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File shot of work at an Osisko mine site.
File shot of work at an Osisko mine site.
(Mathieu Dupuis/Osisko Mining)

Interest in Goldcorp’s Primero sale puts spotlight back on Osisko bid

Goldcorp Inc.’s sale of $225-million of shares in Primero Mining Corp. drew a lineup of buyers, yet another signal that interest in the gold sector is heating up.

And it means shares of Osisko Mining are likely to get some attention on Thursday morning as the sale gives hostile bidder Goldcorp more cash to potentially raise the bid.