February 2011

Sun on a Kenyan Horizon: Africa Oil Completes Acquisition of Centric Energy

February 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

TOP STORY – ProspectingJournal.com – February 23, 2011 – LONDON, UK – It was a long time in the making, with the announcement going all the way back to November of last year, but Africa Oil’s [AOI – TSX.V] acquisition of Centric Energy was finalized this week. With nearly unanimous support (98.74% voting in favour [...]

Merger Mania: The Globalization of Trading on TSX, LSE, NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Boerse

Merger Mania: The Globalization of Trading on TSX, LSE, NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Boerse

February 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY – ProspectingJournal.com – February 18, 2011 – When last we were waiting with baited breath for Industry Minister of Canada Tony Clement to hand down a major announcement, he intervened on behalf of the government to disallow BHP Billiton’s takeover bid of Potash Corp. Soon, he’ll be on the hook for another sound bite [...]

Silver Linings: Silver Companies to Watch After Silver’s $30 Week

Silver Linings: Silver Companies to Watch After Silver’s $30 Week

February 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY – ProspectingJournal.com – February 10, 2011 – Trying to predict the direction in which the price of silver is going requires a lot more than spotting trends and following tickers. For many of us following the precious metals market, we must do what we can to quell our emotional attachments and look on with [...]

Blazing Trails in Brazil: Eagle Star Minerals’ Quest for a Billion Tonnes of Iron

Blazing Trails in Brazil: Eagle Star Minerals’ Quest for a Billion Tonnes of Iron

February 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

ANALYSIS – ProspectingJournal.com – February 2, 2011 – Already, the year has opened with a bang for Vancouver-based Eagle Star Minerals [EGE – TSX.V], as it successfully concluded its first stage of exploration on its Angico Iron project in North Eastern Brazil. An announcement dated back to January 18th not only relayed the information that [...]

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