NR – As Support Grows for Raging River Capital LP, Taseko Mines Limited Shows Disturbing Signs of Desperation

–Raging River’s campaign for change is proving effective even before its nominees are on the Taseko Board. However, the support agreement with SailingStone Capital Partners LLC to nominate two directors is a facade to cover the reality that entrenched, self-interested...
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NR – Taseko adopts new shareholders’ vote policies and will add two new independent directors

VANCOUVER, Feb. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE MKT: TGB) (“Taseko” or the “Company”) announces that the Board of directors of Taseko, after engaging with certain larger shareholders, has approved two additions to the...
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Resource Clips – B.C. miners to face higher fines, longer prison terms in Mount Polley aftermath.

By Greg Klein. Delinquent miners in British Columbia could face up to $1 million in fines and three years in jail under a Mines Act amendment introduced February 25. The province vowed to impose stricter enforcement and heavier penalties in response to the collapse of a nearly...
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CTV – Amnesty International raises concerns over Canada’s anti-terrorism law, land rights

An annual report by human rights watchdog Amnesty International has put the spotlight on the rights of Canada’s indigenous people, highlighting the Liberal government’s vow to develop a public inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women. Canada was among 160 countries and...
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Canadian Manufacturing – Low metal and mineral prices to stifle growth in Canada’s territories in 2016. Report forecasts modest growth for Nunavut, Yukon, but almost no gain for N.W.T.

OTTAWA—Facing down falling metal and mineral prices, Canada’s territories are in for a year of sluggish growth, according to a new Conference Board of Canada report. The think tank’s latest Territorial Outlook forecasts positive, but stifled expansions for the economies of...
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TML NR – Taseko Mines: Dissidents fail to disclose bankruptcy involving a proposed director nominee

VANCOUVER, Feb. 25, 2016 /CNW/ – Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE MKT: TGB) (“Taseko” or the “Company”) today announced that dissident Raging River Capital LP (“RRC”), which has requisitioned a meeting of Taseko shareholders, failed...
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Fraser institute – Permit Times for Mining Exploration: How Long are They?

Fraser institute – Permit Times for Mining Exploration: How Long are They? Since 1997, the Fraser Institute has collected information from mining company executives around the world, who evaluate mining policies in jurisdictions worldwide. One theme that regularly appears...
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Northern Ontario Business – Ontario lagging in exploration permit approvals, says Fraser report

Ontario is a “laggard” among Canadian provinces in the time it takes to approve mining exploration permits, said a new report by the Fraser Institute. A survey of mining executives shows Ontario has a lot of work to do in gaining the confidence of the industry when it comes to...
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Globe and Mail – BC Wildlife Federation takes aim at ‘objectionable’ moose hunting quota.

 By Mark Hume An organization that represents more than 45,000 resident hunters and anglers in B.C. is complaining that the provincial government left it out of negotiations concerning the allocation of moose licences in the traditional territory of the Tsilhqot’in First Nations....
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Canadian Standard – Mining giant BHP Billiton reports half yearly loss of $5.67 bn

SYDNEY, Australia Mining giant BHP Billiton on Tuesday declared that it has suffered a half year net loss of $5.67 billion a first in more than 16 years amid fears that the current period of weak commodity prices may extend. The Anglo-Australian company’s result for the six...
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Kamloops This Week – Rare species abound in Ajax mine area.

By Cam Fortens The upper-level grasslands immediately south of the city have been tromped on and dug up by mining, logging and grazing and are criss-crossed by roads that brought noxious weeds. Despite a century of sometimes hard use, consultants working for KGHM Ajax — using an...
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Infotel – Ajax Mine project gets support from provincial organization.

By Jennifer Stahn KAMLOOPS – It may come as little surprise to many, but a provincial association representing more than 1,200 members from the B.C. construction industry has come out in support of the proposed Ajax Mine. The Independent Contractors and Businesses...
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