Canadian Mining Journal


Franco-Nevada Corporation


  • News

    SolGold kicks off drilling at Porvenir

    September 17, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    SolGold has started drilling at its Porvenir copper-gold project in southern Ecuador after receiving all scout drilling regulatory approvals. The project is located about 100 km north of the Peruvian border in Zamora Chinchipe province, and is situated within the Jurassic

  • SolGold receives US$100M injection from Franco-Nevada

    September 15, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Ecuador-focused miner SolGold (TSX: SOLG; LSE: SOLG) said today that it had received $100 million from streaming company Franco-Nevada (TSX: FNV; NYSE: FNV), which it will use to progress its Alpala copper-gold project through to final feasibility and a development decision. The funding is

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    Canadian research program seeks to transform our understanding of how orebodies form

    August 4, 2020 by Carl Williams

    Mining is a wealth-creation industry that produces the metals and minerals essential to every sector of our economy. For instance, in 2018, Canada produced over 60 minerals and metals from almost 200 mines and 6,500 sand, gravel, and stone quarries

  • Canada’s top 10 royalty and streaming companies

    June 30, 2020 by Northern Miner Staff

    The Northern Miner presents the top-10, Canadian-headquartered royalty and streaming companies by market capitalization, as of mid-June 2020. 1. Franco-Nevada Market capitalization: US$26.4 billion Franco-Nevada (TSX: FNV; NYSE: FNV) continues to hold its position as the number one royalty and streaming

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    The Northern Miner Podcast – episode 190: Pierre Lassonde signs off as chair of Franco-Nevada

    June 10, 2020 by Northern Miner Staff

    This week features Pierre Lassonde’s final shareholder meeting as chair of Franco-Nevada, which took place on May 6, 2020. Lassonde discusses the founding of the company, the dramatic appreciation of the stock price since the IPO, and answers questions from shareholders.

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    MINING PEOPLE: Lucara, McEwen Mining, OceanaGold, Orla, Osisko, SRG

    April 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    David Guerrero has been selected as the Argentine country manager for Alpha Lithium; Brad Nichol is now the company’s CEO and president. Darryl Jones has resigned as president and CEO but will remain on the company’s board. Karim Nasr is

  • GOLD: Franco-Nevada posts record results

    March 10, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Royalty and streaming company Franco-Nevada just had its best year ever, reporting revenue of US$844.1 million on the sale of 516,438 gold-equivalent oz. Net income for the year was US$344.1 million or $1.83 per share. The final quarter

  • AWARD: MMSA awards gold medal to Pierre Lassonde

    February 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DENVER, Colo. – The Mining and Metallurgical Society of America has chosen to award its 2019 gold medal to Pierre Lassonde, chairman of Toronto-based Franco-Nevada Mining. Lassonde is recognized for his leadership as a mining executive for a major mining

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    Franco-Nevada teams with oil firm Continental Resources to buy mineral rights

    August 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Franco-Nevada (TSX: FNV; NYSE: FNV) and Continental Resources (NYSE: CLR) have struck a strategic relationship to jointly buy mineral rights in the Scoop and Stack oil & gas plays in Oklahoma. Franco-Nevada says it will contribute about US$220 million for the acquisition of

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    MINING PEOPLE: New Gold, Banro, Franco-Nevada, and SSR Mining

    May 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    New Gold of Toronto has named Raymond Threlkeld as its new president and CEO. He has been a member of the board since 2009 and was New Gold’s COO from December 2016 to September 2017. Threlkeld succeeds Hannes Portman who

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    COPPER-GOLD: Franco-Nevada acquires additional Cobre Panama stream for $178 million

    January 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – Toronto-based Franco-Nevada Corp. has agreed to acquire an additional precious metals stream from Korea Resources, holder of a 10% interest in the Cobre Panama copper-gold project in this country. Franco-Nevada will pay US$178 million for the additional ounces.

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    BIGGEST: MINING.com lists 50 largest miners by capitalization

    April 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Thanks to the diligent work of MINING.com and IntelligenceMine, we now have a list of the world’s largest mining companies by capitalization (reported in U.S. dollars). “At the end of the first quarter this year the top 50