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Critical Mineral News And Upcoming Live Chat

Reserve your spot for our chat with "The War Below" author Ernest Scheyder, and get all the latest mining industry news in this week's Nugget!

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Emily King's Thoughts On China's Latest Ban

Happy New Year from the Prospector team! In this week's Nugget we're digging into the latest mining news, social trends, and tech reports.

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Make 2024 Data-Informed

Cheers to the New Year! Check out this weeks Nugget to get the latest mining industry news, social updates, and technical reports.

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Is Uranium Demand Changing?

Catch our end-of-year livestream replay, get the latest mining news and insights, and the latest tech reports!

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Happy Miners Day!

This week's nugget features the latest mining news, data, and our 2023 wrap up livestream!

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⛏️  The Explorer Nugget

This week we dig into everything junior miners, explorers, and treasure hunters!

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⛏️  Do We Have Enough ____ ?

Check out this week's Nugget for the latest challenges the Mining industry faces as we make the transition towards green energy!

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🎃  Hello, October!

Welcome to Q4 of 2023! Keep an eye out on Prospector for those Q3 result filings, as well as the last lingering summer drill results!

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📅 The End Is Near! (Of Q3 That Is)

I’m so excited to be wrapping up Q3 with the Prospector team on this month’s exciting Monthly Mining Roundup, I hope to see you all there!

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⛰️ Catching Our Breath From Colorado!

We had a great week at the Precious Metals Summit, and we're looking forward to all the exciting ideas from around the industry!

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 🔎 Searching High And Low

Get the latest mining industry news from space to the deep sea in this weeks Nugget!

Podcasts

Recruiting in Mining - OTR Rewind

In this OTR Rewind, we are revisiting the episode featuring Lindsey Schultz, and chatting all things mining recruiting! Tune in to the full episode!

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In Copper We Trust

Get our thoughts on Ai, the growing importance of copper, and the latest mining industry news in this week's Nugget!

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The Robots Are Taking Over! 🤖

Technical reports and drill results are back in The Nugget! Plus, check out news about the impact of AI on the mining industry.

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Diving Deep for Critical Minerals

Dive into news and reports about deep-sea mining, including the benefits and drawbacks, plus an analysis from your Prospector team!

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Mining Goes Critical

Dig into news from around the world covering critical minerals, including our June Monthly Mining Roundup where we cover this topic & more!

On Trend

What are Critical Minerals?

Unveiling the Power of Critical Minerals! Explore their significance, global demand, and sustainable supply strategies. Learn more with Prospector.

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Halfway Mark Of 2023!

Join us on LinkedIn for the Monthly Mining Roundup, where we'll cover news, events, and more from the mining industry for June!

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Summer Mining Kickoff!

We're welcoming summer with exciting news from around the mining industry and the latest project reports!

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Celebrating #IDWIM2023!

International Day of Women in Mining is June 15th. Celebrate with events, statistics, and news covering women and diversity in the mining industry!

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Welcome To June!

We dug up 5 exciting events in mining this month, including The Canadian Mining Expo and International Day of Women in Mining!

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Things are Heating Up!

We're eagerly awaiting what summer has in store! Check out this week's nugget for the latest mining news, insights, and announcements.

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Pardon Our Mining Puns

We've really struck gold recently with two webinars, some explosive news, and new technical reports for you to prospect!

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Unearthing The Latest In Mining

This week we dig into the world of under-appreciated metals and South and Latin American mining projects!

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Prospecting For Opportunities

As the industry works towards global decarbonization, mining is going to be more important than ever.

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April Showers Bring May Drilling!

As the weather warms up and mines in the Northern Hemisphere kick back into gear, we look into the latest in mining news, insights, and developments.

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The E in ESG

With Earth Day this week, we are digging into the mining industries latest efforts to achieve a greener future!

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Let's Dig Into Uranium

Check out the Prospector Uranium Resources Report, Uranium Webinar, and the latest Uranium news.

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Highlights From PDAC 2023!

We had a blast at PDAC 2023, and our team came away with valuable insights and some exciting news!

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Let's Get Ready for PDAC!

This week, we dig into how to use Prospector at PDAC to calculate life of mine, track projects, compare companies, and so much more!

Feature Updates

Maximize your Mining Conference Experience

Prospector and VRIFY have teamed up to bring you our best tips and tricks for getting the most out of your mining conference experience!

Podcasts

OTR Revisited - Mining Financing On the Rocks

We are revisiting guest Miranda Werstiuk in discussing her unique path entering the industry, and making the financing structure of mining projects...

Mining 101

Lithium - The White Gold of Clean Energy

Lithium's use in batteries has propelled it to the forefront of the clean energy revolution. Let's dig deep and learn more about this critical metal!

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Mining for a Greener Future

This week, we dig into how the mining industry plays a crucial role in a decarbonized future!

On Trend

Using Artificial Intelligence for Mining Data

Popular AI platforms are changing the way people research and interact with data. But, there are limitations! Check out how Prospector fills in the...

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Let’s Talk Lithium

This week we dig into all things lithium, and the potential for it to power a decarbonized future!

Mining 101

What is Net Present Value (NPV)?

NPV is used to help measure the value of a mining project. Prospector's NPV calculator helps users calculate NPV and make informed investment...

Podcasts

Data & Digitization in Mining with Joe Quinn

What is IoT, and what can data and digitization bring to the mining industry? Find out on this week's episode of On the Rocks, featuring Joe Quinn!

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OTR Revisited - Mining in the Movies

This week we are revisiting the Mining in the Movies episode of On the Rocks, featuring Tom Albanese! What is your favorite mining movie?

On Trend

Spooky Stones & Their Uses

It's scary season! Prospector is celebrating by sharing some of our favorite spooky minerals and metals from the team! Which is your favorite?

Podcasts

Commodity Trading 101 with Archie Hunter

What are commodity trading companies, what do they do, and what are their roles in the mining industry? Find out in the latest episode of On the...

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Celebrating World Food Day with CIMMYT

In celebration of World Food Day, Prospector teams up with CIMMYT in a special episode of On the Rocks! Learn about mining's role in agriculture and...

Podcasts

Social Media in Mining with Ryan Sistad

How does public perception effect the mining industry, & how can social media help change that? Join us in a chat with Ryan Sistad this week On the...

Podcasts

Uranium 101 with Alex Michshenko

This episode of On the Rocks features Uranium 101 with Alex Michshenko, Head of US Operations at Kazatomprom Inc. Grab your glass and let's dig in!

Feature Updates

Using Prospector for Investor Relations

Prospector's extensive database and Upgraded Company Pages can help increase transparency and accessibility to the mining industry!

Feature Updates

What is the National Instrument (NI) 43-101?

When you look into mining companies out of interest or for investment, you will come across references to the NI 43-101 technical report, but what is...

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How to Use Prospector for PDAC

Prospector recently hosted a demonstration on how to use Prospector for PDAC, with Phil Hopwood, principal of KWR Capital.

Podcasts

On the Rocks Podcast: Marco Roque

Prospector's Head of Content and Marketing Nicholas LePan sat down with the President and CEO of Cassiar Gold Corp., Marco Roque, to discuss gold and...

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Resource Revenues: Where Do They Go?

A mineral deposit is finite and so are the taxes governments derive from a project. This infographic takes a look at the choices a government needs...

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Tin: The Secret Hi-Tech Metal

Mining companies lost interest in tin decades ago because they believed it reached its peak, but a renewable future is changing the metal's prospects.

Thought Leadership

Women in Mining: Opportunities for Growth

At the Future Minerals Forum 2022, Prospector's founder, Emily King, discussed the possible solutions to increase female participation in mining.

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Potash Prices Threaten Global Food Security

The price of potash and fertilizers were already heading towards multi-year highs but Western sanctions threaten global supplies and prices.

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Top 10 Gold Takeovers in 2021

For the top 10 deals, over ~95 Moz of gold switched hands in 2021 valued at over $17.5 billion.

Infographics

Where in the World Are All the Metals?

The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) are home to 43% of the world’s publicly-listed mining companies.

The Power of Plants, Using Nature to Mine

One South African researcher is looking into the use of hemp to clean the soil around abandoned and polluted gold mining areas. The pollution is the...

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Ecuador: A New Frontier for Mining?

Recent discoveries and successful mine constructions are changing the fortunes for Ecuador's mining industry and potential investors.

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Mining News Roundup Aug. 13, 2021

Australia’s Vital Metals (ASX: VML) increased production from its T-zone starter pit at the Nechalacho rare earths mine in Canada’s Northwest...

China Crackdowns on Bitcoin Mining

According to Gerry Shih of the Washington Post, on May 21, economic officials in Beijing vowed to “crack down on bitcoin mining and trading.” This...

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Volkswagen's One Umbrella Battery Strategy

Volkswagen's Chief Technology Officer Thomas Schmall in an interview highlighted its battery ambitions with an investment in US-based QuantumScape.

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Mining News Roundup, May 26 2021

An order sent to miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo on May 26 banned the export of copper and cobalt concentrate.

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Mining News Roundup, May 19 2021

In an analyst note sent to investors on Tuesday, May 18, JPMorgan hinted that institutional investors are going back to gold, as the price of Bitcoin...

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Peruvian Election Puts Miners in Crosshairs

The first-round winner of Peru’s presidential election, Pedro Castillo wants to renegotiate mining contracts rather than seize assets, said an...

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BMW Inks $335-Million Lithium Deal

Automaker BMW has officially signed a Eur285 million ($334.4 million) deal with US-based Livent for the supply of lithium directly to BMW's battery...

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Mining News Roundup, Feb 10 2021

Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN) plans to conduct a $16-million exploration program on its Western Foreland exploration licenses.

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Mining News Roundup, Feb 3 2021

Mining billionaire Gina Rinehart buys into a German lithium project being developed to bring the battery chemical to Europe for the continent’s...

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Mining News Roundup, Dec. 2 2020

According to Goldman Sach analyst Nicholas Snowdon, the current price strength is not an “irrational aberration” but rather the first leg of a bull...

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Mining News Round Up Nov. 20, 2021

Yamana Gold (TSX: YRI) (NYSE/LON: AUY) is growing its position in the Abitibi Greenstone belt of Québec, Canada, by acquiring Monarch Gold (TSX: MQR)...

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Mining News Roundup Oct. 29, 2020

Pure Gold Mining (TSX-V: PGM, LSE: PUR) has released results from its surface and underground exploration program at its PureGold Mine (formerly...

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