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A (re-)visit with Pretium CEO Bob Quartermain

by James Kwantes, WorldofMining.com I first interviewed Bob Quartermain for the Vancouver Sun in December 2011 when his Pretium Resources IPOed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. At $265 million, it was one of the larger IPOs that year, and allowed … Continue reading

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Fight Club, Canadian-style (Sherritt vs. shareholders)

by James Kwantes, WorldofMining.com Sherritt and Clarke resumed their very public boardroom battle this week with fresh accusations and countercharges. Sherritt chairman Hap Stephen opened fire Monday morning with a 7-page broadside attacking dissident shareholder George Armoyan. Stephen spent about … Continue reading

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Sherritt and Clarke: Nickel for your thoughts

by James Kwantes, World of Mining Resources and resource allocation are at the centre of a boardroom battle between Sherritt International ($S.TO), which mines nickel in Cuba and Madagascar, and George Armoyan, a Halifax-based activist value investor who runs Clarke … 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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Radioactive

Sometimes one hole makes all the difference. It did today for Athabasca Basin uranium explorer NexGen Energy, which announced “a new zone of uranium mineralization” at its Rook 1 project adjacent to Fission Uranium’s Patterson Lake South deposit. The stock … Continue reading

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An African dog and pony show

My friend Tommy Humphreys recently returned from a site visit to Robert Friedland’s Ivanhoe Mines platinum and copper projects in Africa. The “dog and pony show” was a tour de force, and so is the blog post Humphreys wrote about … Continue reading

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Ross Beaty a big winner in Hudbay/Augusta offer

There are many interesting things about Hudbay’s takeover offer for the 84% of Augusta Resource that it doesn’t already own – an offer that has breathed a bit more life into a moribund mining M&A scene that is slowly reviving. … Continue reading

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A Random Walk Down Howe Street

Cambridge, England is a university town that hosts a house of higher learning. Cambridge House is a Howe Street abode, a dwelling where hope, fear and greed each have rooms on the same floor (and share a bathroom). And floors … Continue reading

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Latest Peregrine Diamonds batch confirms it: CH-6 is a gem

Diamond explorer Peregrine Diamonds (PGD) released the second and final batch of results from its bulk sample of the CH-6 kimberlite pipe at its 100% owned Chidliak project on Baffin Island, and they were good. Very good. Here’s the news … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

May the best of 2013 be the worst of 2014!

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