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Gold shines on long-term dollar weakness

Investors in gold stocks have taken profits in one of the best years for investing in the precious metal in more than a decade.The high price of gold has been linked to the tensions with Iraq, but thi…



Kinross axes 75 jobs at Lupin

Kinross Gold says it will lay off 75 workers at the Lupin gold mine, 80 km south of the Arctic Circle in Nunavut.The miner posted a US$13.3-million loss in the recent quarter and says the layoffs woul…


Newmont predicts brighter future for gold

A year after it became the world’s largest gold miner as a result of merging with Normandy Mining and Franco-Nevada Mining, Newmont Mining (NEM-T) remains as bullish as ever about the yellow metal.Spe…


TVX, Echo Bay give nod to Kinross merger

TVX Gold (TVX-T) shareholders have approved a proposed 3-way merger with Kinross Gold (K-T) and Echo Bay Mines (ECO-T).Kinross recently announced a 3-old-for-1-new-share consolidation, and T…


Russian subsidiary powers High River

High River Gold Mines’ (HRG-T) attributable gold production grew by more than 43,000 oz. in 2002, thanks to an increased stake in its Russian subsidiary, Buryatzoloto.High River boosted its position i…


Kinross jumps to senior ranks as gold soars

Although it came as no surprise, Kinross Gold made headlines over the Jan. 28-Feb. 4 report period by concluding its long-awaited 3-way merger with TVX Gold and Echo Bay Mines to become Canada’…


TVX, Kinross hampered by legal disputes

Only days before shareholders were scheduled to vote on a proposed 3-way merger, two of the companies involved, TVX Gold (TVX-T) and Kinross Gold (K-T), were facing legal disputes.TVX announced that a…


Golds rebound, base metals sink with broad market

The S&P-TSX composite index traded in a narrow range over the Jan. 15-21 report period, closing down 70.58 points at 6,740.40.The golds fared better, rising 5.7 points to 193.40. The sub-group got a p…


Greek gov’t suspends work at TVX’s Stratoni

Mining has been suspended again in parts of TVX Gold’s (TVX-T) Stratoni silver-lead-zinc operation, 65 km east of the Greek port of Thessaloniki.The Greek Ministry of Development told the company the …


Golds retrench but base metals higher

The Toronto Stock Exchange was only fractionally higher through the trading period Jan. 8-14, with the composite index up 8.2 points, or 0.1% of value, at 6,810.98. Most of the market sectors moved si…


2002 marked by further consolidation

It did not feel as momentous as 2000 or 2001, when we saw the creation of several global mining giants, but 2002 was full of smaller-sized mergers, particularly in the precious metals sector.Among the…