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Zinc-focused Trevali prepares for milestones in 2015

With all the talk of improving fundamentals for zinc, Trevali Mining (TSX: TV; US-OTC: TREVF) may find itself in a sweet spot next year.  
Dec 19, 2014


Coeur pays US$161 million for Paramount's San Miguel

VANCOUVER — According to Coeur Mining (NYSE: CDE) president and CEO Mitchell Krebs, the company's friendly take-over of junior Paramount Gold and Silver (TSX: PZG; NYSE-MKT: PZG) is one of the most "logical and strategic acquisitions"...
Dec 18, 2014


Timmins Gold picks up Goldgroup Mining's Caballo Blanco project

Timmins Gold (TSX: TMM; NYSE: TGD) has been looking at Goldgroup Mining’s (TSX: GGA) Caballo Blanco project in Mexico for a couple of years now, and has finally inked a deal to acquire 100% of the asset.
Dec 18, 2014


Sherritt surges as Obama ends U.S. isolation of Cuba

U.S. President Barack Obama's call for a "new approach" in Washington's relationship with Cuba, including the establishment of diplomatic relations and an easing of economic and travel restrictions, lifted the shares of Sherritt International...
Dec 17, 2014


Editorial: More Tsilhqot'in fallout in BC 

One recent resource development story in B.C. shows how the ground rules for project developers are changing forever in the province after the Supreme Court of Canada’s precedent-setting Tsilhqot’in decision in June and Imperial...
Dec 17, 2014


Asian Mineral capitalizes on first-mover status in Vietnam 

VANCOUVER — It’s been a long journey for Asian Mineral Resources (TSXV: ASN; US-OTC: AIERF) at its Ban Phuc nickel-sulphide project, 160 km west of Hanoi in Vietnam’s Son La province, but the company’s patience is about...
Dec 17, 2014


Dundee: Gold miners continue to wrestle with costs 

VANCOUVER — Cost optimization has been an underlying theme for gold miners over the past few years. Falling metal prices and frugal capital markets have made it hard to balance sustainable production growth and strong profit margins. In...
Dec 17, 2014


Letter to the Editor: Tough to turn a profit at San Antonio 

From April 1941 to June 1968, my late father Cliff Gibson was chief geologist at the San Antonio gold mine in Bissett, Man. Every year it made money and paid a dividend. 
Dec 17, 2014


Miners adapt to lower coal prices

Thermal coal prices recently touched a five-and-a-half year low of US$62.25 per tonne and the market has seen several mining companies announce plans to sell coal assets or take on partners to weather the downturn.
Dec 12, 2014


Probe closes key $41.6M land deal at Borden

December has been a great month for Probe Mines (TSXV: PRB) president and CEO David Palmer.
Dec 12, 2014


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