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...
Mar 3, 2014 8:00AM
The days of mining companies being offered fat premiums by potential buyers are but a distant dream to shareholders.
Feb 28, 2014 11:00AM
There’s been a lot of talk about the new currency on the block: the bitcoin.
Feb 24, 2014 11:46AM
In a bid that combines two recent trends in the mining sector — hostile takeover bids and private equity’s growing interest in mining — private equity firm Waterton Global Resource Management has launched...
Feb 18, 2014 5:23PM
Ontario’s junior mining companies are struggling to meet disclosure requirements, a review by the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has found.
Feb 7, 2014 1:48PM
Like many metal market observers, John Kaiser of Kaiser Research Online sees opportunity in zinc.
Feb 4, 2014 2:36PM
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...
Feb 4, 2014 2:05PM
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...
Jan 22, 2014 8:51AM
With so little money flowing into the beaten-down junior mining sector, Canadian regulators are proposing to loosen the restrictions around private placement financings to allow regular joe investors to participate.
Jan 14, 2014 2:43PM
For the past year, the Canadian dollar has been weakening – falling from above parity with the greenback at the beginning of 2013 to its current price of US91.5¢.
Jan 10, 2014 3:09PM