thumb RB Energy shares tank on production delay, financing needs
Shares in RB Energy (TSX: RBI) tumbled by 28% on news that commercial production at the company’s Quebec Lithium project would be delayed and that the company needs a cash infusion just two months after closing a $22-million bought-deal...
Jul 21, 2014 5:12PM

thumb London Silver Fix sees revamp
CME Group and Thomson Reuters have been chosen to deliver a new silver price mechanism to replace the London Silver Fix — a system that has been in place for over a century to set the daily benchmark price for silver.
Jul 14, 2014 5:19PM

thumb De Beers' market share to rebound, thanks to Gahcho Kué
De Beers’ share of the rough diamond market has been in steady decline since the late 1980’s. Still perceived as a monopoly by many outside of the industry, for years De Beers had control of over 80% of the world’s rough...
Jul 10, 2014 1:00PM


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Interview with Chris Berry Interview with Chris Berry

June 13 -- Chris Berry of Disruptive Discoveries Journal discusses investing in energy metals.

Private equity interested in mining Private equity interested in mining

Apr. 4, 2014 – Stephen Stewart of Minvest Partners comments on why more private equity firms are investing in mining.

PDAC interview with John Kaiser PDAC interview with John Kaiser

March 28, 2014 - John Kaiser of Kaiser Research Online discusses opportunities in the junior mining market.

Cautious optimism at PDAC 2014 Cautious optimism at PDAC 2014

March 17, 2014 - Miners are hoping that PDAC 2014 will mark a turnaround for the industry after a three-year slump.

New and notable listings

Alpha Exploration (AEX-V) (spinout of Alpha Minerals/Fission Uranium merger)

Projects: Cluff Lake and Hook Lake (uranium), in Saskatchewan; Mikwan (gold) in Ontario; Donna (gold), in B.C.
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Chapparal Gold (CHL-T) (Spinout of International Minerals/Hochschild Mining merger)

Projects: Goldfield and Converse (gold), in Nevada
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Diamond Fields International (DFI-V)

Projects: Marine concessions (diamonds), in Namibia; Grand Cape and Grand Gedeh (diamonds and gold) in Liberia; Atlantis II Red Sea Deeps (polymetallic); Valozoro (nickel), in Madagascar
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East Africa Metals (EAM-V) (Spinout of Canaco Resources/Orca Gold)

Projects: Magambazi (gold) in Tanzania
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Fission 3.0 (FUU-V) (merger of Fission Uranium and Alpha Minerals)

Projects: Patterson Lake North, plus others (uranium) in Saskatchewan, Macusani (uranium), in Peru
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Nevada Iron (NVR-T) (ASX-listed)

Projects: Buena Vista (magnetite iron), in Nevada
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Plate Resources (PLR-V)

Projects: Lucky Mike (porphyry copper), in B.C.a
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West Point Resources (WPO-V)

Projects: Kluane, Gladstone and JPR (gold), in Yukon
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Commentary

More pain ahead for mining investors: Michael Berry
Self-described natural resources bull and co-editor of Disruptive Discoveries Journal  (formerly Morning Notes) with his son Chris, Michael Berry is an economist, a former professor, with 25 years of experience investing in the natural...

5/28/2014 2:02:00 PM | Full Story


Making mega-profits from microcap resource stocks
Opportunities to make a fortune in stocks may occur only a few times during our lives. These opportunities tend to happen during periods of maximum investor pessimism when it takes a great deal of courage and foresight to be a proactive buyer....

5/5/2014 11:03:00 AM | Full Story


Bipolar markets: Eric Coffin on the macro view for metals
Another period of sideways, with a few sharp turns along the way to keep traders on their toes.   We basically stand where we were a month ago and we’re still waiting to see if we get a spring rally in resource stocks that lifts...

5/2/2014 4:01:00 PM | Full Story


John Kaiser: 'The bull is back'
It used to be that retail investors attending investment shows like the recent Vancouver Resource Investment conference would actually go out and buy some of the stocks their favourite speakers touted, says John Kaiser, the editor of Kaiser...

2/4/2014 2:05:00 PM | Full Story


Rick Rule: get ready for the recovery in resources
Having seen a few bear markets during his three decades as a resource investor, Rick Rule, founder and chairman of Sprott Global Resource Investments, offered some words of reassurance to would-be investors who are wary of the sector...

1/22/2014 8:51:00 AM | Full Story


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Gold

Teck boosts stake in Zafranal JV partner AQM Copper
Teck Resources (TSX: TCK.B) has upped its interest in AQM Copper (TSXV: AQM), its partner at the Zafranal copper-gold project in southern Peru.

7/16/2014 3:51:00 PM | Full Story


Banro challenger backs off
Having failed to rally enough shareholder support for its proxy battle against Banro’s (TSX: BAA; NYSE-MKT: BAA) board, private merchant bank Liberty Street Capital has backed off its bid for control of the gold miner.

6/26/2014 5:47:00 PM | Full Story


Rubicon keeps Phoenix on course
Shares in Ontario gold developer Rubicon Minerals (TSX: RMX; NYSE-MKT: RBY) strengthened today on news that its Phoenix project remains on track for production in one year’s time.

6/19/2014 5:42:00 PM | Full Story


Silver

London Silver Fix sees revamp
CME Group and Thomson Reuters have been chosen to deliver a new silver price mechanism to replace the London Silver Fix — a system that has been in place for over a century to set the daily benchmark price for silver.

7/14/2014 5:19:00 PM | Full Story


The upside to the downturn: 'extraordinary value' for selective investors
There’s no doubt that the past few years have been tough on junior miners and those who invest in them.

6/4/2014 10:00:00 AM | Full Story


More pain ahead for mining investors: Michael Berry
Self-described natural resources bull and co-editor of Disruptive Discoveries Journal  (formerly Morning Notes) with his son Chris, Michael Berry is an economist, a former professor, with 25 years of experience investing in the natural...

5/28/2014 2:02:00 PM | Full Story


Platinum Group Metals

Balmoral climbs on high-grade nickel
Balmoral Resources (TSX: BAR) stock hit a new 52-week high today on high-grade results from a new mineralized zone at its Grasset nickel-copper-PGE project in Quebec.

5/20/2014 4:48:00 PM | Full Story


Diamond stocks bucked the trend in 2013
In contrast to gold stocks, Canadian-listed diamond stocks were the stars of 2013.

1/3/2014 3:57:00 PM | Full Story


Scotiabank's Mohr talks precious metals
Mining Markets spoke to Patricia Mohr, vice-president economics and commodities specialist at Scotiabank recently on the prospects for two precious metals -- gold and palladium. The interview took place in mid-August, when gold was at...

8/27/2013 3:05:00 PM | Full Story


Copper

Teck boosts stake in Zafranal JV partner AQM Copper
Teck Resources (TSX: TCK.B) has upped its interest in AQM Copper (TSXV: AQM), its partner at the Zafranal copper-gold project in southern Peru.

7/16/2014 3:51:00 PM | Full Story


Balmoral climbs on high-grade nickel
Balmoral Resources (TSX: BAR) stock hit a new 52-week high today on high-grade results from a new mineralized zone at its Grasset nickel-copper-PGE project in Quebec.

5/20/2014 4:48:00 PM | Full Story


Private equity firm Denham Capital takes people-first approach to mining
Private equity firm Denham Capital has invested in four mining ventures in South America and Africa since 2008, and is close to signing a fifth deal, this one with a team in Australia.

3/24/2014 3:19:00 PM | Full Story


Diamonds

De Beers' market share to rebound, thanks to Gahcho Kué
De Beers’ share of the rough diamond market has been in steady decline since the late 1980’s. Still perceived as a monopoly by many outside of the industry, for years De Beers had control of over 80% of the world’s rough...

7/10/2014 1:00:00 PM | Full Story


Dominion Diamond reports Q1 profit of US$10.7M
Dominion Diamond (TSX: DDC) reported a strong fiscal first quarter, with both of the miner's operations – it owns 80% of the Ekati mine in the Northwest Territories and 40% of the nearby Diavik mine -- performing well.

6/12/2014 5:56:00 PM | Full Story


Canadian diamond exploration perks up
For years it seemed that juniors were fleeing from diamond exploration -- and for good reason.

6/10/2014 5:15:00 PM | Full Story


Uranium

The upside to the downturn: 'extraordinary value' for selective investors
There’s no doubt that the past few years have been tough on junior miners and those who invest in them.

6/4/2014 10:00:00 AM | Full Story


More pain ahead for mining investors: Michael Berry
Self-described natural resources bull and co-editor of Disruptive Discoveries Journal  (formerly Morning Notes) with his son Chris, Michael Berry is an economist, a former professor, with 25 years of experience investing in the natural...

5/28/2014 2:02:00 PM | Full Story


Are the clouds parting for junior miners?
Junior miner Novo Resources (CSE: NVO) checks all the boxes: It’s led by a well-known, connected and respected geologist; it has several prospective gold projects (one of which has an inferred resource) in the low-risk jurisdiction of...

5/16/2014 11:08:00 AM | Full Story