Canada

Editorial: Making the case for subsidizing Arctic work

Source: Daily News | 2015-05-28
Five industry groups focused on mining and mineral exploration in northern Canada have produced a timely report that quantifies the extra costs of carrying out work in Canada’s remote Arctic and sub-Arctic areas, and makes recommendations...

China's CNNC eyes Canadian uranium projects

Source: Daily News | 2015-05-27
Recent news reports indicate China is becoming more active on the uranium front, with a state-owned nuclear giant eyeing international uranium projects following its acquisition of a share in French nuclear firm Areva.

Letter to the editor: Fond memories 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-27
As a long-term subscriber, I congratulate your firm on 100 years of excellence in global mine reporting.

Red Chris delay sends Imperial back to the market 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-27
In danger of breaking a loan covenant because of a slow ramp-up at its Red Chris copper-gold mine in northwestern B.C., Imperial Metals (TSX: III; US-OTC: IPMLF) is turning once again to its largest shareholders for financial help.

Sabina focuses on optionality at Back River  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-27
A feasibility study for Sabina Gold & Silver’s (TSX: SBB; US-OTC: SGSVF) Back River gold project in Nunavut shows the project could be a large, low-cost producer that could be scaled down in order to lower capital requirements.

Franco-Nevada sees opportunities amidst oil and gas slump 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-27
VANCOUVER — Royalty and streaming outfit Franco-Nevada (TSX: FNV; NYSE: FNV) is a money-maker, and it has seen big success through gold and platinum group metal investments.

TSX Venture closes above 700, May 19-22 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-27
The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index registered gains during the shortened period, as it jumped 1.2%, or 8.17 points, before finishing at 703.48 points.

Hudbay hits commercial production at Constancia  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-20
Hudbay Minerals (TSX: HBM; NYSE: HBM) has stayed on course with its ambitious growth plans over the last five years, bringing online three new mines, with the latest being the large Constancia copper-molybdenum-gold-silver mine in Peru.

TSX Venture edges up, May 11-15 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-20
The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index eked out a 4.16-point gain over the trading session to close at 695.31. The index has been stuck at late-2008 levels of 700 points and below since November.

Suppliers news: Fasken Martineau named mining law firm of the year  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-20
Fasken Martineau has earned this year’s Global Mining Law Firm of the Year Award by law firm researcher Who’s Who Legal. The honour represents the seventh time the firm has gotten the distinction in the area of mining.

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