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As the Eagle’s Nest exploration project in Ontario’s Ring of Fire region blossomed into a potential mine, the exchange of data between the camp in the James Bay Lowlands and Noront Resources’ corporate headquarters in Toronto became overwhelming.

TransCanada’s four-and- a-half year wait for a presidential permit to build the Keystone XL Pipeline should soon be over. By this autumn, President Obama is expected to make a decision on whether construction of the 1,900 km pipeline from Alberta to Nebraska...

In an effort to capture the economic benefit of the growing renewable energy sector, lawmakers have proposed new legislation that would allow clean energy producers to form Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs). MLPs are set up to allow companies to raise funds...

We often highlight articles that would be interesting and relevant to the Firmex community. We thought you might find the following PwC research report insightful, analysing the top mining deals of 2012 and the deal outlook for 2013.  Down But Not Out It...

On March 5th, the PDAC convention in Toronto hosted a session on Financing in a Volatile Market, chaired by Daryl Hodges, President of Jennings Capital, and Marc Mills, VP of Investment Banking for National Bank Financial. Here are three lessons that...

We often highlight articles that would be interesting and relevant to the Firmex community. We thought you might find the following research results interesting, outlining M&A activity and financing in the oil and gas industry for Q4, 2012.  According to GlobalData's new...

Despite relatively robust metal prices, 2012 was an extraordinarily challenging year for the mining industry. Acquisitions completed under a pressure to grow came back to haunt many of the senior producers as capital and operating costs escalated, while juniors were undone by...

Earlier this month the Canadian government extended its review of CNOOC Ltd’s $15.1 billion bid to acquire Nexen Inc. The proposed deal has sparked vigorous public debate around state-owned enterprise (SOE) investment. It has also brought to light the lack of clarity...

In our 2012 M&A market outlook we predicted a positive recovery for M&A, based largely on 2H 2011 deal flow. Much of this activity is currently being generated in Canada, while the rest of the market seems to be slowing. According to...

Global M&A activity in the mining sector grew by about 50 percent last year to surpass $US100 billion, according to KPMG. Copper producer and Firmex customer, Quadra FNX Mining was part of the largest Canadian deal in the final quarter of the...