TSX falls, Sept. 21-25 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-30
Anxiety about global growth soured investor appetite for risk, with data showing Chinese factory activity shrank to a six-and-a-half-year low in September, while U.S. manufacturing growth in the same month stayed at a two-year low. 

Sherritt scraps dividend, moves to protect liquidity 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-23
David Pathe, president and CEO of Sherritt International (TSX: S), did not mince words when he said the company needed to take action to protect its balance sheet so that it could withstand lower commodity prices, with “more than 60% of...

Noront CEO outlines big plans for Ring of Fire  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-16
VANCOUVER — Noront Resources (TSXV: NOT; US-OTC: NOSOF) has emerged as a leader across the Ring of Fire region in the James Bay Lowlands of Northern Ontario, and it has a long-term plan in the works that it hopes will establish a...

Wallbridge lures Lonmin to Parkin project 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-16
South Africa-based Lonmin (LSE: LMI), one of the world’s largest primary producers of platinum group metals (PGMs), has signed an option agreement to earn a 50% initial interest in Wallbridge Mining’s (TSX: WM) four Parkin...

Vale green-lights underground mine at Voisey's Bay 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-19
The natural resources industry of Newfoundland and Labrador — beaten down as it is by the steep decline in iron ore and oil prices — has received a most welcome board-level confirmation from Vale that it will indeed pursue...

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...

TSX inches up, June 22-26 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-01
Canada’s benchmark index added 1% to finish at 14,808.09, despite concerns rising over the Greek debt crisis. The S&P/TSX Capped Diversified Metals & Mining Index, however, slipped 0.8% to 695.56. The S&P/TSX Global Gold Index...

Royal Nickel receives main environmental permit for Dumont  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-01
Royal Nickel (TSX: RNX; US-OTC: RNKLF) says it will build what will be one of the largest nickel sulphide mines in the world at its Dumont project early next year, after securing a key environmental permit from the Quebec government.

Analysts weigh in on BHP spinoff South32 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-03
In April BMO Capital Markets initiated coverage of BHP Billiton (LSE: BLT) spin-off South32, (LSE: S32; US-OTCBB: SOUHY)commenting that the shares of the newly created mining company “represent a more compelling investment than BHP...