Category Archives: Tips

Quartermain’s golden financing advances Pretium’s Brucejack

When I interviewed Pretium Resources CEO Bob Quartermain at the company’s offices for a Vancouver Sun profile early this year, he talked about the continuing allure of gold in China and other Asian countries. (Read that article here) “What we’re … Continue reading

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Lumina Copper: A final sweetener

Lumina Copper and its Taca Taca copper porphyry in northern Argentina was purchased by First Quantum Minerals on June 17 for about $470 million, or $10 a share. Lumina shareholders have three options to tender their shares – $10 cash, … Continue reading

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Lumina Copper lures in a suitor, belatedly

It’s been a wild ride, but Lumina Copper got taken out recently for $10 a share by First Quantum Minerals, which will develop Lumina’s monster Taca Taca copper-gold deposit in northern Argentina. The deal values Lumina at $470 million. I … Continue reading

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WEQ revisited

Small-cap dividend play WesternOne Inc ($WEQ.CA) named its new CEO this week and the market applauded. On Sept. 1, current Ritchie Bros CEO Peter Blake will succeed interim CEO Robert King at the helm, the company announced May 26. Blake … Continue reading

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A proxy loss, but Sherritt shaken

by James Kwantes, World of Mining When the votes were counted Tuesday, activist investor George Armoyan had lost his bid to shake up Sherritt’s board. But Armoyan, whose Clarke owns 5% plus of Sherritt’s outstanding shares, got a round of … Continue reading

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Getting things done the Imperial way

by James Kwantes, World of Mining I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Imperial Metals (III) chairman Pierre Lebel for the Vancouver Sun and my feature on Lebel and Imperial’s Red Chris mine is in today’s Sun business section and … Continue reading

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PDAC 2014: Lumina Copper’s staying power

Peter Koven of the Financial Post interviewed Lumina Copper CEO David Strang at PDAC and wrote a short piece here. Strang notes in the article that he’s said at the last two AGMs that he didn’t expect the company – … Continue reading

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Guest post: Probe Mines signals surge in market confidence

The folks over at London-based Global Mining Observer featured Probe Mines in their latest newsletter, and were kind enough to allow World of Mining to re-publish the piece. If you haven’t heard of Global Mining Observer, head on over to … Continue reading

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Insider buying at NexGen Energy

NexGen Energy shares soared 91% during Wednesday’s trading session, settling at 43 cents on volume of 6+ million shares, after the company issued a news release heralding uranium mineralization in its first drill hole at Rook 1, adjacent to Fission … Continue reading

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He’s back: The full Friedland

Mining tycoon Robert Friedland is spending more time in Canada these days, and last week Vancouver promoter Tommy Humphreys interviewed him in Toronto and wrote it up here at CEO.ca. The older Friedland brother was in full rhetorical flight – … Continue reading

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