Mining Companies Analysis - Learn How to Invest in Mining Stocks
In order to be able to analyse mining companies it is necessary to have at least a basic understanding of the
terminology used in the mining sector. It is also very convenient to be aware of the
working methods relevant for analysing mining companies. Therefore I have created the following
(sub)pages so that you are able to execute your own mining companies analysis:
How Bre-X Changed the International Reporting Standards for Mineral Resources.Read this article to find out how Bre-X shook public confidence and why there was then an
urgent need for determining specific mining industry standards.
Junior vs. Senior Mining Companies.Mineral resource stocks are
often broken down into two categories: junior and senior mining companies. Continue reading to
learn what distinguishes them from each other.
Greenfield Exploration vs. Brownfield Exploration.Mineral
exploration companies are broken down into two categories: greenfield and brownfield exploration
stocks. On this page both categories are specified.
What Distinguishes Auger Drilling from RAB Drilling, RC Drilling and Diamond
Drilling.Depending on the geological structure of the Earth’s crust, mining companies
can choose between different drilling rigs, which are described on this page.
How Can You Determine if a Mining Company's Drill Results are of Low, Medium
or High Grade.After interpreting various drilling results to distinguish low-,
medium- and high grade ore, I have summarized my findings in the table on this
How to Calculate the Mineral Equivalents in Polymetallic Deposits.I explain the metal equivalent calculation and inform you what to pay attention to when mining
companies are reporting in a mineral equivalent value.
How to Interpreted the Mineral Recovery Percentage.On this short
page I explain all you need to know about the metal recovery rate, including information about
where to find the mineral recovery percentage.
How You Can Determine the Mineral Value per Tonne.To get an
insight into the viability of bringing a mineral project into production, I included some examples
for calculating the metal value on this page.
How Accurate are the Resources Reported in Each Project Phase.If
you would like to know how I valuate the resources reported in the different phases of the
mine life cycle you should read this page now.
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