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Canada's small fertilizer companies shuffle ranks, search for capital

Capital-strapped small fertiliser companies in Canada are shuffling their senior executive ranks to draw investors in a period of weak prices. Stonegate Agricom, which is developing a phosphate mine in Idaho, said on Tuesday that CEO Mark...
17th September 2014
 
URANIUM

Cameco resumes jet boring at Cigar Lake mine

Canadian uranium miner Cameco said on Thursday that it has resumed jet-boring, a system of using water to carve out cavities in the ore body, at its Cigar Lake, Saskatchewan mine. Cameco said in July that problems with freezing the ore and the...
4th September 2014
 
AGRI INFRASTRUCTURE

Richardson gets Canada nod to buy some Glencore assets

Canadian grain handler Richardson International said on Thursday it has received approval from Canada's Competition Bureau for its C$800-million purchase of some country elevators, port grain-terminal space and processing plants from Glencore...
21st December 2012
 
M&A

Viterra opens up for bidding war, shares jump

Canada's largest grain handler, Viterra, said on Thursday it has opened its books to potential buyers, setting the stage for a possible bidding war and sending its shares 10 percent higher. Viterra said it has established a process for...
16th March 2012
 
POTASH

Saskatchewan premier shuns BHP golden share

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall said on Thursday he doesn't want a golden share in BHP Billiton's potash business as a means of easing the Canadian province's concerns about the Anglo-Australian miner's $39 billion takeover bid for Potash Corp. A...
28th October 2010
 
ZINC

HudBay halts Manitoba mine, concentrator

Base-metals miner HudBay Minerals will suspend operations at its Chisel North zinc mine and concentrator in Snow Lake, Manitoba, because of low metals prices and the economic downturn, the company announced on Friday.
9th January 2009
 
PEOPLE

San Gold names new COO

TSX Venture Exchange-listed San Gold has appointed Ian Berzins as the firm's new COO, effective May 1.
1st May 2008
 
 
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