1. Richard Whittall, Newstrike Capital CEO on BNN

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    Richard Whittall, CEO of Newstrike Capital is interviewed by Andrew Bell, host of BNN’s Commodity show.
  2. Across Latin America, Quest for Gold Brings Riches, Conflict

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    Excerpt from McClatchy Newspapers, by Tim Johnson. Click here to read article in its entirety. Mexico, known for centuries for its silver mines, recently saw gold surpass silver to become its No. 1 mineral export, partly because gold production has more than tripled since 2004 to more than 84 metric...
  3. Mexico’s record gold production takes it closer to bullion superpower status

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    Source: Mining.com Mexico may not be breaking records at London’s Olympic Games, but back home it is scoring big. On Monday, the Mexican Chamber of Mining (Camimex) announced the country hit a new record in gold production in 2011, reaching 88.6 tons of the precious metal, nearly 22% more than...
  4. Newstrike Capital in The Wall Street Journal: “In Mexico, Gold Mines Beckon Once More”

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    Nicholas Casey of The Wall Street Journal interviewed Newstrike’s CEO Richard Whittall in the article detailing Mexico’s “new gold rush” underway with discoveries of highly concentrated deposits. Casey writes: “These high-grade discoveries include the find late last year of an underground deposit the size of a high-rise building in the...
  5. Mexico Mining: Reeling in the Big Bucks

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    FT.com’s “Beyond Brics” published an article about the growing popularity of Mexico’s mining industry and why they name it “a sector to watch.” Latin America has been an increasingly hostile place for international mining companies in recent years. From Peru to Panama, blood has been spilled in protests inspired by...
  6. Mining.com Article: Is Mexico Set to Become a Gold Superpower?

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    Matthew Piggot, a mining analyst with Thomson Reuters GFMS, is projecting that Mexico – which only this past year made Bloomberg’s Top 10 list of gold producing countries– may be the next source of “mega” gold deposits. Accounting for this are expected yields at two projects owned by Canadian companies based...
  7. Newstrike in Mining Weekly: “Mexico Gold Output Seen Topping 100 t/y by ’17 on Hefty New Discoveries”

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      Newstrike CEO Richard Whittall was interviewed for  Mining Weekly Online and describes how Mexico is rising rapidly as a significant new bullion producer, apart from the gold by-product produced at the country’s large silver mines. Whittall talks about the Ana Paula project Newstrike bought from Goldcorp in 2010. Ana Paula is in...
  8. Slim’s Minera Frisco Surges in First Trading Day

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    Billionaire Carlos Slim’s gold and silver producer Minera Frisco SAB soared 26 percent in its first day of trading in Mexico City after being spun off from Grupo Carso SAB as investors bet precious metals prices will increase.  Precious metals prices will climb 28 percent in the next year, giving...
  9. Newstrike Capital’s Featured Project: Ana Paula

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    In late June of 2010, Newstrike Capital completed its acquisition of a 100% interest in the Ana Paula mining concessions from Goldcorp Inc. The Ana Paula concessions are central to Newstrike’s 88,000 hectares in the Guerrero Gold Belt and forms part of a district scale mining camp that is host...
  10. Mexico Tycoon Slim to List Mining Assets

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    Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim is expected to list his mining company, Minera Frisco on the Mexican stock exchange on January 6th. Minera Frisco is focused on silver, lead, zinc and copper exploration. Slim is betting on mining as being a growth sector, as he expands the business empire that made him...