TSX falls, Sept. 21-25 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-30
Anxiety about global growth soured investor appetite for risk, with data showing Chinese factory activity shrank to a six-and-a-half-year low in September, while U.S. manufacturing growth in the same month stayed at a two-year low. 

Wallbridge lures Lonmin to Parkin project 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-16
South Africa-based Lonmin (LSE: LMI), one of the world’s largest primary producers of platinum group metals (PGMs), has signed an option agreement to earn a 50% initial interest in Wallbridge Mining’s (TSX: WM) four Parkin...

Capstone cuts spending, suspends work at Santo Domingo in Chile  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-16
VANCOUVER — Capstone Mining (TSX: CS; US-OTC: CSFFF) is the latest copper producer to announce spending cutbacks and strategy shifts in light of weakening metal prices. It now plans to slash capital expenses at its operating mines in the...

Glencore latest to slash near-term copper production 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-16
VANCOUVER — Copper producers have seen margins come under pressure, as spot prices for the red metal hover near six-year lows well below the US$3 per lb. level over the medium-term. London-based Glencore (LSE: GLEN) is the latest miner to...

Rambler Metals and Thundermin propose merger  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-16
Less than two months after a prefeasibility study showed that Rambler Metals & Mining (TSXV: RAB; LSE:RMM) could extend the life of its underground Ming copper-gold mine in Newfoundland’s Baie Verte region from six to 21 years, the...

Woodjam property reverts to Cons. Woodjam Copper

Source: Daily News | 2015-09-09
VANCOUVER — It’s been a journey of discovery and growth for partners Consolidated Woodjam Copper (TSXV: WCC) and Gold Fields (NYSE: GFI) at their Woodjam copper-gold-molybdenum porphyry deposit, 45 km east of Williams Lake, B.C.,...

Editorial: Signs of life in copper market 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-09
Glencore’s surprise decision to cut back its copper production coupled with stronger-than-expected Chinese copper import data have had a salutary effect on copper prices, which jumped 5% on Sept. 8 to record their biggest one-day...

TSX ends up higher, Aug. 24-28 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-02
The Toronto Stock Exchange finished in positive territory as investors took in higher oil prices and news that the Chinese government cut interest rates again to bolster its slowing economy. The S&P/TSX Composite climbed for four...

Sierra Metals turns up the heat in Mexico 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-02
In July, Sierra Metals (TSX: SMT) appointed as its vice-president of exploration Matthew Wunder — a geologist who during  his career was part of a group at Rubicon Minerals (TSX: RMX; NYSE-MKT: RBY) that discovered and developed the...

Freeport-McMoRan on a broad cost-cutting spree 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-02
VANCOUVER — Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX) has been carrying out business-wide spending cuts that it calls an “aggressive response” to weak market conditions.