Teck chugs along amid weak coal prices

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-24
Teck Resources (TSX: TCK.B; NYSE: TCK) posted decent second quarter results, but analysts remain cautious about the diversified miner’s path forward, amid weakening coal markets.

Wall Street dips, June 29-July 2  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-08
U.S. equities fell ahead of the Independence Day weekend as Greece’s debt crisis continued. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 Index both lost 1.2% to end at 17,730.11 and 2,076.78. The spot gold price slipped 0.6% to...

Lara drills good copper grades in Brazil  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-17
Prospect-generator Lara Exploration (TSXV: LRA; US-OTC: LRAXF) has a portfolio of mineral properties across South America with some heavyweight partners, but its Curionopolis copper project in Brazil’s Para state seems to be the one...

Turquoise Hill on the rise after clearing hurdles 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-10
VANCOUVER — Copper-gold producer Turquoise Hill Resources (TSX: TRQ; NYSE: TRQ) has been on a strong run over the past eight weeks after promising press releases for its large-scale Oyu Tolgoi mine, 550 km south of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Analysts weigh in on BHP spinoff South32 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-03
In April BMO Capital Markets initiated coverage of BHP Billiton (LSE: BLT) spin-off South32, (LSE: S32; US-OTCBB: SOUHY)commenting that the shares of the newly created mining company “represent a more compelling investment than BHP...

Norman B. Keevil: A lifetime of achievement at Teck

Source: Daily News | 2015-05-19
In 1979 The Northern Miner named Norman B. Keevil its Mining Man of the Year, citing the impressive string of mine constructions he presided over in the 1970s. Since winning that award Dr. Keevil went on to ensure Teck was part of some of the...

Editorial: BC gov't solves Arctos conundrum 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-06
One of the more contentious showdowns in B.C. in recent years between a First Nation and a mine developer has been neatly diffused by the B.C. government, which has swept in with $18.3 million to buy Fortune Minerals’ Arctos high-quality...

Teck posts lower Q1 earnings, slashes dividend  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-22
Teck Resources (TSX: TCK.B; NYSE:TCK) cut its semiannual dividend and posted lower-than-expected first-quarter earnings, as the slump in commodity prices continued.

Wall Street marches higher, April 6-10 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-15
U.S. stocks rose for a second straight week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 294.41 points to 18,057.65 and the S&P 500 Index gained 35.1 points to finish at 2,102.06. Both indexes were up 1.7%. The Nasdaq Composite rose 2.2% to...

SouthGobi Resources loses appeal in Mongolian tax case  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-01
In late February Mongolian President Elbegdorj Tsakhia may have pardoned three former employees of SouthGobi Resources (TSX: SGQ) who were convicted in a tax evasion case on Jan. 30, and handed jail sentences of between five and six years, but...