding unique non-operating interests in high-grade, low-cost copper assets. Upon completion of Part B of the Transaction described in the Company’s Management Information Circular dated July 26, 2022, Horizon will hold a portfolio of unparalleled copper assets including a 30% interest in the copper-gold Hod Maden project, exposure to the Oyu Tolgoi copper mine through a 25% equity ownership in Entrée Resources Ltd., and a 1.66% net profits interest on the Antamina copper mine. Horizon plans to actively grow its portfolio of ass...

Cartier Resources (ECR) - 3Moz Gold Developer Advancing to PFS

Interview with Philippe Cloutier, President & CEO of Cartier Resources (TSX-V:ECR)

Cartier Resources Inc. is a Canadian gold exploration company focused on the Abitibi Greenstone belt in Quebec. The company is focused on advanced-stage exploration projects with delineated mineral resources. The company’s flagship project, the 100% owned Chimo Gold Mine project is located 50 km southeast of the city of Val-d’Or in Quebec and holds a land position of approximately 29,523 hectares.  The mine has historically produced just under 400,000 ounces of gold between the 60s and late 90s and holds a mineral resource estimate, published in August 2022, which shows...

Karora Resources (KRR) - Record Gold Production plus Lithium Spinout

Interview with Oliver Turner, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development of Karora Resources (TSX: KRR).

Karora Resources Inc. is a Canadian gold producer predominantly based in Western Australia.  The assets of the company include the Beta Hunt Mine, the Higginsville Gold Operations (HGO) and the Spargos Reward Gold Mine. 

Conico (CNJ) - Scoping Study on Mt Thirsty Ni-Co-Sc Project Coming Soon

Interview with Guy Le Page, Executive Director of Conico Ltd (ASX: CNJ)

Conico Ltd. is an Australian junior exploration and development company. The asset portfolio of the company consists of the Ryberg and Mestersvig projects in Greenland and its Mount Thirsty project in Australia. The Mestersvig project of the company is located on the east coast of Greenland and holds a land position of 1,447 km2. The Mount Thirsty project of the company is located 16 km northwest of Norseman in Western Australia and is a 50/50 joint venture between the company and Greenstone Resources LP. 

Is it Possible to Mine Gold From Under a Lake?

Interview with Jeff Reinson, COO of First Mining Gold Corp. (TSX: FF)

First Mining Gold Corp. is a Canadian project developer with assets located in Ontario and Quebec. The Springpole project of the company is one of the largest, undeveloped, open-pit gold deposits in Canada.  The project’s economics include an 11-year life of mine, post-tax NPV5% of CAD$ 995 million and a post-tax IRR of 29%. The project also hosts existing infrastructure such as a 70-person camp, and access to logging roads and power lines within 40 km of the project’s proposed plant location. The company’s 100%-owned Duparqu...

First Mining Gold (FF) - How do You Mine Under a Lake?

Bonterra Resources (BTR) - Why Osisko Mining & Goldfields Surround Us!

Interview with Marc-Andre Pelletier, President & CEO of Bonterra Resources Inc. (TSX-V:BTR)

Bonterra Resources Inc. is a Canadian gold exploration company, with a large portfolio of exploration projects in Quebec, Canada. The asset portfolio of the company holds the Barry, Gladiator, Moroy and Bachelor deposits, as well as the only permitted and operational gold mill in the region, namely the Bachelor Mill. The Barry open-pit project, which is the focus of the company’s advancement initiatives holds 0.5Moz of gold in the Measured & Indicated category, and 0.7Moz in the inferred category. 

Cabral Gold (CBR) - New Strategy Focused on Near Term Cash Production

Interview with Alan Carter, President & CEO of Cabral Gold (TSX-V: CBR)

Cabral Gold Inc. is a TSX-V and OTC-listed gold exploration company focused on advancing its flagship Cuiú Cuiú gold project. The Cuiú Cuiú gold project is a 36,000-hectare land package, located in the Tapajos region of Brazil northwest of the TZ project owned by Eldorado Gold Corporation. 

Chakana Copper (PERU) - Lime Live: Major Miners Focusing on Copper

Interview with David Kelley, CEO of Chakana Copper Corp. (TSX-V: PERU)

Chakana Copper Corp is a Canadian-based minerals exploration Company that is currently advancing the Soledad Project located in the Ancash region of Peru, a highly favorable mining jurisdiction with supportive communities. The Soledad Project is notable for the high-grade copper-gold-silver mineralization that is hosted in tourmaline breccia pipes. An initial mineral resource estimate for seven breccia pipes was announced in Q1 2022 (see news release dated February 23, 2022), with an Inferred Resource of 4.8 million tonnes grading 0.72 g/t gold, 61 g/t silver and 0.97% copper assumed to be extractable...

Serabi Gold (SBI) - JV with Vale Changes Outlook

Tesoro Gold (TSO) - Study Shows Ternera Works, Now Drilling to Add Ounces

Elemental Altus Royalties (ELE) - Dividends on the Horizon

Interview with Frederick Bell, CEO of Elemental Altus Royalties (TSX-V: ELE)

Elemental Altus Royalties is a rapidly growing gold royalty company with world-class, producing assets on four continents. Employing a highly-selective approach, we connect investors with de-risked, quality gold investments in top-tier mining companies. Elemental Altus is the only emerging royalty opportunity providing material revenue with sustained organic growth. The Company is backed by a dynamic, multidisciplinary team with a global network and proven ability to conduct complex international transactions.

Global Atomic (GLO) - Funded to Continue Uranium Development

Interview with Stephen Roman, President and CEO of Global Atomic Corp. (TSX: GLO)

Global Atomic Corp. is a Canadian and TSX-listed resource company with assets in Turkey and Niger. The company’s portfolio provides access to both high-grade uranium mine development and cash-flowing zinc concentrate production. The company’s flagship project is the Dasa uranium project. The Dasa uranium project is a high-grade uranium deposit, located in the Adrar Emoles III licence area, approximately 105 km south of the town of Arlit, in the Republic of Niger. The project hosts 129.1 million pounds of U3O8 in the indicated cate...

Brunswick Exploration (BRW) - Huge Portfolio of Lithium Pegmatites

Interview with Killian Charles, President & CEO of Brunswick Exploration (TSX-V: BRW)

Brunswick Exploration is a Montreal-based mineral exploration company listed on the TSX-V under symbol BRW. The Company is focused on grassroots exploration for lithium in Canada, a critical metal necessary to global decarbonization and energy transition. The company is rapidly advancing the most extensive grassroots lithium property portfolio in Canada with holdings in Quebec, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

OutCrop Silver & Gold (OCG) - Drilling High Grade Silver Veins in Colombia

Interview with Joe Hebert, President & CEO of OutCrop Silver & Gold (TSX-V: OCG)

Outcrop Silver is rapidly advancing the Santa Ana high-grade silver deposit with ongoing expansion drilling. Outcrop Silver is also progressing exploration on four gold projects with world-class discovery potential in Colombia. These assets are being advanced by a highly disciplined and seasoned professional team with decades of experience in Colombia.

GoviEx Uranium (GXU) - $15M for Advancing Projects Towards Production

Interview with Dan Major, CEO of GoviEx Uranium (TSX-V: GXU)

GoviEx is a mineral resource company focused on the exploration and development of uranium
properties in Africa. GoviEx’s principal objective is to become a significant uranium producer through
the continued exploration and development of its flagship mine-permitted Madaouela project in Niger and its mine-permitted Mutanga project in Zambia.

Sailfish Royalty (FISH) - NEW Strategy Focuses on Revenue Growth

Interview with Paolo Lostritto, CEO of Sailfish Royalty (TSX-V: FISH)

Sailfish is a precious metals royalty and streaming company. Within Sailfish’s portfolio are two main assets in the Americas: a gold stream equivalent to a 3% NSR on the San Albino gold mine (~3.5 sq. km) and a 2% NSR on the rest of the area (~134.5 sq. km) surrounding San Albino in northern Nicaragua; and an up to 3% NSR on the Spring Valley gold project in Pershing County, Nevada.

Pacific Ridge Exploration (PEX) - Copper Gold Drilling for 250Mt

Interview with Blaine Monaghan, President & CEO of Pacific Ridge Exploration (TSX-V:PEX)

Pacific Ridge's goal is to become British Columbia’s leading copper-gold exploration company. Pacific Ridge’s flagship project is the Kliyul copper-gold project, located in the Quesnel Trough, approximately 50 km southeast of Centerra Gold Inc’s Kemess. In addition to Kliyul, the Company’s project portfolio includes the RDP copper-gold project (optioned to Antofagasta Minerals S.A.), the Chuchi copper-gold project, the Onjo copper-gold project, and the Redton copper-gold project, all located in British Columbia. Pacific Ridge would like to acknowledge that its B.C. projects...