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Capstone returns to profitability

Capstone Mining made a dramatic move into the black last year, earning a US$72.6 million profit compared to a loss of $18.3 million in 2009. Revenues grew from $250 million in 2009 to $310 million last year. The Vancouver-based company had US$192.4 million in the bank at the end of the year, up from $118.4 million the year previously.

Northern Tiger closes $4.7 million private placement for Yukon exploration

Northern Tiger Resources Inc. (TSX-V:NTR) has closed a brokered private placement of 8.622 million flow-through common share at a price of $0.55 per share for proceeds of $4.742 million. The private placement was initially announced on February 14, 2011 and contemplated raising gross proceeds up to $3 million.

Eurasian Minerals Completes $3M Tranche of CAD$17.875M Private Placement

Eurasian Minerals Inc. (TSX-V: EMX) announced the completion of the second tranche of its CAD $17.875 million private placement by the sale of 921,000 units for proceeds of CAD $2,993,250. Each unit, priced at CAD $3.25, consisted of one common share and one-half of one common share purchase warrant. Each full warrant entitles the warrant holder to purchase one additional common share of EMX until March 14, 2013 at a purchase price of CAD $4.00.

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‘Significant risk’ associated with Equinox offer, Inmet says

Inmet Mining is holding firm on the proposed friendly merger with Lundin Mining, saying there are significant risks associated with the hostile Equinox offer for Lundin announced last week. Inmet continues to believe the proposed merger of equals between Inmet and Lundin to create Symterra provides superior benefits to shareholders of both Inmet and Lundin without the risks associated with the Equinox offer, Inmet stated on Thursday.

OZ Minerals buys big copper-gold find in Prominent Hill region

The spectacular Carapateena discovery that Canadian Teck Resources had seen as its big foreign play until the global financial crisis, is now passing into the hands of OZ Minerals Ltd (ASX: OZL). OZ Minerals said this week it had paid $US240 million for the project, making an immediate deposit of $US10 M.