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Don’t look downstream

While uranium producers will be toasting the recent rise in the spot price hoping the worst is behind them and the re-start of those Japanese reactors is only a few months away, the long-term situation might not bear looking at.
Reports Article Americas 24 Sep 2014 0 Stars

The ‘compliance nightmare’

Amid light-hearted jokes that you would be hard-pressed to find some decent cheese in Moscow these days, a seminar in London has shone a light on the murky world of Western sanctions against Russia. And when it comes to sanctions compliance it is clear that unlike cheese, holes – whether loopholes or otherwise – are far from desirable.
Reports Article Australia/Asia 23 Sep 2014 0 Stars

The thick of it

At over seven thousand feet above sea level the air at Beaver Creek was thin, certainly thinner than I expected. When I arrived at the conference I thought the tinned oxygen provided by CIBC was a novelty.
Reports Article Opinion 23 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Quinn backs critical minerals review

The outspoken head of the National Mining Association in the US, Hal Quinn, has called for Washington to address inefficient federal permitting processes for new mines that could be holding back more major domestic projects like Tesla’s proposed US$5 billion lithium-ion battery factory in Nevada.
Breaking News Article Americas 22 Sep 2014 0 Stars

One-way Detour

Nowadays, many investors will turn their noses up at a company holding one asset in one jurisdiction. Canada’s Detour Gold Corp is busy turning these perceptions on their head.
Reports Article Americas 22 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Osisko gets funds

Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd has secured a C$100 million (US$91 million) revolving credit facility with the National Bank of Canada to be used for acquisitions of royalties and the funding of precious metal streams, among other things
Reports Article Americas 19 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Cote gets on board

The world’s largest Caterpillar dealer Finning International Inc has added former Rio Tinto Alcan president and chief executive Jacynthe Cote to its board of directors
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 19 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Exodus at Mercator

After filing for creditor protection in the US and Canada, hapless base metals miner Mercator Minerals Ltd has seen its boards and management up sticks and leave
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 19 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Powering down?

Talk about kicking someone when they’re down. Thermal coal miners won’t have a lot of energy for the fight at the moment, but at some point they’ll come out with guns blazing over the bright future they see for consumption of their product.
Reports Article Opinion 19 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Change at the top

Toronto-listed Klondex Mines Ltd has made seasoned mining executive Richard Hall chairman, as interim chairman Blair Schultz stood aside
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 19 Sep 2014 0 Stars

B2Gold swallows Papillon

Shareholders of Canada’s B2Gold Corp and Australia’s Papillon Resources Ltd have voted in favour of a A$615 million (US$555 million) tie-up
Reports Article Americas 19 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Amulsar study disappoints

Lydian International Ltd’s eagerly-awaited feasibility study on its Amulsar project in southern Armenia disappointed investors as its Toronto-listed shares fell
Reports Article Americas 19 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Iron ore to rally to US$90/t by year-end

US investment bank Morgan Stanley predicted the price of iron ore would rally towards the end of the year as high-cost suppliers would be forced to close and steel demand would pick up
Reports Article Americas 19 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Rough diamond production to edge up

Global production of rough diamonds in 2014 is expected to reach roughly 135Mct valued at US$17.8 billion, an increase of 3% over last year, according to US-based consultant, Paul Zimnisky
Reports Article Americas 19 Sep 2014 0 Stars

CAE gets on with business

CAE Mining is getting on with business in a way that would be impressing potential suitors such as Hexagon AB.
Reports Article Mining ICT 19 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Russia sanctions to have ‘chilling effect’ on mining

As US and EU sanctions step up a gear lawyers warn the mining industry could be next in the firing line.
Reports Article Australia/Asia 17 Sep 2014 0 Stars

AngloGold pulls split and rights issue proposal

Investec said what we were all thinking, Mark Bristow said what he was thinking (no surprises there), and AngloGold Ashanti’s Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan has a lot more to think about after the company’s plans to unbundle its international assets into a London listed gold company and raise US$2.1 billion to pay down debt took a few days to dissolve.
Magazine Article EMEA 16 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Anglo ditches Peace River plans

Following closely on the heels of its British Columbia coking coal mining brethren, Anglo American plc has decided to put its Peace River Coal operations on care and maintenance by the end of the year.
Breaking News Article Americas 15 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Fresnillo changes tack

The normally cautious and conservative Fresnillo plc splashed some cash last week as it agreed to buy out Newmont Mining Corp from its joint venture.
Reports Article Americas 15 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Agnico-Eagle snaps up another asset

Canada’s Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd will acquire 100% of TSX Venture-listed Cayden Resources Inc for total consideration of about C$205 million (US$186 million), or about C$3.79/share
Reports Article Americas 15 Sep 2014 0 Stars
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