Precious Metals


Dolly Varden Silver, Golden Arrow Resources, Levon Resources and Northair Silver are among the silver-focused companies that will be at PDAC. Read on to learn more about them.

The 2015 PDAC International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange is fast approaching, and with over 550 exhibitors attending, it will be tough for investors to map out their time. With that in mind, Resource Investing News has assembled lists of key companies attending across a variety of sectors.

Here’s a look at some of the silver companies that will be at the show:

  • Avino Silver & Gold Mines (TSXV:ASM,NYSEMKT:ASM) — Booth 3044 — Vancouver-based Avino has been in existence since 1968, and recently restarted production at its main property in Mexico’s Durango region. In 2014 it produced 1,342,150 silver equivalent ounces, up 49 percent from the previous year.
  • Dolly Varden Silver (TSXV:DV) — Booth 2642 — Dolly Varden is focused on developing the British Columbia-based Dolly Varden Silver Mines property, which hosts four historical deposits. One of its current missions is to expand historical resource estimates there and ultimately restart production in the camp.
  • Fortune Minerals (TSX:FT) — Booth 2837 — Fortune has an array of operations, including the producing Revenue silver mine in Colorado, the Arctos anthracite project in British Columbia and the NICO goldcobalt-bismuth-copper project. The company intends to become a reliable source of metallurgical coal, as well as of precious and specialty metals.
  • The Grosso Group — This private management company has several member companies, but in terms of silver, Golden Arrow Resources (TSXV:GRG) is the relevant name. Golden Arrow is advancing its Chinchillas silver project, located in Argentina, towards a production decision. The Grosso Group will be exhibiting in Booth 2923.
  • Levon Resources (TSX:LVN) — Booth 2345 — Levon bills itself as exploring the world’s largest silver resource at its Mexico-based Cordero project. It has a resource containing 488.5 million ounces of silver in the indicated category plus 44.4 million ounces of silver in the inferred category.
  • Northair Silver (TSXV:INM) — Booth 2703 — Focused on advancing its flagship La Cigarra project in Mexico, Northair recently announced that a third phase of metallurgical test work would be starting there.

Other attendees in the space include: Alexco Resource (TSX:AXR,NYSEMKT:AXU) in Booth 2447, Defiance Silver (TSXV:DEF) in Booth 2744, Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) in Booth 2437, Hochschild Mining (LSE:HOC) in Booth 2117, Impact Silver (TSXV:IPT) in Booth 2539, Maya Gold & Silver (TSXV:MYA) in Booth 2812, Mines Management (NYSEMKT:MGN) in Booth 2625, Sierra Metals (TSX:SMT) in Booth 2441, Silver Wheaton (TSX:SLW,NYSE:SLW) in Booth 2311, Silver Bear Resources (TSX:SBR) in Booth 2207B, Silvercorp Metals (TSX:SVM,NYSE:SVM) in Booth 3049 and Wildcat Silver (TSX:WS) in Booth 2221B.

Those interested in the silver space should be sure to keep an eye out for those companies on the floor. All in all, just over 30 silver companies will be attending. Click here for the full list of silver companies from PDAC.

Investors focused on silver might also be interested in attending silver guru David Morgan’s March 1 presentation at 1:15 p.m. in room 801. William Tankard of Thomson Reuters will also be presenting on silver (as well as PGMs) on March 1 at 4:20 p.m. in John Bassett Theater in the North Building.

PDAC will be held from March 1 to 4, 2015 at the Metro Toronto Convention Center.

Click here to see which INN clients will be at PDAC.


Securities Disclosure: I, Charlotte McLeod, hold no direct investment interest in any company mentioned in this article. 



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