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2014-03-11 08:32:57

OTTAWA, March 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) today expressed its support for the free trade agreement reached between Canada and Korea as the sector continues to pursue expanded markets in the Asia-Pacific region. "The hundreds of communities across Canada who depend on a strong forest products industry benefit from a strong export agenda," said the President and CEO of FPAC, David Lindsay. "The signing of this deal will help the forest products...

2014-03-11 08:23:18

Government of Canada signs agreement with strategic market for mining exports OTTAWA, March 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) commends the federal government on the signing of a new Free Trade Agreement with South Korea, an important market for Canada's mining products. Of specific interest to the Canadian mining industry is the agreement's reduction in tariffs, which are currently upwards of 8 per cent for metals including iron, aluminum and nickel....

2014-03-11 08:22:54

VANCOUVER, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sandstorm Gold Ltd. ("Sandstorm" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT: SAND, TSX: SSL) has released its unaudited results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013 (all figures in U.S. dollars). Fourth Quarter Highlights (3 Months) -- Record gold sales of 10,523 ounces, excluding Premier Royalty Inc.'s ("Premier Royalty") attributable ounces. -- Record revenue of $15.8 million. -- Average cash...

2014-03-11 08:22:36

2014 Revenue Objectives Complemented by $10 million of Cost Reductions VIRGINIA CITY, Nev., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comstock Mining Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE MKT: LODE) today announced selected financial results for the year ended December 31, 2013. The Company will host a conference call today, March 11, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time/11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live call will include a moderated Q&A, after the prepared comments by the Company. The dial-in telephone numbers...

2014-03-10 16:27:53

TORONTO, March 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Winner of the 2014 RBC Taylor Prize is Thomas King, author of The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People, published by Doubleday Canada. The $25,000 award was announced today in Toronto by Prize founder and chair, Noreen Taylor during a gala luncheon celebrating this year's Finalists. This was the 13th awarding of the country's most prestigious prize for literary non-fiction. Of the book, the jury notes: "Histories of North...

2014-03-10 16:23:13

(All Amounts in U.S. dollars unless stated otherwise) VANCOUVER, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) announced today that it has extended its offer to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Osisko Mining Corporation ("Osisko") (TSX: OSK, Deutsche Boerse: EWX) until 5:00 p.m. EDT on March 21, 2014. Osisko shareholders who tender to the offer will be entitled to receive 0.146 of a Goldcorp common share plus C$2.26 in cash for each Osisko common...

2014-03-10 08:35:41

OML-TSX VENTURE CERRITOS, CA, March 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Omni-Lite Industries Canada Inc. is pleased to announce that it has received orders for two of the U.S. military components that it has developed in the last 24 months. These contracts require that the Company deliver these components in the second quarter of 2014. In total, the Company is pleased to announce approximately $762,000 US ($842,010 CAD) in new orders, including those mentioned above, that include four divisions...

2014-03-10 08:24:06

CALGARY, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Vermilion Energy Inc. ("Vermilion", "We" or "Our") (TSX: VET) (NYSE: VET) is pleased to announce that our Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Ms. Sarah Raiss to our Board of Directors and to Vermilion's Governance and Human Resources Committee. From 2000 to 2011, Ms. Raiss was Executive Vice President for TransCanada Corporation where she was responsible for a broad portfolio including organizational excellence, enhancing...

2014-03-10 08:22:36

- Increased revenue 35 percent and increased Adjusted EBITDA 48 percent year-over-year DENVER, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Resolute Energy Corporation ("Resolute" or the "Company") (NYSE: REN) today reported financial and operating results for the period ended December 31, 2013, and provided guidance for 2014. Nicholas Sutton, Chief Executive Officer, said: "We have confirmed the value of our asset positions in the Permian Basin and the Powder River Basin by delivering...

2014-03-07 20:20:10

Airline celebrates contributions on eve of International Women's Day CALGARY, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - On the eve of International Women's Day, WestJet celebrates the contribution of women to the aviation industry in Canada and around the world. This weekend marks both International Women's Day and the launch of The Sky's No Limit - Girls Fly Too!, the largest event for women in aviation in Canada, at the Langley Regional Airport in Langley, B.C. The interactive event...