Sherritt surges as Obama ends U.S. isolation of Cuba

Source: Daily News | 2014-12-17
U.S. President Barack Obama's call for a "new approach" in Washington's relationship with Cuba, including the establishment of diplomatic relations and an easing of economic and travel restrictions, lifted the shares of Sherritt International...

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...

Private equity fund invests in IMX's Ntaka Hill nickel project

Source: Daily News | 2014-12-16
Private equity deals have been fewer this year than many in the mining sector had hoped, given the declining fortunes of hundreds of cash-strapped mining companies. So when a deal is made, it tends to get noticed.

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.

BHP spinoff South32 to launch in mid-2015

Source: Daily News | 2014-12-09
BHP Billiton’s (LSE: BLT; ASX: BHP; JSE: BIL) new spinoff company will be named South32, a nod to the location of its assets in the Southern Hemisphere and its two regional centres in Australia and South Africa.

Lundin hits commercial production at Eagle  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-03
Lundin Mining (TSX: LUN; US-OTC: LUNMF) now has another commercial mine in its growing roster of operations.

Wood Mac sees stronger prices for copper, nickel, zinc 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-03
Falling energy and metal prices are leaving many investors in the mining space anxious about what lies in store next year. Julian Kettle, head of metals and mining research at Wood Mackenzie in London, recently took time to speak to The...

Scotiabank's Patricia Mohr looks ahead to 2015 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-03
Patricia Mohr, vice-president of economics and commodity market specialist at Scotiabank in Toronto, will release her metal price forecasts for 2015 in her annual year-end report at the end of December. But she agreed to share some of her...

TSX continues winning streak, Nov. 3-7 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-11-12
The S&P/TSX Composite Index gained for the fourth straight week, up 77.51 points to close at 14,690.83. Gold and diversified miners both added 10 points, with the S&P/TSX Global Gold Index ending at 144.86 and the S&P/TSX Capped...

NRC program aims to realize 'full potential' of Canada's Arctic 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-11-05
VANCOUVER — Natural resource development in Canada can come with unique challenges owing to isolated locales and frigid weather. But the federal government is hoping it can make life a bit easier for miners and other parties involved...