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Sector Expert: Gwen Preston

Resource Maven

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With almost a decade of junior resource-focused journalism under her belt, Gwen Preston launched Resource Maven. Preston watches the wires, talks to her network and analyzes economics to identify resource news that matters and figure out how to profit. She focuses on early-stage exploration and development stories. Preston has been interviewed on CBC and in Financial Post.



Recent Interviews

Genesis Metals: Discovery Group Icons John Robins and Jim Paterson Taking a New Look at Chevrier (2/29/20)
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In this Critical Investor guest post, Resource Maven Gwen Preston discusses developments with the company and its Quebec project.

Explorer Set to Drill on 'Standout' Target in the Golden Triangle (8/20/19)
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Resource Maven Gwen Preston describes how leadership and a promising project in British Columbia translates to a compelling option for investors.

The Deal that Is the 'Envy of Every Explorer Interested in Bulgaria' (3/5/18)
Access road on the Rozino property

Resource Maven Gwen Preston profiles a company that recently signed a key deal with its partner, a local mining company, that Preston believes puts it years of work and millions of dollars ahead as it pursues its goal of finding and developing gold in Bulgaria.

Recent Quotes

"HIGH's drill program expansion includes mobilization of a third rig."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/23/20)
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"TLG also plans to explore the Lac Allonge region of its property."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/23/20)
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"HIGH is expanding its JT drilling program to 15,000m."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/23/20)
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"ELY hasn't wasted any time deploying its cash influx."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/23/20)
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"LGD should keep generating news for Black Pine for the rest of 2020."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/15/20)
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"SCOT is now in the field on its projects in the Golden Triangle."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (6/24/20)
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"LGD boosted its 28,000m RC drill program at Black Pine to 46,000m."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (6/24/20)
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"I continue to like LGD for its potential for oxide gold with scale."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (6/17/20)
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"TLG announced a bought-deal financing yesterday that was quickly upsized from $15M to $22M. . .with this deal, the company has lots of cash now to power ahead."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (6/3/20)
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"TLG's Southwest continues to deliver intriguing results for Troilus."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/27/20)
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"ELY will now raise $15M instead of $10M with an overallotment option."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/13/20)
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"SCOT's $2M private placement was quickly upsized to $3.5M."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/6/20)
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"The financing for ELY will raise $10M by issuing 12.5M units at $0.80."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/6/20)
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"LGD will stand out as this gold bull market picks up."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/6/20)
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"MAG continues to be the go-to name for a silver development story."

— Gwen Preston, Maven Metals (5/1/20)
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"TLG's 189 is a great hole for Southwest and for Troilus as a whole."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (4/22/20)
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"EFR can start or significantly boost production in a short time frame."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (4/22/20)
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"TLG's Southwest zone is really turning into something good."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (4/19/20)
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"LGD is on the short list of must have stocks today."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (4/19/20)
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"GBR has the best discovery in years; it will get bought."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (4/19/20)
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"MAG is at a great entry point for those who like silver."

— Gwen Preston, Maven Metals (3/2/20)
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"TLG will be an outperformer in the gold space this year."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (2/19/20)
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"GBR's Dixie is the most exciting gold discovery I've been a party to."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (2/19/20)
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"GBR's spinout of royalty interest in Dixie is a clever move."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (2/5/20)
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"ELY announced deals that add two important assets to its portfolio."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (2/5/20)
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"Assays suggest more ounces may be on the way from TLG's Southwest."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (1/29/20)
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"TLG now has 3.6 Moz gold in open-pittable resources at Troilus."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (1/22/20)
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"I remain bullish on GBR; this is an immense discovery."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (1/22/20)
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"SCOT's hole 19-13 cut 7.3 g/t gold and 3.8 g/t silver over 25m."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (1/8/20)
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"SCOT's Summit Lake land is turning up exactly what we wanted."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (12/18/19)
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"The good results keep coming from drilling at GBR's Dixie."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (12/18/19)
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"Grab sampling at SCOT's Summit Lake identified three new targets."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (12/11/19)
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"ELY is set to collect $3M in royalty and deal payments in 2019."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (11/27/19)
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"GBR is a hot stock with a phenomenal gold discovery."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (11/27/19)
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"TXR's largest area by far is the Sam Otto pit with 10.8 Mt Inferred."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (11/13/19)
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"GBR is raising $14.6M to outline or formally estimate a resource."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (11/13/19)
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"ELY will collect $3M in royalty and deal payments this year."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (11/10/19)
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"When Juanicipio comes online during this market, MAG will shine."

— Gwen Preston, Maven Metals (11/1/19)
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"GBR's LP fault discovery has changed the Dixie project completely."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (10/16/19)
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"TXR has a big, prospective land package with multiple targets."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (10/2/19)
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"GBR completed 14 fences of holes along the LP fault."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (10/2/19)
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"SCOT is an exciting opportunity."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (9/18/19)
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"GBR very much still could double, triple or more from here."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (9/18/19)
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"GBR's recent news vastly expanded the gold potential at Dixie."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (9/4/19)
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"ELY just keeps finding good projects and making good deals."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (9/4/19)
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"MAG is a good option for investors looking for exposure to silver."

— Gwen Preston, Maven Metals (8/31/19)
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"GBR hit into a new high-grade subzone at Dixie's Hinge."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (8/21/19)
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"There is a good chance ABN will have some outstanding results soon."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (8/7/19)
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"GBR demonstrated again today its strength in structural geology."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/24/19)
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"There may be a double, or more, left in GBR."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/17/19)
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"TXR has kicked off its 2019 drill program at Yellowknife City."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/10/19)
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"Hole DHZ-048 at GBR's Dixie extended the Hinge zone 150m downplunge."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/10/19)
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"If ABN hits some exciting numbers, the stock could go on another run."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/10/19)
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"ELY is monetizing its assets while building its royalty portfolio."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (6/19/19)
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"The raise will increase GBR's cash position to more than $15M."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (6/12/19)
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"ELY sold one of its royalties on the Fenelon property for CA$1.67M."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (6/12/19)
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"AUAU's Eastside asset has value, to be sure."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (6/12/19)
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"ABN's Justin has the potential to produce high-grade results."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (6/12/19)
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"ABN should wrap up the work on Justin by the end of June."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/29/19)
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"GBR's new Bear-Rimini zone returned 194 g/t gold over 2m."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/29/19)
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"The Isabella Pearl project gives ELY its first producing royalty."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/8/19)
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"GBR issued a big set of drill results."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/8/19)
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"GBR's Dixie Limb now has the potential to contain high-grade ore."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/1/19)
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"I have strong confidence MAG will find more silver at Juanicipio."

— Gwen Preston, Maven Metals (4/26/19)
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"ELY added two nice royalties to its portfolio in the last week."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (4/24/19)
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"ABN will start drilling the holes it wanted to drill last year."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (4/24/19)
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"Assays from AUAU's Adularia Hill target are back at the lab."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (4/17/19)
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"There's so much to test at GBR's Dixie."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (4/3/19)
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"GBR remains a story with a lot of opportunity ahead."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (3/27/19)
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"Already the veins at MAG's Juanicipio carry a phenomenal resource."

— Gwen Preston, Maven Metals (3/26/19)
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"Five reconnaissance holes at GBR's Dixie all hit mineralization."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (3/13/19)
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"Of 38 holes in GBR's Hinge, 22 contained gold in excess of 10 g/t."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (2/27/19)
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"AUAU should continue to pepper the market with news."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (2/27/19)
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"With drilling underway, the CBR investment thesis is back on track."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (2/13/19)
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"Drilling has begun on AUAU's Monitor Hills project in Nevada."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (2/1/19)
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"ELY agreed to sell the War Eagle project to Integra Resources."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (1/23/19)
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"CBR began drilling targets identified last year at Cuiu Cuiu."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (1/23/19)
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"AUAU optioned out three projects from its southwestern U.S. portfolio."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (1/23/19)
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"GBR's hole 14 encountered 1,602.73 g/t gold over 0.7m at 150m depth."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (1/16/19)
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"ABN delivered encouraging results from its Justin project."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (1/16/19)
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"ELY's assets should make it a great lever on gold if prices head up."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (12/12/18)
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"GBR's news significantly strengthens the geologic story at Dixie."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (12/12/18)
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"GBR hit mineralization in the Dixie Limb zone thought to be barren."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (12/5/18)
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"Trenching uncovered a new high-grade gold target at CBR's Cuiu Cuiu."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (11/21/18)
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"ABN's management still sees potential at North Boundary."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (11/21/18)
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"MAG will soon access the Valdecanas system at Juanicipio in full."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (11/18/18)
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"ELY is selling its Gold Rock claim extension to Fiore for $10,277."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (11/7/18)
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"TXR is raising $1.5M in a nonbrokered private placement."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (11/7/18)
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"ELY added three new properties to its already large portfolio."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (10/31/18)
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"I'm entering ABN once again; the set-up is just too good."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (10/31/18)
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"TXR will get back to drilling this winter at Yellowknife City."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (10/31/18)
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"CBR will raise up to $2M by issuing 8M shares priced at $0.25/share."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (10/31/18)
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"GBR is adding to its coffers with a bought-deal private placement."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (10/31/18)
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"ELY has made a couple moves of note recently."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (10/24/18)
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"Late in the season, ABN plied Forrest Kerr with 36 holes over 9,900m."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (10/17/18)
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"All targets at GBR's Dixie fit the accepted model for Red Lake gold."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (10/17/18)
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"The drills have moved to AUAU's Hughes Canyon project."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (10/3/18)
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"At ABN's Forrest Kerr, hole 13 intersected 23.3 g/t gold over 2m."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (9/26/18)
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"TXR grew Yellowknife by acquiring the Tom mine and Sickle properties."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (9/19/18)
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"ABN's financing raised $950K via the placement of common shares."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (9/12/18)
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"MAG/Fresnillo should release the Juanicipio feasibility study shortly."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (9/8/18)
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"AUAU's Original zone mineralization extends to the west and south."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (9/5/18)
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"Drills have intersected mineralization south of ABN's North Boundary."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (8/29/18)
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"AUAU has begun drilling its Red Hills project in Nevada."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (8/29/18)
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"CBR's latest discovery extends the Pau de Merenda-Central corridor."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (8/29/18)
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"ABN is taking advantage of its share price strength to raise $4M."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (8/15/18)
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"High-grade gold samples continue to flow in from CBR's Cuiu Cuiu."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (8/15/18)
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