Sector Expert: Steve Parsons

National Bank Financial

Steve Parsons, P.Eng. is a senior research analyst focused on the mining sector. After earning his Bachelor of mining at Queen's University, he worked as a metallurgical engineer for Placer Dome, and moved on to a consulting firm. Later, he worked as a research associate with GMP Securities, and with MGI Securities as a research analyst.



Recent Interviews

Paolo Lostritto: Don't Retreat, Reload Your Gold (1/31/11)

When it comes to the 2011 gold price correction, Wellington West Senior Analyst Paolo Lostritto says he's seen worse. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Paolo counsels investors to "use this opportunity," if they haven't already, to rebuild gold positions because he foresees upside by the second half of 2011.

Steve Parsons: Copper Offtake Thesis Paying Off (9/24/10)

Wellington West Senior Analyst Steve Parsons believes that competition among Asian smelters will drive these companies to seek guaranteed sources of metal concentrate. In fact, several companies with large copper deposits have either received generous offtake financings or been taken over. Steve thinks his evolving thesis will remain valid for the foreseeable future. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Steve divulges the few companies he thinks remain targets.

Steve Parsons Takes a Shine to Copper (10/6/09)

In this exclusive Gold Report interview, Steve Parsons, Senior Research Analyst for Wellington West Capital Markets, explains how investors might capitalize on a theme that's picking up momentum on the copper concentrate side of the industry. He also sheds some light on a great copper story that's unfolding on the northern shore of Lake Superior in northeastern Minnesota.

Recent Quotes

"POM is poised to be the first Duluth complex company to transition to producer status."

— Steve Parsons, National Bank Financial (8/13/14)
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"Environmental and social impact assessment approval marks a watershed event for SUE's Shahuindo project."

— Steve Parsons, National Bank Financial (9/11/13)
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"The receipt of final permits for Telsequah was a big derisking event for CFB."

— Steve Parsons, National Bank Financial (2/14/13)
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"DGC's secured credit facility leaves the company in a favorable position ahead of production."

— Steve Parsons, National Bank Financial (1/14/13)
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"We view DGC's imminent production start favorably."

— Steve Parsons, National Bank Financial (1/9/13)
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"CFB's Tulsequah project includes compelling precious metals byproducts and robust economics."

— Steve Parsons, National Bank Financial (12/12/12)
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"DGC's construction of Detour Lake is 97% complete, with first production still on track for January."

— Steve Parsons, National Bank Financial (12/11/12)
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"DGC's Detour Lake project has reached 95% completion."

— Steve Parsons, National Bank Financial (11/9/12)
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