Iron Ore

Oceanic's creative Sinohydro deal keeps Ungava project alive 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-10-07
Sinohydro, one of China’s oldest state-owned enterprises set up shortly after chairman Mao Zedong’s Communist party swept to power in 1949, says it is “willing and ready” to become an equity shareholder in Oceanic Iron...

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

Capstone gets positive EIA, mulls new plan at Santo Domingo 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-15
With iron ore prices down by 31% in the last year, Capstone Mining (TSX: CS) is contemplating a different development plan for its 70%-owned Santo Domingo copper-iron project in Chile.

Evrim sees opportunity amid struggling markets 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-10
VANCOUVER — For project generator Evrim Resources (TSXV: EVM; US-OTC: EMRRF) the ongoing down swing in commodity markets provides an opportunity to pick up previously unobtainable projects with promising exploration histories.

Lundin faces scrutiny in Chile  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-03
Less than a year after Lundin Mining (TSX: LUN) acquired an 80% stake in Freeport-McMoRan’s (NYSE: FCX) Candelaria copper mine in Chile in a deal worth $1.8 billion, a Chilean environmental regulator has filed charges against the...

China's Zijin Mining buys into Barrick, Ivanhoe assets  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-27
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...

Labrador Iron Ore Royalty could become takeover target  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-20
Osisko Gold Royalties (TSX: OR) has amassed a 9.8% stake in Labrador Iron Ore Royalty (TSX: LIF) since the beginning of the year, and of that, 7.2% was acquired in the first quarter, Osisko noted in its quarterly financial statements.

Tata Steel buys LIM's 49% stake in Howse deposit 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-08
Tata Steel Minerals Canada (TSMC) acquired a 51% stake in Labrador Iron Mines’ (TSX: LIM) Howse iron ore deposit in Labrador for $30-million cash in 2013.

Editorial: Quebec pushes forward with revived Plan Nord 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-08
More meat has been added to the bones of Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard’s revival of former Premier Jean Charest’s shelved Plan Nord to develop large infrastructure in Quebec’s resource-rich Far North.

Editorial: No end in sight for iron ore glut 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-11
Ten weeks into 2015, and many of the world’s iron ore miners are on edge as iron ore prices set new lows, and the finger-pointing begins as to who is contributing to the problems besetting the industry.