Maven: a trusted expert in a particular field who seeks to pass knowledge on to others. One who understands.
Gwen Preston is the Resource Maven. Years as a mining journalist gave her a deep base of knowledge and a broad network of contacts in the resource sector. She understands which projects and pieces of news matter. She understands what it takes for a project to advance along the exploration-development-production path and what opportunities each stage offers. She knows how the metals markets work, alone and within the global economy, and how to profit from commodity cycles.

Resources are Gwen’s world and she seeks to pass that knowledge on to others. Contact: gwen@resourcemaven.ca

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Maven: a trusted expert in a particular field who seeks to pass knowledge on to others. One who understands.
Gwen Preston is the Resource Maven. Years as a mining journalist gave her a deep base of knowledge and a broad network of contacts in the resource sector. She understands which projects and pieces of news matter. She understands what it takes for a project to advance along the exploration-development-production path and what opportunities each stage offers. She knows how the metals markets work, alone and within the global economy, and how to profit from commodity cycles.

Resources are Gwen’s world and she seeks to pass that knowledge on to others. Contact: gwen@resourcemaven.ca

Follow Resource Maven for free weekly commentary on mining news that matters.
Maven: a trusted expert in a particular field who seeks to pass knowledge on to others. One who understands.
Gwen Preston is the Resource Maven. Years as a mining journalist gave her a deep base of knowledge and a broad network of contacts in the resource sector. She understands which projects and pieces of news matter. She understands what it takes for a project to advance along the exploration-development-production path and what opportunities each stage offers. She knows how the metals markets work, alone and within the global economy, and how to profit from commodity cycles.

Resources are Gwen’s world and she seeks to pass that knowledge on to others. Contact: gwen@resourcemaven.ca

Follow Resource Maven for free weekly commentary on mining news that matters.

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