Constantine kicks off season with high-grade hit at Palmer

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-22
VANCOUVER – The second hole of the season at Constantine Metal Resources’ (TSXV: CEM) Palmer project in southeast Alaska has returned a high-grade copper-zinc intercept from 150 metres below the defined resource, achieving one of...

EPA may veto Pebble over water risk

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-21
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.

TSX gains despite geopolitical woes, July 14-18

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-21
The S&P/TSX Composite Index ended the July 14–18 week in positive territory, advancing 141.07 points to 15,266.57, as investors shrugged off geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and Russia, and focused on corporate earnings. The...

Indonesia threatens Newmont's mining license

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-17
VANCOUVER – Indonesia is threatening to terminate the Batu Hijau mine contract if Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM) does not withdraw a legal challenge to the country's new export taxes.

Mercator-Intergeo deal set to collapse

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-17
Mercator Minerals (TSX: ML) will likely be in more financial trouble than ever, if the proposed business combination with Russia-based Intergeo MMC falls through.

Laurentian Bank analyst: Panoro an 'attractive takeover candidate'

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-17
This week Panoro Minerals (TSXV: PML; US-OTC: POROF) completed a $5.8 million equity financing of 13.8 million shares at 42¢ underwritten by Laurentian Bank Securities and National Bank Financial Inc. that will further exploration work at...

Lundin on track at Eagle, responds to acquisition speculation

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-17
VANCOUVER — Base metal producer 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 company picked up the asset from...

Cerro Grande cuts costs at Pimenton  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-07-16
At the end of January, the Toronto Stock Exchange launched a delisting review of Cerro Grande Mining (TSX: CEG; US-OTC: CEGMF) to determine whether the junior could keep a $2-million market value for 30 straight trading days.

Barrick finds Saudi partner for stalled Jabal Sayid project

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-14
VANCOUVER — Saudi Arabian Mining Co. is buying a 50% stake in the Jabal Sayid copper project from Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) for US$210 million.

BCSC alleges former Mt. Kellett analyst of insider trading

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-11
The British Columbia 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...