by Nick Hodge
Building mines is hard work.
If it were easy to dig up valuable minerals out of the ground and exchange them for cash everyone would do it.
But it’s not. So they don’t.
But they want to. Humans have had the itch to strike it rich with mining for as long as we’ve been around. And it’s no different today.
Yet what most don’t realize is that less than 5% of mining projects actually get developed into producing mines.