Volume 95 Number 47 - Jan 11 - Jan 17, 2010

Drilling at Canplats Resources' Camino Rojo gold-silver-lead-zinc project in Mexico. The project is currently at the centre of a bidding war.

Goldcorp Battles Penmont For Canplats

VANCOUVER– Goldcorp (G-T, GG-N) and Minera Penmont have proven themselves worthy adversaries in a bidding war for Canplats Resources (CPQ-V) and its gold-silver-lead-zinc project in Mexico: the origi…

Toronto Stock Exchange -Dec. 22-Jan. 4

The TSX Composite Index kicked off the New Year by keeping with the upwards momentum at the end of 2009. The benchmark rose 2.7% or 312.18 points, over the Dec. 22-Jan. 4 trading period to close at 11…

TSX Venture Exchange -Dec. 22-Jan. 4

The S&P-TSX Venture Composite Index enjoyed a happy holidays, gaining 115.76 points between Dec. 22 and Jan. 4 to close the first trading day of 2010 at 1543.93. Daily trading volumes were down, a…

U.S. Markets -Dec. 22-Jan. 4

The New Year got off to a good start when, on the first trading day of 2010, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 Index registered their highest closes in 15 months and the Nasdaq ende…

Drill core from Duluth Metals' Nokomis polymetallic deposit in Minnesota.

Duluth Metals Soars On Nokomis Resource

An expanded resource for the Nokomis polymetallic deposit in Minnesota “confirms” the deposit is “one of the largest valuable mineral assets in the world,” says Henry Sandri, president and chief execu…

Chinese Bid $679M For Corriente

VANCOUVER — After a year of negotiations, Corriente Resources (CTQ-T) has inked a deal to sell itself and its massive copper-gold projects in Ecuador to two Chinese companies for $679 million.

People (January 11, 2010)

Alcoa — Nicholas Ashooh appointed VP of corporate affairs, replacing John D. Bergen, who has been appointed VP of human resources.

First Quantum Picks Up Ravensthorpe From BHP

BHP Billiton (BHP-N, BLT-L) suspended operations at its Ravensthorpe nickel project in Western Australia in January after nickel prices plunged in late 2008 and it encountered a series of operating an…

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