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Metals Commentary: What's behind molybdenum's dramatic price response

Molybdenum prices in Europe have risen rapidly after the World Trade Organization (WTO) confirmed that the export duties and quotas imposed by China on molybdenum are incompatible with its WTO obligations. This report concludes a dispute...
Apr 23, 2014 12:00AM


Sandstorm axes its diversified metals and energy arm

VANCOUVER — Sandstorm Gold (TSX: SSL, NYSE-MKT: SAND) president and CEO Nolan Watson says the calls from shareholders requesting he “clean up” sister company Sandstorm Metals & Energy (TSXV: SND, US-OTC: STTYF) have...
Apr 23, 2014 12:00AM


U.S. markets make up for previous losses, April 14-17

U.S. markets bounced back over the holiday shortened period after two straight periods of giving up ground. A modest surprise to the upside in China’s growth domestic product drove gains for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which...
Apr 23, 2014 12:00AM


TSX nears six-year high before Easter, April 14-17

The Toronto stock market had a strong run heading into the Easter holiday, with the S&P/TSX Composite Index gaining 24 points to 14,500.39, nearing a six-year high on the back of positive Chinese and U.S. economic data.
Apr 23, 2014 12:00AM


Venture quiet in run-up to Easter, April 14-17

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index was quiet during the four-day week before Easter. Two days of small gains overturned two days in the red, lifting the index 1 point to 998.77. Daily trading volumes averaged 66.8 million.
Apr 23, 2014 12:00AM


Weak met coal prices forces Walter to shutter BC mines

VANCOUVER — In 2011 the metallurgical coal market was hot. Chinese demand seemed insatiable and floods had disrupted Australian supplies, pushing prices as high as US$300 a tonne.
Apr 23, 2014 12:00AM


Dalradian boosts Curraghinalt in Northern Ireland

VANCOUVER — According to CEO Patrick Anderson, explorer Dalradian Resources (TSX: DNA) has developed a “superior geological model” at its Curraghinalt lode-gold deposit 127 km west of Belfast, Northern Ireland, that is...
Apr 23, 2014 12:00AM


Endeavour Silver mines new high-grade zone at El Cubo

VANCOUVER — Endeavour Silver (TSX: EDR; NYSE: EXK) has done it again.
Apr 23, 2014 12:00AM


Rio Tinto struggles with Pilbara iron ore, Oyu Tolgoi

VANCOUVER — Despite setting production records during the first quarter, Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO; LSE: RIO) is not off to the best start to 2014. The company struggled with bad weather at its iron-ore operations in Western Australia,...
Apr 23, 2014 12:00AM


Argonaut dips despite good Q1 production results

Toronto-based Argonaut Gold (TSX: AR; US-OTC: ARNGF) reported slightly higher first-quarter production from its two gold–silver mines in northern Mexico, but that wasn’t enough to pick up the junior’s recently declining stock,...
Apr 23, 2014 12:00AM


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