Growth, gold, base metals, natural resources

McEwen Mining Is A Bet On The Man At The Helm

Introductions to articles on mining companies rarely start with a paragraph on the CEO, except for one precious metals miner for whom this seems to be the rule rather than the exception: McEwen Mining (NYSE:MUX). The CEO and chairman of the company goes by the name of Rob McEwen and this man is a true legend in his street and well beyond. Born in 1950 it took until 1990 for Rob McEwen to enter the mining arena in earnest. At that time he picked up a motley collection of small mining companies and transformed them into what is today known as Goldcorp (NYSE:GG), the largest gold miner in the world by market capitalization. In 2005 Rob...

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