Short interest is up a bit but the days to cover is a function of volume which is down nothing to get excited about in my opinion.
Lima, Peru — Mourners carried a coffin holding a 61-year-old farmer through the streets of a southern Peru port city Thursday after the man became the first fatality of a monthlong protest against a Mexican-owned copper mining project.
Agriculture Minister Juan Manuel Benites, the chief government negotiator in the dispute, said the widening protest against the Tia Maria project put at risk Peru's reputation as a top foreign investment destination.
Farmer Victoriano Huayna was killed Wednesday and 12 other protesters were wounded when police opened fire on a demonstration, authorities
A Canadian mining executive in Mongolia to try to enforce a judgement of more than $100 million against the government for expropriation has been found dead in his hotel room, authorities said Friday.
Jim Doak was chairman of Khan Resources, a TSX-listed firm whose licences to mine in the Dornod region were cancelled by Ulan Bator in 2009. The deposit is now operated by Russia's state-owned ARMZ Uranium Holding Co.
The dispute is one of several high-profile rows between the government and international mining firms which have soured the mineral-rich country's image as an investment-friendly destination.
Last month, an international arbitration tribunal in Paris awarded Khan Resources $103.8 million settlement after arbitration proceedings against the Mongolian government, the company said.
Doak, 59, arrived in Mongolia Sunday for meetings about the ruling and police said he was found dead in his hotel room on Thursday.
There was no immediate suspicion of foul play, a police spokesman added, with preliminary analysis showing no signs of visible trauma.
A mining boom saw Mongolia's GDP growth skyrocket to a world-leading 17.5 percent in 2011, but it has since fallen back dramatically and authorities are now trying to restore its
Yep just got back from Valpo a few minuted ago. 600 miles south is ok by me. Just going to crack cold ONE.
Thanks for asking.
prophit I'm in TC for the long haul. That said I see little value in wasting my time reading misstatements and outright lies from some of the less well educated here.
Yep will be in Santiago until the end of April. Scenery is holding up well........
I agree time to ignore Arnold and Copperlopper and any other naysayers.
Lets get on with the mining season and make some money.......
The sad thing is that Russ, the BOD and H-D are all making money here, it is the shareholders that are getting Shaft/Pit so to speak.