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Editorial: Lonmin condemned in Marikana commission findings

The long-awaited report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the Marikana mine massacre in Marikana, South Africa, has been released, and there’s plenty of finger pointing to go around.
Jun 30, 2015 2:34PM


Iamgold cuts production outlook due to Westwood mine

Toronto-based gold producer Iamgold (TSX: IMG; NYSE: IAG) has trimmed its 2015 company-wide production forecast by 5% due to a “localized seismic event” at its Quebec-based Westwood gold mine.
Jun 30, 2015 12:21PM


Site visit: Geoscience BC's avant-garde treetop sampling

ANAHIM LAKE, B.C. — A typical work day for this Geoscience BC’s biogeochemical survey crew in west-central B.C. gets started with the smell of jet fuel and the high-pitched whir of a helicopter.
Jun 30, 2015 10:36AM


PotashCorp aims to regain market influence with K+S bid

VANCOUVER — Canadian giant Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (TSX: POT; NYSE: POT) is considering a mega deal for Germany's K+S Aktiengesellschaft that could materially change the landscape in the fertilizer business. The world's largest...
Jun 30, 2015 9:54AM


TSX Venture declines, June 22-26

VANCOUVER — The S&P TSX Venture Composite Index closed in the red during the June 22-26 trading period, as growing fears over the Greek debt crisis took a toll on markets and energy futures lost ground. In addition to falling oil...
Jun 29, 2015 3:41PM


TSX inches up, June 22-26

Canada’s benchmark index added 1% to finish at 14,808.09, despite concerns rising over the Greek debt crisis. The S&P/TSX Capped Diversified Metals & Mining Index, however, slipped 0.8% to 695.56. The S&P/TSX Global Gold Index...
Jun 29, 2015 1:00PM


GoviEx pushes Madaouela on the permitting front

GoviEx Uranium (CSE: GXU) is quietly advancing its large Madaouela uranium project, and expects to receive a mining permit by the end of 2015 or early 2016.
Jun 26, 2015 4:30PM


Royal Nickel receives main environmental permit for Dumont

Royal Nickel (TSX: RNX) says it will start building what will be one of the largest nickel sulphide mines in the world at its Dumont project early next year, after securing a key environmental permit this week from the government of Quebec.
Jun 26, 2015 4:05PM


Commentary: Safety first for a new generation of Cree miners

“Working underground for me is like working in your basement for you.” That’s the first thing Marcelin Bruneau tells the 12 young Crees sitting in front of him. That gets their interest.  “When I started mining in...
Jun 26, 2015 12:11PM


Strike freezes production at Mandalay's Cerro Bayo mine

Mandalay Resources (TSX: MND) has suspended operations at its Cerro Bayo silver-gold mine in southern Chile, after unionized workers went on strike.
Jun 25, 2015 3:20PM


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