Niocan Inc


TSX climbs but fundamentals still look shaky

A positive turn in Europe’s debt crisis helped to bolster global markets for the June 20-24 period and the TSX Composite Index was no exception. The Index climbed 120 points to finish at 12,908.89 points. But the new wasn’t all good as falling…


Tough times for TSX

It was rough ride for investors over the May 2-6 period as the TSX Composite Index fell 383 points to finish up at 13,601.49. The drop was severe enough, and accompanied by enough volume, to ignite worries that a significant correction to the…


Exploring at Augyva Mining Resources' Duncan Lake iron ore project in the James Bay region of Quebec. Photo by Augyva Mining Resources

Augyva eyes iron in Quebec’s James Bay region

Iron ore mining and exploration in Quebec is focused in the northeast, but Georges-Yvan Gagnon, CEO of Augyva Mining Resources (AUV-V), is convinced there is great potential farther west in the province, specifically at the Duncan Lake project…


Profit-taking drops TSX

Profit-taking in the resource sector pushed the S&P/TSX Composite Index 125.19 points lower to 10,525.49 during the Aug. 16-22 report period. The gold index retreated 6.29 points, or 3%, to 202.23…


Base metal miners shine

While gold producers enjoyed the limelight in early December, it was the base metal miners that powered forward during the 4-day period ended Dec. 22 as the S&P/TSX Metals and Mining index rocketed 12…


Niocan soars on Oka approval

Shares in Montreal-based Niocan (NIO-T) jumped 25, or around 42%, to 85 in early afternoon trading in Toronto on June 18, after the Administrative Tribunal of Quebec approved the company’s Oka niobi…


Niocan expands niobium portfolio

Montreal-based Niocan (NIO-T) has struck a deal to acquire a second niobium property in the James Bay Lowlands from three vendors.Under the deal, Niocan would issue 2 million shares and 600,000 share …


Masuparia cuts high grade at Greywacke

Vancouver — Junior Masuparia Gold (MPG-V) continues to intersect high-grade gold at its Greywacke project, 90 km northeast of La Ronge, Sask. The company is testing the continuity between gold interc…


High River ups Buryat holding

High River Gold Mines (HRG-T) has bought a further 10% shareholding in Buryatzoloto, the Russian company that operates the Zun-Holba and Irokinda mines in the Buryat region in eastern Russia.The value…


Niocan raises funds

Junior Niocan (NIO-T) is raising a minimum of $1.3 million via a private placement, with proceeds earmarked for work at the Oka niobium project, west of Montreal, Que.Privately held investment company…


Correction (January 08, 2001)

In a Dec. 4-10, 2000, article about Mazarin’s (MAZ-T) proposed purchases of Teck’s (TEK-T) half-interest in the Niobec mine and the major’s option to acquire a 25% interest in Niocan’s (NIO-T)…