Teck ups bid for Inco

The widely anticipated bidding war for Inco (N-T, N-N) has begun, with Teck Cominco (TCK.B-T, TCK-N) boosting the cash portion of its bid just four days after the nickel miner failed in its attempt to…

Richview gets Thierry results (August 07, 2006)

Early stage metallurgical testing on samples from the Thierry copper-nickel deposit near Pickle Lake, Ont., have shown successful concentration in a conventional bulk flotation system….

Falconbridge sticks with Inco

Canada’s long-running takeover soap opera seems to be finally drawing to an end, and it looks like the Swiss-born interloper will succeed in spoiling the nuptials with shares in Falconbridge (FAL-T, F…

Brian Sylvester

The First Nickel breakup

A month after hostilities broke out, the dust has finally settled in the boardroom of Sudbury, Ont.-focused junior First Nickel (FNI-T), leaving a few members on the outside looking in, including form…

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