Great Panther to snatch Cangold for $1.7M

Source: Daily News | 2015-02-27
Mexican-focused producer Great Panther Silver (TSX: GPR) is buying Cangold (TSXV: CLD) primarily to get its paws on the Guadalupe de los Reyes (GDLR) gold-silver project in Sinaloa state, in an all-share deal worth $1.7 million.

Bulk sample results boost diamond junior North Arrow

Source: Daily News | 2015-02-27
The initial results of a bulk sample from North Arrow Minerals’ (NAR:TSXV) Q1-4 kimberlite, at the Qilalugaq project in Nunavut, show that the yellow diamonds that were recovered in earlier-stage sampling persist into larger diamond sizes...

Buyer emerges for Coalspur Mine

Source: Daily News | 2015-02-26
When The Northern Miner visited Coalspur Mines' (TSX: CPT; ASX: CPL) Vista coal project on the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountains in late 2010, seaborne thermal coal prices were trading at about US$120 per tonne.

Commerce remains optimistic about finding project partners

Source: Daily News | 2015-02-25
Commerce Resources (TSXV: CCE) is aiming to complete prefeasibility studies for the Ashram rare earth element deposit on its Eldor project in Quebec, and the Upper Fir tantalum-niobium deposit on its Blue River project in British Columbia.

Amarc's IKE project excites mine builder Robert Dickinson 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-25
When Canadian Mining Hall of Famer Robert Dickinson says he’s never been as enthusiastic about a project as he has been about Amarc Resources’ (TSXV: AHR; US-OTC: AXREF) porphyry copper-moly-silver IKE discovery in south-central...

TSX Venture takes a step back, Feb. 17-20 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-25
The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index lost ground during the shortened trading period, as it dropped 1.57 points before finishing at 694.94 points. Commodity futures were down across the board, with resource and industrial groups trending...

Commentary: Labrador Trough rail needs a rethink 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-25
During its successful 2014 election campaign, Quebec’s Liberal Party vowed to revive Plan Nord — a cherished blueprint for opening up the province’s vast northern mineral wealth for development. Brainchild of former Liberal...

Sandstorm to scoop up Gold Royalties in $5.7M all-share deal 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-25
VANCOUVER — Streaming and royalty outfit Sandstorm Gold (TSX: SSL; NYSE-MKT: SAND) has been on a bit of a dealmaking tear to start the year. The company locked down 10 new royalty agreements in West Africa and Nevada, and on Feb. 18 it...

Hudbay looks forward to big returns on investment in 2015 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-25
VANCOUVER — According to Hudbay Minerals (TSX: HBM; NYSE: HBM) president and CEO David Garofalo the past year marked a “turning point” for the company that will see roughly five years of expansion and capital investment...

Integra highlights Lamaque's exploration upside 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-25
VANCOUVER — The recent buzz around junior Integra Gold (TSXV: ICG; US-OTC: ICGQF) has mostly involved its production prospects after a mill-and-plant purchase at its Lamaque gold property in the heart of the Val-d’Or gold camp in...