Nautilus settles dispute with PNG government

Source: Daily News | 2014-04-24
VANCOUVER — Shares of explorer Nautilus Minerals (TSX: NUS, US-OTC: NUSMF) were on the rise following an agreement with the Papua New Guinean (PNG) government that could set the development stage at the company’s Solwara 1...

Rio Tinto struggles with Pilbara iron ore, Oyu Tolgoi 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-04-23
VANCOUVER — Despite setting production records during the first quarter, Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO; LSE: RIO) is not off to the best start to 2014. The company struggled with bad weather at its iron-ore operations in Western Australia,...

TSX nears six-year high before Easter, April 14-17 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-04-23
The Toronto stock market had a strong run heading into the Easter holiday, with the S&P/TSX Composite Index gaining 24 points to 14,500.39, nearing a six-year high on the back of positive Chinese and U.S. economic data.

Trafigura deal gives Mawson the money to complete Kapulo

Source: Daily News | 2014-04-18
VANCOUVER – An offtake agreement with a US$50-million prepayment has given Mawson West (TSX: MWE) the funds it needs to finish building its Kapulo mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Royal Nickel buys 25% of Sudbury Platinum for $1.5M

Source: Daily News | 2014-04-17
Toronto-based explorer Royal Nickel (TSX: RNX) has seen its shares climb more than 50% in the past week, after providing the market an upbeat outlook on nickel prices and announcing that it has acquired a minority interest in a private company...

Copper One picks up Troilus from First Quantum 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-04-16
VANCOUVER — Stan Bharti and his merchant banking team at Toronto-based Forbes & Manhattan appear to be on the lookout for past-producing copper assets. Roughly six months after grabbing a major share position in junior Kombat...

Copper Mountain up 11% on record Q1 production  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-04-16
Vancouver-based Copper Mountain Mining (TSX: CUM) saw its shares climb after revealing record first-quarter copper production at its 75%-held Copper Mountain mine near Princeton, B.C.

Capstone 'gets it right,' analysts say 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-04-16
Mid-tier copper producer Capstone Mining (TSX: CS; US-OTC: CSFFF) impressed analysts after posting record production results for the first quarter of the year.

Copper market headed for surplus, GFMS says 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-04-16
Up until the recent sell-off, there had been a prolonged run for copper prices. And the latest survey from Thomson Reuters GFMS says the recent drop in copper prices may not be a blip, but a sign of more weakness to come.  

TSX dips, April 7-11  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-04-16
The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell 135.41 points during the trading week to close at 14,257.69. The S&P/TSX Capped Diversified Metals & Mining Index jumped 12.55 points to 814.81. The S&P/TSX Global Gold Index slipped 1.07 points...