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TSX Venture loses ground, April 20-24

VANCOUVER — The S&P TSX Venture Composite took a step back during the April 20-24 trading sessions, as it lost 5.23 points en route to a 697.62 point weekly close. Losses were underpinned by falling commodity futures, as manufacturing...
Apr 27, 2015 6:15PM


Wall Street gains, April 20-24

U.S. equities swung back into the positive territory. The Dow increased 1.4% to 18,080.14 points and the S&P 500 added 1.8% to 2,117.69. The Nasdaq rose 3.2% to 5,092.08. The gold price, however, fell US$15.30 to US$1,180.40 per oz.
Apr 27, 2015 4:40PM


WPC aims to bring Lupin back online

WPC Resources (TSXV: WPQ) — soon to be named Lupin Gold Corp. — plans to bring the past-producing Lupin gold mine online, while also advancing the nearby Ulu gold property.
Apr 24, 2015 6:18PM


Yamana expands footprint via $17.5M Mega Precious bid

VANCOUVER — Producer Yamana Gold (TSX: YRI; NYSE: AUY) is hoping to further expand its presence in Canada with a $17.5-million cash-and-shares agreement for explorer Mega Precious Metals (TSXV: MGP) and its 338 sq. km Monument Bay...
Apr 24, 2015 3:57PM


Federal budget 2015 offers up a few tidbits for miners

VANCOUVER — On April 21 Canadian Minister of Finance Joe Oliver tabled the country's annual federal budget, wherein the Conservative government achieved a $1.4 billion surplus that fulfills the promise of balanced financials made...
Apr 24, 2015 3:52PM


Mines Management reaches milestone at Montanore

It’s taken more than a decade, but Mines Management (TSX: MGT; NYSE: MGN) believes it is finally on the brink of pushing its Montanore project in northwestern Montana past the permitting finishing line.The United States Forest Service...
Apr 23, 2015 5:32PM


Perseus highlights its potential in West Africa

Junior gold miner Perseus Mining (TSX: PRU; ASX: PRU) has made three positive announcements, pleasing investors, who drove the stock up nearly 30% in recent days.
Apr 22, 2015 5:48PM


Sirius pushes Nova towards production in Australia

VANCOUVER — It’s been two and a half years since Mark Bennett, managing director and CEO of Australian-explorer Sirius Resources (ASX: SIR), was struggling to keep his 5¢ per share company above water.
Apr 22, 2015 4:54PM


Metals commentary: Worldsteel predicts slow growth ahead

The following is an edited report from the Brussels-based World Steel Assosciation entitled Short Range Outlook for 2015 and 2016. For more information, please visit www.worldsteel.org 
Apr 22, 2015 12:00AM


Editorial: What would Google do?

Innovation has become a hot topic in the mining industry once again. A report on the current state of innovation, by the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) and Monitor Deloitte, is due out in the next few weeks. In April...
Apr 22, 2015 12:00AM


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