Golden Minerals (AUMN) - Generating Cash Flow to Fund Development
Matthew Gordon, Ptolemy Capital
4 Months ago
Golden Minerals is a multinational player, with gold-silver projects in Mexico, Argentina and the US. There are 3 core projects: Velardeña, El Quevar, and Rodeo. Velardeña is definitely the flagship but bringing the small (2-year life-of-mine) but economic Rodeo into production will give the company the cash it needs to develop Velardeña. Developing Rodeo has been a rather protracted process, with issues resolving metallurgy, but now it looks like Golden Minerals could be primed to pull the trigger. The cash flow doesn't end there; the company smartly opted to lease out an oxide mill at Velardeña for the last 4-years or so, and an earn-in agreement at El Quevar with Barrick Gold was signed in April; that one will be a little longer in the making.
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