Why Lundin Gold CEO Is Smiling About Fruta del Norte, Gold Prices

With excitement back in the mining sector, Lundin Gold CEO Ron Hochstein is optimistic on the sector and gold prices for 2017. Speaking with Kitco News at the BMO conference, he said he would agree that the mining industry seems to be coming back in full force. ‘I think the sentiment here, actually it’s my 12th time here at BMO and it reminds me of the sentiment back in 2005,’ he said. ‘There are signs that there may be some interested coming back into the sector.’ Hochstein also updates viewers on the Fruta del Norte project in Ecuador — considered the largest undeveloped high-grade gold deposits in the world — which is likely to move along given the Ecuadorian government’s interest in working closely with miners in the country. (show less)

With excitement back in the mining sector, Lundin Gold CEO Ron Hochstein is optimistic on the sector and gold prices for 2017. Speaking with Kitco News at the BMO conference, he said he would agree that the mining industry seems to be coming back in full force. ‘I think the sentiment here, actually it’s my 12th time here at BMO and it reminds me of the sentiment back in 2005,’ he said. ‘There are signs that there may be some interested coming back into the sector.’ ... (read more)

BMO Conference 2017

BMO Conference 2017
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