Most actively traded companies on the TSX by The Canadian Press Posted Mar 13, 2015 3:03 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (14,731.49, down 39.23 points):Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Transportation. Up four cents, or 1.63 per cent, to $2.49 on 9.7 million shares.B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down four cents, or 2.11 per cent, to $1.86 on 5.9 million shares.Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Down 13 cents, or 0.93 per cent, to $13.78 on 5.4 million shares.Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX:PRE). Oil and gas. Up six cents, or 1.98 per cent, to $3.09 on 4.9 million shares.Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (TSX:PWT). Oil and gas. Down 10 cents, or 5.24 per cent, to $1.81 on 4.7 million shares.Romarco Minerals Inc. (TSX:R). Miner. Up 2.5 cents, or 5.32 per cent, to 49.5 cents on 4.2 million shares.Companies reporting major news:Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (TSX:ATD.B). Retailer. Up 47 cents, or 1.01 per cent, to $46.99 on 537,263 shares. The Quebec-based company said its proposed acquisition of The Pantry has passed the required waiting period under U.S. competition law, without changes. The US$1.7-billion deal which will add 1,500 locations in 13 states to Couche-Tard’s North American network is expected to close Monday.Cascades Inc. (TSX:CAS). Forest Products. Down 90 cents, or 11.28 per cent, to $7.08 on 1.6 million shares. The company posted a $47-million net loss in for the fourth quarter, which included a number of expenses such as asset write-downs and a loss on discontinued operations. Excluding those items, the Quebec-based packaging and tissue producer had $8 million of net earnings, down from $18 million or 19 cents per share a year earlier. Sales rose to $879 million from $844 million a year earlier.
Goldrich Mining Company has completed mobilisation equipment and supplies needed for its placer drill program and placer mining operations at Chandalar, Alaska. Goldrich NyacAU Placer is a 50/50 joint venture formed by Goldrich and NyacAU, managed by NyacAU to mine Goldrich’s various placer properties at Chandalar. Equipment and supplies with an approximate value of $4 million were delivered over the 90 mile winter trail between Coldfoot, Alaska and Chandalar. Total investment in equipment and assets mobilised to the site for both exploration and mining activities, including equipment previously purchased now exceeds $8 million.Bill Schara, CEO of Goldrich said “We are pleased with the progress being made. Both the placer drill program and the beginning of mining operations this summer have the potential to add significant value for Goldrich.”