Category: Lumina Copper
23 Posts
POSTED ON August 19, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

This morning, one of the best performing and fastest growing copper companies in the world, First Quantum Minerals (FM:TSX), closed their acquisition of Ross Beaty’s Lumina Copper and the behemoth Taca Taca copper project.  That company was the sixth and final iteration of the Lumina Group companies to be developed and sold under the guidance of… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 23, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Ecuador has a terrible reputation as a mining jurisdiction, ever since the government there passed a 70% windfall profits tax on metals mined, highlighted by the fact that major miner Kinross abandoned the Fruta Del Norte gold project there last year, which they paid over $1.2 billion for in 2009. So I have no idea… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 17, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

As reported earlier this morning, Lumina Copper, was halted pending news and most people familiar with the story anticipated that it would announce a take over.  We suspected a Chinese bidder, but also cited First Quantum as a potential buyer and that’s exactly who has stepped up to acquire Ross Beaty’s Argentine copper developer for $470 million in cash… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 17, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Ross Beaty’s Lumina Copper (LCC:TSXV) which is developing the world-class Taca Taca copper deposit in Argentina has see renewed interest over the past month from investors as rumors spread that a buyer may be close to pulling the trigger on the multi-billion project.  This morning, the company’s stock is halted pending an announcement. Shares of… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 30, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

In an announcement that went, in my opinion, underreported but has potentially huge ramifications for the natural resources sector in Argentina was that the Paris Club of creditor nations and Argentina have come to an agreement for repaying nearly $10 billion in debts which are currently in arrears.  Why this is significant for the natural resources… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 27, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

LCC data by YCharts Ross Beaty’s Lumina Copper (LCC:TSXV) which is developing the world-class Taca Taca copper asset (21.15 billion pounds of copper, 5.56 million ounces of gold and 615.8 million pounds of molybdenum) in Argentina has caught a bid, up $1.23 per share to $7.61 at the time of writing. The company released a mandatory… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 03, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Canadian mining legend Ross Beaty, who founded Pan American Silver and the Lumina Copper Franchise, and made fortunes during the last decade’s resource bull market, is quietly making moves in the junior mining sector again. Earlier today Magellan Minerals announced a deal to sell to Ross its Pocone gold belt exploration projects in Western Brazil… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 11, 2014 BY James Kwantes

There are many interesting things about Hudbay’s takeover offer for the 84% of Augusta Resource that it doesn’t already own – an offer that has breathed a bit more life into a moribund mining M&A scene that is slowly reviving. Augusta is developing the advanced-stage Rosemont copper deposit southeast of Tucson, Arizona, which is projected… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 21, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Copper and silver mining legend and environmentalist Ross Beaty joined Cambridge House Live at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference in Vancouver this past Sunday. Beaty is best known for founding Pan American Silver, one of the world’s largest primary silver producers, and the Lumina Copper franchise, one of the most successful copper exploration groups ever,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 16, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Today is the one year anniversary of making this video with my brother. I thought it would be a great opportunity to share some of my favourite mining and energy quotes, starting with one from Mr. Lowell, of course: “If there’s anything my career says about me, it’s that I’m very good at being wrong.”… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 27, 2013 BY CEOEditor

Anchor Andrew Bell sported an arm sling on his Commodities program on BNN television earlier, citing a cycling accident. The show must go on, however and three CEOs joined Bell this morning to tell their stories. Brian McLachlan, President and CEO of Yoho Resources (TSXV:YO), was the first guest on the program. Yoho are developing oil… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 15, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

Bloomberg is out with a great article this morning on the junior mining sector (Hat tip to Jon Jones @ Haywood for forwarding). According to the article, mining acquisitions under $1 billion have slumped to an 8 year low. Additionally, there are 972 mining companies in Canada with no revenue over the past 12 months,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 30, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

In reviewing Lumina Copper’s corporate presentation earlier we were amazed at how cool the company’s Taca Taca project looks in photos. This is what the World’s largest copper deposit available for sale (owned by a junior exploration company) looks like. Taca Taca is the “Best deposit in the worst market” Lumina’s largest shareholder Ross Beaty… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 16, 2013 BY James Kwantes

By James Kwantes, World of Mining Rebalancing, Part 2: Signs of life (click here for part 1) In my last post, I detailed the positions that I’ve sold (Amerigo Resources, Sandstorm Gold/Metals & Energy) or dramatically reduced (Lumina Copper) in the past couple of months. This post takes a closer look at stocks I’ve purchased… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 28, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

In an interview with CEO.CA on April 26, 2013 mining legend Ross Beaty told us, “I don’t think it’s time for me to invest just yet, but its getting close.” Yesterday Beaty announced that he had purchased 221,000 shares in Lumina Copper Corp. (TSXV:LCC) at an average cost of $4.68 in the open market on June… Continue Reading

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