South America

VRIC 2016: Junior uranium execs pitch rebound in uranium market

Source: Daily News | 2016-02-10
VANCOUVER — The CEOs of three North American uranium juniors took to the stage during an open-panel session at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference in January to discuss the broader uranium market and argue why it is due to...

Tahoe bids $945M for Lake Shore Gold

Source: Daily News | 2016-02-08
Tahoe Resources (TSX: THO; NYSE: TAHO) is set to buy Toronto-based junior producer Lake Shore Gold (TSX: LSG; NYSE-MKT: LSG) in a $945-million, all-share bid, with analysts on both sides of the deal approving.

South32 restructures, flags US$1.7 billion write-down

Source: Daily News | 2016-02-04
The world’s largest producer of manganese is taking a hatchet to supply in an effort to rebalance the market.

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.

Plateau Uranium making strides at Macusani 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-03
Five corporate transactions over eight years and a steady pace of consolidation and resource growth have laid the groundwork for an updated preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of the Macusani project in southern Peru that would place it in...

US stocks gain ground, Jan. 25-29 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-03
U.S. equities posted a second consecutive weekly gain, after a surprise move from the Bank of Japan to stimulate its economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 2.3% to 16,466.30, while the S&P 500 Index advanced 1.8% to 1,940.24. The...

U3O8 aims to help meet Argentina's uranium demand 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-03
VANCOUVER — It’s been a bumpy ride for foreign mining companies in Argentina over the past three years, but explorer U3O8 Corp. (TSX: UWE) saw  light at the end of the political tunnel in late October when the Andean...

Sandstorm picks up 56 royalties from Teck 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-01-27
VANCOUVER — Business has been booming for outfits in the precious metal-streaming and royalty game, with the latest deal seeing Sandstorm Gold (TSX: SSL) amass another 56 royalties from Teck Resources (TSX: TCK.B; NYSE: TCK).

The biggest gold losers in 2015  

Source: Print Archives | 2016-01-20
Last year was another tough year for gold companies, with the spot metal price sliding 10% to finish 2015 at US$1,061 per oz. While some miners thrived in the low gold price environment, others collapsed, with more than a few voluntarily...

Lundin, Ecuador gov't agree to advance Fruta del Norte 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-01-20
VANCOUVER — It has taken half a year of negotiations for Lundin Gold (TSX: LUG; US-OTC: FTMNF) to come to a financial agreement with the government of Ecuador to develop its flagship Fruta del Norte high-grade underground gold deposit, 80...