It's time to buy mining stocks, says Ross Beaty

Source: Daily News | 2016-02-05
VANCOUVER — Mining financier and entrepreneur Ross Beaty told an audience at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference in late January that it’s a “phenomenal” time to buy resource stocks.

AME BC CEO talks hot-button industry issues for 2016

Source: Daily News | 2016-02-03
VANCOUVER — It is that time of year again. The Association for Mineral Exploration B.C.'s (AME BC) annual Mineral Exploration Roundup conference is in the rear-view mirror, and in just over four weeks the mining community will gather...

Potash faces 'significant headwinds' Macquarie says

Source: Daily News | 2016-02-03
Slow adjustments to potash supply will “prolong the pain of rebalancing,” while “power is shifting to the buyers,” Macquarie Research says.

Analysts give thumbs up to Detour's new mine plan 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-03
A revised life-of-mine (LOM) plan that incorporates an additional mine face, enhances flexibility and further de-risks Detour Gold’s (TSX: DGC) Detour Lake gold mine in northeastern Ontario has elicited a round of applause from analysts...

Forum CEO touts 'exciting' year on the Athabasca 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-03
VANCOUVER — It isn’t a particularly active year for the exploration community, but Forum Uranium (TSXV: FDC; US-OTC: FDCFF) is bucking the trend with a pair of drill programs it hopes will lead to another major discovery...

Premier Clark to BC miners: 'We're fighting for you' 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-03
VANCOUVER — British Columbia Premier Christy Clark spoke at the opening of this year’s Mineral Exploration Roundup convention, hosted by the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia, and told attendees the provincial...

US stocks gain ground, Jan. 25-29 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-03
U.S. equities posted a second consecutive weekly gain, after a surprise move from the Bank of Japan to stimulate its economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 2.3% to 16,466.30, while the S&P 500 Index advanced 1.8% to 1,940.24. The...

BC Minister Rustad encourages industry, First Nations to 'build relationships' 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-03
VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation John Rustad said at this year’s Mineral Exploration Roundup in Vancouver that the provincial government is working with First Nation...

TSX Venture bounces back, Jan. 25-29 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-03
The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index recovered from historic lows during the trading period, as it gained 3.3%, or 15.85 points, en route to a 499.52-point weekly close. Commodity futures were on the rise across the board, with markets also...

Aston Bay strikes exploration deal with BHP 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-03
BHP Billiton’s (NYSE: BHP) Canadian subsidiary has signed a letter of intent to fund exploration on Aston Bay Holdings’ (TSXV: BAY) Storm copper property, in Somerset Island, Nunavut.