Newfoundland Mining News

Canadian Gov’t loans $2M to Newfoundland copper-gold mine

Funding will help English junior miner Rambler to increase production at its flagship mine, Ming, located in the Baie Verte Peninsula.

Coal slump hits Teck’s profit, output forecast

The Vancouver-based miner profit fell 21% in the quarter, making it adjust its 2015 coal production forecast to 25-26 million tonnes from 26.5-27.5 million tonnes.

Chile may revoke Teck’s copper mine permit over environmental breaches

Teck is facing sanctions over infractions that include openings in the deposit where the ore is stored and a failure to build sufficient water infrastructure.

Australia’s Paladin Energy gets historic ok to run uranium mine in Canada

Until now Canadian companies needed to have at least 51% stake in any uranium project.

No recession for Alberta, just ‘zero growth’ as oil price nosedives

According to TD's latest report, real GDP growth in Alberta will inch forward by only 0.5% this year before speeding up to 1.8% in 2016.

Vale confirms plans to sell stake in $35 billion base metals unit

Chief Financial Officer Luciano Siani confirmed Tuesday the company's plans to sell a minority stake in its metals-producing unit.

Red Moon Potash starts drilling at Captain Cook Salt/Potash deposit in Western Newfoundland

The drilling program at the miner's Captain Cook salt/potash deposit in Western Newfoundland will consist of two holes.

Massive oil find off Canada’s Newfoundland could yield up to 600m barrels

While production is not expected until after 2020, the finding was welcomed in a province that leans heavily on offshore earnings.

Big holes found in Canada’s oil spill plans

Report shows Canadian taxpayers could be on the hook for a massive environmental cleanup bill in the event of an offshore oil leak.

Canadian Zinc reports financial results for second quarter 2012

For the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2012, the company reported a comprehensive loss of $11,955,000, compared to a comprehensive loss of $24,551,000 for the same periods respectively ending June 30, 2011.

Soldi Ventures Inc. Receives Results from Metallic Gold Assays at the Golden Bullet Project, Newfoundland

Soldi Ventures Inc. (Soldi) (TSX VENTURE:SOV) is pleased to provide the metallic assay results from the first of the re-assayed holes from the winter 2011 drilling program on its Golden Bullet project in central Newfoundland. VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 9, 2012) - Soldi Ventures Inc. (Soldi) (TSX VENTURE:SOV) is pleased to provide the metallic assay results from the first of the re-assayed holes from the winter 2011 drilling program on its G...

Marathon Gold finds high-grade ore in Newfoundland

Reuters reported that Marathon Gold?s (TSX:MOZ) shares rose following the announcement of a gold discovery in Newfoundland. As quoted in the market news: Shares of the Toronto-based company were trading up 24 cents at C$1.34 on the Toronto Stock Exchange.