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  • Feature

    With a brighter end to 2016, 2017 is full of potential

    April 1, 2017 by Michelle Grant

    How miners can prepare for a predicted uptick in M&A activity this year.

  • Barrick, Goldcorp end 2016 on a high note

    February 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) and Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) – Canada’s top gold companies by market cap – recently released their fourth quarter and full-year 2016 results. Here are the highlights: Barrick reported better than expected fourth quarter and full

  • RATING: Cordoba Minerals tops OTCQX Best 50

    February 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW YORK – OTC Markets Group, operator of the OTCQX, OTCQB and Pink financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced the 2017 OTCQX Best 50, a ranking of top performing OTCQX companies in 2017. The #1 ranked

  • Japanese utility TEPCO terminates contract, Cameco to pursue legal rights

    February 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In a hastily convened conference call this morning, CEO Tim Gitzel of Cameco Corporation (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) vowed he would “vigorously pursue remedies to recover value for our shareholders and other stakeholders” after Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) confirmed it is terminating a 2009

  • Editorial: Resource regulators under Trump

    February 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Amidst the flurry of executive orders signed by U.S. President Donald J. Trump – starting four hours after his inauguration on Jan. 20 – were several that benefited the resource sector, and there are likely a few more business-friendly changes

  • DRONES: Pros from 54 countries showcase UAV market growth

    January 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LAS VEGAS – When InterDrone™ – the International Drone Conference & Exposition – was  held last September, it drew 3,518 attendees from 54 different countries on six continents. The event featured 155 exhibitors and sponsors in more than 230 booths.

  • GOLD: Barrick launches share ownership for employees

    January 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Last November, Barrick Gold Corp. launched a global employee share plan, with the aim of making every employee an owner of the company. More than 10,000 workers are receiving an initial grant of 25 common shares that they

  • PASSING: Walter Sellick dead at 98

    January 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Founder of Sellick Equipment, Walter Sellick of Harrow, ON, passed away on Jan. 10, 2017. He was 98. Walter is survived by sons Howard and David, daughter Heather, and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Born in 1918, Walter was raised

  • Seventeen of top 100 CEO salaries in 2015 were in the mining industry

    January 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    A study on executive compensation by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says the 100 highest paid CEOs working at companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange in 2015 earned the average annual Canadian wage before noon on Jan. 3,

  • COMMODITIES: Scotiabank sees strong finish to 2016

    December 20, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Scotiabank is putting the “happy” in the holidays with it upbeat look at commodity prices in 2016. Its Commodity Price Index is likely to finish the year up 25% overall and positive performance in all sub-indices. The metals

  • TOP 20: Mining Journal names mining’s most influential people

    December 19, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, UK – The Mining Journal has named the 20 most influential people in the mining industry, a task that is never easy. Evidently there was considerable disagreement among the staffers in the office. Topping the list is Xi Jinping,

  • AWARD: Teranga named PDAC environmental and social responsibility winner

    December 8, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Teranga Gold Corp. has been notified that it is the winner of the 2017 Environmental and Social Responsibility Award from the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada. The award will be made at the gala during next  year’s