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Companies Commented On
- BHP Billiton Ltd.
- Canadian Zinc Corp.
- Capstone Mining Corp.
- Chieftain Metals Inc.
- Colorado Resources Ltd.
- Copper Mountain Mining Corp.
- Donner Metals Ltd.
- Foran Mining Corporation
- HudBay Minerals Inc.
- Nevsun Resources Ltd.
- North American Nickel Inc.
- Reservoir Minerals Inc.
- Rio Tinto Plc
- Royal Nickel Corp.
- Sunridge Gold Corp.
- Trevali Mining Corp.
Stefan Ioannou has spent the last seven years as a mining analyst covering mid-cap base metal companies at Haywood Securities. Prior to joining Haywood, he worked with a number of exploration and mining companies, as well as government agencies as a field geologist in Nevada and throughout the Canadian Shield in both the gold and base metal sectors.
Stefan Ioannou's Three Things to Look for in Three Base Metal Plays (11/20/13) The fundamentals tell Stefan Ioannou, mining analyst with Haywood Securities, that the outlook is good for copper and zinc in the midterm, while for nickel, stronger-for-longer is the watchword. In this interview with The Gold Report, he warns that nickel's price is unlikely to cycle up before 2017. For all three metals, producers are the safest bet, but some splashy exploration plays could have the biggest payoff.
China, Base Metal Tiger, Sets the Trend for Metals: Stefan Ioannou (7/1/13) Industrial metal prices have struggled to find firm footing. Stefan Ioannou of Haywood Securities tees up near-, medium- and long-term scenarios for three industrial metalsŚcopper, zinc and nickelŚand explains why he is most enthusiastic about zinc. In this interview with The Gold Report, Ioannou discusses companies that stand to benefit from the coming supply squeezes and China's role as both supplier and consumer of all three metals.
Are You a Base Metal Growth Bull or a Gold Gloom-and-Doomer? (1/2/13) Gold bugs say the global economy could collapse any day now. But what about investors who see continued growth in emerging economies and a steady, if slow, U.S. recovery? Look to base metals, recommends Haywood Analyst Stefan Ioannou. He expects price runs for 2013ľ2015, especially for zinc, which is facing a serious supply squeeze. Do your homework now to get positioned as soon as the uptick begins. Ioannou shares his favorites in this Gold Report interview.
"RNX's Dumont is a sulfide project near well-established infrastructure, and the QuÚbec government is on its side." (11/20/13) Royal Nickel Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Stefen Ioannou Moreá>
"Of the juniors working in the Flin Flon greenstone belt, no other project is as large as FOM's McIlvenna Bay copper-zinc project." (7/1/13) Foran Mining Corporation - The Gold Report Interview with Stefan Ioannou Moreá>
"RNX's sulphide deposit is the kind of asset that would attract a major player looking to secure a long-term nickel supply." (7/1/13) Royal Nickel Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Stefan Ioannou Moreá>
"FOM's LOM revenue at McIlvenna Bay is derived from zinc; this byproduct significantly enhances the project's intrinsic value." (4/17/13) Foran Mining Corporation - Stefan Ioannou, Haywood Securities Moreá>
"PRB's discovery is important for Ontario because it changes the whole geological understanding of this part of Canada." (4/21/14) Probe Mines Limited - The Gold Report Interview with Willem Middelkoop and Terence van der Hout Moreá>