Mining

Chinese companies will lead the ongoing rebound of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the global mining sector in 2019, according to delegates at the China Mining conference in Tianjin. M&A activity in mining powerhouse Canada reached a seven-year high in the third quarter of 2018, boosted...

BHP has paid around US$60 million to increase its stake in Ecuador-focused gold miner SolGold to 11.2%, rivalling the 14.5% stake held by Australia’s largest listed gold firm Newcrest Mining. The latest investment nearly doubles BHP’s ownership in SolGold, after the world’s biggest miner first bought...

The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame (CMHF) will welcome five new individuals in 2019 who have made outstanding contributions to Canada’s mining industry. Kate Carmack (joining the Klondike Discoverers), James Franklin, James Gill, Sandy Laird and Brian Meikle are the five who will be honoured for...

RNC Minerals, the company made famous by its discovery of over 9,000 ounces of high grade gold from a single blast at its Beta Hunt mine in Western Australia last month, has recovered the first specimen. The Canadian miner said the slab was cut in the...

Toronto’s venture exchange market the TSXV welcomed two mining companies to its ranks last month, in the shape of Ecuador-focused Luminex Resources and British Columbia gold explorer Vizsla Resources Corp. Luminex listed in early September after it was formed one month prior as a spin-out of...