Volume 102 Number 1

Feb 15 - 21, 2016

Canadian Mining Hall of Fame welcomes five industry leaders

The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame’s (CMHF) 28th induction ceremony in mid-January at the Fairmont Royal York hotel in Toronto honoured five industry leaders — Keith Brimacombe, Harold Williams, Stewart Blusson, Louis Gignac and...Read More →

Tahoe bids $945M for Lake Shore Gold

Tahoe Resources (TSX: THO; NYSE: TAHO) is set to buy Toronto-based junior producer Lake Shore Gold (TSX: LSG; NYSE-MKT: LSG) in a $945-million, all-share bid, with analysts on both sides of the deal approving.Read More →

Ross Beaty: It's time to buy mining stocks

VANCOUVER — Mining financier and entrepreneur Ross Beaty told an audience at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference in late January that it’s a “phenomenal” time to buy resource stocks.Read More →

AME BC's Dirom concerned about health of junior markets

VANCOUVER — The Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia’s (AME BC) annual Mineral Exploration Roundup conference is in the rear-view mirror, and in  four weeks the mining community will gather in Toronto for the...Read More →

Executive compensation proves resilient

As if investors weren’t gloomy enough these days. Now a survey of 100 leading companies in the mining industry suggests that executive compensation has been slow to adapt to the sector downturn, and more disturbing, that “there...Read More →

Silver market supply and demand trends for 2016

The following edited report was released by the Silver Institute. For more information, please visit www.silverinstitute.org. Read More →

TSX ends mixed, Feb. 1-5

Toronto’s S&P/TSX Composite Index slipped 0.5% to 12,763.99 after a poor jobs report, while oil prices dropped and gold prices rebounded. The S&P/TSX Global Mining Index rose 9.4% to 45.25, while the S&P/TSX Capped Diversified...Read More →

TSX Venture rises with metal prices, Feb. 1-5

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index closed near a four-week high during the trading sessions, as it gained nearly 2%, or 8.63 points, en route to a 508.15-point close. Markets were buoyed by rising metal prices, while growth figures in...Read More →

US markets slide, Feb. 1-5

Persisting fears of a global economic slowdown — along with mixed economic data in the U.S., and uncertainty about whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year — sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 1.6% to...Read More →

'Old school' sectors struggling in China, Macquarie's Hamilton says

VANCOUVER — At the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia’s annual Mineral Exploration Roundup convention Macquarie Group’s head of commodity research, Colin Hamilton, discussed China’s economy, the Chinese...Read More →

Murenbeeld of Dundee talks gold market

VANCOUVER — During a spirited macroeconomic session at the annual Mineral Exploration Roundup conference — hosted by the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia — Dundee Economics chief economist Martin...Read More →

Geoscience BC tables mag survey of central BC for explorers

VANCOUVER — Bruce Madu, vice-president of minerals and mining for Geoscience BC, has already lined up interesting targets from the latest airborne magnetic survey the organization flew last year over west-central B.C., but he’s...Read More →

Royal Nickel to become a cash-generating producer

Royal Nickel Corp. (TSX: RNX), also known as RNC, is taking advantage of the low commodity prices to transform into a multi-asset producer of nickel, gold and copper.Read More →