Industrial/Specialty Minerals

TSX ends up higher, Aug. 24-28

Source: Daily News | 2015-08-31
The Toronto Stock Exchange finished in positive territory as investors took in higher oil prices and news that the Chinese government cut interest rates again to bolster its slowing economy. The S&P/TSX Composite climbed for four...

Minera Alamos reimagines strategy at Los Verdes

Source: Daily News | 2015-08-26
VANCOUVER — Junior Minera Alamos (TSXV: MAI; US-OTC: VGMTF) is attracting renewed investor interest following a strategic shift at its wholly-owned Los Verdes copper-molydenum property 200 km due southeast of Hermosillo, Mexico. In...

Anglo Pacific CEO says company has 'turned the corner'

Source: Daily News | 2015-08-26
Royalty income in the first half of 2015 surpassed all of the royalty income earned last year, Anglo Pacific Group (TSX: APY; LSE: APF) reported today, and while the company still posted an after-tax loss for the six months ended June...

Ex-gold explorer dives into Select Sands  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-19
Select Sands’ (TSXV: SNS; OTC: CLICF) president and CEO Rasool Mohammad has chosen silica “frac” sand over gold, and hopes his bet will pay off with success at the junior’s frac sand Sandtown property in Arkansas, where...

Facts 'n' figures - Potash bid tops Q2 M&A activity: KPMG report 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-12
The following is an edited excerpt from KPMG’s Mining M&A Quarterly Newsletter. For more information and to see the full report visit

Equitas hunts next Voisey's Bay  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-05
Junior Equitas Resources (TSXV: EQT; US-OTC: EQTRF) has kicked off a second phase of exploration at its Garland nickel-copper-cobalt property in Newfoundland and Labrador, with the hope of discovering deeper Voisey’s Bay-style...

NioCorp CEO provides cash to company 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-22
For the second time in less than two months, Mark Smith of NioCorp Developments (TSX: NB; US-OTC: NIOBF) has dug into his own pockets for loans to the company he leads.

Stars to realign for Largo in Brazil  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-15
Largo Resources (TSXV: LGO; US-OTC: LGORF) is keeping its 2015 guidance at the Maracas Menchen vanadium mine in Bahia, Brazil, despite the slower-than-expected ramp up. 

Western Lithium, Lithium Americas eye strategic merger 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-15
VANCOUVER — On June 30, juniors Western Lithium (TSX: WLC; US-OTC: WLCDF) and Lithium Americas (TSX: LAC) announced a strategic business combination agreement the companies hope will create a “leading...

Tasman's Norra Karr on top of Europe's wish list 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-15
VANCOUVER — The global rare earth element supply crisis in 2010 served as a “wake-up call” to businesses and governments, and future supply “poses supply security concerns,” according to a recent study commissioned...