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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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Pallinghurst ups nickel exposure after buying 19.2% of Talon Metals

(Kitco News) - Battery-metals focused Pallinghurst Group announced today that it bought 19.2% of Talon Metals (TSX:TLO).

Sayona Mining closes $86.5 million lithium acquisition

(Kitco News) - Sayona Mining (ASX:SYA) said today it closed its acquisition for a 60% stake in Moblan Lithium Project, Québec for US$86.5 million.

'It's just outlandish' - Matt Watson on EV uptake and mineral demand

(Kitco News) - "I think the message is: you haven't seen anything yet. By 2030 to hit the zero emission mandates that have been put into place by different governments, 25% penetration is needed," said Watson.

Why Agnico Eagle and Kirkland Lake Gold are merging

(Kitco News) - Agnico Eagle CEO Sean Boyd discussed the benefits of his company’s proposed merger with Kirkland Lake Gold.

Marimaca Copper announces high grade extensions

(Kitco News) - Marimaca Copper (TSX: MARI) said today it encountered significant extensions at depth of known copper mineralization at its Marimaca Oxide Deposit (MOD).

Nevada Lithium trades up on release of PEA

(Kitco News) - Nevada Lithium Resources (CSE:NVLH) released its preliminary economic assessment for its Bonnie Claire Lithium Project, located in Nye County, Nevada.

'Get out your bell bottoms and your disco records' - Erfle on stagflation

(Kitco News) - The preceding August jobs report was also a disappointment

Lithium powers higher, up 159% for the year

(Kitco News) - Benchmark also noted Albemarle's $200m acquisition of Chinese lithium converter, Guangxi Tianyuan New Energy Materials.

Wolfden warns permit won’t be approved, stock drops

(Kitco News) - Wolfden Resources Corporation (WLF.V) warned Thursday that its rezoning application for its Pickett Mt. Project in Northern Maine won’t be approved.

Galena Mining affirms 2023 production start

(Kitco News) - Managing director Tony James affirmed that the project remains on-track for first commercial ore production at the start of 2023.