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Joe Mazumdar

Canaccord Genuity

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Joe Mazumdar joined Canaccord Genuity in December 2012 from Haywood Securities, where he also was a senior mining analyst focused on the junior gold market. The majority of his experience is with industry including corporate roles as director of strategic planning, corporate development at Newmont in Denver and senior market analyst/trader at Phelps Dodge in Phoenix. Mazumdar worked in technical roles for IAMGold in Ecuador, North Minerals in Argentina/Chile and Peru, RTZ Mining and Exploration in Argentina and MIM Exploration and Mining in Queensland, Australia, among others. Mazumdar has a Bachelor of Science in geology from the University of Alberta, a Master of Science in geology and mining from James Cook University and a Master of Science in mineral economics from the Colorado School of Mines.




Recent Interviews

Leave No Rock Unturned to Find Natural Resource Stocks with Game-Changing Catalysts (6/9/14) Renowned investor Peter Lynch once said, "The person who turns over the most rocks wins the game." All resource investors should be turning over rocks, but who has time to track hundreds of companies, to visit projects, to meet with management? The Gold Report has asked Sprott's Rick Rule, Canaccord Genuity's Joe Mazumdar and Oil & Gas Investments Bulletin's Keith Schaefer to identify a select group of natural resource companies they feel are poised to make a move before the end of the year. We will be tracking these precious metals and oil & gas companies with game-changing catalysts on the newly launched Natural Resources Watchlist.

Joe Mazumdar: Seven Gold and Uranium Juniors with Near-Term Growth You Can't Ignore (2/4/14) Many junior miners have an ace up the sleeve, and that is commodity price leverage. Joe Mazumdar, senior mining analyst with Canaccord Genuity, sat down with us to share what he looks for in junior companies with a lot of commodity price leverage. In this interview with The Mining Report, find out why bigger isn't necessarily better when it comes to gold mining projects, and why the market is favoring uranium explorers over producersŚfor now. Mazumdar also shares names of gold companies with "bite-sized" capital needs from Burkina Faso to California, as well as the apples of his eye in the Athabasca Basin, where management teams with significant track records are heading up promising exploration programs.

How to Stress Test Gold Equities: Joe Mazumdar (5/1/13) Gold prices are down in the short term, but the commodity metal is here to stay, says geologist Joe Mazumdar. In this interview with The Gold Report, the Canaccord Genuity analyst assesses the current situation and compares the performance potential of the majors with the mid caps. He backs up his analysis and predictions with a few solid companies that are positioned to weather the storm.

Recent Quotes

"AKG's mine generates a 24% IRR at our long-term gold price curve." (7/17/14) Asanko Gold Inc. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"AKG executed amended agreements for the $150M project debt facility." (7/14/14) Asanko Gold Inc. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"CMM's new financing should generate further derisking." (7/1/14) Castle Mountain Mining Co. Ltd. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"Dynamite Hill is a good potential phase 1 ore source for AKG's Asanko gold mine." (6/19/14) Asanko Gold Inc. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FCU's PLS could reach >50 Mlb U3O8, justifying a standalone plant." (6/16/14) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"CYD's El Barque˝o is relatively shallow and very amenable to open-pit mining." (6/9/14) Cayden Resources Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Joe Mazumdar Moreá>

"We maintain our Speculative Buy rating for CMM." (6/2/14) - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FCU assays lifted (+1.5 Mlb) our PLS resource estimate to +51 Mlb." (5/29/14) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

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"FCU reported more assay results that led us to increase our overall resource estimate for Patterson Lake up to 50 Mlb U3O8." (5/14/14) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"Highlights from ROG's Bagassi South include 226.76 g/t Au over 3.1m." (5/6/14) Roxgold Inc. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"We have raised our price target for CMM." (4/28/14) Castle Mountain Mining Co. Ltd. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"We expect ROG to begin breaking ground on the high-grade Yaramoko project in Q4/14." (4/28/14) Roxgold Inc. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"We consider FCU a potential takeover candidate." (4/28/14) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"ROG's feasibility study on Yaramoko shows an IRR of just under 50%." (4/23/14) Roxgold Inc. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FCU's winter 2014 program has been successful in multiple areas." (4/14/14) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"Applying our gold price curve, ROG's Yaramoko project generates paybacks of less than a year." (4/9/14) Roxgold Inc. - Smallcappower.com Interview with Joe Mazumdar Moreá>

"We anticipate lots of news flow from CYD's drilling this year." (4/8/14) Cayden Resources Inc. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FCU's drill program at PLS extended the strike length of the PL3B." (3/31/14) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"ROG closed its bought deal financing for gross proceeds of CA$28.8M." (3/25/14) Roxgold Inc. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FCU is close to attaining a critical volume to support a standalone processing facility." (3/24/14) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"We are initiating coverage of ROG with a Speculative Buy rating." (3/17/14) Roxgold Inc. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FCU's PLS is one of the most attractive uranium projects in the hands of a junior." (3/17/14) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"We have a resource estimate of 8 Mlb at FCU's R585E zone, and drilling success encourages us that it could grow further." (3/10/14) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"We have raised our target price for PG; there continues to be upside to the story." (2/26/14) Premier Gold Mines Ltd. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"We have added 8 Mlb to our FCU U3O8 resource estimate, now 43 Mlb." (2/19/14) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"At FCU's PLS project, intersections extended known mineralization." (2/11/14) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

(2/4/14) Castle Mountain Mining Co. Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Joe Mazumdar Moreá>

"AEX has a stellar management team ." (2/4/14) Alpha Exploration Inc. - The Mining Report Interview with Joe Mazumdar Moreá>

"FCU has an outstanding project along the southwest margin of the Athabasca Basin." (2/4/14) Fission Uranium Corp. - The Mining Report Interview with Joe Mazumdar Moreá>

"FDC's management team has a track record of discovering with major uranium players." (2/4/14) Forum Uranium Corp. - The Mining Report Interview with Joe Mazumdar Moreá>

"FCU's preliminary drill results confirm that high-grade intersections have the potential to add significant volume to zones such as R390E and R585E." (1/27/14) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FCU's PLS is one of the most attractive uranium projects in the hands of a junior since Roughrider." (1/15/14) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"More positive drill results from FCU's Patterson Lake South reinforce our Speculative Buy rating." (1/15/14) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"PLG's KCD and K2 returned significant mineralized intersections." (1/14/14) Pilot Gold Inc. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"PRB is well financed and led by a mining veteran." (1/14/14) Probe Mines Limited - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FDC has a team of career uranium exploration geologists with a track record for discovery." (1/14/14) Forum Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"KDX is led by a highly experienced veteran of Nevada narrow-vein underground mining." (1/14/14) Klondex Mines Ltd. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FCU's radon-in-water surveying will help prioritize future drill targets at Patterson Lake South." (1/13/14) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FCU's success continues with the confirmation of yet another highly mineralized zone at PLS." (12/30/13) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FCU's R945E zone returned positive results." (12/18/13) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"TGM's Rambo West drill results show encouraging widths of gold mineralization." (12/16/13) True Gold Mining Inc. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FCU should have enough cash to advance PLS another couple of drill programs." (11/27/13) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FCU's PLS project is one of the most attractive uranium projects in the hands of a junior." (11/4/13) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FCU's PLS is the 'go-to' name in the junior uranium sector, in our opinion." (10/25/13) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"PLG's Karaayi area hosts targets amenable to low-strip, open-pit mining and heap-leach processing." (10/7/13) Pilot Gold Inc. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FCU's Patterson Lake South is one of the most attractive uranium projects in the hands of a junior." (9/27/13) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FCU's new infill results confirm high grades at the PLS R390E zone." (9/25/13) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FCU's drilling results indicate more pods of high-grade mineralization at PLS." (9/23/13) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FCU's PLS is one of the most attractive uranium projects in the hands of a junior." (9/16/13) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"The attractiveness of FCU's PLS play is apparent in its shallow depth to mineralization." (9/5/13) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FCU's summer 2013 drilling intersected 54.5m grading 9.08% U308, the best intersection to date." (9/4/13) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FCU has one of the most attractive uranium projects in the hands of a junior." (8/26/13) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"FCU's PLS is the most attractive uranium project in the hands of a junior company since Hathor's Roughrider." (7/29/13) Fission Uranium Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"VIT's Eagle project is among our upper quartile projects." (6/5/13) Victoria Gold Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"IRL presents an opportunity to capture an undervalued growth portfolio." (11/30/12) Minera IRL Ltd. - Joe Mazumdar, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"IRL presents an opportunity to capture an undervalued growth portfolio." (11/22/12) Minera IRL Ltd. - Joe Mazumdar, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"IRL presents an opportunity to capture an undervalued growth portfolio." (10/17/12) Minera IRL Ltd. - Joe Mazumdar, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"PDG combining with AR will provide higher liquidity and lower financing risk." (10/16/12) Prodigy Gold Inc. - Joe Mazumdar, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"The global resource at PDG's Magino gold project increased 50%." (8/23/12) Prodigy Gold Inc. - Joe Mazumdar, Canaccord Genuity Moreá>

"ORV's Q3/12 cash flow shows it is moving in the right direction." (8/15/12) Orvana Minerals Corp. - Joe Mazumdar, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"IRL continues to progress on its Ollachea and Don Nicolas projects." (8/13/12) Minera IRL Ltd. - Joe Mazumdar, Haywood Securities Moreá>

"BHV updated its resource at La Mina to 2.6 Moz Au eq." (8/1/12) Bellhaven Copper & Gold Inc. - Joe Mazumdar, Haywood Securities Moreá>

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