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AGORACOM Client Feature – Donner Metals Ltd. (DON: TSX-V)

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 11:28 AM on Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

DON: TSX-V

Donner Metals Ltd. is a Canadian development and exploration company focused on base and precious metal projects in Québec. Donner’s flagship project is a partnership with Xstrata Canada Corporation in the world-class Matagami Mining Camp district, covering both the current development of a new mine and on-going exploration activities. The area is host to historical production of 8.6 billion pounds of zinc and 853 million pounds of copper since 1963. The Matagami project is located in the Abitibi region of central Québec and it is supported by Xstrata’s existing mine infrastructure, a highly experienced workforce and an operating 2,950 tonne per day mill. As well, the area is serviced by highway, power, airport, railway and town site infrastructure. The Bracemac-McLeod deposit is located 6 kilometres from Xstrata’s Matagami mill complex. Mineral concentrates produced in Matagami are processed and refined at Xstrata’s facilities in Rouyn – Noranda and Montreal.

Bracemac-McLeod Mine

  • 35% Donner, 65% Xstrata Zinc
  • Production scheduled for January 2013
  • Initial mine life of 4 years on current mining reserve (diluted) of 3.73 million tonnes grading 9.60% zinc, 1.26% copper, and 28.25g/t silver and 0.43g/t gold
  • Positive ROR at base case = $0.80Zinc, $2.50 Copper

Mine Expansion

  • + 2.5 million tonnes in upside highgrade inferred resources identified
  • Inferred resources are open with high exploration potential
  • Numerous high-grade intersections outside of current resource envelope

The main access ramp reached 2,300 metres at Bracemac in early December, in advance of the scheduled year-end target, allowing full multi-face development to begin later in January. Total development now stands at 2,500 metres, including the main ramp to McLeod, three ramps turned off to the Bracemac Zones, and a turn-off to the backfill raise. The backfill raise, when completed, will be used as temporary ventilation until the ventilation raise is completed in the fall of 2012. Multi-faced development will now continue to the Bracemac Zones and the in the main ramps accessing the McLeod Zone.

VIEW Bracemac-McLeod Feasibility Report on SEDAR

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Small-Cap Weekend Reading: Sprott Metals Forecast; Platinum As Gold Alternative; Silver Set To Beat All?

Posted by AGORACOM at 12:14 PM on Sunday, January 22nd, 2012


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SPROTT BEARISH ON BASE METALS, BULLISH GOLD / OIL FULL STORY

SILVER SET TO SOAR AGAINST EVERYTHING?  FULL STORY

PLATINUM UPSIDE POTENTIAL AS GOLD ALTERNATIVE FULL STORY

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VIDEO: Small-Cap Skype Interview – Donner Metals Talks $20M Financing And Zinc / Copper Mine Status

Posted by AGORACOM at 6:48 PM on Thursday, September 1st, 2011

I’m happy to present our latest installment of AGORACOM Via Satellite, a production in which we speak to management of small-cap companies that have just released important news to further discuss their developments for the benefit of shareholders and prospective investors.

The company we are talking with today is Donner Metals  (DON:TSXV) ( HUB) ( WEBSITE ) and our guest is Dave Patterson, Chairman of Donner Metals.  Given the number of times Patterson has appeared via video on AGORACOM over the last 18 months, It’s hard to argue with the fact that he is amongst the best small-cap executives when it comes to giving his shareholders and prospective investors in-depth corporate updates

DISCUSSING RECENT FINANCING, MINE STATUS, BASE METALS PRICES AND DWINDLING ZINC MINES

This summer has provided extreme macro volatility stemming primarily from sovereign debt issues in both Europe and the USA.  As a result, small-cap companies across the board have taken a hit to their share prices as investors fled to safety, including cash.  Donner has been no exception but Dave is here to set the record straight and let the market know that a recently completed financing has the company on schedule to be in production by Q1 2013 along with partner, Xstrata Zinc.  Patterson believes the timing could not be better, as many major zinc mines will be coming off-line in and around the time Donner / Xstrata commence production.

If you believe in the future of base metals and their inevitable demand out of developing countries, then you should be continually conducting DD to find the next great small-cap base metals company.  This Skype interview will go a long way towards beginning your DD on Donner Metals.  So whether you’re a shareholder or prospective shareholder, grab your coffee, sit back and hit play.

Finally, as I have said all along, anytime an officer of a small-cap public company is willing to make himself available for a video interview about his company (let alone multiple interviews provided by Patterson), it sends me a strong signal about his confidence and outlook.  After all, this is Web 2.0 and Skype interviews posted on blogs, forums and YouTube don’t go away.

* DISCLOSURE - Donner Metals is not a client of AGORACOM; AGORACOM has not received any payment for this interview; Neither AGORACOM nor its principals own shares in Donner Metals … but I am personally considering making long-term purchases.

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