Copper

Zinc-focused Trevali prepares for milestones in 2015

Source: Daily News | 2014-12-19
With all the talk of improving fundamentals for zinc, Trevali Mining (TSX: TV; US-OTC: TREVF) may find itself in a sweet spot next year.  

Barrick to close Lumwana mine after Zambia royalty hike

Source: Daily News | 2014-12-18
Barrick Gold (TSX:ABX; NYSE:ABX) is suspending its Lumwana copper mine in Zambia in response to the country’s move to more than triple the royalty rate on open pit mines, starting in 2015.

AuRico eyes a revival at B.C.'s Kemess gold-copper mine

Source: Daily News | 2014-12-17
VANCOUVER — Toronto-based miner AuRico Gold (TSX: AUQ; NYSE: AUQ) is hoping it can give the past-producing Kemess gold-copper project a new lease on life.

Aurcana improves operations at La Negra 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-17
VANCOUVER — It’s all about boosting near-term liquidity for silver producer Aurcana (TSXV: AUN; US-OTC: AUNFF) as it grapples with a high debt load and falling metal prices. On Dec. 1 the company released its...

Asian Mineral capitalizes on first-mover status in Vietnam 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-17
VANCOUVER — It’s been a long journey for Asian Mineral Resources (TSXV: ASN; US-OTC: AIERF) at its Ban Phuc nickel-sulphide project, 160 km west of Hanoi in Vietnam’s Son La province, but the company’s patience is about...

Yamana recruits former Augusta execs to head Brio Gold 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-17
Looking to wring more value out of its non-core assets in Brazil, Yamana Gold (TSX: YRI; NYSE: AUY) is creating a 100%-owned subsidiary named Brio Gold.

TSX continues decline, Dec. 8-12  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-17
Canada’s benchmark index fell during the trading week as investors fretted over plunging oil prices and weaker-than-expected economic data from China. The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost 742.65 points, or 5%, to end at 13,731.05. The...

Freeport-McMoRan rejigs property portfolio as oil prices sink 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-10
VANCOUVER — It’s been a year of change for miner Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX) that has included a portfolio shuffle and renewed focus on a strong balance sheet and dividends. The company remains a big player in the...

Vale may sell part of its base metals division 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-10
After paying almost US$20 billion for Inco in 2006, Vale (NYSE: VALE) says it may sell part of its base metals division to unlock value.

Trevali finds more mineralization at Stratmat 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-03
Trevali Mining (TSX: TV; US-OTC: TREVF) has found a mineralized body outside of the 2009 resource at its Stratmat zinc-lead-silver-copper-gold project in New Brunswick.

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