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Strong greenback hurts US producers

Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp.’s (US-OTC: NORN) Chapter 11 filing this week underscores the challenges facing the industry south of the border.
Feb 11, 2016


Richmont boosts gold reserves by 187% at its two mines

Richmont Mines (TSX: RIC; NYSE-MKT: RIC) is reaping the rewards of a successful drilling program last year, with a combined 187% increase in reserves at its two gold mines: Island Gold in Ontario and the Beaufor in Quebec.
Feb 10, 2016


Canadian Mining Hall of Fame welcomes five industry leaders 

The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame’s (CMHF) 28th induction ceremony in mid-January at the Fairmont Royal York hotel in Toronto honoured five industry leaders — Keith Brimacombe, Harold Williams, Stewart Blusson, Louis Gignac and...
Feb 10, 2016


Tahoe bids $945M for Lake Shore Gold  

Tahoe Resources (TSX: THO; NYSE: TAHO) is set to buy Toronto-based junior producer Lake Shore Gold (TSX: LSG; NYSE-MKT: LSG) in a $945-million, all-share bid, with analysts on both sides of the deal approving.
Feb 10, 2016


Ross Beaty: It's time to buy mining stocks  

VANCOUVER — Mining financier and entrepreneur Ross Beaty told an audience at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference in late January that it’s a “phenomenal” time to buy resource stocks.
Feb 10, 2016


Executive compensation proves resilient 

As if investors weren’t gloomy enough these days. Now a survey of 100 leading companies in the mining industry suggests that executive compensation has been slow to adapt to the sector downturn, and more disturbing, that “there...
Feb 10, 2016


Silver market supply and demand trends for 2016  

The following edited report was released by the Silver Institute. For more information, please visit www.silverinstitute.org.
Feb 10, 2016


Geoscience BC tables mag survey of central BC for explorers 

VANCOUVER — Bruce Madu, vice-president of minerals and mining for Geoscience BC, has already lined up interesting targets from the latest airborne magnetic survey the organization flew last year over west-central B.C., but he’s...
Feb 10, 2016


Editorial: Aboriginal think tank calls for 'bold' infrastructure development in Far North  

With the new federal government having vowed in its election platform to improve the lives of Aboriginal Canadians and spend tens of billions on infrastructure projects to offset the economic downturn, it’s a perfect time for aboriginal...
Feb 3, 2016


Analysts give thumbs up to Detour's new mine plan 

A revised life-of-mine (LOM) plan that incorporates an additional mine face, enhances flexibility and further de-risks Detour Gold’s (TSX: DGC) Detour Lake gold mine in northeastern Ontario has elicited a round of applause from analysts...
Feb 3, 2016


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