Waterton Global Resource Management has extended its hostile bid for Nevada-focused junior Chaparral Gold (TSX: CHL) for a third time, to May 7 from April 22.
Apr 22, 2014 5:31PM
Stornoway Diamond (TSX: SWY) has lined up a $944-million financing deal to build its Renard diamond mine in Quebec.
Apr 10, 2014 4:25PM
While there’s been a lot of news over the past couple of years about private equity firms and all the billions of dollars they’re raising to invest in the mining sector, there haven’t been all that many deals announced.
Apr 7, 2014 3:00PM
While financing is still extremely difficult to get for exploration companies, John Kaiser, editor of Kaiser Research Online, says that it’s actually a good time to look at junior miners.
Mar 31, 2014 1:20PM
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.
Mar 24, 2014 3:19PM
There is a well-established history of capital cost overruns in the mining industry stretching back at least 50 years, mining analyst Christopher Haubrich told the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) conference in...
Mar 14, 2014 4:18PM
In the short term, Mickey Fulp, the editor of the Mercenary Geologist newsletter, says he isn't expecting any big moves up in copper.
Mar 13, 2014 5:06PM
Since recent lows in mid-December, gold miners and juniors have enjoyed a market rebound, raising hopes that the beleaguered sector is finally on an uptrend again.
Mar 12, 2014 11:45AM
When the market was hot from 2010 through 2012, mid-tier Alamos Gold (TSX: AGI; NYSE: AGI) stayed on the sidelines of an otherwise active M&A scene because valuations for companies were “through the roof,” says the...
Mar 10, 2014 2:58PM
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