Canadian Mining Journal


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    The Northern Miner Podcast – episode 191: The Canadian Mining Symposium goes digital, ft. Dean McPherson and Anthony Vaccaro

    June 17, 2020 by Northern Miner Staff

    This week’s episode features the opening of this year’s Canadian Mining Symposium held on Zoom from June 16-18, 2020. Northern Miner group publisher Anthony Vaccaro gives opening remarks to the event followed by TMX Group’s head of business development, Dean McPherson, who discusses

  • Moody’s slashes growth forecasts

    March 26, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    In November, Moody’s Investors Service forecast G-20 economies in 2020 would grow by 2.6%, but now estimates real GDP will contract by 0.5%, followed by a pick-up to 3.2% in 2021. The ratings agency projects “cumulative contraction” over the first

  • SOFTWARE: AI-powered Prospector platform to facilitate mining investment

    March 16, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FLORIDA – The newly launched Prospector platform uses technology to increase access to information and capital for the mining industry. Its software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform utilizes artificial intelligence (AI) to streamline publicly available technical information. Founded by Emily King, a geologist

  • SURVEY: Canada no longer top mining investment destination, Fraser Institute says

    February 25, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALGARY – For the first time in a decade, there are no Canadian jurisdictions in the Fraser Institute’s top 10 investment destinations based on the 2019 annual survey of mining and exploration companies. Saskatchewan continues to be the most attractive

  • REGULATIONS: New B.C. Mines Minister updates on mining modernization

    February 24, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate

    Newly appointed B.C. Mines Minister Bruce Ralston says all 25 of the province’s Mining Jobs Task Force recommendations, intended both to speed up the permitting process and to strengthen oversight of the mining industry, will be implemented by the end of

  • M&A will continue in 2020, Dorsey & Whitney says

    January 13, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    Nora Pincus, a partner at the international law firm Dorsey & Whitney, believes that the significant mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity in the metals and mining space in 2019 will continue into 2020. The Northern Miner reached Pincus in Salt Lake City,

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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