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Endeavour Silver Corp. has acquired a mining lease on the El Porvenir property in Mexico, which could help the Vancouver company expand its silver production there.
Duran Ventures Inc. has acquired the Smoky Valley uranium project in Nevada, the junior miner said Tuesday.
Consolidated Spire Ventures Ltd. said Thursday it has expanded the Prospect Valley gold property near Merritt, B.C., to 10,800 hectares.
Coal miner Luscar Energy Partnership posted a 50% rise in its third-quarter profit, due to higher export coal prices and bigger mine revenues.
Caribou Resources Corp. is paying C$13.5 million to buy oil and gas assets from a senior energy company.
The Canico Resource Corp. board of directors has recommended rejection of a C$730-million all-cash takeover bid from a subsidiary of Brazilian mining giant Companhia Vale do Rio Doce.
Canada Southern Petroleum Ltd. reported Monday that production from its Kotaneelee natural gas well in Western Canada has dropped sharply becase of water flooding.
There are some ways that Bernanke is likely to match - and even surpass - Greenspan, but others in which there will be a gap.
Australian mining giant BHP Billiton has invested $8 million US in SouthernEra Diamonds for 12 per cent stake in the Canadian diamond exploration company.
Aur Resources Inc. earned $31 million in the third quarter, up 50% from a profit of $20.7 million in the same period of 2004.