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  • Mercer International posts 3Q profit Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 5:03 AM ET

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia _ Mercer International Inc. on Friday reported net income of $112.4 million in its third quarter. The Vancouver, British Columbia- based company said it had net income of $1.74 per share. Mercer International shares have risen 18 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Oct 30- Newmont Mining Corp reported lower third-quarter earnings on Thursday but the largest U.S.-based gold miner beat market expectations and also reduced its forecast for gold production costs this year. Newmont said it now expected 2014 all-in sustaining costs for producing an ounce of gold to be $1,020 to $1,080. Newmont, which has mines in North and...

  • OTTAWA, Oct 30- A major electricity transmission project linking the Canadian province of Quebec with New York City has cleared a significant hurdle, opening the door to construction within a year, the executive behind the proposal said on Thursday. Don Jessome, chief executive officer of Albany- based Transmission Developers Inc., said a U.S. presidential...

  • Westport beats 3Q profit forecasts Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 6:24 PM ET

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia _ Westport Innovations Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $25.5 million in its third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 44 cents per share. Analysts expected $27.7 million, according to Zacks.

  • The largest U.S.-based gold miner said attributable net income from continuing operations was $210 million, or 42 cents a share, in the quarter, down from a profit of $419 million, or 84 cents a share, in the same period last year. Adjusted net income was $249 million, or 50 cents per basic share, compared with $217 million, or 44 cents per basic share, in the prior year...

  • TORONTO, Oct 30- Goldcorp Inc said on Thursday it expected "very strong" fourth-quarter production after its third-quarter earnings and output fell short of market expectations, pushing its stock down to a six-year low. We expect a very strong fourth-quarter finish, "Goldcorp Chief Executive Officer Chuck Jeannes said on a conference call.

  • TORONTO, Oct 30- Bombardier Inc reported quarterly earnings that topped expectations on Thursday and said it had put plans for a plane-building joint venture in Russia on hold due to political and economic conditions there, potentially jeopardizing a large Russian order. The Canadian plane and train maker had been in talks with state-owned industrial and...

  • TORONTO, Oct 30- Vice Media, a maker of edgy videos popular with younger viewers, has teamed up with Rogers Communications Inc to build a studio in Toronto to produce news, documentaries and other content with Canadian filmmakers. The C $100 million deal announced by the companies on Thursday includes plans for a Vice TV network across Canada.

  • Oct 30- Mosaic Co on Thursday forecast record-high global phosphate and potash shipments in 2015 despite concerns that weak crop prices would reduce farmers' fertilizer purchases. Corn and wheat prices plunged this autumn to multiyear lows amid a huge but delayed U.S. harvest. Dan Basse, president of research company AgResource said on Wednesday in Winnipeg...

  • Resolute Forest Products posts 3Q loss Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 10:57 AM ET

    MONTREAL _ Resolute Forest Products Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $116 million in its third quarter. The Montreal- based company said it had a loss of $1.23 per share. Resolute Forest Products shares have climbed 11 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • UPDATE 2-Goldcorp results lag expectations, stock drops Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    TORONTO, Oct 30- Goldcorp Inc, the world's biggest gold producer by market value, reported lower-than-expected adjusted earnings on Thursday as production lagged expectations, sending its stock sharply lower. The Vancouver, British Columbia- based miner said adjusted earnings fell to $70 million, or 9 cents a share, in the quarter from $190 million, or 23 cents a...

  • NEW YORK Oct 30- News and information company Thomson Reuters Corp on Thursday said more clients of its Financial& Risk business added new products than cancelled, the first time since 2008 that net sales were positive in the Americas, Asia and Europe. Net sales are an important metric for the division that serves the banking industry and one that Thomson Reuters...

  • *Q3 adjusted profit $0.12/ shr vs est $0.09/ shr. Q3 revenue up 21 pct to $4.91 bln vs est $4.81 bln. Oct 30- Bombardier Inc, a Canadian plane and train maker, on Thursday reported better-than-expected third-quarter earnings as aircraft deliveries shot up nearly 60 percent.

  • Oct 30- U.S. fertilizer company Mosaic Co's quarterly profit jumped 63 percent as it sold more phosphate at higher prices. "The improving demand momentum for both potash and phosphates that started in the fourth quarter of 2013 continued," Chief Executive Jim Prokopanko said in a statement. The company, however, said its phosphate sales volumes would fall to...

  • Fertilizer maker Mosaic's quarterly profit jumps 63 pct Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 7:14 AM ET

    Oct 30- U.S. fertilizer company Mosaic Co's quarterly profit jumped 63 percent as it sold more phosphate at higher prices. The company's net earnings rose to $202 million, or 54 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30 from $124 million, or 29 cents per share, a year earlier. "The improving demand momentum for both potash and phosphates that started in the...

  • Progressive Waste Solutions posts 3Q profit Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 6:57 AM ET

    VAUGHAN, Ontario _ Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. on Thursday reported earnings of $40.8 million in its third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 28 cents per share. Progressive Waste Solutions expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.31 to $1.32 per share, with revenue expected to be $2...

  • Oct 30- Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier Inc reported a better-than-expected profit in the third quarter as the number of aircraft it delivered shot up nearly 60 percent. After hiking the estimated cost of the program by $1 billion to $4.4 billion in February, test flights were halted in May after an engine failed during tests. Revenue from the...

  • Bombardier profit nearly halves on charge for job cuts Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 6:12 AM ET

    Oct 30- Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier Inc's quarterly profit dropped nearly 50 percent as it took a $120 million charge related to previously announced job cuts. The Montreal- based company's net income fell to $74 million, or 3 cents per share, in the quarter ended Sept. 30, from $147 million, or 8 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose nearly 21...

  • HudBay Minerals misses 3Q profit forecasts Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 5:03 AM ET

    TORONTO _ HudBay Minerals Inc. on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $43.9 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 6 cents per share. HudBay Minerals shares have fallen 5.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HONG KONG, Oct 30- Even as China quickly expands the use of its currency to financial hubs in Asia and Europe this year, bankers are already looking to Canada and Middle East as the next growing regions for their offshore yuan buinsess. "There is big potential in the Middle East and Canada in terms of where's next for offshore yuan development, and the needs there are...