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Turquoise Hill on the rise after clearing Oyu Tolgoi hurdles

VANCOUVER — Copper-gold producer Turquoise Hill Resources (TSX: TRQ; NYSE: TRQ) has been on a strong run over the past eight weeks following a series of promising press releases surrounding its large-scale Oyu Tolgoi operation 550 km...
May 26, 2015 7:09PM


Peru enforces a state of emergency

The Peruvian government recently declared a state of emergency in southern Peru, after ongoing protests against Southern Copper’s (NYSE:SCCO) Tia Maria copper project caused a fourth fatality.
May 26, 2015 6:46PM


China's Zijin Mining buys into assets owned by Ivanhoe, Barrick

Just a week after Vale (NYSE: VALE) unveiled a memorandum of understanding with one of China’s largest commercial banks for financing arrangements worth up to US$4 billion, Zijin Mining Group of southern Fujian province has agreed to...
May 26, 2015 4:36PM


Kidnappings highlight security risks for miners

In the first four months of this year alone, kidnapping incidents have touched Torex Gold Resources (TSX: TGX) and Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) in Mexico’s Guerrero state, and Pan African Minerals’ Tambao manganese mine in Burkina...
May 26, 2015 3:07PM


TSX ekes out small gain, May 19-22

Statistics Canada reported higher demand for cars, food and alcohol drove up retail sales 0.7% in March, after a 1.5% gain in February. Markets were closed May 18 to celebrate Victoria Day, but when they re-opened, Canada’s main stock...
May 25, 2015 9:08PM


TSX Venture closes above 700, May 19-22

VANCOUVER — The S&P TSX Venture Composite Index registered gains during the shortened May 19-22 trading period, as it jumped 1.2%, or 8.17 points, before finishing the week at 703.48 points.
May 25, 2015 7:48PM


U.S. stocks end mixed, May 18-22

Wall Street closed mixed ahead of the Memorial Day holiday, as the Federal Reserve said it would likely raise interest rates this year, if the economy continued to improve. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 0.2% to 18,232.02, while the...
May 25, 2015 4:01PM


Short Position Report

Short positions outstanding at May 15/15 (with changes from April 30/15). 
May 22, 2015 2:31PM


Sabina focuses on optionality at Back River project

A feasibility study for Sabina Gold & Silver’s (TSX: SBB) Back River gold project in Nunavut demonstrates the project is a large, low-cost producer, which could be scaled down to lower capital requirements.  
May 21, 2015 6:37PM


First Quantum plans US$1.25 billion equity raise

First Quantum Minerals (TSX: FM) is chasing financial flexibility with plans to raise US$1.25 billion through a public offering of its common shares, and could see as much as US$1.44 billion pour into its coffers, if an overallotment option is...
May 21, 2015 4:39PM


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