A Visit With Patrick Donnelly, President of First Mining Finance


Knowing that many readers of TFMR are holders of First Mining Finance shares, we jumped at the opportunity to visit with Patrick Donnelly, the president of the company. This discussion covers many important topics and it also provides some valuable updates for shareholders.

Among the topics addressed during this call:

  • The latest drill results from FMF's "Spring Pole" and "Pickle Crow" projects: https://www.firstminingfinance.com/news-room
  • FMF's acquisition schedule for 2017
  • Whether higher or lower prices for precious metal impact FMF's growth plans
  • Patrick's personal forecast for precious and base metal prices in 2017.

Again, I think you'll find this 15-minute interview to be very valuable. The mining shares have begun 2017 in a manner similar to 2016 and we all need as much clear information as we can get for the months ahead.



Feb 13, 2017 - 10:55am

Can you download the file?

Maybe that will work?

Feb 13, 2017 - 10:33am

This could be interesting

If everyone wants out of the Euro, should be interesting for PM's.

The first thing to happen in the case of a Le Pen victory is that money will flood out of all non-German members of the euro. Italy will face a massive bond crisis, presaging default fears. Greece will be gone. Spain and Portugal will experience similar bond crises, and so too will Ireland.


Feb 13, 2017 - 10:21am

Player won't load


Sorry to be a pain but the player won't load on my Firefox browser running on Win 10 Pro. On the same system it works on IE 11 which I hate



Feb 13, 2017 - 10:11am


Get your power back on? missed you. Keep Stacking

Feb 13, 2017 - 10:02am

A very good podcast...

...thank you Mr. Donnelly and Mr. Ferg !

CC Horses
Feb 13, 2017 - 9:39am
Feb 13, 2017 - 8:38am

Make America Great at the Grammys

Singer Joy Villa wears this dress at the Grammys last night. Album goes to number 1 on Amazon digital.

BTW, the dress was designed by an immigrant from the Phillipines.


The designer behind Joy Villa's pro-Trump, "Make America Great Again" Grammys gown, Filipino immigrant Andre Soriano, tells THR that he is supportive of the new president despite his controversial immigration ban, and that the message of the dress was one of positivity.

"It’s more so about love," he said of the red, white and blue gown. "We all live on this planet. I’ve never been in the political arena. However, it’s just so crazy that people are getting beat up because they voted for Trump, or this and that, someone wants to bomb the White House. I am an American, I moved here from the Philippines, and I highly believed in the trueness of what this country can bring. It’s about bringing people together, that’s the message."

Read more at the above link.

Feb 13, 2017 - 6:22am



Lake level is below 900 again and dropping. So presumably they've managed to release enough water through the standard spillway to get the lake level back below the emergency spillway height (either that or there's a breech which has lowered the lake level - the drop seems a bit too controlled though for that - but then I'm not a Dam structural engineer).

There must still be immense pressure on the weakened standard spillway though - and with more rain forecast by midweek and into the weekend, they have limited time to make emergency repairs before things potentially escalate.

Hopefully though if the spillway hasn't completely failed then any loss of life will have been avoided.

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Feb 13, 2017 - 4:19am

Trouble Conceiving Cubic Feet Per Second?

The Mississippi runs about 2 to 4 million CFS at flood stage at New Orleans.

The Colorado River runs about 135,000 CFS in a good high water year. Which hasn't been seen since 1984!

The Niagara River which drains all of the Great Lakes averages about 85,000 CFS.

I can't wait to see the daylight photos of 100,000 CFS coming 700 vertical feet down the destroyed spillway at Oroville Dam, should be spectacular if not cut back by morning!

This photo is evidently a mere 55,000 CFS.........


Feb 13, 2017 - 3:57am


Brave bugger in that 'Dozer

Thanks for posting

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