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Forum has high hopes for recently-acquired Fir Island

VANCOUVER — Forum Uranium (TSX: FDC; US-OTC: FDCFF) is coming off its tenth year as a prospect generator in Saskatchewan's prolific Athabasca Basin. Over that time the company has been able to leverage its technical expertise to generate...
Jan 23, 2015 6:29PM

B2Gold eyes 35% production growth in 2015

B2Gold (TSX: BTO; NYSE MKT: BTG) expects another record production year in 2015, building upon the solid output it had in 2014.
Jan 23, 2015 5:14PM

Paladin Energy attracts private equity from Asia

Like most junior uranium companies last year, Paladin Energy (TSX: PDN; ASX: PDN) struggled with tough markets and low commodity prices.
Jan 23, 2015 4:40PM

Hecla contemplates open-pit revival at San Sebastian

VANCOUVER — U.S. silver outfit Hecla Mining (NYSE: HL) could be on the verge of adding a new asset to its near-term production profile following results from a 2014 drill program at its San Sebastian property in Durango, Mexico. The...
Jan 22, 2015 7:05PM

Telfer dazzles at Mining Hall of Fame soirée

For those lucky enough to get a seat at this year’s sold-out Canadian Mining Hall of Fame dinner held in Toronto last week, inductee Ian Telfer did not disappoint. Within moments of taking the stage, the mining entrepreneur ripped up...
Jan 22, 2015 4:56PM

Pressure pumpers under pressure amid low commodity prices

The decline in oil and gas prices has clouded the outlook for 2015, particularly for oilfield service providers, including pressure pumping firms, which make the bulk of their revenue from fracturing.
Jan 22, 2015 3:54PM

Kirwin collection arrives at the Royal Ontario Museum

It’s been six years since the first discussions about bringing geologist Douglas Kirwin’s renowned rock collection to the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), and after a $3.7-million fundraising effort the collection has finally arrived...
Jan 22, 2015 3:15PM

InvestX introduces private equity crowd-funding to mining

The $40 million investment that private equity firm Resource Capital Funds announced this week in privately held TMAC Resources and its Hope Bay gold project in Nunavut is exactly the kind of deal entrepreneur Marcus New wants to offer retail...
Jan 21, 2015 5:10PM

Facts 'n' figures: US Mint sells record number of Silver Eagle coins in 2014

The following is an edited report from The Silver Institute, a Washington D.C.-based non-profit industry association. For more information visit www.silverinstitute.org.
Jan 21, 2015 12:00AM

Editorial: Gold a ray of hope in a weary market

The Vancouver Resource Investment Conference in mid-January is usually a great way to gauge the mood of the Canadian junior mining scene in the year ahead, and this year was no different.
Jan 21, 2015 12:00AM

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