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Jeff Lewis

U.S. rejects permit for Alaska's Pebble mine, company vows appeal

Nov 25 2020

TORONTO/ANCHORAGE The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday issued its final decision denying a key water permit for the contentious Pebble Mine in Alaska, putting the project's future in doubt even as the company behind it plans to appeal the decision.

Gold mining emissions draw scrutiny after price surge

Nov 23 2020

JOHANNESBURG/TORONTO Investors are putting pressure on gold miners, whose high greenhouse gas emissions have been less scrutinized, to report transparently and take concrete steps to curb them after a rally in prices this year drew closer attention to the sector's footprint.

UPDATE 1-Endeavour Mining declares first dividend, eyes secondary listing

Nov 12 2020

* CEO will consider share buyback if underperformance continues (Adds analyst and management quotes)

Cenovus Energy to cut up to 25% of combined workforce with Husky after deal: companies

Oct 27 2020

TORONTO/WINNIPEG, Manitoba Cenovus Energy Inc plans to cut 20% to 25% of its workforce after it acquires Husky Energy Inc, the companies said on Tuesday, as Cenovus begins to slash costs in the Canadian oil patch's biggest merger in nearly four years.

Analysis: Cenovus-Husky deal creates new Canadian oil major, stokes hunger for deals

Oct 26 2020

WINNIPEG/TORONTO Cenovus Energy's acquisition of Husky Energy creates a new Canadian-owned major oil producer and lends the long-struggling oil patch greater stability during its biggest crisis in decades, with investors betting on further deals.

Analysis: As popularity slides, Alberta's Kenney has oil pipeline riding on U.S. vote

Oct 22 2020

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/TORONTO The premier of Canada's oil-producing province Alberta is losing popularity as the pandemic deepens its economic woes, highlighting the big pipeline bet that Jason Kenney has riding on the U.S. election.

UPDATE 1-Kinross Gold not 'under any pressure' to do deals, CEO says

Oct 20 2020

TORONTO, Oct 20 Canadian miner Kinross Gold Corp is not under any pressure to do deals, Chief Executive Paul Rollinson said on Tuesday, tamping down a media report that said it was eyeing a London listing and the sale of its business in the Americas.

UPDATE 2-Canada orders security review of Shandong bid for Arctic gold mine

Oct 16 2020

TORONTO, Oct 16 Canada has ordered a national security review of Shandong Gold Mining Co Ltd's bid to acquire a gold mine in the Canadian Arctic, the mine's owner said on Thursday, in the latest sign of pushback faced by China's state miners.

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