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Barrick finds Saudi partner for stalled Jabal Sayid project 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-07-23
VANCOUVER — Saudi Arabian Mining Co. is buying a 50% stake in the Jabal Sayid copper project from Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) for US$210 million.

TSX gains despite geopolitical woes, July 14-18  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-07-23
The S&P/TSX Composite Index ended the week in positive territory, advancing 141.07 points to 15,266.57, as investors shrugged off war in the Middle East and Ukraine, and focused on corporate earnings. The S&P/TSX Capped Diversified...

Indonesia threatens Newmont's mining license

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-17
VANCOUVER – Indonesia is threatening to terminate the Batu Hijau mine contract if Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM) does not withdraw a legal challenge to the country's new export taxes.

Kaizen Discovery to meet Japanese demand for metals 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-07-09
After first listing in December, it’s no surprise that junior Kaizen Discovery (TSXV: KZD; US-OTC: CCNCF) has started out with a strong sense of purpose. After all, Kaizen means “continuous improvement” in Japanese.

TSX hits record high, June 16-20  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-06-25
Canada’s benchmark index gained for the third straight week. The S&P/TSX Composite Index climbed 107.36 points to finish the week at 15,108.97, before reaching an all-time closing high of 15,112.22 points a day earlier.

TSX surges, June 2-6  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-06-11
The Toronto stock market had a strong run during the trading week, with the S&P/TSX Composite Index gaining 234.74 points to 14,838.90, as investors digested the positive U.S. employment data while shrugging off the lacklustre Canadian jobs...

RTG Mining has big plans in the Philippines 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-05-28
The former management team of CGA Mining, which redeveloped and opened the Masbate gold mine in the Philippines and then merged last year with B2 Gold (TSX: BTO; NYSE-MKT: BTG) in a deal worth US$1.1 billion, is hoping to repeat some of that...

Centerra eyes lower costs going forward  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-05-21
Falling gold prices and rising costs combined to take a bite out of Centerra Gold’s (TSX: CG) bottom line, although not to the extent analysts had expected.

B2Gold shows operational savvy in Q1 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-05-21
First-quarter results for B2Gold  (TSX: BTO; NYSE-MKT: BTG) are in, and they show a company that is establishing itself as a bonafide mid-tier gold producer.

Metals Commentary: Indonesia export ban crimps China's bauxite supply: Wood Mackenzie 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-05-14
The following is an edited commentary by U.K.-based metals and energy analysts Wood Mackenzie.

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