Canadian Mining Journal

Franco-Nevada Corporation

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    BIGGEST: lists 50 largest miners by capitalization

    April 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Thanks to the diligent work of 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

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    FUNDING: Laurentian University awash in new cash – $114M in one day

    September 7, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, ON – This week it seems Laurentian University is awash in new funding – $114 million from individuals, government, the mineral industry, and academia. All of them want to see more study of the earth sciences. On Tuesday, Sept.

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    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

  • Major miners fuel a rising demand for streaming deals

    December 14, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — As traditional forms of equity and debt finance have become untenable for mining companies, there’s been a rise in stream agreements, which typically offer miners access to cash for a percentage of future by-product metal production. And according to

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    CHROMITE: Noront’s Ring of Fire purchase closes

    April 28, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources’ buyout of the Ontario assets of Cliffs Natural Resources has closed, but not without controversy and only after the intervention of the court. Toronto-based Noront offered US$20 million last month for Cliffs’…

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    CHROMITE: Noront to acquire Cliffs’ Ring of Fire properties

    March 23, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Spunky Toronto-based junior, Noront Resources, has offered US$20 million to acquire the subsidiaries of Cliffs Natural Resources that hold claims in the Ring of Fire, 500 km northeast of Thunder Bay. Cliffs abandoned its…

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    COPPER: Lundin to buy Freeport’s interest in Candelaria complex

    October 7, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CHILE – Lundin Mining Corp. of Toronto has agreed to purchase Freeport-McMoRan’s 80% share of the Candelaria-Ojos del Salado copper mining operation for US$1.8 billion. The operation includes an open pit, an underground mine, and a…

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    FINANCING: Franco-Nevada closes US$500M bought deal

    August 21, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Franco-Nevada Corp. is bulking up its treasury thanks to a bought deal financing that will bring in half-a-billion dollars, at least. The company closed a deal whereby it issued 8.38 million common shares at a price of US$59.75…

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    GOLD: True Gold secures funding for Karma build

    August 12, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BURKINA FASO – True Gold Mining of Vancouver has secured funding of US$100 million with which to build its Karma gold mine by selling a gold stream to Franco-Nevada Corp. (75%) and Sandstorm Gold (25%). The agreement includes a 18-month…

  • Feature

    Top 40: Not Much has Changed

    August 1, 2014 by Marilyn Scales

    This is the time of year we at CMJ pause to examine how Canada’s mining companies performed during the previous year. We start by poring through year-end 2013 results from twice as many companies as will make the list in an effort not to…

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    Short-term investment focus has to go, Franco-Nevada’s Harquail tells PDAC

    March 4, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    David Harquail, president and CEO of gold royalty company Franco-Nevada (TSX:FNV; NYSE: FNV), first started coming to the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada convention when he was a kid in the ’60s. His job was to transport rye…

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    GOLD: KLGold enters into royalty transaction with Franco-Nevada

    October 29, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Kirkland Lake Gold, located in the town of the same name, has raised US$50 million by selling a 2.5% net smelter return royalty to Franco-Nevada Corp. of Toronto. The royalty, to be paid in either cash or bullion, will include…