Wayne Hewgill, a geologist, gives his opinion on the Cascabel copper-gold porphyry discovery in Northern Ecuador.
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Constantine Metal announced the discovery of significant new zone on its Palmer project in Southeast Alaska in September 2014. Geologist Wayne Hewgill weighs in.
In November 2014, Amarc announced a new copper-molybdenum-silver discovery on its IKE project in Southern British Columbia. The project had intermittent exploration between 1969 and 2011 with three historical drill holes.
On Thursday, BHP Billiton specifically talked about how it expects to favor the red metal much more than iron in the near future.
Juniors are usually responsible for discoveries and early stage exploration, but 2014 has seen bigger miners spend their fair share on exploration as well.
While many jurisdictions claim to be “mining friendly,” Nevada could actually take the cake as one of the most favorable places for miners to be. Here’s a look at copper mining in the district of Yerington, Nevada.
Nevsun was up roughly 13 percent during morning trading hours, largely on news that mining fund QKR might be making a $1-billion bid for the company.
With news of a possible billion-dollar takeover bid for Eritrea-focused copper miner Nevsun Resources making headlines, investors are probably scratching their heads about QKR.
Canadian copper miner Nevsun Resources released its third-quarter results last Thursday, and they show increased copper production as well as higher copper grades. That’s given analysts plenty to mull over and praise.
Reuters reported that Mopani Copper Mines, owned by Glencore Plc (LSE:GLEN) has put roughly $800 million in Zambian copper projects on hold following the government’s witholding of $200 million in tax refunds.