First Majestic pursues SilverCrest in $154M deal

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-28
First Majestic Silver (TSX: FR; NYSE:AG) is buying SilverCrest Mines (TSX: SVL) in a largely all-share $154 million deal to bulk up its treasury and asset base.

Royal Road driven by results at Gomec in Turkey

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-27
VANCOUVER — It’s been almost a decade since Tim Coughlin, a co-founder of Lydian International, was part of the team that stumbled across the multi-million oz. Amulsar gold deposit in southern Armenia. Now, as president and CEO of...

Batero Gold targets CB Gold in friendly deal

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-27
Less than a month after rejecting a hostile takeover offer from Red Eagle Mining (TSXV: RD; US-OTC: RDEMF), CB Gold’s (TSXV: CBJ) board of directors is recommending to shareholders that they accept a takeover offer from Batero Gold Corp....

Brazil Resources to buy Whistler project in Alaska

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-22
In a letter to shareholders earlier this year, Amir Adnani, chairman of Brazil Resources (TSXV: BRI; US-OTC: BRIZF), stated that the company’s strategy since its initial public offering in 2011 had been “to take advantage of the...

Defiance Silver hits high grades at San Acacio  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-22
Defiance Silver (TSXV: DEF; US-OTC: DNCVF) is having drilling success at its past-producing San Acacio silver mine in Zacatecas, Mexico.

New Gold inks Rainy River deal with Royal Gold

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-21
VANCOUVER — Canadian producer New Gold (TSX: NGD; NYSE-MKT: NGD) appears to have closed off a prospective funding gap at its Rainy River development project — located 65 km northwest of Fort Frances, Ont. — following a...

Calibre Mining makes progress in Nicaragua

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-20
For a junior exploration company with shares trading at just 12¢, Calibre Mining (TSXV: CXB; US-OTC: CXBMF) is making pretty decent headway at its projects in Nicaragua.

Site visit: Taranis hopes to take Thor to the Max 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-15
REVELSTOKE, B.C. — Taranis Resources (TSXV: TRO; US-OTC: TNREF) is eyeing an option to buy 65% of FortyTwo Metals, a subsidiary of Roca Mines, in a move to secure the Max mill facility, 60 km southeast of Revelstoke, B.C. 

Silver Wheaton circles the wagons against CRA challenge 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-15
VANCOUVER — The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has taken the first shot in what is likely to become a protracted legal battle with streaming outfit Silver Wheaton (TSX: SLW; NYSE: SLW), and the results could affect the...

TSX drops, July 6-10 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-15
Canada’s benchmark index tumbled 1.9% to 14,411.07 after a weak jobs report, the continuing debt crisis in Greece and a slump in China’s stock market. The S&P/TSX Capped Diversified Metals & Mining Index fell 5.5% to 630.99,...