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Editorial: In M&A, Canada goes for the gold

A healthy pace of mergers and acquisitions is usually a positive sign in any industry, and so the rebounding M&A scene in Canadian mining over the past few months is encouraging.
Sep 17, 2014 12:00AM


Mines ministers talk transparency in Ontario

Sudbury played host to this year’s Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference in late August. The annual gathering of federal and provincial mining and energy ministers is meant to foster discussion and collaboration to advance...
Sep 17, 2014 12:00AM


Juniors optimistic at the Precious Metals Summit

BEAVER CREEK, COLORADO — The fourth annual Precious Metals Summit, held at an exclusive ski resort in Beaver Creek, Colo., kicked off on Sept. 10, with more than 100 select juniors presenting over two days.
Sep 17, 2014 12:00AM


Transition Metals and Implats to resume drilling at Sunday Lake

In April the Northwestern Ontario Prospectors Association awarded the Bernie Schneiders Discovery of the Year Award to joint-venture partners Transition Metals (TSXV: XTM; US-OTC: TNTMF) and Impala Platinum Holdings for their discovery in...
Sep 17, 2014 12:00AM


TSX Venture retreats for second week, Sept. 8-12

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite trended downward for a second straight week during the trading period, losing 6.96 points en route to a 987.93-point close. Commodity futures struggled during weekly trading, with the energy sector pressured by...
Sep 17, 2014 12:00AM


TSX drops, Sept. 8-12

Canada’s main stock index fell during the trading week. The S&P/TSX Composite Index dropped 38 points to 15,531.58. The spot price for gold plunged US$40 to US$1,228.30, while the S&P/TSX Global Gold Index stayed relatively flat...
Sep 17, 2014 12:00AM


Wall Street indexes slide, Sept. 8-12

After five straight weeks of gains, U.S. equity indexes dropped as President Barack Obama authorized air strikes against the terrorist group ISIS and imposed more sanctions against Russia. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.87% to...
Sep 17, 2014 12:00AM


Ontario mines still power Goldcorp

Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) has been so growth-oriented over the past decade — building new mines across the Americas and snapping up gold assets left and right — that it’s easy to forget sometimes just how productive its...
Sep 17, 2014 12:00AM


De Beers studies Victor extension as mine life wanes

With a mine life that ends in 2018, the ore is running out at Ontario’s only diamond mine — De Beers’ Victor mine, 90 km west of Attawapiskat.
Sep 17, 2014 12:00AM


Sudbury Platinum advances Aer-Kidd

Privately held Sudbury Platinum, in which project-generator Transition Metals (TSXV: XTM; US-OTC: TNTMF) holds a 57% stake and Royal Nickel (TSX: RNX; US-OTC: RNKLF) a 23% interest, has acquired 100% ownership of the Aer-Kidd project, 20...
Sep 17, 2014 12:00AM


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