Franco Nevada sees opportunities amidst oil and gas slump

Source: Daily News | 2015-05-26
VANCOUVER — Royalty and streaming outfit Franco-Nevada (TSX: FNV; NYSE: FNV) continues to be a money-making machine, and its seen significant success through gold and platinum group metal investments.

Turquoise Hill on the rise after clearing Oyu Tolgoi hurdles

Source: Daily News | 2015-05-26
VANCOUVER — Copper-gold producer Turquoise Hill Resources (TSX: TRQ; NYSE: TRQ) has been on a strong run over the past eight weeks following a series of promising press releases surrounding its large-scale Oyu Tolgoi operation 550 km...

China's Zijin Mining buys into assets owned by Ivanhoe, Barrick

Source: Daily News | 2015-05-26
Just a week after Vale (NYSE: VALE) unveiled a memorandum of understanding with one of China’s largest commercial banks for financing arrangements worth up to US$4 billion, Zijin Mining Group of southern Fujian province has agreed to...

Kidnappings highlight security risks for miners

Source: Daily News | 2015-05-26
In the first four months of this year alone, kidnapping incidents have touched Torex Gold Resources (TSX: TGX) and Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) in Mexico’s Guerrero state, and Pan African Minerals’ Tambao manganese mine in Burkina...

U.S. stocks end mixed, May 18-22

Source: Daily News | 2015-05-25
Wall Street closed mixed ahead of the Memorial Day holiday, as the Federal Reserve said it would likely raise interest rates this year, if the economy continued to improve. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 0.2% to 18,232.02, while the...

Sabina focuses on optionality at Back River project

Source: Daily News | 2015-05-21
A feasibility study for Sabina Gold & Silver’s (TSX: SBB) Back River gold project in Nunavut demonstrates the project is a large, low-cost producer, which could be scaled down to lower capital requirements.  

SolGold digs deep at Cascabel in Ecuador

Source: Daily News | 2015-05-20
Over the last three years, SolGold (LSE: SOLG) has earned an 85% stake in the Cascabel copper-gold-silver deposit in northern Ecuador, and the Brisbane-based company says it is on track to complete its first resource estimate on the early stage...

Midway runs into trouble at Pan mine

Source: Daily News | 2015-05-20
Midway Gold (TSX: MDW; NYSE-MKT: MDW) has hit a rough patch, less than two months after it initiated production at its Pan gold heap-leach mine in Nevada.

Red Chris delay sends Imperial back to the market

Source: Daily News | 2015-05-20
In danger of breaking a loan covenant because of a slow ramp-up at its Red Chris copper-gold mine, in northwestern British Columbia, Imperial Metals (TSX: III) is turning once again to its largest shareholders for financial help.

Hudbay hits commercial production at Constancia  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-20
Hudbay Minerals (TSX: HBM; NYSE: HBM) has stayed on course with its ambitious growth plans over the last five years, bringing online three new mines, with the latest being the large Constancia copper-molybdenum-gold-silver mine in Peru.