Canadian Junior

Stans mining licence rightfully acquired — Kyrgyz Supreme Court

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 18, 2014
Withdrawal of Stans licence is illegal — Kyrgyz Supreme Court

Stans acquired a 20-year mining license for the past-producing Kutessay II rare earth mine in December 2009, but a local company had claimed being the rightful owner of such permit.

Canadian miners performance down 15% in Q3 on falling metal prices

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 13, 2014
Canadian miners performance down 15% in Q3 on falling metal prices

Decline was in line with S&P/TSX Composite index, which also plummeted 15% during the quarter.

Canadian mergers picking up: New Gold buys Bayfield

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 10, 2014
Canadian mergers picking up: New Gold buys Bayfield

Transaction is worth around $15 million.

First ruby and pink sapphire mine coming soon to Greenland

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 31, 2014
First ruby and pink sapphire mine coming soon to Greenland

True North Gems expects to start production towards the end of winter of 2015.

Tango Gold acquires mining and related assets in South Africa

Marketwired | October 1, 2014

The Canadian junior has entered into an arms-length definitive acquisition agreement with private South African companies.

Canadian miners performance beats global indexes in Q2

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 12, 2014
Canadian miners performance beats global indexes in Q2

Index gained 9% from April to June, outperforming the S&P/TSX Composite index, which gained 6%, and the London Metal Exchange index, which gained 7% in the same period.

US Midwest poised for a copper and iron ore mining rebirth

Cecilia Jamasmie | June 15, 2014
US Midwest poised for a copper and iron ore mining rebirth

There are at least six mines proposed or already started in the area comprised by Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Pilot Gold to acquire Cadillac Mining

PR Newswire | June 13, 2014
Pilot Gold to acquire Cadillac Mining

Pillot Gold is snapping up junior Cadillac Mining, which owns the early stage Goldstrike project in Western Utah, in an all-share deal valued at nearly 20 cents per share.

Canadian mining equities improve in Q1, but companies remain cautious

Julienne Bay | May 6, 2014
Source: Wikicommons

The majors continue to focus on rigorous cost control measures and disciplined M&A activities and juniors still seek the right opportunities.

Rare mineral project in Nebraska to bring 'huge economic opportunities'

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 5, 2014
Rare Earth project in Nebraska to bring 'huge economic opportunities'

NioCorp Developments' El Creek niobium mine could become the first such a mine in the US, which currently imports 100% of its needs for the metal.

Canada’s Ontario to invest up to $1bn in Ring of Fire

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 28, 2014
Canada’s Ontario to invest up to Cdn$1bn in Ring of Fire

The province is asking the Federal government to match the funds.

Desperate Canadian juniors turn to medical pot industry to raise funds

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 28, 2014
Desperate Canadian juniors turn to medical pot industry to raise funds

In the last two months at least a dozen juniors have announced they are considering growing cannabis.

Juniors see Australia’s new tax incentive as a lifesaver

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 19, 2014
Juniors see Australia’s new tax incentive as a lifesaver

Currently 19% of Aussie geoscientists are unemployed, compared with fewer than 2% three years ago.

Canada, Australia, the US topped list of countries with most significant drill results in 2013

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 20, 2014
Canada, Australia, the US topped list of countries with most significant drill results in 2013

More than 55% of last year's exploration projects were located in these countries.

Canadian juniors regain allure: GoGold floats offer for B.C. firm

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 3, 2014
Canadian juniors regain allure: GoGold floats offer for B.C. firm

Halifax-based gold miner it plans to make an $11-million bid for Vancouver junior.

Canadian miners among the most hurt in 2013

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 27, 2013
Canadian miners among the most hurt in 2013

New mining listings in the Toronto Stock Exchange and its junior counterpart, the TSX-V, continue to dive.

Today’s Sweet Spot

PricewaterhouseCooper’s annual look at the state of the top 100 on the Toronto Stock Exchange Venture (TSX.V) paints a dismal picture.

Mining sector welcomes Canada's shift to 'dollar diplomacy'

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 27, 2013
Mining sector welcomes Canada's shift to 'dollar diplomacy'

By 2018, Canada's government wants small and medium-sized enterprises presence in emerging markets to have grown from 29% to 50%.

Global exploration budgets down 29% in 2013

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 27, 2013
Global exploration budgets down 29% in 2013

Canada accounted for just over 13% of the total, the smallest share in 14 years. The DRC made it to the top 10 mining destinations for the first time.

Canadian miners improve performance, but far from being out of the woods

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 7, 2013
Canadian miners improve performance, but far from being out of the woods

Overall, their performance has fallen 50% in the past 12 months.

Junior washout hasn't materialized, but number of delistings is growing

Ana Komnenic | November 4, 2013
Canadian juniors delisting

PwC report shows not many juniors delisted in year ending June, but since then?

Canadian juniors more resilient than many expected: report

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 4, 2013
Canadian juniors more resilient than many expected: report

Only 31 juniors listed on the TSX-V were delisted in the 12 months ending June 30.

Another Canadian miner fights over rights in Kyrgyzstan

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 31, 2013
Another Canadian miner fights over rights in Kyrgyzstan

Stans Energy is seeking close to US$118 million in compensation for losses and damage through an international arbitration action launched Thursday.

Most of the 800 junior miners listed on the ASX are worthless— Rick Rule

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 29, 2013
Rick Rule: You survived the pain, why not hang around for the gain

Rule’s words echo several recent reports that paint a grim outlook for juniors everywhere.

In search of behemoth porphyries in British Columbia’s Golden Triangle

Doug Hadfield | October 24, 2013
British Columbia doubling coal export capacity

Right about the time I was busy being born back in July 1970, a mining company called Great Plains Development Company of Canada was in the process of drilling two exploratory holes into its “Chris” claims, in northern British Columbia.

Global exploration budget to fall 29% by end of the year

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 24, 2013
Report: Worst is surely over for explorers

Despite this year's financial woes, companies continued exploring in as many as 127 countries, especially on high- or medium-risk jurisdictions.

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