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Strong start to summer for Fission at PLS

VANCOUVER – Fission Uranium (TSXV: FCU) hit mineralization in every one of the first 14 holes of its summer drill program at Patterson Lake South (PLS), continuing a drilling success story that has delineated shallow, high-grade uranium...
Jul 28, 2014 6:19PM


TSX climbs, July 21-25

The S&P/TSX Composite Index gained 188.47 points to close the July  21-25 trading week at 15,455.04. The S&P/TSX Capped Diversified Metals & Mining Index advanced 32.39 points to 924.02, while the S&P/TSX Global Gold Index...
Jul 28, 2014 5:21PM


TSX Venture back in the green, July 21-25

VANCOUVER — The S&P TSX Venture Composite bounced back from two consecutive weeks of losses during the July 21-25 trading period, as it registered a modest 5.2 point gain en route to a 1,017.44 point close. Markets were buoyed by an...
Jul 28, 2014 5:14PM


U.S. markets unsettled, July 21-25

VANCOUVER - Despite rising geopolitical tension across Europe, the price of gold faltered over July 21-25 and down with it went the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which lost 139.61 points over the week to close at 16,960.57. The S&P 500...
Jul 28, 2014 3:35PM


PotashCorp ups 2014 earnings forecast on strong Q2 results

Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (TSX: POT; NYSE: POT) has upped its full-year earnings guidance for the second time this year following a better than expected second-quarter profit of US$472 million.
Jul 25, 2014 5:27PM


Waterton boosts Chaparral bid

VANCOUVER – Five months after first bidding for Chaparral Gold (TSX: CHL), Waterton Global Resource Management has increased its offer for the Nevada gold explorer.
Jul 25, 2014 5:15PM


General Moly aims to 'maximize upfront value' in Liberty PFS

VANCOUVER — Molybdenum oxide prices have been on the rise over the past six months — jumping approximately 40% to US$13.40 per lb. at the time of writing — and that's good news for U.S.-based General Moly (TSX: GMO; NYSE-MKT:...
Jul 25, 2014 3:22PM


Cliffs reports disappointing Q2 ahead of proxy vote

Whether or not a dissident shareholder succeeds in replacing Cliffs' (NYSE: CLF) CEO at its annual general meeting next week, big changes are likely in store for the iron ore and metallurgical coal miner.
Jul 25, 2014 1:54PM


Low coal prices cut into Teck's profits

VANCOUVER – Teck Resources' (TSX: TCK.B; NYSE: TCK) second quarter profit fell to $72 million, down more than 70% compared to the same quarter last year because of low coal prices.
Jul 24, 2014 8:12PM


Commentary: Managing human rights problems before they arise

As people become ever more aware of what’s going on the world — including the impact of commercial activity on human rights — the expectations of society are inevitably rising. This in turn is increasing expectations of how...
Jul 24, 2014 5:37PM


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