Metals Markets

Oban Mining shows the way for needed paradigm shift

Source: Daily News | 2015-08-27
Market realities are starting to bite and the combination of Oban Mining (TSX: OBM) with three other companies is a good model to emulate at a time when the vast majority of management teams in the junior mining sector are...

SGS expands Corescan service in North America 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-26
SGS has enhanced its hyperspectral analysis capability in North America by adding a mobile unit, based in Canada.

Asian, African miners more likely to switch heavy equipment suppliers, Timetric survey says 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-26
A survey of buyers and senior decision makers at more than 500 mines across the globe wide shows that most Asian and many African miners anticipate switching major equipment manufacturers in the next five years.

Gekko heads to Arctic with Hope Bay contract  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-26
Gekko Systems, a mineral processing and modular plant design firm, has won a contract for work on TMAC Resources’ (TSX: TMR) flagship Hope Bay gold project in northwest Nunavut.

Editorial: Commodities prices follow China's economy south 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-26
China’s slowing economy and sinking stock market are wreaking havoc on already oversupplied commodity markets around the globe.

TSX posts marginal dip, Aug. 10-14 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-19
The surprise devaluation of China’s currency on Aug. 11 pulled many base metal prices lower on fears that demand from the world’s largest buyer of metals would fall. The price of safe-haven gold, by contrast, rose 1.8% to finish at...

Strong headwinds for thermal coal 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-19
A year ago, South Africa’s Exxaro Resources (JSE: EXX; US-OTC: EXXAY) agreed to pay US$472 million to acquire 100% of Total’s (NYSE: TOT) South African thermal coal unit Total Coal South Africa Pty., which includes a majority...

Suppliers news: Wolseley Industrial shakes things up 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-12
Wolseley Industrial Canada (WIC) has had a busy summer, announcing in July that it has acquired QIP Equipment and sold a business division to Emco.

Suppliers news: Safety, productivity to drive vehicle investments at North American mines: Timetric 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-12
A survey of 100 mine managers shows firms in North America are planning to invest in vehicle-related technologies. 

Suppliers news: Gowlings and WLG to join forces 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-12
Canadian legal firm Gowlings and U.K-based Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co. (WLG) plan to mergee. The combined company is set to launch in January 2016, and will be branded Gowling WLG.