TSX retreats, April 13-17

Source: Daily News | 2015-04-20
Canada’s benchmark index fell on renewed concern over Greece’s debt and China’s new trading regulations. The S&P/TSX Composite Index slipped 28 points, or 0.18%, to 15,360.55, while the S&P/TSX Capped Diversified...

Foran finds promising results in the Hanson Lake camp

Source: Daily News | 2015-04-16
Foran Mining (TSXV: FOM) has wrapped up the first round of drilling this year on two deposits near its flagship McIlvenna Bay project in Saskatchewan’s Hanson Lake camp, to see if it could delineate additional resources near the...

Technical troubles dog Copper Mountain in Q1 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-15
Mechanical difficulties at Copper Mountain Mining’s (TSX: CUM) 75%-owned Copper Mountain mine in southern B.C. involving a transformer failure on one of the ball mills in February and a 10-day disruption with the regrind mill in March...

Kaizen searches for Kamoa analogues in Canada's Far North 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-15
VANCOUVER — Kaizen Discovery (TSXV: KZD; US-OTC: CCNCF) is about to kick-start exploration for sediment-hosted copper deposits at its Coppermine project, 5 km south of the community of Kugluktuk, Nunavut. 

Nautilus targets 2018 for undersea mining 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-15
VANCOUVER — It’s been a bounce-back 12 months for junior Nautilus Minerals (TSX: NUS; US-OTC: NSUMF), which has overcome a major sociopolitical hurdle to get back on track to develop the world’s first undersea mining operation...

Miners recover from heavy rainfall in the Atacama 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-15
VANCOUVER — Recent torrential rainfall in the Atacama desert in northern Chile has affected global copper markets. The prolific region hosts major mines, and the recent weather has triggered operational closures that have driven prices...

CRU Group sees copper supply deficit in 2018 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-15
Christine Meilton, principal consultant on copper supply and raw materials at independent commodities research firm CRU Group, predicts that supply side losses and slow ramp-ups in the smelting and refining sector will put a squeeze on supply...

Panoro's Cotabambas PEA a good start 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-15
Analysts believe Panoro Minerals’ (TSXV: PML; US-OTC: POROF) preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on the Cotabambas project shows the copper-gold-silver-molybdenum porphyry deposit is viable, despite failing to impress investors. 

Wall Street edges up, March 30-April 2 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-08
U.S. equities gained momentum on positive jobless data. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 50.64 points to 17,763.24, and the S&P 500 Index added 5.94 points to finish at 2,066.96. Spot gold edged up US$3.60 per oz. to end at US$1,202...

Dynacor's milling strategy pays exploration costs 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-01
At a time when many junior companies are dropping like flies, Dynacor Gold Mines (TSX: DNG: US-OTC: DNGDF) generates about US$700,000 to US$800,000 in cash flow per month, has about US$13.5 million in the bank, no debt, and plans to...