Australia, NZ & South Pacific

Gold stocks that soared in 2015's H1 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-22
Several gold producers have registered strong share price gains during the first half of 2015, despite price pressure on the yellow metal. The spot gold price dipped 0.7% from last year’s close to end June 30 at US$1,174 per oz. It has...

Kaizen to buy Pinaya in Peru 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-08
Kaizen Discovery

Strike freezes production at Mandalay's Cerro Bayo mine  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-01
Mandalay Resources (TSX: MND) has suspended operations at its Cerro Bayo silver-gold mine in southern Chile, after unionized workers went on strike. 

TSX inches up, June 22-26 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-01
Canada’s benchmark index added 1% to finish at 14,808.09, despite concerns rising over the Greek debt crisis. The S&P/TSX Capped Diversified Metals & Mining Index, however, slipped 0.8% to 695.56. The S&P/TSX Global Gold Index...

Paladin Energy wins right to own Canadian uranium mine 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-24
In a historic decision, the Canadian government has approved Australia’s Paladin Energy (TSX: PDN) as the majority owner of a uranium mine in Newfoundland and Labrador.

OceanaGold fires on all cylinders 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-10
There aren’t many companies in the mining sector these days that can pay off large chunks of debt from operating cash flow and embark on sizable acquisitions at the same time. But OceanaGold (TSX: OGC) is one of them.

Shining a spotlight on women in mining 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-10
As a lawyer with over 20 years of experience in corporate law and as general counsel for an investment firm, Lisa Davis was used to working with more men than women. But it wasn’t until five years ago when she joined PearTree Securities...

EduMine's Simon Houlding wins Vale medal  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-03
Growing up in Zimbabwe after World War II, completing an engineering degree at the University of Witswatersrand in Johannesburg, and working at Jones & Wagener, a specialist firm of consulting engineers and scientists based in South Africa,...

Analysts weigh in on BHP spinoff South32 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-03
In April BMO Capital Markets initiated coverage of BHP Billiton (LSE: BLT) spin-off South32, (LSE: S32; US-OTCBB: SOUHY)commenting that the shares of the newly created mining company “represent a more compelling investment than BHP...

China's Zijin Mining buys into Barrick, Ivanhoe assets  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-27
Just a week after Vale (NYSE: VALE) unveiled a memorandum of understanding with one of China’s largest commercial banks for financing arrangements worth up to US$4 billion, Zijin Mining Group of southern Fujian province has agreed to...

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