Rio's McIntosh at Roundup 2015: 'Exploration is in this company's DNA'

Source: Daily News | 2015-01-27
VANCOUVER — There’s likely not an explorer with a bigger technical team or budget than Rio Tinto’s (NYSE: RIO; LON: RIO) Stephen McIntosh, who serves as the mega miner’s global head of exploration and has been with the...

Franco's Harquail at Roundup 2015: 'My belief in exploration has been shaken'

Source: Daily News | 2015-01-26
VANCOUVER — It's hard to find a better value-builder over the past decade than Franco-Nevada (TSX: FNV; NYSE: FNV), which essentially pioneered the royalty-stream finance model and has seen its share price rocket 362% over the past seven...

TSX Venture returns to positive territory, Jan. 19-23

Source: Daily News | 2015-01-26
VANCOUVER — The S&P TSX Venture Composite bounced back during the Jan. 19-23 trading period, as it gained around 1.6%, or 10.87 points, en route to a 678.18 point close. Miners benefitted from a rise in gold futures, while markets...

Fission team talks Triple R resource and next steps at PLS

Source: Daily News | 2015-01-26
VANCOUVER — It’s been an exciting journey for Fission Uranium (TSX: FCU; US-OTC: FCUUF) at its wholly-owned Patterson Lake South (PLS) discovery, which has effectively changed the way explorers look at Saskatchewan’s Athabasca...

Forum has high hopes for recently-acquired Fir Island

Source: Daily News | 2015-01-23
VANCOUVER — Forum Uranium (TSX: FDC; US-OTC: FDCFF) is coming off its tenth year as a prospect generator in Saskatchewan's prolific Athabasca Basin. Over that time the company has been able to leverage its technical expertise to generate...

Telfer dazzles at Mining Hall of Fame soirée

Source: Daily News | 2015-01-22
For those lucky enough to get a seat at this year’s sold-out Canadian Mining Hall of Fame dinner held in Toronto last week, inductee Ian Telfer did not disappoint. Within moments of taking the stage, the mining entrepreneur ripped up...

Kirwin collection arrives at the Royal Ontario Museum

Source: Daily News | 2015-01-22
It’s been six years since the first discussions about bringing geologist Douglas Kirwin’s renowned rock collection to the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), and after a $3.7-million fundraising effort the collection has finally arrived...

Capstone's 2015 outlook 'disappointing,' BMO says 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-01-21
VANCOUVER — On Jan. 20 copper producer Capstone Mining (TSX: CS; US-OTC: CSFFF) released its production and capital expenditure guidance for 2015, and the results don’t have analysts at BMO Capital Markets particularly enthusiastic....

Imperial Metals raises $50M 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-01-21
Imperial Metals (TSX: III; US-OTC: IPMLF) may be nursing a black eye from the August tailings dam failure at its Mount Polley mine in central B.C., but the company says it’s pleased with its cleanup efforts so far, and that it is also...

Goldcorp bids $526M for Probe Mines  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-01-21
Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) is acquiring gold junior Probe Mines (TSXV: PRB; US-OTC: PROBF) in a friendly all-share deal worth $526 million.