Volume 100 Number 45 Dec 22 - 28, 2014

Thompson Creek Metals' Endako molybdenum mine, 190 km west of Prince George, British Columbia. Credit: Thompson Creek Metals

Thompson Creek shutters Endako

VANCOUVER — Rough commodity markets are forcing miners to make tough decisions, and Colorado-based Thompson Creek Metals (TSX: TCM; NYSE: TC) is the most recent operator driven to place a struggling asset on temporary care and maintenance…

TSX continues decline, Dec. 8-12

Canada’s benchmark index fell during the trading week as investors fretted over plunging oil prices and weaker-than-expected economic data from China. The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost 742.65 points, or 5%, to end at 13,731.05. The…

TSX Venture hits new low, Dec. 8-12

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index finished in the red after losing 6.9%, or 48.21 points, en route to a 653.78-point weekly close. Energy stocks floundered during a freefall in crude oil prices, as the International Energy Agency slashed…

Cartoon by JK.

Editorial: More Tsilhqot’in fallout in BC

One recent resource development story in B.C. shows how the ground rules for project developers are changing forever in the province after the Supreme Court of Canada’s precedent-setting Tsilhqot’in decision in June and Imperial…

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