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Geordie Mark

Haywood Securities

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Geordie Mark is the co-head of mining research at Haywood Securities. He was previously an analyst with Passport Capital. In an earlier period he was vice president of exploration for Cash Minerals. Prior to joining the exploration industry full-time, he lectured in economic geology at Monash University, Australia, and served as an industry consultant. He holds a Ph.D. in geology from James Cook University.




Recent Interviews

Geordie Mark Focuses on Miners Making Money at $1,200/oz Gold (6/18/15) Gold producers certainly needed a break, and now they have two, reports Haywood Securities Mining Analyst Geordie Mark. Much lower energy costs and the strength of the U.S. dollar mean that producers can and do make money at $1,200 per ounce gold. In this interview with The Gold Report, Mark touts the virtues of three multi-mine producers that have exploited their free cash flow to expand their operations and make prudent acquisitions. And he highlights two near-term producers in Africa that should soon produce good margins and reward shareholders.

Benjamin Asuncion and Geordie Mark: Six Gold and Silver Leaders at Today's Prices (2/24/14) gold and silverBenjamin Asuncion and Geordie Mark of Haywood Securities forecast 2014 gold and silver prices of $1,300/ounce and $21.50/ounce, respectively. In this interview with The Gold Report, they argue that the gold and silver companies that will thrive in 2014 will be those blessed with prudent but aggressive management that can post good margins at today's prices. And they suggest a half-dozen gold and silver miners poised to do just that.

Uranium Markets Evolve: Geordie Mark (3/13/12) With the "Megatons to Megawatts" program scheduled to end soon, uranium market dynamics are shifting. Geordie Mark, a uranium analyst with Haywood Securities in Vancouver, explores the possibilities in this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, emphasizing the industry's strong long-term fundamentals.

Recent Quotes

"We are particularly encouraged by AKG's progress of mining." (7/13/15) Asanko Gold Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"AKG's gold mine is on schedule for its first pour in February 2016." (6/18/15) Asanko Gold Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Geordie Mark More >

"GSV has defined some very intriguing systems at the Railroad-Pinion gold project in the Carlin Trend." (6/18/15) Gold Standard Ventures Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Geordie Mark More >

"THO has come close to doubling Ag eq production as a result of the merger with Rio Alto." (6/18/15) Tahoe Resources Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Geordie Mark More >

"Goldcorp's sale of THO shares provides clarity on future acquisitions by THO." (6/16/15) Tahoe Resources Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"AKG signed a power purchase agreement for phase 1 of its gold mine." (6/3/15) Asanko Gold Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"AKG's gold mine development is running on time and on budget." (5/19/15) Asanko Gold Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"Overall, we view the results from AKG's Asanko gold mine phase 2 prefeasibility study as positive." (5/15/15) Asanko Gold Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

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"THO's Q1/15 financial performance was appreciably higher than our estimates." (4/29/15) Tahoe Resources Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"We have updated our forecasts of THO's Q1/14 financing results." (4/24/15) Tahoe Resources Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"AKG's Asanko mine project is on schedule and on budget." (4/9/15) Asanko Gold Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"We have upgraded our rating on THO." (4/2/15) Tahoe Resources Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"THO's Q4/14 results were generally in line with expectations." (3/13/15) Tahoe Resources Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"Overall, we view the merger with Rio Alto as a positive for THO." (2/9/15) Tahoe Resources Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"The announced equity financing bolsters AKG's balance sheet and provides flexibility." (1/21/15) Asanko Gold Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"THO's 5.23 Moz silver production in Q4/14 was slightly ahead of our estimates." (1/20/15) Tahoe Resources Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"Phase 1 construction of AKG's Asanko mine is on schedule and on budget." (1/15/15) Asanko Gold Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"THO's Escobal should benefit from lower oil prices." (12/12/14) Tahoe Resources Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"AKG has awarded the mining contract for phase 1 at Asanko." (11/14/14) Asanko Gold Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"THO's Q3/14 financial results beat expectations on higher realized prices." (11/12/14) Tahoe Resources Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"AKG appears to be tracking well with on-site development at Asanko." (11/6/14) Asanko Gold Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"AKG's revised phase1 resource estimate shows improved confidence and grades." (9/10/14) Asanko Gold Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"AKG's reduction of the encumbrance of the 2% NSR is a net positive." (8/27/14) Asanko Gold Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"AKG started phase 1 construction of the Asanko mine." (8/21/14) Asanko Gold Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"AKG is now fully financed for phase 1 development of the Asanko gold mine." (7/14/14) Asanko Gold Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"THO's Q1/14 results beat our expectations on higher throughput." (5/12/14) Tahoe Resources Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

"THO's Escobal is in the ramp-up stage." (11/5/13) Tahoe Resources Inc. - Geordie Mark, Haywood Securities More >

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