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Scott Wright

Scott Wright

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

  • Emerging Mexican Silver

    Published 01 May 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Mexico has long been a silver juggernaut. The indigenous peoples had been successfully mining this shiny-white metal since well before the Spanish colonials swarmed the…

  • Silver Fortunes

    Published 03 April 2015 | viewed 0 times

    The Spaniards of centuries past controlled the world's elite maritime fleet. And this fleet's colonization of the Americas is well-documented. The Spanish Crown would have…

  • Going for Mexican Gold

    Published 27 February 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Mexico's massive precious-metals belts are some of the world's finest. As global #1 in silver production they are obviously quite well known for the shiny-white…

  • Yukon Gold

    Published 31 January 2015 | viewed 0 times

    It was in 1896 when prospectors stumbled across large quantities of gold in one of the tributaries of the Yukon's Klondike River. Word of this…

  • New African Gold Miner

    Published 26 December 2014 | viewed 0 times

    The 2000s gold bull has brought a lot of attention to West Africa. This attention has not always translated to success given the unstable geopolitical…

  • Guyana Gold

    Published 28 November 2014 | viewed 0 times

    South America has been a major beneficiary of the 2000s gold bull, party to some big discoveries by the mining companies flocking there. Some of…

  • Canadian Golden Elephant

    Published 31 October 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Elephants are the world's largest land animals. And though there aren't many, they can still be found scattered across the planet. In the mining industry,…

  • Nevada's Newest Gold Miner

    Published 03 October 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Nevada is well known as the United States' top gold-mining jurisdiction. The numerous mines within its massive gold trends combined to produce a whopping 5.4m…

  • Low-Cost Transcontinental Gold

    Published 29 August 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Back in 2001 Turkey produced less than 50k ounces of gold, an insignificant amount considering the geological potential of this transcontinental country. The prolific Tethyan…

  • Canadian Junior Gold Thriving

    Published 01 August 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Canada's prolific Abitibi greenstone belt is one of the world's top jurisdictions for gold mining. And by far its most productive district is the famous…

  • Top Junior Gold Producer

    Published 03 July 2014 | viewed 0 times

    The Timmins gold district is by far the most productive within Canada's prolific Abitibi greenstone belt. It has produced in the neighborhood of 70m ounces…

  • Top Mexican Mid-Tier Gold

    Published 30 May 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Mexico has been a popular destination for mining companies seeking out their fortunes amidst gold's secular bull market. And considering the huge lack of modern…

  • New Gold in the Pipeline

    Published 02 May 2014 | viewed 0 times

    New Gold's 2014 midpoint guidance has it producing 400k ounces of gold at all-in sustaining costs of $825 per ounce. This production profile, which is…

  • Gold Mid-Tier Set for Growth

    Published 28 March 2014 | viewed 0 times

    In 2014 B2Gold is targeting gold production of 410k ounces from three different mines. This would be record output for this new mid-tier, a whopping…

  • New Silver Major Is Born

    Published 28 February 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Just last month Tahoe Resources announced the achievement of commercial production at its Escobal mine. And sounding the trumpets on such an exploit most certainly…

  • Silver-Junior Struggles

    Published 31 January 2014 | viewed 0 times

    It's been an incredibly tough last couple years for the miners. Not only have they had to endure sharply falling metals prices, they've had to…

  • Silver Stocks 5

    Published 27 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    2013 has been a brutal year for silver. And a brutal year for a metal obviously doesn't bode well for its mining stocks. Companies that…

  • Junior-Gold Rabbit Hole

    Published 29 November 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland is a timeless tale that chronicles the journey of a young girl into a psychedelic fantasy land. This tale is…

  • Global Gold-Mining Trends 3

    Published 01 November 2013 | viewed 0 times

    In 2012 more gold was extracted from the Earth than ever before in history. And even with 2013's anomalous gold panic devastating the mining industry,…

  • Junior Gold Exploration 3

    Published 27 September 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Gold's price multiplying by over fivefold since 2001 has unleashed an onslaught of exploration all over the globe. Countless mining companies, both old and new,…