Sunridge Gold (SGC: TSX.V/SGCNF: OTCQX) has struck a US$65 million cash deal to sell its 60% interest in the Asmara Mining Share Company (AMSC), holder of the Asmara Project in Eritrea, to state-owned Sichuan Road & Bridge Mining Investment Development Corp. Ltd. (SRBM) for an upfront purchase price of US$65 million cash. Continue reading Sunridge Gold Sold its 60% Share in Eritrea Mine to China→
NEVSUN Resource (NYSEMKT:NSU) is operator of the Bisha mine. It is one of the highest grade open pit copper mines in the world. The Bisha mine is located in Eritrea.
Due to its high grade, it has one of the lowest operating cash cost in the entire industry. In fact, the mine produces 196 million pounds of copper at a cash cost of only $1.05. Based on the current price of $2.8, it is possible to calculate a profit margin of almost 63%. Clearly, Nevsun will continue to stay largely profitable even if the copper price continue its downtrend.
With this incredible margin, the company has a trailing twelve months earnings per share of $0.47. It is important to mention that the firm pays a dividend of $0.16 per year. It represents an annual yield of 4.4%. Continue reading Why I Bought Nevsun Resources→