Ecuador makes push for mining investment at PDAC

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-03
Ecuador's new mines minister, Javier Cordova, has only officially been on the job for three weeks, but he knows that the country's infamous windfall profits tax is unpopular with miners.

PDAC 2015: The 'first green shoots have emerged' in mineral markets

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-02
With metal markets being the number one leading 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...

Great Panther to snatch Cangold for $1.7M

Source: Daily News | 2015-02-27
Mexican-focused producer Great Panther Silver (TSX: GPR) is buying Cangold (TSXV: CLD) primarily to get its paws on the Guadalupe de los Reyes (GDLR) gold-silver project in Sinaloa state, in an all-share deal worth $1.7 million.

Amarc's IKE project excites mine builder Robert Dickinson 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-25
When Canadian Mining Hall of Famer Robert Dickinson says he’s never been as enthusiastic about a project as he has been about Amarc Resources’ (TSXV: AHR; US-OTC: AXREF) porphyry copper-moly-silver IKE discovery in south-central...

Primero eyes more production, lower costs in 2015  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-25
Primero Mining (TSX: P; NYSE: PPP) forecasts better prospects in 2015 after a troublesome 2014, when it recorded an 89% drop in adjusted profit, despite meeting its full-year production guidance.

Mandalay shines in tough markets  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-25
It’s no surprise analysts have been praising Mandalay Resources (TSX: MND; US-OTC: MNDJF) for meeting its production guidance and paying dividends, which many competing juniors are struggling to do in the bleak commodity price environment.

Coeur takes US$1B writedown in 2014  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-25
Coeur Mining (TSX: CDM; NYSE: CDE), the largest U.S.-based silver producer, reported a wider net loss for 2014 as it took a US$1-billion after-tax writedown in the fourth quarter, following weaker silver and gold prices.

Kinross defers Tasiast mill expansion 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-25
Kinross Gold (TSX: K; NYSE: KGC) has put its US$1.6-billion Tasiast mill expansion project on hold to keep its balance sheet intact in the current low gold price environment, with at least one analyst thinking the firm is considering other...

U.S. equities gain, Feb. 16-20  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-25
U.S. stocks rose after the Greek government secured a four-month extension to its debt bailout package, pushing the S&P 500 Index up 0.7% to close at 2,110.30, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.6% to 18,140.44, its highest...

Southern Copper's 2014 profit hit by lower copper prices  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-18
Southern Copper (NYSE: SCCO), controlled by Grupo Mexico, reported weak fourth quarter and full year 2014 earnings, largely due to a 7% drop in copper prices since 2013.