All-In Sustaining Costs

Will the expected adoption of “All-In Sustaining Costs” by precious metal producers satisfy investor demand for a transparent metric reflecting actual extraction costs?

Denver Gold Group hosted a luncheon in Toronto on 6 May 2013 where Brian Christie, Vice-President of Investor Relations for Agnico Eagle presented an overview of the development of cost reporting metrics, and outlined the pros and cons for “All-In Sustaining Cash Costs.”

You may download the presentation (PDF, 2MB) using this link: All-In Sustaining Cash Costs > Presentation by Brian Christie, VP: Investor Relations, Agnico Eagle>

About Brian Christie

Mr. Christie joined Agnico-Eagle in December 2012 as Vice President Investor Relations. Prior to that he worked in the investment industry for over 17 years, primarily as a precious and base metals mining analyst; his previous experience includes positions at Desjardins Securities, National Bank Financial, Canaccord Capital and HSBC Securities. Prior to working as an equity analyst, Mr. Christie spent 13 years in the mining industry as a geologist for a variety of mining companies, including Homestake, Billiton, Falconbridge Copper and Newmont Mining. Mr. Christie holds a BSc degree in Geology from the University of Toronto and an MSc degree in Geology from Queen’s University. He is a member of the Saskatchewan Association of Professional Engineers and Geologists, the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada and the Society of Economic Geologists.