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First Nations poised to emerge as leaders in Ring of Fire development

In July, on the day after the Ontario Court handed a victory to Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF) against KWG Resources (TSXV: KWG) regarding a potential road into the Ring of Fire, Cliffs’ legal representative flew to Marten...
Aug 21, 2014 5:02PM

Mr. Harper, Tear down this wall!

Mining has been an integral part of Canada’s social fabric for well over a century and accordingly we have cultivated an abundance of talented geologists, engineers, technicians and financiers who give us a tremendous competitive...
Aug 15, 2014 12:50PM

Tsilhqot'in Nation case: What it means for resource development in Ontario

On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in the Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia case (2014 SCC 44). The Supreme Court of Canada upheld the British Columbia trial judge’s findings on Aboriginal title...
Aug 11, 2014 11:29AM

Why Colombia's mining sector hasn't lived up to its promise

Mining in Latin America has had an outstanding period of growth in the last two decades but is now facing many challenges. These challenges vary from country to country as well as region to region within each country.
Aug 6, 2014 9:42AM

Letter to the editor: BCSC to blame for overregulation of juniors

I'm disappointed in Mining Markets' recent interview with Venture Capital Markets Association of Canada cofounder Don Mosher, in which he stated that the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) is not the problem for junior mining...
Jul 30, 2014 11:44AM

Venture Capital Markets Association gets political

Last year, Mining Markets reported on the birth of the Venture Capital Markets Association (VCMA), a group of small-cap, Canadian-listed companies, brokers and other professionals associated with the junior market who are concerned with...
Jul 23, 2014 1:34PM

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

BMO looks for leverage to soaring zinc price

With several major zinc mines slated to close in the next few years, zinc prices have responded accordingly — climbing 12% year-to-date and 24% over the last 12 months.
Jul 17, 2014 5:10PM

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.
Jul 16, 2014 3:51PM

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

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