First Quantum plans US$1.25 billion equity raise

Source: Daily News | 2015-05-21
First Quantum Minerals (TSX: FM) is chasing financial flexibility with plans to raise US$1.25 billion through a public offering of its common shares, and could see as much as US$1.44 billion pour into its coffers, if an overallotment option is...

Around the world 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-01
Alto Ventures In April, Alto Ventures (TSXV: ATV) reported that 12 of 37 till samples taken at its West Fisher claims, 12 km northwest of North Arrow Minerals' Pikoo project in Saskatchewan, contained chromium-rich chromite grains. A...

New Armenian legislation is a plus for Lydian 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-22
Lydian International (TSX: LYD; US-OTC: LYDIF) says new mine ramp gradients will help it save up to $100 million in operating costs, and trim total cash costs to US$600 per oz. from US$642 per oz. at its Amulsar gold project in southern Armenia.

Orex welcomes Agnico to Barsele in Sweden 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-08
VANCOUVER — Orex Minerals (TSXV: REX; US-OTC: ORXIF) has struck a letter of intent (LOI) with Agnico Eagle Mines (TSX: AEM; NYSE: AEM) on the junior’s Barsele gold and base-metal property in Sweden’s prolific Skelleftea mining...

Almonty voices interest in Ormonde 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-25
Almonty Industries (TSXV: ALL), a Toronto-headquartered company that describes itself as a specialist in acquiring distressed and underperforming tungsten assets, is turning its sights on Dublin-based Ormonde Mining (LSE: ORM).

Mick Davis' X2poised for launch after US$5.6B raise 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-11
VANCOUVER — A dearth in the availability of traditional equity financing has led to the rise of specialist, mining-related investment funds, and another major player is taking the field. In early March, new private mining venture X2...

North American Nickel gears up for work at Maniitsoq 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-25
VANCOUVER — North American Nickel (TSX-V: NAN; US-OTC: WSCRF) is making headway advancing its Maniitsoq nickel-copper-cobalt-platinum group metals property on the coast of southwestern Greenland, 85 km north of the capital Nuuk.

Suppliers news 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-25
Hazen Research buys neighbour Huffman Laboratories

Mandalay shines in tough markets  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-25
It’s no surprise analysts have been praising Mandalay Resources (TSX: MND; US-OTC: MNDJF) for meeting its production guidance and paying dividends, which many competing juniors are struggling to do in the bleak commodity price environment.

Eldorado falls on Greek opposition, weak outlook  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-11
Eldorado Gold (TSX: ELD; NYSE: EGO) shares have plunged after two events: Greece’s new left-wing government’s opposition to the company building a gold mine in the country, and a weaker-than-expected 2015 guidance. Eldorado recently...