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Endeavour Silver finds new high-grade zone at El Cubo

VANCOUVER – Endeavour Silver (TSX: EDR) has done it again.
Apr 15, 2014


Glencore Xstrata to buy Caracal Energy

Just a day after the ink dried on Glencore Xstrata's (LSE: GLEN) all-cash agreement to sell its Las Bambas copper project  in Peru to a Chinese consortium for nearly US$6 billion, the Swiss-based commodities giant announced a US$1.35...
Apr 15, 2014


Chinese consortium buys Las Bambas

A Chinese consortium led by MMG, an arm of state-owned China Minmetals Group, is buying Glencore Xstrata's (LSE: GLEN) enormous Las Bambas copper project in Peru for US$5.85 billion in cash.
Apr 14, 2014


GoldSource sees near-term upside in Guyana

VANCOUVER — There are times when down markets can yield opportunity, and for junior GoldSource Mines (TSXV: GXS; US-OTC: GXSFF) that opportunity came in the form of a business combination agreement with Guyana-focused explorer Eagle...
Apr 11, 2014


Japan approves pro-nuclear energy plan

Visibility has improved on the re-start of nuclear reactors in Japan, after the island nation’s Cabinet approved a new Energy Plan on April 10.
Apr 11, 2014


Goldcorp raises its bid for Osisko to $3.6B

Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) has sweetened its hostile takeover bid for Osisko Mining (TSX: OSK; US-OTC: OSKFF) to $7.65 per share, or $3.6 billion, topping a friendly $3.4 billion deal made by Yamana Gold (TSX: YRI; NYSE: AUY).
Apr 10, 2014


Perseus puts out fire at Edikan

A fire has put operations on hold at Perseus Mining's (TSX: PRU; ASX: PRU) Edikan processing plant in Ghana, but the company says things are under control.
Apr 10, 2014


Holcim-Lafarge merger stirs cement market 

While mega-mergers have faded from view in the mining industry, the global cement industry showed in early April that it’s still capable of serving up a doozy: a friendly, all-share merger of Switzerland’s Holcim and Paris-based...
Apr 9, 2014


Commentary - Private property rights needed on First Nations land: Fraser Institute 

The following is an edited summary from the Fraser Institute’s report: Divergent Mineral Rights Regimes: A Natural Experiment in Canada and the United States Yields Lessons by John Dobra. To read the full report visit...
Apr 9, 2014


Rio Tinto gives its Northern Dynasty stake to Alaskan charities

In yet another apparent setback for Northern Dynasty Minerals (TSX: MDM; NYSE-MKT: NAK) and its controversial Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum project in Alaska, Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO; LSE: RIO) is giving its 19.1% stake in the company to two local...
Apr 8, 2014


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