Silver Wheaton Corp

The Salobo copper-gold mine in Brazil. Credit: Vale.

Silver Wheaton turns to internal growth

VANCOUVER — Industry stalwart Silver Wheaton (TSX: SLW; NYSE: SLW) has enjoyed a meteoric rise over the past decade. The pioneer of providing stream financing has…

A geologist at Panoro Minerals' Antilla copper-molybdenum porphyry project, 140 km southwest of Cuzco in the Apurimac region of southern Peru. Credit: Panoro Minerals.

Panoro derisks Antilla 
in Peru

Shares in Panoro Minerals (TSXV: PML) rose 9% after company sketched out the economics of its Antilla project in a preliminary economic assessment (PEA). The…

TSX posts gains, Jan. 25-29

An interest rate cut by Japan’s central bank, the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision to leave rates alone and rising oil prices — West Texas Intermediate crude finished at US$33.70 per barrel — lifted global markets. There…

Coeur Mining bought the Wharf gold mine (shown) in South Dakota from Goldcorp in early 2015 for US$105 million. Credit: Coeur Mining

A sobering look at gold M&A since 2010

Raymond James analyst Phil Russo has reviewed 67 mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the gold space since 2010 to determine how many are viable producing, developing and streaming deals. He has found that 40% of transactions would not recoup…

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