Volume 96 Number 43 - Dec 13 - 19, 2010

At Seafield Resources' Quinchia project in Risaralda, Colombia, from left: Jim Pirie, vice-president of exploration; Stewart Redwood, senior geological consultant; Anthony Roodenburg, CEO and director; Ian Park, legal representative.

Seafield soars on Colombian gold hits

Results from the first three holes from Seafield Resources’ (SFF-V) latest campaign at the Miraflores gold deposit in Colombia sent the company’s shares flying.

The ins and outs of going public

For junior miners looking to go public, TMX Group’s (X-T) presentation on going public in Toronto in November offered some helpful advice.

Correction (December 13, 2010)

In “Western Copper doubles down on Casino” ( T. N.M., Nov. 15- 21/10) we wrote Western Copper (WRN-T) is spending $56 million exploring Casino this year. The correct figure is $5.6 million.


Despite some poor economic indicators — such as Canada’s account deficit widening to its largest level since 1946 — investors were still holding to the theme of upside potential going forward. Such …


For a second week the S&P-TSX Venture composite index shrugged off its short downturn and made overall gains of 52.93 points, ending at 2,109.93.


U.S. stocks finished the Nov. 29-Dec. 3 week with a strong performance, amid mixed economic data. While U.S. retailers reported strong November sales, a new jobs report showed unemployment had risen t…

The Parliament Buildings in Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados.

Barbados lures Canadian miners

BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — One trend to keep an eye on in the New Year is the increasing attractiveness of this Caribbean island for Canadian and other international mining companies wanting to establish holding companies and treasury functions to…

Western, Walter in $3.3B merger

VANCOUVER — Two weeks of intense negotiations and due diligence between Western Coal (WTN-T) and Walter Energy (WLT-N) has produced a formal $3.3-billion agreement to merge the two companies and crea…

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