Volume 96 Number 33 - Oct 4 - 10, 2010

Baffinland gets $274M takeover bid

VANCOUVER — Iron Ore Holdings’ (IOH-A) subsidiary Nunavut Iron Ore Acquisition has made an all-cash bid to acquire Baffinland Iron Mines (BIM-T) in a deal worth $274.3 million.

Goldcorp gives $10M to SFU

Goldcorp (G-T, GG-N) is donating $10 million to the downtown Vancouver campus of Simon Fraser University (SFU). To acknowledge the gift, the university’s new arts complex will be named the Goldcorp Ce…


The TSX composite index was up a modest 14 points to finish the Sept 20-24 period at 12,204.86. The big story was the Canadian dollar’s failure to rise despite a weakening U.S. greenback. While most m…


The S&P-TSX Venture composite index enjoyed another strong week between Sept. 20 and 24, closing at 1,699.55, an advance of 37.59 points or 2.3%. Over the period, 108 Venture-listed companies reac…

U.S. MARKETS -Sept. 20-24

Economic uncertainty along with worries about European debt levels, coupled with comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve that it was prepared to take action to help the recovery and lift inflation and …

Endeavour Mining on the move

DENVER, COLO. — The Denver Gold Forum has built a reputation as being one of the industry’s premier events, with the finest names in the sector being presented by the key figures who have guided them…

Stacked gold bars produced by Toronto-based mining giant Barrick Gold.

Bear vs. bull at Denver Forum

DENVER, COLO. — One wore a black cowboy hat and the other, a white one. This being the Denver Gold Forum, it was only fitting that Martin Murenbeeld, chief economist at Dundee Wealth and arguing the …

Teck to join Suncor at Wintering Hills

Teck Resources (TCK. B-T, TCK-N) has signed a joint-venture agreement with Suncor Energy (SU-T, SU-N) to develop the Wintering Hills wind energy project, 20 km southeast of Drumheller, Alta.

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