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BMO's Kaip: Gold miners approaching 'inflection point'

VANCOUVER — It’s been a rough run for gold equities over the past few years, but recent performances by major and intermediate producers seem to hint at an industry that’s getting its balance sheets and cost structures in...
Sep 2, 2015


Pan American Silver expands Mexico operations

At a time when lower commodity prices are fuelling cost-cutting and restructuring plans across the mining sector, Pan American Silver (TSX: PAA; NASDAQ: PAAS) is pushing ahead with expansion projects at two of its three mines in Mexico and...
Sep 1, 2015


Argonaut aims to balance expansion and cost control

VANCOUVER — Argonaut Gold (TSX: AR; US-OTC: ARNGF) is attempting to walk a fine line by expanding its production profile while simultaneously controlling operating costs in a bid to maximize free cash flow. The company's goal is to...
Aug 31, 2015


Goldcorp and Teck join forces to tackle El Morro

El Morro, the large undeveloped gold-copper project in Chile, will become the focus of a new joint venture (JV) with Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE:GG) and Teck Resources (TSX: TCK.B, NYSE: TCK), giving it a better chance of...
Aug 27, 2015


Eldorado invests $15M in Integra

VANCOUVER — Integra Gold’s (TSX-V: ICG; US-OTC: ICGQF) performance at its Lamaque gold project in the prolific Abitibi greenstone belt, 3 km from the city of Val-d’Or, Quebec, has attracted international miner Eldorado Gold...
Aug 27, 2015


Editorial: Commodities prices follow China's economy south 

China’s slowing economy and sinking stock market are wreaking havoc on already oversupplied commodity markets around the globe.
Aug 26, 2015


Eldorado Gold halts Greek ops as ministry revokes technical study  

Haywood Securities analyst Kerry Smith says Greece’s energy minister Panos Skourletis was on a “fishing expedition” when he revoked the technical studies on Eldorado Gold’s (TSX: ELD; NYSE: EGO) Skouries and Olympias...
Aug 26, 2015


Interview: Market insights from Sprott's Rick Rule  

At the Sprott/Stansberry Natural Resource Symposium — held in Vancouver in late July — Rick Rule, chairman of Sprott U.S. Holdings Inc., spoke with The Northern Miner about the state of the mining industry and its future.
Aug 26, 2015


Endeavour hits pay dirt at Agbaou 

VANCOUVER — West Africa-focused Endeavour Mining (TSX: EDV; US-OTC: EDVMF) has been on the hunt for valuable oxide resources at its flagship Agbaou gold mine, 80 km south of Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire, and exploration results...
Aug 26, 2015


Anglo American sells Mantos Blancos and Mantoverde mines 

A year after selling its 50% interest in U.K. building materials group Lafarge Tarmac for US$1.6 billion, Anglo American (US-OTC: AAUKY; LSE: AAL) has reached a deal to unload two of its smaller Chilean copper mines to a consortium led by...
Aug 26, 2015


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