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Conico to acquire Longland Resources’ Greenland projects

The acquisition gives Conico exposure to a dominant license deemed…

New Century, Vale delay nickel mine deal

New Century now has until September to present a binding…

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Equity financings for gold companies hit four-year low

Halifax-based Metals Economics Group (MEG) published Thursday its Pipeline Activity Index (PAI), which shows equity financing conditions continue to take their toll, as gold companies were able to raise only $445 million through equity placements in May-June—the lowest two-month total since late 2008.

Wildcat strike hits Vale Canada nickel project

A wildcat strike by construction workers at Vale SA's Long Harbour nickel processing plant in Eastern Canada dragged into its fifth day on Monday, with hundreds of union members refusing to enter the job site in protest over wages.

How to get rich in outer space: a visual guide

Recent developments show that becoming rich by profiting of the minerals that asteroids, stars and unknown planets have to offer it is closer than ever. Before it is too late, check this infographic on how to profit in the new Space Age.

BHP considers withdrawal from aluminum and other non-essentials

BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP), the world's largest diversified miner, is considering a withdrawal from aluminum and nickel operations as part of a general retreat from non-profitable sides projects by key mining players, and the company has appointed advisors to look into the possible sale of these assets.

Mining companies committed to UN human rights principles: study

New research released Monday indicates that listed mining and resources companies across the world are keen to comply with the UN’s Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, which were officially adopted one year ago, but must keep up the momentum in order to maintain public confidence in their efforts.