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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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Gold gets whacked, two positive trends for miners and juniors

(Kitco News) - Our weekly roundtable.

Boliden tallies fire damage at $21.78 million

(Kitco News) - Boliden said Thursday that damage from a fire in late May is estimated to cost the Nordic miner SEK 200 million (US$21.78 million).

Jewelry sales are bouncing back: ALROSA

(Kitco News) - Russian diamond giant, ALROSA, said Friday that Q1 revenue was RUB 63 bn (US$920 million), a 3% quarter-on-quarter decline amid a 14% decline in the average realised price of its product.

Deal assembles 'one of the largest undeveloped gold assets in Canada'

(Kitco News) - Keith Neumeyer is chairman and founder of First Mining.

New bid prices Guyana Goldfields 35% higher than Silvercorp offer

(Kitco News) - Silvercorp Metals had an offer on the table at C$1.30 as of mid-May. The new offer values Guyana Goldfields at C$323 million. Guyana said the new offer represents a premium of approximately 35% over what Silvercorp was offering.

German auto supplier signs rare earths deal with Oz development company

(Kitco News) - In 2019 Schaeffler generated sales of approximately €14.4 billion with around 87,700 employees globally.

Vanadium gets its day in the sun as the new national security metal

(Kitco News) - “Vanadium is utilized in our national defense and critical infrastructure, and is integral to certain aerospace applications,” said Secretary Ross. “We will conduct a thorough, fair, and transparent investigation to determine whether vanadium imports threaten to impair U.S. national security.”

How to make counter-cyclical bets

(Kitco News) - Palladium and rhodium were some of the top-performing metals of the past decade due to tighter automotive emission standards.

Osino Resources pops on drill results

(Kitco News) - Osino was up 8% to $1.06 a share.

SEMAFO acquisition by Endeavour gets near unanimity

(Kitco News) - Endeavour Mining said today its shareholders have voted overwhelmingly to allow Endeavour to takeover SEMAFO on the basis of 0.1422 of an Endeavour common share for each outstanding SEMAFO share.