After a B.C. court rejected a bid by the miner to have Kun Huang’s allegations thrown out.
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Company said mining contractors were adding waste rock from development tunnels to ore trucks before they were weighed.
A strong run-up in Vancouver-based Silvercorp's stock came to a halt on Monday.
Canadian Silvercorp Metals (TSX: SVM-News)(NYSE: SVM-News), China’s biggest silver miner, said Monday that production at its flagship silver-lead-zinc Ying Mine will be interrupted for about five days as a result of power interruptions.
Silvercorp Metals along with the rest of the silver sector jumped on Thursday as the price of the precious metal recovered from year lows. Ahead of announcing annual financials results that showed record production of […]
Silvercorp Metals Inc. ("Silvercorp" or the "Company") (TSX:SVM)(NYSE:SVM) today released production guidance for fiscal year ending March 31, 2013.
Silvercorp reports revenue of $61.9 million and operating cash flow of $31.6 million in the 3rd quarter of fiscal 2012
Silvercorp Metals Inc. ("Silvercorp" or the "Company") (TSX:SVM)(NYSE:SVM) today reported its unaudited financial and operating results for the third quarter ended December 31, 2011 ("Q3 2012"). The following financial results are expressed in US dollars (US$) unless stated otherwise.
Silvercorp Metals Inc. ("Silvercorp" or the "Company") (TSX:SVM)(NYSE:SVM) is pleased to announce that it has received RMB 269 million cash dividend payment (equivalent to USD $43 million) from its 77.5% owned Chinese subsidiary, Henan Found Mining Co. Ltd. ("Henan Found"), in Henan Province, China. The cash dividend has been deposited at a bank in Canada.
Silvercorp Sues Jon R. Carnes, His EOS Holdings and Zane Heilig as "Alfred Little"/"IFRA" in Silvercorp Amended New York Lawsuit
Silvercorp Metals Inc. ("Silvercorp" or the "Company") (TSX:SVM)(NYSE:SVM) today filed an amended lawsuit in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York, adding EOS Holdings LLC., Jon Carnes, Zane Heilig, Andrew Wong and International Financial Research & Analysis Group ("IFRA"), as defendants. VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 9, 2012) - Silvercorp Metals Inc. ("Silvercorp" or the "Company") (TSX:SVM)(NYSE:SVM) today filed an amended lawsuit in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York, adding ...
Canadian Silvercorp Metals (TSX: SVM-News)(NYSE: SVM-News), China’s biggest silver miner that was accused this year of accounting and production fraud in anonymous letters to authorities, has retained independent consultants to confirm resource estimates at four of its properties.
Silvercorp Metals Inc.: Chinese law enforcement agents open criminal case to investigate creators of falsified reports
Silvercorp Metals Inc. ("Silvercorp" or the "Company") (TSX: SVM- News)(NYSE: SVM - News) has been advised that Chinese law enforcement agents have opened a criminal case to investigate and find the creators of false and fraudulent reports by anonymous parties such as IFRA, Alfred Little and others, attacking Silvercorp and its Chinese subsidiaries.
Emerging from a short and distort saga awash in cash, Silvercorp Metals on Monday announced the acquisition of SX Gold, a mining concern controlled by the Luoyang city government in northeastern China's Henan province for $22.7 million. Earlier this month the company, the largest silver miner in China, increased its quarterly dividend by 25% to 2.5 cents, after reporting a big jump in second-quarter profit and record cash flows. The stellar financial results came after a forensic accounting report showed no truth to allegations of $1 billion in accounting fraud at the company which was first alleged on September 2 by shortsellers that had built up a massive position in the stock.
Silvercorp Metals, China’s biggest silver miner, was changing hands for $9.72 in Toronto on heavy volumes shortly after the open Monday, up almost 19% after a report by the forensic accounting arm of KPMG showed no truth to allegations of $1 billion in accounting fraud at the company. Shareholders who held onto their Silvercorp stock during the rollercoaster ride that started on September 2 when the company had to go public with the accusations, believed to be the work of shortsellers that had built up a massive position in the stock, are now able to show a handsome profit for their loyalty. The company is suing two New York-based websites – Chinastockwatch.com and Alfredlittle.com – for spreading false information and is seeking punitive and compensatory damages.
Shareholders who held onto their Silvercorp Metals stock during the rollercoaster ride that started on September 2 when the company had to disclose fraud allegations and a massive short position in its stock, had something to show for their loyalty on Friday. Silvercorp, China's biggest silver miner, is now worth more than it was before the scam was exposed. You had to have nerves of steel though – volumes sky-rocketed, intra-day swings reached 22% and at one point shell-shocked owners were down a net 30%. And what is most remarkable: Silvercorp's gains are into the teeth of a silver price that has dropped 27% and a sector slaughtered along with it.
After a three-week hunt Canada's Silvercorp Metals on Friday found the alleged short-sellers behind an effort to drive down the company’s stock price. The company is suing two New York-based websites – Chinastockwatch.com and Alfredlittle.com – for spreading false information. While Silvercorp was trading down 1.4% in early afternoon trade losses among silver heavyweights were much deeper with bellwether Silver Wheaton skidding 11% as the precious metal plummeted 17.7% to barely above $30/oz. Silvercorp is up 0.6% over the last two trading days against the S&P TSX index which has bled 7%. It was the worst trading day for silver in decades.
Silvercorp Metals Inc. (SVM.TO), the China-focused miner battling short-seller allegations of impropriety, says it is teaming up with at least one other company being targeted to try to subpoena the anonymous investors behind the reports, according to the Globe and Mail.
Short-sellers increased their pressure on Silvercorp Metals Inc. (SVM-T). In a posting on alfredlittle.com, the short-sellers accused China-focused Silvercorp of inflating earnings, and offered more details on earlier allegations against the miner.
Silvercorp Metals Inc. says the anonymous fraud allegations that have hammered its share price are completely false, and the company is backing that view up by buying back its shares at low prices.
Silvercorp is facing fresh allegations of fraud from short sellers -- sending its shares sharply lower on Tuesday and Wednesday. But one analyst is standing by his belief in the company and maintaining an 'outperform' rating on the stock.
Shares in China-focused miner Silvercorp Metals slumped over 7% on Monday after British Columbia security regulators said they were joining the investigation into an anonymous letter accusing the company of a $1.3 billion fraud. Silvercorp was forced on Friday 2 September to make public the letter and at the same time disclosed that someone had built up a short position of 23 million shares – more than 13% of the number outstanding. The firm with projects in China and Canada plunged after the news broke and Monday's drop brings year to date losses close to 40% despite the firm's ongoing buyback programme.
A day after reports that the Canadian federal police have joined the investigation into who may be behind an anonymous letter alleging fraud at Silvercorp Metals from an apparent short seller, shares in the company were racing ahead 10% in brisk noon trade on Thursday. Silvercorp was forced last week Friday to make public the letter and at the same time disclosed that someone had built up a short position of 23 million shares – more than 13% of the number outstanding. The firm with projects in China and Canada plunged 10% after the news broke, but is now up a net 8.7%, helped along the way by an influential investment site that in rather dramatic fashion asks whether Silvercorp is the "perfect stock."
Bloomberg reports Silvercorp Metals was contacted by a Canada police unit called the Integrated Market Enforcement Team on Wednesday offering to help find the person behind an anonymous letter alleging a “potential $1.3 billion accounting fraud” at the company. Silvercorp Metals was forced on Friday to make public the letter, also sent to the Ontario Securities Commission, presumably from a shorter of the company's stock as it was also disclosed at the time that someone had built up a short position of some 23 million shares over the preceding two months. The firm with projects in China and Canada plunged 10% after the news broke, but has since regained much of the lost ground.
Mining Weekly reported that Silvercorp Metals, a Vancouver-based company with mines in China, as well as a silver project in BC, could see revenues approaching half a billion dollars if silver prices remain at current levels. Silvercorp currently operates four mines at its Ying camp, in China's Henan province, where the company produced 1.05-million ounces of silver in the three months ended March 31. It plans to ramp up production from the mine to 1 000 t/d by spring 2012, and to 2 000 t/d a year later.
Silvercorp reports record silver production of 5.3 million ounces, record net income of $68.8 million, up 79%, and record cash flows of $104.2 million, up 60% for fiscal year 2011
Silvercorp Metals reported in Q4 that net earnings were up 29% to $12.6 million, or $0.07 per share, compared to net earnings of $9.8 million, or $0.06 per share, in the same quarter last year. It also said that quarterly cash flows from operations up 44% to $34.3 million, or $0.20 per share, from $23.8 million in the same quarter last year. Production was 1.05 million ounces of silver in the quarter, resulting in a record annual production of 5.3 million ounces of silver and achieved the fifth consecutive year of production growth.
Silvercorp announced on Thursday that it received a positive preliminary assessment for its Silvertip silver-lead-zinc project in northern British Columbia. Silvercorp's stock was up 4% on the TSX on Friday. The report prepared by Golder Associates favoured a small mine and mill operating seasonally at 500 tonne per day or 72,000 tonne per year. "The initial capital cost of the project is estimated to be $US49 million with sustaining capital costs over the remaining mine life (21 years) estimated at $US54.2 million. The payback period is estimated at 4 years for the base case and 2 years for the upside case after reaching commercial production."