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