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Looking for a silver lining in 'unsustainably low' metals prices

Now is the time to be looking for quality projects that are fundamentally undervalued. Investor pessimism is at all-time highs and commodity prices are unsustainably low. When the market turns — and it always does — advanced-staged...
Nov 14, 2014 9:00AM

Tax-loss selling weighs on TSX Venture index

We have been getting a lot of calls lately about tax-loss selling and where do we go from here, so for this CHF eNewsletter issue, we have decided to share with you our analysis of the current market situation.
Nov 11, 2014 2:33PM

Mickey Fulp: U.S. dollar strength scuttled the recovery in resources

Northern Miner staff writer Alisha Hiyate recently interviewed Mickey Fulp on the Venture market, the greenback and commodities. Listen to The Northern Miner podcast, or read the transcript below.
Oct 1, 2014 5:00PM

Securing uranium supply: Why the spot price is rising

For those who may not have been following the uranium sector, the spot price has climbed more than US$3.50 per lb. in a matter of weeks.  Recent events over the past year have woken utilities up to the fact that securing offtake from safe...
Sep 15, 2014 4:46PM

Mongolia: Greener grass or dry desert steppe?

For some, the grass always appears greener for mining projects in distant and foreign jurisdictions. Why? Perhaps it’s the mining industry’s persistent optimism and the belief that these jurisdictions could never be as bad or...
Sep 4, 2014 2:51PM

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

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