M&A, Financing and Restructuring

Strong greenback hurts US producers

Source: Daily News | 2016-02-11
Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp.’s (US-OTC: NORN) Chapter 11 filing this week underscores the challenges facing the industry south of the border.

Secova looks to repeat exploration success in Quebec

Source: Daily News | 2016-02-10
VANCOUVER — Chairman and CEO Bradley Kitchen and his team at Secova Metals (TSXV: SEK; US-OTC: SEKZF) are hoping that a return to a familiar jurisdiction can lead to a new exploration success story. The company is gearing up to start...

Royal Nickel to become a cash-generating producer  

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-10
Royal Nickel Corp. (TSX: RNX), also known as RNC, is taking advantage of the low commodity prices to transform into a multi-asset producer of nickel, gold and copper.

Tahoe bids $945M for Lake Shore Gold  

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-10
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.

AME BC's Dirom concerned about health of junior markets 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-10
VANCOUVER — The Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia’s (AME BC) annual Mineral Exploration Roundup conference is in the rear-view mirror, and in  four weeks the mining community will gather in Toronto for the...

Arizona Mining shows upside at Taylor

Source: Daily News | 2016-02-05
VANCOUVER — When it comes to opportunities in the junior space that tick the prerequisite boxes for mineral development, there aren't many that can match Arizona Mining (TSX: AZ) and its emerging Taylor zinc-lead-silver deposit...

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...

Bennett supports power cost deferral for BC miners 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-03
VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s Minister of Energy & Mines Bill Bennett said during a press conference on Jan. 26 at this year’s Mineral Exploration Roundup convention that miners in the province can expect a decision...

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).

Editorial: Does mining have an ROI problem? 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-01-27
In mid-January, The Northern Miner was once again privileged to host the latest in our popular series of Roundtable discussions featuring a who’s who of mining leaders in Canada. Held in downtown Toronto and sponsored by accounting...