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Michael McCrae

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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'We can make the industry really profitable without a huge lift' - Descartes Labs

(Kitco News) - Descartes, which has its origins in Los Alamos labs, was started to solve a problem.

Lundin Gold exports first gold from Ecuador

(Kitco News) - Lundin Gold (TSX: LUG) said today that it exported gold concentrate and doré bars from Ecuador.

Newmont Goldcorp's Peñasquito Mine reaches water agreement with community

(Kitco News) - Newmont Goldcorp said today that it reached a water agreement with nearby San Juan de Cedros community in Zacatecas, Mexico.

Miners, construction workers have highest occupational suicide rate

(Kitco News) - Using the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported last month that workers in the construction and extraction category have the highest suicide rate.

Gold price drops on trade deal, UK election

(Kitco News) - The British pound shot up on the news and broke through the 1.20 threshold against the Euro, a level not see since 2016. The pound was also up against the U.S. dollar, trading at 1.35.

Golden Predator builds 49-person all-season camp

(Kitco News) - Yukon miner Golden Predator (CVE:GPY) said today that it installed a 49 person all-season camp.

Petra Diamonds says power is restored to mines

(Kitco News) - Petra has three underground mines in South Africa--Finsch, Cullinan and Koffiefontein--and one open pit mine in Tanzania, Williamson.

Tanzanian graphite project gets $277-million development contract

(Kitco News) - Magnis Managing Director, Marc Vogts, said Nachu in Tanzania's most advanced project.

First Quantum says Jiangxi bid is just speculation - report

(Kitco News) - Over the past five days, First Quantum (TSX: FM) is up 10% to $13.495 per share.

Triton Minerals receives A$8.5 million placement from Chinese state-owned enterprise

(Kitco News) - Funds will be used for engineering and construction on Triton's Ancuabe graphite project, which is located in Mozambique.