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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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PODCAST - How Eric Sprott is helping

(Kitco News) - "He is spreading the wealth a little bit."

Sirius Minerals signs 10-year supply agreement

(Kitco News) - Sirius Minerals announced today it signed a ten-year exclusive supply and distribution agreement with Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Company Q.P.J.S.C, also known as Muntajat.

A $200-million Hong Kong IPO to fund African gold mines slated for fall - report

(Kitco News) - The company plans to file the initial public offering before the end of the year. Heaven-Sent Gold owns both the Tau Lekoa and Kopanang mines. After reviewing the application, Bloomberg said people involved asked "...not to be identified as the information is private."

Diamond sales at Lucapa total $49.5 million year-to-date

(Kitco News) - African miner Lucapa Diamond Company (ASX:LOM) said yesterday its latest sales of diamonds from the Lulo alluvial mine in Angola and the Mothae kimberlite mine in Lesotho totaled $10.4 million.

First-ever fuel-cell haul truck to be built

(Kitco News) - Anglo American is a leading PGM miner. It produced 1.12 million ounces of PGMs in the second quarter of this year.

Eric Sprott invests $5 million in Discovery Metals

(Kitco News) - Silver-focused Discovery Metals (TSX-V:DSV) said today it intends to complete a non-brokered private placement to raise up to $17 million through the issuance of common shares.

New Gold affirms guidance

(Kitco News) - Intermediate-miner New Gold (TSX:NGD) said today that total gold production for the third quarter was 128,899 gold equivalent ounces.

Gran Colombia acquires 20% of Western Atlas, seeks restitution from Venezuela

(Kitco News) - Miguel de la Campa, Vice Chairman of Gran Colombia, was appointed to the board of Western Atlas after the placement.

Excelsior Mining completes construction

(Kitco News) - The company said it is awaiting regulatory approval for commencement of mining operations, which it expects to receive within the next several weeks.

Bristol Bay groups challenge EPA's Pebble project reversal

(Kitco News) - Plaintiffs are the Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation, Bristol Bay Native Association, United Tribes of Bristol Bay, Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association and Bristol Bay Reserve Association.