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  • News

    GOLD-SILVER: Franco-Nevada seals $800M financing for streaming deal with Glencore

    February 11, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – Swiss mining giant Glencore is chipping away at its debt, and its latest move is the sale of a gold and silver stream from the Antapaccay copper mine to Franco-Nevada Corp. of Toronto. Antapaccay is a brownfield expansion

  • News

    VRIC 2016: Junior uranium execs pitch rebound in uranium market

    February 11, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The CEOs of three North American uranium juniors took to the stage during an open panel session at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference in January to discuss the broader uranium market and argue why it is due to

  • News

    GOLD: Osisko bulks up treasury, adds $200M

    February 9, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Osisko Gold Royalties has announced a $150-million bought deal financing and a $50-million investment by Ressources Québec (a subsidiary of Investissement Québec), money that will bulk up the corporate treasury to fund royalty and streaming deals. The bought

  • Feature

    Metals streaming is a financial option

    February 1, 2016 by Robert Mason

    In the face of one of the worst commodity and equity markets in recent memory, metals streaming has become one of the few financing options available for mining companies in Ontario. While streaming has been with us for more than

  • Feature

    It’s time to innovate

    February 1, 2016 by Scott Murray

    Fundamentally, the traditional mining model of maximizing volumes at the expense of productivity during the good times countered with short-term, deep cost cutting during the bad times remains the norm. But the gradual process and technology improvements that happen during

  • News

    CINEMA: Kickstart Klondike movie with Canadian Kurt Breede

    January 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – A major motion picture about the Klondike gold rush may not pay the rent, but Kurt Breede of Watts, Griffis and McOuat certainly has a passion for it. He has completed a screenplay based on “The Shooting of

  • News

    SILVER-GOLD: Silver Wheaton pays $140M for Cotabambas stream

    January 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – Silver Wheaton and Panoro Minerals, both of Vancouver, have struck a US$140-million deal covering silver and a portion of the gold streams from Panoro’s Cotabambas copper-gold mine in the Cuzco region. The project is at the advanced exploration

  • Eldorado pulls plug on Greek project; stock tanks

    January 14, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The stock plunges 19% on the suspension news Eldorado Gold (TSX: ELD; NYSE: EGO) is suspending construction at its Skouries gold-copper project due to a continued lack of government support, and cautions it will halt its Olympias underground mine, if

  • News

    Teck strikes deal with Lorraine Copper on BC property

    January 12, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — It’s been over a decade since Teck Resources (TSX: TCK.B; NYSE: TCK) first optioned the Lorraine copper and gold project in north-central B.C. from Lorraine Copper (TSXV: LCC), but now the mining company is set to relinquish its

  • News

    New Argentine government a positive step, says Rob McEwen

    January 11, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    After more than a decade of leftist government, voters in Argentina elected Mauricio Macri, a wealthy businessman and Buenos Aires mayor, as their new president on Nov. 22, 2015. The centre-right politician has promised more pro-business and free market policies

  • News

    Industry performance will remain under pressure in 2016, Moody’s says

    December 21, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    After a “material compression” of industry earnings this year, Moody’s Investors Service forecasts that the earnings contraction will continue next year. “China’s slowdown and continued weakness in global economies will maintain downward pressure,” the credit ratings and research company said

  • News

    COMMENT: Chamber says infrastructure investment needed to boost mining in Ontario

    December 1, 2015 by Marilyn Scales

    TORONTO – The Ontario Chamber of Commerce released its report, Digging Deeper: Strengthening Ontario’s Mining Advantage, today. In it the Chamber urges provincial and federal governments to take action supporting Ontario’s mining industry. One of the top recommendations is to