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University of Waterloo students win National Mining Competition

A quartet of engineering students from the University of Waterloo took the top prize at the third annual National Mining Competition in Saskatoon in early November.
Nov 19, 2014 12:00AM


Editorial: Survey says ... Aboriginal Canadians have low opinion of mining industry

In another sign of the growing political power of First Nations in Canada, Vancouver-based public relations firm PR Associates has unveiled the results of the first-ever survey of aboriginal Canadians living in rural and remote areas to gauge...
Nov 19, 2014 12:00AM


Odds 'n' sods: Mining the Memories - Tough muckers

Many of the miners — or muckers, as those men who loaded the ore cars were called — came to Canada from Europe after the First and Second World Wars in search of a more peaceful life where one could earn an honest dollar, without...
Nov 19, 2014 12:00AM


Sean Roosen on Osisko's new plan, Virginia deal

VANCOUVER — It’s been a wild year for Sean Roosen and his team at Osisko Gold Royalties (TSX: OR; US-OTC: OKSKF), but now that the dust has settled the company looks poised to become a major player in the royalty and...
Nov 19, 2014 12:00AM


TSX Venture rebounds, Nov. 10-14

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index squeaked out a gain due to a late-week surge during the trading period, closing up 6.37 points at 776.63 points. Gains were underpinned by stronger metal futures despite China’s slower industrial...
Nov 19, 2014 12:00AM


Tahoe set to expand Escobal

VANCOUVER — Tahoe Resources (TSX: THO; NYSE: TAHO) has expanded  resources and tabled an updated feasibility study at its high-grade Escobal silver mine in southeast Guatemala, setting the stage for expanded silver production...
Nov 19, 2014 12:00AM


US stocks march up, Nov. 10-14

U.S. equities are up for the fourth straight week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 60.81 points to 17,634.74, while the S&P 500 Index rose 7.9 points to a record high of 2,039.82. The Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 56.01 points to...
Nov 19, 2014 12:00AM


TSX posts gains, Nov. 10-14

The S&P/TSX Composite Index posted its fifth straight week of gains, buoyed in part by strong economic data showing manufacturing sales in Canada climbed 2.1% to $53 billion in September, compared with a 3.5% drop in August. The S&P/TSX...
Nov 19, 2014 12:00AM


Glencore to shut Australian coal mines temporarily

Glencore (LSE: GLEN) says it plans to shut down its coal operations in Australia for three weeks starting from mid-December due to slack demand and weak prices.
Nov 19, 2014 12:00AM


Foran's positive PEA at McIlvenna Bay

Foran Mining (TSXV: FOM) has touched a milestone at its flagship McIlvenna Bay project in east-central Saskatchewan, with the completion of a promising preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on the zinc-copper-gold-silver volcanogenic massive...
Nov 19, 2014 12:00AM


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