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.

Eldorado halts its Skouries project in Greece 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-01-20
Eldorado Gold (TSX: ELD; NYSE: EGO) is suspending construction at its Skouries gold-copper project due to a lack of government support, and says it will halt its Olympias underground mine if the Ministry of Energy and Environment doesn’t...

A sobering look at gold M&A since 2010 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-12-23
Raymond James analyst Phil Russo has reviewed 67 mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the gold space since 2010 to determine how many are viable producing, developing and streaming deals. He has found that 40% of transactions would not recoup...

Rio Tinto joins Reservoir at Timok complex in Serbia 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-25
For any junior to entice a major to earn into an exploration project is impressive. To repeat that success with a different major on a separate set of concessions, and at a dismal time in the markets, is striking. Reservoir Minerals (TSXV: RMC;...

Lydian streamlines Amulsar plans to ease capital burden 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-25
Lydian International (TSX: LYD; US-OTC: LYDIF) knows it has to adjust expectations at its wholly owned Amulsar gold project in south-central Armenia if it wants to secure development funding under current market conditions. To that end, the...

Supplier news: Finland approves construction of world's first nuclear waste repository 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-18
The Finnish government has granted the construction permit for nuclear waste specialist Posiva to build the world’s first final disposal facility for spent nuclear fuel.

Reservoir Minerals teams up with Rio Tinto

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-13
For a junior company to entice a major to earn-into an exploration project is impressive. To repeat that success with a different major on a separate set of concessions, and, at a dismal time in commodity markets, is nothing short of amazing....

Barrick, Agnico Eagle rise to the occasion 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-04
A slew of mining companies have recently rolled out their third-quarter financials, including Toronto-based gold miners Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) and Agnico Eagle Mines (TSX: AEM; NYSE: AEM). Both firms published better than expected...

Finland imports Canadian CSR expertise 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-04
A little over a decade ago, the Mining Association of Canada launched with little fanfare a unique stewardship program called the “Towards Sustainable Mining Initiative (TSM).” It was the only program that measured and reported on...

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.