Volume 101 Number 2 Feb 23 - Mar 1, 2015

Facilities at Whitehaven Coal's Narrabri thermal coal mine in New South Wales, Australia. Credit: Whitehaven Coal

Contrarian investor Anglo Pacific picks up coal royalty

Anglo Pacific Group (TSX: APY; LSE: APF) is forking over US$60 million in cash and US$5 million in shares for a royalty on Whitehaven Coal’s (US-OTC: WHITF; ASX: WHC) Narrabri thermal coal mine in Australia at a time when the price of…

Inductee Peter Bradshaw accepts a plaque from Mining Matters president Patricia Dillon. Credit: Canadian Mining Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame welcomes four industry giants

The 27th annual induction ceremony of the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame held at the Fairmont Royal York hotel in mid-January featured three eminent and serially successful geologists from Western and Eastern Canada, plus one of the most astute…

S&P 500 closes at record high, Feb. 9-13

A ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists combined with a slight bump in oil prices, apparent progress on a debt deal with Greece and higher-than-expected 0.7% fourth-quarter growth in Germany combined to help push U.S….

A drill site at Teck Resources and Pilot Gold's Halilaga copper-gold project in northwestern Turkey.  Credit: Pilot Gold

Teck, Pilot think small to boost Halilaga economics

VANCOUVER — Partners Teck Resources (TSX.B: TCK; NYSE: TCK) and Pilot Gold (TSX: PLG; US-OTC: PLGTF) have taken a more modest approach to mine development in revising the 2012 preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for their Halilaga…

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