Volume 98 Number 38 Nov 5 - 11, 2012

Williams’ Red Cloud on the horizon

A few years ago when Chad Williams was CEO of Victoria Gold (VIT-V), the company was looking to acquire a particular advanced project. The board, however, was split on what to do.

Construction at Petaquilla Minerals' Molejon gold mine in central Panama. By Petaquilla Minerals.

Inmet, Petaquilla’s tug-of-war continues

In what’s become an increasingly frosty relationship, Canadian-based companies Inmet Mining (IMN-T) and Petaquilla Minerals (PTQ-T) continue to squabble over a takeover bid that would see the larger Inmet absorb Petaquilla, which runs the…

Equipment at Hana Mining's Ghanzi copper-silver project in Botswana. By Hana Mining.

Hana’s Banana on the block

Hana Mining (HMG-V) may be recouping some recent losses for its shareholders thanks to, well, one of its shareholders.

Trucks in Agnico-Eagle Mines' Meadowbank gold mine in Nunavut. By Salma Tarikh.

Agnico-Eagle’s Meadowbank, Kittila see improvements

Agnico-Eagle Mines (AEM-T, AEM-N) has bulked up its full-year production guidance following a solid third quarter, where both the Meadowbank and Kittila gold mines reported record quarterly output and improved costs.

Teck wobbles in third quarter

Teck Resources (TCK-T, TCK-N) produced a record 99,000 tonnes of copper in the third quarter, up 29% year-on-year, but lower commodity prices and sale volumes for its steelmaking coal sent the miner’s adjusted net earnings down to $349…

Editorial: Anglo CEO presses ‘eject’ button

Late October was notable for the sudden and unexpected resignation of Cynthia Carroll as CEO of London-based mega-miner Anglo American, widely seen as a giving in to strong shareholder pressure to step down. It brings to an end this particular…

Drillers at Frontier Rare Earths' Zandkopsdrift rare earth project, 450 km north of Cape Town, South Africa. By Frontier Rare Earths.

Frontier Rare Earths inks new deal with Kores

A little under a year ago, South Korean government-owned mining and natural resources investment company Korea Resources Corp. (Kores) signed a deal with Frontier Rare Earths (FRO-T) to take a 10% interest and get the rights to an equal…

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