North American Palladium cuts 44 jobs at LDI mine

Source: Daily News | 2015-10-01
North American Palladium (TSX: PDL) will let go 44 workers at its Lac des Iles (LDI) palladium mine near Thunder Bay, Ont., due to weaker metal prices.

Oceanic Iron Ore gets interest from China's Sinohydro

Source: Daily News | 2015-10-01
Sinohydro, one of China’s oldest state-owned enterprises set up shortly after Chairman Mao Zedong’s Communist party swept to power in 1949, says it is “willing and ready” to become an equity shareholder in Oceanic Iron...

Election 2015: Liberals, Greens and NDP Q&A on mining in Canada

Source: Daily News | 2015-09-30
With Canadians looking ahead to a federal election on Oct. 19, The Northern Miner submitted mining-related questions to the leaders of the four major political parties running across Canada. The following are the answers from the Liberal Party...

US stocks end lower, Sept. 21-25 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-30
U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reiterated increasing interest rates later this year, if the labour market improves and inflation returns to 2%. The U.S. Commerce Department reported that the country’s gross domestic product (GDP)...

Balmoral offers a new way to play the Detour trend 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-30
VANCOUVER —  Any investor on the lookout for a junior explorer offering base and precious metal exposure via emerging in-situ metal resources and strategic land positions, might take a second glance at Balmoral Resources (TSX: BAR;...

TSX Venture drops, Sept. 21-25 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-30
The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index dropped 1.5%, or 8.41 points, before closing at 541.50 points. The Canadian dollar hit an 11-year low during the trading period at US$74.76, while oil and base metal futures also finished in the red....

Integra Gold issues million-dollar challenge 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-30
VANCOUVER — Integra Gold’s (TSXV: ICG; US-OTC: ICGQF) historical dataset for the former Sigma-Lamaque gold mines — in the town of Val-d’Or, Que. — has been cast open to the masses, and the rush is on for...

Mining sector forced to innovate  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-30
The mining sector is facing a Darwinian moment, delegates at the first annual Technology and Innovation in Mining conference in Toronto heard in September.

Editorial: World's biggest gold miners reap benefits of renewed discipline 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-30
Listening to the CEOs of the world’s largest gold miners at this year’s annual Denver Gold Forum in September, you couldn’t help but notice they all sang off the same songsheet, despite the challenges of their individual...

Stornoway's resource rises at Renard  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-30
Stornoway Diamond (TSX: SWY; US-OTC: SWYDF) is halfway through building its Renard diamond mine in Quebec — the first diamond mine in the province, and one of only two currently being built in Canada — but already the project is...