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Ask The Expert - Joe Mazumdar - April 2021

Ask The Expert - Joe Mazumdar - April 2021


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Joe Mazumdar joined Exploration Insights as co-editor and analyst in December 2015 and transitioned to sole editor a couple of years later. Previously, he spent six years as Senior Mining Analyst at Haywood Securities and Canaccord Genuity in Vancouver; six years as Director of Strategic Planning, Corporate Development at Newmont Mining (Denver); and over two years as Senior Market Analyst/Commodity Trader at Phelps Dodge (now Freeport McMoRan, Phoenix). 

Before becoming a mining market analyst, he worked for over a decade as an exploration geologist in different capacities for IAMGOLD; North Minerals; and RTZ in South America (Argentina, Chile, Peru, and Ecuador); MIM Exploration in Queensland, Australia; and Noranda and others in Western Canada (British Columbia, Yukon) and the Northwest Territories. He holds a BSc in Geology (1988) from the University of Alberta, an MSc in Geology and Mining (1997) from James Cook University (Queensland), and an MSc in Mineral Economics (2003) from the Colorado School of Mines.

In this edition of Ask The Expert, Joe answers seven of your listener-submitted questions, including:

  • Is the seven-month downtrend in mining shares finally over?
  • Will silver miners continue to outperform gold miners?
  • Plus: The lightning round returns!

For the answers to these questions and more, listen here:

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About the Author

Our Ask The Expert interviewer Craig Hemke began his career in financial services in 1990 but retired in 2008 to focus on family and entrepreneurial opportunities.

Since 2010, he has been the editor and publisher of the TF Metals Report found at, an online community for precious metal investors.

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