Platinum Group Metals

Stillwater retrenches in hopes of PGM recovery 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-26
VANCOUVER — Denver-based Stillwater Mining (TSX: SCW.U; NYSE: SWC) has made tough decisions in response to falling platinum group metal (PGM) prices, including layoffs and a focus on cost control that will hopefully better...

Friedland: Mining companies 'priced for Armageddon' 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-19
VANCOUVER — Vanguard executive chairman of Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN; US-OTC: IVPAF) Robert Friedland took to the stage at the Sprott Natural Resource Symposium in Vancouver in late July, and delivered a talk about why he believes copper...

Editorial: Lonmin condemned in Marikana commission findings 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-01
The long-awaited report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the Marikana mine massacre in Marikana, South Africa, has been released, and there’s plenty of finger pointing to go around.

UBC's MDRU celebrates 25th anniversary  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-22
VANCOUVER — The Mineral Deposit Research Unit (MDRU) at the University of British Columbia (UBC) held its 25th anniversary celebration in early April at the Vancouver Convention Centre, where Peter Bradshaw, cofounder and Canadian Mining...

Collapsing under debt, NA Palladium seeks a buyer 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-22
North American Palladium (TSX: PDL; US-OTC: PALDF) is facing the consequences of a potential loan default, which could transfer 98% of the company and ownership of the Lac des Îles (LDI) palladium mine, near Thunder Bay, Ont., to its...

TSX retreats, April 13-17 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-22
Canada’s benchmark index fell on renewed concern over Greece’s debt and China’s new trading regulations. The S&P/TSX Composite Index slipped 28 points, or 0.2%, to 15,360.55, while the S&P/TSX Capped Diversified Metals...

'Gold not losing its shine yet,'Barclays says 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-01
The era of double-digit growth in demand for metals is over, as China’s economy moves from investments in fixed asset growth and industries that are metal-intensive towards domestic consumption and the service sector, Barclays Bank states...

Royal Nickel could be takeover target, analyst says 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-11
Royal Nickel (TSX: RNX; US-OTC: RNKLF) is an attractive takeover candidate, mining analyst Nik Rasskazovskiy of independent investment dealer Salman Partners contends in a recent research note.

North American Palladium tables 'low-cost, low-risk' expansion plan for LDI 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-04
VANCOUVER — North American Palladium (TSX: PDL; NYSE-MKT: PAL) is planning to take its Lac des Îles (LDI) platinum group metals (PGM) mine back to its roots with a recent preliminary economic assessment (PEA) that would see the...

PDAC 2015: The 'first green shoots have emerged' 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-04
With metal markets being the number-one indicator for the health of the global mineral exploration industry, a great way to kick off the technical program of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada convention in Toronto is to...