Volume 95 Number 49 - Jan 25 - Jan 31, 2010

Barrick Sues Goldcorp, New Gold

Many thought the deal that Goldcorp (G-T, GG-N) and New Gold (NGD-T, NGD-X) made with Xstrata (XSRAF-O, XTA-L) earlier this month to buy the advanced-stage El Morro project in northern Chile was cleve…

Taseko Gets Provincial Nod For Prosperity

VANCOUVER — Taseko Mines (TKO-T) got a nice share price lift on news the provincial authorities gave the company’s Prosperity copper-gold project in central British Columbia an environmental stamp of…

Toronto Stock Exchange -January 12-18

The TSX Composite Index moved lower for the Jan. 12-18 period as oil prices continued to slide on word from OPEC that supplies were strong for the winter period.

TSX Venture Exchange -January 12-18

It was an up-and-down week for the S&P TSX Venture Composite Index over the Jan. 12-18 trading period, with gains almost cancelling losses to leave the board down 3 points at 1606. Daily trading v…

U.S. Markets -January 12-18

Markets were closed in the U.S. on Jan. 18 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, giving investors a day off from a ho-hum week in equities trading. The major stock indices barely moved during the abbreviate…

Rounding Up The Roundup

VANCOUVER — The global economic downturn pulled the value of British Columbia’s mining and mineral exploration down in 2009 from the lofty heights it reached in 2008, but the sector remains strong, w…

Duluth JVs With Antofagasta At Nokomis

It’s not very often that a junior Canadian explorer hooks a South American mining giant with a promising deposit — especially when the major has a market cap of US$16 billion. But when it happens, th…

Caerus Shares Crash

Vancouver-based Caerus Resource (CA-V) saw its share price nosedive after the company announced it would not be acquiring key assets in Colombia.

GFMS Says Gold Could Dip In 2010

After topping US$1,200 per oz. in late 2009, gold could be in for a rough ride during the first half of this year, according to gold consultancy group GFMS.

Anatolia Discusses Resettlement Hoops

Of the 50 families living near Anatolia Minerals’ (ANO-T) Copler gold-silver heap-leach project in central Turkey, the company is close to having resettlement agreements with all but one family.

Atlas Copco Expands To Louisiana

Compressor giant Atlas Copco of Stockholm, Sweden has expanded its business base once again. This time the target is the southern U.S.A.

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