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NPR Insights presents various interesting opinions and views of others, about operating and investing in the mining industry.

Daily Telegraph - When money dies, the barbarous relic – gold – comes into its own

A rising gold price reflects, above all other things, a loss of trust in the value of fiat currencies. Whatever; the fact is that gold tends to sustain its value over time. National currencies, eroded by inflation and political manipulation, do not.

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Voima - Europe Has Been Preparing a Global Gold Standard Since the 1970s

Research reveals that European central banks have prepared a new international gold standard. Since the 1970s, policies that paved the way for an equitable and durable monetary system have gradually been implemented.

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Financial Post – This gold rally has been nothing short of historic and investors and analysts are betting it’s far from over

Gold’s rally has been nothing short of historic, but 2020’s rush is still far from over, according to the investors who bought into it and the analysts being forced to continuously change their price targets.

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Voima - Why Gold, and Why Now

For thousands of years gold is the ultimate store of value. Currently, gold is undervalued as there are massive bubbles in asset markets and central banks continue to print money, which supports these bubbles. This is an unsustainable situation; and when the bubbles burst the gold price will rise.

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MoneyWeek - These seven charts show exactly why you must own gold today

Covid-19 is accelerating many trends that were already in existence. The rising gold price is one such trend. These seven charts, says Dominic Frisby, reveal why gold could soon “go bananas”.

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Zero Hedge - "This Is The Perfect Environment For Gold To Take Center-Stage"

The price of gold peaked at $1,900 an ounce in September 2011. Nine years and many radical monetary-policy experiments later, it trades at $1,702. That it ought to move higher, and will move higher, is the theme of this analysis.

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Canadian Mining Journal – “The roadmap to implementing BEVs”

Retrofitting Kirkland Lake Gold’s 86 year old Macassa mine.

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*Members of NPR’s team were responsible for introducing battery mining vehicles to Macassa in 2012 and they continue to use them.