Tag Archives: copper

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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Two investing ideas

“History does not repeat itself but it does rhyme.” Mark Twain (or somebody else) For resource speculators, “deals” abound as a result of the great junior mining shakedown of 2008-2013. And therein lies the danger: deals abound but value is … Continue reading

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Amerigo: Cheap copper, plus yield (update)

by James Kwantes Shares of TSX-listed Amerigo Resources (ARG) closed at 67 cents Wednesday, up 13.5% since I wrote up the copper producer as an investing idea on Nov. 7. The stock has been moving for the past week on … Continue reading

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Lumina Copper update

by James Kwantes That thud you heard yesterday was Lumina Copper stock dropping a further 8.5% on news that its strategic review process has yet to land a buyer for the company’s Taca Taca copper-gold-molybdenum deposit in Argentina – not the … Continue reading

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Norman Bell Keevil: The sweet science of mining

Second in a series (Read Part 1 here) “Opportunity can go by in a day.” Norman Bell Keevil, Sr. Norman Bell Keevil was born on a Saskatchewan farm in 1910. In his first life, Keevil was an academic, studying math, … Continue reading

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