Entries by Matt Santoro

Post 2017 PDAC discussion

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is one of the premier international events for the mining industry. PDAC is held annually in Toronto in early March.  PDAC is the world’s largest mining and exploration convention, with more than 24,000 attendees this year from across the globe. Participants from the Americas, Africa, Europe and […]

Interview with RCF Managing Director Canada, Dave Thomas

Dave Thomas is a Partner and Managing Director of RCF’s Toronto office. He joined RCF in 2010 and was tasked with establishing the office and building RCF’s in-country presence. Toronto is considered one of the key global mining finance hubs. On the heels of closing RCF V, RCF’s senior management believed that the timing was […]

Market Update from James McClements

Instability and volatility has characterized the resources industry in recent times as companies grapple with the impact of sustained low commodity prices, delays in the onset of supply discipline and uncertain global growth prospects. Whilst the current market is not unusual for a cyclical industry such as resources, it does not make the situation any […]

Resource Capital Fund VI L.P. Acquires Approximately 5% of Explorer and Developer Corvus Gold

Corvus Gold, a junior gold explorer and developer, recently announced that RCF VI had acquired approximately 5% of the Company’s outstanding common shares via a private placement of CAD $2 million. Corvus Gold’s primary focus is advancing its wholly-owned North Bullfrog project, a new gold discovery in Nevada, USA. RCF Senior Partner, Russ Cranswick, said […]

Firestone Diamonds

Liqhobong Diamond Mine Firestone Diamonds is developing its flagship asset, the Liqhobong Diamond Mine located at the head of the Liqhobong Valley in the Maluti Mountains of northern Lesotho in Southern Africa. The Liqhobong Diamond Mine is owned 75% by Firestone Diamonds, and 25% by the Kingdom of Lesotho. Construction of the Liqhobong Diamond Mine […]

Managing Partner Message
James McClements, Managing Partner

As a specialist in mining, Resource Capital Funds regularly observes the benefits that our trusted partnership brings to portfolio companies. We have proven many times over the value of not just being an investor but a patient advisor with extensive industry experience. We often work with companies which have known assets, yet possess limited capital […]

Interview with Ryan Bennett, a Resource Capital Fund Senior Partner

Ryan Bennett is one of Resource Capital Funds Senior Partners and has been with the firm since its inception in 1998.  Ryan specializes in managing technical risks in mining projects yet started his career as an exploration geologist. My interest in economic geology and mining started in my early youth as our family often traveled […]

RCF’s Expertise Available to Portfolio Companies During Key Development Phases
Allan Brownrigg, Senior Project Director

Cost and schedule overruns have long plagued the mining industry affecting both major and junior mining companies. With this in mind, plus the strategy of Resource Capital Fund VI L.P. (“RCF VI”) to develop construction ready projects, RCF added project management professionals to its Technical Services team to focus on assessing projects during the feasibility […]

Wolf Minerals: The First UK Mine in 45 Years

About the company Wolf Minerals Ltd is an ASX (WLF) and AIM (WLFE) listed specialty-metals company currently developing the Hemerdon Tungsten and Tin Project (“the Project”), a tungsten mine in Devon, Southwest United Kingdom.  The company commenced construction in February 2014 and is on schedule and fully-funded to begin production in the September quarter of […]