New Bulletin Board Moron of the Week contest - sponsored by some scooter courier shop in Vietnam, #1 distributer for Telit
Management Consulting Group – half-year results, an ‘operational improvement implementer’ which needs some of its own medicine!
A letter to the chairman of the London Stock Exchange - why no independent review of the Telit fraud?
Published 10 days ago
Xtract Resources (XTR) can’t help itself. In a carbon copy of the manoeuvre back in February earlier this year, it has announced a placing at a shockingly low price just as some positive sentiment was returning around the potential alluvials revenue. Let’s take a closer look.
Published 60 days ago
I thought I would pause before commenting on yesterday’s RNS from Xtract Resources (XTR) relating to the Manica alluvials as I felt it was odds-on that more dilution would come from one source or another following the ramping off the back of it. Surprise, surprise, Yorkville cashed in and announced a loan note conversion today, but let’s take a closer look at the announcements in any event.
Published 121 days ago
In this video from the storming success that was the 2017 UK Investor Show, Colin Bird, Executive Chairman of Xtract Resources (XTR), is at the podium. And make sure that you keep April 21 2018 free for next year's UK Investor Show.
Published 131 days ago
Yesterday, we asked you to caption a photo that YouTube chose for our video of Galileo Resources (GLR) at the UK Investor Show which caught Colin Bird, also of Jubilee Platinum (JLP) and Xtract Resources (XTR), in a particularly animated pose. The quality was high, but the winner of the Caption Contest is:
Published 132 days ago
YouTube automatically chooses a still from a video to place on the holding page. The one that the algorithm chose for our video of Galileo Resources (GLR) at the UK Investor Show shows Colin Bird, also of Jubilee Platinum (JLP) and Xtract Resources (XTR) in a particularly animated pose. Caption this picture - your deadline to post entries in the comments section below is midnight tonight ( Sunday 9th April).
Published 133 days ago
In this video from the storming success that was the 2017 UK Investor Show, Colin Bird of Galileo Resources (GLR) is at the podium. And make sure that you keep April 21 2018 free for next year's UK Investor Show.
Published 134 days ago
Just catching up with an after-hours RNS from Xtract Resources (XTR) on Wednesday and although I was hoping for an update on how it is going to finance Manica, it was in fact just more dilution taking the total number of shares to over 34 billion…..with more to come...
Published 170 days ago
Hallelujah! Xtract Resources (XTR) finally managed to issue the long-awaited DFS at 4.23pm on 28 February. It’s taken me a bit of time to comment on it as I’ve been scratching my head thinking to myself: “Is that it? Is there a page missing? What now?”
Published 179 days ago
Last Monday, Tom Winnifrith noted a crazy market for resource juniors and that, as an experiment, we'd track a 'Dirty Dozen' of such stocks after 1 week, 1 month, 3 months, 6 months and on December 31. Here is the first of those updates...
Published 182 days ago
This will not make me popular. If you want to see me going for someone who really deserves it I stick the boot into the war criminal and Brexit denier Tony Blair in a podcast on Tom Winnifrith.com HERE. As to Colin Bird of Xtract Resources (XTR) which we own thanks to the blinding stupidity of Gary Newman & Steve Moore, the lynch mob is out after last week's hugely discounted placing. I am not defending my friend Colin entirely, nor am I tipping the shares, but I think some folks are not giving him credit for some of what he has done to rescue a company that was bust and are not putting his actions in context as I explain in full.
Published 184 days ago
I started writing this article on Xtract Resources (XTR) yesterday morning and was going to comment on how sentiment was turning and Colin Bird’s straightforward approach in recent RNS’s was to be applauded and then – WHAM - a placing RNS from hell and I’ve had to rewrite the whole piece. Thanks Colin!
Published 231 days ago
Further to my last piece two weeks ago HERE on the cash challenges facing Xtract Resources, it announced a ‘keep the lights on’ placing of £220,000 on 21 December pending the authorisation of 9 billon shares at yesterday’s general meeting. All as expected but where, oh where is the goddamn BFS (or DFS or whatever Colin wants to call it)? As yet another deadline is missed, I thought I would provide a helpful overview of the quest for the mining equivalent of the Holy Grail.
Published 246 days ago
Earlier this week, Xtract Resources (XTR) announced an upcoming EGM to authorise the issuance of a further 9 billion shares, a mere 50% of the current share capital! Sounds like a lot but one needs to have a look again at the last heavily dilutive funding round in November to ascertain whether this is actually going to help.
Published 289 days ago
I was starting to warm to Colin Bird at Xtract Resources (XTR) with his decisive action and straight-talking, although today’s hugely disappointing funding RNS which needs about five reads and three espressos to understand leaves me feeling cold, although I’m guessing Beaufort Securities and Beaumont Cornish should shoulder some of the blame.
Published 299 days ago
There are two statements out today from Xtract Resources (XTR) and neither can be viewed in any way as good news. We own these shares thanks to Dragons Den choices by Steve Moore & Gary Newman at UK Investor 2016, and today's admissions prompt me to start filling in P45s for both those writers.
Published 331 days ago
Xtract Resources (XTR) reminds me of someone after a massive night out, no doubt drunk on the promises of Jan Nelson, being held upright by the more sensible friend, Colin Bird, as it stumbles from pillar to post on the way home, desperately close to falling in the busy road.
Published 401 days ago
Jubilee Platinum (JLP) has updated investors on the performance of its subsidiary, Jubilee Tailings Treatment Company Pty Ltd in the three-months' ended 30 June 2016, of its chrome recovery section of the Dilokong Chrome mine tailings project and a progress update on the Hernic PGM-bearing chrome tailings project. After this Tom Winnifrith had a good chat with the chairman Colin Bird.
Published 460 days ago
This was meant to be just a fun debate to start the day with a few laughs. Girly swat Chris Bailey took it really seriously but other competitors myself, Malcolm Stacey, Colin Bird, Dominic Frisby were more relaxed. Speaking for gold Andrew Bell was so relaxed he forgot to turn up but Jan Nelson stood in at the last minute. I explain what a balloon debate is in the video. Enjoy.
Published 468 days ago
The arrival of Colin Bird at Orogen Gold (ORE) has, given the company a new lease of life something Colin and technical director Ed Slowey explain below.
Published 472 days ago
Veteran mining CEO Colin Bird's main ship is Jubilee Platinum (JLP) but he is also leading Galileo Resources (GLR) and explains its investment case in the video below from UK Investor Show 2016
Published 601 days ago
And the final video interview from Gold & Bears is with my old pal Colin Bird of Orogen Gold (ORE). Enjoy.
Published 604 days ago
Today's last video from Gold & Bears is with my old mate Colin Bird of Galileo Resources (GLR) where we are a shareholder, I should declare.
Published 608 days ago
And now another main stage presentation from Gold & Bears with the Van Goddess, Amanda Van Dyke leading a resources panel including Chris Bailey, Willem Middlekoop,Chris Berry and the CEOs of Bacanora Minerals (BCN), Jubilee Platinum (JLP) and Asiamet (ARS). There is also a main stage stoming by myself, Tom Winnifrith, as I put the Dutch chappy in his place.
Published 616 days ago
Making his second (of three) appearances at Gold & Bears is my old friend Colin Bird, here putting the case for Galileo Resources (GLR). Enjoy...
Published 618 days ago
And now it is my old pal Colin Bird who has just taken the helm at tiny Orogen Gold (ORE)presenting at Gold & Bears. Enjoy...
Published 627 days ago
Entrepreneurially-flavoured AIM dog Orogen Gold (ORE) is making excited noises about ‘preliminary interpretations’ of its latest drilling programme at the Mutsk gold project in Southern Armenia, which it claims suggest new gold zones and extensions to the existing zone already identified there. Chaired by colourful wheeler-dealer and shellmeister Adam Reynolds, the company, which began its AIM life as aspirant though ultimately unsuccessful gym equipment supplier MeDa Vinci but recently recruited indefatigable small mining company player Colin Bird as chief executive, indicates the drilling has revealed shallow gold-bearing intervals with enhanced grades.
Published 742 days ago
Having newly raised £375,000 at a depressed 1.2p to pay licence fees on its gold and copper projects in the south of the US state of Nevada, AIM dog Galileo Resources (GLR) still feels unloved by the investment community. Yet the company, whose shares have fallen from more than 30p four years ago to a 12-month low of 1.25p in dire gold and copper markets , could be sitting on ‘a new Carlin Trend’, declares Colin Bird, executive chairman and 35% shareholder.
Published 744 days ago
Depressed gold at $1,092.45c (£700) an ounce and copper at below $2.40c a lb have yet to attract hordes of bargain hunters or contrarians, but AIM-quoted Xtract Resources (XTR) is keeping up the momentum in its quest to develop gold and copper opportunities across the globe. Chaired by entrepreneurial veteran Colin Bird, of Jubilee Platinum (JLP) and Tiger Resources, and steered by chief executive officer Jan Nelson, ex-boss of Pan African Resources, the company is characteristically trumpeting the discovery of a second high-grade reef system, ‘Reef System B’, at its Chepica gold and copper mine in Chile.
Published 847 days ago
Next up in the videos of presentations from UK Investor Show is Colin Bird of AIM listed Jubilee Platinum (JLP). Enjoy.
Published 847 days ago
Xtract Resources (XTR), the recently volatile AIM performer chaired by entrepreneurial veteran Colin Bird (also head of out-of-favour Jubilee Platinum) and boasting disparate copper and gold interests in South Africa and Chile, has moved to add to its African projects. The company has signed heads of agreement with a local copper explorer to investigate 182,000 tonnes of surface oxide material with a copper grade of 0.54% at the Concordia project in South Africa’s Northern Cape.