Aur Resources Inc


Editorial: Credit Crunch Cramps Miners’ Style

Mining companies and investors spent much of the week ended Aug. 25, the 35th trading week of 2007, licking their wounds and laying low after the previous week’s bloodletting on the world markets, whi…



Editorial: Teck finesses another takeover

It was yet another period of intense merger and acquisition activity in the mining sector during the week ended July 7, the 27th trading week of 2007 and the beginning of the third quarter.




AUR RESOURCESThe Duck Pond polymetallic mine near Millertown, in central Newfoundland.

Aur officially opens Duck Pond

With concentrate production well under way, and an official opening ceremony under its belt, mid-tier copper miner Aur Resources (AUR-T, AURRF-O) is off to a good start at its new, wholly owned Duck P…



Editorial: AA+AL=Alcoan?

With U.S. aluminum giant Alcoa launching a hostile takeover bid for Alcan, Canada’s largest mining company, on May 7, it wasn’t hard coming up with the top mining story of the week ended May 12, the 1…


Paul Harris

Copper executives forecast another windfall year

Santiago, Chile — The average copper price is expected to average over US$3 a lb. in 2007 due to continued strong demand from China and Asia and the inability of producers to quickly increase supply,…


Brian Sylvester

PDAC sends Bill Dennis award to The Rock

Allan Keats was careful to thank those who matter most when he took the podium as a representative of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Keats-Stares clan, and winner of the Bill Dennis Prospector of the Yea…