Volume 101 Number 18 June 15 - 21, 2015

SolGold digs into Ecuador

Over the last three years, SolGold (LSE: SOLG) has earned an 85% stake in the Cascabel copper-gold-silver deposit in northern Ecuador, and the Brisbane-based company says it is on track to complete its first resource estimate on the early stage…

US stocks stumble, June 1-5

U.S. equities fell on the back of a strong jobs report that showed an improvement in the economy, increasing the chances that the Federal Reserve would hike interest rates in September. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 0.9% to…

Barbara Dischinger, founder of Women in Mining U.K.

Shining a spotlight on women in mining

As a lawyer with over 20 years of experience in corporate law and as general counsel for an investment firm, Lisa Davis was used to working with more men than women. But it wasn’t until five years ago when she joined PearTree Securities…

Processing facilities at OceanaGold's Didipio gold mine in the Philippines.  Source: OceanaGold

OceanaGold fires on all cylinders

There aren’t many companies in the mining sector these days that can pay off large chunks of debt from operating cash flow and embark on sizable acquisitions at the same time. But OceanaGold (TSX: OGC) is one of them.

TSX slides, June 1-5

Canada’s benchmark stock index fell below 15,000 for the first time since mid-May, driven lower by concerns about how the Greek debt crisis will affect the eurozone, and strong jobs data in the U.S. that has caused many to believe the Fed…

TSX Venture drops, June 1-5

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index succumbed to falling commodity futures and global macroeconomic uncertainty during the trading period, dropping 2.60 points before closing at 689.85 points.

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