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  • blakeeric619 blakeeric619 Nov 16, 2012 1:09 PM Flag

    The REAL reason for additional $350mil

    All,

    For any of you out there that have ever started up a small business.. other than property and material initial costs.. the grand opening is always the highest in cost startup. If you have a brand new location, brand new gear to operate ... what are you still missing? .. Trained workers. IMO, the reason for the additional funding would be to allow for financial flexibility to train operators of their plant, and the first time period of purchased contracts to become revenue received ... IE .. your workers get paid time now (first quarter of operation), but receivables (income) is not realized until the contracts are fulfilled.. which in normal timeframe especially for a miner .. is about a quarter. So it makes complete sense for this in preparation of startup production of MM.

    Sentiment: Buy

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    • Really....?

      Naw.....that doesn't sound right....

      I thought it was for Kevin's blow out retirement bash and the 1,000 high-end #$%$ they were calling in.......

      That is more plausable.

    • They basically said this at the CC. They said they had enough money left to complete Mt Milligan, but they would have 0 cash and it would be very difficult to start up, and they may need to draw down the revolver at the last minute. This $350 million is a way for them to ensure they have lots of cash available, can hold off on selling moly if the market is low, etc.

 
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