Daily Dispatch

Base Metals: Running on Empty

The world is consuming metals faster than they can be found, and mining companies are rapidly burning through deposits. The time and cost it now takes to discover, define, permit and build a mine often exceeds the normal business and metals cycles. Net-net, large mineral discoveries are destined to become more and more valuable in a deposit-starved landscape.

Bush’s Golden Years

Unless you attribute the Republican victory to a vote fraud of unprecedented magnitude, the reality is that Americans thoroughly endorsed what President Bush stands for.

Gold Pops Big / Silver Heads For The Moon

Our energy is in proportion to the resistance it meets. We attempt nothing great, but from a sense of the difficulties we have to encounter, we persevere in nothing great but from a pride in overcoming them...

Andy Wallace’s Induction Interview

We’ve been trying to convince Andy to join the Explorers’ League for years; he’s one of the most successful geologists working in Nevada, having been responsible (so far) for four major economic mineral discoveries. He’s now agreed to join our exclusive club. Andy is a principal for Cordex, a private company that currently does exploration work for Columbus Gold...