First Majestic deepens Mexican roots with new listing

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-27
After founding First Quantum Minerals (TSX: FM; LSE: FQM) in 1992 and putting together the early team that was responsible for the company’s first acquisitions in Africa, Keith Neumeyer felt it was time to move on.  

Price tag for Duluth's Twin Metals nears US$3B  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-27
The release of a prefeasibility study estimating that its Twin Metals copper-nickel-platinum group metals joint-venture project would cost US$2.8 billion to build sent Duluth Metals (TSX: DM; USOTC: DULMF) shares tumbling by more than 25%.

US stocks advance, Aug. 18-22  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-27
U.S. equities had a strong run during the Aug. 18–22 week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 338 points to 17,001.22. The S&P 500 Index rose 33 points to 1,988.40, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 74 points to...

Paramount outlines quick path to production at San Miguel

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-26
VANCOUVER — Paramount Gold & Silver's (TSX: PZG; NYSE-MKT: PZG) new strategy at its wholly-owned San Miguel gold-silver project — located in the prolific Palmarejo district of northern Mexico — is all about...

Almaden keeps the drills turning in Mexico

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-26
Almaden Minerals (TSX: AMM; NYSE-MKT: AAU) recently found new volcanic hosted mineralization beside its Ixtaca gold-silver deposit on its 100%-owned Tuligtic project, adding to the drilling success it has had over the years in eastern Mexico,...

Argonaut Gold expands oxide resource at San Agustin

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-22
Argonaut Gold (TSX: AR) has doubled the oxide resource at its San Agustin gold-silver project in Mexico, a project that has the potential to become the junior producer's third heap-leach operation in the country.

Endeavour Silver's cost cutting boosts balance sheet 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-20
VANCOUVER — Glancing at Endeavour Silver’s (TSX: EDR; NYSE: EXK) production and earnings numbers for the second quarter, it doesn’t appear a lot has changed over the past year.

Tax dispute adds doubt to Oyu Tolgoi's UG expansion  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-20
Turquoise Hill Resources’ (TSX: TRQ; NYSE: TRQ) second-quarter results were overshadowed by a tax dispute with the Mongolian government, among other concerns, relating to its Oyu Tolgoi gold–copper mine in the country’s South...

BHP plans spinoff to focus on 'four pillars' 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-20
With a spinoff of its aluminum, manganese, nickel, silver and some of its non-core coal assets, BHP Billiton (LSE: BLT; ASX: BHP; NYSE: BHP) is  driving to simplify its portfolio.

Silver Wheaton CEO: we're 'busy pursuing acquisitions'

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-14
VANCOUVER — Since pioneering the stream financing model nearly a decade ago, Randy Smallwood and his team at Silver Wheaton (TSX: SLW; NYSE: SLW) have turned it into a multi-billion dollar business. It's been around two years since...