Potash Corp. & Agrium Inc. merger should pay off

Potash Corp. & Agrium Inc. merger should pay off

Agrium Inc. has now completed its merger with Potash Corp. The new combined company, Nutrien, has benefited from higher commodity prices and better-than-expected cost cutting following the merger. This industry giant has also made strategic acquisitions to further spur its earnings.

The company has raised its… Read More

This driller taps rising demand for specialty services

This driller taps rising demand for specialty services

Demand for the services of this specialized drilling contractor rises and falls with the cyclical mining industry.

Its results in the latest quarter reflect that relationship, with cash flow up 66% on increased global demand—especially in South and Central America.


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MAJOR DRILLING (Toronto symbol MDI; www.majordrilling.com)… Read More

Drilling rebound will spur their gains

MAJOR DRILLING $4.90 (Toronto symbol MDI; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (1-866-264-3986; www.majordrilling.com; Shares outstanding: 80.3 million; Market cap: $393.5 million; No dividends paid) is a large contract driller that mainly serves the mining industry.
Major believes that mining activity continues to deplete the world’s more easily accessible mineral reserves. That… Read More

Recovering resources spur their gains

MAJOR DRILLING $6.95 (Toronto symbol MDI; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (1-866-264-3986; www.majordrilling.com; Shares outstanding: 80.3 million; Market cap: $566.9 million; No dividends paid) is a large contract driller that mainly serves the mining industry.
Major believes that mining activity continues to deplete the world’s more easily accessible… Read More