People always tend to think that an exploration company can only be sold for $1 billion dollars. One day we’ll have a discovery that will be sold for $10 billion or $15 billion… or even $20 billion. These are normal numbers in tech, but in our industry, people think it’s
Our risk profile is so different than a traditional mining company. And Why? Because we’ve taken so many of those risks out of the equation. Randy Smallwood is the President & CEO of Wheaton Precious Metals, a Vancouver based metal streaming company that was instrumental in pioneering the model. Randy
If you come in and you’re quite cavalier and you don’t respect mother nature, and the other contributing factors that can affect a project severely you’re going to end up in trouble. Brandon Duncan is the President and Founder of Backcountry Resources, a Yukon based construction, management and logistics company
I think the worst advice I’ve ever received is: that’s the way it’s done. It should never be like that, there is always a new way to approach something. Even if it’s been done the same way for years and years, that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t approach whatever that task
The more times people put themselves in a position of being uncomfortable, the stronger they become. Brian Paes-Braga is a partner at the Fiore Group, a private investment firm with interests in the mining, technology, entertainment, and beverage industries. Brian has been involved in a host of entrepreneurial, and philanthropic
Don’t assume that the local population works by the same rules that you do, or even understands the same rules. Taking the time to understand how people make decisions, and the rules by which those decisions are made is time exceedingly well spent. When Donald Bray reads this title, he’s
My background is very technical, very research orientated and very pragmatic. The Tethyan belt was literally a no brainer, Eastern Europe was not a high-risk jurisdiction. Teo Dechev is the President & CEO of Mundoro Capital, a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on copper discovery in Eastern Europe’s Tethyan Belt.