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Michael McCrae

Mining Audiences and Data Intelligence Manager

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Michael McCrae is leading Kitco's coverage of the mining sector. McCrae, who has both an MBA and CMA, knows how to build digital media properties. He was co-founder and publisher of, an award-winning news site. Before coming to media, McCrae worked in IT and banking. Please reach out: or (514) 670-1383. You can also follow him at @michaelmccrae.
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New Gold Gets Nod To Build C$1.8B Mine In British Columbia

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Perth-Based University Establishes A$135M Battery Research Hub

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Nothing But Sunny Skies For Platinum Group Metals

(Kitco News) - Platinum group metal businesses were told they have nothing to fear from the rise of all-electric vehicles at the Auto Catalyst and Fuel Seminar last week.

Stornoway Diamond Suspends Open Pit Operations

(Kitco News) - Citing mechanical issues and a poor rough diamond market, Stornoway Diamond (TSE: SWY) announced today that it would suspend open pit operations at its Renard 65 site.

Why Gold Miners Are Split

(Kitco News) - The flow of money into exchange traded funds (ETFs) bifurcated the gold miners, said Alamos Gold CEO and president John McCluskey.

Gold Throws Platinum a Life Line

(Kitco News) - Higher gold prices will support platinum prices, this according to Philip Newman, director at Metals Focus.

Rhodium Demand Will Remain Strong - Johnson Matthey

(Kitco News) - There will be no let up in rhodium demand with increased emission regulation and no real substitute technology, says Stewart Brown, Principal Analyst at Johnson Matthey.

'I Believed In The Long-Term Outlook': CEO For North American Palladium

Palladium has found favor, and North American Palladium is benefitting, said CEO Jim Gallagher who spoke with Kitco at PDAC earlier this month.

Miners with Long-Life Assets Are Harder and Harder to Come By: McKinsey

The gold industry is facing a looming production crisis after years of capital starvation has shrunk gold miner reserves, says Ken Hoffman, materials expert at McKinsey & Company.

Disrupt Mining Winners Plan to 'Accelerate the Pace of Deploying the Technoloy'

ANDRITZ's application of artificial intelligence to mineral processing won it the #DisruptMining competition earlier this month at PDAC.