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TSX Venture trades relatively flat, Oct. 20-24

VANCOUVER — The S&P TSX Venture Composite was unable to turn early-week momentum into sustained gains during the Oct. 20-24 trading sessions, as it lost 4.68 points en route to a 805.45 point weekly close despite two promising days in...
Oct 29, 2014 5:44PM


Editorial: Hunts' silver play the stuff of legend

Few individuals have lived lives large enough to be immediately associated with a particular commodity. Think oil and J.D. Rockefeller; steel and Andrew Carnegie; and diamonds and the Oppenheimer family. For silver, it’s the Hunt brothers...
Oct 29, 2014 4:26PM


TSX advances, Oct. 20-24

Canada’s main stock index ended the Oct. 20–24 trading week in positive territory. The S&P/TSX Composite Index jumped 316 points to 14,543.82, but the gold and diversified miners didn’t follow the upward trend. The...
Oct 29, 2014 2:43PM


U.S. equities end the week higher, Oct. 20-24

Better than expected corporate earnings and easing concerns about the Ebola epidemic, despite news of the first case of the disease diagnosed in New York City, drove U.S. equities higher during the Oct. 20-24 trading week. The Dow Jones...
Oct 29, 2014 2:15PM


Kaminak's Coffee project is 'as vanilla as it gets'

Kaminak Gold (TSXV: KAM; US-OTC: KMKGF) CEO Eira Thomas says the company’s high-grade, high-margin Coffee gold project in the Yukon would be simple to mine and process.
Oct 28, 2014 6:02PM


B2Gold wrestles with operational issues at Masbate, Limon

VANCOUVER — Producer B2Gold (TSX: BTO; NYSE-MKT: BTG) has made a name for itself through its operational acumen in tough jurisdictions, but ongoing ramp-up issues caught up to the company during the third quarter. On Oct. 28 B2Gold...
Oct 28, 2014 5:59PM


Rotman study calculates economic impact of mining gold in Ontario

A new study by the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management commissioned by the Ontario Mining Association measures the impact on gross domestic product, employment and government revenue from open pit and underground mining...
Oct 28, 2014 4:40PM


PotashCorp sees a strong finish to 2014

Despite Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan’s (TSX: POT; NYSE: POT) third-quarter profit declining 11%, it expects to finish the year on an upbeat note.
Oct 27, 2014 6:37PM


Commentary: As graphite prices stumble, more is needed for new operations to succeed

The latest China monthly graphite export data supports the idea of some graphite price stabilization. Natural graphite prices trending lower would bolster their competitiveness against synthetic graphite and accelerate demand.
Oct 27, 2014 6:08PM


Orocobre defines new exploration target

Orocobre (TSX: ORL; ASX: ORE) says its flagship Salar de Olaroz brine-based lithium project in the Puna region of Argentina’s northwestern province of Juyuy is expected to start producing 17,500 tonnes per year of low-cost battery grade...
Oct 24, 2014 5:45PM


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