Analysts weigh in on South32

Source: Daily News | 2015-05-27
Last week, BMO Capital Markets initiated coverage of BHP Billiton (LSE: BLT) spin-off South32 (LSE: S32), commenting that in its view, the shares of the newly created mining company “represent a more compelling investment than BHP...

U.S. stocks end mixed, May 18-22

Source: Daily News | 2015-05-25
Wall Street closed mixed ahead of the Memorial Day holiday, as the Federal Reserve said it would likely raise interest rates this year, if the economy continued to improve. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 0.2% to 18,232.02, while the...

SolGold digs deep at Cascabel in Ecuador

Source: Daily News | 2015-05-20
Over the last three years, SolGold (LSE: SOLG) has earned an 85% stake in the Cascabel copper-gold-silver deposit in northern Ecuador, and the Brisbane-based company says it is on track to complete its first resource estimate on the early stage...

Golden Arrow forges ahead with feasibility at Chinchillas  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-20
VANCOUVER — It’s tough times for junior exploration, but Golden Arrow Resources (TSXV: GRG: US-OTC: GARWF) has persevered at its flagship Chinchillas silver-lead-zinc property, 280 km from San Salvador de Jujuy, Argentina. With...

TSX ends in the red, May 11-15 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-20
Canada’s main stock index retreated during the trading week. The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell 0.4% to 15,108.12. The S&P/TSX Capped Diversified Metals & Mining Index dropped 1.4% to 794.05, and the S&P/TSX Global Gold...

NovaCopper buying Sunward to advance Alaska project 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-13
NovaCopper (TSX: NCQ; NYSE-MKT: NCQ) is acquiring Sunward Resources (TSX: SWD; US-OTC: SNWRF) for the cash it has in its vault — not just its gold project in Colombia.

TSX slides, May 4-8  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-13
Poor jobs data and a decline in energy stocks after the New Democratic Party majority win in Alberta sent the S&P/TSX Composite Index down 1.1% to 15,170.02. The S&P/TSX Capped Diversified Metals & Mining Index fell 2.8% to 805.08,...

Tahoe CEO talks post-merger growth strategy 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-13
VANCOUVER — It’s been just over a month since Tahoe Resources (TSX: THO; NYSE: TAHO) merged with Rio Alto Mining to create a leading mid-tier precious metals producer, but the new management team hasn’t wasted any time turning...

MAG Silver, Fresnillo strengthen Juanicipio's potential 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-13
VANCOUVER — MAG Silver (TSX: MAG; NYSE-MKT: MVG) and 56% joint-venture partner Fresnillo (LSE: FRES; US-OTC: FNLPF), have intersected wide intervals of high-grade silver mineralization beneath the existing resource at their Juanicipio...

Endeavour Silver back in black in Q1  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-13
Endeavour Silver (TSX: EDR; NYSE: EXK) has swung back into profit after a disappointing fourth quarter, due to lower costs at all three of its silver-gold underground mines in Mexico.