Detour Gold Corp., a miner backed by billionaire hedge-fund manager John Paulson, is avoiding acquisitions that have hurt competitors to focus on its C$1.5 billion ($1.46 billion) project in northern Ontario.
Mitt Romney’s Michigan campaign headquarters in a suburban Detroit office building isn’t much bigger than a two-car garage. Fewer than a dozen volunteers and staff members milled about the cramped office late last week dialing potential voters on cell phones.
Aaron Regent, who was fired last week as chief executive officer of Barrick Gold Corp. after failing to boost the stock price, generated more profit for every dollar of pay last year than any of his peers in Canada and the U.S.
Trading in Southridge Enterprises Inc. was halted by the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission two days after the mining company said it was forming a partnership with Canada’s Kinross Gold Corp. in Mexico.