Copper

BC gov't approves Seabridge's KSM project

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-31
Seabridge Gold (TSX: SEA; NYSE: SA) has received provincial environmental approval for its KSM gold-copper project in northwestern B.C., putting it closer to “becoming a reality,” Brent Murphy, the company’s vice-president of...

Pebble could be denied before environmental approval process starts  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-07-30
VANCOUVER — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says it might employ a little-used veto power to block development of the Pebble mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay, the latest twist in a long battle over the proposed mine.

Constantine starts season at Palmer with nice hit 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-07-30
VANCOUVER — The second hole of the season at Constantine Metal Resources’ (TSXV: CEM; US-OTC: CNSNF) Palmer project in southeast Alaska has returned a high-grade copper–zinc intercept from 150 metres below the defined...

TSX climbs, July 21-25 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-07-30
The S&P/TSX Composite Index gained 188.47 points to close the trading week at 15,455.04. The S&P/TSX Capped Diversified Metals & Mining Index advanced 32.39 points to 924.02, while the S&P/TSX Global Gold Index stayed relatively...

Low coal prices cut into Teck's profits  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-07-30
VANCOUVER — Teck Resources’ (TSX: TCK.B; NYSE: TCK) second quarter profit fell to $72 million, down more than 70% compared to the same quarter last year because of low metallurgical coal prices.

Indonesia threatens Newmont's licence for Batu Hijau  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-07-30
VANCOUVER — The Indonesian government is threatening to terminate the Batu Hijau copper–gold mine contract if owner Newmont Mining (TSX: NMC; NYSE: NEM) does not withdraw a legal challenge to the country’s new export taxes.

General Moly aims to 'maximize upfront value' in Liberty PFS

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-25
VANCOUVER — Molybdenum oxide prices have been on the rise over the past six months — jumping approximately 40% to US$13.40 per lb. at the time of writing — and that's good news for U.S.-based General Moly (TSX: GMO; NYSE-MKT:...

Aquila rises on Back Forty's positive PEA results

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-23
Shares of Aquila Resources (TSX: AQA) rose 15% after the Toronto-based firm published an updated preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its gold-and zinc-rich Back Forty project in Michigan.

BCSC accuses analyst at Mt Kellett of improper insider trading  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-07-23
The B.C. Securities Commission is alleging that a Hong Kong-based analyst working for a global institutional investor in 2012 tipped his sister about information regarding a cost overrun that had not been publicly disclosed at Baja...

Lundin on track at Eagle in the UP, responds to acquisition speculation  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-07-23
VANCOUVER — Lundin Mining (TSX: LUN; US-OTC: LUNMF) looks to be on point at its newest acquisition, namely the Eagle nickel–copper mine, 45 km northwest of Marquette, Mich. The base metal miner picked up the asset from Rio...

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