Volume 101 Number 3 Mar 2 - 8, 2015

The mill at Primero Mining's Black Fox gold mine near Timmins, Ontario. Credit: Primero Mining

Primero eyes more production, lower costs in 2015

Primero Mining (TSX: P; NYSE: PPP) forecasts better prospects in 2015 after a troublesome 2014, when it recorded an 89% drop in adjusted profit, despite meeting its full-year production guidance.

U.S. equities gain, Feb. 16-20

U.S. stocks rose after the Greek government secured a four-month extension to its debt bailout package, pushing the S&P 500 Index up 0.7% to close at 2,110.30, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.6% to 18,140.44, its highest…

Workers near a railway at Labrador Iron Mines' Schefferville iron ore property in the Labrador Trough. Credit: Labrador Iron Mines

Commentary: Labrador Trough rail needs a rethink

During its successful 2014 election campaign, Quebec’s Liberal Party vowed to revive Plan Nord — a cherished blueprint for opening up the province’s vast northern mineral wealth for development. Brainchild of former Liberal…

A helicopter delivers supplies at Amarc Resources' IKE copper-moly-silver project in south-central B.C. Credit: Amarc Resources

Amarc’s IKE project excites mine builder Robert Dickinson

When Canadian Mining Hall of Famer Robert Dickinson says he’s never been as enthusiastic about a project as he has been about Amarc Resources’ (TSXV: AHR; US-OTC: AXREF) porphyry copper-moly-silver IKE discovery in south-central…

Loading rock into a haul truck at Mandalay Resources' Bjorkdal gold mine in northern Sweden. Credit: Mandalay Resources

Mandalay shines in tough markets

It’s no surprise analysts have been praising Mandalay Resources (TSX: MND; US-OTC: MNDJF) for meeting its production guidance and paying dividends, which many competing juniors are struggling to do in the bleak commodity price environment.

Equipment in the pit at Kinross Gold's Tasiast gold mine in Mauritania. Credit:  Kinross Gold

Kinross defers Tasiast mill expansion

Kinross Gold (TSX: K; NYSE: KGC) has put its US$1.6-billion Tasiast mill expansion project on hold to keep its balance sheet intact in the current low gold price environment, with at least one analyst thinking the firm is considering other…

By continuing to browse you agree to our use of cookies. To learn more, click more information

Dear user, please be aware that we use cookies to help users navigate our website content and to help us understand how we can improve the user experience. If you have ideas for how we can improve our services, we’d love to hear from you. Click here to email us. By continuing to browse you agree to our use of cookies. Please see our Privacy & Cookie Usage Policy to learn more.