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Agnico-Eagle in class-action crosshairs for $250m

London, Ontario-based Siskinds LLP has filed a proposed class action suit against TSX-listed Agnico-Eagle Mines seeking $250-million, alleging the company and certain senior officers failed to disclose information that led to the closure of its Goldex mine in Quebec.

Money returning for mining equity, bankers say

There's a new appetite for equity financing in the global mining sector, as investors tiptoe back into a market that has fretted about funding for the last six months. Boosted by firm metals prices and a less pessimistic outlook for a still-fragile global economy, many mining companies are again able to sell shares in secondary offerings or tempt investors with an initial public offering.

Slow start, but Canada diamond ice road operators not panicking

Above zero temperatures have set the 600-km ice road connecting diamond mines in Canada’s Northwest Territories with supplies slightly behind schedule since trucking began at the start of the month, but there is no reason to panic yet, the man in charge of the operation said on Tuesday.

S. Africa’s Zuma squashes mine nationalization talk

President Jacob Zuma squashed more than two years of talk on Friday about the nationalisation of South Africa's massive mining sector, saying state control or ownership of the mines in the world's biggest platinum producer could not work.