Osisko Mining Corporation

An aerial view of Osisko's Canadian Malartic mine. Credit: Osisko Mining

Goldcorp offers $2.6B in cash and shares for Osisko

Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) is launching a hostile $2.6-billion takeover bid for Osisko Mining (TSX: OSK; US-OTC: OSKFF) to acquire the smaller rival’s Canadian Malartic gold mine in Quebec, with many analysts arguing the…

Mining trucks at Osisko's Canadian Malartic gold mine in Quebec's Abitibi region. Credit: Osisko Mining

Editorial: Takeover bids, real and imagined

It’s been a tough couple of years for the gold-mining industry, so some much-needed comic relief came along at just the right time in mid-January in the form of a purported unsolicited, all-cash, $7.50-per-share bid for U.S. gold miner…

Probe Mines CEO David Palmer (far right) leads a tour of the Borden gold project in northern Ontario. Source: Probe Mines

Probing Chapleau for more than just timber

CHAPLEAU, ONT. — Play the game of word association with anyone who has heard of the small town of Chapleau, located west of Timmins in northern Ontario, and lumber, wildlife and railcars are bound to come up.

Osisko sheds light on mystery Mexican project

VANCOUVER — Last October, Osisko Mining (TSX: OSK) made a rather odd announcement. The Montreal-based, Eastern Canada-focused gold miner reported it had staked just shy of 10,000 sq. km in Mexico, but wouldn’t be telling anyone the…

Facilities from the historic Beattie gold mine rise above the trees at Clifton Star Resources' Duparquet gold project in Quebec. Source: Clifton Star

Clifton keeps advancing Duparquet

Clifton Star Resources (CFO-V) is getting busy at its Duparquet gold property in northwestern Quebec, with plans to table a resource update by July, followed by a prefeasibility study in early 2014.

Old files at the past-producing Horne polymetallic mine. Source: Falco Pacific Resource Group

Falco finds gold in Horne’s old data

Falco Pacific Resource Group (FPC-V) secured the jewel of Canada’s mining history just as markets tightened. But rather than let the conditions get it down, the company wound up proving that necessity is indeed the mother of invention…

‘It pays to be prudent,’ miners say

Endeavour Silver Corp. (EDR-T, EXK-N) and Osisko Mining (OSK-T) became the latest companies to unveil cost-cutting measures this week—and both on the same day—as volatile markets and precious metal prices continue to bite into the…

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