Buyer emerges for Coalspur Mine

Source: Daily News | 2015-02-26
When The Northern Miner visited Coalspur Mines' (TSX: CPT; ASX: CPL) Vista coal project on the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountains in late 2010, seaborne thermal coal prices were trading at about US$120 per tonne.

Chinese firm to buy partial stake in SouthGobi from Turquoise Hill

Source: Daily News | 2015-02-25
A privately held company in China called Novel Sunrise Investments will become the largest shareholder in SouthGobi Resources (TSX: SGQ; HK: 1878) after it acquires shares from Turquoise Hill Resources (TSX: TRQ; NYSE: TRQ; NASDAQ: TRQ), and...

Contrarian investor Anglo Pacific picks up coal royalty 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-18
Anglo Pacific Group (TSX: APY; LSE: APF) is forking over US$60 million in cash and US$5 million in shares for a royalty on Whitehaven Coal’s (US-OTC: WHITF; ASX: WHC) Narrabri thermal coal mine in Australia at a time when the price of...

TSX gains momentum, Feb. 9-13 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-18
The Toronto stock market gained on the back of positive economic growth in Europe and better-than-expected data from Canadian manufacturers. 

Eldorado falls on Greek opposition, weak outlook  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-11
Eldorado Gold (TSX: ELD; NYSE: EGO) shares have plunged after two events: Greece’s new left-wing government’s opposition to the company building a gold mine in the country, and a weaker-than-expected 2015 guidance. Eldorado recently...

Update: Mongolia convicts SouthGobi trio of tax evasion 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-04
Three former employees of SouthGobi Resources (TSX: SGQ) including a U.S. citizen are slated to spend the next five years behind bars after a Mongolian court found them guilty of tax evasion.

Mining industry revisits anti-corruption procedures 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-01-28
Mining companies should take note of Canada’s stricter penalties and more aggressive enforcement of anti-corruption laws and make sure their anti-bribery compliance procedures are up to speed, lawyers, forensic accountants and mining...

B2Gold eyes 35% production growth in 2015  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-01-28
B2Gold (TSX: BTO; NYSE-MKT: BTG) expects another record production year in 2015, building upon the solid output it had in 2014.

Commentary - CPM Group: China key to moly market 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-01-28
The following is a summary of the newly released Molybdenum Market Outlook from New York-based research firm CPM Group. The full study offers in-depth analysis of global molybdenum supply, demand and price trends, including projections for the...

Facts 'n' Figures: China closes its wallet in Canada 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-01-14
One factor that helped the global mining industry weather the 2008–09 recession better than many other heavy industries was China’s rising presence in metals and minerals markets, both as a ravenous consumer of raw materials and a...