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    GOLD: BHP increases stake in SolGold

    November 25, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ECUADOR – BHP Billiton is spending US$22 million to boost its stake in Australian junior SolGold to 14.7% from 11.1%, making it one of the two largest shareholders in the Ecuador-focused company. Newcrest Mining owns about 14.8%. BHP is acquiring 77 million shares

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    GOLD: Coeur Mining invests in Integra Resources

    November 19, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    VANCOUVER – Coeur Mining is investing $6.6 million to acquire 5.76 million common shares of Integra Resources at $1.15 per share. The private placement includes an agreement that will give Coeur participation rights to maintain its pro rata share ownership interest for two

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    Changes in financial markets trouble mining industry

    November 13, 2019 by Jeffrey Christian

    Analysts at CPM have studied the precious metals and commodities markets – including investment trends in mining equities – since the 1970s. This long and intimate involvement gives us insight into the transformations that clearly now are wracking the buy

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    LITHIUM: China’s Yibin Tianyi takes strategic investment in AVZ Minerals

    November 12, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – China’s Yibin Tianyi is taking a 12% stake in Australia’s AVZ Minerals for A$14.1 million (US$9.6 million). The Perth-based mining company says it will use the funds to increase its ownership by 5% to 65% in the Manono lithium

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    GOLD: Eric Sprott invests $15M in Gran Colombia

    October 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Gran Colombia Gold says Eric Sprott will invest $15 million in the company that has two producing mines in Colombia. The company will issue approximately 3.3 million units at a price of $4.60 per unit. The price represents

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    GOLD: Newmont ups Sirios stake to 19.9%

    October 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Newmont Goldcorp, based in Denver, has raised its stake in Montreal’s Sirios Resources to 19.9% from 15.9% with the purchase of approximately 5.4 million units at $0.20 per unit for a total of roughly $1.1 million. The purchase

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    Funds demand more tailings transparency

    October 15, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Less than a week after the Jan. 25 tailings dam collapse at Vale’s Feijao iron ore mine in Brazil that killed 251 people and left 19 missing, the Church of England Pensions Board, along with Sweden’s Public Pension Funds Council,

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    DIAMONDS: World Diamond Council pushing for strengthening of Kimberley Process

    October 10, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    ANTWERP – Members of the World Diamond Council are pushing for the pending conclusion of the Kimberley Process’ review and reform process, and the related call regarding the strengthening of the scope of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme or KPCS.

  • GOLD: Crystal Lake adds Rob McEwen as strategic investor

    September 16, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    VANCOUVER – Crystal Lake Mining has completed the first tranche of a $1.5-million private placement, raising $1.4 million through issuing 4.8 million units at 30¢ apiece. Rob McEwen, chairman and chief owner of McEwen Mining, bought 1.67 million units for $500,000 through his wholly owned company, Evanachan.

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    Osisko Gold Royalties bets on Sable Resources

    September 5, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Sable Resources (TSXV: SAE) says agreements potentially worth up to $12.6 million with Osisko Gold Royalties (TSX: OR) will finance exploration across its projects for the next four years. Osisko is taking a 9.86% stake for $2.08 million in the junior grassroots explorer

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    GOLD: Minera Alamos takes stake in Prime Mining

    September 3, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    TORONTO – Minera Alamos has acquired a 16% interest in Prime Mining – formerly known as ePower Metals – after buying 9.45 million Prime shares at 30¢ per share on August 30. The transaction was part of an option agreement signed in June

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    COPPER-GOLD: Northern Dynasty offering raises $11.5M for Pebble project

    August 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALASKA – Northern Dynasty Minerals has closed its previously announced bought deal, raising $11.5 million for its 100% owned Pebble copper-gold project 300 km from Anchorage. (All figures in U.S. dollars.) The original offering was to raise $5 million, but