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Over 40% of minority shareholders of Turquoise Hill oppose independent directors

By: Reuters     14th May 2019 A large proportion of the minority shareholders in Rio Tinto Plc-controlled Turquoise Hill Resources voted against the re-election of the company's independent directors on Tuesday. While all seven directors were re-elected to the board, according to a Turquoise Hill filing, over 40% of... 

Barrick may 'force' resolution to Acacia troubles, CEO says

By: Bloomberg     9th May 2019 Barrick Gold’s Mark Bristow said the company may have to “force” an end to stalled talks with Tanzania over the fate of its subsidiary Acacia Mining – but not yet. Shares of the unit pared gains. Acacia has been at odds with Tanzania’s government since July 2017, when the state handed the... 

Barrick CEO expects to raise $1.5bn in asset sales

By: Bloomberg     8th May 2019 Barrick Gold, which completed its acquisition of Randgold Resources at the beginning of the year, has identified $1.5-billion in assets the miner intends to sell, CEO Mark Bristow said. “Our focus is realizing $1.5-billion through next year,” Bristow said Wednesday in an interview in Toronto.... 

Barrick quarterly profit misses analysts' expectations

By: Reuters     8th May 2019 Barrick Gold, the world's second-largest gold producer, reported first-quarter profit on Wednesday that missed analysts' expectations. In Barrick's first quarter of operations since its acquisition of Randgold Resources, the company posted net income of $111-million, or 6c a share, compared with... 

As Canada's Lucara Diamond seeks new mines, tech fuels growth

By: Reuters     2nd May 2019 Lucara Diamond Corp, which has recovered two of the largest diamonds in recent history, is turning to technology to ensure growth in an industry where new mine acquisitions remain elusive. For the Vancouver-based junior miner, that means using advanced technology like sorting based on atomic... 

Iamgold CEO expects more buyout deals in gold industry

By: Reuters     2nd May 2019 The gold industry is likely to see an increase in buyout deals in the near future as miners fight to attract a shrinking pool of investment capital, the chief executive of Canada's Iamgold said on Wednesday. The industry's buyout frenzy was sparked earlier this year when Barrick Gold and... 

New Ivanhoe president named as Johansson retires

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd May 2019 Tony Giardini has returned to Ivanhoe Mines and has been named president of the Canadian company, which is focusing on base metals and platinum-group metals projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Africa. Giardini, who was most recently executive VP and CFO of Toronto-based... 

Sherritt CEO undaunted by Trump’s tightening of embargo on Cuba

By: Bloomberg     30th April 2019 One of Cuba’s biggest foreign investors isn’t fazed by President Donald Trump’s push to make doing business in the communist-run Caribbean nation more difficult. David Pathe said Sherritt International has deep roots on the island, and the chief executive officer is hopeful renewed oil... 

Glass Lewis supports three dissident nominees at Hudbay Minerals

By: Bloomberg     29th April 2019 A prominent shareholder advisory firm has recommended investors partially support efforts from one of Hudbay Minerals Inc.’s largest investors to revamp the board, including withholding their votes for the company’s chairperson Alan Hibben. Glass Lewis urged investors to support three nominees... 

Agnico Eagle first-quarter profit falls but beats expectations

By: Reuters     26th April 2019 Agnico Eagle Mines, the biggest Canada-focused gold miner, reported an 18% decline in first-quarter profit on Thursday on lower gold production as its Meadowbank mine in Canada's Nunavut territory nears the end of its life. Even so, the Toronto-based company's net income of $37-million, or 16c a... 

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