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
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
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 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
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
The Supreme Court of Canada's recent Tsilhqot’in decision will have a ripple effect across Canada and could deter resource investment in the country, according to Neal Smitheman, a partner at law firm Fasken Martineau.
Jul 11, 2014 10:24AM
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
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.
Jun 26, 2014 5:47PM
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.
Jun 19, 2014 5:42PM
Focus Ventures’ (TSXV: FCV) Bayovar 12 phosphate project in Peru is shaping up quickly: the junior expects to release a maiden resource estimate in the third quarter, less than six months after announcing its first drill results from the...
Jun 16, 2014 5:11PM