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Odds 'n' sods: No good deeds go unpunished at drill jobs in the Yukon

Our company was completing a drill program out of Mayo, Yukon Territory, in February 1996. We had to build an ice bridge over the McQuesten River, plus 21 km of winter road to the top of Red Mountain (5,000 feet elevation) and complete 5,000...
Jul 3, 2015 2:58PM


NioCorp CEO provides cash to company

For the second time in less than two months, Mark Smith of NioCorp Developments (TSX: NB; US-OTC: NIOBF) has dug into his own pockets for loans to the company he leads.
Jul 3, 2015 1:50PM


Auryn Resources to acquire North Country Gold

If the past is any guide, Shawn Wallace has a knack for spotting good projects. Last year, the mining executive sold a company that he co-founded called Cayden Resources to Agnico Eagle Mines (TSX: AEM; NYSE: AEM) for a tidy $205 million. And...
Jul 2, 2015 7:14PM


[Update] 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....
Jul 2, 2015 11:11AM


US markets move lower, June 22-26

U.S. stocks slumped as the Greek governmentmoved closer towards defaulting on  debt payments to the International Monetary Fund. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.4% to 17,946.68, while the S&P 500 Index also dropped 0.4% to...
Jul 1, 2015 12:00AM


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.
Jul 1, 2015 12:00AM


Iamgold cuts production outlook due to Westwood rock bursts

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. 
Jul 1, 2015 12:00AM


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.
Jul 1, 2015 12:00AM


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...
Jul 1, 2015 12:00AM


TSX Venture declines, June 22-26

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index closed in the red during the trading period, as the Greek debt crisis took a toll on markets and energy futures lost ground. In addition to falling oil prices, Canadian traders reacted to policy...
Jul 1, 2015 12:00AM


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