Anfield Nickel Corp

The upgrade plant at Anfield Nickel's  Mayaniquel nickel project in Guatemala. Credit: Anfield Nickel

Anfield sells Mayaniquel to Cunico

VANCOUVER — Despite a resurgence in nickel prices — which hit a 14-month high on April 18 — it looked like junior Anfield Nickel (TSXV: ANF; US-OTC: ANCKF) was going to have trouble footing the US$950-million development…

TSX Venture Exchange, Jan. 13-17

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index extended its rally during the trading sessions, with a 9.79-point gain leading to a 976.34-point weekly close, which marks the Venture’s highest close since April 2011. Market enthusiasm was fuelled…

Firestone Ventures' Torlon Hill zinc-lead-silver project in west-central Guatemala. Credit: Firestone Ventures .

Guatemala to ban new mining, exploration licences

Guatemala’s president Otto Perez Molina plans to place a two-year moratorium on issuing new mining and exploration licences, giving the nation time to reform its mining law, says Tahoe Resources (TSX: THO; NYSE: TAHO).

TSX Venture Exchange, May 20-24

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index inched upwards in the four-day week following the Victoria Day long weekend, adding 13.64 points, or 1.5%, to end at 948.32. Trading volumes for the period were down, averaging 53.5 million trades per…

Guatemala's president, former military general Otto Perez Molina.

Guatemala proposes 40% stake in mining companies

The Guatemalan government could soon take a 40% stake in mining companies in the country if a proposed constitutional amendment goes through.President Otto Perez Molina announced the proposed change, along with dozens of others, in one of the…

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