Winter Driving Isn’t Rocket Science

Winter Driving Isn’t Rocket Science

Winter has finally arrived in full force where I live. Some of you may have already had some big snowfalls, but yesterday was the first here in the Rocky Mountains for us. I enjoy all seasons really, so winter is neither good nor bad for me. I like the cold, I enjoy snow and I even enjoy driving in snow. I know, something is off in my head you are thinking. What I don’t enjoy is the drivers that have no sense about how to change their driving styles for…

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Creative Statistics Revisited

Creative Statistics Revisited

The top headline on CNN today made me feel the need to revisit my comments about how statistics are creatively used, primarily in popular news reporting. First, I need to ask you to put aside your feelings about the war in Iraq – this is not a discussion on whether we should be there or whether we should have ever gone there in the first place. I am not asking your opinion of whether troops should be pulled out right away or any of that. What I am asking is…

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Another gold mining project gets environmental approval in Burkina Faso

Another gold mining project gets environmental approval in Burkina Faso

Canadian-junior Roxgold (TSXV: ROG) jumped another hurdle in its pursuit to become a gold miner in Burkina Faso with approval of its environmental and social impact assessment of the Yaramoko gold project. It’s not a shocker but nonetheless importantly pushes Roxgold closer to construction of its Yaramoko gold project in Burkina Faso, where near 10 mines have been approved and built in as many years. Yaramoko increasingly looks like it will add another notch to Burkina’s pro-mining permitting performance in the past decade or so. John Dorward, Roxgold President and…

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