TSX surges, Dec. 15-19

Source: Daily News | 2014-12-22
A rebound in oil prices and news the U.S. Federal Reserve will take a patient approach to hiking interest rates, helped Canada’s benchmark index achieve its best weekly gain in three years. The S&P/TSX Composite Index soared 736.21...

Coeur pays US$161 million for Paramount's San Miguel

Source: Daily News | 2014-12-18
VANCOUVER — According to Coeur Mining (NYSE: CDE) president and CEO Mitchell Krebs, the company's friendly take-over of junior Paramount Gold and Silver (TSX: PZG; NYSE-MKT: PZG) is one of the most "logical and strategic acquisitions"...

Aurcana improves operations at La Negra 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-17
VANCOUVER — It’s all about boosting near-term liquidity for silver producer Aurcana (TSXV: AUN; US-OTC: AUNFF) as it grapples with a high debt load and falling metal prices. On Dec. 1 the company released its...

Yamana recruits former Augusta execs to head Brio Gold 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-17
Looking to wring more value out of its non-core assets in Brazil, Yamana Gold (TSX: YRI; NYSE: AUY) is creating a 100%-owned subsidiary named Brio Gold.

TSX continues decline, Dec. 8-12  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-17
Canada’s benchmark index fell during the trading week as investors fretted over plunging oil prices and weaker-than-expected economic data from China. The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost 742.65 points, or 5%, to end at 13,731.05. The...

New technologies push industrial silver consumption 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-10
The following is an edited executive summary from Glistening Particles of Industrial Silver, a report prepared for the Silver Institute by CRU Consulting. To view the full report, visit

Chesapeake a good target for Goldcorp: Hallgarten's Ecclestone 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-10
When Christopher Ecclestone says Chesapeake Gold (TSX: CKG; US-OTC: CHPGF) “looks like the turkey all dressed up for Thanksgiving,” readers of his latest research note might want to take his description with a pinch of salt.

West Kirkland brings new life to Hasbrouck, Three Hills 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-10
TONOPAH, NEVADA — There’s a wealth of history in the ground at West Kirkland Mining’s (TSXV: WKM; US-OTC: WKLDF) recently acquired Hasbrouck and Three Hills gold properties in Esmeralda county, Nev., but new ideas are what the...

Trevali finds more mineralization at Stratmat 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-03
Trevali Mining (TSX: TV; US-OTC: TREVF) has found a mineralized body outside of the 2009 resource at its Stratmat zinc-lead-silver-copper-gold project in New Brunswick.

Lundin hits commercial production at Eagle  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-03
Lundin Mining (TSX: LUN; US-OTC: LUNMF) now has another commercial mine in its growing roster of operations.